Which sure beats handing out oatmeal cookies.
Unfortunately it looks as though the expanded hours on weekends for UMass Health Services to deal with all the drunks probably is not going to happen.
And yes, it's great UMass has agreed to fund two AFD ambulances. But the problem is not who pays for the ambulances, it's that we can only put five on the road at one time. And there have been times when five was not enough.
Can we maybe get UMass to fund two more additional permanent professional firefighters?
AFD call volumes since 1975