Sunday, April 21, 2013
Dr. David Miller said he was "cautiously optimistic" about Winchester native and MBTA Officer Richard Donohue Jr.'s recovery after he was wounded during a shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects early Friday morning.
During a press conference Sunday afternoon at Mount Auburn Hospital, Dr. David Miller said he was "cautiously optimistic" about Winchester native and MBTA Officer Richard Donohue Jr.'s recovery after he was wounded during a shoot-out with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects early Friday morning. Following the conference, Dr. Russell Nauta, professor of surgery at Mount Auburn Hospital, explained what happened to Donohue Jr. "He was shot through the anterior thigh and there was an entrance wound and no exit wound so the bullet remains in the leg," Nauta said, adding that there were no fractures and partial transection of three out of the four blood vessels that are in the leg. "There was bleeding from the wound that led to cardiac arrest …
Friday, February 22, 2013
The classes are meant to show residents the inner workings of the Dedham Police Department.
The Dedham Community Police Academy ended their last tutorial with a bang Wednesday morning. Members of a Dedham Retired Men's Club got to see first hand some of the firearms training that Dedham officers go through using a simulation program that shows them different scenarios they may see through the course of duty. "It's like a big video game for cops," said Sgt. Frank MacMillan who ran Wednesday's session. The purpose of the tutorials, held at Endicott Estate, is to show Dedham residents, first hand information on how their police department works. “It’s more on a personal level than it is a professional level at this point. Hopefully it will open up the communications between us and the public," MacMillan said. “We’ve already actually…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Patch stopped by Shaw's Star Market on Providence Highway to ask residents how they were preparing for the blizzard.
The National Weather Service is calling this a "potential historic storm" for the Dedham area, and already residents are heading to the supermarkets to stock up on items. So we decided to ask a few residents how they were preparing for the storm. How are you preparing for the blizzard? Tell us in the comments section below.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Wellesley-based medical facility held a ribbon cutting ceremony at the new office in Dedham.
In 2008, when Dr. Edward Levitan first opened Visions HealthCare in Wellesley, he wanted to create a facility that combined eastern and western medicine. "The major problem is that doctors tend to prescribe medicine to cover-up the symptoms, instead of actually treating the problem that's causing them," he said. On Tuesday, the medical facility celebrated the opening of it's second location at 910 Washington St. in Dedham. "I'm ecstatic! This is a culmination of years of hard work," he said. "And now we have a facility that represents who we are and what we do." The facility will speacialize in Acupuncturists, Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, Bodywork, Spiritual Alignment, Nutrition, and Energy Healing.
Friday, February 1, 2013
The Dedham Recreation Department wanted to create more programs that would not only allow the youth to be creative, but to also spark an interest in the sciences.
The Dedham Parks and Recreation Department is always finding new ways to educate the youth of Dedham through sports and the arts. But for Assistant Director Debbie Anderson, she felt that there was something missing, she wanted to see programs that dealt with science. That's when she got together with Carl Geden, an engineer and science teacher, to create a robotics program. "I wanted to expand our enrichment programs," Anderson said. "That was one of the areas I wanted to hit for the kids." And Geden was excited about the program because he enjoys teaching kids engineering. He feels that there are not enough people encouraging students to enter the field. "I want to provide an introduction to trigger their minds so they can say 'ah I …