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South County EMS
David Zamojski and Gary Ponce, paramedics with South County EMS, check the equipment and drug inventory of one of their ambulances at the South Deerfield Fire Department Monday, June 15. Recorder/Matt Burkhartt

South County EMS safe from budget cuts

Thursday, June 18, 2015

SOUTH DEERFIELD — Deerfield will level-fund South County’s new regional ambulance service for next year, despite initial protests and a request for cuts by the town’s Finance Committee. Voters approved the $1.1 million budget during a special town meeting Wednesday night. Under the inter-municipal agreement that governs the service, the town will be assessed for 51.76 percent of the total, … 0

Budget cut for South County ambulance?

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

DEERFIELD — South County EMS, the regional ambulance serving Deerfield, Whately and Sunderland, marks its one-year anniversary at the end of the month, and the financial picture is looking pretty good: to date, the service has only spent 55 percent of the $1,079,139 allocated to it by the three towns, and the Board … 0

Six months in, South County EMS recognized with innovation award

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

WHATELY — Whately, Deerfield and Sunderland have won the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s Kenneth E. Pickard Municipal Innovation Award for its role in the creation of South County Emergency Medical Service, a new regional ambulance service that went live July 1. According to a letter from the MMA, South County EMS was one of three town projects in the state to win the award … 0