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Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable

Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of men and women incorporated in 1999. The goal of the Roundtable is to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence through community education and networking and to improve the coordination between public and private services for victims and families touched by domestic violence.

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Two-Alarm Fire In Wayland Leaves Home Damaged

Wayland Patch 3/2/20 Two-Alarm Fire In Wayland Leaves Home Damaged. Wayland firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at a condominium development off of Mainstone Road on Sunday night.

Wayland Fire Department is offering a Friends and Family CPR course, January 29

The Wayland Fire Department is offering a Friends and Family CPR course to the public on January 29. The class is free and it will be held from 6-8pm at the Public Safety Building. Deadline for signup January 17. The Friends and Family CPR program focuses on hands only CPR as well as relieving choking emergencies.

This course is appropriate for people who do not need a course completion card. It is designed for community groups, parents, grandparents, caregivers, schools and students, and others interested in learning how to save a life.

The Wayland Fire Department offers quarterly public CPR training. If you need CPR training, please contact us to learn more at

Wayland Fire Dept. Receives Grant To Reduce Cancer Risk

Wayland Patch 12/11/19: Wayland Fire Dept. Receives Grant To Reduce Cancer Risk. Wayland Fire Department is among many in the state to receive grant funding intended to help reduce firefighter exposure to cancer-causing chemicals on the job. Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito on Tuesday announced 174 fire departments would receive a total of $920,000 to use toward gear and equipment.

Wayland Fire Department Open House, October 12

The Wayland Firefighters Association would like to invite you to the annual Wayland Fire Dept. Open house on Saturday, October 12, 11am-2pm, at the Public Safety Building at 38 Cochituate Rd. This event is free to the public and includes free Papa Gino’s pizza, face painting, activities for kids, a visit from Sparky the Fire Dog, and much more for the family. We hope to see you there. Remember, fire safety week starts Saturday October 6 and runs to October 12. Let’s start off by testing smoke and co alarms in the home to make sure they’re in proper working condition.

FEMA Grants Awarded To Wayland, Sudbury Fire Departments

FEMA Grants Awarded To Wayland, Sudbury Fire Departments. Fire departments in Sudbury and Wayland are getting extra funding thanks to the federal government. FEMA awarded the Sudbury, Wayland and Winthrop fire departments over $700 thousand in federal grants to aid local firefighters.

Man seriously injured at Wayland construction site

WCVB Channel 5 7/9/19: Man flown to trauma center after getting hit by construction equipment, officials say. A worker was flown to a Boston hospital Tuesday after getting hit by a piece of construction equipment, according to Wayland Fire Chief Neil McPherson. The incident happened at about 11:45 a.m. at a construction site near the intersection of Route 30 and Rice Road.

Wayland Town Crier 7/9/19: Man seriously injured at Wayland construction site. A tractor trailer driver delivering construction trailers to a Rice Road work site on Tuesday suffered serious injuries when he was hit in a chest by one of the trailers.

Sitting Ducks No More: Wayland Firefighters Rescue 10 Ducklings

Wayland Patch 6/13/19: Sitting Ducks No More: Wayland Firefighters Rescue 10 Ducklings. Spring is baby season and for some fire departments, that means unusual calls for animal rescue. Wayland Fire Department received one such call on Saturday and jumped into action to rescue the little guys.