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Dec 15, 2012

Sheriff’s annual Winter Coat Drive provides more than 1,500 winter jackets in Worcester County

Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis with members and staff from Tradewinds Clubhouse during the sheriff’s visit to drop off winter coats for the sheriff’s annual winter coat drive.

Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis with members and staff from Tradewinds Clubhouse during the sheriff’s visit to drop off winter coats for the sheriff’s annual winter coat drive.

SOUTHBRIDGE —  Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis recently spent the day visiting local charities throughout Worcester County including Tradewinds Clubhouse, St. Mary’s Church and Catholic Charities of Southbridge to personally hand deliver over 1,500 winter jackets for the conclusion of the tremendously successful 2012 Sheriff’s Winter Coat Drive.

The Sheriff’s Winter Coat Drive is an annual event that has in previous years provided new or lightly used winter coats to families in need throughout Worcester County. Read more…

Dec 10, 2012

Worcester County Sheriff Swears-In 27 New Correction Officers

38th BRTAWorcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis recently welcomed 27 new correction officers including four Worcester residents, Officer LexaMarie Carrero, Officer Richard Brandt, Officer William Gauthier and Class President Officer Kegan Cline to the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office during a graduation ceremony held last month at Worcester Technical High School.

All four Correction Officers are part of the 38th Graduating class of the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office Basic Recruit Training Academy. The group of twenty five men and two women were the third class to graduate under Sheriff Evangelidis’ new increased hiring standards which he introduced shortly after taking office. The new class of recruits also referred to themselves as the “The Surge.”
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Dec 6, 2012

‘So much more than a coat’

Sheriff drops off winter clothing at Gardner’s CAC

Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis, left, speaks with Julie Meehan, right, executive director at the Gardner CAC, Wednesday.

Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis, left, speaks with Julie Meehan, right, executive director at the Gardner CAC, Wednesday.

GARDNER — More than 100 winter coats, as well as snow pants and winter boots, were delivered to the Gardner Community Action Committee’s office on Wednesday morning.

“Winter coats do matter,” said Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis. “This is so much more than a coat.” Read more…

Nov 26, 2012

Sheriff’s Face2Face program gets high marks from Spencer school

Knox Trail Jr. High School Principal Joyce Nelson, wearing an inmate uniform, is flanked by Spencer Police Chief David Darrin, left, and Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis

SPENCER —  Since the beginning of last school year, Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis has been on a
mission delivering a sobering message to middle and high school students about the dangers of substance abuse with his regionally recognized Face2Face Program.
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