Jul 17, 2013
LETTER TO THE EDITOR / GREG PARSON
Sentinel & Enterprise
For several years now, the Leominster American Little League program has benefited from the community work-release program of the Worcester County Sheriff’s department. Sheriff Lew Evangelidis has built a program that allows inmates to give back to the community in tangible ways.
Jul 9, 2013
By Michael Hartwell/Sentinel and Enterprise
The free “Ping4alerts!” app allows public-safety agencies to send messages to people who are located in targeted areas. Evangelidis said the system is much cheaper than the old Reverse 911 system the office used to offer and offers more flexibility and faster response times.
Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis is embracing smartphone technology with this week’s deployment of a new emergency notification system that sends emergency text messages to people who opt in.
Jul 8, 2013
By Joy Richard/ The Southbridge Evening News
Reverse 911 calls are slipping out of vogue, as cost-effective phone apps are now providing emergency alert services. In a world where the weather is ever changing and the social climate has been rockier than ever, the Worcester County Sheriff ’s Office has recently unveiled their new system of public warnings. Sheriff Lew Evangelidis sat down to speak about the “Ping4alerts” app on Tuesday, July 2, at his West Boylston office. Read more…
Jul 8, 2013
LETTER TO THE EDITOR/ JOSEPH CHARIELLE
The Telegram and Gazette