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Dec 23, 2011

Sheriff, Brown Greet New Correction Officers

Worcester Telegram & Gazette
By Linda Bock

29 MAKE HISTORY AS FIRST CLASS TO MEET NEW HIRING STANDARDS

WORCESTER — Bad hours. Low pay. Work on Christmas.

Welcome to the team.

Worcester County Sheriff Lewis G. Evangelidis and U.S. Sen. Scott P. Brown, R-Mass., welcomed and congratulated a group of the newest correction officers yesterday at their graduation at the Worcester Technical High School. The 26 men and three women, “The Mighty 36th,” made history yesterday as the first class of correction officers in 36 sessions to meet the department’s new hiring standards in a rigorous 12-week training program.
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Dec 23, 2011

29 New Correctional Officers On Job

The Sentinel & Enterprise
By Alana Melanson

WORCESTER — The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office graduated 29 new correctional officers in a ceremony at Worcester Technical High School Thursday morning, including four men and one woman from Fitchburg and its surrounding towns.

“This job is not an easy one and our success can be difficult to quantify, measured by which crimes are never committed,” Sheriff Lew Evangelidis told graduates. “We are not only responsible for the care, custody and control of inmates, but we have a responsibility to utilize periods of incarceration to make our community safer by working to ensure the inmates are more productive citizens upon their release.”
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Dec 22, 2011

The Sheriff Helps Out

The Sentinel & Enterprise
By Brett Crawford

Westminster resident Mary Trainque receives a free turkey, a pie and a can of cranberry sauce from Worcester County Sheriff Lewis Evangelidis at the Westminster Senior Center, Tuesday as part of the 2011 Sheriff’s Senior Citizen Holiday Dinner Program. More than 300 meals were given out to seniors in need throughout Worcester County.

Dec 22, 2011

Sheriff, Deputy Deliver the Goods

The Athol Daily News

ATHOL — A touch of the Christmas spirit was felt just a little bit early by 15 randomly-chosen seniors on Tuesday, as they received free frozen turkeys (from 14 to 16 pounds), cranberry sauce and pies from the Worcester County Sheriff’s Office. The seniors were selected via a lottery from a pool of those involved in at least one of the many Council on Aging’s programs. Read more…

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