Aug 19, 2011
The Webster Times
Dudley – An inmate work crew was recently at Shepherd Hill Regional High School.
On a recent visit the Sheriff spoke with Principal, Mary Pierangeli who said “The work was completed in a professional and timely manner with considerable savings to the district. Without your assistance, it would not have been possible for our maintenance staff to complete this work along with their other summer projects.” Read more…
Aug 19, 2011
The Blackstone Valley Tribune
Sutton- Sheriff Evangelidis doesn’t celebrate his birthday and hasn’t since he was 9 years old. However, he agreed to a party this year because it was turned into a way to give back to Worcester County. His 50th birthday party was recently held, in Sutton, and those that attended were asked to bring food or monetary donations for the town’s food pantry. The response was overwhelming. The pantry is dedicated to providing food and household essentials to Blackstone Valley families in need. Read more…
Aug 17, 2011
By Jeremy Shulkin
At the end of April of this year, first-term Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis celebrated his 100th day in office with a release touting his accomplishments in a time span of less than four months. Ticking off a list of Evangelidis’ reforms at the House of Correction in West Boylston, such as “remov[ing] politics from the department,” changing hiring standards, emphasizing community-service work and drug-prevention programs in schools, the release ends with Evangelidis saying, “I am grateful to have been given this extraordinary opportunity. I look forward to getting up and going to work every day and doing what I can to make our community safer.” Read more…
Jun 10, 2011
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
By Lew Evangelidis
As sheriff of Worcester County, my highest priority is the safety of our citizens. Gov. Deval Patrick’s recent decision to withdraw from the Secure Communities Act, a federal program designed to identify and deport illegal immigrants who have been arrested, will hinder rather than support law enforcement efforts to keep our communities safe.