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Norfolk Juvenile Probation employee organizes clothing drive for local shelters impacted by a decrease in donations due to the pandemic 

12/14/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

During a conversation about the holidays at local shelters, Scharliea DaRoza, a Norfolk Juvenile Case Specialist, learned that donations have sharply decreased during the pandemic.

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Brockton District Court hosts canned food drive and winter hat and glove drive to help those struggling during the pandemic  

11/17/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

Brockton District Court is hosting canned food and winter hat and gloves drives at the court to help those struggling during the pandemic.

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Holyoke District Court Probationer Officer II Antonio Padilla is named the first recipient of the Margaret Elizabeth Oglesby Award 

11/12/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

Holyoke District Court Probation Officer II and former US Marine Antonio Padilla, was presented with the first Margaret Elizabeth Oglesby Award at the Massachusetts Probation Service 4th Annual Veterans Day Breakfast.

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Quincy District Probation Officer Maureen B. Coyle passes away unexpectedly and son’s team pays tribute to her 

11/09/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

Quincy District Probation Officer Maureen B. (Dolan) Coyle—a 36-year Probation employee who worked at the Roxbury Court and the Office of the Commissioner of Probation—passed away unexpectedly on October 14, at the age of 56, of a brain aneurysm.

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Roxbury Court Program hosts a drive-by graduation ceremony 

11/05/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

Seven participants of a new program, “Young Men’s Evolution,” were presented with certificates of completion on their front doorsteps by Probation Officer Edith Alexander as part of a drive-by graduation ceremony this week.

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Five men and women took oath to become American citizens at Bristol Superior Court's third annual Naturalization Ceremony 

10/27/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

Two men and three women took an Oath of Allegiance to become American citizens Friday, October 23, at the third annual Bristol Superior Court Naturalization Ceremony at the Fall River Justice Center.

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Massachusetts courts launch statewide, week-long food and supply drives for local charities as part of the Trial Court’s 4th annual Cultural Appreciation Week  

10/19/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

More than 70 state courts as well as court offices and departments are hosting food and supply drives across the Commonwealth as part of the Massachusetts Trial Court’s statewide 4th annual Cultural Appreciation Week 2020 (CAW), October 19-23. 

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Essex County Juvenile Probation hosts week-long, three-city supply drive as part of the Trial Court’s 4th annual Cultural Appreciation Week  

10/19/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

More than 70 state courts as well as court offices and departments are hosting food and supply drives across the Commonwealth as part of the Massachusetts Trial Court’s statewide 4th annual Cultural Appreciation Week 2020 (CAW), October 19-23.

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Berkshire County Courts to host week-long food and supply drive for local charities as part of the Trial Court’s 4th annual Cultural Appreciation Week  

10/16/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

More than 70 state courts as well as court offices and departments are hosting food and supply drives across the Commonwealth as part of the Massachusetts Trial Court’s statewide 4th annual Cultural Appreciation Week 2020 (CAW), October 19-23.

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The Massachusetts Probation Service announces annual award in honor of Margaret Oglesby, former Hampshire Superior Chief Probation Officer, military leader and hero  

10/05/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Massachusetts Probation Service has established the Margaret Elizabeth Oglesby Award which will be presented to an MPS employee and military veteran with distinguished service at the MPS Annual Veterans Breakfast.

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A federal grant helps extend sober housing for probationers 

9/28/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

A grant from the Office of Justice Programs Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding will help extend sober housing for probationers.

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Probate & Family Probation employees provide face masks to the community and colleagues 

9/22/2020 Massachusetts Probation Service

During the pandemic, Barnstable and Essex Probate & Family staff are providing face masks to the community and to colleagues.

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Supreme Judicial Court Issues New Order Regarding Jury Trials and Operation of Courts  

9/17/2020 Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court

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