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South Boston Probation Provides Warmth to City's Homeless 

12/19/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

A group of South Boston District Court Probation Officers will go out in the community and hand out socks and other cold weather gear to homeless men and women.

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Probation General Counsel Crispin Birnbaum is recognized as one of the “2017 Top Women of Law” 

12/07/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

Crispin Birnbaum, Massachusetts Probation Service (MPS) General Counsel, was recently honored as one of the state’s “2017 Top Women in Law” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. A ceremony in November was held at the Marriott Copley Hotel in Boston.

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Probation employees help spread holiday joy to struggling families 

12/06/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

Massachusetts Probation Service (MPS) employees across the Commonwealth are making sure that struggling families and individuals are being remembered during the holidays.

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Probation Officers make sure it is “Lights Out” for Sex offenders on Halloween 

10/30/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

Probation Officers in Boston, Brockton, Fall River, Springfield, and Worcester are teaming up with local police on Halloween night to make unannounced visits to sex offenders as part of the Probation-established “Operation Lights Out” initiative

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Uxbridge District Court hosts graduation for its Intensive Probation Supervision and Treatment Program 

10/24/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

Two women and two men who just a year ago were at a high-risk to overdose, celebrated their recovery and completion of the Uxbridge District Court Intensive Probation Supervision and Treatment Program at a graduation ceremony Tuesday, October 24.

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State’s longest running Fatherhood Program celebrates 20th anniversary with graduation today 

6/19/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Barnstable County Fatherhood Program will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a graduation for nine probationers.

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11th Annual HEAT Conference to explore marijuana legalization and current Bay State addiction trends 

6/13/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

Senator Jason Lewis of the 5th Middlesex District will address an audience of more than 300 on the legalization of marijuana and its impact at the 11th Annual HEAT (Heroin Education Awareness Task Force) Conference.

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Greenfield District Court employees and Drug Court participants team up in Race Against Addiction 

6/12/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

Greenfield District Court employees and Drug Court participants laced up their running shoes to participate in the fourth annual Firebird 5K: Race Against Addiction.

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Dorchester Probation helps fathers make a difference in their children’s lives 

6/08/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

A group of 19 court-involved fathers will graduate from the Dorchester Fatherhood Program on Wednesday, June 7, 6 p.m. at the Dorchester Division of the Boston Municipal Court (BMC), 510 Washington Street.

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Changing Lives Through Literature Graduation at Lawrence District Court 

5/12/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

Sixteen probationers will celebrate their completion of the Changing Lives Through Literature (CLTL) Program today, Thursday, May 11, 3 p.m. at the Lawrence District Court House, 2 Appleton Street, Lawrence.

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Norfolk Juvenile Probation hosts Mothers Program Commencement 

5/10/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

Norfolk Juvenile Probation’s MPower (MOMPower) Program will host a commencement ceremony today, Wednesday, May 10th, to celebrate the completion of this 11-week parenting skills program by six mothers in their early 20's to late 50's.

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Berkshire Community Corrections Center to host special Recognition Ceremony 

4/25/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Berkshire Community Corrections Center (CCC) will host a special recognition ceremony for participants and volunteers as well as an open house at the Pittsfield facility today, Tuesday, April 25th, at 12:30 p.m.

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Roxbury Probation Officer and Judge are recognized by legislator for their work with CHOICE 

3/07/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

Probation Officer Edith Alexander of the Boston Municipal Court (BMC)-Roxbury Division and Judge Pamela Dashiell were recently presented with citations from State Representative Chynah Tyler for their work with the CHOICE Program.

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Yvonne Roland is Named Administrative Services Manager 

2/02/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

Massachusetts Commissioner of Probation Edward J. Dolan has named Yvonne Roland the new manager of Administrative Services, a senior management position, effective on January 26th.

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Fall River District Assistant Chief Probation Officer Mark Costa Brings New Year Joy to Family of World War II Veteran 

1/03/2017 Massachusetts Probation Service

Fall River District Assistant Chief Probation Officer Mark Costa is starting his new year off by presenting replicas of stolen World War II combat medals to the family of a veteran whose precious military medals were stolen.

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