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Marlborough District Court celebrates Grand Re-opening 

6/13/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

Marlborough District Court hosted a grand reopening of the court which featured remarks by court and local leaders as well as a tour of the newly-renovated building.

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Quincy District Court and South Shore Hospital commemorate Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Day 

6/12/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

Staff from the Court and hospital collaborated on a card-making project on May 31st.

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Brockton District Court Probation Department hosted a special day of fun for teen moms 

6/10/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Brockton District Court Probation Department hosted a special day of fun for residents of the Ruth House Program as part of the court’s community engagement efforts.

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Barnstable Probate & Family Probation celebrates guardians and caregivers 

6/10/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

A community luncheon was held for guardians and caregivers of children.

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Suffolk Superior Probation’s Community Engagement Open House drew more than 200 attendees on Tuesday 

6/06/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

More than 200 people attended Suffolk Superior Probation Department’s Community Engagement/Public Outreach Open House on Tuesday, June 4th.

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The Office of Community Corrections (OCC) is Hosting a Series of Recognition Ceremonies at Sites Statewide 

6/03/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

The OCC, which oversees the 18 Community Justice Support Centers across the state, has hosted more than a dozen Recognition Ceremonies to introduce the sites and services to the communities and courts where the facilities are located.

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Charlestown Court Celebrates Law Day, Court's Historic Role, and Local Students 

5/30/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

In honoring Law Day's "Voices of Democracy" theme, Court leaders provided remarks and winners of an essay content were recognized.

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Probation drive provides comfort items for victims of crime 

5/30/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

The Victim Service Unit held a donation drive to collect comfort kits for sexual assault victims in local hospitals

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State Senator John C. Velis addresses Veteran Liaison event hosted by MPS 

5/28/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

State Senator John C. Velis delivered the keynote address at a Veteran Liaison Professional Development Opportunity, alongside presentations by Legal Unit Administrative Attorney Arthur Czugh on the Brave Act and Veteran Diversion training, with Commissio

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Commissioner Pamerson Ifill is Massasoit Community College’s commencement speaker 

5/24/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

Probation Commissioner Pamerson O. Ifill delivered the keynote address at Massasoit Community College’s 57th Commencement Ceremony before an audience of 2,300 including the 785 graduates, their families, friends, and faculty.

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Commissioner Pamerson Ifill Shares Information on Probation Resources with Reentry Fair Attendees 

5/20/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

Massachusetts Probation Service (MPS) Commissioner Ifill attended a Reentry Fair, hosted by Prophetic Resistance Boston, where he spoke about Probation resources available to individuals returning to the community after leaving prison.

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Commissioner Pamerson Ifill Visits the Central Massachusetts Veterans Treatment Court to Celebrate Strides Made by Participants 

5/20/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

Commissioner Ifill recently visited the Central Massachusetts Veterans Treatment Court at Gardner District Court to acknowledge two of the participants’ “Phase Up” stage in the program.

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Charlestown Recovery Court celebrates graduate Jouseph Martinez 

5/20/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

Recovery Court participant Jouseph Martinez celebrated his completion of Recovery Court at the Charlestown Division of the Boston Municipal Court on May 8th.

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Two New Bristol Probate & Family Court Probation Officers Sworn In 

5/15/2024 Massachusetts Probation Service

Probation Officers Veronica Arango-Ayala and Hannah Chaves were sworn in during a special ceremony on May 7th.