Sharon School Official Takes Part in Shooter Response Training, More Regional News
A roundup of local headlines for the week of Feb. 10.
One of Sharon's own school officials recently attended a two-day training on how to save lives in the event of a school shooting. The event, hosted by Norfolk DA Michael Morrissey last week, involved the presentation of the ALICE (Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, Evacuate) program. Ken Werz, Sharon's school department Director of Operations and a member of Sharon’s Local Emergency Planning Committee, joined more than 100 other police, safety and school officials from across the county, according to a press release Thursday.
Canton Patch readers weigh in on Facebook about how the town of Canton did in terms of responding to the blizzard last weekend. While some were gracious at the town’s efforts, others weren’t as satisfied.
Christina Attaway, of Walpole, made squad for the Rev Girls, the New England Revolution promotional team. The final tryout was held on Thursday, Feb. 7 at Rí Rá in Providence, R.I. Attaway was one of 20 women - from Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut - competing for 10 positions on the squad.
Norwood Police are investigating a reported home invasion in which a woman was found tied and injured after being assaulted by two men. According to police reports, the victim was in the parking lot of her building when she was confronted by two black men. One of them was allegedly holding a firearm.