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OPINION|Barry Richard: Montigny Votes for Sanctuary State
The Massachusetts Senate has endorsed an amendment to the FY19 budget that, for all intents and purposes, would make Massachusetts a sanctuary state.
The measure is so off the wall that six Democrats ran for cover and joined their Republican colleagues in voting against it, including Westport's …
New Inmate Visit Policy
Face to face inmate visits at the Bristol County House of Corrections are being phased out and will be replaced by video hookups.  The reason for the change, "safety and security."
Public Information Officer Jonathon Darling tells me visitors to the jail have found some pretty …
Sheriff: State Rep Should Quit
Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson is correct to call for the resignation of State Rep. Michelle DuBois, D-Brockton for alerting illegal immigrants on Facebook about a potential raid by federal immigration officials.
Editor's Note: Barry Richard is the afternoon host on 1420 WBSM New Bedfor…
Jail Fees Are Fair
Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson's call for legislation that would impose a five dollar per day fee for inmates incarcerated in Massachusetts is fair and provides incentives for those inmates to stay out of trouble after their release.

Attack On Litter
The City of New Bedford and inmates from the Bristol County House of Correction are working to make the city a cleaner place.
Sheriff Tom Hodgson joined Mayor Jon Mitchell Friday at the city playground at Belleville Avenue and Washburn Street...
K-9 Program Donors Honored
Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson is thanking donors to the Sheriff Department's canine program.
During a news conference on Friday at the House of Correction in Dartmouth, the Sheriff recognized Kathleen and Norman Mcleod, along with the owners of Dartmouth Dental and Panagakos Development for…
Sheriffs In Washington
Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson will be joining law enforcement personnel from around the country in Washington on Wednesday, demanding better border security.
They're also stating their opposition to what they call the "executive amnesty" of illegal immigrants...
Rights Violated?
Bristol County prosecutors say they do not oppose a request from former Patriots player Aaron Hernandez to move him to a jail closer to his Boston attorneys.
However, in their written transfer request, Hernandez's lawyers accused the administrator of the Bristol County House of Correction, Sheri…

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