Monday, January 28, 2013
RADD, SALSA, Own your Piece/Peace and Take Back the Night among programs on upcoming episode of DA program.
[Update: According to an e-mail from the DA, the episode, "Empowering Teens" will air on the Needham Channel starting Feb. 7. Jan. 29, 11 a.m.] Coming soon to the local access channel: three Needham students. The Norfolk County District Attorney filmed an episode of his program "Making Choices" at Needham High School's video lab, featuring a trio of Needham Students working with programs at the school. These programs include The Own your Peace/Piece Coalition, Take Back the Night, RADD (Rockets against Destructive Decisions) and SALSA (Students advocating for life without substance abuse). Michael Morrissey, the Norfolk County DA interviewed students Alli Rubin of RADD and SALSA, Leah Siegal of Take Back the Night and Sam Moller of Own …
Monday, November 12, 2012
Two local students receive Peer Leadership awards from District Attorney Michael Morrissey.
The following is a press release from the District Attorney's Office: District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey has presented Needham High Seniors Jen Spink and Leah Siegel two of just 23 Peer Leadership Recognition awards given county-wide for 2012. “The strength and health of school communities derives largely from the students who lead by example,” District Attorney Morrissey said after presenting the award at his 2012 Peer Leadership Conference, held in Norwood recently. “Good teachers and thoughtful administrators are important, but it is students like Jen and Leah doing the work.” The Needham High seniors were nominated by Deb Jacob, a member of Needham’s Domestic Violence Action Committee and Club Advisor for Needham High School Take …
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Norwood man sentenced to life in prison after he was found guilty on Nov. 4 of beating to death an elderly Needham man four years ago.
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Thursday, November 3, 2011
Courtesy of Norfolk District Attorney's Office A Norwood man was found guilty of murder on Thursday, Nov. 4, four years and one day after beating an elderly Needham man to death in his Elmwood Road home. William Dunn, 51, was convicted of murder in the first degree, armed assault to murder, mayhem, assault with intent to murder or maim, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and assault and battery causing serious bodily injury—all of the indictments against him, according to Norfolk District Attorney Michael W. Morrissey. The jury deliberated roughly eight hours to reach its verdict. “Admirably, the jury saw that the defendant’s actions to cover-up the crime and his attempts to allude capture were not consistent with someone so …