Sunday, October 14, 2018

In the News: woman charged in stabbing; Shrewsbury students advocating to prohibit Styrofoam containers

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:
"A Franklin woman has been charged after a stabbing incident Thursday morning at her home on North Park Street. 
Michelle Mangion, 45, faces charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon; and assault and battery on an intimate partner, according to police. She was arraigned Thursday afternoon in Wrentham District Court. 
Police say the victim called them at 7:59 a.m. from Mangion’s home at 56 North Park St. When officers arrived, the victim was outside the home, bleeding heavily from the arm. 
As an officer approached the victim, the victim allegedly said, “She stabbed me.” In the report the officer also stated that one eye appeared to be bloodshot with bruising. EMTs were called to treat the wound,"

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"It appears that the monthslong hard work of four high school students to get the town to prohibit food establishments from dispensing prepared food in Styrofoam containers is paying off. 
Selectmen voted unanimously last week to recommend adoption of each of the town’s Oct. 22 warrant articles, including the citizen petition article that seeks to prohibit local food establishments that require a permit to operate from dispensing prepared foods in disposable food service containers made from Styrofoam. 
The Board of Health last week notified selectmen that it had taken a unanimous vote in support of the warrant during its meeting on Sept. 26."
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