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Traffic stop leads to fentanyl exposure scare for Mass. state trooper

PEMBROKE, Mass. — A Massachusetts State Police trooper was taken to the hospital Friday after thinking he may have been exposed to fentanyl after a traffic stop in Pembroke. The trooper took a woman into custody at 1 a.m. on Route 1. As they were en route to the barracks, the trooper radioed the [...]

2019-03-14T12:09:21+00:00

Press Event Announcing College Scholarship in memory of William P. Driscoll and Mary C. Driscoll

February 9, 2018 Today at 09:30 a.m., a press event will be held at Troop E Headquarters, 50 Massport Haul Road in South Boston, to announce the establishment of the Driscoll Family Scholarship. The scholarship was established by the children of William P. Driscoll, former Chairman of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority.  The scholarship will provide [...]

2019-03-14T12:20:25+00:00

Widow Maryellen Barry Tells WCVB How the SPAM Benevolent Fund was There for Her and 7 Kids

Maryellen Barry and SPAM President sat down with Channel 5’s Nichole Berlie this week to talk about the new “Protect and Serve” Special Plate and how important they are to supporting the ongoing efforts of the SPAM Benevolent Fund. “The plates are a way to say ‘thank you’ to those who protect and serve and [...]

2019-03-14T12:08:45+00:00

For Widow, Troopers Have Become “Extended Family”; Assistance Has Been Crucial

Maryellen Barry and her seven children had their world destroyed when her husband, Trooper Paul Barry, died on the job in 2006. In addition to their unthinkable grief, Maryellen and the kids faced an uncertain future without the family patriarch. But before they could even start to worry, the State Police Association of Massachusetts [...]

2019-03-14T12:31:14+00:00