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Published on Friday, 11 April 2014 21:00
Somerville PD Awareness Bulletin: Phone Scams
Recently, Somerville and other Massachusetts communities have seen an increase in phone scams, incidents where an anonymous caller may have seemingly private knowledge about a victim, their family or finances and use that knowledge to fraudulently obtain thousands or tens of thousands of dollars.
Below are a few warning signs that a caller is engaged in fraudulent behavior, and some steps you can take to protect yourself:
Preventing or Responding to Scams
Published on Friday, 04 April 2014 21:27
Published on Wednesday, 02 April 2014 18:49
Please share this important public health news: Unfortunately, opioid addiction and overdoses have seen a sharp rise in Massachusetts. But, there are ways the community can intervene. Join Somerville Prevention, Healthy Somerville, and several community partners in learning how to recognize opioid abuse, where to find treatment and resources, and how to administer naloxone - a medication that can reduce some opioid overdoses.
Join the conversation and training on Tuesday, April 8, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., at 165 Broadway. This workshop is free, but registration is appreciated. To register or find out more, please contact Patty Contente at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-625-6600 ext. 4325.