Senate Adjourns in Memory of Specialist John Dawson

Boston- State Senators Michael Moore (D-Millbury) and Ryan Fattman (R-Webster) filed an adjournment order in memory of Spc. John Dawson, who tragically passed away in the line of duty on April 8, 2015. The following language was read by Senate President Stan Rosenberg (D-Amherst) at the close of today’s formal session: Mr. Fattman and Mr. Moore move that when the Senate adjourns today it does so in memory of Spc. John Dawson, of Whitinsville, who tragically passed away on April 8, 2015, … [Read more...]

BVT Mourns Loss of Army Specialist John Dawson

Blackstone Valley Vocational Regional School District mourns the loss of 22-year-old Army Specialist John Dawson of Whitinsville who was killed in action on Wednesday during an escort mission in  Jalalabad. Dawson was assigned to 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, as a combat medic. In a statement Superintendent-Director Dr. Michael F. Fitzpatrick said; "In this difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Army … [Read more...]