“In a perfect world it would start next month and it would go for the next 20 years of my life … Hopefully it will be a secure job but I’m not banking on that. I’m doing other work as well.” — Joey Welch
NBPD Chief Paul Oliveira told The Light that the department had “a lot of inaccurate data” on gang membership because there “wasn’t a lot of direction and oversight.”
Hovan and his wife reportedly told officers in 2011 they had a “verbal argument” prior to police arrival. Both declined an abuse prevention order, formally called a 209A.
Dr. Jim O’Rourke: “Mr. Hovan should be immediately dismissed from his leadership position at our nonprofit community health care system.”
Keith Hovan wrote Southcoast Health “deserves a leader unencumbered by current personal matters to run what I believe to be the most exceptional health care system in the state.”
“This is a hospital where there are programs for domestic violence, for sexual violence… entire human services work happens there. To see the board react in that way, it’s sad to be honest.”
ROCHESTER — Southcoast Health President Keith A. Hovan, who faces a felony charge for allegedly possessing illegal firearm ammunition, penned an impassioned plea for sensible gun policies after the 2012 […]
Hovan was first charged with assault and battery after an incident at his home in Rochester on Nov. 6. Police later removed about 40 firearms and some illegal ammo magazines, which were not involved in the incident.
Now, those who are labeled as being gang affiliated will be notified by certified mail and given 14 days to respond to a request to meet with the personnel who approved and verified the information.
Local fishermen say the marine monument closure deals yet another blow to a highly regulated industry and is unfair because recreational fishing will be allowed in the area.