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Happy September Birthdays!

Sunday, September 1, 2019
We would like to wish a happy September birthday to the following members: James Mathias, Calvin Ginnivan, Benjamin Cropper, Robert Korb, Trevor Bowden, Jacob Fuchsluger, Bradley Bunting, Sean Donovan, Jason Hearne, Alan Jarmon, Dale Timmons, Earl Cox, Bud Timmons, Michael Mowbray.

OCVFC Captain Recognized at Work for Life Saving Efforts

Thursday, August 29, 2019
Story and photo from the Dispatch: Berlin Police Officer Recognized For Recent Efforts To Save Infant Charlene Sharpe Staff Writer BERLIN – Town leaders recognized Lt. Jeffrey Lawson of the Berlin Police Department this week for his efforts to save the life of an infant. On Monday, Mayor Gee Williams presented Lawson with a commendation to honor his actions earlier this month when he was confronted by a frantic mother whose baby wasn’t responsive. Lawson’s quick thinking helped save the baby’s life. “There are a lot of incidents that don’t actually get reported on because it’s not crime, it’s just a matter of public assistance and help,” Williams said. “We thought this was of a special nature. None of us has a greater opportunity to serve the public than our police force.” Lawson, a 23-year member of the Berlin police force, was praised for the “decisive thought and quick action” he exhibited on Aug. 8 when a mother came into the police department on Decatur Street with a non-responsive three-month-old. Williams said Lawson responded in less than a minute, turning the limp baby over and swiping its mouth. Williams said shortly thereafter liquid leaked from the baby’s mouth and it began to cry and act normally. “The lieutenant was informed the baby was given liquid Tylenol, a thick liquid, which caused the infant to choke,” Williams said. “The infant was transported to a local hospital and was doing well.” Police Chief Arnold Downing said the town was fortunate to have officers and supervisors like Lawson on the force. He said he’d spoken to the child’s mother earlier in the day and she said she didn’t even know the name of the officer that had helped her. “A lot of times we are faceless and thankless,” Downing said. “This is a true honor to have the opportunity to acknowledge his actions.”

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Thursday, August 22, 2019

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Monday, August 19, 2019

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Community Day at OC Outlets

Thursday, August 15, 2019

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