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Princetown town justice ends her tenure by refusing to hold court

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Princetown Town Court has been quiet lately, but not because it’s lacking cases. Outgoing Judge Michelle Van Woeart canceled court’s normal Wednesday evening sessions through December and on one occasion in November because she no longer has security. She said she still maintained hours at Town Hall throughout the month and on days the court would have normally been in session, but simply didn’t take the bench. “We didn’t have any security,” she said Monday. ...

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December 31, 2013
7:55 a.m.

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Why is the town supervisor getting involved in court affairs? Something is not right here. Looks to me like he is playing politics and on a power grab. Hopefully the residents see what is going on here. A good judge has been separated from the town. What a shame. I say the good judge should start working on her campaign gor town supervisor. She would have my support. -Princetown resident