House of corrections

HOUSE OF CORRECTIONS. A prison where offenders of a particular class are confined. The term is more common in England than in the United States.

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Charge brought by the Worcester County House of Corrections.
Charges brought by the Worcester County House of Correction.
OTCBB:VYST), a leading homeland defense solutions provider, announced today that yet another SecureScan system has been installed at the Maryland House of Corrections in Jessup.
Collaborators are Lower Roxbury Coalition, Roxbury Community Alliance for Health, Department of Corrections, Suffolk County House of Corrections, and local churches.
Berkshire Health Systems in Pittsfield, with collaborators Community Health Network of the Berkshires (CHNA) and Berkshire County House of Correction (BCHC), received $15,000.
3L, Worcester, charged with aggravated assault and battery, found guilty by the judge, sentenced to 9 months in House of Corrections, credit for 156 days served; assault and battery, amended to aggravated assault and battery, pled guilty, sentenced to 9 months in House of Correctionconcurrent with charge one, credit for 156 days.
Fitchburg, sentenced to six months in the House of Correction after being found guilty of conspiring to violate drug laws, to be served concurrently with current sentence.
basement, Gardner, larceny over $250, guilty, 120 days in the House of Correction, credit for 71 days; shoplifting by asportation, guilty, filed.
Triandafilos, 25, of 7 Pinewood Drive, West Boylston, two counts of trespassing, guilty, 25 days in the House of correction, time served; breaking and entering for a misdemeanor, guilty, filed.
Splaine, 26, of 15 Bunker Hill Road, Somerville, larceny under $250, guilty, one year in the House of Correction, committed, credit since July 13; breaking and entering for a misdemeanor, dismissed.
Webster, assault and battery, guilty, one year in the House of Correction, concurrent.
Paulsen, 49, of the Worcester County House of Correction, threatening to commit a crime, guilty, 90 days in the House of Correction.