Public safety secretary confirms MCI-Framingham to close

Prisoners at state facility for women to be moved to Norfolk

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER’S public safety secretary confirmed on Tuesday that MCI-Framingham, the oldest women’s penitentiary in the country, will be shuttered and prisoners eventually relocated to the Bay State Correctional Center in Norfolk. The disclosure by Thomas Turco, at a hearing of the House Committee on Bonding, Capital Expenditures and State Assets, comes after months of questions(...)

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