Waves of people wearing purple were seen walking from Hosmer Field through Rumford to Congress Street and back last Wednesday evening to help bring awareness to Domestic Violence. Rumford Police Chief, Stacy Carter urged citizens to speak out against domestic violence by encouraging communication between victims and law enforcement. Safe Voices representative, Diane Gallagher, thanked so many for joining the walk, including those members of Walk with the Doc. Thanks were also given to local businesses for decorating their windows in observance of Paint the County Purple. (Times photos by Cherri Crockett)

Waves of people wearing purple were seen walking from Hosmer Field through Rumford to Congress Street and back last Wednesday evening to help bring awareness to Domestic Violence. Rumford Police Chief, Stacy Carter urged citizens to speak out against domestic violence by encouraging communication between victims and law enforcement. Safe Voices representative, Diane Gallagher, thanked so many for joining the walk, including those members of Walk with the Doc. Thanks were also given to local businesses for decorating their windows in observance of Paint the County Purple. (Times photos by Cherri Crockett)


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