Animals that survived the squalid conditions on a Westport tenant farm have found a home at an animal sanctuary in Rhode Island.
An animal rights group also lobbied the town select board to make July 24 an annual day of remembrance.
There is one mirror for each of the 1400 animals found in squalid conditions at the farm on American Legion Highway last summer.
Four more tenants are set to be arraigned Monday.
Richard Medeiros was among the second group of defendants arraigned on animal cruelty charges.
A total of 27 people, including the farm’s owner, were scheduled to answer to charges this week.
WESTPORT, Mass. (WPRI) – Tenants of a squalid Westport farm are scheduled to be arraigned this week, starting Tuesday. According to the Mass…
Massachusetts Attorney General said indictments make it the largest animal cruelty investigation in New England history.
Board members John Colletti and Karl Santos were specifically called out by protesters.
Several animals were spotted on the farm less than 2 weeks ago.
Residents expressed their frustration with the ongoing issue at the farm at the Board of Selectmen’s meeting Monday.
A meeting to discuss the farm is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday.
Police said they responded to a call at a home adjacent to the farm and discovered a 1,000-pound bull in the residents’ driveway.
A Westport detective says the conditions of the farm haven’t improved since hundreds of sick and dying animals were removed in July.
The Forget Me Not Dinner and DJ Benefit will be held at the North Attleboro Elks Lodge on Friday, September 23rd.
“We need to see that people really care about the situation that people are going to be willing to not just feel bad, but to do something,” …
It’s been a month since more than a thousand animals were found living in horrible conditions on a farm property off of American Legion High…
Betulah and her friend Victoria are both 3-year-old purebred Portuguese Podengos.
“We just need accountability. There appears to be no accountability.”
“As you can imagine, this is a massive undertaking that requires many responders and supplies.”
The development comes weeks after hundreds of animals were found living in squalid conditions at a 70-acre farm.
Members of the ASPCA arrived at the 70-acre property Tuesday morning to begin moving the various animals to a temporary shelter.
“Through the help of the ASPCA, the conditions have improved greatly, the animals are very happy.”
At this time, officials say they are already starting to decide who will and will not be charged.
Police said Wednesday there are still more than 950 animals on a squalid farm property off of American Legion Highway in Westport.