Lakeville Journal

FALLS VILLAGE — Domestic violence is “wrong, wrong, wrong,” said Judith Crouch of Sharon to a group of about 50 people gathered on the Green in Falls Village Tuesday, Oct. 4, for a candlelight vigil sponsored by Women’s Support Services (WSS). It is an annual event that rotates among the six Region One towns served by WSS. Crouch is the chairman of the organization’s board.

Betsey Mauro, WSS director, spoke of the experience of “Monica,” a woman with two children and an abusive husband.

With the husband in a rage, Monica called 911...