Another Polito connection tapped for clerk magistrate
A Shrewsbury detective lieutenant, who coached Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito's son in youth football, is up for a lifetime position as clerk magistrate in the Westboro District Court.
Members of the Governor's Council, which confirms nominations for clerk magistrate, noted the nomination of Joseph McCarthy Jr., who has been working in law enforcement for 27 years. The council grilled him for more than two hours during a hearing Wednesday and will take a vote next week.
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