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      Fundraiser to benefit family of Somerset officer

      An Italian dinner fundraiser set for November will raise money for the family of a fallen Somerset police officer.

      Patrolman B. J. Voss died unexpectedly earlier this month, while off-duty.

      The Officer B. J. Voss Fundraiser is set for Saturday, Nov. 23, from 1 to 6 p.m., at the Fall River Elks Lodge, 4500 North Main Street.

      Aside{}from the dinner, a series of raffles will also raise money for Voss' family.

      Tickets are $25, and $10 for children under 10.

      Donations and raffle items are being accepted through Sgt. Matthew Reis or Officer Jared Linhares at 508-674-1444, or{}through Tracey Goncalves at 508-846-8065 or ttaveira@uri.edu.

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