Open since 1962, the Stoughton District Court is located on Central Street beside the West Elementary School. There…More is a staff of about 50 at the court, including the presiding judge, the Honorable Richard D. Savignano, as well as three clerk magistrates. The court deals with criminal cases, as well as cases dealing with motor vehicle, civil, small claims and mental health issues. There is also a probation department.
The court serves the towns of Stoughton, Avon, Canton and Sharon. It is located less less than a mile from the Stoughton Commuter Rail station, making it easily accessible via public transportation.
Ahavath Torah Congregation Synagogue, located on Central Street, just past the intersection with Pearl Street, serves…More 250 Jewish families from Stoughton and the surrounding communities of Bridgewater, Canton, Easton, Foxboro, Norton and Randolph. The family-oriented Jewish (Conservative) Congregation was founded in 1919 and has been located at the current building since 1970.
Ahavath Torah houses the Rabbi Henry Gerson Religious School. Class times are Tue, from 4pm to 6pm and Sun, from 9am to noon. The number for the religious school is 781-344-8755. The Synagogue also has adult education classes, Jewish youth organizations and a sisterhood and a brotherhood.