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D.A.R.E. Expanding to 7th Grade

D.A.R.E. Expanding to 7th Grade

Every year, Neary School works with the SPD to teach 5th graders to resist using drugs and other dangerous behaviors. Now the Trottier is coordinating with the SPD to add more D.A.R.E. lessons to the 7th grade curriculum. This fall, 7th grade Trottier students may...
West Bridgewater Sixth-Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

West Bridgewater Sixth-Graders Graduate from D.A.R.E. Program

D.A.R.E. Officer Kenneth Thaxter, during the D.A.R.E. graduation at the Howard School in West Bridgewater, Wednesday, May 30, 2018. WEST BRIDGEWATER — With marijuana being legalized and opioids being a consistent problem in Massachusetts, West Bridgewater police...
Royalston Graduates 23 from D.A.R.E. Program

Royalston Graduates 23 from D.A.R.E. Program

ROYALSTON — Twenty-three Royalston Community School fifth-graders recently celebrated the conclusion of their 10-week D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program with a ceremony attended by their classmates, family, friends and an impressive array of school...
Groveland Police Restart D.A.R.E. Program

Groveland Police Restart D.A.R.E. Program

GROVELAND — After a 12-year hiatus, the Groveland Police Department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education program has been restarted and, according to Chief Jeffrey Gillen, it has been well received by school officials and parents.

Groveland Detective Josh Sindoni (in photo), a three-year member of the department, is the town’s D.A.R.E. officer.

Weymouth Officials Welcome Return of D.A.R.E. Program

Weymouth Officials Welcome Return of D.A.R.E. Program

Weymouth officials hope to discourage pre-teens from abusing opioid drugs by restoring the Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E. curriculum under a $13,240 grant received through state Attorney General Maura Healey’s Youth Opioid Prevention program. Weymouth...
Quincy Dunkin’ Donuts Donates $3.5K to D.A.R.E. Program

Quincy Dunkin’ Donuts Donates $3.5K to D.A.R.E. Program

Local Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees from Quincy recently presented a check for $3,500 to the Quincy Police Department to support their D.A.R.E program. (From left to right) Back Row: Quincy Police Officer Stephen Cleary, Quincy Police Captain John Dougan, Dunkin’ Donuts...
Wareham Youths Embark on Life-Changing Week

Wareham Youths Embark on Life-Changing Week

Wareham registrants, counselors, School Resource Officer and representatives of the Wareham-New Bedford Lodge of Elks assemble for a photograph Monday morning prior to departing to participate in this week’s D.A.R.E. camp in Whitman. Wicked Local Photo/Chris Shott....