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Bullying Series Part V: Bikers Against Bullying

Bullying Series Part V: Bikers Against Bullying

| June 12, 2015

A parent’s worst nightmare is having their kid come home crying because of a bully. That’s why in 2011, Sherry Bourgoin and Steve Marois started Ridin’ Steel, Bikers Against Bullying. “Children learn when they get excited. To children, what’s cool? Motorcycles are really cool. So when you get 25 to 45 motorcycles roaring into a […]

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Bullying Series Part IV: County School Raises Awareness

Bullying Series Part IV: County School Raises Awareness

| June 11, 2015

If you walk down the halls of MSAD 24, you’ll see posters just like this one. “Bullying is a problem everywhere. It’s a problem in all schools. It’s a problem in all communities, cyberspace, it’s everywhere. I think it’s going to take a community effort to continue to combat that. The school needs to work hard. […]

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Bullying Series Part III: How the Legal System Can Lend a Hand

Bullying Series Part III: How the Legal System Can Lend a Hand

| June 11, 2015

“From a legal point of view, bullying is not a legal term. I can’t stop bullying per-say. I have to look at is it harassment? Is it abuse? Is it an assault? If it’s non of those things, then probably there wont be much of a legal remedy,” says Attorney at Bemis and Rossignol, Frank Bemis. So what […]

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Bullying Series Part II: How Law Enforcement Play a Role

Bullying Series Part II: How Law Enforcement Play a Role

| June 10, 2015

They say kids will be kids, but where do we draw the line? It may start as taunting at school, but get to the point where it follows them home. “The challenge for us now is that unlike the old days when bullying occurred at school and at the end of the school day, you went […]

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Amy Sprague, Bullying Victim to Survivor

Amy Sprague, Bullying Victim to Survivor

| June 8, 2015

Amy Sprague grew up in Vermont, where she says she was tormented daily by bullies. She moved to Madawaska around fifteen years ago. This is her story. Meet Amy Sprague. She says she’s dealt with bullying pretty much her whole life. “As far back as I can remember. I’d say about fourth grade,” says Author […]

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