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More Parents Think Their Teens Use Alcohol

| May 5, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A government survey finds growing awareness of teen alcohol use in Maine. The Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services found a 12 percent increase from 2009 to 2013 in the number of parents who believe their teen had a drink in the past 30 days. The agency said greater […]

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Teens Encouraging Prom Safety Among Peers

| May 24, 2013

Prom season is in full swing. But before your teens leave the house DRESSED TO KILL, make sure they understand the DO’s and DON’T’s of prom safety so that THEY and NO ONE ELSE gets put in harm’s way.  As Shawn Cunningham reports, prom is supposed to be a night they’ll remember, but for the […]

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PIPD Summer Details

| May 14, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Presque Isle police department says it’s going to be a very busy summer. The PIPD will be running a number of details, dealing with everything from OUI on ATV trails to pedestrian safety. News Source 8’s Dick Palm has the details.

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Getting the Message Across

| May 4, 2012 | 0 Comments

A nationwide effort is trying to reduce the number of underage drinkers and alcohol-related crashes. It kicked off last month and we’re already seeing some scary statistics. Aroostook County is one of four places that is taking part in the Underage Drinking, Adult Consequences campaign. It’s a program aimed to make adults and adolescents think […]

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