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

Posted on June 28, 2017 by in D.A.R.E. Comeback, Hometown, Massachusetts, News

Weymouth Police

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 officials hope to discourage pre-teens from abusing opioid drugs by restoring the Drug Abuse Resistance Education or D.A.R.E. curriculum […]

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

Posted on September 21, 2016 by in Hometown, Massachusetts

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 Franchisee Joe Murray, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Joseph Fernandes, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Paul Cleary, Quincy Police D.A.R.E. Officer Don Sautter, Quincy Police Lt. Jack Sullivan. (From left to right) Front Row: Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Victor Carvalho, Quincy Police Chief Paul Keenan, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Billy Donovan, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Eric Eskander, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Octavio Carvalho, Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Peter Doyle, Quincy Police D.A.R.E. Officer John Grazioso. Photo courtesy of RF Binder.

The local Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees recently presented a check to the Quincy Police Department for their D.A.R.E program. Image (click for full view): 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 […]

Wareham Youths Embark on Life-Changing Week

Posted on July 27, 2016 by in Hometown, Massachusetts, News

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.

WAREHAM, MA – There was a buzz in the air and a few more vehicles than usual in the Town Hall/Multi-Service Center parking lot Monday morning. Right: 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 […]

Masco D.A.R.E. Student Goes Above and Beyond

Posted on June 13, 2016 by in Hometown, Massachusetts, News, Spotlight

Amanda Peachey received a certificate from Sen. Bruce Tarr

BOXFORD – Amanda Peachey, who graduated with the Class of 2016 on June 3, is not only a strong student and accomplished athlete, but she also found the time during her busy schedule to take on the position of Massachusetts representative on the D.A.R.E Youth Advocacy Board (D.A.R.E. YAB). The D.A.R.E. YAB, which is made up […]

Winthrop School 1st Grade D.A.R.E. Class Graduation

Posted on June 1, 2016 by in Hometown, Massachusetts, News

Winthrop School DARE Graduation 2016

Click the image for full view. The Ipswich Police department is pleased to announce the recent D.A.R.E graduation for the Winthrop School first grade class. The newly expanded D.A.R.E program into the elementary schools was a great success this year. The program was topped off by another memorable graduation for all involved. D.A.R.E Officers Kmiec […]

Retiring Easton police sergeant says he’s ‘luckiest guy in the world’

Posted on November 16, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts

Easton police Sgt. Michael Fox is retiring after 35 years in town, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. - Dave DeMelia/The Enterprise.

From Easton Journal: Photo: Easton police Sgt. Michael Fox is retiring after 35 years in town, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015. – Dave DeMelia/The Enterprise. Click for full view. EASTON – Twenty-one-year-old Michael Fox walked into a prison cell at MCI-Cedar Junction in Walpole with “Cadillac” Frank Salemme, a mobster who became a hit man. With his […]

Farewell, D.A.R.E. Officer Pamela Daniels

Posted on August 30, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts, Spotlight

Pamela Daniels

We regret to inform you of the sudden passing of Dudley, MA D.A.R.E. Officer Sgt Pamela Daniels on August 26, 2015. Below is a link to her obituary and details of her calling hours on Monday and funeral on Tuesday Sgt Daniels was the first and only female member of the Dudley Police Department and […]

Pittsfield: Taconic names top senior scholars

Posted on June 22, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts

Taconic High School

From The Berkshire Eagle. Principal John Vosburgh has announced that Taconic High School’s 44th commencement exercises will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 14, at the school. Anna Keen Leonard, daughter of Richard Leonard and Sandra Keen of Pittsfield, has been named valedictorian with a grade point average of 100.9. Alexander Michael Stevens, son of […]

NORFOLK NOTEBOOK: Run Sunday to aid KP DARE, SADD programs

Posted on April 25, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts, News

Norfolk Public Safety Building

From The Sun Chronicle (AP). NORFOLK – The ninth annual Norfolk Runs 5K Road Race will be held on Sunday, April 26 for children and adults. All proceeds from the race, sponsored by the Lions Club and local Dunkin’ Donuts, will be donated to the King Philip Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) and Students Against […]

A Letter from Domenic D’Arcangelo, DARE Officer, Scituate, MA

Posted on January 4, 2015 by in Hometown, Massachusetts, Spotlight

Domenic D'Arcangelo

PHOTO: Wicked Local Staff Photo by Chris Bernstein Scituate Police DARE Officer Dom D’Arcangelo is ready for takeoff at Marshfield Municipal Airport with Devin Stewart of Wompatuck Elementary School and Leah Doherty of Hatherly Elementary School. My name is Dom D’Arcangelo, and I am a D.A.R.E. Officer. After 25 years, I still feel so proud […]