December 16, 2017


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D.A.R.E. Program Makes Comeback in Hancock County

Posted on Oct 18th, 2016

ELLSWORTH - The drug battle in Hancock County is shifting to elementary schools. An old ally in the drug war is being enlisted to teach kids the dangers of drugs. The official name is Drug…

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Augusta Gets Grant to Fund Anti-Drug Cop in Elementary Schools

Posted on Oct 10th, 2016

The city's police chief said even students as young as those in elementary school are not immune to problems created by drug addiction. Image: Augusta Police Chief Robert Gregoire (L) and Augusta…

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Cyrway Receives D.A.R.E.’s 2016 Daryl Gates Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted on Jul 27th, 2016

Sen. Scott Cyrway, R-Benton (ME), was presented with the 2016 Daryl Gates Lifetime Achievement Award at the International D.A.R.E. Training Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, July 19. The award is…

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A book, a cop, a teacher and bunch of kids … together learning good choices at Oxford Elementary School

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

OXFORD — It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but in reality, it is much more powerful than that. A teacher, an author and a D.A.R.E. officer gathered at Oxford Elementary School recently…

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D.A.R.E. Grads Learn About Making Choices

Posted on May 17th, 2015

From More than 100 fifth-grade students at the Knowlton School in Berwick graduated from the D.A.R.E. program Monday. Photo: The Outstanding D.A.R.E. students from Knowlton School…

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Senator Scott Cyrway to Serve as Chair of Legislature’s Veterans and Legal Affairs Committee

Posted on Jan 25th, 2015

Newly-Elected Senator will also be on the Inland Fisheries and Wildlife Committee. AUGUSTA – Maine Senate President Michael Thibodeau (R-Waldo) has announced that Senator Scott Cyrway…

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Rockland-area leaders to gather for substance abuse prevention summit

Posted on Nov 16th, 2014

Regional School Unit 13 Superintendent John McDonald. Rockland Police Chief Bruce Boucher, Knox County Sheriff Donna Dennison, and veteran retired educator Tom Mellor will be on the committee looking…

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Congratulations to new Maine State Senator Scott Cyrway

Posted on Nov 6th, 2014

Congratulations to new Maine State Senator Scott Cyrway. Scott will represent the citizens of District 16, the Waterville area. Press Release: Scott Cyrway, DARE Coordinator for the State of…

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Mainers look to Colorado for lessons learned on marijuana legalization

Posted on Oct 22nd, 2014

Bob Doyle talks to business leaders about his state's experience with marijuana legalization. From LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Two weeks from today, voters in South Portland…

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LETTERS: Say no to pot legalization

Posted on Oct 12th, 2014

From Lakes Region Weekly. I feel driven to enlarge on a life and death matter that goes hand-in-glove with pot. Pot causes impaired vision, short-term memory, difficulty concentrating, dream-like…

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