Friday, November 19, 2010

Westbrook looks at ways to discourage underage drinking

New Haven Register (Westbrook, CT) November 19, 2010

"Underage drinking is a growing problem, officials said, and the town needs a prevention program.
First Selectman Noel Bishop met with Youth and Family Services members and state police Wednesday to discuss the idea.
'Underage drinking is a big problem here,' said Danielle Drugan of Westbrook Youth and Family Services. 'We started to see a change in this town. The middle school is where some of these cases seem to be exploding. We don’t have an answer to what’s causing the trend but with the economy the way it is and dual-family incomes needed, there are less people to watch the kids.'" Read More

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