Monday, June 1, 2009

"We want to give these kids something to do"

Milford Daily News
Posted Jun 01, 2009 @ 12:24 AM


Worried about the town's youth, Town Council Vice Chairwoman Deborah Bartlett is calling on local leaders to help end underage drinking after learning that on two consecutive weekends, large groups of teens were arrested, despite the recent death of 17-year-old Taylor Meyer.

Meyer, a King Philip High School senior from Plainville, drowned in a swamp after drinking alcohol at a party in Norfolk last October.

"I'm very concerned, because we've had arrests for two underage parties in the last weeks, that has never happened in Franklin that I can remember," said Bartlett.

"As leaders of this town, we would be remiss if we did not try to do something" to help, Bartlett said.

Read the full article in the Milford Daily News here

To review the W.A.S.T.E.D. (when alcohol starts to affect decisions) presentation at FHS from Dec 2008 check this link

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