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This graphic from the Portsmouth Prevention Coalition’s latest substance abuse needs assessment survey shows the percentage of students who indicated they consumed alcohol in the past 30 days.

Portsmouth panelists tackle underage drinking

Portsmouth panelists tackle underage drinking

PORTSMOUTH — Underage alcohol use is on the rise in Portsmouth and social media is making it easier than ever for kids to find a drinking party, Portsmouth police representatives told a gathering at Town Hall Wednesday. The Portsmouth Prevention Coalition hosted the community discussion on underage drinking that was led by six panelists. Alcohol

Barrington Police Chief John LaCross.

Barrington police chief: Parents hold the real power

The four teenagers who allegedly broke into a Cherry Lane home late last month, drank the homeowners’ beer and watched movies while they were supposed to be in class at Barrington High School, could face punishments of community service work, restitution payments to the victims and have to write letters of apology. But chances are,


Bristol cops bust two RWU weekend house parties

When raucous noise from 96 Franklin St., filtered to nearby neighbors, Bristol police were called to end the house party. Officers were dispatched to the home at 11:25 p.m. Oct. 4 and could immediately hear loud voices and music coming from the south side of Franklin Street. One officer deployed the noise meter, which issued

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Barrington police drop charges against 19-year-old

The Barrington Police Department dropped charges against Barrington resident William A. Restituyo after the 19-year-old provided additional information about an underage drinking incident. On Friday, Aug. 19, police charged Mr. Restituyo with underage consumption and violating the state’s social host law — investigators believed the local teenager provided alcohol to other minors at a small

Barrington Police Chief John LaCross.

Barrington police chief responds to Becker plea agreement

Barrington Police Chief John LaCross believes one case of poor parenting should not act as a commentary on all Barrington parents. The chief issued a press release on Tuesday morning, Aug. 27, reacting to the changed plea of Barrington’s Dr. Bruce Becker. The Bullock Avenue resident was charged with procuring or purchasing alcohol for minors

Barrington Municipal Court Judge Frank Connor, shown at a previous session, faced two no-shows on Sept. 19.

Barrington teens face alcohol charges in town’s first municipal court session

It was a quick start to the new municipal court in Barrington. On Thursday morning, Judge Francis Connor III heard three cases — each involved a local minor who had been charged with possession of an alcoholic beverage by an underage person — and issued three rulings, all in less than 30 minutes. Judge Connor

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Another Barrington teen rushed to hospital after partying

For the fourth time this summer, Barrington rescue personnel had to rush a local teenager to a hospital after the underage individual drank too much alcohol and became dangerously ill. At 12:43 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17, police and rescue were dispatched to Appian Way after receiving a report of an apparent intoxicated male in