Easton Public Schools will have Narcan available in case of an opioid overdose.
A surge in overdoses claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people in the state last year.
Officials are investigating after a N.H. man arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs died while in state police custody.
Massachusetts state police are reporting more than 200 suspected heroin overdose deaths during the first three months of this, a figure that doesn’t even include the state’s three largest cities.
New Hampshire wildlife experts are looking to eliminate chocolate as bait after four bears died at a bait site in September from a chocolate overdose.
The incident is the latest in a town that is grappling with a seemingly growing drug problem.
The state of emergency follows a sudden spike in overdoses from people ingesting a synthetic drug called “Smacked.”
The alarming increase in the number of fatal drug overdoses in recent months, has prompted action on the part of government leaders.
Several New England venues are canceling concerts and increasing security measures, after recent overdoses of the club drug “Molly”.
WBZ has learned investigators suspect the club drug Molly is to blame for Flannigan’s death.