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SJC Rules Teens That Host “BYOB” Parties Not Liable

The state’s highest court rejected an attempt to expand civil laws covering responsibility for underage drinking at parties.


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Teen Drivers Would Face Harsher Penalties For Pot, Alcohol In New Bill

A new bill filed on Beacon Hill proposes harsher penalties against young drivers who are caught with marijuana and/or alcohol.


MBTA Alcohol Ads

MBTA Banning Alcohol Ads

The MBTA is moving to ban all alcohol ads on its trains, buses, or stations starting July 1 in a move aimed at fighting underage drinking.


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Arlington High Halts School Dances Because Of Drinking, Dirty Dancing

Arlington High School has temporarily halted all scheduled school dances because administrators say too many students are showing up drunk and dancing too suggestively.


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Selectman Hopes To Curb Underage Drinking At Comcast Center

A Mansfield selectman wants to see tougher new rules put in place for the next time the Comcast Center holds a concert.


Three young women were taken to the hospital after a deck collapsed at a party in Walpole.

Deck Collapse Injures 3 Teens At Walpole Party

Three young women were taken to the hospital after a deck collapsed at a party in Walpole.


Providence Police Chief Dean M. Esserman (Credit: City of Providence)

Providence Police Chief Breaks Up Party At Own Home Over Underage Drinking

Providence Police Chief Dean Esserman says he broke up a graduation party for his daughter at his own home after becoming aware that some underage party-goers were drinking.



Marshfield’s Ultimatum: Parents Attend Meeting Or Kids Miss Prom

Marshfield High School is giving parents an ultimatum. They could either go to a meeting about underage drinking, or their kids can’t go to the prom.


Police found what they called a large amount of alcohol at the Plainville party. (credit: Plainville Police)

52 Arrested At Underage Drinking Party In Plainville

More than 50 people were arrested over the weekend after police from four towns broke up an underage drinking party in Plainville.


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Should Kids Drink At Home With Their Parents?

Is it a good idea for children to become acclimated to the effects of alcohol before leaving the nest?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/23/2011