Articles by John Sommo


Substance Abuse Prevention Task Force to meet March 13

By John Sommo on Feb. 19, 2014, at 2:22 p.m.
We are clearly seeing a spike in substance abuse in Knox County. Heroin use is increasing, meth labs are being discovered, marijuana is becoming legal, teen drinking parties continue, some businesses are selling to minors. Fortunately we have a good number of organizations and individuals who are working hard to …

Alcohol Seller Training

By John Sommo on Oct. 31, 2012, at 10:52 a.m.
The Knox County Community Health Coalition is collaborating with local law enforcement in offering Alcohol Seller Training sessions on November 15 and 16 from 8 AM to 12:30 PM. Session 1 is intended for retail sellers while session 2 targets the needs of on premise restaurants/bars. Frank Lyons of BC …

Alcohol Seller-Server Training

By John Sommo on March 27, 2012, at 12:06 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine —  The Knox County Community Health Coalition (KCCHC), a Healthy Maine Partnership, will be hosting an alcohol server training for bars and restaurants from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 24,  in the Council Chambers at Rockland City Hall, 270 Pleasant St. Retired Liquor Control Officer Frank …
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