Welcome to the Mansfield Healthy Futures Family Fun Night!! April 12, 2010
Recent Tragedies in the News Searchers Find Body of Missing Teen in the Woods : Police Say Teens Had Been Drinking the Night Taylor Meyer Disappeared Oct. 20, 2008 — Investigators are trying to determine how a 17-year-old Plainville, Mass., girl died after she disappeared Friday night from an underage drinking party near an abandoned airport. Taylor Meyer's body was found today in a swampy area near the Two killed, one injured in crash July 26, 2008 By Caitlin Castello, Globe Correspondent Two women were killed and a third woman was seriously injured tonight when the car they were in crashed head-on into a tree off of southbound Route 1 in Wrentham, State Police said. Dispute over marijuana led to deadly Mansfield shooting BY DAVID LINTON SUN CHRONICLE STAFF MANSFIELD - The fatal shooting of an 18-year-old local man earlier this week was over what authorities say was the sale of three-quarters of a pound of marijuana.Andrew Colwell, of 83 Tanya Drive, had picked up Mark Hayden, 19, of 702 Francis Ave., in Mansfield, in his family's Jeep Cherokee Monday night to sell Hayden the marijuana, authorities confirmed Wednesday.
Even Last Week… Last modified: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 2:18 AM EDT Police bust underage party in Mansfield BY DAVID LINTON SUN CHRONICLE STAFF MANSFIELD - Police will summons 17 youths to Attleboro District Court for unlawful possession of alcohol related to a house party over the weekend in which underage youths were allegedly intoxicated.Police Chief Arthur O'Neill said police discovered the party when officers were called to 200 Balcom St., around 1:50 a.m. Saturday for a reported disturbance.
Communities That CareSurvey Results MPS- Spring 2009
Basic Demographics Total students surveyed: n=2,102 male: n=1,067 female: n=1,020 Racial Composition
Students Who Have Used Cigarettes in the Past 30 Days
Students Who Have Used Alcohol in the Past 30 Days
Students Who Have Used Marijuana in the Past 30 Days
Top 3 Risk Factors in Mansfield Parental attitudes favorable toward antisocial behavior Poor family supervision Peer rewards for antisocial behavior
Top 3 Protective Factors in Mansfield Belief in the moral order Family rewards for prosocial behavior Social skills by students
Next Steps Sharing the data: Mansfield School Committee, Chamber of Commerce, Pop Warner, Mansfield Youth Soccer, MESA, etc… Re-establishment of MHS SADD Chapter Tri-Town Partnership- common activities and policies w/Foxboro & Norton Administration of the Mansfield Public Schools and Community Needs Assessment