Friday, September 28, 2012
Saturday, Sept. 29, is another 'Drug Take Back' in the lobby of the Barrington police station hosted by The BAY Team; it runs from 10 to 2.
Empty your medicine cabinet of unwanted and expired prescription drugs on Saturday, Sept. 29. The BAY Team and the Barrington Police Department hosts another “Drug Take Back” in the lobby of the police station on Federal Road. It runs from 10 am to 2 pm. All of the potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs will be picked by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and destroyed. “Our local Drug Take Back events have been very successful," said Kathleen Sullivan, program director for the BAY Team, Barrington's prevention coalition. “We appreciate the time and effort that community members take to rid their homes of potentially dangerous medications.” The service is free and anonymous, said Sullivan. No questions…
Busy Saturday in Barrington includes the annual Rubber Ducky Race, a Harvest Fest in Bay Spring, Booster Day, another Drug Take Back and the farmers market at the 'White Church'.
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Thursday, September 20, 2012
The Barrington Police Station will have boxes for you to drop in your unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday, Sept. 29; stick a note on your medicine cabinet.
Another “Drug Take Back” is coming up on Saturday, Sept. 29. It’s a day for you to rid your house of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. The “take back” involves the Barrington Police Department, the BAY Team – Barrington’s prevention coalition, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) working as partners to prevent pill abuse and theft. “Our local Drug Take Back events have been very successful," said Kathleen Sullivan, program director for the BAY Team. “We appreciate the time and effort that community members take to rid their homes of potentially dangerous medications.” She gave particular praise to the BAY Team's take back committee. You can crop off your unwanted prescription drugs in the lobby…
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Drug take-back day on Saturday, Oct. 29, results in more than 80 pounds of prescriptions turned in for incineration.
Despite nasty weather on Saturday, Oct. 29, about 70 people disposed of expired and unwanted prescription drugs at the Barrington police station. And more than two dozen people picked up free prescription drug lock boxes to safeguard their medications. Saturday was another drug take-back day coordinated by the police and The BAY Team, Barrington’s prevention coalition. Police Chief John LaCross, a member of The BAY Team, said more than three boxes were filled with prescription drugs weighing an estimated 90 pounds. Kathy Sullivan, BAY Team director, said the turnout was slightly less than the last take-back day in April. “We think a lot of people may have already cleared out their medicine chests,” she said. Overall, though, Sulivan said…