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Dover to pull plug on drinking ban idea

Wording raised fears of Big Brother

By Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / May 4, 2009

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Call it the back deck drinking ban. On the agenda today at Dover's town meeting is a proposal to ban drinking on private property that is in view of a school, playground, or park. Under the measure, Dover Police could confiscate alcohol, issue a $200 fine, and arrest drinkers who defy the law. (Full article: 233 words)

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