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Massachusetts Town May Become The First To Ban All Tobacco Sales
The town of Westminster, Massachusetts, may become the first in the nation to outlaw the sale of all tobacco products, with its Board of Health set to hear comments from the public this week on the proposed ban.
Town health agent Elizabeth Swedberg told AP about the reasoning behind the proposal,&nbs…
EEE Detected In Wesport
EEE has been detected in Westport.
The town's Board of Health said Wednesday that state officials discovered the virus in testing of a species of mosquito called Culiseta Melanura, which feeds almost exclusively on birds.
Officials advise residents to stay indoors during peak mosquito hours and u…
Mosquito Spraying Early Thursday In New Bedford
Mosquito spraying in New Bedford resumes early Thursday. The New Bedford Board of Health says the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will conduct spraying early Thursday from 2am to sunrise.
The areas targeted for spraying include Fort Tabor, Buttonwood Park, Hazelwood Park, Brooklawn Park, the …
Monday Is Election Day In Four Area Communities
t's election day Monday for a handful of local communities
In Acushnet, retiree Garry Rawcliffe, a former member of the Board of Public Works, and Paul Levasseaur, a construction worker, are looking to fill a vacancy on the Board of Selectmen...
No Bedbugs At Fairhaven Walmart
Contrary to popular belief, there are no bedbugs at the Fairhaven Walmart.
The Fairhaven Board of Health has fielded several inquiries over the past two weeks concerning a rumor that the Alden Road Walmart was infested with the notorious pests...
Fairhaven Wind Turbine Opponents Looking To Falmouth
The opponents of the wind turbines in Fairhaven are watching closely the ongoing debate over turbines in the town of Falmouth. 
A judge has found health complaints from Falmouth residents were credible, and he ordered changes in the turbines' hours of operation in that town. 
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