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Wollaston Beach in Quincy

13 South Shore Beaches Closed Due To Bacteria

Thirteen South Shore beaches stretching from Quincy to Plymouth are closed to swimming heading into the Fathers Day Weekend after testing revealed high levels of bacteria.

06/17/2011

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Manchester By The Sea Beach Closed To Swimmers Over High Bacteria Levels

The town of Manchester By The Sea has closed one of its beaches to swimming because over high levels of bacteria in the water.

06/07/2011

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Norfolk County Already Fighting Mosquitoes

On a hill in Holbrook, a chopper touches down for an ammo reload. It comes by the bagful and looks a little like granola.

04/25/2011

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Volunteers Scour Beaches For Wayward Wastewater Disks

More volunteers are turning out to help clean up millions of small plastic disks swept downriver from a New Hampshire wastewater treatment plant to the ocean shores of New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

03/19/2011

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Benefits To Treating Young Children With Ear Infections

With so many questions about the safety of antibiotics, parents find themselves in a tough spot when their child has an ear infection. Is it best to give them drugs or hold off? Now two new studies have an answer, especially for kids three and under.

01/13/2011

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