Each small flag represents a drug overdose in Acushnet this year.
Through the first nine months of this year, New Hampshire has already counted almost as many heroin overdose deaths as all of 2013
New Hampshire authorities have seized over $25,000 worth of a synthetic drug known as spice from a business in Manchester.
State public health officials say the state has reached a milestone in preventing drug overdose deaths.
A recent spike in overdoses has prompted Boston’s public health department to increase the number of outreach workers in South Boston.
A former Needham doctor and his nurse practitioner have been indicted by federal prosecutors for prescribing dangerous medication for a profit that allegedly led to the deaths of six patients.