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State Bans HazMat Trucks From Downtown Boston During Day

The state Department Of Transportation has decided that trucks carrying hazardous materials, including gasoline and heating oil, cannot travel through Boston between 6 a.m and 8 p.m.

05/11/2012

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White Powder Sparks Scare At Bolton School

Hazardous materials crews responded to Nashoba Regional High School in Bolton on Sunday.

05/06/2012

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Suicide Attempt Using Cyanide Causes Hazmat Scare In Lexington

Police say they found a man in a car on Maguire Road who said he ingested liquid cyanide.

05/04/2012

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I-Team: Public Corruption Probe Involving Hazmat Contracts Widens

A state official is now under investigation in an alleged scheme to steer lucrative contracts to a Malden hazardous waste company.

12/07/2011

Crews investigated a suspicious box in Roxbury on Wednesday.

Suspicious Box Responsible For Roxbury Scare Contained Rocks

The mystery behind a hazardous materials scare Wednesday in Roxbury has been solved.

12/01/2011

Crews investigated a suspicious box in Roxbury on Wednesday.

Crews Give All Clear After “Hazardous” Box Found In Roxbury Home

A box “that had markings indicating that it may be hazardous” was found in the basement of a home in Roxbury on Wednesday, sparking a hazardous materials situation.

11/30/2011

Police stopped this truck outside of the Haymarket station Tuesday morning.

Radioactive Scare Shuts Down Haymarket Station

Haymarket MBTA Station was closed to passengers Tuesday after an incident involving a radiation scare.

11/29/2011

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Menino Wants To Keep Hazmat Trucks Out Of Boston Neighborhoods

Mayor Menino has pushed to keep trucks carrying hazardous materials from passing through crowded neighborhoods like the North End and Chinatown.

07/25/2011

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Bomb Squad Responds To MIT Dorm In Cambridge

Emergency personnel are investigating possible suspicious devices or materials at a residence hall at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

06/07/2011

Hazardous materials crews were on the scene of an apparent suicide in Watertown on Saturday night.

Man Dies In Apparent Suicide Involving Poisonous Gas In Watertown

A man’s body was found dead in a car in Watertown after an apparent suicide on Saturday night.

05/29/2011

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