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5-gallon Poland Spring water container

Mass. Health Officials Warn Of Gasoline Contaminated Water

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has issued an advisory after a child became sick after drinking water from a five gallon bottle.

02/07/2013

Rescuers transport one of two boys to an awaiting ambulance. (Photo by David G. Curran)

Two Boys Rescued From Swamp In Halifax

Police officers found the boys about 1/4 of a mile into the swamp, where the water was up to their knees.

12/28/2012

Boats searching Warwick Neck Thursday morning.

RI Airport Calls Coast Guard For Search After Radar Issue

The U.S. Coast Guard was called in to search an area off the coast of Rhode Island Thursday morning, after getting a call from an airport.

10/25/2012

(Photo From: Moongateclimber/Wikipedia Commons)

BC Grads: Solving The World’s Water Crisis With A Beetle?

A couple of Boston College graduates and MassChallenge finalists are banking on a beetle to help solve the world’s clean water crisis.

CBS Boston–06/14/2012

This van was found stuck in the mud and water after sunrise Friday.

Minivan Found Abandoned In Water On Marshfield Beach

Marshfield police are trying to solve a mystery that appeared after sunrise Friday morning.

04/27/2012

General Chemical in Framingham.

I-Team: State Will Be Testing For Contaminated Water In Sherborn

The General Chemical plant in Framingham is finally shutting down, but the damage may already be done. There are concerns about possible contamination of drinking water wells in Sherborn.

03/05/2012

Gov. Deval Patrick (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

New Taxes And Tax Hikes Included In Governor’s Budget Plan

Gov. Deval Patrick will propose hiking the Massachusetts cigarette tax by 50 cents per pack as part of a plan to raise $260 million in new revenues for the state budget, the administration said Friday.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/21/2012

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Town Losing Up To 80,000 Gallons Of Water A Day Due To Mystery Leak

A community in central Massachusetts is losing up to 80,000 gallons of water a day and it can’t find the leak.

10/11/2011

The town had to flush fire hydrants as a precaution.

Three People Charged Over Somerset Water Contamination Scare

Three people are facing charges in connection with a water contamination scare in Somerset that caused a three-day ban on drinking town tap water.

07/21/2011

(credit: AP)

Boil Water Order In Nahant After Water Main Break

There’s a boil water order in Nahant after a water main break Thursday morning.

04/21/2011

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