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Industrial Water Disaster – VT Bans MASS High PFAS Toxic Bottled Water. Store Shelves Cleared

Haverhill, Massachusetts Spring Hill Dairy provides bottled water under store-brand labels at Shaw’s, Cumberland Farms, CVS (Ice Canyon), Best Yet, 365, IGA, HyTop and Food Club. VT STRONG news – VT Digger Elizabeth Gribkoff reports – State officials announced Thursday that multiple brands of generic bottled water sold in-state have PFAS levels more than five times above Vermont’s new standard. Share More: 
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INDUSTRIAL OPIOID DISASTER – Boston City Buildings to Stock Opioid Overdose Life Saving Reversal Drug Narcan

BOSTON STRONG news - Office of the Mayor reports - Naloxone donation will further enhance the City's overdose prevention efforts. BOSTON - Saturday, July 27, 2019 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced the City of Boston will be installing opioid overdose reversal kits in municipal buildings, thanks to a $30,000 donation from Aetna. The donation will be used to install kits containing the overdose…
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NATION – President Trump Permanently Authorizes the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

US STRONG news – Washington, DC: Remarks by The President of the United States – Rose Garden 10:09 EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very ; Well, thank you very much, ; Please, sit ; Very important ; And we’re gathered this morning at the White House to honor our solemn duty to America’s best, bravest, and finest, who I know so ; In a few…
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NATION – The Megan Nicole Kanka Foundation Stranger Danger Awareness

NEW JERSEY STRONG news – Hamilton Headlines reports – Megan Nicole Kanka Hamilton, NJ: The Megan Nicole Kanka Foundation offers Stranger Danger Awareness Education. Familiar danger accounts for 80% of the sexual victimization of children. On July 29, 1994, Megan Kanka was attacked and murdered by a neighbor. The tragedy led to the creation of Megan’s Law and the National Sex Offender Registry. The Megan Kanka…
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David Ortiz Released From Mass General Hospital

BOSTON STRONG news - CBS 4 Boston reports - BOSTON (CBS) – David Ortiz has been released from the hospital almost seven weeks after he was shot in the Dominican Republic, the Red Sox confirmed. The news was first reported by ESPN: “David Ortiz was released from Massachusetts General Hospital on Friday, a source told ESPN’s Enrique Rojas. He had been in the Boston hospital since June 10,…
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BOSTON RANKED #1 CITY FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Boston retained its first-place ranking for energy efficiency, according to the ACEEE's 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard, the most comprehensive national report that tracks city progress toward climate goals. Mayor's Office reports - BOSTON - Thursday, July 25, 2019 - Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced Boston has been ranked the top city for energy efficiency, according to the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard, shared…
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Traffic Advisory – RUN TO HOME BASE 5K, PUERTO RICAN FESTIVAL AND PARADE

Mayor's Office reports - Boston, MA: Traffic Advisory, Saturday, July 27, and Sunday, July 28, 2019 Special events taking place on Saturday and Sunday, July 27 and 28, will require street closings and parking restrictions in ; People coming into Boston to attend are encouraged not to drive their personal ; Information on Bluebikes, the regional bike share service, may be found at ;and information on the…
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National Guard Activated to Support Cape Cod Tornado Recovery

ATLANTIC STRONG news - MA Gov Office reports - Boston, MA: BOSTON, MA — Governor Charlie Baker today activated the Massachusetts National Guard under state active duty to fulfill support requests from four Cape Cod communities impacted by Tuesday’s weather: Dennis, Harwich, Chatham, and Yarmouth. Support efforts will begin today to assist local officials as they manage debris and continue to clear roads in each…
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ICE HSI Boston case brings conviction, possible 15 years-to-life sentence, for Massachusetts sex trafficker

ICE Boston reports - BOSTON – In a case led by Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in Boston, a Massachusetts man was convicted July 24 by a federal jury of sex trafficking four different victims and now faces a possible 15 years-to-life federal prison sentence for his crimes. Reginald Abraham, 51, was convicted in Boston of four counts of sex trafficking…
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Interstate Crash ejects 3 from vehicle not using seatbelts

NH STRONG news reports – Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash, Interstate 89 HB, New London, NH. On Sunday, July, 21, 2019 at approximately 11:29 AM, the New Hampshire State Police Troop D was notified of a motor vehicle crash on Interstate 89 northbound just north of Exit 12 in the Town of New London, NH. The crash was reported to be a rollover with ejection. Troopers…
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Boston Man Sentenced For Laundering Nearly $500,000 In Drug Proceeds

BOSTON STRONG news - US DOJ Mass reports - BOSTON – A Boston man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for money laundering. Juan Peguero, 29, was sentenced by District Court Judge William G. Young to 42 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In March 2019, Peguero pleaded guilty to two counts of money laundering. Peguero was charged in August…
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Dominican National Sentenced For Illegal Reentry

BOSTON STRONG news - US DOJ Mass reports - BOSTON – A Dominican national was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for illegally reentering the United States after being deported. Yancarlos Mejia Gonzales, 31, was sentenced by District Court Judge William G. Young to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release. Mejia Gonzales will be subject to deportation proceedings upon completion…
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Southampton Man Sentenced For Child Pornography Offenses

BOSTON STRONG news - US DOJ Mass reports - BOSTON – A Southampton man was sentenced in federal court in Springfield today for child pornography ; Bruce Singer, 72, was sentenced by District Court Judge Mark G. Mastroianni to eight years in prison and 15 years of supervised release. In April 2019, Singer pleaded guilty to five counts of distribution of child pornography, one count…
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Dorchester Man Sentenced for Role in 2016 Kidnapping

BOSTON STRONG news - US DOJ Mass reports - BOSTON – A Dorchester man was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for his role in a 2016 kidnapping. Vinh Quang Huynh, 35, was sentenced by District Court Judge Leo T. Sorokin to time served (17 months in prison), three years of supervised release and ordered to pay restitution of $6,300. Judge Sorokin also ordered…
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MCI-Cedar Junction Inmate Sentenced on Drug Charges

US DOJ Mass reports - BOSTON – An MCI-Cedar Junction inmate was sentenced today in federal court in Boston in connection with smuggling drugs into the ; William Guillemette, 39, an inmate at Massachusetts Correctional Institute – Cedar Junction (MCI-CJ) in South Walpole, was sentenced by District Court Judge Indira Talwani to 18 months in prison to be served consecutive to the state sentence he…
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Hurricane Safety Tips

MA Emergency Management Agency reports - Boston, MA: Both Tropical Storms (with winds above 39 mph) and Hurricanes (winds above 74 mph) can have deadly coastal storm surge and cause significant damage. What Are Hurricanes? Hurricanes are a rotating low-pressure tropical weather ; Systems with maximum sustained surface winds of less than 39 miles per hour (mph) are called tropical depressions. Those with maximum sustained winds of 39 mph…
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BOSTON STRONG news -Defendant Held for Violent Attack on First Responders

Suffolk County District Attorney Office reports - BOSTON, July 11, 2019 — Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins today joined dozens of EMTs, paramedics, and other staff from Boston EMS at the arraignment of an East Boston woman accused of stabbing an EMT yesterday afternoon. JULIE TEJEDA, 31, of East Boston, appeared in Boston Municipal Court today on single counts of assault with intent to…
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Every day, every call has the potential for danger and the brave EMT’s of BOSTON EMS continue to do their job serving and taking care of the City of Boston. Their hard work, even on calls that don’t make the news, make our City safer and we thank them for it.

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