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Board of Health issues COVID-19 Update

On July 19, Dover's Board of Health issued an update on the current COVID-19 situation. Though there haven't been any new cases in the last two weeks, Dover's Board of Health is urging residents to continue taking precautions to prevent any new surges.

Visitors from out of state are...

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Dover BOH issues E. Coli update

The Dover Board of Health has issued an update for those affected by the Colonial Water wells located on Draper Road, Francis Street, and Knollwood Drive. The Dover Board of Health urges residents who are customers of Colonial Water Company and have experienced recent onset diarrhea, fever,...

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BOH approves facial covering emergency order

Starting Friday, May 1, individuals will be required to wear face coverings in local businesses, work sites, government buildings, and common areas of residential and commercial buildings. This includes a fabric mask, scarf, or bandanna that covers both nose and mouth.

Needham has 217 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 33...

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Natural Resources Commission declares climate emergency

As a new decade begins, scientists, world leaders and environmental activists are warning about the dangers of climate change and scrambling to address threats it brings to their communities. To show their commitment to addressing the town’s vulnerability to climate change, the Wellesley Natural Resources Commission passed a resolution declaring a climate emergency. With support...
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Medfielder Michaeli tackles plastic pollution

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff Each day, thousands of plastic bags needlessly end up in our oceans and in landfills around the world. Each day, the earth is polluted further and further. Now, communities are trying to reduce their pollution and make the world a better place. Sometimes, all it takes is for one person to...
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Medfield looks to ban plastic bags

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Statewide, 93 towns and cities have banned single-use plastic bags. On Sunday afternoon at the Medfield Library, the Medfield Plastic Bag Reduction Initiative discussed the various ways they hope to make Medfield the 94th. The Initiative is technically not a non-profit because they seek to sway legislation, which a...
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Westwood annual family flu clinic

The Westwood Health Department is pleased to announce that the Annual Family Flu Clinic will be held for Westwood residents age five and older on Saturday, October 15, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Westwood High School gym, located at 200 Nahatan Street. The vaccine is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Health insurance...
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