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Say high TCE levels in groundwater have thwarted residential development
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7. Food Fights
It has evolved to lawsuits, a labeling law and a public now deeply suspicious of or deeply confused about what this giant corporation does.
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READING, Mass. — For the second time this week, students and faculty members at the Reading’s Barrows Elementary School were evacuated after high carbon monoxide levels were detected.
On Thursday, students in the Barrows Elementary School on Edgemont Avenue in Reading were evacuated to Austin Prep where parents were notified to pick them up.
The school had been evacuated on Tuesday for the same issue.
No illnesses or injuries were reported in either incident.
RINDGE, N.H. —Authorities say an “air quality” incident at a Rindge food market has sent multiple people to the hospital.
A dispatcher says that the incident occurred around 6:12 p.m. at the Market Basket on Route 202.
According to the Southwestern New Hampshire District Fire Mutual Aid, this is a mass casualty incident. Mass casualty incidents are typically declared when there are a large number of patients needing medical treatment.
A Hazmat team from Keene was sent to the scene, along with ambulances from five other towns.
The exact cause and seriousness of the injuries was not immediately known.
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