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07/26/17 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A sign posted at the town landing off Lake Drive.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A sign posted at the town landing off Lake Drive.

Preliminary laboratory results have been received by the town from samples taken last week at Fresh Pond, and one finding, according to Town Engineer John Cronin, is “a problem.” (more…)

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07/17/17 11:06am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Blue-green algae on the surface of Fresh Pond Monday morning near the town landing off Lake Drive.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Blue-green algae on the surface of Fresh Pond Monday morning near the town landing off Lake Drive.

The Department of Public Works has posted signs warning that swimming in Fresh Pond “may pose a risk to your health. Please refrain from swimming.” (more…)

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06/03/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Town Attorney Laury Dowd reported on a conference she attended recently on the future rise of sea levels.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Town Attorney Laury Dowd reported on a conference she attended recently on the future of coastal communities.

Record heat waves followed by extreme storms, biblical rainfall and destructive winds, sea levels rising up to four feet by the end of the century, Wades and Crescent beaches gone, marshes and creeks only memories, failed infrastructure nightmares, freshwater wells salted out and surrounding bays flooded with poisons. (more…)