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Residents Warned About Hypodermic Needles After 1 Found in New Hampshire Lake

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    Residents Warned About Hypodermic Needles After 1 Found in New Hampshire Lake
    Shane Arcidiacono
    Shane Arcidiacono's wife says her husband snapped a photo of a flooding hypodermic needle while he was fishing at Millville Lake

    Officials in a New Hampshire town are warning residents to keep an eye out after a hypodermic needle was found in a lake this week.

    The Eagle Tribune reports that Salem residents who visit Millville Lake this summer and find the needles to report them to local police, who will then properly dispose of them.

    Hundreds of hypodermic needles were found last year along and in the Merrimack River by a Methuen, Massachusetts-based group.

    In 2016 alone, there were 478 opioid-related deaths in New Hampshire.

    Group Seeks Funds for Needle Cleanup Around Merrimack River

    [NECN] Group Asking for Funds for Needle Cleanup Around Merrimack River

    A Massachusetts environmental group is asking for funds to help clean up hundreds of needles used by drug users that are littered all around the banks of the Merrimack River in Lawrence.

    (Published Tuesday, March 28, 2017)

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