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August 22, 2014

Author Archive | Hope E. Tremblay

Fighting modern fires

SOUTHWICK – As times change, so do fires. Southwick Fire Chief Richard Anderson said modern fires are much different than fires fought just a few decades ago, and the department’s approach is different, too. “One thing that affects the change is how houses are built today,” said Anderson. “Homes are tighter now, with improved windows, […]

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Town beach closed again

SOUTHWICK – Southwick health director Thomas Fitzgerald has closed the town beach once again this week due to high levels of bacteria in the lake. Fitzgerald said Tuesday’s tests showed levels greater than what is acceptable by the state and he was forced to shut down the beach and it remains closed until another test […]

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Town Beach open through Sunday

SOUTHWICK – The Town Beach is open this week after closing last weekend because of elevated levels of bacteria. Parks and Recreation Commissioner Daniel Call said the bacteria levels on South Pond where the beach is located are not supposed to be higher than 250 points. “They are supposed to be under 100, but they […]

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