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Discarded hypodermic needles a growing problem

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Frequent calls from residents who have found hypodermic needles in their neighborhoods have prompted officials to post suggestions on what to do in that situation on the town website, www.weymouth.ma.us. “DO call the police station at 781-335-1212 and have the police come and retrieve the needle for proper disposal,” the posting says. “DO NOT” touch the needle, attempt to break or recap it, or throw it into regular trash receptacles, dumpsters, sewers, or catch basins, the posting continues. Weymouth has a growing heroin problem, according to police.

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