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Mass DPH Will Be Conducting Cancer Evaluation of PCB Exposure
They are planning on looking at four of the six cancer types evaluated previously in a 2002 report: breast cancer, liver cancer, and non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Reportedly, epidemiological literature shows some evidence of association of these cancers with exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs.
Barker Road House Fire Causes 200 Thousand In Damages
A Major house fire tore through a house on Barker Road early Saturday morning. Fire Station Engines 1, 5, 6, Truck 2 and Car 2 responded for a reported building fire at 110 Barker Rd in Pittsfield, reported by the alarm company and a 2nd cell call from a passerby confirming active fire.
Search For Chicopee Boy Continues
Troopers today continue to assist Chicopee Police in the search for missing 11-year-old boy Aiden Blanchard. The Massachusetts State Police Marine Unit is conducting another search of the Connecticut River for any evidence related to Aiden's disappearance.