Tuesday, May 22, 2012
If NewStream LLC is unable to eliminate the odor leaks from its plant on Pleasant Street, the Attleboro Health Department will call a hearing to shut down the facility.
A local company is on notice from the city that it must eliminate odor leaks from its wastewater recycling plant at the Attleboro Corporate Campus on Pleasant Street near the Lindsey Street intersection or risk being forced to cease operation. The city's Health Department held an emergency public meeting Monday at City Hall in response to complaints from dozens of residents over the weekend about an odor described as smelling like dirty diapers, sour milk and other unpleasant items. Attleboro Health Agent Jim Mooney told the representatives of NewStream LLC that the company will be given a list within the next couple weeks of measures that must be taken to eliminate the problem. NewStream would have 30 days to implement the measures, …
Monday, November 14, 2011
Attleboro's Public Health nurse has released the schedule of open flu clinics.
The Attleboro Health Department has had its hands full–with vaccines. Since early October, the Health Department has held several flu clinics for students at Attleboro schools including the Attleboro High School and the Brennan, Wamsutta and Coelho Middle Schools and now it has opened clinics for any Massachusetts resident seeking a flu shot. "Now that all pediatric clinics are completed, the Attleboro Health Department may use our existing state-supplied influenza vaccine to vaccinate all adults, regardless of insurance status," Public Health Nurse Jacquie O'Brien said. The Public Health Nurse is offering the following clinics times: Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 4:30 pm-5:30 p.m. Monday, November 21, 2011, 4:30 pm-5:30 p.m. These …
Friday, October 7, 2011
Attleboro middle and high school students will be vaccinated during school hours.
Attleboro Public Schools and the Attleboro Health Department are joining together to hold flu clinics during school hours for middle and high school students. Students are not required to be vaccinated and can receive the vaccine whether or not insurance information is provided. Clinics will be held at the following schools: Attleboro High School: Monday, Oct. 17 Brennan Middle School: Thursday, Oct. 20 Coelho Middle School: Friday, Oct. 21 Wamsutta Middle School: Monday, Oct. 24 A flu clinic for elementary school students will be held on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Thacher Elementary School. The clinic will be held on a first come, first served basis and parents must be present with their children. A makeup clinic for …
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Don't wait for your trash day, drop off your rotten food as soon as possible.
Attleboro officials have entended the hours of operation at the City Compost Yard from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice. Attleboro residents are encouraged to drop off yard and tree debris that was left over from the impact of Hurricane Irene at the Compost Yard. The City's Health Department is also extending its hours for residents who do not wish to wait for their regularly scheduled rubbish pickup day. Residents can bring rotted food to the space operated by the Health Department on Pond Street from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. until further notice.