MANCHESTER — Police took on cleanup duties along Route 128 Monday morning after a few stray items were found in the roadway.
Officers first found a tarp in the southbound lanes of Route 128 just after 11 a.m., and officers retrieved it.
Then, less than an hour later, police said that a ladder was reportedly left in the southbound lanes at 11:38 a.m. In that instance, officers found that someone had moved the debris to the side of the road.
Police said a dead seal washed up on Lobster Cove off Masconomo Street Monday around 1:35 p.m. The New England Aquarium was notified and responded to the scene.
James Niedzinski can be reached at 978-283-7000, x 3455 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.