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January 23, 2013

Manchester Police/Fire: DPW responds to utility calls

Manchester Police/Fire

MANCHESTER — A pair of separate infrastructure problems were reported to the Department of Public Works Monday, according to Manchester police.

Shortly before 1 p.m., a Smith’s Point resident called about water bubbling up from the ground.

Then, at around 3:30 p.m. water was coming up from a manhole on Pine Street. The DPW responded to both sites.

Police diffused a verbal argument between a mother and daughter on Magnolia Avenue on Monday at 7:20 p.m.

A storm-related parking ban was issued due to the snow forecast shortly after 8 p.m. on Monday. Five related parking tickets were issued throughout Manchester as of Tuesday morning.

James Niedzinski can be reached at 978-283-7000, x 3455 or at

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