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October 11, 2013

Rockport Police/Fire: Foul odor prompts calls

Rockport Police/Fire

ROCKPORT — Police fielded several calls about a foul smell coming from the waste water treatment plant Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Police said they notified the Department of Public Works.

A parked car leaking gasoline on Pooles Lane was towed at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Well being checks were performed by officers Wednesday on Marshall Street around 7 p.m., and Granite Street around 8:30 p.m.

Two women were transported Wednesday to Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester, police said. One was taken at 11:20 p.m. from Norwood Avenue and the other from Beach Street at 11:15 p.m.

Thursday at 9 a.m., police contacted the New England Aquarium in Boston when a dead seal washed up on Long Beach.

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

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