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Plastic bags could be a thing of the past in Peabody

Laurie Silk of Salem loads her paper bags full of groceries into her car after shopping at Stop & Shop in Peabody. (Spenser R. Hasak)
PEABODY — Paper or plastic? It won’t be a choice in the city for long. The Peabody City Council is expected to approve a plastic bag ban at its next meeting in two weeks. “We’re the only community on the North Shore that is not doing something,” Ritamarie Cavicchio told the city’s Industrial & Community…

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