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Single-use plastic bag ban begins March 12 in Saugus

Saugus will be banning single-use plastic bags starting March 12. Lendy's is one of the first places in the area starting to make that switch. (Olivia Falcigno)
SAUGUS — Beginning March 12, stores town-wide will no longer be allowed to distribute, use, or sell single-use plastic bags at checkout counters.  Instead, the law — enforced by the Board of Health — will require business owners to stock up on reusable totes and bags made of at least 40 percent recycled material, while…

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