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Victims Of Overdose 'Plague' Remembered At Candlelight Vigil Tonight

Oct 18, 2015 08:33AM ● By Bill Gilman
According to Police Chief Timothy Sheehan, there have been 56 drug overdoses with seven related deaths in Tewksbury in 2015. 
Sheehan pulls no punches when he calls drug overdose deaths a "modern day plague."
Tonight, on the campus of Tewksbury State Hospital, Tewksbury will hold it's 4th Annual Overdose Vigil, to remember those who have lost their battle with drugs and to kick off Substance Use Prevention and Education Week 2015. The event is sponsored by the Tewksbury Police Department and Lahey Health Behavioral Services.
The "Singing of Names of Lost Loved Ones" begins at 6:30 p.m. with the vigil ceremony itself beginning at 7 p.m.

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