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Suspicious items close two T stations

Container, bag not hazardous, official reports. The discovery yesterday of a Styrofoam container labeled ”Biological Research” on an MBTA train at Ashmont Station and the finding of a suspicious brown paper bag later at the Alewife Station triggered the shutdown of both stations and long delays for thousands of commuters, officials said. The container appeared to be ”something you might find at a hospital,” but it had only a plastic trash bag tied in a knot with no hazardous materials inside, said Joe Pesaturo, a spokesman for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. The paper bag — found on a subway platform at Alewife station — turned out to contain a melted cold pack for food wrapped inside a plastic bag, he said. Full Story

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