Kids tell state lawmakers; ban the bag!

'Ban the bag' was a rallying cry to state lawmakers from many school kids that went to the State Capitol today speaking in favor of banning plastic bags.  

Plastic bag tax sparks ban at some stores

Starting Thursday the plastic bags at the checkout areas of Stop & Shop and Big Y will all be gone.

That’s the same day retailers are required by the state to charge a ten cent tax on one time use plastic bags.

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