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Note: This thread has been updated with this photo from Shaw’s.

IMAG3984Newton’s plastic bag ban, approved by aldermen in January on a 22-0 vote, goes into effect July 30. The restrictions apply to commercial entities with retail space larger than 3,500 square feet or a with at least two retail space locations under the same name within Newton that together total at least 3,500 square feet. Other exemptions apply too.

Have you been hoarding plastic bags in preparation?