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Year after year, New Salem is no place for crime

General store employee Lisa Marie Dupuis (right) rung up a purchase for customer Debbie Ellis, who Dupuis says comes to the store everyday. General store employee Lisa Marie Dupuis (right) rung up a purchase for customer Debbie Ellis, who Dupuis says comes to the store everyday. (Nancy Palmieri for The Boston Globe)
By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / December 21, 2009

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NEW SALEM - Above the door at the New Salem General Store, crammed among copies of winning lottery tickets and autographed Red Sox photos, is a simple sign that reads: “Free ride in a police car if you shoplift.’’ (Full article: 965 words)

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