• Jessica Safford, of Newport, N.H., plays with her son Christian, 2, in the Sugar River in Newport on Aug 23, 2017. Safford said they come to the river often. She recalled when she was a kid growing up in Newport she was never allowed to play in the river because of pollution. She said her son loves the water. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

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