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2nd Kid Poisoned After City Ordered Repairs

by Christopher Peak | Jun 22, 2018 8:28 am | Comments (4)

Christopher Peak PhotoA mom whose 3-year-old son is sick with lead-poisoning called the New Haven Health Department more than 20 times, begging for someone to enforce the laws and clean up the cracked and flaking paint at her Edgewood apartment.

After a month of messages, an inspector finally came out and confirmed the walls were coated with lead. But for the next five months, the property remained largely unabated. During that time, her 11-month-old son was poisoned too.

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Teen Hospitalized; Administrator Let Go

by Christopher Peak | Jun 8, 2018 8:20 am | Comments (19)

Christopher Peak PhotoTwo months after her 14-year-old ended up gasping for air as a peanut allergy constricted his throat, a mother still hasn’t received a full explanation of what happened to her son.

No one running Engineering & Science University Magnet School told the mom that an assistant principal had handed out nut-filled candy, and was eventually let go.

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