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Musculoskeletal Center Opens Doors

by Allan Appel | Sep 26, 2018 2:16 pm | Comments (3)

Allan Appel PhotoWhen she was an undergraduate on the women’s crew team back in 1976, Mary O’Connor and her 18 teammates one day became sick and tired of shivering after practice. Yale University had not gotten around, under Title IX, to provide women their own lockerroom.

So one day they marched up to the powers that be at Yale athletics, stripped off their sweats to show just what shivering, cold, and naked looks like.

The next semester and a New York Times story later, women had their own locker room at Yale, and O’Connor had learned the power of team work.

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Chapel Apartments Get 3rd Lead Order

by Thomas Breen | Sep 17, 2018 8:09 am | Comments (3)

The city’s health department issued seven lead paint abatement orders in two weeks to six different landlords in the Hill, East Shore, the Annex, West River, and Fair Haven.

One of those abatement orders is for a Chapel Street apartment complex that the city has cited three times so far this year for three different units containing dangerously high levels of lead paint and housing child tenants with high levels of lead in their blood.

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