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Last Word on lead pipes, March 8

Last Word on lead pipes, March 8

Lead pipes

Why would we not, as a country, expect that there would be lead in our drinking water — or, you know, in the schools, etc. —when these pipes were laid 60-70 years ago and we used lead pipes? And if we haven't replaced any of this or a lot of it, it just shouldn't be a surprise to me — or to anyone, I would think — to find the amount of lead that we're finding in our water supply, or that schools in certain towns and cities are finding in their water. I'd just like to hear what other people think about that.

Fire departments

I'm calling in reference to an article in last Saturday's Gazette, "Fire departments feel growing...