A kitchen faucet at the high school, tested twice, showed lead levels of 172ppb and 125 ppb. And atthe Salemwood,a kitchen kettle had leadlevels of 154 and 117ppb in two tests. Other fixtures that tested above action levelhad readingsbetween 16.5 and 31.2 ppb. The city's engineering department drew samples from hundreds of fixtures across the district's seven schools, including the Early Learning Center. It was the first time such comprehensive testing for lead in Malden's public schools had been performed. "We tested every drinking fountain and every kitchen faucet in every City of Malden

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This is the equivalent of Robbing Peter to Pay Paul and is not the way we are required to handle our personal finances, so why should our government be allowed to act so irresponsibly? To add insult to injury, while squandering our retirement monies in various ways, these same elected rulers of our country have created the absolute best retirement plans for themselves, to include a lifetime pension and complete health insurance program. All this is available after one term of as little as six years and all paid for by your tax dollars. It would appear that true representatives of the people

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