Michael Long

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Winter is the Best Time to Test for Radon: Discounted Testing Available through February

Because you can’t see or smell radon, people tend to downplay its health effects and ignore the possibility that there might be a silent killer in their homes. Over 10 years of radon testing, half of the homes tested in Greenwich had a radon in air level above the EPA action limit of 4.0 pCi/L. Radon, if discovered, can be remediated by qualified contractors inexpensively.” – Michael Long, Greenwich Health Dept Continue Reading →

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CT Dept of Health Announces Third Death from Eastern Equine Encephalitis

This year there have been four human cases of EEE in Connecticut three of which were fatal. At home one can prevent breeding of mosquitoes by eliminating standing water in tires, fire pits, buckets, planters, toys, birdbaths, flowerpots, or trash containers. Also repair any broken screens, clean clogged roof gutters, empty swimming pool covers, and drill holes in the bottom of plastic recycling containers stored outdoors. Continue Reading →

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Test Soil at Western Middle School? Marzullo’s Motion Fails to Carry

At Thursday’s Board of Selectmen meeting, Drew Marzullo urged Mr. Toner and Mr. Tesei to ask the Board of Education to begin testing Western Middle School fields immediately. He made a motion toward that end, but neither of the Republican selectmen seconded the motion, and so it was not carried forward. Continue Reading →

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