By David Mittleman

Williamston Student Recovering from Mercury Poisoning

I can remember playing Quick Silver, a hand held mercury maze game where the object of the game was to get a small blob of mercury in the center of the maze, for hours at a time. But there were no fun and games when a student at Williamston Middle School fell ill from mercury poisoning. The Environmental Protection Agency plans to clean up a small amount of mercury from the high school grounds today. The boy apparently acquired a small vial of mercury from his grandparents’ basement without his …read more