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No person shall, without a license granted by the City Council, operate or permit to be operated any establishment for giving massage, vapor, pool, shower, or other baths, on premises where massage is practiced or where therapeutic or conditioning baths or water, vapor, or other substance are given; provided that persons doing business on the premises of the Maiden YMCA or Malden YWCA are specifically exempted, together with certain persons , exempted for facial and scalp massage only, such as barbers, hairdressers, and their apprentices, as set forth in MGL Chapter 140, Section 51.

The presently existing Thor Physical Therapy and Health Center, 318 Clifton St., Malden, Mass., operated by Phyllis A. Thoresen, Registered Physical Therapist is specifically exempted from this provision of Ordinance as long as she so owns and operates said center.