6 people pulling in row boat

TAKING A BOW

The Hull Lifesaving Museum offers adult rowing activities at both the Windmill Point Boathouse in Hull and the Boston Rowing Center at the Fort Point Channel in Boston. New faces are always welcome, and rowing memberships are open to anyone 18 years and older. For more information, call the museum at 781-925-5433. Shown at Pemberton…

kids playing bean bag toss

HAVING A FIELD DAY

HAVING A FIELD DAY – Hull High seniors wound down their year with field day activities during Spirit Week, May 17-21. Victoria Rosado and John Meagher teamed up for a game of cornhole, while Zack Smith, Anthony Scalia, Luka Prestia, and Matthew Lees played spike ball. Other events included a food truck day, pizza party,…

HULL OF A SHOW

Ellie Destito’s house in Hull’s Hampton Circle neighborhood was the setting for filming of a ‘proof of concept’ of a new Cape Cod-set sitcom produced by Hingham’s Kristen Arute in partnership with the Company Theatre. Hull High grad Kelly Hines stars in the show, to be called ‘Combers’ (short for Beachcombers). Shown ‘on location’ are…

coast guard standing next to joshua james tomb stone

O CAPTAIN! MY CAPTAIN!

Members of Hull’s Coast Guard Station at Point Allerton took advantage of this morning’s (Thursday) balmy weather to tend to the monument on top of Fort Revere honoring Captain Joshua James, a Hull native. James was an American sea captain and a U.S. Life-Saving station keeper, and was credited with saving more than 500 lives…

osprey at sunset

BIRD’S-EYE VIEW

Each spring, many in Quincy look forward to the return of the ospreys that occupy this nest along Quincy Shore Drive. An osprey is a large bird with a length of 22-25 inches and a wingspan of up to six feet. They generally pair for life and often reuse old nests from season to season.…

Smooth Sale-ing

The Hull-Nantasket Chamber of Commerce’s Stem to Stern townwide yard sale weekend attracted hundreds of eager buyers to sales all over town on May 22 and 23. Loretta Conlon celebrates her cash windfall after a successful sale.   Jane Woodbury, Tom and Pam Swenson and Catherine Kiernan show off vintage sleds during one stop along…

Memorial Day Ceremonies and Piping Plovers Have Returned

The Pipes Are Calling

Wednesday June 2nd, 2021—Piping Plover Information Session. At 7 p.m. online via the following link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/913532213 OR dial in using your phone (+1 (646) 749-3122, Access Code:  913-532-213). Mass Audubon & the Hull Conservation Department will hold a Plover Informational Session to discuss our seasonal feathered residents and how to become a Plover Ambassador! Registration…

Water Wisdom

Water Wisdom A column by the Weir River Watershed Association ‘Going green’ can mean rethinking traditional summer yard care “In nature, nothing exists alone.” – Rachel Carson Area nurseries need police details to direct traffic, and no one can get the landscaping companies to call back – it’s spring on the South Shore. Visions of…