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Track teams can’t keep pace

 Both the Hull-Cohasset boys and girls outdoor track teams dropped their opening meet results with losses at Norwell on Monday. The girls lost 87-45, despite a few impressive individual performances. Liz Luggelle took first place in the shot put, Veronica Fleming was second in both the long jump and 200 meters, Mattie Tuchman was second…

Sewer plant’s excess capacity could produce revenue from regional waste acceptance

The focus of the Hull Sewer Department is “reliability, redundancy, and resiliency,” Director of Wastewater Operations John Struzziery told the Select Board during a recent presentation about the department’s role. Struzziery, who has been working at the wastewater treatment facility for about 30 years, explained that those terms refer to “ensuring that backup systems are…

Pandemic response a small part of health department’s impact on town’s residents

Town Manager Philip Lemnios’ “biggest takeaway” following Public Health Director Joan Taverna’s recent update to the Select Board was that the Health Department’s work “is not mechanical. “The staff cares very deeply for the residents of Hull,” he said. “They are as important as our first responders. We’re in great hands.” The Board of Health…

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A telephoto lens makes a photographic subject appear to be closer than it actually is. The lens seems to flatten or compress the foreground, Clock tower building, middle, Sagamore Hill and background, Boston skyline, into a cohesive image. [Richard W. Green photo]

Local 02045’s existing licenses get OK; restaurant expansion plans require revised site plan

During a recent three-and-a-half-hour meeting, the Select Board heard about plans for the 2022 Hull PorchFest, considered another Memorial Day street dedication request, and granted three licenses to the Local 02045 restaurant, among other agenda items. Several neighbors attended the Local 02045 hearing related to the owner’s request to renew the restaurant’s common victualler, seasonal…

wood chips coming out of chipper machine blowing into a cloudy blue sky

Spring Chip Day set for April 23

The Hull Department of Public Works will be having its Spring Chip Day on Saturday April 23, from 8 a.m. until noon at the DPW barn at West Corner, 9 Nantasket Ave. Residents may bring in tree limbs and brush that are eight inches in diameter or smaller. No leaves, grass, vines, or other yard…