HRA Renewal Plan Advances: The Hull Redevelopment Authority has completed its work on Part 2 documentation of Project One renewal at Nantasket and has forwarded it to the state Department of Community Affairs for endorsement, after which it will be sent to the federal HUD office in New York. “This means that the final data which HUD required for activation of Hull’s First Renewal Project is now finished as far as the Hull Authority is concerned, and all that is awaited is the Planning Board’s completion of its rezoning and long-range Community Improvement Plan,” said Charles E. Gould, who was unanimously re-elected chairman of the authority at a meeting Monday.
Zoning Hearing Deemed Sufficient: In a discussion at the selectmen’s meeting last night, Selectman Martin Fallon stated his belief that the Planning Board public hearing on zoning, held March 12, complied with the law and the board does not have to hold another hearing.
Charter Board Gets Underway: On Monday, March 16, a joint meeting was held by the original Home Rule Study Commission and the newly elected members of the Charter Commission in the selectmen’s office in the Municipal Building. Mr. James Munafo, chairman of the Home Rule Study Commission, called the meeting. He explained the purpose of the Charter Commission and reminded the commission that there are rules that the members must work by, including public hearings at certain times and a schedule of work that has to be done in a certain period.
MDC Agrees to Major Construction: In a letter on March 9 to the Hull Redevelopment Authority, the Metropolitan District Commission has agreed to build a new seawall, boardwalk, and enlarged parking area in Project One of Hull renewal.
Planning Board Recount Planned: A recount of the Hull election vote for Planning Board (four-year term) will be held in the guard room of the Municipal Building on Saturday, March 21, starting at 10 a.m., with the registrars presiding.
Coast Guard in New Station: Point Allerton Coast Guard personnel have vacated the old station at Stony Beach and are now occupying and operating from the new $604,000 station on Hull Hillside at Highland Avenue.
School Property Lease Cancelled: In a letter to selectmen and the School Committee dated March 17, Atty. Charles P. Kindregan, as counsel for Louis R. and Rocco DiTullio, gave notice of the intention to end the town lease on school office property at 814 Nantasket Ave., owned by the DiTullios.
Senior Citizens to Rally April 10: A mammoth rally in the interests of senior citizens will be held at Suffolk Downs, East Boston, on
Friday, April 10, at 9:30 a.m.
U.S. Sen. Edward M. Kennedy will be the principal speaker on the topic: “The Right of Senior Citizens to Live According to American Standards.” Hull senior citizens will have a large delegation attending, and all will be guests of Suffolk Downs after the meeting.
A Walk Back in Time: “A Trip Through Hull,” with Hull High School senior Larry Ross as tour guide, will be featured at the March 31 meeting of the Hull Historical Society at 8 p.m. in the Memorial School cafeteria. The 16 points of interest on the tour will include: a stop at the turn-of-the-century fashion hotels, The Pemberton and The Oregon; a look at Fort Revere, past and present; and the library and the cemetery, all as they might have been seen from the Old Nantasket Beach Railroad. At each stop, members and friends will be invited to contribute to the discussion of the many eras of the history of Hull.
Women’s Society to Host Chinese Friends: The Women’s Society of Christian Service of the Hull United Methodist Church is sponsoring an evening with Chinese friends, at Gould Hall, on Thursday, April 9, at 6:30 p.m., to which the public is invited.
Bantams Knock Out the Metros: The Hull Bantams hockey team got back on the win wagon at Cohasset Winter Gardens on March 21, defeating the Metros, 14-2. Assistant Coach John Kennedy denied later that the Metros’ goalie fell asleep frequently.