snapping turtle walking on pavement


Increased sightings of snapping turtles occur in the spring as they leave their aquatic habitat to lay eggs on land. The ponds of Wompatuck State Park are home to these ancient reptiles. This large snapper was seen at the park last weekend. [Skip Tull photo]

young white girl riding horse around trash can cones


Charlotte Higgins, 10, of Hull, and her pony “Molly” won first place in the barrel racing competition novice division at Branded Acres Farm, in Plympton, on Sunday, April 11. It was the very first competition for Charlotte, who rides with Rope n Turn Farm, located in East Freetown. [Photos courtesy of Gary Higgins Photography]

GOLDEN HOUR. The sight of hundreds of daffodils dancing against the latticework on Mariner’s Park’s gazebo fascinated 3-year-old Corvid Martinez yesterday as he visited with his father. The blooms are part of Hull’s Daffodil Trail, a project started by Hull Garden Club member Anne Musmeci more than 25 years ago. April is the best month…

young hands thumbing through school book

Shorelines April 2021

• DAR Good Citizens Award Celebrates local students. The Col. Thomas Lothrop Old Colony Chapter of DAR honored four exceptional young people at the chapter’s 2021 Good Citizens award ceremony on Sunday, March 7, virtually via Zoom. Each were nominated by the staff and faculty of their high schools and wrote an essay on the…

black and white kitty looking for a new home in hull this week

Peppermint Patty

Are you looking for a couple of adorable kittens?  Well, here is your chance. This week at Hull Seaside Animal Rescue “The Peanuts Gang” has asked if they could be featured in our weekly article. We are so happy to oblige. They are four sibling kittens, about 4 months of age, who came to us…