July 29, 1971

July 29, 1971 Accountant Dept to be Audited: Selectmen last night voted unanimously to request the state for a special audit of the town accountant’s department. The vote came on a motion by Selectman Berman, who said he was asking the action because of omission of the town accountant’s report from the 1970 Town Report,…

July 22, 1971 

Parking Fees Row Continues: A preliminary report was given by the Metropolitan District Commission today on fee collections at Nantasket parking lots. Public relations officer Norman Gray, speaking on behalf of the commission, said that collection figures reported by the Nantasket MDC Labor Office showed the following: $1,023 for Saturday, July 10; $1,543, for Sunday,…

July 15, 1971 

Merchants Move to Revoke Fees: Strong protest continued to emanate from Nantasket merchants, town officials, and residents today as signatures increased on a petition seeking the revocation of fees imposed by the Metropolitan District Commission in 1,500 spaces at seven Nantasket parking areas. Paragon Park President Lawrence M. Stone, Fascination and Sands Lounge Manager Leonard…

July 8, 1971

HHS Post-Graduate Plans: In a report to the School Committee at its Wednesday night meeting, Guidance Director Dorothy Carlson presented the following summary of the post-graduate plans of the 1971 Hull High School graduating class. In general, categories may be summarized as follows: Four-year college, 31 percent; two-year college business and technical school, 21 percent;…

July 1, 1971 

MDC Fee Plan Suspended: The Metropolitan District Commission has suspended a plan to install toll booths and collect fees at its Nantasket public parking areas, selectmen said last night. The action followed a meeting of Hull officials with the commissioners in Boston on Monday, during which selectmen protected the plan as unfair unless Hull was…

June 24, 1971 

Permit Granted for Aquarium: The Hull Board of Appeals has granted a special permit to construct an aquarium at the site of Hurley’s Bath House, Nantasket. The permit grants an exception to the town’s multi-family zoning and loading regulations in the area to allow Kenneth G. Tong, of Hull, and George Nadoff, of Newton, to…

June 17, 1971 

Night Spot Owner Presses His Case: James Doherty of the Quincy House has begun court action to restrain the selectmen from banning “strip dancing” at his Nantasket night spot. In a petition for a declaratory judgment in Plymouth Superior Court, the action names the selectmen as respondents, being the licensing authority for the town of…

June 10, 1971 

TM Voters OK Sewer Extension: Hull voters, in a special town meeting Monday at the Memorial School, approved the first phase of a $5.1 million sewer extension and sanitary treatment plant on a ballot vote of 180-60 with 240 persons voting out of a recorded 262 present. The meeting also voted unanimously to rescind the…

June 3, 1971 

Special Town Meeting June 7: Hull voters will gather in Special Town Meeting at the Memorial School Monday, June 7 at 7 p.m. to act on articles asking funds and land acquisition for sewer extension and construction of a sanitary treatment plant, also for action on proposed revision of the Town Building Code. The Hull Finance…

May 27, 1971 

• Code Board Wins Approval: Selectmen last night kept a ban on “stripping” at Nantasket night spots and approved a Code of Ethics Committee to recommend entertainment standards for the general public good at Nantasket as the “best legal approach to the problem.” The action came after a spirited discussion which centered on a legal…