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April 27, 1972 

To launch cement boat on May 11: The launching of the cement ketch Solange at Plummer’s Boat Yard Allerton has been moved ahead to May 11 from May 18, due to more favorable tides, it was said today by Mr. and Mrs. Joachen Robiller, who plan to tour the world in the trim craft. “We are…

April 20, 1972 

HRA Proclaims Renewal Lands: The Hull Redevelopment Authority in a special meeting Friday voted unanimously to proclaim 24 land lots in the First Renewal Area. “These proclaimers will go to HUD for review, and can be negotiated 7 days after. They are within the 15% differential allowed between appraisals,” said Chrmn. Charles E. Gould. The…

April 13, 1972 

Nuclear fallout detected in Hull as Memorial School students trap radioactive particles from China blast: A recent scientific experiment by seventh graders at the Hull Memorial School has successfully filtered and isolated radioactive particles from the atmosphere following the Chinese nuclear explosion of March 18. “The finding was later analyzed by the Nuclear and Radiochemistry…

April 6, 1972 

State official backs agent job: In a letter to selectmen, the Redevelopment Authority, and Planning Board on Monday said in effect that Joe Lanata was continuing to perform his duties as Health Agent conscientiously and effectively. The Massachusetts Health Officers’ Association, Michael D. Saraco, R.S. President, in a letter to the Board of Health received…

March 30, 1972 

Health agent to fight removal: Hull Health Director and Agent Joseph Lanata is remaining on duty at the health office in the center of a rising conflict over the legality of a recent action at the March 16 Board of Health meeting. Mr. Lanata, a registered State Sanitarian and Health Director, was appointed Health Agent by…

March 23, 1972

Health board action halted: Dr. Horton A. Kelley, recently elected member of the Board of Health, said today that he will ask that a motion which called for elimination of the position of Health Director Joseph Lanata, be rescinded when the board meets in April. The motion was originally made by Dr. Samuel Kagan at…

March 16, 1972 

Aid trade vocations: The school board on Tuesday approved a plan of H.S. Principal Thomas Ballerino and Business Education Department Head James Lynch to give greater emphasis to trades and vocational education in an upgraded study format to aid business career students. “The aim is to provide entry-level skills for kids planning business or trade…

March 9, 1972 

School fight center of interest: A four-way contest for two seats on the Hull School Committee is the center of public interest as the March 13 town election campaign enters the final days. A technical error in preparing the original copy of the town warrant, which omitted the School Committee office, seemed earlier in the week…

March 2, 1972 

$5.5 million town meeting budget: Voters will be faced with a $5.5-million budget at the annual town meeting in the Memorial School Monday, March 6, and the amount of the town’s free cash for use to reduce the effect on the tax rate is not expected to be as large as last year. As a…

February 24, 1972 

Estimate $2.5 million in storm damages: Acclaimed by many as the worst storm since the famous blow of 1898, a savage northeaster’s wake of damage over the past weekend in Hull is estimated in the millions of dollars. Many persons are still unable to return to homes where power and heaters were knocked out by…