Advocacy groups press the case for improved access to beaches

The Metropolitan Beaches Commission and Save the Harbor/Save the Bay last month convened a virtual public hearing focused on improving access for people with disabilities on the state’s public beaches in Hull, Quincy, South Boston, Dorchester to the south and Lynn, Nahant, Revere, Winthrop, East Boston to the north. “The legislative and the community members of the commission hope…

Town’s expectations for development of Boardwalk exceeded reality presented

Hull’s tortuous dance with development took another twist last week when the developers of the Dunes at Paragon Boardwalk – a five-story, 116-unit apartment building that would replace the pizza stand, arcade, and miniature golf course at Nantasket Beach – abruptly halted their plans “for any future development.” While withdrawing their application for a special…