Amid real estate spending boom, building official says ‘Hull’s best days lie ahead’

Business is booming in the Hull Building Department, which in 2021 issued 1,831 building permits and collected more than $360,000 in fees. These related to new construction, building alterations, and electrical, plumbing, and gas permits. “People are still investing and buying in Hull and improving their homes,” Building Commissioner Bartley Kelly said during a Building…

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Hull-Cohasset Closing In

The Hull-Cohasset hockey team was already a heavy favorite entering its contest vs. Cardinal Spellman on Wednesday night in Randolph. And when Spellman’s staring goalie was unable to play due to a concussion, the Cardinals had to put in a backup who had never before been between the pipes. It all added up to lopsided…

Changing climate, rising sea level reshape Hull’s long-term planning

‘Managed retreat’ from flood-prone areas an option as town grapples with Mother Nature Residents and visitors alike appreciate Hull for its natural beauty, spectacular sunsets, Nantasket Beach, and many other features, but it’s time to take seriously the current and future potential impacts of climate change and sea level rise, according to Conservation Administrator Chris…

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Pirates’ winter teams on track for tournament

Looking at their current records, one might not be making any postseason plans for the Hull High School basketball teams and the Hull-Cohasset hockey team. However, under the new MIAA tournament qualification formula, all three teams would be playing in the postseason if the season ended this week. The new formula factors in not only…