Pandemic response a small part of health department’s impact on town’s residents

Town Manager Philip Lemnios’ “biggest takeaway” following Public Health Director Joan Taverna’s recent update to the Select Board was that the Health Department’s work “is not mechanical. “The staff cares very deeply for the residents of Hull,” he said. “They are as important as our first responders. We’re in great hands.” The Board of Health…

MBTA expands weekday Hull-Boston ferry service

An expanded spring schedule for ferry service to Boston from Hull’s Pemberton Pier took effect Friday, April 1, state Rep. Joan Meschino announced this week. A little more than 18 months after the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority considered eliminating the boat service, the MBTA is recognizing the increased demand for the service, which also stops…

Assessors, accountant, treasurer aim for bottom-line results in managing town’s fiscal health

“We work for the residents of Hull,” Town Accountant Mike Buckley said during his recent presentation to the Select Board about the town’s three financial departments: assessing, treasurer/collector, and accounting. This comment reflects the efforts each of these departments makes to work with residents to help resolve any issues they may have, ranging from property…

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The Way We Were

The past two spring seasons have not been what high school sports fans have been used to. Covid wiped out the 2020 season, while 2021 saw a cautious crawl back to normal. This spring, however, everything is looking like a hit song by Barbara Streisand- The Way We Were. The boys varsity baseball team got…