Bias Hearing to Resume: Continued hearings before the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination will be held at the commission’s office in Boston Dec. 16 and 17. Meanwhile, a Superior Court restraining order is preventing the Hull School Committee from appointing any applicant to the newly expanded position of history and government teacher at the high school.
Hull Renewal in Sight: Hull Redevelopment Authority Chairman Charles E. Gould said Monday that he has been assured by John Barry, officer of HUD’s federal renewal agency in Boston, that “Hull has A-1 priority, and everything is being done to expedite the start of Project One.”
More Revisions by Charter Unit: Meeting until almost midnight on Tuesday, the Charter Commission continued making revisions in its report, heard comments and criticisms from Planning Board Chairman Thomas Cox, met briefly with Selectman Martin Fallon, and received praise from the state Department of Community Affairs and pledges of support from several town officials.
Town Boards Probe Room Need: The Hull School Committee and the Building and Planning Committee are taking a close look at overcrowded schools and the need for more classrooms in the new curricula concept for the next 10 years. The “What To Do About It” talks, which began in a preliminary session recently, are focusing mainly on the Memorial Middle School and the high school, and specific recommendations are expected to be made at the next meeting of the two boards in January.
Patrolmen Seek 6.4% Pay Hike: In a letter to selectmen last night, the Hull Police Association’s Salary Committee requested March 1971 town meeting action on a 6.4 percent pay hike, retroactive to Jan. 1, 1971, and also urged the same hike for all town employees. The present scale for patrolmen is $7,389.72 to $8,790 maximum.
Barge Battle On Again: Selectmen rejoined the so-called Battle of the Burning Barges last night as they voted to oppose reinstatement of a license to a Malden company that had previously been suspended by the state for burning in unauthorized offshore locations near Calf Island and for alleged careless treatment of rubbish cargoes. The board will oppose the proposed licensing of the company for another year at a hearing in the state Department of Public Health’s office in Boston on Dec. 18.
License Pleas Under Study: Selectmen heard four applicants for year-round liquor licenses, and three more are scheduled to be heard Dec. 16. There are four additional licenses available under amended state law, which also reflects the increase in Hull’s year-round population as shown by the recent U.S. Census. About 30 persons attended as license pleas were heard from Mrs. Rosemary Eyster for the Golden Sands Hotel, 153 Kenberma St.; Atty. Isadore Rosenblum and Dr. Frank Fay for Frank Fay’s restaurant, Nantasket Avenue; Atty. Richard Barry for New Merlino’s Steak House, 276 Nantasket Ave.; and Albert J. Kardoos for his Spaghetti House at 149 Nantasket Ave.
Holiday Treats for Children: Another library-sponsored treat for the little ones is set for Dec. 18 when they learn about “Christmas Day at the North Pole.” This program will be held at 10 a.m. in Gould Hall, and each child is asked to bring a favorite toy. Older children will enjoy the film “Cricket on the Hearth,” which will be shown on Dec. 12, and the Christmas cartoons, which will be shown Dec. 19.
HHS Elects Tri-Captains: The Hull High School 1970 football letter-men have elected linebacker Mike Mulford, lineman George Manchester, and end Peter Nugent as tri-captains for 1971. The new leaders will be honored along with the rest of the team at a banquet tonight in Lokie’s Restaurant, North Cohasset.
Hockey Notes: Hull High School sophomore Peter MacAuley won two tickets for the Bruins vs. Detroit game next Sunday. The Hull Bantams defeated Marshfield, 3-1, Wednesday and blanked Duxbury 7-0, Saturday morning. Goals were scored for Hull by J. Rand McCarthy, J. Ferriter, L. Kennedy, P. McNamara, and P. Kearns.