Extension Asked on State Order: Town Counsel Haskell Lampke, at the request of the selectmen, has asked the state Water Pollution Control Division for a 90-day extension of an order to call a special town meeting March 31 to raise funds for a sewer extension. The extension request was made under General Laws provisions set forth in a recent order from WPCD Director Thomas McMahon, which extended the sewer completion date from September 1972 to 1973 but advanced the town meeting date in the implementation schedule. Selectmen said that the March 31 date would not allow sufficient time for public hearings required before funding requests can be made to the town meeting for land taking at the Stony Beach sanitary treatment plant site and for preliminary costs of sewer lines in an ocean outfall system. The Planning Board will also have to set up hearings for zoning changes in the sanitary plant site.
Dredging Data Sought: A request by Hull selectmen for the dredging of a channel into the Hull Yacht Club area has been referred by regional Army Engineers to “a higher authority for analysis and decision.” F.W. Fogarty, chief of the New England Operation Division, in a letter yesterday asked the board for information on the number, size, and categories of vessels using the channel. Selectman Richardson said that “when the channel was re-routed during the construction of Fort Duval pier, the Army Engineers said they would take care of future dredging needs.” The channel was re-routed around the island into Hull Gut when the pier was built.
Bay Development Plan Referred: Another plan for Nantasket Bay development was referred by the selectmen last night to the Planning Board. John Welles, of Construction Advisors, a Washington, D.C., firm, repeated a previous request to show plans in a letter to the board yesterday. “We are not interested in development plans until they have been presented to the Planning Board,” said Selectman Richardson.
Talks Continue with MCAD: Field representatives of the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and Hull school officials are continuing to confer with regard to implementation of a recent MCAD order for increased recruitment of black teachers in the Hull school system. The commission’s deadline for implementation of the order apparently was extended from Feb. 12. School Superintendent Richard Charlton said yesterday, “The talks are progressing harmoniously.” However, the MCAD’s public information officer said on Feb. 17, “The case is still open and under investigation.”
Q&A Forum to Discuss Charter: The Hull Democratic Men’s Club, with the Hull Town Democratic Committee, Republican Town Committee, Hull Women’s Club, and the Taxpayers Association, are holding an “Open Forum” at the Memorial School auditorium this Sunday, Feb. 21, at 3 p.m., for all interested voters. The Charter Commission members have been invited to this question-and-answer forum by the Democratic Men’s Club, and Town Moderator Frank McDuff, has agreed to be the moderator at this meeting. A large attendance is expected.
Bus Service Cut After Incidents: Bus service for more than 750 children attending Catholic Confraternity of Christian Doctrine classes 5 through 10 at the K of C Hall, Nantasket, has been cancelled, it was stated Saturday by the Rev. Robert Barrett, C.C.D. director for St. Mary’s parish. Father Barrett said the service ended after several disturbances on the buses and damage in the K of C Hall, which climaxed last Wednesday in an incident that brought police to the corner of Malta Street and Nantasket Avenue. There were no arrests.
Rumpus at High School Game: On Friday evening Hull police arrested two Holbrook youths who were booked for being drunk; later a squad of six officers headed by Sgt. Cowen went to the high school when a fight broke out in the yard after the Hull vs. Holbrook basketball game. The rumpus was quelled within 15 minutes. There were no arrests.
Another Fracas: Four Marshfield girls received facial injuries when rocks were thrown through a bus window as it passed through the Hull Village section after the Hull vs. Marshfield high school basketball game at Hull Tuesday night. Police also reported that in the same area of Main Street rocks struck a car driven by Edward Hardiman, of Glover Avenue, as Mr. Hardiman drove home from the game.