TM Voters OK Sewer Extension: Hull voters, in a special town meeting Monday at the Memorial School, approved the first phase of a $5.1 million sewer extension and sanitary treatment plant on a ballot vote of 180-60 with 240 persons voting out of a recorded 262 present. The meeting also voted unanimously to rescind the 1960 Hull building code and replace it with an amended federal building code required by HUD for Hull renewal funding. The sewer action achieved the two-thirds majority for a town bond issue, with the method of financing to be determined at a later town meeting, and complies with a state Water Pollution Control Division directive to halt pollution of Hull Bay and Boston Harbor.
Permits Granted for Hull Towers: Hull Building Commissioner Stanley MacLeod said today that building permits were granted June 9 to First Realty Co. of Boston to build two eight-story apartment towers on the so-called Hall Estate land at Nantasket. The permits, issued in the title of “Hull Towers Co.,” cover construction of 84 apartment units and a superintendent’s office in one building and 84 apartments in the other. It is reported from a reliable source that the apartment fees are expected to be in the medium- to low-income bracket.
Medical Center Site Dedicated: “Today we celebrate the end of a dream and the beginning of a most extraordinary reality.” That thought launched the construction phase of Hull’s medical center program Tuesday with groundbreaking ceremonies. Speaker was Frank Kerr, president of the nonprofit corporation formed 32 months ago to solve the town’s critical doctor shortage. Hull Selectmen Martin Fallon, Wallace Richardson, and David Berman turned the first spades of dirt as the symbolic signal to begin construction. Then, town equipment, authorized by the selectmen and directed by Highway Superintendent Matthew Muncy, began preparing the site at George Washington Boulevard and Barnstable Street.
Scouts, Guardsmen Clean Up Coast: Displaying a scene of ecological concern and civic pride, local Boy Scouts and members of the Coast Guard gathered more than 46 tons of trash and litter from area waters and coastline as their contribution to “Keep America Beautiful Day” on June 5. More than 20 truckloads of trash were hauled away by Coast Guard trucks as 86 scouts of Daniel Webster, North Bay, Boston, and Old Colony councils and 100 Coast Guardsmen from Group Boston, Stations Merrimack River, Gloucester, Boston, Point Allerton, and Scituate cleaned up more than 50 miles of coastline.
HHS Graduation this Sunday: A capacity crowd is expected in the Hull High School gymnasium June 13 at 3 p.m. for the 14th annual graduation exercises; 181 students will receive diplomas from School Committee Chairman Neil Dushan. After processional and the national anthem by the school band, Rev. Fr. Leo Dwyer will give the convocation and Class President Joseph F. Riveccio Jr. the address of welcome.
Teens on Advisory Council: The Hull Youth Commission has added nine high school age teenagers to the Youth Advisory Council. Newly appointed Y.A.C. members will meet with the Youth Commission next Tuesday.
Four Decades and Counting: Congratulations to Harold and Dorothy Dimond, proprietors of the Worrick Mansion, whose 40th wedding anniversary occurs on Monday, June 14. They were married at St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Hull. Mr. Dimond is the son of Mrs. Bertha Dimond, formerly of Hull and presently of Plymouth, and the late Albert C. Dimond, MDC officer for many years stationed at Nantasket. Mrs. Dimond, the former Dorothy Eastman, is the daughter of the late well-known and popular Jack and Ann Eastman, restaurant owners at Worrick in past years.
Infantidings: To Mr. and Mrs. Norman M. Molvar Jr. (Sandra Banville), of 318½ Hull Shore Drive, whose first child, Stacie Lyn, was born Tuesday, May 25, at 11:22 p.m. at the South Shore Hospital. The infant weighed in at 7 pounds, 8 ounces.
Help Wanted: Mature women age 18 or over are needed to work as cashiers. Please call 925-0114 or 925-0115. Paragon Park, Nantasket.