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May 6, 1971 

License Granted After Warning: After lengthy debate, with much reaction from another overflow attendance, the Board of Selectmen last night voted 2-1 to grant an entertainment license to the Showboat, a boulevard night spot whose show format has been the subject of continuing controversy. However, there have been no complaints for the past two seasons…

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February 25, 1971 

Voters Face Record Budget: About 20 percent of Hull’s 5,233 registered voters are expected to attend the annual town meeting March 1 at the Memorial School to act on a warrant that reflects a total expense of $5,335,294, the highest in town history and $340,349 higher than last year. Of the total budget, $2,851,744 is for…

February 18, 1971 

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…

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February 11, 1971

Fin Com OKs $5.3M Budget: The Hull Finance Committee has completed its recommendations on warrant articles for the March 1 town meeting with a total budget approval for $5,335,924, Town Accountant Joseph E. Chase said today. The committee also urges changing the dates of the annual town meeting and election to the second and third Mondays…

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January 14, 1971

School Officials Head Off a Crisis: Fast action and preventive measures at Hull High School were credited with averting a crisis and possible panic following the death of a student from a cause later confirmed as being a form of infectious meningitis. The confirmation came from Norfolk County Medical Examiner Dr. Archie Kiegan in a…

March 19, 1970

HRA Renewal Plan Advances: The Hull Redevelopment Authority has completed its work on Part 2 documentation of Project One renewal at Nantasket and has forwarded it to the state Department of Community Affairs for endorsement, after which it will be sent to the federal HUD office in New York. “This means that the final data…

March 12, 1970

Raftery to Head School Board: In a reorganization Tuesday, John Raftery was elected chairman of the Hull School Committee in a 3-2 vote over Harriett Stern, who was then elected secretary of thecommittee. Prefacing the action, Raftery was nominated by Neil Dushan, with Dr. Silva seconding. Mrs. Stern had previously placed her name in nomination,…