RESCUE ME

RESCUE ME – While on a ferry tour of the Boston Harbor Islands Hull Times photogra- pher Skip Tull witnessed the US Coast Guard practicing rescue maneuvers off the coast of Peddocks Island.

osprey at sunset

BIRD’S-EYE VIEW

Each spring, many in Quincy look forward to the return of the ospreys that occupy this nest along Quincy Shore Drive. An osprey is a large bird with a length of 22-25 inches and a wingspan of up to six feet. They generally pair for life and often reuse old nests from season to season.…

DOG DAYS

Lucy the Boston Terrier kept a keen eye on the begonias as her companion, Bonnie Murphy, browsed the tables at the Hull Garden Club’s plant sale. The annual event took place Saturday at the DCR’s parking lot along George Washington Boulevard. Additional photos on page 7. [Skip Tull photo]

young child wearing red hooded sweatshirt standing next to nantasket beach with a blue sky in the backround and large pinkish moon

Moonstruck

Three-year-old Nicholas Mello delighted in the sight of the pink super moon rising over Atlantic Hill. Accompanied by his grandparents, Michael and Evelyn Barry, Nicholas says watching the full moon is his favorite thing in the world to do. [Skip Tull photo]

8 kids standing at top of skateboarding half pipe at dusk

SMOOTH MOVES

A mild late winter afternoon was the perfect backdrop for a group skateboarders to hone their free-wheeling skills on ramps set up along a space near Hull’s new ArtWalk. Pictured here (top from left) are Jamie Frady, Richie Chau, Liam Carroll, Sean Lyden, Conrad Sigwart, Patrick Hale, Larkin Tanner, and Caleb Whelan. [Skip Tull photos]…

The Eyes Have It

The wildlife in Hull can often be spotted in the shadows, but the trio of deer in this image seem to pose for the camera. Staff photographer Skip Tull came across these brown-eyed beauties by the Weir River near George Washington Boulevard.

water scene in hull ma

WINTER REFLECTIONS

After a recent snowfall settled down over the Hull peninsula a frosty blanket of white was revealed in the morning light. This peaceful scene was captured by our intrepid photographer Skip Tull from his vantage point along Edgewater Road. [Skip Tull photo]

gazebo lit up with christmas lights and lit menorah

FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS.

Illuminating the darkest days of year, the glowing lights of the Hanukkah menorah, festive colored bulbs on the Christmas tree, and twinkling lights on the gazebo, are a most welcome seasonal sight on the grounds of Memorial Park. Tonight the last of the candles on the large menorah will be lit as the eight-day holiday…