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By adamg - 8/28/23 - 1:53 pm

CommonWealth whets our interest in "managed retreat" - the idea that as sea levels continue to rise, the long-term answer might be to move homes and other buildings away from the water, rather than trying to build seawalls or other measures, for example, for Hampton Circle, an area in Hull with water on two sides.

By adamg - 8/4/23 - 11:11 am
Graves Light

Graves Light on Graves Ledge in 2013, from Waller's initial complaint.

A Land Court judge has ended a stormy dispute between Hull and the Malden man who bought Graves Light in Massachusetts Bay just beyond Boston Harbor: The lighthouse isn't in Hull, so its owner doesn't have to pay town property taxes or let town inspectors judge his work in converting the tower into a family vacation home. Read more.

By adamg - 7/23/23 - 9:19 pm
Sinking boat

Sinking boat. Photo by State Police.

State Police report troopers rescued four people after their boat began to sink off the north side of Peddocks Island shortly before 4:50 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 3/9/23 - 9:26 am
Sunrise over Nantasket beach

Joe Kidston was on Nantasket Beach this morning: Read more.

By adamg - 10/18/22 - 9:37 am
Rainbow over Hull harbor

Early riser Joe Kidston captured the rainbow over the water in Hull this morning.

By adamg - 9/29/22 - 8:46 pm
Sunset from Hull

Joe Kidston shows us the sunset in Hull this evening.

By adamg - 8/26/22 - 4:52 pm
Lightning strike across Boston Harbor

Boston Timelapse captured what appears to be a lightning strike at Logan from a National Park Service camera atop the Bunker Hill Monument in Charlestown. Read more.

By adamg - 7/19/22 - 9:31 am
Sunrise over Nantasket Beach

Joe Kidston watched the sun come up over Nantasket Beach this morning.

By adamg - 2/25/22 - 9:28 am

A federal judge yesterday sentenced Shane Spierdowis, 31, of Hull, to two years in federal prison for collecting pandemic economic funds he had no right to - because they were based on shell companies, and he claimed money for a period that included the time he was in prison for violating probation on an earlier securities-fraud conviction. Read more.

By adamg - 11/7/21 - 7:51 am
Sunrise at Nantasket

Joe Kidston got up an hour earlier to enjoy the sunrise at Nantasket Beach.

By adamg - 10/22/21 - 9:29 am

Shane Spierdowis, 31, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud yesterday in connection with more than $190,000 in loans he got last year to help retain the employees he claimed he had for a company that turned out not to exist, over a period of time in which he was locked up for violating parole on an earlier securities-fraud conviction. Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/21 - 9:31 pm
Sunset over downtown Boston and the Back Bay from Hull

Joe Kidston watched the sun go down over the Back Bay, downtown Boston and Boston Harbor from Hull this evening.

By adamg - 8/13/20 - 3:49 pm

State Police announced today that starting tomorrow, DCR is cutting the number of state-run parking spaces at Nantasket Beach by 50%.

By adamg - 5/18/20 - 11:05 pm
Fishing at sunset at Hull Gut

Neil the roving UHub photographer captured a fisherman at sunset this evening at Hull Gut.

By adamg - 9/13/19 - 11:46 pm
Moonrise over Hull

David Parsons watched the full moonrise over Hull this evening.

Matt Frank watched it as well, but up in Nahant: Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/19 - 2:12 pm
Anti-Semitic graffiti at Fort Revere

Enthusiastic anti-Semites just kept going with the Ks. Photos via Hull PD.

Graffiti at Fort Revere in Hull is nothing new. But Hull Police report the virulent anti-Semitic and racist graffiti at the old fort is different: Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 8:41 am

WCVB reports a ferry from Hull ran aground on Long Island this morning after being cut off by a "sport fishing boat."

By adamg - 6/23/19 - 7:54 pm
Boat on fire off Hull

Dan Ladd watched the fire from across the water off Hull this evening. WFXT reports four people were rescued, with none injured.

By Anonymous2023 - 4/23/19 - 2:09 pm
Hull commuter ferry to Long Wharf

I took this photo with my phone as I waited on the gangway for the 6 a.m. commuter ferry from Hull to Long Wharf. It is a photo of the boat house from which rowers from the Hull Lifesaving Museum launch their boats every Saturday morning.

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