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Rebuilt Fort Hale Pier Opens

by Thomas Breen | Apr 23, 2018 2:16 pm | Comments (16)

Thomas Breen photosSeven years after Hurricane Sandy destroyed a popular East Shore fishing pier, city and state officials celebrated the grand reopening of a reconstructed pier that includes new amenities for fishing and recreation, and that is structurally resilient enough to withstand higher sea levels and more frequent storms in an era of manmade climate change.

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Renovated Senior Centers Show Off Their Youthful New Looks

by Allan Appel | Mar 6, 2018 5:14 pm | Comments (1)

New electricity, new plumbing, new kitchen, new bingo board and sound system.

Add to that new noise-attenutating ceiling-borne panels that look like flying sculptures.

Throw in new flooring, windows, lights, furniture, carpeting, and a paint job of such bright wall colors that Margie Staggers, who is partially blind, can take delight in them.

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