April 2 forum will focus on Hull business development

A joint meeting of the Hull Nantasket Chamber of Commerce and Hull’s Economic Development Committee (EDC) will take place on Tuesday, April 2, at 7:30 a.m., at the Surf Lounge, Nantasket Beach Resort. The meeting is free and open to Chamber members, business owners, and all members of the public who are interested in participating. This will be the second collaborative meeting between the Chamber of Commerce and the EDC, and will serve to continue the discussion of topics pertaining to business development in Hull.  

Agenda items include the creation of a Hull Cultural District, updates on the ArtWalk project ,and other ongoing and new business development initiatives, vacant building bylaws update, and seasonal trolley service. Participation is encouraged from those in the business community who would like to be a part of this ongoing series of open forum discussions.  

A light breakfast will be provided.

Lots to do in Hull today

Tales from the Peace Corps. Hull’s own Steven Greenberg joined the Peace Corps in 2013 and spent two years in Armenia. He was 64. He will be at the Anne Scully Senior Center at 10:30 a.m. to share tales of his exciting and rewarding experience and stories about other retiree Peace Corps volunteers. The senior center is located at 197A Samoset Ave.

Meet the Author. Richard ‘Butch’ Neal grew up in Hull and rose through the ranks of the Marine Corps to retire as a four-star general who had been the Corps’ assistant commandant. His life story – and life lessons he wants to share – are the stuff of his memoir, the recently published “What Now, Lieutenant?” Neal is tonight’s featured speaker at this month’s Nantasket Beach Lecture Series installment, which begins at 7 p.m. at the Nantasket Beach Resort, 45 Hull Shore Dr. These popular talks are free [Donations are welcome!] and sponsored by the Hull Lifesaving Museum, the Friends of the Hull Public Library, and the state Dept. of Conservation & Recreation. Bring your copy of Neal’s book to have it signed, or purchase one at the event and have the genial general autograph it on the spot. For event details, call the lifesaving museum at 781 925-5433.

Aquarion Water Rate Increase Hearing. The state Department of Public Utilities will hear public comment about Aquarion Water Co.'s petition for a rate increase that would add about $9 a month to the average water bill in Hull. The forum begins at 7 p.m. at Hull High School auditorium.