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Hingham

Owners on beach must give access

Ruling gives rights to some neighbors

A court ruled certain neighbors of Robert and Cynthia Stimson had access rights after having gone to the beach for 20 years. A court ruled certain neighbors of Robert and Cynthia Stimson had access rights after having gone to the beach for 20 years. (John tlumacki/File/The Boston Globe)
By Matt Carroll
Globe Staff / December 23, 2007

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In a case that may send legal ripples across the South Shore, some Hingham homeowners have won the right to use a crescent-shaped sliver of beach, defeating property owners who erected a locked gate and tried to deny them access. (Full article: 745 words)

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