Lemnios said town officials realize that moving the seawall would be a complex endeavor, but that does not preclude taking action.
“The selectmen were in synch with the Beach Management Committee that this should be addressed proactively,” he said. “This is a serious issue.
“The [poor] condition of the structures that protect the coastline is a significant issue up and down the coast of Massachusetts,” he added. “It’s a very expensive problem, something that cries out for state and federal action. And it’s something that will not fix itself.”
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