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Wollaston Beach findings to be finalized

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The Metropolitan Beaches Commission late next month expects to have a first draft of a report on upgrading beaches, following a months-long outreach campaign and study of area beaches. Bruce Berman, spokesman for the commission, said the public will be invited to review and add to the work at a regional meeting and via an online survey before a final report is issued next spring. “We hope to influence the [state] budget that will be passed in the summer,” Berman said in an interview. In Wollaston, changes will likely address water quality issues as well as promote additional uses. People “are looking to the next wave of potential opportunities, including creation of a new park at Squantum Point, enhancement of what’s already a park, and some other opportunities of water transportation and events and activities,” Berman said. To view or take the survey, visit tinyurl.com/MBC2013SURVEY.

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