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Boston slowly shedding its 'dirty water' image

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By John M. Guilfoil
Globe Correspondent / May 3, 2009

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With water once so filthy that solid waste regularly washed up on its shores, Boston is slowly shedding its "dirty water" image. In fact, public officials say the Boston area coastline - Nahant to Nantasket, Southie to Eastie - could have the cleanest urban beaches in the United States by 2011. (Full article: 602 words)

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