Rowers, Sailors Want Enhanced Hingham, MA Waterfront

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Rowing and sailing enthusiasts are pushing their vision for a sweeping overhaul of Hingham Harbor [Massachusetts], including a new two-story, all-season boathouse and tree-lined boulevard along the water. Town officials say the idea faces serious obstacles.

The concept, which was included in a report completed by Boston-based Community Rowing Inc., focuses on improvements to a town-owned wharf that is now home to the Lincoln Maritime sailing and rowing school, but also includes suggestions for nearby town property, including the overgrown and unused Steamboat Wharf.

Read more: Patriot Ledger