HULL — More than 150 intrepid swimmers took the plunge at Nantasket Beach on Saturday, February 1, 2020, as part of the 25th annual Drowned Hogs swim to benefit the Wellspring Multi-Service Center in Hull. The swim was followed by a Chowder and Soup “Fest” to benefit Wellspring that was held on the Paragon Boardwalk at the beach. All photos by Bill Brett

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HULL, March 24, 2019 — Hundreds of supporters of Special Olympics Massachusetts jumped into the ocean waters today off Nantasket Beach. Called the “Polar Plunge,” the event had been rescheduled from earlier in the year after bitter cold weather prompted officials from the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation to have concerns about people being injured during the charity event. Although this year’s fundraising total was still being determined, last year’s plunge raised more than…

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HULL — 250 people took a polar plunge on Feb. 24, 2018 at Nantasket Beach in Hull to support the programs of Special Olympics. It was bit warmer than the sub-zero temperatures for the annual L Street Brownies faced on Jan. 1 in Boston. BUT it all is for a good cause and there were a lot of people pushing through to get in and out of the water. All photos by Bill Brett.

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