Lynn, MA - 05/08/17 - The beach at Lynn Shores Reservation on the Lynn - Nahant border is littered with a noxious smelling collection of seaweed and dead marine animals. The Friends of Lynn & Nahant Beach are imploring Governor Charlie Baker to restore $150,000 in state funding that was cut for the removal of algae at those beaches. (Lane Turner/Globe Staff) Reporter: (John Laidler) Topic: (14nolynn)

Photos by Lane Turner/Globe Staf

The beach at Lynn Shores Reservation on the Lynn - Nahant border, littered with a noxious smelling collection of seaweed and dead marine animals.

Beach lovers cry foul

State budget cuts threatened the algae removal program in Lynn and Nahant, but now state crews will continue to clear the smelly stuff all summer.By John Laidler

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