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Moon Island agreement follows history of Quincy-Boston conflict

Usage, access are longtime irritants

In a rare example of cooperation between two cities at odds over a harbor island, Boston’s Mayor Tom Menino recently agreed to reduce the hours of operation at Moon Island’s police firing range, long an irritant for Quincy residents in nearby Squantum.

But while Quincy officials praised Menino’s decision, the gesture by itself is unlikely to quell local residents’ unhappiness over Boston’s management of both Moon Island and its larger neighbor, Long Island.

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