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Scituate looks for answers to the rising sea

Retreat from a rising sea? Never, say many near it

As winter has turned to spring, Scituate’s waterfront is coming back to life. Town crews are sweeping the street of debris, storm shades are coming off sea-facing windows, and boulders displaced by the ocean are being maneuvered back into place.

Still, this past winter has left a lasting impression, and almost everyone agrees: If future winters are going to be like the last, something has to change.

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