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Surry votes to purchase Newbury Neck land parcel

Residents crowded into the elementary school gymnasium at Surry’s special town meeting on the evening of May 24 to weigh in on a proposal for the town to purchase an 11.9-acre parcel of land off Newbury Neck Road that encompasses the traditional parking area for the town beach. After discussion, the article passed unanimously.

High turnout

High turnout

Residents vote at Surry’s May 24 special town meeting, the most well attended in the town’s history, to approve the town’s purchase of a parcel guaranteeing beach access.

Photo by Eli Forman

Newbury Neck beach access

Newbury Neck beach access

Surry town officials facilitate the special town meeting May 24.

Photo by Eli Forman

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