Red flags signifying that the water is not safe to swim in fly at King's Beach in Swampscott and Lynn. (Spenser Hasak)
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Lynn mayor and state delegates ask for funds to clean up King’s Beach

BOSTON — Lynn Mayor Thomas M. McGee and the city's state delegates are asking that funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) be used to improve water quality at King's Beach.

At a hearing of the Joint Committee on Ways and Means Friday, McGee, state Sen. Brendan Crighton (D-Lynn) and state Reps. Lori Ehrlich (D-Marblehead), Daniel Cahill (D-Lynn) and Peter Capano (D-Lynn) asked that some of the state's $4.8 billion in federal funding be directed to finding a solution to the ongoing pollution issues at the beach.

“Since my time in Legislature which included chairing the Beaches Commission, I have been advocating for the need to identify the root of the issue at King’s Beach and subsequently work towards finding a solutio…

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