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Treasure hunting

Officials seek ways to boost appeal of the transformed Harbor Islands

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By Katie Johnston Chase
Globe Staff / July 25, 2010

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Purple and orange liquid used to ooze off the landfill on Spectacle Island into Boston Harbor. Today, the reclaimed garbage dump is part of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, with 5 miles of trails winding around green slopes, a Summer Shack serving up lobster rolls, and a sandy swimming beach with outdoor showers. (Full article: 1215 words)

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