School District Takes Loss on Beach Concession Gambit

Because of a slow business season brought about by unusually rainy weather, Gloucester (MA) Public Schools lost money operating concession stands at a pair of local beaches, reports the Gloucester Daily Times. The district had taken over operation of the stands at Wingaersheek and Good Harbor beaches last spring in hopes of adding a profitable revenue stream, but ended up nearly $47,000 in the red instead.

The stands, which menu upscale fare such as Angus beef burgers, lobster rolls a

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