Local government in Newbury appears to support this; state government in Boston wants to be convinced that the beach can be saved without destroying it.
Does government work? We'll see.
Meetings this week
School Committee with visiting officials, 6 p.m., room 118, high school.
Moseley Woods Commission, 6:30 p.m., 4 Green St.
School Committee, 7 p.m., room 118, high school.
Waterfront Trust, 7 p.m., police conference room, 4 Green St.
River Valley Charter School, Finance Committee, 6 p.m., 2 Perry Way.
Conservation Commission, 6:30 p.m., City Council Chambers.
River Valley Executive Committee, 7 p.m., 2 Perry Way
Senior Center Building Committee, 5 p.m., City Hall, second floor.
Library Board of Directors, 5:15 p.m., library, 94 State St.
Licensing Commission, 7 p.m., 4 Green St.
Commission on Diversity and Tolerance, 4 p.m., City Hall.
Open Space Committee, 7 p.m., police conference room, 4 Green St.
River Valley Charter School Development Committee, 7 p.m., 2 Perry Way.
Historical Commission, 7:30 p.m., City Council Chambers.
Superintendent Search Committee, 4:30 p.m., 81 State St.