Catching Up with Hingham’s own “Santa Claus”

Photos provided by Bob Beal Bob Beal has been a lifelong Hingham resident and loves this town he has always called home.  He has held many volunteer positions in Town over the years but the one he cherishes most – and is famous for – is his role as Hingham’s own Santa Claus. A role …

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Celebrating Christmas in the Square with Mark Cullings

Though he grew up in upstate NY, Mark Cullings has called Hingham home since moving here in1979. His passion for the town has led him into many volunteer roles including being one of the founders of our beloved Christmas in the Square and the Hingham Farmers Market.  Mark met his wife and mother of their …

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A Tale of Two “Clara’s” from Hingham

Grace Libby (left) and Nora Bailey (right) practice their role of Clara in “The Nutcracker.” Dancing the role of Clara in “The Nutcracker” is a dream for many young girls.  For two dedicated Hingham dancers, Grace Libby (a 7thgrader at Hingham Middle School) and Nora Bailey (a 7thgrader at Saint Paul School) their “sugarplum” dreams …

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Wagging Around Town with Colleen Kennedy

  Colleen is the owner of A Pet’s Life South Shore, a pet care-taking company based in Hingham.  After working in the corporate world and growing tired of the long hours, Colleen left to start her business and pursue her passion. Her company offers doggie day care, dog walking, in-home boarding and pet sitting. “I …

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Snap Along with Fred Hussey

  Tell us a little bit about yourself. I have been married to Tracy Hussey for 27 years and we have three children: Carly, 22 graduated Providence College and works at Cushman Wakefield, Heather, 21, is a Senior at Miami University Ohio, and Will, a Freshman at Providence College. I was born in Norwalk, CT, …

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Baking with Deborah Brockney

Deb Brockney is the owner of Sadie Mae’s Cupcake Café and mom to three kids in Hingham. Driven by her love of baking and her desire to create a safe space for people with allergies, she took over Sadie Mae’s three years ago. Not only are her cupcakes delicious (have you tried the carrot cake?! …

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At Home with Michael Page

What do you love most about Hingham? Hingham is home. It just feels comfortable with so many familiar people and places everywhere. And it’s quintessential New England—rich in history, and full of people constantly fighting to preserve it. Favorite local spot? My parents live in Crow Point, so whenever I get the chance I come …

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Hanging with Maeve McAuley

What inspired you to step forward and start SLUP? “Share. Learn. Understand. Protect.” (SLUP)started as a class project. In my Holocaust and Human Behaviors class, we were prompted to choose an injustice in our community and find a way to spread awareness/address the topic. I chose to address sexual violence because, in the spring of …

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Jammin’ with Jeff Gorra

Jeff Gorra of Artist Waves  Jeff Gorra, Founder of Artist Waves lives in Hingham with his wife and four children, yes four children. How he finds the time to have a full time job, run Artist Waves and raise his four awesome kids, we’ll never know but the Anchor salutes him. Hingham, meet Jeff. Tell us …

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Breakfast with James “Woody” Wood

James “Woody” Wood of Woodie’s Goodies  Woody owns “Woodie’s Goodies” by the Hingham Commuter Boat and rumor has it he may make the best darn cup of coffee and breakfast sandwich this town has to offer. More importantly, he adores his customers and the feeling is certainly mutual.  As you’ll see Woody has a heart of …

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