School Committee update: Supt. Austin taking necessary steps for continued superintendent licensure

June 22, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer During Monday night’s School Committee meeting, which was both in-person and on Zoom, Hingham resident Eliza Burns raised questions about Supt. Paul Austin’s Massachusetts superintendent’s license. Burns stated that the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education “Educator Look Up” website indicates that Austin holds a temporary license that …

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The “Swap Shop” is BACK!

June 17, 2021 by Laura Harper Winters Photos and “intel” by Rebecca Wetzel.  This is not a drill, Hingham…the “Swap Shop” is BACK! The Swap Shop at the Transfer Station (a.k.a. The Dump) has finally re-opened after a long pandemic year of hoarding unused items in our homes. Anchor staff expects the Swap to be …

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Weekend Service to Return to All Commuter Rail Lines

Photo by Chris Mok  June 16, 2021 Submitted by MBTA BOSTON and HINGHAM, MA– The MBTA and Keolis Commuter Services (Keolis), the agency’s operating partner for Commuter Rail, are reminding passengers that weekend service will resume on all Commuter Rail lines effective Saturday, July 3. Schedules are now available to view on mbta.com/commuterrail. Rail service …

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Select Board proclaims June 2021 as LGBTQ+ Pride Month in Hingham

June 9, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer Select Board members affirmed last night — on the occasion of June being Pride Month nationwide — their support for Hingham’s LGBTQ+ residents — including students, employees, vendors, and visitors — and pledged to stand with them “to protect their civil rights and ability to live openly without …

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