COVID-19 update: Johnson & Johnson vaccine review affects Hingham residents

Photo by Daniel Schludi on Unsplash April 14, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer The Centers for Diseases Control and the Food & Drug Administration are reviewing data involving six reported cases in the United States of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, Town Administrator …

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UPDATE: Families asked to comply with HPS travel policy with Spring break on the horizon

Photo by Ross Parmly on Unsplash April 13, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer Families with out-of-state travel plans during the upcoming Spring vacation week are asked to adhere to the Hingham Public Schools updated travel policy approved by the School Committee Monday night. Supt. of Schools Paul Austin will be emailing more information to parents …

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Number of new COVID-19 cases in Hingham remains relatively stable

April 10, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer With 47 new cases since last week’s Massachusetts Department of Public Health report, Hingham continues to remain in the medium-risk COVID-19 “yellow” zone. The number of new COVID-19 cases in Hingham remains relatively stable from week to week, with some fluctuation. Last week’s statistics also showed 47 new …

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Senior class president reflects on a very challenging year, and also on the bright side

Cameron Frank (photo by Maryellen Jones Photography) April 8, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer ‘I think we all will go through the rest of our lives with a heightened appreciation for life.’ — HHS Senior Class President Cameron Frank Hingham High School Class of 2021 President Cameron Frank shared her reflections with the Hingham Anchor …

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Three Hingham police officers promoted to sergeant from pool of six candidates

April 8, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer Out of six qualified candidates, Hingham police officers Brian Fernandes and Philip Tracey were promoted to sergeant by the Selectmen last night upon the recommendation of Police Chief David Jones. Sgt. James Brady at a community event Officer James Brady was named a provisional sergeant to fill a …

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Improvements at tricky Kilby Street/Rte. 3A intersection will enhance motorist and pedestrian safety

Anchor Staff Photo April 7, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer Following more than 50 crashes at the dangerous Kilby Street/Rte. 3 intersection in the last five years — many of them serious, including at least one fatality — the Selectmen last night unanimously supported proposed major state-funded traffic improvements at that location upon the Traffic …

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Municipal reopening plan in the works; Marshfield provides COVID-19 vaccine for Hingham teachers

Photo Courtesy of the Town of Hingham April 7, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer An update on the Town of Hingham’s reopening plans will be shared at next Tuesday’s (April 13) Selectmen’s meeting. Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Asst. Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur will meet with department heads this Thursday to “start a discussion” about …

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