Joe Fisher Announces Candidacy for Board of Selectmen

Joe Fisher, Chair of the Hingham Zoning Board of Appeals, announced his candidacy for the Board of Selectmen. “I’ve had the privilege of serving Hingham for over 20 years. Guiding the Town in its achievement of the safe harbor under Chapter 40B, properly conditioning development projects, and resolving complex zoning issues have been rewarding experiences. …

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Papers are in! Four Races for Town Election

March 8, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer It’s going to be an exciting election season, with four races lined up– Town Moderator, School Committee, Planning Board, and Housing Authority. Six candidates are running unopposed, including four incumbents. “I can’t remember the last time we had four races,” said Town Clerk Eileen McCracken. “I’m thrilled,  because …

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Voters will Decide Fate of Proposed Water System Acquisition

March 7, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer One of the most talked-about issues in town these days — and over the past several years — is whether the town should purchase the Aquarion Water Company system serving Hingham, Hull, and part of Cohasset. The Town of Hull will host the Hingham Selectmen Thursday, March 21, …

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WBZ Features SNAP

March 5, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer WBZ recently interviewed young people who participate in the South Shore Special Needs Athletic Partnership and their parents and mentors for an “It Happens Here” segment focusing on the SNAP basketball program — an exciting time for all! View the Video Here “We had about 10 to 12 …

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Uncleared Sidewalks Near Schools Raise Concerns

March 5, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer Following Monday’s storm and a snow day for Hingham Public Schools students, it was back to the books today, Tuesday. During snowstorms DPW crews first clear the roads for safe vehicular access.  The sidewalks come next, with priority on the areas surrounding Hingham’s six schools. A Foster School …

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Upcoming Meetings Will Address Potential Aquarion System Purchase

By Carol Britton Meyer, March 3rd, 2019 The issue of whether or not the town should buy the Aquarion water system serving Hingham, Hull, and part of Cohasset has become a hot topic around town following many meetings about this proposal over the past several years. Two meetings related to the potential purchase — which …

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HINGHAM LIBRARY UPCOMING EVENTS – MARCH 7, 2019

    Join the fourth annual Story Slam!   UPCOMING EVENTS     Guitar concert — The Hampton Trio will perform Sunday, March 17, at 3 p.m. as part of the Boston Classical Guitar Society Concerts Series, featuring original classical guitar, mandolin, and mandola music. In addition to their trio repertoire of arrangements and original works …

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Route 3A Corridor Proposal Moving Along

March 1, 2019 By Carol Britton Meyer We all travel the Route 3A corridor from time to time, whether heading for another part of Hingham or to Nantasket Beach or to shop in Cohasset. Plans to improve the busy and lengthy roadway — which runs from the intersection of George Washington Boulevard and Rockland Street, …

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Alert: On-street nighttime parking can get you a ticket

By Carol Britton Meyer, March 2, 2019 Drivers, beware! Since 1939 the Town of Hingham has banned parking any vehicle on any street for longer than one hour between 1 and 6 a.m. except during an emergency. “The Hingham Police Department has always enforced the overnight parking rules particularly from November 1 to April 30 …

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