The Hingham Fourth of July parade will go on!

June 8, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer The traditional Fourth of July parade, which attracts thousands of spectators from near and far, will step out as usual from Hingham High School on July 4 at 10 a.m. There is no rain date. However, the Hingham Lions Club canceled this year’s fireworks due to not enough …

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Hingham teen heading to National History Day competition in DC

June 5, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer Hingham High School Junior Iason Chaimalas is excited about heading for the National History Day competition in Washington D.C. this coming weekend. This year’s theme is “Triumph & Tragedy in History.” “The NHD competition is a big part of our social studies program for all HHS juniors,” said …

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School Committee: Students propose plastic water bottle ban

June 5, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer; photo submitted by Rebecca Silva A group of elementary school students made their case for banning the sale of bottled water in the Hingham Public Schools to the School Committee Monday night. Citing the negative environmental impacts of bottled water,  students highlighted the fact that plastics in the …

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Needed: Donations for Troop Care Packages

Over the past 15 years, the First Baptist Church of Hingham has packed and shipped more than 49,500 pounds of Care Package supplies contributed by Hingham and surrounding communities to our deployed U.S. soldiers. FBC volunteers are currently supporting 21 soldiers and their units throughout the Middle East by shipping Care Packages to that destination. …

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Update: Investigation Continues on Two Town Employees

June 5, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer Background: An NBC10 Boston report that aired April 30 on the 11 p.m. news (“Tip Leads to Investigation of Hingham Town Employees Possibly Double-Dipping”) alleged that the town engineer and a member of his staff reported overlapping hours to the Quincy Department of Public Works for work they …

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Paul Healey Appointed to Serve on Zoning Board of Appeals

June 5, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer Lifelong resident Paul Healey’s “break” from town government didn’t last long. After finishing his sixth year on the Board of Selectmen in late April following his decision not to seek re-election, Healey was appointed by the Selectmen last night to serve a three-year term on the zoning board …

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Help is at Hand for Those Struggling with Addiction in Hingham

Left to right, Hingham CARES President Kristen Arute with Hingham CARES Vice President Lori McCarthy. June 3, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer The current opioid epidemic is affecting people from all walks of life, regardless of their age, economic status, background, or address, including residents of Hingham, Cohasset, Hull, and the entire South Shore. According …

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William Johnston, HHS Class of 2019, Class President Graduation Speech

June 1, 2019 written by William Johnston; provided by Hingham High School Good morning, Hingham High School! Good morning to Mr. Swanson, administrators, teachers, friends and family members, and an especially good morning to the soon to be graduated Hingham High School Class of 2019. I am truly honored today to have an opportunity to …

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2019 HHS Senior Awards Listing

HINGHAM HIGH SCHOOL Class of 2019 Awards National Merit Scholarship Letter of Commendation For outstanding performance on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test and National Merit Scholarship qualifying test.  The following students were in the top 5% nationally of those who took the test. Anna Calame                                    Edan Larkin                                       Julia Turnak Jessica Carr                                       David Mills                                        Nathaniel Webber …

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