Snapshot: Broadstone Beal Street project underway

By Carol Britton Meyer, April 6th 2019   The four-story, 220-unit Broadstone rental housing development at 230 Beal Street adjacent to Lynch Field and across from Lincoln Plaza got the green light from the Zoning Board of Appeals in June 2017 following a long review process. The project is under construction at this time. The …

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Work resumes on colorful downtown mural

By Carol Britton Meyer, April 6th 2019 From left to right, Hingham artist Susan Kilmartin, and Hingham High juniors,Gwen Moyer, Jackson Carroll, and Isabella MacNaughton Work on the historically-themed mural that’s being painted on the back and side of the Hennessy News building in downtown Hingham is back on track. Hingham High and South Shore Charter …

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Paul Wahlberg Hosts Love of Literacy Luncheon at Alma Nove

Shown here from left, Ann Suzedell from Milton, Paul Wahlberg, and Susan Kilmartin from Hingham Author Ann Suzedell and Hingham artist Susan Kilmartin, who created the delightful children’s book, “Carina, the Carousel Horse at Paragon Park,” were featured speakers at a luncheon at Alma Nove hosted by Paul Wahlberg recently.  The event was a fundraiser …

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Hingham Historical Essay Winners Announced

April 4, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer Left to right,  Historical Commission Administrator Andrea Young, essay contest winner Molly Schwall, Historical Commission member Jim Conroy, essay contest winner Claire Haney, and Historical Commission member Sarah Carolan    Not pictured because she took the photo:  Historical Commission member Signe McCullough. Hingham High School Seniors Molly Schwall and …

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Own a Historic Home? Greenbush Historic Preservation Trust Accepting Applications

Greenbush Historic Preservation Trust Application Due Date – Wednesday May 1, 2019 The Hingham Historical Commission is accepting applications for grants from the Greenbush Historic Preservation Trust.  Funds from the trust may be used for building, structure or landscape preservation, stabilization, protection, rehabilitation, and restoration; for physical improvements to public spaces; or to comply with …

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Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation Honors Rep. Kate Hogan

(Left to right) Dr. Richard Eisen, South Shore Skin Center; Maryellen Maguire-Eisen, Exec. Director, Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation; State Rep. Kate Hogan; Maura Flynn, RN, CMPF SunAWARE Educator & Advocacy Coordinator; Erin Presutti, CMPF Asst. Executive Director; Sara Mason Ader, CMPF Board Chair; Janet McNulty, Hingham Institution for Savings. Photo: Alena Kuzub Children’s Melanoma Prevention Foundation Honors Representative Kate …

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Hingham Maritime Center: New boathouse conceptual plan ready for review

By Carol Britton Meyer, March 4th, 2019 Hingham Maritime Center is gearing up for a busy spring and summer. HMC, formerly named the Lincoln Sailing Club, has been based in Hingham for four decades, offering reasonably-priced sailing and rowing programs for all ages. HMC board members and new Executive Director, Logan Greenlee,  presented a revised …

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Carlos Da Silva Running for Re-Election to the School Committee

Carlos Da Silva is running for re-election to the School Committee so he can continue to serve the Hingham community and its students and help the town maintain its excellent educational system. He is proud of the work that the School Committee accomplished during his first term: *Carlos served as Vice-Chair of the Superintendent Search …

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Circus Could Come to Hingham this Summer

April 3, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer In 1885, a line of circus animals walking down Leavitt Street toward the Agricultural Fairgrounds –the site of the current town Library — captured the attention of local residents who were delighted at the sight. While the use of animals in circuses is frowned upon by many today, …

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Bathing Beach Bathhouse Progress Report

April 2, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer Summer is on its way and with it, the expected opening of the new bathhouse early in the season. There’s nothing like a cooling swim in the ocean, a picnic in the Grove, a stroll along the new brick walkway, or some downtime basking in the sun while …

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