Town of Hingham Invited Into Eligibility Period for State Funding of the Renovation or Replacement of Foster Elementary

December 11, 2019 by Hingham Public Schools Superintendent of Schools, Paul Austin, and the Hingham School Committee are pleased to announce that the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) voted unanimously today to authorize an invitation to the Town of Hingham into its Eligibility Period for state funding of the renovation …

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Campaign to Elect Melissa Smith to State Representative Launches

December 10, 2019 submitted by Melissa Smith As the New Year approaches, the Smith campaign grows in strength and speed. Already, the campaign has mailed more than 3500 postcards introducing district voters to Melissa Smith, candidate for State Representative. Meeting voters at events and door-to-door is well underway. Smith, who grew up in Georgia and …

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Sen. Patrick O’Connor: “Talent is Evenly Distributed, Opportunity Is Not”

photo courtesy of Sen. Patrick O’Connor December 6, 2019 by State Senator Patrick O‚ÄôConnor The week of Thanksgiving, Governor Baker uttered the title of this column, ‚ÄúTalent is Evenly Distributed, Opportunity Is Not‚ÄĚ, as he signed into law landmark legislation, the Student Opportunity Act, which will invest an additional $2.2 billion dollars, after inflation, into …

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Town Election 2020 preview: Terms expiring for 11 incumbents

December 10, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer Have you ever thought about running for a town office? Now’s your chance! Eleven incumbents have terms expiring in 2020, including the town moderator and a selectman. Nomination papers will be available in the Town Clerk’s office starting Jan. 2 for citizens interested in running for one of …

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Good news for Foster School

December 6, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer It looks like the third try could be the charm when it comes to seeking Massachusetts School Building Authority partial state reimbursement for what school officials have said for years is much-needed renovation work — or a completely new building — for Foster School. The agenda posted on …

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PJ’s Perspective: So you want to flip houses, huh?

After: Squirrel Hill Home All photos courtesy of PJ Antonik December 5, 2019 by PJ Antonik¬† PJ is the owner of Hingham based Oak Development & Design and host of ‚ÄúHeart of Oak‚ÄĚ on NESN. He resides in Hingham with his wife and two kids and will be sharing his view on Real Estate and …

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