Police Investigating Incident of Cemetery Headstones Knocked Over

March 4, 2020 Police are investigating an incident where several cemetery headstones were knocked over in the Hingham Cemetery on 12 South St. On Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 1:10pm Officers responded to a report that several headstones had been knocked over. Officers found nine headstones in the same row that had clearly been knocked …

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Crowd of school supporters appeals to Selectmen for more school  funding

March 4, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer A large gathering of school committee members, school administrators, and parents attended last night’s standing-room only selectmen’s meeting to listen to Town Administrator Tom Mayo’s fiscal 2021 proposed town budget update and to advocate for additional funding for the schools — including a possible override. The conversation lasted …

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10 Things to Know About the Coronovirus

March 4, 2020 by Katherine Bennett We live in an era of ever shortening news cycles where clickbait takes precedence over well documented research. Is it any wonder that the average American feels their blood pressure rise at the mere mention of the novel coronavirus that is also known as SARS-2-CoV and Covid-19? Talking heads …

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Hingham health officials remain vigilant following Cohasset home quarantine

March 3, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer Even as the Hingham Health Department continued monitoring the Coronavirus, the Cohasset Police Department put out a Tweet Monday stating that they were notified by the Cohasset Health Department that the state Department of Public Health had quarantined a town resident due to “close contact with a person …

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Hingham 2020 Presidential Primary Election Results

MARCH 3, 2020 Below you will find the presidential candidates whose names are listed on the Primary ballot and the total number of votes for each candidate as of 11:06pm. DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES LISTED ON THE BALLOT AND TOTAL NUMBER OF VOTES IN HINGHAM DEVAL PATRICK 12 AMY KLOBUCHAR 112 ELIZABETH WARREN 1210 MICHAEL BENNET MICHAEL …

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Brush Fire Extinguished in “Home Meadow”

March 1, 2020 This morning, a brush fire occurred in the area known as Home Meadow, behind 184 Main Street. Photo by Rosemary Wilde Chief Steve Murphy told the Anchor, “The firefighters aggressively fought this fire and did a great job of preventing further fire spread.  The wind also helped us by shifting in the …

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Hingham Health Department Health Advisory: Coronavirus Update

February 27, 2020 submitted by the Hingham Health Department The Hingham Health Department is in daily communication with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as we continue to monitor Coronavirus Virus. The Health Department monitors all communicable diseases through a secure web-based disease surveillance system. We are ready and able to respond to cases in real …

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March 3 Presidential Primary Could Draw a Crowd of Voters in Hingham

Feb. 25, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer The presidential primary is just around the corner and is expected to attract a high number of voters from the different parties. Every vote counts! Republican, Democratic, Libertarian, and Green-Party specimen ballots are posted on the town website: https://www.hingham-ma.gov/413/Elections-Ballots-Warrants-Results Town Clerk Eileen McCracken looked back at the 2012 …

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