Town Administrator Mayo earns high marks from Selectmen

Tom Mayo photo courtesy of Kate Richardsson May 5, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer During his annual performance review by the Selectmen — which is required to be done during a public meeting — Town Administrator Tom Mayo was praised for a job well done, particularly during the pandemic, including his efforts to keep town …

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Ferry deck hands needed!

May 5, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer With the restoration of MBTA ferry service set to begin May 22, Boston Harbor City Cruises is holding a job fair Thursday, May 13, in the hopes of filling various positions, especially deck hands. “[As part of this plan,] direct ferry service from Hingham to Boston will be …

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Harbormaster expecting busy boating season

May 5, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer Harbormaster Kenneth Corson expects a “kind of return to normal” boating season this year — which comes as a welcome relief to boaters from Hingham and other communities following the implementation of COVID-19 restrictions in 2020. “We’re cautiously optimistic,” he told the Selectmen Tuesday night. While boating is …

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Town Meeting 2021 Primer — What to expect at your first Town Meeting

2020 Town Meeting, Photo by Joshua Ross Photography April 30, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer If you’ve never attended a Town Meeting here in Hingham, then this is the year to make it happen! Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 8, at 2 p.m. Every vote on every warrant article counts! Longtime former Town Moderator …

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COVID-friendly Town Meeting will be held on high school field

April 28, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer (photo by Joshua Ross) Let’s hope for pleasant weather on May 8! The 2021 Annual Town Meeting will take place that day on the Hingham High School multi-purpose field, similar to the annual and special Town Meetings that were held last year, with face mask requirements and social …

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Supt. Austin: New quarantine, close contact guidance announced

April 28, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer As of April 26, all Hingham Public Schools students are attending school five days per week. While data may be incomplete due to the April vacation break, Supt. of Schools Paul Austin reported at last night’s School Committee meeting that two HPS staff from among 1,903 who were …

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Plans for Continued Reopening

April 27, 2021, Hilary Jenison (Mass.gov Press Release) With public health metrics continuing to trend in a positive direction, today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that Massachusetts will reopen some outdoor Phase 4, Step 2 industries effective May 10th and put plans in place for further reopening on May 29th and August 1st. Massachusetts remains first in the …

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