School Committee in Brief: Student Advisory Committee in the Works; Vaccination Mandate Considered for School Trips

Hingham High School, photo by Joshua Ross Photography. November 2, 2021 By Carol Britton Meyer There were “zero reported cases” of COVID-19 in the Hingham Public Schools last week, which Interim Supt. of Schools Gary Maestas called “a positive step for the [Hingham Public Schools] district.” In related business, he reported that a significant number …

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Strategic Plan for the Schools is Underway

Photo by Joshua Ross November 2, 2021 By Carol Britton Meyer Teaching and Learning Alliance, Inc. of Woburn has been chosen to facilitate the development of a strategic plan for the Hingham Public Schools, and input from all interested parties will be key to the process. The Alliance will work with Interim Supt. of Schools …

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Trustees’ Now Offering Locally Raised Turkeys for Thanksgiving

  Photos courtesy of The Trustees November 1, 2021 Submitted by The Trustees of Reservations The Trustees of Reservations (The Trustees) is offering people everything they need to prepare a locally-sourced, homemade holiday meal. In addition to offering locally farm-raised turkeys this year, The Trustees is also selling pre-made side dishes, freshly-baked goods, Trustees-Grown produce, …

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Weekly Meetings & Agendas: November 1-5

Photo Courtesy of the Town of Hingham November 1, 2021 Conservation Commission November 1, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Remote meeting via Zoom Dial-in number: 929-205-6099 Website: https://zoom.us/join Meeting ID: 859-5739-1524   Historical Commission November 1, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86356022307?pwd=Q21wTDF5NEFyOTZYMkI3R0VscUQxUT09 Meeting ID: 863 5602 2307 Passcode: 202376 Dial-in number: 929-205-6099 Website: https://zoom.us/join   Planning Board November 1, 2021, 7:00 PM @ Remote Meeting via Zoom: …

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Storm recovery update; Senior Center, library serving as warming centers

Staff Photo October 29,2021 by Carol Britton Meyer As of Friday morning, about 250 Hingham customers remained without power, down from about 6,500 on Wednesday, according to a recent Town of Hingham News Flash. Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant crews will be working until midnight tonight, Friday, and will continue to work over the weekend. The …

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Upcoming Preschool Screenings

Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Costanza October 29, 2021 by Elizabeth Costanza Under federal and state special education regulations, the Hingham Public Schools (HPS) has a responsibility to locate, identify, refer, evaluation and if eligible, provide a free, appropriate, public education to students with disabilities who reside in the town of Hingham. For this purpose, we …

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COVID-19 Booster Shots Now Available for Certain Individuals

October 29, 2021 By Carol Britton Meyer The number of new COVID‐19 cases statewide has been trending downward since mid‐September. At the same time,  new COVID‐19 cases continue to fluctuate between approximately 30 to 50 new ones per 14‐day period for the last several weeks, according to Massachusetts Department of Public Health statistics. “The vaccination …

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