Family History Festival at Hingham Heritage Museum to feature Hingham High School History Day Finalists

  Hingham High School students exhibit for National History Day Hingham Historical Society and the Hingham High School Social Studies Department invite the community to Family History Day on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at the Hingham Heritage Museum at Old Derby. Hingham High School finalists for the 2019 National History Day competition will exhibit their …

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Town Meeting: Plastic Bag Ban Vote

February 2, 2019 By Carol Britton Meyer The Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee is embarking on an educational program to spread the word about a warrant article it’s proposing for the April  22 Town Meeting that would institute a ban on single-use plastic bags. The committee’s overriding message is that while plastic bags are “convenient, recyclable, …

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Compressor Station Opposition Continues

  February 2, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer Hingham Residents Against the Compressor Station Board members Brittney Gammell, Dawn Murray, Michelle LeBretton, Jennifer Mathien The fight against the proposed natural-gas compressor station in nearby Weymouth continues. Although unwilling to commit to any specific future action, the Selectmen decided last November to apply for intervenor status with …

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Hingham Schools Safety Forum

February 1, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer What Happens During a School Lockdown and Active Threat Situations? Hingham’s Security Program Committee teamed up with the six Hingham Public Schools PTOs to host a forum Wednesday night at Hingham Middle School to help parents understand their roles in emergency preparedness, both on a daily basis and …

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Hingham Harbor Development Project Underway

Rendering of future bathhouse, snack shack and community room on Hingham Harbor.  Rendering provided by the Bathing Beach Trustees. January 30, 2019 By Carol Britton Meyer Attention, beach lovers! The Bathing Beach Trustees are targeting the 2019 summer season for completion of the new bathhouse/concession stand/maritime-themed community room if all goes as planned. Site work …

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