HINGHAM LIBRARY UPCOMING EVENTS – FEBRUARY 7, 2019

January 31, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer Fun for all ages at the Hingham Public Library UPCOMING EVENTS Guitar concert — Sunday, Feb. 17, 3 p.m. The library in partnership with the Boston Classical Guitar Society will present the Transcontinental Duo, Igor and Hiroko Kajimoto Golger, on guitar and flute. David Matthews, an arranger for …

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Looking for a Preschool for Your Little One?

    Six years ago the Hingham Newcomers Club developed their first “Selecting a Preschool Guide” to help their members chose the perfect preschool for their family. They have been kind enough to share this information with the Hingham Anchor so we can pass this useful information along to our readers. Our sincerest thanks to …

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An Anchor Guide to Summer Day Camps

With so many options for summer day camps, how do you choose? Anchor to the rescue! Click on the link below to view our guide to local summer camp options that are frequently enjoyed by Hingham youth. Did we miss something?  Let us know in the comments below and we’ll be sure to add it. …

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Local Leaders Support Furloughed Employees

  (Robert Fowkes from Rep. Stephen Lynch’s office; Rep. Joan Meschino from Hull; Sen. Patrick O’Connor; and Hull Selectman Jennifer Constable) January 30, 2019 By Carol Britton Meyer Leaders from around the South Shore gathered together with dozens of volunteers at Hingham Community Center on Sunday, Jan. 27,  to show their appreciation for workers affected …

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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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Hope for Settles Glass Site

  January 30, 2019 By Carol Britton Meyer There’s good news about the Settles Glass site! The overgrown lot and rundown former Settles Glass building at the intersection of North and Station streets in downtown Hingham is not a pretty sight. But there’s hope. Local developer Matt Falconeiri (whose company is constructing the Lincoln Building …

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Ever thought of running for town office?

  Left to right, Town Clerk Eileen McCracken, Asst. Town Clerk Jacquie Berard, and Senior Clerk Liz McVarish. January 29, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer It’s election time again! Have you ever thought of running for a town office? Town Clerk Eileen McCracken reports that a number of candidates for seats with terms expiring this …

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Hingham Mother and Daughter Host “A Night of Africa”

Africa holds a special place in the hearts of Hinghamites Dr. Lori Lerner and her daughter, Emma Fanuele. Last summer, the pair visited Pothawira, a village in Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries. On the service trip, Dr. Lerner, Chief of Urology at the Boston VA Health System, provided medical and surgical care. Fanuele, …

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Dr. Paul Austin Selected as the Next Superintendent of Schools

  In a unanimous vote, the Hingham School Committee has selected Dr. Paul Austin as the next superintendent of schools. After contract negotiations, Austin will replace Dr. Dot Gallo at the end of the school year.  He is currently the superintendent of schools for a regional school district in Maine and began his career in …

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Love is All Around Mr. Landis

Love is all around … and, it certainly was on Friday, December 21st when the Hingham Middle School Junior Choral Spectrum surprised their teacher, Mr. Landis and his soon-to-be husband, Joe.  The choir surprised the couple at their wedding rehearsal brunch in Plymouth with a serenade of “Love is All You Need” by The Beatles. …

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