OPINION: The Trials Of The Old Ship Church Parish House

August 9, 2022 By Michael Weymouth  For those town residents who are unfamiliar with the impending sale of the Old Ship Parish House to Matthew Smith, a Medfield real estate developer, the latest plan will change the face of Hingham’s lower Main Street forever. In this respect, I believe we all have a stake in …

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OPINION: Democracy Is Messy

Glenn Mangurian August 4, 2022 Submitted by Glenn Mangurian “Democracy is messy, and it’s hard. It’s never easy.” — Robert F. Kennedy Let me be clear from the start: I am a strong believer and supporter of American democracy. Our democracy is both simple and complicated at the same time. It is predicated on the belief …

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OPINION: You may qualify for Hingham Property Tax Relief

Glenn Mangurian July 22, 2022 Submitted by Glenn Mangurian The world has been suffering physically and economically through an unprecedented pandemic. Covid shut down parts of our economy and broke parts of our supply chain. The good news is that our economy has come roaring back. Unemployment is at a 50-year low. Demand continues to outpace supply …

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OPINION: Would you run over a child for a Klondike Bar?

July 20, 2022 Submitted by Benjamin Cutler “Found my coat and grabbed my hat. Made the bus in seconds flat…” Sound familiar? Of course it does, and not necessarily because it’s from a Beatles song. It’s life wrapped up in a nice tune. But as fun as the Fab Four makes it sound, running out …

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OPINION: Why We Should All Be Alarmed by Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (And It Has Nothing to Do With Abortion)

The Supreme Court Building, located at One First Street, NE, in Washington, DC, is the permanent home of the Court. By the Hingham Democratic Town Committee, in collaboration with member attorneys When any US citizen, regardless of their political affiliation, reads the leaked draft of the US Supreme Court’s purported majority opinion in the Dobbs v. …

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OPINION: “To Dad, With Love” – Father’s Day 2015

Glenn Mangurian June 15, 2022 Submitted by Glenn Mangurain If you are a Dad, you may get the annual question from your adult children, “Hey Dad, what do you want for Father’s Day this year.” They know that I have most of what I need and if not, I can just buy it. So what …

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OPINION: An Open Letter from One Senior Citizen to Many Senior Graduates

Photo by Joshua Hoehne on Unsplash May 31, 2022 Submitted by Glenn Mangurian Dear High School and College Graduates, Congratulations to the Class of 2022! Your hard work, dedication, and mental toughness have led you to achieving this great accomplishment. Years from now you will share stories about going to school during the Covid-19 pandemic. Commencement speakers, …

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OPINION: Alice in Wonderland

Diane DeNapoli May 26, 2022 By Diane DeNapoli In the past two years I feel I have unwillingly become much like Alice in Wonderland. I have become almost numb to hearing about fatalities, brutality, and bombastic lies on a previously unthinkable scale. Over a million American’s have died from Covid since 2020. It’s reported to …

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