Opinion: John Stoddard for Hingham Light Board

Photo courtesy of Liz Stoddard May 15, 2021, Submitted by John Stoddard, Candidate for Hingham Light Board Proven, Reliable, Trusted. I am running for Hingham Light Board with a continued intent to maintain stable and low rates with the most reliable service, working towards  Hingham Light’s goal for carbon free energy. I am proud to …

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OPINION: Thank you Hingham!

From left to right: Former Superintendent of Schools Dr. Dorothy Galo, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Paul Austin, School Committee members Liza O’Reilly, Jen Benham, Carlos DaSilva, Nes Correnti, Michelle Ayer and Kerry Ni; Photo credit: Glen Ni). May10, 2021, Submitted by Kerry Ni, Chair of the Hingham School Committee The School Committee thanks all voters …

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Opinion: Carol Falvey, Best Candidate for Town Clerk!

May 6, 2021 opinion submitted byJonathan Asher, James Conroy, Phil Edmundson, Karen Johnson, Josh Krumholz, Mathew MacIver, Mary Power, Katharine Reardon, Edward Siegfried and Lissa Tully (courtesy photos) Town elections are on the horizon and we want to urge you to cast your ballot by mail or in person on May 22nd. We have all witnessed first-hand how important competent local government is, including …

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OPINION: A Generation Rallies the Fight Against Climate Change

May 5, 2021, Submitted by Jessica Carr & Andrew Rohleder We urge you to vote YES on the Climate Action Plan warrant article (#14) at Town Meeting Saturday, May 8th at 2:00PM. If you consider the climate-driven catastrophes looming during our probable life spans, you will understand why, especially for those of us in our …

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Special Education Town Hall: Why you should be there

Photo courtesy of Sarah Goldman April 30, 2021, Submitted by Sarah Goldman This Monday, May 3rd at 7PM, the first ever Hingham Special Education Town Hall will take place, in person, at the middle school. If you had asked me a few years ago if I knew anything at all about special education in our …

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A tribute to Pete Rando

April 30, 2021 by Brooks Robbins If you have lived in Hingham a while, you or a member of your family likely knew Pete – an institution in this town. He owned and operated Pete’s Barber Shop for many decades in Hingham Center. Moms, dads, and kids stopped by to get haircuts with uninterrupted regularity. …

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Town Pier Wharf (Iron Horse Park) Reconstruction & Resiliency

Photo courtesy of Bill Reardon April 27, 2021, Submitted by William Reardon, Chair of the Harbor Development Committee Citizens who have walked or driven to the Harbor area for any of the high or ‘king’ tides in the last several years, and especially those who saw the results of the two March 2018 winter storms, …

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OPINION: Now Isn’t the Time to Give Up on Hingham Public Schools

Photo courtesy of Tim Miller-Dempsey April 26, 2021, Submitted by Tim Miller-Dempsey, Candidate for Hingham School Committee I am extremely proud to have been a public school teacher for the past 23 years. I live and teach a stone’s throw from the “City on a Hill” where public education first started in America, and believe …

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OPINION: Town Meeting on May 8 – Be Informed. Be Responsible.

A Gathering of Neighbors Preparations are underway for Hingham’s Annual Town Meeting. Imagine your neighborhood of about twenty households getting together to hire landscapers and snow plowing. Then imagine your neighborhood combines with other neighborhoods to purchase other shared services and set rules for the combined neighborhoods. As the number and scope of shared services …

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