OPINION: Invest in Hingham. We’re Worth It.

Glenn Mangurian April 25, 2022 by Glenn Mangurian A Gathering of Neighbors Preparations are underway for Hingham’s Annual Town Meeting. The Town Meeting is the simplest form of democracy. Incredibly, for almost four centuries Hingham’s incorporation as a town (the 12th town in the Massachusetts Bay Colony) neighbors still gather to make important decisions about our shared interests …

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OPINION: Online News- A Green Solution for our Planet

April 22, 2022 by Laura Winters and Hilary Jenison The Hingham Anchor is proud to celebrate Earth Day with you today. We believe that part of what makes the Anchor special to our community is our ability to provide fair and accurate community coverage without the carbon footprint that comes along with a traditional print …

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OPINION: Pool Letter

Renderings by architect Chris Rotti April 14, 2022 Submitted by Kathleen Foley Curley Dear Hingham Citizens, I am writing today in support of the proposed South Shore Country Club pool initiative.  Our beautiful seaside community offers many aquatic recreational opportunities including boating, swimming, fishing, rowing, waterskiing etc. All of these great outdoor activities have one …

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Opinion: In Praise Of Existentialism

Photo courtesy of Michael Weymouth April 12, 2022 by Michael Weymouth New York Times columnist Ezra Klein’s recent commentary The Enemies of Liberalism is a reminder of how the virtues of liberalism have been turned upside down by far right thinkers. Klein quotes author Matthew Rose in his book, A World After Liberalism in which …

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Opinion: Town Pool an “Equalizer For our Community”

April 7, 2022 Submitted by Resident Members of the Friends of the South Shore Country Club, Patricia McDonald, Peter F. Smith & Patricia Krumholtz Thank you to our concerned citizens and engaged abutters for highlighting the community conversation about the proposed Town Pool at the South Shore Country Club. We’d like to provide some additional information …

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Opinion: Rediscovering Respect and Civility

Glenn Mangurian April 4, 2022 Submitted by Glenn Mangurian Some of you may have read the statement last week on social media by the four candidates for Hingham School Committee. Here is an excerpt: “Together, we, your four Hingham School Committee candidates, would like to deliver a united message to all Hingham residents. We stand …

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Joint Statement from Your School Committee Candidates

April 1, 2022 Submitted by Alyson Anderson, Matthew Cosman, Matthew LeBretton & Nes Correnti Together, we, your four Hingham School Committee candidates, would like to deliver a united message to all Hingham residents. We stand together in our belief in unequivocal respect for one another and will not tolerate misguided, untruthful, and unfounded political dynamics. The …

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Opinion: Plans for a new town pool are worth a close look

March 31, 2022 Submitted by Stephanie and Chris Jones At Town Meeting on April 30th (tentative data), Hingham citizens will be asked to vote on a sizeable tax increase to borrow $8 million to develop a new town-run “bubble-able” pool complex at the South Shore Country Club (SSCC).  While Hinghamites have missed the country club …

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