Hingham is Now a Green Community

April 13, 2019 by Carol Britton Meyer Hingham was recently designated a Green Community by the state Department of Energy Resources. Along with that good news came a $142,000 grant. Hingham is in good company, surrounded as it is by other Green Communities, except for Hull. At an awards ceremony at Town Hall, DOER representatives …

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HPS Green Team’s “A Plastic Ocean” Event a Success!

The viewing of the documentary “A Plastic Ocean” at the Middle School yesterday (April 11)  hosted by all of the Hingham Public Schools Green Teams, was a big success. The event was attended by more than 50 people, followed by a meaningful conversation and questions and answers. Posters were put up around town and in …

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6th Annual Pony Up for a Cause Event, May 4th

The 6thAnnual Pony Up for a Cause event is happening on Saturday, May 4that the South Shore Country Club from 4:00-9:00pm.  The annual event celebrates the Kentucky Derby and raises money for a local cause each year. Once again, the event will feature passed appetizers, live music (a bluegrass band and DJ), as well as …

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How our natural world is reacting to climate change

A springtime vista from Hingham’s Eel River Woods, one of HLCT’s publicly-accessible conservation properties. Submitted By Eileen McIntyre, April 6, 2019 As a New England resident, you may have noticed reports that climate change is starting to limit maple syrup production, while pushing the breeding grounds for the American lobster further north. From a consumer …

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FIN-tastic Fundraising by PRS Shark Club

The PRS Shark Club Members from left-right Charlie Inglis, Lucas Proia, Jake Gorra and Liam Mulkerrin. By Hilary Jenison, April 9, 2019 On Saturday April 6th, the members of the Plymouth River School’s Shark Club held a “FIN-nomenal” Save the Sharks fundraiser to “adopt” a Mako Shark as part of the Atlantic Shark Conservancy’s shark …

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Hingham Library Upcoming Events – Week of APRIL 11, 2019

Guitar concert; family vacation fun MEET THE AUTHOR EVENTS Afternoon with the Author: Saturday, April 20, 2 p.m. Eamon Earls will talk about the Geologic History of Hingham, answering questions such as: Why do the rocks beneath Hingham have more in common with Africa than North America? What happened to mountains taller than the Himalayas right …

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HEF Spring Fundraiser a Smashing Success

Photos by Kerry Brett The Hingham Education Foundation’s {HEF} 6Th annual spring fundraiser was held at the newly renovated Paragon Boardwalk on Friday, March 29th. Over 200 Hingham residents turned out to support the foundation and be entertained with a Mardi Gras March Madness themed evening. Live music was provided by the local band Nectar, …

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Bravo to Foster Talent Show Participants!

On Saturday evening, March 30th, over 80 students representing K through 5 took the Hingham High stage by storm at Foster’s third annual Talent Show.  30 acts included everything from solo and group dances to instrumentalists, vocalists, and even hula hoopers! The show opened with a video, produced by HHS Junior Duncan Bonnell, featuring the …

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