HLL 12U Makes History with District 8 Title

2021 12U Distict 8 Champions! July 17, 2021 – Story and photos by Joshua Ross History was made Friday night as Hingham Little League’s 12U Williamsport team won the league’s first ever District title.  Not rain, thunder, or two lightning delays was going to stop the these boys’ amazing run the last few weeks.  They …

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HLL’s 12U Williamsport Team Opens Tournament Perfect in Pool Play

Grayson Bohane threw a complete game in the fourth and final pool game on Wednesday night. July 9, 2021 – Story and photos by Joshua Ross This year’s 12 Williamsport Tournament team is off to an outstanding start in their long journey to the Little League World Series.  The boys, who play in District 8, …

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Hingham’s rich Fourth of July Parade tradition continues this year

1926 parade float. Courtesy of the Archives of the Hingham Historical Society. July 3, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer Nothing is nearer and dearer to the hearts of the residents of Hingham and surrounding communities than the traditional Fourth of July Parade, with its marching bands, spectacular floats, antique cars, and the spirit of patriotism …

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Hingham Track & Field Finishes Among Top in State

Senior captain Brian Fennelly finished 4th in States and qualified for Nationals in Oregon this weekend. In a strange turn of events before the State Meet on Saturday morning,  the boys track and field team was named the winners of the South Sectional Finals that took place the previous weekend.  An error in recording the …

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A Conversation with Dewitt DeLawter: Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the July 4th Parade Buttons, A Local Tradition That “Makes Hingham, Hingham”

Black and white photograph taken at Hingham’s 4th of July parade c. 1960. A horse-drawn carriage with four men riding in it passes Old Ship Church. They are headed south, not the usual direction for Hingham’s parade. The parade may be over; the sparse crowd suggests this as well. Note on back reads, “Hingham Camera …

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OPINION: In Search of an Ernest Hemingway Letter

Photo by Alvaro Serrano June 16, 2021, Submitted by James E. Haviland I have often wondered what happened to the Ernest Hemingway letter I “discovered” 50 years ago in the Hingham High School Library. A recent phone call to Hingham Public Library reference librarians Abby Bird McLean and Michael Achille gave me some answers. Here’s …

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Melody LeBretton Bush Obituary

MELODY LEBRETTON BUSH June 15, 2021 Melody LeBretton Bush of Hull, formerly of Hanover, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, June 15. She was 65. Melody was born in Waterville, ME to Burton R. LeBretton and Argentina (Dion) and raised in Merrimac. Melody lit up a room with her warmth, charm and gregarious manner. A graduate …

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Robert Ewing Foley, Jr. Obituary

ROBERT EWING FOLEY, JR. March 5, 2021 Robert Ewing Foley, Jr. “Bob” Of Cedar Park, TX, formerly of Scituate, MA, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 5, 2021. Forever an “Eagle,” Bob had a passion and love for his alma mater, Boston College (’71). For many years, on any given Saturday, you could find Bob …

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Girl Scouts Celebrate Gold Awards and Graduates

Hingham Girl Scout Troop 74005 members Jenna Burnett, Katelyn Murray, and Eliza Bastis have achieved the rank of Gold Award Girl Scout; courtesy photos June 23, 2021 by Dana Donnelly Hingham Girl Scout Troops 74005 and 74829 held a small outdoor celebration to honor their recent Gold Award recipients as well as the scouts that …

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