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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 8

Volume 8 of the Board of Selectmen series “Inside Town Finances” in now available on the Town website.  This edition looks at the different categories of municipal expenses, including General Government, Public Safety, Public ...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Town of Hingham Update on Reopening Guidelines

Town of Hingham Update on Reopening Guidelines

State Moves Into Step 2 of Phase III Today, Is Scheduled to Move to Phase IV March 22

HINGHAM -- The Town of Hingham would like to share the latest information regarding the state’s reopening plan and...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 7

The latest edition of the Board of Selectmen series “Inside Town Finances” is now available on the Town website.  Volume 7 groups Town expenses into three main categories – municipal services, education services, and...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 6

Volume 6 of the Board of Selectmen series “Inside Town Finances” is now available on the Town website. Learn how Fund Balance (also known as Free Cash or Available Reserves) is calculated and how it can be used according to the Town&am...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Inside Town Finances V5

Volume 5 of the Board of Selectmen series “Inside Town Finances” is now available on the Town website.  Volume 5 delves into operating overrides and debt exclusions to explore how voter-authorized tax increases impact property...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

The Hingham Historical Commission Annual Historical Essay Contest for High School Students

Essay Contest Poster

THE HINGHAM HISTORICAL COMMISSION ANNUAL HISTORICAL ESSAY CONTEST FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

The Hingham Historical Commission is pleased to announce the 3RD annual high school essay contest on the history of Hingham.  The winner of the Hingham Hist...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Town of Hingham Holds First COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for People Age 75 and Over

HINGHAM — The Town of Hingham is pleased to report that the Town officially began administering the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals age 75 and over who live and work in town yesterday.The Town vaccinated 160 people as part of a clinic held Thursday, Feb. ...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Inside Town Finances: Volume 4

75% of Hingham’s revenue comes from property taxes, which are paid quarterly.  Check out Volume 4 of Inside Town Finances on the Board of Selectmen website to learn how the Town calculates your property tax bill.

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 3

The third volume of “Inside Town Finances” is now available on the Board of Selectmen website. Volume 3 outlines how excluded debt works and explains how the Town uses these temporary tax increases to finance large school and municipa...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Hingham Planning for Phase 2 Vaccine Distribution

Earlier this week, the Baker-Polito Administration announced updates to Phase Two of the state’s vaccine distribution plan, which will begin on Monday 2/1.  Individuals 75 years or older will be the first priority group in Phase 2; indi...

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Posted on: January 23, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update - Call for Phase 1 Individuals

Governor Baker announced that the remainder of individuals listed as part of Phase 1 of the state's vaccination distribution plan are immediately eligible to receive the vaccine.

 The Hingham Health Department is in the process of plannin...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Inside Town Finances: Volume 2

The next installment of “Inside Town Finances” is now available. Take a deeper dive into Town revenue by learning about Local Receipts, which make up about 10% of our total revenue and include motor vehicle excise tax, ambulance revenue, investment income

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Town Election - Nomination Papers and Expiring Terms

Nomination Papers will be available January 2, 2021 for candidates interested in running for one of the positions listed below.  You may obtain the papers through March 2nd, all are due back to the Town Clerk’s Office on Thursday, March...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in Hingham

December 4, 2020 – Last night, the Hingham Board of Selectmen announced that the Town is partnering with mPathy LLC to establish a COVID-19 testing site in Hingham.  The site will be located at the former Hingham Light Plant at 308 Cush...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Weekly COVID Status Dashboard

The Hingham Health Department will be posting weekly COVID-19 data from the MA Department of Public Health and Hingham Public Schools in a new dashboard on the Town website.  The dashboard will be updated every Friday.  All cases are lab...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020 COVID-19 Update

As of this afternoon, Hingham has entered our second week in the state’s “red” COVID-19 category.  DPH is reporting 395 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham, with an average daily case rate over the last 14 days of 11...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Hingham Health Department COVID-19 Update and Guidance

Hingham Health Department COVID-19 Update and Guidance

September 24, 2020

As of yesterday, September 23, 2020, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 333 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham, an increase of 12 confirmed cases over the prior week. ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

It's Official! Hingham Owns Weir River Water System

Weir River Water System

It’s official!  For the first time since 1879, after several years of study and deliberation, a historic Town Meeting vote, and 15 months of transition prep and planning, the Town of Hingham officially owns the water system serving Hing...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

COVID-19 Beach Guidance

Bathing Beach

With the warm summer weather, many residents are flocking to local beaches, including our own Bathing Beach.  In Phase III - Step I of the Governor’s reopening plan, passive recreation at beaches is allowed under the following guideline...

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