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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Special Town Meeting Question of the Week 7 : How Are the Proposed Environmentally Friendly?

STM Question of the Week 7

This week’s Special Town Meeting “Question of the Week” details the many ways in which the proposed Public Safety Facility and New Elementary School are environmentally friendly.  Design features include natural light sources, modern building mat...

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Posted on: September 15, 2022

Special Town Meeting Question of the Week 6 : Why Are the Proposed Buildings So Large?

STM Question of the Week 6

This week’s STM “Question of the Week” video explains why the proposed Public Safety Facility and new elementary school buildings are large. Expanded spaces make up for deficiencies, support more services, and address safety issues in  today’s bu...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Health Department Urges Residents to Take Precautions After Second Human Case of West Nile Virus

West Nile Risk Implications

HINGHAM — The Hingham Health Department reports that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health has announced that a second human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) has been detected in the Greater Boston area.

The Hingham Health Department will be...

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Posted on: September 7, 2022

Special Town Meeting Question of the Week 5: Improving the Community

Special Town Meeting Question of the Week 5

The fifth video in our Special Town Meeting “Question of the Week” series is now available. It provides an overview of the proposed Elementary School that would replace the current Foster School. Ray Estes of the School Building Commit...

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Posted on: September 1, 2022

Special Town Meeting Question of the Week 4: Deficiencies in Foster School

Special Town Meeting Question of the Week 4

Week 4 - This week we shift from focusing on the Public Safety Facility to the proposed Foster School. Ray Estes of the Foster Building Committee explains
the deficiencies of the current school building, including space constraints, safety issues and...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

Household Hazardous Waste Days

HHW Fall 2022 Front thumb

The South Shore Recycling Cooperative is hosting several Household Hazardous Waste collection events throughout the fall at various locations on the South Shore. Hingham residents can now register for up to five events in neighboring towns.  

  1. Regi...
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Posted on: August 23, 2022

Special Town Meeting Video Question of the Week 3: Improving Services

Week 3 - As a follow up to last week’s video about the deficiencies in our current facilities, Fire Chief Steve Murphy and Police Chief David Jones explain how the new Public Safety Facility at 335 Lincoln Street would improve services to the community.

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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Special Town Meeting Video Question of the Week: Week 2

The second video in our Special Town Meeting “Question of the Week” series is now live. This week, Fire Chief Steve Murphy and Police Chief David Jones summarize the deficiencies of the current North Fire Station and Police Station.

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Posted on: August 11, 2022

Town of Hingham Launches Informational Video Series Ahead of November 1 Special Town Meeting

Video of the Week - Week 1

HINGHAM -- With the Special Town Meeting less than three months away, the Town of Hingham would like to announce a special series of videos relating to the two capital projects that will soon be voted on by the residents in town. 

On Tuesday, Nove...

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Town Meeting Video Series: Watch the Video *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Health Department Reminds Residents of Importance of COVID-19 Boosters

HINGHAM — The Hingham Health Department is encouraging all residents to keep up their protection against COVID-19.

Like other viruses, COVID-19 changes over time, leading to new variants. COVID-19 boosters provide protection against these variant...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Special Town Meeting to be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022

Renderings of Proposed Public Safety Facility and Proposed Foster Elementary School

The Town of Hingham would like to ask all residents to save the date for a Special Town Meeting that will be held this fall.

At its meeting on Tuesday, July 12, the Hingham Select Board voted to schedule a Special Town Meeting to be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesd...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Precautionary Measures for Residents to Avoid Tick Bites, Protect Themselves from Tickborne Diseases

Understanding Tick Bites and Lyme Disease

Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Public Health Nurse Kathy Crowley wish to remind Hingham residents of important safety tips to avoid tick bites.

The risk of tick exposure is higher during warmer months, generally April-September, according to the Center fo...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Town of Hingham Encourages Eligible Seniors to Apply for New Property Tax Exemption

Hingham Assessors Office

In an effort to provide targeted property tax relief to older homeowners, the Town of Hingham is once again providing a tax exemption for eligible seniors through the Assessor’s Office. 

Hingham’s 2019 Annual Town Meeting appro...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Conservation Department Encourages Residents to Explore Open Spaces This Summer

Walk in the Woods

Hingham Conservation Department Encourages Residents to Safely Spend Time Outside and Explore Open Spaces This Summer

The Hingham Conservation Department is excited to share a new open space exploration resource developed by the Hingham Land Conservation T...

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50 Walks from the Hingham Land Conservation Trust *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: July 1, 2022

Hingham’s Weir River Water System Issues Water Restrictions in Response to Level 2 Drought

Weir River Water System

HINGHAM -- Managing Director Russell Tierney reports that the Weir River Water System (WRWS) has issued outdoor watering restrictions as of July 1 in response to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts' recent declaration of a level 2 drought.

In an effort to st...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

2022 Road Construction Notice

The Town of Hingham is anticipating to repave and/or reconstruct the entire length or sections of the following roads in 2022: 

Reconstruction/Paving

  • Cape Cod Lane
  • Crooked Meadow Lane
  • Downing Street
  • Elm Street
  • Emerald Street
  • Main Street (South...
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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Notification of Mosquito Adulticide Applications

MEMORANDUM

 To:       Boards of Health of Member Towns

From:   Ross Rossetti, Acting Superintendent

Date:   May 4, 2022

Re:       Notification of Mosquito Adulticide App...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Hingham Asks Residents to Contribute to ‘Exceptional Needs Registry’

South Shore Regional Emergency Communications Center staff

HINGHAM -- The Hingham Commission on Disabilities, the Hingham Police and Fire Departments and the South Shore Regional Emergency Communications Center would like to share with residents information on the Town of Hingham’s Exceptional Needs Reg...

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Posted on: March 4, 2022

Town of Hingham To Make Masking Optional in Municipal Buildings Effective Next Week

Change Takes Effect Monday, March 7

HINGHAM — Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Executive Health Officer Susan Sarni report that the Town of Hingham will lift its mask policy starting next week, making masking optional in all non-school municipal buildings i...

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