News Flash

Posted on: June 21, 2019

Town Seeking Water Transition Consultant

The Town of Hingham is seeking a Transition Consultant to assist with tasks related to the transition of the Hingham water system to municipal ownership and control. 

The Transition Consultant - Request for Quote (PDF) provides the full details.

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Local Recreation Camps: FAQs for Parents and Guardians

Hingham Health Department Alert!  Before you send your children to camp this summer, please check that the camp has been licensed. For a full, updated list of  licensed camps in Hingham call Kathy Crowley PHN @ 781-741-1466.

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Recreational Camps FAQs (PDF) Board of Health
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Community Preservation Committee Accepting Applications for CPA Grants

Grant Notice

Town of Hingham

Community Preservation Committee Accepting Applications for CPA grants

The Community Preservation Committee is now accepting new applications for grants appropriated by the Town of Hingham’s CPA funds. Funds from this a...

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CPC Guidelines and Applications *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: June 14, 2019

The Problem of Dog Waste on the South Shore

The Problem of Dog Waste on the South Shore

On the South Shore alone, we have more than 16,000 registered dogs from Weymouth to Kingston. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average dog produces approximately ¾ pound of waste per day. If you do the math, that&...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Road Construction Notice: Main Street Night Work

TOWN OF HINGHAM ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

Construction Notice:   June 23 – June 28, 2019

NIGHT WORK

June 12, 2019

To Whom It May Concern:

The Town of Hingham Engineering Department will be repaving and/or reconstructing the entire length or sec...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Plastic Bag Reduction Bylaw

Effective November 1, 2019 the town has voted to reduce the common use of plastic check bags and promote the use of reusable bags. This new by law will be enforced by the Health DepartmentNo Store in Hingham shall provide to any customer a Sing...

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Plastic Bag Reduction Bylaw (PDF) Board of Health
Posted on: May 29, 2019

You're Not Just Fertilizing the Lawn!

Your are not just fertilizing your lawn photo

The DPW would like to share some simple steps that you can take to protect our waterways.

While fertilizers are good for plants, they're not so good for water quality. Fertilizers get washed down the street where they enter storm drains and enter our loca...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Know Before You Mow!

Mowing 2

Grass clippings that are blown into the street enter storm drains and are carried directly to our local lakes, ponds and streams. Those clippings contribute nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous, which cause unwanted and uncontrolled growth of algae....

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Updated Animal Regulations Effective June 1st

On May 16, 2019, the Hingham Board of Health held a public hearing and voted to promulgate the updated regulations entitled “Regulation Governing the Keeping of Animals and Fowl". effective June 1, 2019.

Regulation Governing the Keeping of Animals & Fowl Board of Health
Posted on: May 16, 2019

2019-2020 Funky Feet Registration

Register for Funky Feet Dance Classes by clicking here!

Recreation Department
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Talent Bank and Open House for Town Boards and Committees

Calling All Citizens – Hingham Needs You

Citizen engagement is at the core of Hingham’s character.  In Hingham, citizens serve on a wide range of on town boards and committees, and new members are always welcome.

As we begin th...

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Boards and Committees *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Hingham's Got Talent

With Town Meeting and the election now behind us, time to give your talent to your town.  Please take a few minutes to complete a Talent Bank Form.  You'll find it on the town's website and in the warrant booklet at p. 94. Volunteer serv...

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Talent Bank Application *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Road Construction: 2019 Preliminary Construction Notice

Town of Hingham Engineering Department

Construction Notice

April 3, 2019

To Whom It May Concern:

The Town of Hingham is anticipating to repave and/or reconstruct the entire length or sections of the following roads in 2019. The exact scheduling dates for each...

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Download and Print Notice (PDF) *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: March 11, 2019

July 4th Road Race 2019

The Hingham July 4th Road Race Online Registration is now Open.

Register Here Recreation Department
Posted on: February 13, 2019

Hingham Updates Supplementary Rules and Regulations for the Disposal of Sanitary Sewage

On February 12, 2019, the Hingham Board of Health conducted an extensive rewrite of the regulation entitled “Supplementary Rules and Regulations for the Disposal of Sanitary Sewage”. The rewrite contains many new sections, such as Acce...

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Updated Regulation (PDF) Board of Health