News Flash

Posted on: December 3, 2019

BoH proposing to update Supplemental Rules and Regulations for the Disposal of Sanitary Sewage

The Town of Hingham, Board of Health is proposing to update the Town’s Supplemental Rules and Regulations for the Disposal of Sanitary Sewage.  

The proposed changes were voted on at the 10-24-19 public meeting to be posted on the town&a...

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Board of Health
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Public Forums - Hingham Master Plan Update

Hingham Master Plan

The Master Plan Committee invites you to participate in one of the Master Plan Visioning events to share your thoughts and ideas to help create a shared vision and identify goals for Hingham’s future.  In small groups we will discuss yo...

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Master Plan Committee Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Community Center to partner with Hingham Police to collect kids essentials for Cradles to Crayons

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All month-long we are partnering with the Hingham Police Department to collect new or gently used essentials for kids served by Cradles to Crayons. A collection box will be location in the lobby of the Community Center December 6th through the 20th. Some ...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Roadways and Leaves: Don't Blow It

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Don’t blow, sweep or dump grass clippings and yard waste into streets or storm drains. Leaves in storm drains create blockages which can cause flooding. Storm drains also go directly into our water bodies without any filtration. Fall leaves cont...

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WaterSmart and the North & South Rivers Watershed Public Works
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Town of Hingham to Conduct Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitations

Town of Hingham to conduct Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitations

On behalf of the Town of Hingham, National Water Main Cleaning Co. will be performing sanitary sewer system rehabilitations in select areas of town.  This work will be conducted October thr...

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Public Works
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 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