News Flash

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Summer Programs Update!

Hello Everyone,

 

Many of you have been reaching out with questions and we would like to update all of you on the Recreation Department plans for camps this summer. The good news is that we have every intention of going forward with our Summer Prog...

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Recreation Department
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Save the date: Hingham Annual Town Meeting

High School Field

On Friday, May 22, 2020, after consultation with the Town Moderator and public health and safety officials, the Hingham Board of Selectmen voted to hold the 2020 Annual Town Meeting outdoors on the Hingham High School football field on Saturday, June 20th...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: May 23, 2020

Hingham Athletic Fields and Tennis Courts will Open with Restrictions on Monday 5/25 & Tuesday 5/26

Per Governor Baker’s Phase 1 reopening plan, Hingham athletic fields and tennis courts are eligible to open with restrictions this coming week. Non-school athletic fields and tennis courts will open on Monday, May 25 and athletic fields and tenn...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: May 23, 2020

Hingham Athletic Fields and Tennis Courts will Open with Restrictions on Monday 5/25 & Tuesday 5/26

Per Governor Baker’s Phase 1 reopening plan, Hingham athletic fields and tennis courts are eligible to open with restrictions this coming week. Non-school athletic fields and tennis courts will open on Monday, May 25 and athletic fields and tenn...

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Additional Info... Recreation Department
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Transfer Station Scale Operations to Re-open on Saturday, May 23, 2020

Transfer Station Masks

On Saturday, May 23, 2020, scale operations for bulky waste and construction and demolition (C&D) debris will re-open at the Transfer Station for Hingham residents and commercial permit holders.  

During this time, any Hingham resident with a ...

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Public Works
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Fourth of July Road Race

Unfortunately, the annual Hingham Fourth of July Road Race will not be run this year. We would like to thank all of our sponsors and all of our runners for so much support and positive summer energy year after year. While we can’t host the event...

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Recreation Department
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Governor Baker Announces Guidance for Phase 1 of State Reopening Plan

Today, the Baker-Polito Administration published the Reopening Massachusetts plan developed by the Reopening Advisory Board. The goal of the four-phase reopening plan is to methodically allow businesses, services, and activities to resume while avoiding a...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: May 13, 2020

50 Flags Campaign 2020

Hingham 50 Flags

50 FLAGS CAMPAIGN 2020

Our annual 4th of July Parade continues to be deep in tradition and one of the major regional events that bring our entire community together to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of our nation.  

Although the parade will...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: May 9, 2020

Town of Hingham Announces Cancellation of July 4th Parade, Harborworks and Road Race

A message from Police Chief Glenn Olsson

The 4th of July Parade Committee, Hingham Recreation Commission (Hingham Road Race) and the organizers of the Harborworks fireworks have announced that the Parade, Road race and Fireworks are cancelled this year due...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: May 3, 2020

State Issues New Order Requiring Face Coverings

Effective Wednesday May 6th, the Baker-Polito Administration has ordered all residents over the age of two to use a face covering or mask in indoor and outdoor public places where maintaining proper social distancing measures to prevent the spread of COVI...

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Signed Order (PDF) *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Zoom Pliability/Stretch Class With Amy

Join Amy on Mondays at 10:30 AM for a Pliability/Stretch class to work on lengthening and softening the muscles for better balance and sustainable athleticism while preventing future injuries. Zoom ID: 820-1054-5144

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Recreation Department
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Absentee and Early Voting Ballots Available by Mail

The information below applies to elections held through the end of June.  Determine which ballot you qualify for and complete the application to receive a ballot by mail.

Absentee Ballot

Under existing state law, a voter only qualifies to vote abse...

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Election and Voter Information *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020 Advisory from the Hingham Board of Health

The Hingham Board of Health has issued a new advisory urging all members of the public to wear a cloth face covering when a social distance of 6 feet cannot be maintained in public settings. Information from the CDC on making and wearing cloth face coveri...

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Health Department Advisory April 24, 2020 (PDF) *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Zoom Boot Camp Class with Tory

Hello Everyone, Tory will be hosting her Zoom Boot Camp classes on Mondays at 9:00 AM Zoom ID: 911-975-0960, Wednesdays at 9:00 AM Zoom ID: 821-7260-2463 and Fridays at 9:00 AM Zoom ID: 911-975-0960. We are now offering the option of registering for this ...

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Recreation Department
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Zoom Yoga Classes

Hello everyone, we hope everyone is staying safe and keeping sane. We want to thank everyone who has been attending our Zoom Yoga classes and remind people that they can join these classes every Tuesday and Thursday at 9:00 AM. The Zoom ID is 710-156-2222...

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Recreation Department
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Transfer Station Reminder During COVID-19

With the exception of the Swap Shop and scale operations for construction debris and bulky waste, all other Hingham Transfer Station operations remain open during regular business hours of 7:00am to 4:00pm Thursday - Sunday.  

Residents may contin...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Transfer Station Reminder During COVID-19

With the exception of the Swap Shop and scale operations for construction debris and bulky waste, all other Hingham Transfer Station operations remain open during regular business hours of 7:00am to 4:00pm Thursday - Sunday.  

Residents may contin...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Important Information Regarding Your Tax Bill

Under “An Act to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and State Authorities Resulting From COVID-19, “ Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020, the town of Hingham has adopted local options to extend due dates for real and personal proper...

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Online Bill Payment *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Road Work Notice: National Grid Night Work on Route 228 Begins Tonight

National Grid Road Work Map

National Grid will be replacing the natural gas main on portions of Route 228 along East Street, Leavitt Street and Rockwood Road.  This will be night work with road closures and is scheduled to begin Monday March 9th, 2020.

View Map of Road Const...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Vacancies on Disabilities Commission

The Board of Selectmen is accepting Talent Bank applications from residents who wish to be considered for an appointment to the Disabilities Commission.  A majority of the seven commission members shall consist of people with disabilities, one me...

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Talent Bank Form *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Recreational Camps for Children in Hingham

Recreational Camps for Children in Hingham

Hingham Health Department

It’s that time of year that summer camp plans are starting to be made and there are many great options in Hingham. If you are considering sending your child to a camp this summer...

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Additional Info... Board of Health
Posted on: February 19, 2020

National Grid: Natural Gas Night Work in Hingham

February 19, 2020

Re: Natural Gas Work in Hingham.   ( work order # 1217064 )

Dear City Officials, 

National Grid is committed to safely and reliably delivering energy to our community. That’s why we are replacing the natural gas ...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: January 29, 2020

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

Effective April 1, 2020 The Town of Hingham, Board of Health has updated the Town’s Supplemental Rules and Regulations for the Disposal of Sanitary Sewage.  

The changes were voted on at the 1.21.20 at the Public Hearing.  

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Supplemental Rules and Regulations (PDF) Board of Health
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Guidelines for Determining Bedrooms & Other Rooms in Residential Dwellings Served by Septic Systems

Guidelines for Bedrooms were voted by the Board of Health on 1.21.20

Septic Bedroom Guidelines (PDF) Board of Health