News Flash

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: October 2, 2019

SkyZone Rec Outing 11/2

The Rec is going to SkyZone on 11/2!! Want to come along? Register for SkyZone now!

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Recreation Department
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Temporary Ban on the Sale of All Vaping Products

MA Vape Ban

On September 24, 2019, Governor Charles D. Baker declared a public health emergency in the Commonwealth due to severe lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarettes and vaping products, and the epidemic of e-cigarette use among youth. 

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Additional Info... Board of Health
Posted on: September 23, 2019

Cleaner Greener Hingham Quarterly Newsletter

The newest edition of the Cleaner Greener Hingham Quarterly Newsletter is now available.

The newest edition of the Recycling News Quarterly Newsletter is now available.  Did you know that Hingham has a redeemable bottle and can collection program?  Find out more on this and other Top Tips from the Cleaner Greener Hingham Com...

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Quarterly Recycling Newsletter (PDF) Cleaner Greener Hingham
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Hingham Health Department Warns About the Dangers of Vaping

Nearly half of Massachusetts high school students have tried e-cigarettes at least once and nearly one quarter of them reported using e-cigarettes in the past 30 days, a rate nine times higher than adults, according to the latest statewide data on the hea...

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Additional Info from the CDC... Board of Health
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Hingham $2 Million for Dredging the Inner Harbor

Harbormaster, Ken Corson, receiving $2 Million grant Award from Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

HINGHAM — - Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Town Manager Thomas Mayo and other state and local officials to announce $3.6 million in Massachusetts Dredging Program grants to four communities, including a $2 million award for work on Hingham&...

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Additional Info... *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 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!

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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: 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*