News Flash

Posted on: November 25, 2020

Public Presentation of 3A Safety Improvement Plans

Community members are invited to a presentation of design plans for safety improvements along the Route 3A, Rotary, and Summer Street corridor in Hingham via Zoom on Tuesday evening, December 8, 2020. The roadway project is over a decade in development an...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: November 24, 2020

SS Regional Emergency Communications Center will not be accepting Toys for Tots donations this year

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and the limited public access to the Hingham Town Hall and Police Station, we regret to announce we will not be able to accept TOY DONATIONS this year for our annual toy drive.

Year after year residents and businesses c...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: November 18, 2020

November 17 COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

  • As of yesterday, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 184,511 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts, of which 13,031 are in Plymouth County.   
  • As of Friday, Hingham remains in the “green” categor...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Weekly COVID Status Dashboard

The Hingham Health Department will be posting weekly COVID-19 data from the MA Department of Public Health and Hingham Public Schools in a new dashboard on the Town website.  The dashboard will be updated every Friday.  All cases are lab...

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

Weekly COVID Status Dashboard

The Hingham Health Department will be posting weekly COVID-19 data from the MA Department of Public Health and Hingham Public Schools in a new dashboard on the Town website.  The dashboard will be updated every Friday.  All cases are lab...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Weekly COVID Status Dashboard

The Hingham Health Department will be posting weekly COVID-19 data from the MA Department of Public Health and Hingham Public Schools in a new dashboard on the Town website.  The dashboard will be updated every Friday.  All cases are lab...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 13, 2020

November 10, 2020 COVID-19 Update

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COVID-19 Update

  • As of today, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 169,976 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts, of which 12,372 are in Plymouth County.  Confirmed cases have been steadily rising in MA since September...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Town Officials Vow to Fight Loss of Transit Services

Town of Cohasset, Christopher G. Senior, Town ManagerTown of Hingham, Tom Mayo, Town AdministratorTown of Hull, Philip E. Lemnios, Town ManagerTown of Scituate, James Boudreau, Town Administrator

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, Nov. 9, 2020Contact: Matthew Re...

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Website; Save the Greenbush Save the Boat *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Governor Announces New COVID-19 Measures

Please read the state’s press release below regarding the new COVID-19 measures announced by Governor Baker this afternoon. Please be advised that the state will send a code red message to Hingham residents between 5-10pm this evening regarding ...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Hingham Harbor and Downtown Sustainable Vision Study Meeting on December 2nd

Please join us for a virtual Stakeholder Meeting focused on Hingham Harbor and Downtown resilience, public realm, and land use improvements. Anyone who is interested may participate in this public meeting.

Hingham Harbor and Downtown Sustainable Vision Stu...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: October 30, 2020

October 30, 2020 COVID-19 Update

October 30, 2020 COVID Update

Yesterday, we were informed that Hingham has entered our third consecutive week in the state’s “red” COVID-19 category, which means that we are now considered a high risk community.   The...

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Business Sector Guidance COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 30, 2020

Update on MBTA Proposed Service Cuts – Ways to Take Action

Earlier this week, state and regional officials joined the Board of Selectmen to discuss the proposed MBTA service cuts to the Hingham/Hull Ferry and Greenbush Commuter Rail Line and to outline different ways citizens can take action against these changes...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: October 29, 2020

MBTA Proposed Service Cuts in Hingham

West Hingham MBTA Station

MBTA Proposed Service Cuts in Hingham

The MBTA’s Fiscal Management Control Board (FMCB) recently announced potential service reductions or terminations for the Hingham/Hull Ferry as well as the Greenbush Commuter Rail.  These potential ...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: October 28, 2020

October 27, 2020 COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

  • As of today, the MA Department of Public Health is reporting 149,361 confirmed cases in Massachusetts, of which 11,294 are in Plymouth County.  
  • This past week marked our second week in the state’s “red” COVID-19 category with a rep...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020 COVID-19 Update

As of this afternoon, Hingham has entered our second week in the state’s “red” COVID-19 category.  DPH is reporting 395 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham, with an average daily case rate over the last 14 days of 11...

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COVID-19 Information Center *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020 COVID-19 Update

As of this afternoon, Hingham has entered our second week in the state’s “red” COVID-19 category.  DPH is reporting 395 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham, with an average daily case rate over the last 14 days of 11.7 (compared to a rate of 7.5 ...

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COVID Information Center COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 22, 2020

State COVID-19 Order Regarding Indoor Hockey and Ice Skating

On October 22, 2020, the MA Department of Public Health issued an Order suspending games, practices, and any other on-ice hockey or skating activities at indoor ice rinks and indoor ice skating and hockey facilities effective as of 5:00pm on October 23, 2...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 22, 2020

Video: Special Town Meeting - Acquisition of 335 Lincoln Street

The Board of Selectmen have called a Special Town Meeting for Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 12pm to consider the purchase of 335 Lincoln Street for possible use as the site of a future public safety facility.  The video that follows explains why...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: October 21, 2020

October 20, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided the following COVID-19 updates at the Board of Selectmen Meeting on October 20, 2020

  • As of today, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 142,295 confirme...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 15, 2020

October 15, 2020 COVID-19 Update

As of yesterday, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) was reporting 371 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham.  The state is now listing Hingham in the “red” category with an average daily case rate over the last 14 days of 9.9 per 100,000 popu...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 14, 2020

October 13, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided the following COVID-19 updates at the Board of Selectmen Meeting on October 13, 2020.

  • As of today, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 137,565 confirm...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 7, 2020

COVID-19 Halloween Guidance

To the extent that individuals and families feel it is safe to participate in Halloween activities this year, please follow the state and federal COVID-19 guidance.  DPH offers the following recommendations for a safe and healthy Halloween:

  • Wear a...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 30, 2020

September 29, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo provided the following COVID-19 updates at the Board of Selectmen meeting on September 29, 2020:

  • As of today, DPH is reporting 129,243 confirmed cases in Massachusetts, of which 9,726 are in Plymouth County. 
  • As of last ...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Hingham Health Department COVID-19 Update and Guidance

Hingham Health Department COVID-19 Update and Guidance

September 24, 2020

As of yesterday, September 23, 2020, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 333 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham, an increase of 12 confirmed cases over the prior week. ...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Hingham Health Department COVID-19 Update and Guidance

Hingham Health Department COVID-19 Update and Guidance

September 24, 2020

As of yesterday, September 23, 2020, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 333 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham, an increase of 12 confirmed cases over the prior week. ...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 16, 2020

September 15, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Manager Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided the following COVID-19 updates at the Board of Selectmen meeting on  September 15, 2020

COVID-19 Cases

  • Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time. &nb...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Funky Feet School of Dance

It’s Time! It’s time to get Funky and Dance! Funky Feet School of Dance classes begin September 23rd!! If you want to register for our year long classes please Register for Year Long Classes. If you are looking for more information reg...

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Recreation Department
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Fall Registration

It’s Time to register for Rec Fall Programs: Register for Fall Programs

•Hingham Youth Tennis

•Kid Kickers Soccer

•ASA Hoops Basketball

•Middle School Strength and Conditioning

•Funky Feet School of Dance

&...

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Recreation Department
Posted on: September 2, 2020

September 1, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo provided the following COVID-19 updates at the Board of Selectmen Meeting on September 1, 2020.

COVID-19 Cases

Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time. Public health indicators in Massachusetts continue to hold ste...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 26, 2020

August 25, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided the following COVID-19 updates at the Board of Selectmen meeting on August 25, 2020. 

COVID-19 Cases

Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time. Public health indicators in Massach...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Fall 2020 Household Hazardous Waste Day

A fall household hazardous waste collection day will be available for Hingham residents on September 26, 2020. You will have to pre-register with South Shore Recycling Cooperative, and select a time which will then disclose the location. You will need to ...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Roadway Paving - Potential Water Discoloration

Public Notification

Please be advised that the towns of Hull and Hingham will be executing their annual road paving programs over the next month. The work performed may cause a disruption in the distribution system and potential periods of discolored water...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: August 14, 2020

August 13, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo provided the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on August 4, 2020. 

COVID-19 Cases

  • Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time.
  • As of Wednesday, August 12, the Department of Public Heal...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 11, 2020

2020 Road Construction Notice

The Town of Hingham is anticipating to repave and/or reconstruct the entire length or sections of the following roads in 2020. The exact scheduling dates for each roadway will be dependent on weather conditions and subject to change.  An addition...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 7, 2020

State Announces New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

State Announces New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

Today, Governor Baker announced a new set of initiatives aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, especially in higher risk communities that have seen a recent uptick in cases. Wh...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 5, 2020

August 4, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo provided the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on August 4, 2020.

COVID-19 Cases

  • Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time.  
  • As of today, DPH is reporting 119,203 probable and confi...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 3, 2020

It's Official! Hingham Owns Weir River Water System

Weir River Water System

It’s official!  For the first time since 1879, after several years of study and deliberation, a historic Town Meeting vote, and 15 months of transition prep and planning, the Town of Hingham officially owns the water system serving Hing...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: August 1, 2020

State Guidance for Graduations and Large Gatherings

Please take a moment to read the state’s message about COVID-19 guidance for graduations and large gatherings.  Both DPH and the Hingham Health Department are receiving troubling reports of large gatherings, including high school gradua...

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State Guidance for Graduations and Large Gathering *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: August 1, 2020

State Guidance for Graduations and Large Gatherings

Please take a moment to read the state’s message about COVID-19 guidance for graduations and large gatherings.  Both DPH and the Hingham Health Department are receiving troubling reports of large gatherings, including high school gradua...

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State Guidance for Graduations and Large Gathering COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 29, 2020

July 28, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo provided the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on July 28, 2020. 

COVID-19 Cases

  • Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time.  
  • As of today, DPH is reporting 116,182 probable ...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2020

July 21, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo gave the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on July 21, 2020.

  • Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time.
  • As of today, DPH is reporting 114,033 probable and confirmed cases in Massachusetts, o...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 16, 2020

July 14th COVID-19 Update

  • MA Reopening: Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 for now.
  • As of today, DPH is reporting 112,130 probable and confirmed cases in Massachusetts, of which 8,830 are in Plymouth County.
  • As of last Wednesday, DPH was reporting 281 COVID-19 cases in Hingha...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 10, 2020

COVID-19 Beach Guidance

Bathing Beach

With the warm summer weather, many residents are flocking to local beaches, including our own Bathing Beach.  In Phase III - Step I of the Governor’s reopening plan, passive recreation at beaches is allowed under the following guideline...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: July 10, 2020

COVID-19 Beach Guidance

Bathing Beach

With the warm summer weather, many residents are flocking to local beaches, including our own Bathing Beach.  In Phase III - Step I of the Governor’s reopening plan, passive recreation at beaches is allowed under the following guideline...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Town Office Reopening Update

COVID Zoom Call

We have continued to work hard behind the scenes (so many Zoom calls…) over the last few months to provide municipal services remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. While Town Hall remains open to employees only at this time, we are working tow...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 8, 2020

July 7, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided the following COVID-19 and Town services updated as the Board of Selectmen meeting on July 7, 2020.

COVID-19 Update

  • Effective yesterday, July 6th, Massachusetts moved to...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo gave the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on June 30, 2020.

COVID-19 Update

  • In a letter to Massachusetts municipal officials today, DPH stated that we have been successful in ensuring COVID-19 cases con...
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COVID-19 Updates