Baker relaxes certain restaurant restrictions and ends stay-at-home advisory

January 21, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer Gov. Charlie Baker announced today that effective next Monday, Jan. 25, he will lift the statewide nighttime stay-at-home advisory as well as restrictions requiring restaurants, theaters, gyms, indoor and outdoor events, salons, fitness centers, pools, sports activities, and certain other businesses and venues to either close or stop …

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Hingham out of COVID-19 ‘red’ zone moves back to ‘yellow’; 109 new cases since last week’s report

Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash January 21, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer After reverting back to the COVID-19 higher-risk “red” zone and remaining there for two weeks, Hingham is now in the lower-risk “yellow” category, with 109 new cases since last week’s Massachusetts Department of Public Health report and 215 cases reported in the …

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Two new Hingham nail salons offer a luxurious experience during challenging times

January 21, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer (courtesy photos) Two new state-of-the art salons opened recently in Hingham — The Gloss Bar at 1 Derby St. and Creative Nails & Lounge at the other end of town at 400 Lincoln St.  — offering manicures, pedicures, eyelash extensions, and many other nail and skin services during …

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Residents urged to remain vigilant in the face of COVID-19; vaccine rollout update

January 20, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer While the COVID-19 vaccination is not available to the general public at this time, as more information becomes available it “will be shared with the community,” Town Administrator Tom Mayo said during last night’s remote selectmen’s meeting. Vaccine distribution continues across Massachusetts as the state works through its …

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Statement from Police Chief Regarding Incident at the U.S. Capitol

January 14, 2020 By Hingham Police Department Interim Police Chief David Jones (from the HPD Website) Last week, we joined the world as it watched in dismay, the events that unfolded in our Nation’s Capitol. The members of the Hingham Police Department condemn those that participated in illegal and dangerous actions, and vigorously support law …

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Weekly Weather Report by Meteorologist Michael Page; Mild Weather Week Ahead of Long-Weekend

January 11, 2020 by Meteorologist Michael Page (photo by Joshua Ross) After weeks of little snow for the South Shore, some are asking when we’ll see our next storm. It won’t be this week. Here are three things to know about this week’s weather in Hingham. Tranquil Pattern Continues Our storm-free stretch of weather will …

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Hingham now in “red” zone, with 99 new cases since last week

Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash December 24, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer Hingham is now in the “red” COVID-19 zone, with 99 new cases since last week’s report after remaining in the lower-risk COVID-19 “yellow” category for five consecutive weeks, according to this week’s Massachusetts Department of Public Health statistics. The total number of …

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Wahlburgers and Call to Action Partner Up to Support Carney Hospital

Wahlburgers and Call to Action donate meals and PPE to Carney Hospital (photo by Joshua Ross) Wahlburgers donates 100 meals alongside Call to Action’s donation of 800 Hospital Gowns December 23, 2020 submitted by Wahlburgers and Call to Action (All photos by Joshua Ross Photography) In the true spirit of the holiday season, the Wahlburgers …

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