Gov. Baker’s new COVID-19 initiatives affect restaurants, businesses, and outdoor gatherings

August 8, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer New initiatives announced yesterday by Gov. Charlie Baker — effective Tues., Aug. 11 — aimed at helping to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, especially in higher-risk communities, will affect Hingham businesses, restaurants, and residents. While Massachusetts has seen a decrease in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations since …

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Walk-through Hingham Farmers Market resumes Aug. 15, with social distancing in place

Photo by Shelley Pauls, Unsplash August 7, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer There’s good news for Hingham Farmers Market fans who enjoy choosing their own fresh fruit, vegetables, and other tasty offerings! Following unanimous support from the Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals this week, the market will resume its traditional walk-through format Aug. …

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Featured Real Estate Listing: 92 Wompatuck Road

August 6, 2020  92 Wompatuck Road: $1,679,000 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms To schedule a showing, contact PJ Antonik, Licensed Real Estate Agent and Owner of Oak Development and Design. PJ@Oakdd.com or ‭+1 (203) 249-6340 www.oakdd.com Welcome to Oak Development and Designs latest masterpiece.  Heavily inspired by Southern California, this 3850 square foot …

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9 Year-Old Child in Crosswalk Struck by Vehicle in Front of Plymouth River School

August 6, 2020 by Hingham Police Department A child suffered serious injuries after being struck by car while crossing the street in a crosswalk Wednesday. The child was taken by medical helicopter to the hospital. On Wednesday August 6, 2020 at 5:31pm Officers responded to a report of a child struck by a vehicle in …

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Police Chief Olsson retires today

Photo courtesy of HPD August 3, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer Police Chief Glenn Olsson’s last official day on the job, after serving with the Hingham Police Department for nearly 40 years, is today (Aug. 3). Olsson, 62, initially planned to retire when he reached age 65 — as required of public safety officials under …

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Hingham Unity Council Hosts Peaceful Event; “Hate Has No Home in Hingham”

Photography by Urbano Photo (@urbanophoto) August 3, 2020 by Laura Harper Winters Today, at the invitation of the Hingham Unity Council (HUC), Hingham residents and neighbors gathered at the Hingham Bathing Beach for a peaceful event titled, “Stand Up for Unity: Hate Has No Home in Hingham.” The goal of the HUC gathering was to …

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Principal responds to reports of alleged large social event involving Hingham High students

2019 Red Carpet at Hingham Bathing Beach. Anchor staff photo. August 1, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer In response to reports of a large, unpermitted (by the Hingham Health Department) social event that allegedly took place Thursday night on town property — at Hingham Harbor — involving what he called “a group of well over …

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