Hingham remains in COVID-19 ‘red’ zone; 128 new cases since last week’s report

January 14, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer Hingham remains in the higher-risk “red” COVID-19 zone for the second consecutive week. The town has fluctuated between the “red” and   lower-risk “yellow” categories in varying degrees over the past several weeks. Since last week’s Massachusetts Department of Public Health report there have been 128 new cases, …

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Old Ship Parish House proposal in beginning stages — input sought from neighbors and other interested parties

January 11, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer While the Old Ship Church board of trustees recently signed a purchase and sale agreement with Atlantic Development for the Parish House across the street from the meetinghouse, the details have not yet been finalized. When the Hingham Anchor asked Atlantic Development President DJ MacKinnon, a Hingham resident, …

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Hingham town administrator presents COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan

Photo credit: Hakan Nural/Unsplash January 13, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer After reporting that the number of Hingham COVID-19 cases continues to rise — moving Hingham back into the high-risk “red” zone last week — Town Administrator Tom Mayo explained the town’s vaccine rollout plan based on the state’s three-phase program that corresponds with Center …

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Town Meeting preview: Voters will consider climate action plan, public safety facility warrant articles

January 13, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer During a nearly five-hour marathon selectmen’s meeting last night, the board voted to include articles in the 2021 Town Meeting warrant related to approving funds to create a climate action plan and for the design and bid process for the proposed public safety facility. Brad Moyer, chair of …

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Hingham’s toymaking past featured on ‘Chronicle’ this Wednesday

December 15, by Carol Britton Meyer Photos by Hingham Historical Society Hingham and its toymaking past will be featured on Chronicle/WCVB Channel 5 this Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in a seasonal program featuring toys in Massachusetts. “Chronicle” visited the Hingham Heritage Museum late last month and interviewed Hingham Historical Society Executive Director Deirdre …

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