Hingham Democrats Endorse Universal Mail-In Voting

May 27, 2020  The Hingham Democratic Town Committee (DTC) voted unanimously to endorse universal mail-in balloting for 2020’s November general election at its May Meeting. “The Hingham Democratic Town Committee is extremely concerned that the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening the right of Massachusetts voters to safely exercise their right to vote in the November election,” …

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World’s End mooring field now limited to 2020 Hingham mooring permit holders

May 27, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer Attention, boaters! As the boating season ramps up, there are new COVID-19 regulations for the World’s End mooring field. The town is following all state COVID-19 boating regulations, and at Harbormaster Ken Corson’s recommendation, is taking them a step further on the local level by allowing only 2020 …

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Town Meeting update: New date and outdoor location;  social distancing and face masks required

May 27, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer The 2020 Annual Town Meeting will look and feel very different from past years, but Town Moderator Michael Puzo will carry on business as usual when it comes to presenting the warrant articles to voters — who will be seated on the high school football field in accordance …

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Town and school departments busier than ever during COVID-19 crisis

May 27, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer A number of town departments are shouldering a heavy workload, even with COVID-19 restrictions in place. Asst. Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided an update to the Selectmen last night about a few of those. Over the last two months since town employees have been working remotely, Building Commissioner …

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Hingham Democrats Endorse Universal Mail-In Voting

May 26, 2020 (submitted by the Hingham Democratic Town Committee) The Hingham Democratic Town Committee (DTC) voted unanimously to endorse universal mail-in balloting for 2020’s November general election at its May Meeting. “The Hingham Democratic Town Committee is extremely concerned that the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening the right of Massachusetts voters to safely exercise their …

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Hingham Recreation Intends to Move Forward with Summer Program Pending State Approval

May 26, 2020 (photo courtesy of Hingham Recreation) The following statement was provided by the Hingham Recreation Department regarding plans for the Summer Program. Many of you have been reaching out with questions and we would like to update all of you on the Recreation Department plans for camps this summer. The good news is …

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Hingham Students Excel in National History Day Contest; Three Students Qualify for National Competition

HHS juniors Abby Meissner (left) and Sydney Collins (right) with HPS Director of Social Studies Andy Hoey after finishing their National History Day performance, “Ode to Phyllis Wheatley.” May 26, 2020 submitted by Andrew J. Hoey, Hingham Public School’s Director of Social Studies, K-12 (photos courtesy of Andrew J. Hoey) Hingham High School continued its exceptional performance in …

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HHS Students Honor Band Director

Article by Adeline Van Buskirk, HHS Senior Photos by Adeline Van Buskirk and Joshua Ross Brian Cincotta was caught off guard by his students in a surprise drive-by parade in front of his Hingham home on May 12th. The pandemic robbed the Hingham High School Seniors of many important moments. For those of us in …

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Hingham Athletic Fields and Tennis Courts will Open with Restrictions on Monday 5/25 & Tuesday 5/26

May 23, 2020 (Update from the Town of Hingham website, photo courtesy of Joshua Ross Photography) Per Governor Baker’s Phase 1 reopening plan, Hingham athletic fields and tennis courts are eligible to open with restrictions this coming week. Non-school athletic fields and tennis courts will open on Monday, May 25 and athletic fields and tennis …

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