Hingham Farmers Market hoping to revive walk-through market, on smaller scale

August 4, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer (photos courtesy of Hingham Farmer’s Market) The popular Hingham Farmers Market has been operating in a “drive-through” fashion — with no pedestrian traffic allowed — in the Station Street parking lot since May, under a temporary license from the town — due to COVID-19 and on-going construction at …

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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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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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HHS Graduation, Class President Address by Courtney Sherwood

August 1, 2020 (Speech by Courtney Sherwood, Transcript provided by Hingham High School, photos by Joshua Ross Photography). Following is a transcript of the speech given by Class President, Courtney Sherwood, at the HHS 2020 Graduation ceremony held on Saturday, August 1.  I wanted to start off by thanking everyone who helped us get to this day. …

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School reopening update: Preliminary plan shared with HPS community last night

August 1, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer True to his word, Supt. of Schools Paul Austin and the 100-member Recovery Response Advisory Committee finished crafting the much-anticipated Hingham Public Schools preliminary, four-phase school reopening plan last night to safely bring students and staff back to school. Out of the three learning models — in-person, remote, …

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Hingham Health Department Warning: Unsolicited Seeds Received via Mail

A package of unsolicited seeds received by a Hingham resident (courtesy photo). July 29, 2020 from the Town of Hingham Health Department (courtesy photos) The MA Department of Agricultural Resources has been notified that several Massachusetts residents have received unsolicited packages that appear to have originated in a foreign country and contain seeds.  The Hingham …

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