Hingham business, senior living community report coronavirus cases

March 30, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer Whole Foods Hingham and Linden Ponds Senior Living Community reported coronavirus cases recently. A Whole Foods Market statement, provided to the Hingham Anchor by another local news source, reports that a team member “has a presumptive case of COVID-19 and is in quarantine.” In response to that situation …

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Hingham Public Schools to Transition to Remote Learning Plan Beginning 4/6

March 25, 2020 Following is a letter from Dr. Paul Austin that was issued to the Hingham Public School’s community. Dear Hingham Schools Community,  Earlier this afternoon, Governor Baker announced an extended school closure through April, noting the earliest possible date we may reopen is Monday, May 4, 2020. With this announcement, the Massachusetts Department …

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Governor Baker Extends School and Non-Emergency Childcare Closures Through May 4th

In a press conference today, Governor Charlie Baker issued an executive order that will further extend the closure of Massachusetts schools and nonemergency child care centers through the end of April amid the coronavirus outbreak in the state. The earliest schools and nonemergency child care centers can reopen under the governor’s new order is May …

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Selectmen Meeting Update: Supporting Hingham businesses a high priority

March 25, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer​ Recognizing the importance of supporting local businesses during this challenging time, the town website features a community organizations and business updates page (https://www.hingham-ma.gov/863/COVID-19-Community-Notices).​ This information is provided as a public service during this state of emergency and is not an endorsement of any product, business, or program. ​ …

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Selectmen Meeting Update: State of emergency declared for Hingham; high praises for townwide team effort

March 25, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer​ The Selectmen declared a state of emergency for Hingham last night — backdated to March 13 — in keeping with earlier similar declarations at the federal, state, and local levels in response to the coronavirus threat.​ At the same time, there were high praises for town officials and …

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Hingham Health Department Health Advisory – Second COVID-19 Case Confirmed in Hingham

March 24, 2020 (10:47am COVID-19 update from the Hingham Health Department as posted the Town of Hingham website) The Hingham Health Department has been notified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) that we have a second laboratory confirmed case. The Hingham resident has tested positive for COVID-19. All notifications have been made per …

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