Special Town Meeting voters approve land purchase for potential public safety building

November 21, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer and Hilary Jenison (all photos by Joshua Ross Photography)  Following a lengthy discussion, voters at today’s Special Town Meeting approved by a narrow margin the $5.5 million purchase of a parcel of land at 335 Lincoln St. for potential use as a new combined Hingham Police and Fire Department …

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A Message from Town Moderator, Regarding Saturday’s Special Town Meeting

November 20, 2020 from the Town of Hingham website from the Hingham Town Moderator, Michael Puzo (photo by Joshua Ross) Our Special Town Meeting will take place this coming Saturday, November 21 at the Hingham High School Multi-Purpose Athletic Field starting at 12 noon.  Fortunately, the forecast is for a partly sunny fall afternoon with …

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Hingham now in higher-risk COVID-19 zone; possible $500 fine per day for non-compliance with governor’s travel order

November 19, 2020 by Carol Britton Meyer After being in the COVID-19 high-risk “red” zone for three weeks, Hingham remained in the lower-risk “green” category for two consecutive weeks, but today’s (Nov. 19) Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health statistics show that Hingham is now in the “yellow” zone — which is between “red” and “green” …

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Supt. Austin Explains Why Hingham Did Not Opt-In to MA Testing

November 19, 2020 – Story by Carol Britton Meyer Update November 19, 2020 3:06pm Supt. of Schools Paul Austin explained today why the Hingham Public Schools didn’t “opt in” to the state’s Phase I free COVID-19 rapid testing program when it was offered to local communities. While Austin said he hasn’t received any emails asking …

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