PJ’s Perspectives: “Let’s all slow down for one minute and talk to one and other.”

Photo courtesy of PJ Antonik November 6, 2019 by PJ Antonik  PJ is the owner of Hingham based Oak Development & Design and host of “Heart of Oak” on NESN. He resides in Hingham with his wife and two kids and will be sharing his view on Real Estate and all things lifestyle. Follow PJ …

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OPINION: How to be a Veteran

Submitted by Dave Sargent On November 11, 2019 in our town, we will hear the sounds of bells throughout at 1100AM. How peaceful that will sound! Should you wonder, this pealing of church bells will resonate across the United States of America this November 11, the day once  known as Armistice Day and the end …

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OPINION: Safe Communities Act

The South Shore, once and maybe still a white-flight region for white city folk unwilling to send their children to integrated schools, is more diverse today than it ever was, and growing moreso all the time. Research has shown that diversity improves outcomes, from schools to workplaces and beyond, yet we know that people of …

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OPINION: No Compressor! An Update

July 14, 2019 Submitted By Elizabeth Moulds The Issue A precedent-setting compressor station is slated to be built adjacent to Highway 3A and the Fore River Bridge. The area is already over-polluted, and its residents suffer from higher than average rates of respiratory disease and cancers tied to pollution. The site is also next to …

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OPINION: Keyes Running for Re-Election to Housing Authority

Submitted to The Hingham Anchor by candidate Bob Keyes I am seeking re-election to the Housing Authority to carry forward my 26 year successful record dedicated to the Authority’s statutory mission: to offer a range of safe, decent, and affordable housing choices to serve moderate and low-income families, the elderly, veterans and people with disabilities. …

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OPINION: From Skeptic to Supporter; Yes on 10

Submitted by: Richard Norman I’ve previously written several articles on the Aquarion purchase. Initially, I was an opponent to the Aquarion purchase. Subsequently, I reviewed regulatory filings and Town and Aquarion prepared materials. I became an active participant in recent Hingham public meetings. I characterized myself as “in the middle” seeking to maintain an open …

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OPINION: Vote for Michael Puzo for Town Moderator

Submitted by: Melissa Tully I invite you to join me in re-electing Michael Puzo Hingham’s Town Moderator. He is the most qualified candidate for the position. Hingham’s Town Moderator has many responsibilities. First and foremost is that of presiding over Town Meeting.  In accordance with Massachusetts law, the Moderator “shall preside and regulate the proceedings, …

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OPINION: “It’s Time for Megan Buhr for Town Moderator”

Submitted by: Melissa Smith Megan Buhr is running for Moderator because she wants to improve town governance by engaging all kinds of Hinghamites, which we need. Schools are falling down. Town properties need attention.  For too long, we have neglected issues, and I believe it’s because we don’t have enough diversity on our appointed committees. …

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