OPINION: Hingham Affordable Housing Trust “unanimous support for Habitat for Humanity’s proposed two-house development at 302-304 Whiting Street”

July 20, 2020 Submitted by Tim White, Chair, Hingham Affordable Housing Trust (This letter was submitted to the Zoning Board of Appeals) Members of the Zoning Board of Appeals: Thank you for giving the Hingham Affordable Housing Trust the opportunity to express our unanimous support for Habitat for Humanity’s proposed two-house development at 302-304 Whiting Street.   …

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Pushing the Edge with Glenn Mangurian: “Wear a Mask, Keep Us Healthy, Save the Economy”

“Pushing the Edge” by Glenn Mangurian is the newest regular column in the Hingham Anchor. You can learn more about the author below.   June 21, 2020 by Glenn Mangurian I recently read a story about an all too common occurrence. Lori, a lifetime asthmatic who runs a general store, recounted that she tried her …

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OPINION: Questioning The Variances for 302 Whiting Street Development

Photo courtesy of John Speredelozzi July 20, 2020 Submitted by John Speredelozzi on behalf of the Derby Brook Condo Association The town has selected Habitat for Humanity to develop affordable housing at 302 Whiting Street. At one time Hingham was planning to use the parcel “for public safety purposes,” but wetland and riverfront setbacks made …

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Opinion: It’s time to reopen the Hingham Farmers Market to walk-through traffic

July 12, 2020 Submitted by Melissa Smith  My husband and I started regularly visiting the Hingham Farmers Market in 2010, soon after we discovered that I was pregnant with our son Everett. We realized that we needed to grow up, to adopt the routines of adulthood, and to start acting more like the parents we …

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Pushing the Edge with Glenn Mangurian: “I See Invisible People”

Glenn Mangurian “Pushing the Edge” by Glenn Mangurian will be the newest regular column in the Hingham Anchor. You can learn more about the author below.   June 16, 2020 by Glenn Mangurian Yes, I see invisible people. They are everywhere. They walk around like everyone else. They are the transit workers, dishwashers, grocery restockers, …

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