Opinion: “Pushing the Edge” by Glenn Mangurian; Are You Smarter Than a Kindergartner?

“Pushing the Edge” by Glenn Mangurian is the newest regular column in the Hingham Anchor. You can learn more about the author below.   Friday, September 25, 2020, submitted by Remember the television game show Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? When watching the show, I usually scored higher than the contestants, but I rarely knew as …

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Op-Ed: “The Safest Return” by June Gustafson, President, Hingham Education Association

September 12, 2020 Submitted by June Gustafson, President, Hingham Education Association To Members of the Hingham Community, As president of the Hingham Education Association (HEA), I keep hearing that the HEA is creating a roadblock to the reopening of our schools. This is simply not true! What we all want is the safest return to …

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Op-Ed: At The Crossroads by Supt. Paul Austin and Kerry Ni, School Committee Chair

September 10, 2020 Op-Ed submitted by Paul Austin, Superintendent of Hingham Public Schools and Kerry Ni, Chair, Hingham School Committee Labor Day weekend is usually a time to celebrate the final full weekend of summer; family cookouts, a last trip to the beach, or a final quiet weekend at the lake are cherished family traditions. …

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“Pushing the Edge” by Glenn Mangurian: Back to School (with Safety and Patience)

“Pushing the Edge” by Glenn Mangurian is the newest regular column in the Hingham Anchor. You can learn more about the author below.   August 28, 2020 by Glenn Mangurian Yes, it’s that time of year again. Students are stocking up on supplies – pens, notebooks, backpacks and, this year, masks. Over 50 million American …

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OPINION: “Hingham stands by those who serve. Hingham supports the Chesna Family. “

August 25, 2020 Submitted by Diane DeNapoli Dear Friends, As with many others, the narrative of some members of the Hingham community not standing with law enforcement has been very disturbing to me. This led me to think of a way we as a community could show our support for the Chesna Family.  I reached …

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Opinion: “New school year can begin successfully only if everyone involved commits to working together for the benefit of students”

August 13, 2020 by Thomas Scott and Robert N. Baldwin on behalf of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents Across the Commonwealth, school districts are beginning to announce their plans for the start of the 2020-2021 school year. Some communities are choosing not to reopen school buildings, opting instead for full distance learning for all …

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Opinion: “We’re all in the same storm, but not everyone is in the same boat”

Photo by Annie Spratt/Unsplash OPINION* August 11, 2020: Submitted by Megan Buhr In normal years, finding childcare for a school-aged child is a stressful and often expensive part of parenting, but school, after-school programs, camps, babysitters, and friends create a patchwork of options. This year, it’s going to be a struggle for nearly everyone. School …

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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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