As the state of emergency announced by Governor Baker remains in effect, it is clear that we will not be able to begin Town Meeting on Monday, April 27, or to hold the Town Election on Saturday, May 2. Consequently, we are looking at... Read on...
Hingham Health Dept – Mass Department of Public Health has issued orders to protect workers supporting grocery stores and pharmacies. A few highlights that we are working with our grocery stores and pharmacies Read on...
In a letter to the community on March 25, the Hingham Public Schools leadership team outlined steps it's taking to develop and implement a robust Remote Learning Program for Hingham students during this time. Read Dr. Austin's March 25th letter Read on...
The Town of Hingham Board of Selectmen has voted to declare a local State of Emergency for the Town of Hingham effective March 13, 2020. This declaration was made as a practical measure to make sure that the Town of Hingham is in the best position to... Read on...
Hingham Health Department Health Advisory / COVID-19 update as of 3/24/20 10:47am. 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 Read on...
Today, Governor Baker issued an emergency order requiring all businesses and organizations that do not provide “COVID-19 Essential Services” to close their physical workplaces and facilities to workers, customers, and the public as of Tuesday, March 24... Read on...
Hingham Department of Elder Services is assembling contact information for available resources to provide to our senior population. Please check back for continuing updates. Read on...
National AARP has also suspended the Tax Aide program. We have no estimate as to when this suspension will be lifted. The good news is that the IRS has extended the due date for filing federal tax returns to... Read on...
Last week, Governor Baker announced a $10 million Small Business Recovery Loan Fund to... Read on...
Please review the most current information and resources from... Read on...
Cease of Operations for Personal Care Services Hair Salons, Nail Salons, Massage Establishments and Spas - Effective March 21, 2020This action has been ordered by the Hingham Board of Health, acting through its Executive Health Officer as authorized... Read on...
During Hingham’s nearly 400 years of existence, this Town has always cared for our neighbors and friends. We look out for each other. Our social bonds and cultural awareness set us apart. It is in that vein that we are asking you, for the... Read on...
The Recreation Department has cancelled all programs and events until April 7th., including our Childcare, fitness classes, East Explorer and Bunny Breakfast and Egg Hunt. Additionally, you may have seen “No Trespassing” signs at Fields and playgrounds. Read on...
As you may have seen, Keolis and the MBTA announced on March 17 a Reduced Service Schedule on Commuter Rail because of the impact of coronavirus on our communities. This decision helps to ensure a public transit option for people with essential travel ... Read on...
Due to the office being temporarily closed, no Bulky Waste, Construction or Demolition Permits will be available to residents. During this time, any Hingham resident with a valid Transfer Station Sticker, who wishes to dispose of bulky items, construction Read on...
Key Information & Resources:
- Mass.Gov COVID-19 Updates
- Mass DPH Current Case Count
- Town Offices Contact Information
- Hingham Community Notices
What is Open?
- Police - Emergency Personnel Only
- Fire - Emergency Personnel Only
- Transfer Station - Regular Hours
- Emergency Staff Only for DPW, Hingham Light and Town Offices
- Senior Meals on Wheels Program
What Is Closed? The following facilities are closed with staff working remotely to the extent possible until April 7, 2020
- Town Hall Offices
- Police Administration and Records
- Fire Administration and Prevention
- DPW Offices
- Recreation Department
- Senior Center
- South Shore Country Club
- Public Library
- Public Schools and School Administration
- Hingham Municipal Light Plant Offices
- GAR Hall
Please see our Contact Information for up to date Department notices and contact details.
Public Meetings will be held in keeping with the Governor’s recent Open Meeting Law Executive Order. We are working with boards and committees to facilitate the conduct of public meetings remotely via conference call. Meeting agendas and minutes will continue to be posted in the Agenda Center on the Town website as usual.