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Posted on: April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • As of yesterday, confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts totaled 621,261.
  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation remains “yellow,&rdquo...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Notice of Vacancy: Board of Trustees - Library and Bathing Beach

Trustees of the Bathing Beach Vacancy

The Board of Selectmen is accepting Talent Bank applications from residents who wish to be considered for an appointment as a Trustee of the Bathing Beach.  The appointment will be made by a roll call vote of ...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Notice: Bay Street Main Break

The Weir River Water System would like to notify residents that due to an emergency main break on Bay St. this afternoon residents on Bay Street, Sagamore Terrace, Merrill Road, Fairmount Way, Roosevelt Avenue, Hillside Road, Eastern Avenue, Porrazzo Road...

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Additional Info... Weir River Water System
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Update on Reopening of Municipal Facilities

As part of the next step in our municipal reopening process, Town Hall and the Senior Center will return to full in-person staffing on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.  We anticipate reopening the building to the public on an appointment-only basis at a la...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Update on Reopening of Municipal Facilities

As part of the next step in our municipal reopening process, Town Hall and the Senior Center will return to full in-person staffing on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.  We anticipate reopening the building to the public on an appointment-only basis at a la...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 13, 2021

WRWS System Wide Flushing Program

On Sunday, April 18, 2021, the WRWS will begin our semi-annual system wide flushing program. Over the next 8 weeks we will flush the low pressure service area Sunday through Thursday nights from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM. Updates and the entire plan, including m...

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Additional Info... Weir River Water System
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Hydrant Replacement - Bay Street Area, Hull

Hydrant Replacement April 14, 2021

Public Notice - April 12, 2021

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021, Weir River Water and the Hull Fire Department will replace a fire hydrant and gate valves in the following areas:

  • Bay St @ Island View Rd (H-811)
  • Bay St @ Porrazzo Rd (V-1984)
  • Bay St @ Island View R...
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Additional Info... Weir River Water System
Posted on: April 12, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 12

Volume 12 of “Inside Town Finances” is now available on the Board of Selectmen website.  This issue provides an overview of the Town’s pension and other post-employment benefits (OPEB) liabilities.

Volume 12 - Long Te...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Home Composting Program and Virtual Workshop

Home Composting

The Town of Hingham in partnership with the Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee are excited to announce a new Home Composting Program.  On April 22, 2021 the Town of Hingham will be offering rodent-resistant home composting bins for ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Home Composting Program and Virtual Workshop

Home Composting

The Town of Hingham in partnership with the Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee are excited to announce a new Home Composting Program.  On April 22, 2021 the Town of Hingham will be offering rodent-resistant home composting bins for ...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

A household hazardous waste day will be held May 15, 2021 for Hingham residents. You will have to pre-register through South Shore Recycling Cooperative to reserve a spot. You will need to provide proof of residency when you arrive. 

If you cannot...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 6, 2021

April 6, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • As of yesterday, confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts totaled 607,967.
  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation remains “yellow,&rdquo...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Register Your MySuezWater.com Account

Suez Water

Register with mysuezwater.comEnroll in electronic billing and set up automatic payments via mysuezwater.com. With mysuezwater.com, you can save a payment method, manage your account and view your billing and payment activities. You can also update your co...

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Register Your Account Now Weir River Water System
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Selectmen Set Dates for Town Meeting and Town Election

The Board of Selectmen voted at their March 30, 2021 meeting as follows:

Town Meeting - Outdoors at Hingham High School

  • Saturday, May 8, 2021, 2:00 PM - Town Meeting
  • Saturday, May 15, 2021, 2:00 PM - Rain Date
  • Sunday, May 16, 2021, 2:00 PM - Rain Date
  • Deadline...
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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 11

Volume 11 of “Inside Town Finances” is now available on the Board of Selectmen website.  This issue explains why the Town’s AAA bond rating is so important and what factors impact our credit worthiness.

Volume 11 - Hi...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

March 30, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • As of yesterday, confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts totaled 594,242.
  • There have been 81 new cases of COVID-19 in Hingham over the past 14 days, and a total of 1,738 cases in Hingham since the start of the pandemic.
  • According to public he...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Final Phase: Transfer of Support from Aquarion to Suez effective April 1, 2021

The following letter has been sent to Weir River Water System Customers

March 22, 2021

Dear Water Customer, 

We appreciate your patience as we continue the transition of service to the Weir River Water System. We are now completing the final phase, ...

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Additional Info... Weir River Water System
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Weir River Water System: Final Transition Phase

The following letter has been sent to Weir River Water System Customers

March 22, 2021

Dear Water Customer, 

We appreciate your patience as we continue the transition of service to the Weir River Water System. We are now completing the final phase, ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation remains “yellow,” indicating a “medium risk” of spread in the community...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2021

New Hours for COVID-19 Testing Site at 308 Cushing Street

In December 2020, the Town partnered with mPathy LLC to open a COVID-19 testing site at 308 Cushing Street.  This site has played an important role in meeting a community need.  As the demand for COVID-19 tests has started to diminish ov...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

New Hours for COVID-19 Testing Site at 308 Cushing Street

In December 2020, the Town partnered with mPathy LLC to open a COVID-19 testing site at 308 Cushing Street.  This site has played an important role in meeting a community need.  As the demand for COVID-19 tests has started to diminish ov...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 10

Volume 10 of “Inside Town Finances” is now available on the Board of Selectmen website.  This issue provides an overview of the Town’s enterprise funds and the business-like services that they support.  &...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

March 16, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation remains “yellow,” indicating a “medium risk” of spread in the community...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 9

The next edition of Inside Town Finances is now available on the Board of Selectmen website.  Volume 9 explains how the Town uses the Five-Year Forecast as an important tool to inform the annual budget process, financial goal setting, and personn...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 8

Volume 8 of the Board of Selectmen series “Inside Town Finances” in now available on the Town website.  This edition looks at the different categories of municipal expenses, including General Government, Public Safety, Public ...

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Full "Inside Town Finances" Series *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Town of Hingham Update on Reopening Guidelines

Town of Hingham Update on Reopening Guidelines

State Moves Into Step 2 of Phase III Today, Is Scheduled to Move to Phase IV March 22

HINGHAM -- The Town of Hingham would like to share the latest information regarding the state’s reopening plan and...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Town of Hingham Update on Reopening Guidelines

Town of Hingham Update on Reopening Guidelines

State Moves Into Step 2 of Phase III Today, Is Scheduled to Move to Phase IV March 22

HINGHAM -- The Town of Hingham would like to share the latest information regarding the state’s reopening plan and how it re...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 7

The latest edition of the Board of Selectmen series “Inside Town Finances” is now available on the Town website.  Volume 7 groups Town expenses into three main categories – municipal services, education services, and...

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Series: Inside Town Finances *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 6

Volume 6 of the Board of Selectmen series “Inside Town Finances” is now available on the Town website. Learn how Fund Balance (also known as Free Cash or Available Reserves) is calculated and how it can be used according to the Town&am...

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Series: Inside Town Finances *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: February 17, 2021

February 16, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation remains “yellow,” indicating a “medium risk” of spread in the community...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: February 17, 2021

February 23, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation remains “yellow,” indicating a “medium risk” of spread in the community...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: February 11, 2021

2020 Grand Marshall: Jeanne Murphy

2020 Grand Marshall

The 2020 Hingham 4th of July Parade Committee is delighted to announce the selection of Ms. Jeanne Murphy as grand marshal for the 2020 parade!  The committee had several very qualified nominees to choose from this year, each of whom have served ...

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Additional Info... 4th of July Parade
Posted on: February 11, 2021

2020 Parade Button Winner

2020 Button Design

The Parade Committee selected Ginger Niehoff from Plymouth River School as this year’s 2020 Button Design Winner, for our theme, Unity in Community.

The design showed individuals from all walks of life holding hands and a banner “Togeth...

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Additional Info... 4th of July Parade
Posted on: February 11, 2021

2020 Veteran of the Year

DAVID T. SARGENT

BORN BRYN MAWR PA IN 1945 AND RAISED IN BEVERLY FARMS, MA 

GRADUATE OF MILTON ACADEMY ’63 AND WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE ’67 BA ENG…WAS BASEBALL CAPTAIN AND MOST VALUABLE PLAYER AT EACH. &...

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Additional Info... 4th of July Parade
Posted on: February 10, 2021

February 9, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation remains “yellow,” indicating a “medium risk” of spread in the community...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Inside Town Finances V5

Volume 5 of the Board of Selectmen series “Inside Town Finances” is now available on the Town website.  Volume 5 delves into operating overrides and debt exclusions to explore how voter-authorized tax increases impact property...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

March 9, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation remains “yellow,” indicating a “medium risk” of spread in the community...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: February 9, 2021

The Hingham Historical Commission Annual Historical Essay Contest for High School Students

Essay Contest Poster

THE HINGHAM HISTORICAL COMMISSION ANNUAL HISTORICAL ESSAY CONTEST FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

The Hingham Historical Commission is pleased to announce the 3RD annual high school essay contest on the history of Hingham.  The winner of the Hingham Hist...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Town of Hingham Holds First COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for People Age 75 and Over

HINGHAM — The Town of Hingham is pleased to report that the Town officially began administering the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals age 75 and over who live and work in town yesterday.The Town vaccinated 160 people as part of a clinic held Thursday, Feb. ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Town of Hingham Holds First COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for People Age 75 and Over

HINGHAM — The Town of Hingham is pleased to report that the Town officially began administering the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals age 75 and over who live and work in town yesterday.The Town vaccinated 160 people as part of a clinic held Thursday, Feb. ...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: February 4, 2021

Inside Town Finances: Volume 4

75% of Hingham’s revenue comes from property taxes, which are paid quarterly.  Check out Volume 4 of Inside Town Finances on the Board of Selectmen website to learn how the Town calculates your property tax bill.

Read Volume 4 (...

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Additional Information... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: February 3, 2021

February 2, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation remains “yellow,” indicating a “medium risk” of spread in the ...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: February 3, 2021

March 2, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation remains “yellow,” indicating a “medium risk” of spread in the community...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Hingham Planning for Phase 2

Earlier this week, the Baker-Polito Administration announced updates to Phase Two of the state’s vaccine distribution plan, which will begin on Monday 2/1.  Individuals 75 years or older will be the first priority group in Phase 2; indi...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Hingham Planning for Phase 2 Vaccine Distribution

Earlier this week, the Baker-Polito Administration announced updates to Phase Two of the state’s vaccine distribution plan, which will begin on Monday 2/1.  Individuals 75 years or older will be the first priority group in Phase 2; indi...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Inside Town Finances - Volume 3

The third volume of “Inside Town Finances” is now available on the Board of Selectmen website. Volume 3 outlines how excluded debt works and explains how the Town uses these temporary tax increases to finance large school and municipa...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: January 27, 2021

January 26, 2021 Covid-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) released last week, the Town’s designation is “yellow” indicating a “medium risk” of spread in the community.&...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 23, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update - Call for Phase 1 Individuals

Governor Baker announced that the remainder of individuals listed as part of Phase 1 of the state's vaccination distribution plan are immediately eligible to receive the vaccine.

 The Hingham Health Department is in the process of plannin...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: January 23, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update - Call for Phase 1 Individuals

Governor Baker announced that the remainder of individuals listed as part of Phase 1 of the state's vaccination distribution plan are immediately eligible to receive the vaccine.

 The Hingham Health Department is in the process of planning vaccina...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Inside Town Finances

Inside Town Finances v1 chart

A weekly one-page publication designed to inform and educated the community on various municipal financial topics.

Read On... Current Spotlights
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Inside Town Finances: Volume 2

The next installment of “Inside Town Finances” is now available. Take a deeper dive into Town revenue by learning about Local Receipts, which make up about 10% of our total revenue and include motor vehicle excise tax, ambulance revenue, investment income

Read On... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: January 20, 2021

January 19, 2021 Weekly COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Data

  • The Hingham Health Department is urging residents to remain vigilant against the spread of COVID-19 as the community remains at a high risk for the disease.
  • According to public health data from the MA Department of Public Health (DPH)...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Town of Hingham Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic for First Responders in Town

HINGHAM -- The Hingham Health Department is pleased to report that first responders in the Town of Hingham received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination this week.

On Tuesday and Thursday, Jan. 12 and 14, Hingham paramedics administered the vaccine...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 13, 2021

January 12, 2021 Weekly COVID-19 Update

 

COVID-19 Data

  • As of yesterday, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 417,568 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts, of which 28,588 are in Plymouth County.   
  • Hingham cases continue to rise.  As...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 4, 2021

When Can I Get the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The Town of Hingham is following guidance from MA Department of Public Health. Learn where you will fit into the COVID-19 vaccine distribution timeline. Their timeline will be updated as new information becomes available.

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 16, 2020

December 15, 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

  • As of yesterday, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 283,146 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts, of which 18,723 are in Plymouth County.   
  • As of Friday, Hingham remains in the state&rsquo...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 11, 2020

COVID Testing in Hingham

A testing center has opened in Hingham, operated by mPathy LLC. Schedule a test or determine your quarantine timeline. Full details available

Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Isolation and Quarantine Guidance

The MA Department of Public Health (DPH) has updated its COVID-19 isolation and quarantine recommendations to be consist with the CDC.  To help you interpret the new guidance, the Hingham Health Department has created a one-page cheat sheet. &...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 9, 2020

December 8, 2020 Weekly COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

    As of yesterday, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 250,022 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts, of which 16,564 are in Plymouth County.   

&...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 7, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in Hingham

December 4, 2020 – Last night, the Hingham Board of Selectmen announced that the Town is partnering with mPathy LLC to establish a COVID-19 testing site in Hingham.  The site will be located at the former Hingham Light Plant at 308 Cush...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: December 7, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Site to Open in Hingham

December 4, 2020 – Last night, the Hingham Board of Selectmen announced that the Town is partnering with mPathy LLC to establish a COVID-19 testing site in Hingham.  The site will be located at the former Hingham Light Plant at 308 Cush...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Weekly COVID Status Dashboard

The Hingham Health Department will be posting weekly COVID-19 data from the MA Department of Public Health and Hingham Public Schools in a new dashboard on the Town website.  The dashboard will be updated every Friday.  All cases are lab...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Weekly COVID Status Dashboard

The Hingham Health Department will be posting weekly COVID-19 data from the MA Department of Public Health and Hingham Public Schools in a new dashboard on the Town website.  The dashboard will be updated every Friday.  All cases are lab...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 18, 2020

November 17 COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

  • As of yesterday, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 184,511 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts, of which 13,031 are in Plymouth County.   
  • As of Friday, Hingham remains in the “green” categor...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Weekly COVID Status Dashboard

The Hingham Health Department will be posting weekly COVID-19 data from the MA Department of Public Health and Hingham Public Schools in a new dashboard on the Town website.  The dashboard will be updated every Friday.  All cases are lab...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Weekly COVID Status Dashboard

The Hingham Health Department will be posting weekly COVID-19 data from the MA Department of Public Health and Hingham Public Schools in a new dashboard on the Town website.  The dashboard will be updated every Friday.  All cases are lab...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Weekly COVID Status Dashboard

The Hingham Health Department will be posting weekly COVID-19 data from the MA Department of Public Health and Hingham Public Schools in a new dashboard on the Town website.  The dashboard will be updated every Friday.  All cases are lab...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 13, 2020

November 10, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Tom

COVID-19 Update

  • As of today, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 169,976 total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts, of which 12,372 are in Plymouth County.  Confirmed cases have been steadily rising in MA since September...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: November 2, 2020

Governor Announces New COVID-19 Measures

Please read the state’s press release below regarding the new COVID-19 measures announced by Governor Baker this afternoon. Please be advised that the state will send a code red message to Hingham residents between 5-10pm this evening regarding ...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 30, 2020

October 30, 2020 COVID-19 Update

October 30, 2020 COVID Update

Yesterday, we were informed that Hingham has entered our third consecutive week in the state’s “red” COVID-19 category, which means that we are now considered a high risk community.   The...

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Business Sector Guidance COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 28, 2020

October 27, 2020 COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

  • As of today, the MA Department of Public Health is reporting 149,361 confirmed cases in Massachusetts, of which 11,294 are in Plymouth County.  
  • This past week marked our second week in the state’s “red” COVID-19 category with a rep...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020 COVID-19 Update

As of this afternoon, Hingham has entered our second week in the state’s “red” COVID-19 category.  DPH is reporting 395 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham, with an average daily case rate over the last 14 days of 11...

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COVID-19 Information Center *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: October 22, 2020

October 22, 2020 COVID-19 Update

As of this afternoon, Hingham has entered our second week in the state’s “red” COVID-19 category.  DPH is reporting 395 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham, with an average daily case rate over the last 14 days of 11.7 (compared to a rate of 7.5 ...

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COVID Information Center COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 22, 2020

State COVID-19 Order Regarding Indoor Hockey and Ice Skating

On October 22, 2020, the MA Department of Public Health issued an Order suspending games, practices, and any other on-ice hockey or skating activities at indoor ice rinks and indoor ice skating and hockey facilities effective as of 5:00pm on October 23, 2...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 21, 2020

October 20, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided the following COVID-19 updates at the Board of Selectmen Meeting on October 20, 2020

  • As of today, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 142,295 confirme...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 15, 2020

October 15, 2020 COVID-19 Update

As of yesterday, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) was reporting 371 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham.  The state is now listing Hingham in the “red” category with an average daily case rate over the last 14 days of 9.9 per 100,000 popu...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 14, 2020

October 13, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided the following COVID-19 updates at the Board of Selectmen Meeting on October 13, 2020.

  • As of today, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 137,565 confirm...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 7, 2020

COVID-19 Halloween Guidance

To the extent that individuals and families feel it is safe to participate in Halloween activities this year, please follow the state and federal COVID-19 guidance.  DPH offers the following recommendations for a safe and healthy Halloween:

  • Wear a...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 30, 2020

September 29, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo provided the following COVID-19 updates at the Board of Selectmen meeting on September 29, 2020:

  • As of today, DPH is reporting 129,243 confirmed cases in Massachusetts, of which 9,726 are in Plymouth County. 
  • As of last ...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Hingham Health Department COVID-19 Update and Guidance

Hingham Health Department COVID-19 Update and Guidance

September 24, 2020

As of yesterday, September 23, 2020, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 333 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham, an increase of 12 confirmed cases over the prior week. ...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Hingham Health Department COVID-19 Update and Guidance

Hingham Health Department COVID-19 Update and Guidance

September 24, 2020

As of yesterday, September 23, 2020, the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 333 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Hingham, an increase of 12 confirmed cases over the prior week. ...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 16, 2020

September 15, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Manager Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided the following COVID-19 updates at the Board of Selectmen meeting on  September 15, 2020

COVID-19 Cases

  • Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time. &nb...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 14, 2020

August 13, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo provided the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on August 4, 2020. 

COVID-19 Cases

  • Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time.
  • As of Wednesday, August 12, the Department of Public Heal...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 7, 2020

State Announces New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

State Announces New Initiatives to Stop Spread of COVID-19

Today, Governor Baker announced a new set of initiatives aimed at stopping the spread of COVID-19 in Massachusetts, especially in higher risk communities that have seen a recent uptick in cases. Wh...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 5, 2020

August 4, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo provided the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on August 4, 2020.

COVID-19 Cases

  • Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time.  
  • As of today, DPH is reporting 119,203 probable and confi...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 3, 2020

It's Official! Hingham Owns Weir River Water System

Weir River Water System

It’s official!  For the first time since 1879, after several years of study and deliberation, a historic Town Meeting vote, and 15 months of transition prep and planning, the Town of Hingham officially owns the water system serving Hing...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: August 3, 2020

It's Official! Hingham Owns Weir River Water System

Weir River Water System

It’s official!  For the first time since 1879, after several years of study and deliberation, a historic Town Meeting vote, and 15 months of transition prep and planning, the Town of Hingham officially owns the water system serving Hing...

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Additional Info... Weir River Water System
Posted on: July 29, 2020

July 28, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo provided the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on July 28, 2020. 

COVID-19 Cases

  • Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time.  
  • As of today, DPH is reporting 116,182 probable ...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2020

July 21, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo gave the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on July 21, 2020.

  • Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 at this time.
  • As of today, DPH is reporting 114,033 probable and confirmed cases in Massachusetts, o...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 16, 2020

July 14th COVID-19 Update

  • MA Reopening: Massachusetts remains in Phase 3 - Step 1 for now.
  • As of today, DPH is reporting 112,130 probable and confirmed cases in Massachusetts, of which 8,830 are in Plymouth County.
  • As of last Wednesday, DPH was reporting 281 COVID-19 cases in Hingha...
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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 10, 2020

COVID-19 Beach Guidance

Bathing Beach

With the warm summer weather, many residents are flocking to local beaches, including our own Bathing Beach.  In Phase III - Step I of the Governor’s reopening plan, passive recreation at beaches is allowed under the following guideline...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: July 10, 2020

COVID-19 Beach Guidance

Bathing Beach

With the warm summer weather, many residents are flocking to local beaches, including our own Bathing Beach.  In Phase III - Step I of the Governor’s reopening plan, passive recreation at beaches is allowed under the following guideline...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Town Office Reopening Update

COVID Zoom Call

We have continued to work hard behind the scenes (so many Zoom calls…) over the last few months to provide municipal services remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. While Town Hall remains open to employees only at this time, we are working tow...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 8, 2020

July 7, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo and Assistant Town Administrator Michelle Monsegur provided the following COVID-19 and Town services updated as the Board of Selectmen meeting on July 7, 2020.

COVID-19 Update

  • Effective yesterday, July 6th, Massachusetts moved to...
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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: June 30, 2020

June 30, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Town Administrator Tom Mayo gave the following COVID-19 update at the Board of Selectmen meeting on June 30, 2020.

COVID-19 Update

  • In a letter to Massachusetts municipal officials today, DPH stated that we have been successful in ensuring COVID-19 cases con...
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COVID-19 Updates