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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.

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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

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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... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
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 14, 2021

Inside Town Finances: Volume 1

The Board of Selectmen’s Office is pleased to introduce “Inside Town Finances”, a weekly one-page publication designed to inform and educated the community on various municipal financial topics.  Volume 1 provides an overview of Town revenue sour...

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Inside Town Finances *Hingham General News and Announcements*
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 8, 2021

Public Notice - Bulow Rd / Bulow Place Update (Hingham)

PUBLIC NOTICE

FRIDAY, JANUARY 8, 2021

BULOW ROAD / BULOW PLACE PROJECT UPDATEContractor: Dig It Construction, E. Dennis, MA, 508-432-1635Work Schedule: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Summary of work this week – the crew completed the installation of 8...

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Weir River Water System
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 17, 2020

Town Election - Nomination Papers and Expiring Terms

Nomination Papers will be available January 2, 2021 for candidates interested in running for one of the positions listed below.  You may obtain the papers through March 2nd, all are due back to the Town Clerk’s Office on Thursday, March...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
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 16, 2020

Police Chief Hiring Process

Last night, the Board of Selectmen started the process of hiring a new Police Chief to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Chief Glenn Olsson. The Town Administrator recommended a process that will include a public interview of Chief candidates ...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
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: December 1, 2020

Survey of Hingham Community Cable Needs

The Town of Hingham is in the process of renewing its agreement with Harbor Media. To help the Selectmen negotiate a new agreement that best serves Hingham's future local cable programming needs, the Cable Advisory Committee has created a survey.

Complete the Survey *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: November 30, 2020

Public Notice - Bulow Road Main Replacement (Hingham)

On Monday, December 14, 2020, the Weir River Water System (WRWS) will be begin a water main replacement project on the following streets.

  • Bulow Road – Fottler Road to Lincoln Street
  • Bulow Place – Bulow Road to Lincoln St

Contractor: Dig I...

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Additional Info... Weir River Water System
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

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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