News Flash

Posted on: November 4, 2019

Hingham's Athletic Fields and Outdoor Courts Study

The Town of Hingham is developing an Athletic Fields and Outdoor Tennis and Basketball Court Study. Please take a few moments to participate in the Survey. Please check out our Flyer for more information:  Fields and Courts Survey Flyer

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Recreation Department
Posted on: November 1, 2019

BoH proposing to update Supplemental Rules and Regulations for the Disposal of Sanitary Sewage

The Town of Hingham, Board of Health is proposing to update the Town’s Supplemental Rules and Regulations for the Disposal of Sanitary Sewage.  

The proposed changes were voted on at the 10-24-19 public meeting to be posted on the town&a...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Roadways and Leaves: Don't Blow It

Dont Blow It leaves in storm drain graphic w WS banner

Don’t blow, sweep or dump grass clippings and yard waste into streets or storm drains. Leaves in storm drains create blockages which can cause flooding. Storm drains also go directly into our water bodies without any filtration. Fall leaves cont...

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WaterSmart and the North & South Rivers Watershed Public Works
Posted on: October 23, 2019

Public Forums: Town of Hingham Master Plan Update

The Master Plan Committee invites you to participate in one of the Master Plan Visioning events to share your thoughts and ideas to help create a shared vision and identify goals for Hingham’s future.  In small groups we will discuss yo...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Town of Hingham to Conduct Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitations

Town of Hingham to conduct Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitations

On behalf of the Town of Hingham, National Water Main Cleaning Co. will be performing sanitary sewer system rehabilitations in select areas of town.  This work will be conducted October thr...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Temporary Ban on the Sale of All Vaping Products

MA Vape Ban

On September 24, 2019, Governor Charles D. Baker declared a public health emergency in the Commonwealth due to severe lung disease associated with the use of e-cigarettes and vaping products, and the epidemic of e-cigarette use among youth. 

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Additional Info... Board of Health
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Hingham Health Department Warns About the Dangers of Vaping

Nearly half of Massachusetts high school students have tried e-cigarettes at least once and nearly one quarter of them reported using e-cigarettes in the past 30 days, a rate nine times higher than adults, according to the latest statewide data on the hea...

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Additional Info from the CDC... Board of Health
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Hingham $2 Million for Dredging the Inner Harbor

Harbormaster, Ken Corson, receiving $2 Million grant Award from Lt. Governor Karyn Polito

HINGHAM — - Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined Town Manager Thomas Mayo and other state and local officials to announce $3.6 million in Massachusetts Dredging Program grants to four communities, including a $2 million award for work on Hingham&...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

The Problem of Dog Waste on the South Shore

The Problem of Dog Waste on the South Shore

On the South Shore alone, we have more than 16,000 registered dogs from Weymouth to Kingston. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average dog produces approximately ¾ pound of waste per day. If you do the math, that&...

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Additional Info... Public Works
Posted on: June 11, 2019

Plastic Bag Reduction Bylaw

Effective November 1, 2019 the town has voted to reduce the common use of plastic check bags and promote the use of reusable bags. This new by law will be enforced by the Health DepartmentNo Store in Hingham shall provide to any customer a Sing...

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Plastic Bag Reduction Bylaw (PDF) Board of Health
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Road Construction: 2019 Preliminary Construction Notice

Town of Hingham Engineering Department

Construction Notice

April 3, 2019

To Whom It May Concern:

The Town of Hingham is anticipating to repave and/or reconstruct the entire length or sections of the following roads in 2019. The exact scheduling dates for each...

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