News Flash

Posted on: October 26, 2020

Update on MBTA Proposed Service Reductions on Tuesday Evening

Senator Patrick O’Connor, Representative Joan Meschino, Representative James Murphy, and South Shore Chamber of Commerce President Peter Forman will join the Hingham Board of Selectmen on Tuesday, October 27th at 7pm to share an update regarding the MBTA ...

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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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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Video: Special Town Meeting - Acquisition of 335 Lincoln Street

The Board of Selectmen have called a Special Town Meeting for Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 12pm to consider the purchase of 335 Lincoln Street for possible use as the site of a future public safety facility.  The video that follows explains why...

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Posted on: October 13, 2020

Notice of Special Town Meeting

NOTICE

October 13, 2020

At their meeting on October 13, 2020, the Hingham Board of Selectmen called a Special Town Meeting to be held on November 21, 2020 at 12 PM at the Hingham High School with a rain date of Sunday, November 22, 2020, at 12 PM at Hingham...

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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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Posted on: September 10, 2020

VOTE - Details on Voting in the Upcoming Election

Voter Registration 

Deadline to register for the November State Election is Saturday, October 24, 2020.

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Funky Feet School of Dance

It’s Time! It’s time to get Funky and Dance! Funky Feet School of Dance classes begin September 23rd!! If you want to register for our year long classes please Register for Year Long Classes. If you are looking for more information reg...

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Recreation Department
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Fall Registration

It’s Time to register for Rec Fall Programs: Register for Fall Programs

•Hingham Youth Tennis

•Kid Kickers Soccer

•ASA Hoops Basketball

•Middle School Strength and Conditioning

•Funky Feet School of Dance

&...

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Recreation Department
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Flag Policy Suggestions

The Board of Selectmen is in the process of developing a policy relating to flags on Town property. If you would like to make suggestions, please use the form below. Please submit your suggestions by September 15, 2020.

Flag Policy Suggestion Form

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: August 25, 2020

Fall 2020 Household Hazardous Waste Day

A fall household hazardous waste collection day will be available for Hingham residents on September 26, 2020. You will have to pre-register with South Shore Recycling Cooperative, and select a time which will then disclose the location. You will need to ...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Roadway Paving - Potential Water Discoloration

Public Notification

Please be advised that the towns of Hull and Hingham will be executing their annual road paving programs over the next month. The work performed may cause a disruption in the distribution system and potential periods of discolored water...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

2020 Road Construction Notice

The Town of Hingham is anticipating to repave and/or reconstruct the entire length or sections of the following roads in 2020. The exact scheduling dates for each roadway will be dependent on weather conditions and subject to change.  An addition...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 9, 2020

Weir River Water System: Level II Mandatory Total Water Ban

Effective Immediately, August 9, 2020, the Weir River Water System will be instituting a Level II Mandatory Total Water Ban. These restrictions are based on an evaluation of current drought conditions and a need to conserve and maintain water supply and s...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

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. While Massachusetts has seen a decrease in COVID-19 cases an...

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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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Posted on: August 1, 2020

State Guidance for Graduations and Large Gatherings

Please take a moment to read the state’s message about COVID-19 guidance for graduations and large gatherings.  Both DPH and the Hingham Health Department are receiving troubling reports of large gatherings, including high school gradua...

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State Guidance for Graduations and Large Gathering *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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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Road Work Notice: National Grid Night Work on Route 228 Begins Tonight

National Grid Road Work Map

National Grid will be replacing the natural gas main on portions of Route 228 along East Street, Leavitt Street and Rockwood Road.  This will be night work with road closures and is scheduled to begin Monday March 9th, 2020.

View Map of Road Const...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

National Grid: Natural Gas Night Work in Hingham

February 19, 2020

Re: Natural Gas Work in Hingham.   ( work order # 1217064 )

Dear City Officials, 

National Grid is committed to safely and reliably delivering energy to our community. That’s why we are replacing the natural gas ...

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