News Flash

Posted on: June 7, 2023

Hydrant Replacement Brewster Road Hingham Thursday June 15

The Weir River Water System would like to notify residence of a hydrant replacement on Brewster Road in Hingham Thursday June 15.  We do anticipate there will be a short disruption of water service to the area during the replacement.  Re...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: June 7, 2023

Hydrant Replacement Farm HIll Road, Hingham Tuesday June 13

The Weir River Water System would like to notify residence of a hydrant replacement on Farm Hill Road in Hingham Tuesday June 13.  While we do not anticipate the need to disrupt water service to the area, residents may experience fluctuations in ...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: June 7, 2023

Water Main Project Gardner St Hingham Wednesday June 14

The Weir River Water System would like to notify residence of water main work on Gardner Street in Hingham Wednesday June 14.  We do anticipate there will be a short disruption of water service to the area during this project.  Residents...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: June 7, 2023

Wellness Wednesday - June 2023 Edition

Wellness Wednesday June 2023

The first Wednesday of the month is Wellness Wednesday in Hingham, when we share low and no cost resources for residents. This month's flyer features two exciting events and two critical wellness resources.

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: June 5, 2023

Annual Watering Restrictions in Effect - Beginning June 9, 2023

In an effort to stay within the limits of our water management registration constraints, strain on our sources, and to conserve water, the WRWS will be implementing annual restrictions effective June 9, 2023 – September 30, 2023.  We wi...

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Additional Info... Weir River Water System
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Notice of Shade Tree Hearing - 166 Downer Avenue

Hingham Town Seal

TOWN OF HINGHAM

 LEGAL NOTICE

 NOTICE OF SHADE TREE HEARING

Pursuant to the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 87, section 3 of the Public Shade Tree Act, a hearing will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 9th 2023 at the Hingham Dept. of Publi...

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Legal Notices
Posted on: June 1, 2023

Notice of Shade Tree Hearing - 261 Gardner Street (Date Changed)

Hingham Town Seal

TOWN OF HINGHAM

 LEGAL NOTICE

 NOTICE OF SHADE TREE HEARING

Pursuant to the provisions of M.G.L. Chapter 87, section 3 of the Public Shade Tree Act, a hearing will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 16th 2023 at the Hingham Dept. of Publ...

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Legal Notices
Posted on: May 31, 2023

Flushing Thursday June 1 Liberty Pole Neighborhood

The Weir River Water system would like to notify residents that we will be flushing hydrants in the Liberty Pole neighborhood tomorrow night Thursday June 1, 2023 beginning at 8 pm.    All residents should be aware that flushing...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: May 30, 2023

Service Repair on Camelot Drive - Disruption of Water

The Weir River Water Service would like to notify the residents of Camelot Drive from Blackhorse Lane to the culdesac of a service repair.  This repair will cause a short disruption of water service.  Residents in the area may also exper...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Board of Assessors: Cyclical Property Inspections Ongoing

assessors office car identification

In accordance with Department of Revenue guidelines, the Assessors are required to inspect all properties at least once every ten years. 

The Hingham Board of Assessors' office have contracted VISION Government Solutions to conduct the ne...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: May 22, 2023

50 Flags Campaign Begins

50 Flags Hingham

Hingham's 50 Flags Campaign is on again this year for the 12th consecutive year. Our inventory is 20,000 flags, and we'd love to see them all flying in Hingham for the 2 weeks around the 4th!

Additional Info... 4th of July Parade
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Dana-Farber's Sun Safety/Skin Cancer Prevention Van

Sun Safety Van

Dana-Farber's Sun Safety/Skin Cancer Prevention Program works to reduce the incidence of skin cancer in Massachusetts through free education and free skin cancer screenings for the public. The Dana Farber Van will be coming to the Scituate Senior...

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Additional Info... Board of Health
Posted on: May 16, 2023

Voluntary Water Restriction

Good Morning,

 

In the wake of Monday night’s house fire on Q Street in Hull the Weir River Water System is asking all residents to voluntarily restrict outdoor water use for the next 48 hours to allow our tanks to recover.  We a...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Hull House Fire

The Weir River Water System would like notify residents that due to a large house fire on Q Street in Hull residents may experience fluctuations in pressure or discolored water.  We ask residents to refrain from outdoor watering for 24 to 48 hour...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Calling All Citizens – Hingham Needs You

Town Hall in Spring

Citizen engagement and voluntarism are at the core of Hingham’s character.  As with our commitment to Open Town Meeting, ours is a community where citizens assume the responsibilities of self-governance by serving on Town boards and committees. &...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: May 12, 2023

Hingham Police Department SRO Recognized as School Resource Officer of the Year

Officer Robert Ramsey SRO Award

Chief David Jones is pleased to announce that Hingham Police Department's Officer Robert Ramsey has been recognized by the Massachusetts Juvenile Police Officers Association (MJPOA) as School Resource Officer of the Year.  

Officer Ramsey...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: May 3, 2023

Wellness Wednesday - May 2023 Edition

Wellness Wednesday May 2023

The first Wednesday of the month is Wellness Wednesday in Hingham.  The Health Department is pleased to share this month's collection of helpful resources for residents.

Download the May 2023 Wellness Wednesday Flyer (PDF) for full detail...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: April 26, 2023

Residents Invited to Provide Feedback as Town Evaluates Accessibility Needs

Front Stairway

Community members are invited to provide their feedback on the Town of Hingham's draft plan for improving accessibility for those with disabilities.

Hingham's draft Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan outlines a wide r...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: April 21, 2023

Hingham Police Department Reminds Residents of Exceptional Needs Registry

Hingham Police Department Patch

Chief David Jones and the Hingham Police Department would like to remind residents of the department's Exceptional Needs Registry, which ensures residents with cognitive or physical impairments have their needs met in the event of a public safety...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: April 5, 2023

Parade Button 2023 - Winner Announced

Parade Button showing people watching fireworks

We were excited to see more than 100 button designs submitted this year.  The 2023 design winner is William Donovan from Plymouth River School.  William captured this year’s theme by depicting four friends overlooking Hingham H...

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4th of July Parade
Posted on: April 5, 2023

Wellness Wednesday - April 2023 Edition

Wellness Wednesday April 2023

The first Wednesday of the month is Wellness Wednesday in Hingham, and we've assembled a collection of free resources to support residents' wellness in the month of April. 

Download the April 2023 Wellness Wednesday Flyer (PDF) f...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: March 22, 2023

Support Group Resources

Support Group Resources News

The Hingham Health Department offers a listing of support group resources

Hope Floats: This group is for anyone who is experiencing the loss of a loved one to suicide. This is a peer-led support group. Registration is required. Contact Denise Brack or Liz ...

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Additional Info... Board of Health
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Author and Historian Jon Meacham's Lecture to be Aired by Local Media Station

John Meacham

HINGHAM -- Town Administrator Tom Mayo and The Hingham Historical Commission are pleased to announce the 2022 Virginia Tay Memorial Lecture Series event, which featured presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham, will be aired on...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: March 1, 2023

Wellness Wednesday - March 2023 Edition

Wellness Wednesday flyer showing programs in related file

The first Wednesday of the month is Wellness Wednesday in Hingham, and we've assembled a collection of free resources to support residents' wellness in the month of March. 

Download the March 2023 Wellness Wednesday Flyer (PDF) for full d...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: February 17, 2023

Revision to Regulations Governing Residential Swimming Pools

Town Seal Red on Gray 2 x 3

Effective February 16, 2023 the Board of Health unanimously voted to change the definition of a Swimming Pool in the Regulations Governing Residential Swimming Pools.  The board voted to add or depth of two feet or more. The new definition will b...

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Additional Info... Board of Health
Posted on: February 14, 2023

Fire Department Awarded Federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant

Red Ambulance at harbor

Chief Steve Murphy is pleased to announce that the Hingham Fire Department has been awarded an Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The approximately $115,000 grant will fund the majority of the cost of ...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: February 2, 2023

Wellness Wednesday - February 2023 Edition

Wellness Wednesday January 2023

The first Wednesday of the month is Wellness Wednesday in Hingham, and we've assembled a collection of free resources to support residents' wellness in the month of February. 

Download the January 2023 Wellness Wednesday Flyer (P...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Town of Hingham Reflects on Highlights and Achievements in 2022

Town Hall in Spring with Lampost

With the new year underway, Town Administrator Tom Mayo and the Town of Hingham are reflecting upon the town's achievements from 2022. 

The town made strides in several key areas in 2022, including toward a more sustainable and climate-friendly fu...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Health Department Welcomes New Contract Social Worker

Hingham Town Hall

Town Administrator Tom Mayo is pleased to announce that the Hingham Health Department is welcoming a new social worker to its team. 

Justin Cancel began his new role as a contract social worker on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

Cancel will be available to the...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Statement from the Town of Hingham

Hingham Town Seal

Sunday marked the Lunar New Year- a time that should be a joyous celebration in our community. This is a time when all members of our community should feel safe, secure and welcome. Yet our nation has just experienced 39 mass shootings so far in ...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Hingham Family Donates to Hingham Fire Department After Loss of Home

Cutter Family and Hingham Officials in front of firetruck

The Hingham Fire Department welcomed the Cutter family, whose home was destroyed in a large fire on Mann Street last summer, to the Hingham Fire Headquarters over the weekend. Late last year, the Cutters established the Cut Fire Fund in the wake of their ...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: January 6, 2023

Revised Recycling and Dumpster Requirements For Residents and Businesses

Hingham Town Seal

The Board of Health revised the Recycling and Dumpster Requirements for Residents and Businesses within the Town of Hingham on January 4, 2023. The vote was to remove the requirement that all commercial rubbish/recycling haulers submit an itemized report ...

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Updated Regulations (PDF) Board of Health
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Wellness Wednesday - January 2023 Edition

Wellness Wednesday January 2023

The first Wednesday of every month is Wellness Wednesday in Hingham. The Town is pleased to share a variety of mental health and wellness resources and recommendations for the month of January! 

Download the January 2023 Wellness Wednesday Flyer (...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*