News Flash

Posted on: February 23, 2024

News from the Town Clerk's Office

Election Ballot Box

Early In-Person Voting Begins on Saturday, Feb 24

Voting will take place at Town Hall from 11:00-5:00 PM and continuing through Friday, March 1.  Full details are posted under Elections and Voter Information.

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Additional Info... Town Clerk News
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Routine System Maintenance Hingham

Weir River Water System Logo

The Weir River Water System would like to notify residents of routine system maintenance being conducted in the Scotland Street area today.  Specifically, crews are scheduled to be on Scotland Street, Polk Road, Palmer Lane, Mark Lane and Fairfie...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: February 20, 2024

Emergency Main Repair Spruce St Hingham

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The Weir River Water System would like to notify residents of an emergency water main repair on Spruce Street in Hingham.  Residents on Spruce, Chestnut and Laurel Streets will experience disruption of water service.  Residents in the su...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: February 20, 2024

Hingham Achieves AAA Rating - Issues Bonds for New Public Safety Facility and School Building

Final Beam Placement in structural steel building

The Town of Hingham secured a coveted AAA bond rating from leading credit rating agencies. This exceptional rating reflects the Town’s strong fiscal management, prudent fiscal policies, and economic stability.

The AAA rating positions Hingham as ...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Select Board Chair Update - February 2024

Hingham Militia fires salute at Lincoln Day 2024

Dear Hingham Residents,

This is a monthly update from my office that I hope will prove helpful for residents to stay informed.   To receive this update and other important Town news via email, please subscribe to *Hingham General News and Announce...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

News from the Town Clerk's Office

Election Ballot Box

Nomination Papers

This week, the following candidates have pulled nomination papers:

  • Planning Board (5 year term): Kevin M. Ellis

The following candidates have returned signed nomination papers:

  • Liz Klein, candidate for re-election to Select Board
  • Carol Falvey...
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Additional Info... Town Clerk News
Posted on: February 15, 2024 | Last Modified on: April 6, 2021

Martins Lane Hydrant Installation

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The Weir River Water System would like to notify residents of a hydrant installation on Martins Lane at Evergreen Lane in Hingham.  While we do not expect interruption of water service,  all residents in the surrounding area may experien...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Customer Service Closed to Walk Ins 2/13/2024

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The WRWS Customer Service Office will be closed for walk in service Tuesday February 12, 2024 due to the impending storm.

Our call center will remain open and phone calls will still be answered as usual.  

Reminder that you can ut...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: February 12, 2024

“Topping Off” the New Hingham Public Safety Facility

Final Beam Placement in structural steel building

A traditional “Topping Off” ceremony was held Friday, February 9th, at the new Public Safety Facility construction site to mark the installation of the last piece of the building’s steel structure. A flag and an evergreen ado...

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Posted on: February 10, 2024

Emergency Water Main Repair on C Street Hull

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The Weir River Water System would like to notify residents on C Street in Hull between Nantasket Ave and Central Ave of an unforseen disruption of water service due to a water main repair this morning.  Residents in the surrounding area should ex...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: February 10, 2024

WRWS Notification Calls - "SCAM or POSSIBLE SCAM"

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Residents / Customers have reported our Notification calls have been coming across as "SCAM or POSSIBLE SCAM"

The number displayed is our toll free customer service number (1-877-253-6665) and this is not an issue with our system.  Each ...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: February 9, 2024

News from the Town Clerk's Office

Vote by Mail Application Enrolled Party

Nomination Papers

This week, the following candidates have pulled nomination papers:

  • Board of Assessors (3 year term): Joshua M. Ross
  • School Committee (3 year term): Timothy J. Dempsey

The following candidates have returned signed nomination papers:

  • Liz Klein,...
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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Wellness Wednesday - February 2024 Edition

Wellness Wednesday February 2024

The first Wednesday of the month is Wellness Wednesday in Hingham. This month we are sharing a wide range of resources and contacts supporting wellbeing and health.

Download the February 2024 Wellness Wednesday Flyer (PDF) for full details

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Planning Board Reviewing Location Alternatives Considered for MBTA Community Zoning

Map Showing MBTA Multi Family Zoning Requirements

The Planning Board’s public hearing to review proposed zoning for the Town’s compliance with the state MBTA Community multifamily housing mandate under MGL Chapter 40A, Section 3A will continue by Zoom on Monday, February 12, 2024. The hearing on Zoning A...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024 | Last Modified on: April 6, 2021

Hemlock Rd. Water Discoloration

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The Weir River Water System would like to notify residents of a water leak on Hemlock Road in Hingham. Crews are on site making repairs. Residents in the surrounding area may experience discolored water and fluctuations in water pressure.  Reside...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: February 2, 2024

Annual Town Meeting 2024: New Date and Proposed Warrant Articles

Save the date!  This year’s Annual Town Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 at 7pm at Hingham High School.  The Select Board voted to shift the date of Town Meeting to acknowledge the beginning of Passover. &n...

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Posted on: February 2, 2024

News from the Town Clerk's Office

Vote by Mail Application Enrolled Party

This week, the following candidates have pulled nomination papers:

  • Recreation Commission (5 year term): Stephen Melia

And the following candidates have returned signed nomination papers:

  • Liz Klein, candidate for re-election to Select Board
  • Carol Falvey, candi...
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Additional Info... Town Clerk News
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Notice Regarding Naming of the New Elementary School

At its meeting scheduled for Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at 6:00pm, the Select Board will review and discuss Annual Town Meeting 2024 Warrant Article BB: Naming of New Elementary School. The meeting will take place in-person at Town Hall and remotely via ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2024 | Last Modified on: April 6, 2021

Hingham Looks Back At a Successful 2023

HFD Honored as Firefighter of the Year

Once again Hingham Town Administrator Tom Mayo is looking back on the Town’s accomplishments in the previous year. And there is a lot to be excited about.

Some of the most visible improvements came in the form of changes that benefit all Hingham ...

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*Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: January 26, 2024

News from the Town Clerk's Office

Vote by Mail Application Enrolled Party

This week, the following candidates have pulled nomination papers:

  • School Committee (3 year term): Kerry J. Ni, candidate for re-election

Please call ahead at (781) 741-1410 to schedule an appointment to pick up your nomination papers.  The filing ...

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Posted on: January 24, 2024 | Last Modified on: April 6, 2021

January 23, 2024 Public Safety Facility Project Update to Select Board

Public Safety Facility Rendering

Paul Kalous, Owner's Project Manager for the Town, presented an update on the PSF project to the Select Board on January 23, 2024.

Paul Kalous, Owner's Project Manager for the Town, presented an update on the PSF project to the Select Board on January 23, 2024.  

The recording of the presentation can be found on the Harbor Media YouTube page.

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Additional Info... Public Safety Facility Project
Posted on: January 22, 2024

January 22, 2024 Public Safety Facility Project Update

Jan 22 Steel Shell

Structural steel erection is fully underway and the top-off will occur by end of February. The Geotech consultants are currently...

Structural steel erection is fully underway and the top-off will occur by end of February. The Geotech consultants are currently performing over-excavation inspections for install of the garage foundation footings/walls. Afterwards, the formwork/rebar/con...

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Additional Info... Public Safety Facility Project
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Select Board Chair Update - January 2024

Happy New Year

Dear Hingham Residents,

Happy New Year!

This is a monthly update from my office that I hope will prove helpful for residents to stay informed.   To receive this update and other important Town news via email, please subscribe to *Hingham General Ne...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

2024 Early Vote by Mail Postcards

Vote by Mail Application Enrolled Party

Look for 2024 Early Vote by Mail postcard applications in your mailbox in the next few days.  These are being sent out by the Secretary of the Commonwealth to all registered voters. 

Applications will be party-specific and unenrolled vote...

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Additional Info... Town Clerk News
Posted on: January 4, 2024

2024 Upcoming Election and Town Meeting Dates

Hingham Town Seal

  • Local Nomination Papers available- January 10, 2024
  • Presidential Primary- Tuesday, March 5, 2024
  • Town Meeting- Wednesday, April 24, 2024
  • Local Town Election- Saturday, April 27, 2024

Local nomination papers for all of Hingham's elected municipal posi...

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Additional Info... Town Clerk News
Posted on: December 19, 2023

Fire Captain Jeffrey Becker Completes Executive Fire Officer Program

Jeffrey Becker EFO Grad

Captain Jeffrey Becker of the Hingham Fire Department has been recognized by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for completing The U.S. Fire Administration/National Fire Academy’s prestigious Executive Fire Officer Program.

The Executive Fire O...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

The Town of Hingham Launches New Citizen Engagement Mobile App

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HINGHAM -- The Town of Hingham is excited to launch MyHingham, a new mobile citizen engagement application.

The MyHingham App aims to enhance communication, streamline service delivery, and foster a sense of community. Through the user-friendly platform, r...

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Additional Info... *Hingham General News and Announcements*
Posted on: December 4, 2023

Gov. Healey Honors Sixteen from Hingham Fire Department as Massachusetts Firefighters of the Year

HFD Honored as Firefighter of the Year

Governor Maura T. Healey honored firefighters from across Massachusetts at the 34th annual Firefighter of the Year Awards ceremony on November 21, including a group citation to 16 members of the Hingham Fire Department for their meritorious response to th...

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Posted on: November 15, 2023

November 15, 2023 Public Safety Facility Project Update

Nov 14 Update Foundation Retention Wal

As the perimeter footings over-excavation, rebar, forms are concrete are near complete, the foundation walls are now fully underway. When passing the site, the large foundation/retention wall can be seen...

As the perimeter footings over-excavation, rebar, forms are concrete are near complete, the foundation walls are now fully underway. When passing the site, the large foundation/retention wall can be seen. The entirety of this enormous concrete wall will b...

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Public Safety Facility Project
Posted on: October 20, 2023

Town of Hingham Awarded State Grant to Support Coastal Resiliency

Whitney Wharf

Town Administrator Tom Mayo is pleased to announce that the Town of Hingham was one of several Massachusetts communities to be awarded a coastal resiliency grant from the Healey-Driscoll Administration. 

Hingham will receive $268,771 to support it...

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Posted on: September 15, 2023

September 15, 2023 Public Safety Facility Project Update

Hauling Soil Offsite

The demolition of the original building’s concrete slab, foundation, and retaining walls are 90% complete. The underground water/steam piping and electrical conduits have been removed and...

The demolition of the original building’s concrete slab, foundation, and retaining walls are 90% complete. The underground water/steam piping and electrical conduits have been removed and the new underground water piping have been installed on E...

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Public Safety Facility Project
Posted on: August 3, 2023

August 1, 2023 Public Safety Facility Project Update to Select Board

Public Safety Building Image

Bob Garrity, Chair of the PSF Building Committee, and Matt Hennessy, Owner’s Project Manager for the Town, presented an update on the PSF project to the Select Board on August 1, 2023.

The recording of the presentation can be found here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRLcHisZgek - the presentation begins around 42:50. The presentation can be found here at PSF Aug presentation.

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Additional Info... Public Safety Facility Project
Posted on: July 28, 2023

July 28, 2023 Public Safety Facility Project Update

Site Clearing July 2023

Approximately 50% of the original large slab/foundation walls have been demolished...

The former building, its foundation, and slab at 335 Lincoln Street have been demolished and removed. Approximately 50% of the original large slab/foundation walls have been demolished and piled. The temporary electric panel has been connected and is now ...

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Additional Info... Public Safety Facility Project
Posted on: July 17, 2023

July 12, 2023 Public Safety Facility Project Update

Building Demo Front with excavator

The existing building at 335 Lincoln Street was demolished today along with most the slab and foundation walls.

The existing building at 335 Lincoln Street was demolished today along with most the slab and foundation walls.  The Hingham Fire and Police Departments were able to take advantage of the vacant building onsite to conduct a variety of public safe...

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Additional Info... Public Safety Facility Project
Posted on: June 15, 2023

Hingham Breaks Ground at New Public Safety Facility

Groundbreaking people with shovels and hardhats

After several years of work by countless community members and town staff, we broke ground on our new, state-of-the-art public safety facility!

From left: State Sen. Patrick O'Connor, Dave Dupuy of Colantonio, Inc., Police Chief David Jones, Fire Chief Steve Murphy, Select Board Chair Elizabeth Klein, Select Board Members Joe Fisher and William Ramsey, Town Administrator Tom Mayo, and Assistant T...

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Additional Info... Public Safety Facility Project
Posted on: June 13, 2023

June 13, 2023 Public Safety Facility Project Update

HPSF Construction Management Plan

The Hingham Public Safety Facility project is now in progress.

The Hingham Public Safety Facility project is now in progress. For the next several weeks, the General Contractor will mobilize materials and equipment, set up construction trailers, provide temporary power, shut down former utility connections, install p...

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Public Safety Facility Project