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Posted on: February 2, 2023

Preventing Frozen Pipes / Water Meters

As a cold weather pattern moves into our area, the Weir River Water System would like to remind residents water pipes and meters can freeze within hours of the onset of sub-freezing weather—if they’re exposed to cold air or drafts. Property owners are res...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: February 2, 2023

Safety Tips for Extreme Cold

Cold Weather and Ice Safety Tips graphic

Fire Chief/Emergency Management Director Steve Murphy warn residents about the incoming arctic blast and sharing tips for staying safe amid extreme cold.

The forecast for Friday and Saturday, Feb. 3-4, calls for extreme cold in Hingham, with wind chills be...

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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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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Investigation Work Rockland St Hingham

The Weir River Water System would like to notify residents of water main investigation work being done in the area of 232 Rockland Street, Hingham tomorrow February 2 beginning at 8am.  We do not anticipate disruption of water service, however, a...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Emergency Service Repair Samoset Ave, Hull

The Weir River Water System would like to notify residents of a water service repair at 53 Samoset Ave in Hull.  While we do not anticipate this repair will interrupt water service, please be aware it may cause fluctuation in pressure or discolor...

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Weir River Water System
Posted on: January 31, 2023

Hydrant Work Phipps St. Hull

The Weir River Water System would like to notify residents of hydrant work scheduled for 9am and 5pm Wednesday February 1, 2023.  Residents on Phipps Street should anticipate periodic interruption of water service.  Residents in the area...

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Weir River Water System
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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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Town Clerk News: Census, Election & Street List Books

Election Ballot Box

Your 2023 Census has arrived

Please complete and return to us by mail or by using the Town Clerk Drop Box located in front of Town Hall. 

We use the information to provide proof of residency, protection of voting rights, for use in veteran departme...

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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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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Town of Hingham Launches Online Budget Override Information Hub

Town Hall at Night

Town Administrator Tom Mayo announces that the Town of Hingham has launched a web page for residents to learn more about the Town's anticipated operating budget override request at Annual Town Meeting.

Hingham expects to seek Town Meeting and vote...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Massachusetts Behavioral Health Help Line

Call or text 833-773-2445 for Mass Help Line

The Massachusetts Behavioral Health Help Line (BHHL) is here to connect you directly to clinical help, when and where you need it. Even if you're not sure what kind of help or treatment you may need, we can help guide you.  The BHHL is a...

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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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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Hingham Fire Department Encourages Residents To Create An Emergency Plan

Hingham Fire Department Patch

The Hingham Fire Department wants to encourage residents to develop an emergency plan for themselves and their families.

Being prepared is the best way to mitigate the impacts of emergencies like natural disasters and other hazards. Families can plan ahead...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

News from the Town Clerk's Office

Town Hall Cupula

News from the Town Clerk’s Office

Thinking of running for local office? The 2023 Town Election season kicked off on January 10, 2023.  This week, the following candidates have pulled nomination papers:

  • Moderator (1 year term): Michael Puz...
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Posted on: January 13, 2023

Hingham Fire Department Receives State Grant for Fire Education Programs

Mother with girl wearing fire helmet

HINGHAM — Chief Steve Murphy is pleased to announce that the Hingham Fire Department has been awarded grant funding to support its fire education programming for students and seniors in the community. 

Hingham Fire was awarded $4,381 for...

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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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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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Posted on: January 3, 2023

Town Clerk Shares Important Town Election Information for Candidates and Voters

Election Ballot Box

Town Clerk Carol M. Falvey and the Town of Hingham wish to share important information on the upcoming local spring election cycle.  

The 2023 Town Election will be held on Saturday, April 29.  

Beginning Tuesday, January 10, candidates ma...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Single Use Plastics and the By-Law Proposed by Cleaner Greener Hingham

Plastic Water Bottle

Did you know that Cleaner Greener Hingham is proposing a bylaw limiting the sale of water in single use plastic containers in Hingham? Under this bylaw, retailers would no longer offer sales of plain water in plastic containers under one gallon. The Town ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2022

Mt. Blue Spring at Wompatuck State Park

Wompatuck State Park

The Southeast Regional Office of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), Drinking Water Program, is in receipt of plans and specifications for the reconfiguration of the public water supply delivery system and public access at ...

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Additional Info... Board of Health
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Hingham Asks Residents to Contribute to ‘Exceptional Needs Registry’

South Shore Regional Emergency Communications Center staff

HINGHAM -- The Hingham Commission on Disabilities, the Hingham Police and Fire Departments and the South Shore Regional Emergency Communications Center would like to share with residents information on the Town of Hingham’s Exceptional Needs Reg...

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