Posted on: December 8, 2016

DPW Closed December 26

The DPW will be CLOSED Monday December 26,2016.

Posted on: December 8, 2016

Transfer Station Closed December 25

The Transfer Station will be CLOSED on Sunday December 25, 2016.

Posted on: December 7, 2016

Fiscal 2017 tax rate has been approved

The Board of Assessors  announced  the  Fiscal 2017 tax rate has been approved.   The new rate is $12.25 per thousand, a reduction of 24 cents from last year. Nice job by the Hingham  financial team.  ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Proposed Barnes Wharf Lease documents

The attached documents together make up the proposed lease between the Town of Hingham and Hingham Maritime Center for the use of Barnes Wharf.  Included in the document are the Lease, the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and the Harbor Access S...

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Proposed Lease documents (PDF)
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Affordable Housing Lottery for eight two bedroom townhouses at Damon Farms on December 12th

Damon Farm is a new 32-unit townhome development located in Hingham and Norwell, MA. Located off Washington Street in Norwell and 1220-1222 Main Street in Hingham, Damon Farm is offering 8 townhomes, by lottery, for eligible first time homebuyers (certain...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

VETERANS: Please see what benefits are available in the new HOME Act.

The HOME Act establishes a new Office of State Veterans’ Homes and Housing within the Department of Veterans’ Services. This office will advise the Secretary on matters related to veterans’ housing and long-term care, and will file an annual report with t...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

Please support the Hingham Police K9 Program

Pablo the Black Lab and Pedy the German Sheperd

Thanks to Sergeant Glen Shaw (retired), the Hingham Police Department has a tremendous history with police K-9 work. Sergeant Shaw pioneered the program and worked with not one, but two K-9s, “Karre” and “Kanto”. Sergeant Shaw retired in 2004 and in 2007,...Read on...

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Flu Season

Hingham Health Department will use the vaccine it received for homebound and uninsured residents. Call Kathy Crowley, Public Health Nurse, at 781-741-1466 to schedule an appointment if homebound or uninsured.

The Health Department has privately purchas...Read on...


Posted on: January 7, 2016

Town of Hingham receives AAA bond rating

AAA Bond Rating from Moody's, Fitch and Standard and Poor's

The Town of Hingham has received the AAA bond rating from all three major rating agencies - Fitch, Moody's and Standard and Poor's. The AAA bond rating is the highest credit rating an organization can receive.

Reports from each rating agency can be fo...Read on...

Posted on: January 1, 2016

Town of Hingham has been awarded the 2015 Secretary of Defense Freedom Award!

ESGR 2015 Freddom Award Recipient

WASHINGTON ­– The Department of Defense announced today the 15 recipients of the 2015 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest honor the department gives to employers for support of National Guard and Reserve employees.

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Build an Emergency Kit During Emergency Preparedness Month

Person checking off items on checklist to create an emergency kit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 19, 2016CONTACT
Christopher Besse, MEMA Public Information Coordinatorchristopher.besse@state.ma.us

Build an Emergency Kit During Emergency Preparedness Month
Emergency Supplies Will Help Sustain You and Your Fa...Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Arbor Day Foundation Names Hingham Tree City USA, Growth Award Winner

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Arbor Day Foundation Names HINGHAM Tree City USA, Growth Award Winner

Hingham, MA was named a 2015 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management.

The community als...Read on...