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Tour of historic Hingham Cemetery is Saturday

To join the tour, please meet at the Hingham Bell Tower, adjacent to Old Ship Church, 107 Main Street. A $5 donation is requested for adults; children under 12 free. Rain date Sunday, September 24 at 1 p.m. Comfortable walking shoes recommended. The Hingham Cemetery Corporation invites the public fo

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 14:23:00

H.S. FOOTBALL: Hingham back on track

The Hingham High football team can only hope Friday's game against Plymouth North can go according to the gameplan as well as Saturday's 31-0 win at Wellesley did. The Harbormen (1-1) will play at Plymouth North on Friday at 7 p.m. in their first Patriot League Keenan Division game of the season. It

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 05:26:00

Artists wanted for downtown Hingham October Arts Walk

Wanted: Local artists from Hingham and the surrounding area to participate in the upcoming annual Arts Walk! New Hingham Downtown Association Executive Director Lynn Barclay is in the process of matching the participating artists so far with downtown businesses, where they will be based during the e

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 17:52:00

Atlantic Symphony holding preview party at Tosca in Hingham

Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, the professional orchestra that is the child of Hingham Civic Orchestra, invites everyone to join them for a season preview event at Tosca on Sunday, September 24 at 5 p.m. There's a special bonus for people who are new to the ASO. "We had a very nice bump of audience gr

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-19 17:29:00

This week only: MBTA adds Hingham-Boston ferry trips

The T added two temporary ferry trips on Wednesday, while work on the new Fore River bridge wraps up. The extra trips will end as of Sept. 25. HINGHAM - As the last work on the new Fore River bridge wraps up, the MBTA is adding two extra ferry trips for the rest of this week. The T started the extra

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:55:06

Tour of historic Hingham houses is Oct. 1

For more information and tickets, visit www.hinghamhistorical.org or call 781-749-7721. Hingham Journal Tiny houses have become all the rage lately but only for the young and single who can't afford a conventional house. One certainly could never raise a family in a house of less than 700 square fe

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 19:14:00

COMMENTARY: Renewable energy subject of Hingham forum at Glastonbury Abbey

Because our Federal government is largely controlled by corporations that depend on the burning of fossil fuels for the huge profits they've raked in since someone discovered that a collection of greasy black lumps dug out of the ground, and then burned, could warm a dwelling and cook a meal, it has

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 18:30:00

Debra Squires-Lee of Hingham named to Best Lawyers list

Best Lawyers in America, a peer reviewed publication highlighting the top 5 percent of practicing attorneys in the United States, has announced the attorneys named to the Best Lawyers 2018 List, including Hingham resident and Boston-based Sherin and Lodgen attorney, Debra Squires-Lee. Best Lawyers i

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 16:24:23

With bread and the shofar, synagogues observe Rosh Hashanah

On Sept. 21, members of South Shore synagogues will gather at beaches and ponds to symbolically cast away the sins of the past year. The Jewish New Year begins at sundown on Sept. 20. HINGHAM - If you see groups of people casting bits of bread into Hingham Harbor, Massachusetts Bay and Turner's Pond

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:00:00

Cops: Lynn man who robbed 2 Quincy businesses arrested

QUINCY - Police said they have arrested a man they believe robbed two Quincy businesses over the past two weeks. Stanley Carter, 35, of Lynn was charged with two counts of armed robbery. He was arrested by the State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section Tuesday in Boston. On Sunday, officers

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 14:51:54

Waves whipped up by Jose lash coastal towns

SCITUATE - Coastal towns from Plymouth to Hull were bracing for potential minor flooding today as waves whipped up by Tropical Storm Jose lashed the coast. The National Weather Service warned that the distant effects of Jose could bring dangerous rip currents, minor coastal flooding and erosion of s

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 18:09:03

Jose continues to darken New England's forecast - The Boston Globe

As of Wednesday, Hurricane Jose has been downgraded to a tropical storm this morning. It's track will take the heaviest winds out over the ocean, but tropical storm warnings remain in effect for Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha's Vineyard. There is a wind advisory in effect for Boston as well as the

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Weymouth council returns proposed ambulance contract extension to mayor

Town Solicitor Joseph Callanan asked town council to approve Mayor Robert Hedlund's request to extend Weymouth 's contract with Fallon Ambulance by nine months after it expires Oct. 15, but Council President Patrick O'Connor said the proposal should not be decided by councilors under the town charte

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 13:50:22

Kalter: Addiction issue hits home for nurse in Weymouth

For two years, Weymouth-based nurse Katelyn Corrigan couldn't look at a set of scrubs without crying. After all, that had been her mother's daily uniform before addiction cost her her job, and then her life. Karen Corrigan was fired from a local nursing home in September 2009 when keys to the drug r

BOSTON HERALD - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Tropical Storm Jose batters Cape and islands with strong winds and rip tides - The Boston Globe

Eastern Massachusetts residents should brace for a stormy end to the week as Tropical Storm Jose brings "multiple hazards" to the state's eastern coastline, the National Weather Service said. The Cape and Islands region was under Tropical Storm and Flash Flood watches Wednesday afternoon, with stron

BOSTON GLOBE - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Cohasset's Sarah Ordway running B.A.A. Half Marathon

On October 8, Cohasset resident Sarah Ordway will be running in the 17th annual B.A.A. Half Marathon presented by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, as a member of the official Dana-Farber team. Hundreds of Dana-Farber team members will raise awareness and at least $750 each to support

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 18:22:58

The Beer Nut: Widowmaker Brewing opens Saturday

I always thought "Widowmaker" would be a great name for a beer. Well, the owners of the brand new Widowmaker Brewing Company apparently agreed, and the Braintree brewery will be open for business this weekend. Co-Owner/brewer Ryan Lavery said the brewery will begin pouring beers for the first time o

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 16:47:00

Cohasset man in S. Main St. crash last night charged with drunken driving

At 10:49 p.m., an officer was dispatched to 198 S. Main St. where he saw the SUV with heavy damage off the road and resting against the stonewall in front of that address. Police said a 25-year-old Cohasset man was drunk when he crashed the 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe he was driving on South Main Street on

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 15:30:19

Blue Cross Blue Shield's Service Day keeps Quincy employees busy

Employees volunteered time to put together packets of school supplies for thousands of children in need. QUINCY - Thousands of children will be entering the new school year with new pencils and notebooks, thanks to volunteers at Quincy's Blue Cross Blue Shield location. Loud music and laughter echoe

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-20 20:59:03

Guns, drugs seized after foot chase in Quincy Point

QUINCY- Police say officers seized guns, cash and drugs after chasing down a Brockton man who took off running when officers disrupted what they believed to be a drug deal in a Quincy Point parking lot. Five men -- Daequian Ruffin, 21, of Brockton; Jesse Collins, 25, of Dorchester; Elijah Marcelo,

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2017-09-20 17:40:49