Friends With Boats

Hingham author Alexandra Slater’s new book “Friends with Boats” is a fun read’

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Cut Fire Fund Awards Scholarships

A devastating house fire ignites a Hingham family’s passion for giving back to their community. By James Hanley On July 11, 2022, the Cutter family’s lives were changed in a heartbeat. Hingham firefighters responded to 4 Mann Street after receiving multiple calls of a house fire. Residents Haley Cutter and her husband Patrick had only … Read more

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Hands-Free History

What’s bright yellow, has four wheels, and takes riders on a trip back in time? If you guessed the Hingham History Tour Cart, you’d be correct. Launched this summer by the Hingham Historical Society, a new street legal, low-speed electric golf cart offers guests a fun way to tour Hingham’s historical sites. Tours are 45 … Read more

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Silver Sisters Unite

Silver haired models

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If Walls Could Speak

A California couple breathes new life into a Historic Hingham home. By Laura DeSisto Photography by Kate Rogan San Diego natives Isabella and Stephane Voitzwinkler grew up in an arid landscape dotted with Spanish-style ranch homes. Though they enjoyed much about their coastal community, when Stephane’s company offered him a transfer to New England, they … Read more

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The Carriage Road

The Carriage Road Painting by Mary Gilmartin Rich colors and delicate brushstrokes combine in artist Mary Gilmartin’s paintings to convey a sense of place. Growing up in a family of artists, Gilmartin always loved to draw and spend time in nature. Her appreciation for the outdoors led her to study Earth Science in college. While … Read more

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Plein Air Perspective

Artist Margaret McWethy’s paintings depict scenes from everyday life and capture the beauty of the Hingham landscape. By Maria Allen Photography by Jack Foley It’s 9 a.m. on a hot summer morning when Margaret McWethy arrives at Victory Park overlooking Hingham Harbor. With the sun rising in the sky, she sets up her artist’s easel … Read more

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Smooth Sailing

Hingham Maritime Center builds community on the water. By Maria Allen Photography by Jack Burns For more than 50 years, Hingham Maritime Center has been a centerpiece of town life. Located on historic Barnes Wharf, the non-profit recreational organization is dedicated to nurturing a sense of community through a shared love for being out on … Read more

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Taking it Outside

Founder of the first black-owned outdoor gear shop in New England, Intrinsic Provisions, Mark A. Boles
is passionate about mountain biking and supporting socially responsible brands.

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Hear Them Ring

A small but mighty group of bell ringers helps to keep history alive at Hingham Memorial Bell Tower. By Jennifer H. McInerney Photography by Jack Foley and Jennifer McInerney For more than a century, a dedicated group of men and women with strong arms and steady hands has been ringing the enormous brass bells atop … Read more

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Hometown Close-Up

How well do you know Hingham? We sent photographer Jack Foley out to capture close-up snapshots of local sights around town. See if you can recognize where each image was taken. Turn the page to check your answers! Photography by Jack Foley 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 … Read more

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Japanese Language Enrichment

Hingham students embark on a cultural journey. Written by Jennifer H. McInerney  Photography by Kate Rogan At first glance, the students gathered in front of the blackboard at the Hingham Community Center may look like any other class-but listen closely and you’ll discover that they’re greeting each other not in English, but in Japanese. The … Read more

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Family Music Time

Hingham educator brings interactive musical play to children and their families By Jennifer H. McInerney Two mornings a week at the Hingham Community Center, it’s Family Music Time! Babies and toddlers reach into their own little bag of instruments and props to pull out egg shakers, rhythm sticks, handheld bells, and colorful scarves and ribbons … Read more

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Fostering community one photo at a time. By Maria Allen  Photography by Brooke Bartletta In a world that too often feels socially disconnected and politically divided, photography has become a tool for bringing diverse groups of people together and fostering a sense of unity. Inspired by French artist JR’s global Inside Out Project, Hingham photographer … Read more

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Chasing Sunsets

Chasing Sunsets By Maria Allen Photography by Kjeld Mahoney At the end of a long day, the one thing Hingham’s Alicia Secor wants to do more than anything else-is set sail. “It has been my lifelong passion,” says Secor, who first learned to sail at the age of 14, cruising a daysailer around Cotuit Harbor … Read more

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