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Hingham Fourth of July Parade will Go On

The traditional Fourth of July parade, which attracts thousands of spectators from near and far, will step out as usual from Hingham High School on July 4 at 10 a.m. There is no rain date.

By |June 17th, 2019|Categories: Downtown Happenings, Home Page, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Join the 50 Flags Fourth of July Campaign

Hundreds of flags are waving all around town in groups of 50 or more in a show of patriotism and support for the Fourth of July Parade -- a compelling sight. The flags are a real boost to community spirit leading up to the parade and surrounding events.

By |June 17th, 2019|Categories: Downtown Happenings, Home Page|0 Comments

Colorful New Mural Nearing Completion

Visitors to Hingham Square Sunday who were enjoying the beautiful weather were pleased to see the progress that has been made on the colorful, historically-themed mural that's being painted on the back and side of the Hennessy News Building on North Street.

By |June 17th, 2019|Categories: Downtown Happenings, Home Page|0 Comments

Hingham this week: Top Stories

The Settles Glass development in Hingham square is nearing construction. The development on the corner of North and Station Streets received approval from the Historical Districts Commission for the refined plans Thursday night. The plans will go for final approval from Selectmen at the beginning of April.

By |March 18th, 2019|Categories: Downtown Happenings, Home Page|0 Comments

2018 in Review: History rebuilt: A new Lincoln Building graces Hingham Square

The new Lincoln Building, once only a vision, is nearing completion. Work on the near-replica of the former 1859 Italianate-style Lincoln Building officially began July 5, 2017, but the project was delayed for several months . . .

By |January 5th, 2019|Categories: Downtown Happenings, Home Page|0 Comments

Letter: A magical Christmas in the Square

Downtown Hingham celebrated it’s 37th Christmas in the Square on Dec. 7. This year the square shined even brighter with the first Luminaria Festival. The square was transformed into a magical holiday celebration as Santa arrived atop a fire truck in a winter wonderland of white lights and festively decorated shops. Music by local musicians and student groups were heard throughout the square and the classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” was playing on the train vent courtyard.

By |December 15th, 2018|Categories: Downtown Happenings|0 Comments

Hingham’s Christmas in the Square celebration kicks off Dec. 7

Tomorrow’s Christmas in the Square celebration -- featuring live holiday music, giant peppermint sticks sold by Hingham High students, a holiday ice sculpture, a visit by Santa atop a fire truck, festively decorated shops, a Festival of Trees, and other fun activities -- has become a tradition for many Hingham families and others who return year after year to enjoy the warm and friendly atmosphere.

By |December 6th, 2018|Categories: Downtown Happenings|0 Comments

Miracle on Main Street raises more than $15,000

Last week’s Miracle on Main Street event raised more than $15,000 for the Christmas in the Square celebration. Many thanks to the Hingham Heritage Museum for hosting our fundraiser. We had more than 170 people attend the event and over 50 silent and live auction items bid on.

By |December 1st, 2018|Categories: Downtown Happenings, Home Page|0 Comments

Hingham Arts Walk a Success

The annual Hingham Arts Walk, held by the Hingham Downtown Association and the Hingham Cultural Council, included shopping, artist demonstrations, open studios and live music. An estimated 75 artists participated in this year’s walk, selling everything from tapestries and wooden home decor to jewelry, paintings and pottery.

By |October 25th, 2018|Categories: Downtown Happenings, Home Page|0 Comments

More than 75 artists expected at annual Hingham Arts Walk

More than 75 artists will be in downtown Hingham this Sunday to display their work, lead demonstrations and invite visitors into their studios as the town holds its 13th annual Hingham Arts Walk.

By |October 12th, 2018|Categories: Downtown Happenings, Home Page|0 Comments

Hingham downtown parking update; tunnel cap cleanup

A lack of convenient downtown parking during peak hours continues to be an issue, but Hingham Downtown Association Executive Director Lynn Barclay and Police Chief Glenn Olsson are working with business owners and town officials to find both short-term and long-term solutions.

By |August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Downtown Happenings, Home Page|0 Comments