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Hingham Historical Society Dinner Nov. 19

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Join the Hingham Historical Society for the Harvest Dinner Wednesday, November 19, 2014, 6:30 p.m. Members $34.  Non-Members $38. Call 781 749-7721 by 11/14 to make your reservation ~ space is limited. Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865 James B. Conroy will be discussing his recent book and will be…

Marina Evans and Eric Eldering Cornetta Nov. 15th at Hingham’s Coffeehouse off the Square

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Hingham’s Coffeehouse off the Square opens the Thanksgiving season with Marina Evans and Hingham’s Eric Eldering Cornetta. Time: 8:00 pm on Saturday, November 15. Openn mic from 8:00 to 8:30. Come and be discovered!  A new face and voice for us is the widely traveled Marina Evans . She combines strong ,even sultry vocals, unusual melodies and clever edgy lyrics into…

The Year the Weir River Ran Dry

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You are invited to the 2014 Annual Meeting Wednesday November 12, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Weir River Estuary Center  333 George Washington Blvd, Hull   Guest speaker: Brian Fitzgerald Blue Hills Observatory Weather Observer  Recognition Award: Hingham Hockey Teams Water Conservation  PSA’s Please attend the Weir River Watershed Association’s Annual Meeting the hear Brian Fitzgerald speak about the…

Genealogical meeting Nov. 8 at John Curtis Free Library in Hanover

The November 2014 meeting of the South Shore Genealogical Society will be held Saturday November 8, 2014 at the John Curtis Free Library, Hanover, MA. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. The featured speaker will be Seema-Jayne Kenney, a certified Professional Genealogist, whose topic will be “Using MassLandRecord.com” for property research. She will guide…

Registrar O’Donnell Supports Cradles to Crayons

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Norfolk County Registrar of Deeds William P. O’Donnell today announced the Registry of Deeds office, located at 649 High Street, Dedham, will continue to serve as a donation site for the non-profit organization, Cradles to Crayons. Founded in 2002, Cradles to Crayons is a non-profit organization providing our most vulnerable children with the essentials they…

Consumer price index up in Boson metro area

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) in the Boston metropolitan area edged up 0.2 percent during the two months ending September 2014. Higher prices for all items less food and energy were partially offset by lower gas prices. ]Over the last 12 months, the CPI-U increased 1.6 percent in Boston, about the…

Hingham Cemetery Fall Walking Tour Oct. 25

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Hingham Cemetery (c. 1672) Fall Walking Tour, Sat., Oct. 25, 1-3pm.  Meet at Hingham Bell Tower next to Old Ship Church, 107 Main St., Hingham.  $5 donation, children under 12 tour free.  Inside glimpse of the 1886 Ames Chapel restoration.  Also, cemetery history, icon interpretation,150-yr-old arboretum, monuments and burials of note, social commentary.  Rain date…

Cohasset Author Susan Playfair to talk about her newest book: American’s Founding Fruit

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Cohasset’s Susan Playfair – author of America’s Founding Fruit: The Cranberry in a New Environment The cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon, is one of only three cultivated fruits native to North America. The story of this perennial vine began as the glaciers retreated about fifteen thousand years ago. Centuries later, it kept Native Americans and Pilgrims alive through the winter…

Andrea Farretta to be feted October 15

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Happy Birthday Andrea FarrettaFARRETTA FUNDRAISER OCTOBER 15TH Candidate for State Representative Andrea Farretta cordially invites you to join her and special guests State Senator Bob Hedlund, State Representative Geoff Diehl and National Committeewoman Chanel Prunier for a fundraiser at Hearth n’ Kettle Restaurant, 151 Main Street, Weymouth on Wednesday, October 15th from 6:30 p.m. –…