By Morgan Hurley HINGHAM — John Hersey, who lives on a street in Hingham named for his ancestors, has set up for a bumper crop of tomatoes this summer — and he already knows where the delicious bounty is headed. Hersey planted the crop with a plan to give the tomatoes to the medical staff at the Dana-Farber’s cancer center in Weymouth, where Hersey said he received treatment. It is his way of thanking them…

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Hingham Square — A crew works on the roof of the J. McLaughlin clothes shop on North Street in Hingham on May 6, 2020, the first day where face masks are required in Massachusetts. The crew kept the expected distance between each worker and all — including the police officer keeping the “traffic” at bay — work face masks. A look at things to come. PHOTO BY BILL BRETT

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HINGHAM — More than $1,200 was raised through a book sale that Bill Brett arranged with Hennessy News at 118 North St., Hingham, to benefit the Hingham Interfaith Food Pantry, which is located at St. John the Evangelist Church, 685 Main St. It started like so many stories during this time of shutdowns, social distancing, and many cancelled events. Late in 2019, Bill released his sixth book, “Boston: Game Changers,” and was in full swing…

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