HINGHAM — More than 700 guests attended the 25th annual FoodFest benefit for Father Bill’s and MainSpring at the Hingham Shipyard. The event, held on July 30, 2019, featured dishes from South Shore restaurants and raised more than $350,000 to help fight homelessness in the area — including the construction of 10 houses in Randolph for homeless veterans. Photos by Bill Brett

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HINGHAM — 175 golfers took to the courses for the annual Golf Tournament and Auction to support of IMPACT Melanoma’s educational, support and advocacy programs. The golf tourney raised $250,000 and was held at both Boston Golf and the Black Rock Country Club on Monday, June 3, 2019. IMPACT Melanoma holds the golf tournaments because the risk of melanoma is high for golfers who spend hours out on the golf course unprotected, especially for men…

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HINGHAM — More than 350 people packed the auditorium at Hingham High School to hear bestselling author and historian David McCullough for a night that kicked off his tour to support his latest book, “The Pioneers.” The event was held to benefit the Hingham Historical Society. “The Pioneers” is the fourteenth book by the two-time Pulitzer Prize winning author, whose previous subjects have included the Wright brothers, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the Johnstown Flood. For…

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Hingham — More than 3,000 Hingham voters packed Hingham High School the other day with some 1,800 voting to authorize the town’s Board of Selectmen to purchase the town’s municipal water system, which was operated by Aquarion, a privately operated subsidiary of Eversource. The $114 million purchase will put the water system under public ownership for the first time in 140 years, according to The Patriot Ledger. For more details, see the Ledger story, here.…

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