Thank you! Amazing Community Support made it happen!

We feel sure we moved the needle, thank you! At its January 13, 2022, budget hearing, the Select Board agreed to include two sustainability positions specified by Town Administrator Tom Mayo to be included in the proposed Town Administration budget. Mr. Mayo proposed that the budget include a Sustainability Coordinator, to Read more

Select Board Budget Hearing: January 13, 2022, 6:00pm

The Sustainability Director Position will be discussed during Thursday's Select Board Budget Hearing. We count on you! Show your support by raising your hand. Join the zoom meeting this Thursday, January 13, 2022, 6pm The Sustainability Director Position will be discussed under agenda item #3, 'budget requests for select board'. The Read more

Hingham needs a Sustainability Director

Budgets are being decided as we speak. Please ask the Hingham Select Board and Advisory Committee members to include the Sustainability Director position in the FY2023 budgets. The Town’s Climate Action Planning Committee, Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee, and Energy Action Committee all voted to support creating this position and other Read more

Recording: Wellesley’s Climate Action Plan

How did Wellesley embark on their Climate Action Plan journey? And what could Hingham learn from Wellesley? Listen to the recorded presentation by Marybeth Martello, Sustainability Director in Wellesley to find out more. Webinar recorded on November 17, 2021, during the HNZ General Meeting Click to listen to the Recording

2021-11-18T12:51:05+00:00November 18th, 2021|Articles of Interest|0 Comments

Recording: Heat Pump 101 Webinar

How do Air Source Heat Pumps work & what are their advantages? Listen to the recorded Air Source Heat Pump (ASHP) 101 Webinar to find out more. Presented by Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant & Abode. Hingham Municipal Lighting Plant is working with Abode to ensure that your Air Source Heat Pump Read more

2021-11-02T13:27:55+00:00November 2nd, 2021|Articles of Interest|0 Comments

Recording: The role of a sustainability director

What can Hingham learn from Concord? Hear first hand when Kate Hodges,  assistant town administrator covering the role of the Sustainability Director in Concord, shares Concord's understanding of the Sustainability Director role. Recorded on October 20, 2021, during the October HNZ General Meeting. Click to listen to the Recording

2021-11-02T13:15:48+00:00October 27th, 2021|Articles of Interest|0 Comments

Vote Laura Burns for Light Board!

First order of business after Town Meeting: get Laura Burns elected to Light Board! Laura Burns is the cofounder of Hingham Net Zero and is committed to decarbonizing Hingham's energy. As a member of the Light Board she will promote affordability, reliability, and sustainability. Laura has ample experience in public office Read more

Passed: Climate Action Plan Warrant Articles!

At Town Meeting on May 8, 2021 Hingham residents voted YES to develop a climate action plan! The town will establish an 11 member Climate Action Planning Committee (CAPC) charged with creating a Climate Action Plan (CAP)— a recommended strategy and series of actions to facilitate a town-wide “net zero” sum Read more

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