Ward Street Grass Roots

A Hingham organization fighting for rational use of our Town’s resources

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Voice of Hingham Residents

Many Hingham Residents are voicing their concerns to various Town Boards. Read their letters.

To share your thoughts and have them posted here just email info@wardstreetgrassroots.com

Advisory Committee

• Read more about on various issues raised by Debra Morgan here
• Read more about the latest Financial Review by Michael Caplan here
• Read more about the Financial concerns of Joyce Smith here

Board of Health
• Read more about Health Issues from Eleanor Kilham and Chandu Gajria here
• Read more about Health Issues from Crumb Rubber by Jack McSheffrey here

Board of Selectmen
NEW Read a recent letter to the Selectmen from Michaela McSheffrey here
• Read more about on various issues raised by WSGrassroots here
• Read more about on various issues raised by Nina Wellford here
• Read more about on various issues raised by Kate Manning here
• Read more about on issues after the Selectmen Meeting raised by Nina Wellford here
• Read more about on various issues raised by Jesalyn Ferguson here
• Read more about on financial issues raised by Michaela McSheffrey here

Conservation Commission
• Read more about environmental issues raised by Joan Iovino and Mark Schlesinger here
• Read more about the Ward St. Playing Fields Impact on Town Conservation Lands Issues NOT raised at Feb 8 meeting here
• Read more from Bob Blucke here
• Read more from Debra Morgan here
Read more from Ralph Palmieri here
• Read more from Joan Iovino here
• Read more from Kathryn Eklund here
• Read more from Jesalyn Ferguson here
• Read more from Paula Hayes Certa here
• Read more from Ann and Ed Snape here
• Read more about the impact on Wildlife here
• Read more from Claire St.Leger on open space here
• Read more from Karen Cossette on open space here
• Read more about the Greg Torski’s view on alternative Infill material here
• Read more from Greg Torski in response to Tetra Tech’s response to his concerns here

– Attachment Keep the Baby Safe is here
– Attachment Organite Play It Safe is here
– Attachment Organite Product Specification is here

Planning Board
• Read our MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN OPPOSITION TO THE PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF THE ZONING BY-LAW: Recreational Field Overlay District here
• Read more from Michaela Sheffrey here
• Read more from Paula Hayes Certa on Light Poles here
• Read more from Ron Schram on Light Poles here
• Read more from David Alger on Light Poles here
• Read more from Ed Snape here
• Read more from Robin Daniels on Light Poles here
• Read more from Michaela McSheffrey on Commercial Land Use in a residential neighborhood here

Recreation Commission
Read a revised letter from Michaela McSheffrey on a financial review of the budget here
Read Michaela McSheffrey’s latest letter to the Recreation Commission on the budget here

Zoning Board of Appeals
• Read additional thoughts from Michaela McSheffrey here
• Read more from Michaela McSheffrey on changing Residential property to Commercial Use here
• Read more from Nina Wellford on the results of the joint Planning ZBA meeting on March 15 here

Letters to the Editor, Hingham Journal
• Read more about “Fix Existing Problems & Don’t Create New Ones” here
• Read more from Greg Torski on Traffic and Parking here
• Read more from Hingham Residents on converting Open Space to Turf Fields here