No one should have to choose between their health and their vote.

Voters in the Commonwealth deserve to have a no-excuse mail-in ballot option this year for every election. No one should be forced to choose between their health and their vote. Tomorrow, the Joint Committee on Election Laws is holding a hearing on bills relative to election administration in response to COVID-19, including S.2653, which would …

Is it time to reopen America?

Our local media publisher, Gatehouse (Patriot Ledger, Hingham Journal, all the Mariners and others) asked, "Is it time to reopen America?" I submitted an answer, and they published it today: https://hingham.wickedlocal.com/opinion/20200430/is-it-time-to-reopen-america-heres-what-you-said //No. It’s not time to reopen America. A government for the people should prioritize the health and well-being of people above all other concerns. …

Trash Pickup BINGO!

Green square with banner in the corner which reads, "Trash Pickup Bingo" and indicates that this week's trash targets are 1. Pen or pencil, 2. Plastic bag, 3. Foil wrapper, 4. Water bottle, 5. Glove, 6. Lottery ticket. My son and I have really enjoyed making a game out of taking walks and picking up …

Trash Pickup Walk

Being home is getting harder, so this morning, we took a trash pickup walk, which felt both useful and, because we were looking at the landscape from a different angle, a little like an adventure. Photo of Melissa and son Ev holding a bag if trash in downtown Hingham.

COVID-19 Q&A Update

with Dr. Katie McBrine Join us again for another Q&A with Dr. Katie McBrine! In the two weeks since we talked with Katie and Dr. Robbie Goldstein, much has changed. Bring your questions and get some answers. We've moved to Google Hangouts Meet because AI-generated captioning is included in every meeting, and we want to …