Hingham, MA--7/11/2016--Participants in Hands-On World's End, a summer camp for 5- to 11-year-olds, explore at the side beach off Martin's Cove. Activity at World's End is photographed, on Monday, July 11, 2016. There are plans to expand parking in response to increased use of the conservation land in Hingham. Photo by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Topic: soworldsend Reporter: Johanna Seltz

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Residents are concerned about the influx of visitors heading to World’s End, a conservation property that juts into Hingham Harbor.

World’s End welcomes more visitors, to dismay of neighbors

Last year, more than 68,000 people visited the conservation property that juts into Hingham Harbor, and trustees want more.By Johanna Seltz

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Music, food, and fun down on the farm in Canton

Local food, family activities, and a chance to meet grant recipients are part of the festivities at Prowse Farm in Canton to benefit the b.good Family Foundation.

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Should the state hold a deer hunt in the Blue Hills Reservation this fall?

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Hingham’s bathing beach will be getting a makeover, with help from the state.


Wareham special needs program finds a new home

The nonprofit Christopher Donovan Day School relocated on July 1 to a portion of the old Ethel E. Hammond Elementary School building on Highland Avenue in Onset.


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