Hingham to vote on buying land for combined police and fire facility

“The preliminary design was coming in in a way that I think the board felt hadn’t been fully vetted because we were trying to get it done by the [purchase and sale] deadline,” Town Administrator Thomas Mayo said.

He said the town has until Nov. 30 to buy the property, which abuts the Hingham Shipyard.

The initial design by Kaestle Boos Associates called for an approximately 50,000-square-foot, three-story building and parking garage estimated to cost $39.6 million. The design provided about three times as much space as the existing police headquarters and North Fire Station that the new building would replace.

Opposition to the project surfaced among parents of school-age children, who criticized spending so much money on a new public safety building during the pandemic instead of investing more in the schools.

“I think it is outrageous that this project is even being considered,” said Susan Kiernan O’Horo, a

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Combined duplex penthouse at The Quinn on the market for $3.5 mil

SINGAPORE (EDGEPROP) – A combined penthouse apartment at The Quinn, located along Bartley Road in District 19, is on the market for $3.5 million. According to the property listing, two duplex penthouse units have been amalgamated into the 3,240 sq ft penthouse. This means the asking price translates to $1,080 psf on the floor area.

The amalgamated penthouse unit is listed for sale by private treaty by JLL. According to the listing, the unit now comprises six bedrooms, two study rooms and three bathrooms. The unit also features a balcony on the first floor and an attached balcony beside the master bedroom on the second floor.

The listing states that since two units have been combined, an additional buyer’s stamp duty will likely be applicable to the sale of the second unit.

The Quinn was completed in 2016 and comprises 139 units. There are four residential blocks that are each

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