Hingham considers ban on dogs at Town Hall

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Hingham is discussing whether to ban dogs from Town Hall, and could vote on the question in a few weeks. Proponents of a ban point to questions of liability and proper decorum for a public building. Opponents say that dogs have been allowed in Town Hall for as long as anyone can remember and any problems can be handled without a ban.

The discussion points out the scarcity of formal regulations governing animals in town halls around the region.

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