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Shining a light on Hingham news

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Shining a light on Hingham news

The Harborlight

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7 Local Stores in the South Shore that are a Must-Visit for Any Holiday Shopper

Assembly (Hingham)

The Assembly storefront (Photo creds: Hingham Anchor)

Assembly is a small boutique in downtown Hingham that offers a variety of high-quality clothes for both men and women. In addition to the clothing, Assembly also offers silverware sets, cookbooks, and custom greeting cards. Although some of the articles of clothing come with a price tag, Assembly’s quality and style undoubtedly make it a perfect shopping location this holiday season. Senior Emma Falb loves Assembly, saying, “I can always find something that I like there.”





Carolann’s (Hingham)

Carolann’s storefront in downtown Hingham (Photo creds: Hingham Anchor)

Carolann’s has been a staple of Hingham retail for many years, and still continues to be a go-to location for holiday shoppers. There is no shortage of potential gifts being offered, including clothing, toys, books, and home decor. Carolann’s has great options for all ages at an affordable price, and should not go unnoticed in any holiday shopper’s journey. Senior Aerin O’Neill has been going to Carolann’s, “since [she] was a kid”. “I love looking around at all the items in the store,” she says.






Meetinghouse Mill Gift shop (Weymouth)

This small gift shop may not seem like much, but it offers a range of trinkets that suit the desires of any local shopper. The Meetinghouse Mill Gift Shop has numerous locally themed items such as shirts and hats, as well as tasteful candles and jewelry. New designs appear often, and the customer service is top notch. A great option when looking for smaller gifts.

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Jackson Square Artisans (Weymouth)

For anyone searching for locally crafted goods, check out Jackson Square Artisans! This is a small shop that features the craftsmanship of 41 local artisans. They offer quilts, jewelry, home decor, paintings, and much more. The prices are very reasonable, and there is no better way to support local artisans than including locations such as these in your holiday shopping.

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William James Gifts (Quincy)

William and James gifts is a family owned business that has many options that can satisfy holiday needs. Need some amenities? Candles? Flowers? Food gift baskets? William and James is the perfect place for you. Especially at this time of year, you are sure to stumble upon a sale at the store, so all the more reason to go and check it out!

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Salt and Branch (Quincy)

For any candle collectors, look no further this holiday season than Salt and Branch in Quincy! This locally owned store offers every type of candle you could imagine, including premium scents such as lavender driftwood and Mediterranean fig. On top of the wonderful collection of candles offered, Salt and Branch also carries their own perfume. If you want to make your home more inviting this holiday season, make sure to pay a visit to Salt and Branch!

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Darilynn’s Home Presence (Cohasset)

This local shop boasts an impressive array of products from a number of the finest companies from across the country, such as Simon Pearce, Reed and Barton, and Vietri. The perfect gift for any occasion can be found inside, whether it be a bracelet, vase, T-shirt, or gift basket. Darilynn’s Home Presence has been a staple in Cohasset for years, and shoppers have fallen in love with the tasteful options that they can choose from for the holidays. An added bonus is the complimentary gift wrapping for any customer!

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