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Scituate Questions and Answers


Scituate Restaurants, Cuisine and Local Food

Trying to find a restaurant with the right mood for the occasion? Looking for the best pizza in Scituate? Wondering if there are any 24-hour diners? Craving cuisine for vegetarians and vegans?
  1. What’s the best street or neighborhood for dining in the Scituate area?

    Front Street is our main street that goes through... Read more
  2. Are there any 24-hour diners?

    No 24 hour dining at the present time. Sleepy quite town... Read more
  3. Who has the best burger in Scituate?

    My favorite Restaurant for hamburgers  is Jamies Pub.... Read more
  4. What are the best restaurants in Scituate?

  5. Does Scituate have any good family style restaurants?


Scituate Arts and Entertainment

Hoping to catch a movie near Scituate this evening? Scoping out the night life for live music and dancing? Interested in the latest art exhibitions at Scituate area museums and galleries?
  1. Is there a movie theater in Scituate?

    Mill Wharf Cinema is located in Scituate Harbor. ... Read more
  2. Does Scituate have a drive-in movie theater?

    No drive ins..just the indoor movie theatre. Locaterd... Read more
  3. Where are the nearest venues for live music?

    There is the River Club Music Hall.  Features both... Read more
  4. Where can I catch a play in the Scituate area?

    We have the local school plays but that is it for... Read more
  5. Are there comedy clubs in Scituate?


Scituate Sports, Nature & Recreation

Are you a weekend warrior in need of companions? Looking for the right place to get some exercise in the Scituate area? Want to find a park or playground where your kids can play?
  1. Is there a boating club?

    Scituate Harbor Yacht Club (SHYC)   SHYC is a... Read more
  2. What parks are there in Scituate or in the neighboring areas?

  3. Are there bike paths or trails around?

  4. Are there any good places to go hiking around Scituate?

  5. Where is the nearest hiking location?


Where to go Shopping in Scituate

On the hunt for a mall in the Scituate area? Searching for Scituate boutiques that carry the latest in fashion trends? Want to save money with coupons to local Scituate retailers and grocery stores?
  1. Where can I go grocery shopping?

    Village Market is the local Grocery store.  ... Read more
  2. Where is the nearest farmers' market?

    North Scituate has a farmers market featuring local produce... Read more
  3. Are there any stores in (or close to) Scituate that are open 24 hours?

  4. Is there a liquor store or package store in Scituate?

  5. Where can I go to get an ice cream?


Scituate Children

Looking for after school programs and activities for your children? Having trouble choosing a reputable Scituate day care? Want to sign your children up for summer camp or find some fun activities in Scituate for kids?
  1. Is there a youth center?

    Scituate Recreation Dept is a great venue to Sports and... Read more
  2. Does Massachusetts offer an official child care or day care resource?

  3. What day care options are there in the Scituate area?

  4. What sports programs can my child take part in?

  5. Are there any summer camps for kids in Scituate?

Public Services

Scituate Public Services

Trying to find public transportation in or near Scituate? Wondering what day of the week is trash day? Want to learn more about the Scituate recycling program? Looking for a public library nearby?
  1. Where do I find a public library that serves the residents of Scituate?

    Scituate Town Library Hours: Monday-Thursday, 10-8; ... Read more
  2. Is there a community center in Scituate?

  3. Does Scituate have a Park & Rec department?

  4. Is there a Friends of the Library organization and if so, what is their role?

  5. Does Scituate have a food bank or any other programs to help homeless and hungry people in the community?

Emergency Services

Scituate Emergency Services

Need to contact the police department or fire department serving Scituate? Want advice on how to prepare for emergency situations? Interested in joining a Scituate area volunteer ambulance corps?
  1. Is there a volunteer ambulance corps in Scituate?

    Our Ambulance is run in conjunction with the fire... Read more
  2. Who answers the line when I call 9-1-1?

    Currently Scituate Police will answer 911. There is... Read more
  3. What fire department serves Scituate?

    Scituate has its own fire department and yes I am related... Read more
  4. What police department serves Scituate?

    Scituate Police handle Scituate.
  5. What extra services do police offer to Scituate residents?

    Besides the fine job the Scituate police do in protecting... Read more

Animals, Pets and Critters

Scituate Animals, Pets and Critters Questions

Curious about Scituate wildlife? Got a question about the municipal policy on vaccines and dog licenses? Not sure what to do about the raccoon who lives in your trash?
  1. How do I get a dog license in Scituate?

    You can get a dog liscense online on the towns website or... Read more
  2. What are the local requirements for rabies shots?

  3. Who administers rabies shots in the Scituate area?

  4. Why might my dog be impounded?

  5. Is there a Scituate dog pound or another location where seized animals are taken?


Scituate Health

Wondering where you can pick up medicine late at night in Scituate? Trying to decide which pediatrician is best for your child? Searching for a local blood drive where you can donate?
  1. Is there a health department in Scituate?

    Board of Health 781-545-8725 Department Staff ... Read more
  2. What Scituate area hospitals can I go to?

    The closet hosptital in South Shore Hospital in Weymouth... Read more
  3. What emergency room is closest to Scituate?

    South Shore Hospital is the closest emergency room but... Read more
  4. What local hospitals and practitioners specialize in pediatric medicine?

  5. What are my options for nursing homes near Scituate?


History of Scituate

Ever wonder brought people to Scituate? Wonder why they settled and what made them stay? Wish you could find a local historian who knows?
  1. What is the history of Scituate?

    History (from Wikipedia) Scituate was settled by a group... Read more
  2. What is the significance of the town name?

    The name Scituate is derived from "satuit", the... Read more
  3. Is there a town archive in Scituate?

    The town archive is located in the basement of the town... Read more
  4. Is there a historical society in Scituate?


Scituate Clubs and Organizations

Organizing a new civic club in Scituate? Trying to find local Lions or Toastmasters? Want to get involved in a community project?
  1. How can I find volunteer opportunities in Scituate?

  2. How can I get involved with a political party in Scituate?

  3. Does Scituate have an organization dedicated to the arts?

  4. Is there a Women’s club?

  5. Is there a Men's Club?

Business and Commerce

Scituate Business and Commerce

Interested in joining a chamber of commerce in the Scituate area? Want to increase revenues by networking? Wondering who to bank with? Want to know your rights as a consumer in Scituate?
  1. Is there a Scituate Chamber of Commerce?

  2. Is there a Business Council?

  3. Is there an organization dedicated to consumer protection?

  4. Where is the post office?

  5. What banks can I choose from in Scituate?


Scituate's Local Government

Trying to find out who your elected officials are in Scituate? Think you ought to know what voting district you live in? Need to obtain a permit or license, but unsure where to turn? Ready to get involved in local decision making?
  1. Is there a directory of town officials?

  2. Who are Scituate's chief governing officials?

  3. What does the Scituate clerk do?

  4. Where are the municipal offices located?

  5. How do I find out when municipal meetings are held?


Scituate's Local Media

Looking for media publications or online news journals that report on Scituate? Trying to get get some media attention for a story of article or your own? Curious about whether there's local television programming in Scituate?
  1. What media publications cover Scituate?

  2. What public radio stations are accessible in Scituate?

  3. What television channel airs local Scituate programming?


Religion in Scituate

In search of a place to worship in Scituate? Looking for a community of shared faith and values? Need a schedule of service hours?
  1. What places of worship do we have in Scituate?


Schools in Scituate

Want to explore Scituate public and private education? Need to locate a public school close to home? Unfamiliar with the Scituate Board of Education and want to learn more?
  1. What public school district serves Scituate?

  2. Where is each school located?

  3. How is the board of education composed?

  4. What does the Board of Education do?

  5. When does the Board of Education hold meetings?


Information for Seniors in Scituate

Concerned about finding reliable care and housing for senior citizens in the Scituate area? Searching for fun events and activities for seniors? Want to know what senior transportation services are available?
  1. What retirement communities are in the area?

  2. Is there a senior center?

  3. Is there special transportation for senior citizens?

  4. Are there any clubs, recreational programs or social groups for seniors?

  5. Is there any senior housing in Scituate?


Utilities Services in Scituate

Do you need to contact Scituate gas and electricity providers? Need to get an internet connection? Curious about where the water supply comes from?
  1. Who provides electricity?

  2. Who provides gas?

  3. Where does our water come from?

  4. What cable television and internet service is available?