South Shore Coalition (SSC)


Smart Growth & Regional Collaboration

The South Shore Coalition (SSC) promotes informed and active cooperation in planning for growth and preservation in 13 towns on the South Shore within the metropolitan Boston area. The towns are Braintree, Cohasset, Duxbury, Hanover, Hingham, Holbrook, Hull, Marshfield, Norwell, Pembroke, Rockland, Scituate and Weymouth. 

Each municipality in the South Shore Coalition (SCC) has one or two member positions, but all meetings are open to the public and anyone is encouraged to attend.

In addition to SSC membership, the South Shore communities are represented by the MAPC Council.


All SSC meetings are open to the public. SSC generally meets monthly at the Hingham Town Hall (210 Central Street) on the third Thursday of the month from 1:00PM to 2:30PM. 

Meeting dates and locations are subject to change; please contact the South Shore Coalition Subregional Coordinator, Betsy Cowan, for confirmation.


For additional information, please contact the South Shore Coalition Subregional Coordinator, Betsy Cowan at or 617-933-0746.