It is Tuesday, Jan. 28. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham:
1. Freezing: Temperatures return to the icebox on Tuesday, with a high temperature of 20 degrees. The sun will be out, but the wind will gust from the west up to 25 miles per hour, creating a wind chill factor as low as -2 degrees.
2. Unemployment: We will get the latest unemployment numbers on Tuesday, when the state Bureau of Labor Statistics will release the unemployment numbers for every community in the state, including Hamilton and Wenham.
3. Internet Safety: FBI Special Agent Scott McGaunn will speak to parents on Tuesday night at Cape Ann Waldorf School in North Beverly about Internet safety for children. McGaunn, a parent at the school, will discuss aspects of the Internet of which most people are unaware and ways to keep children safe online, according to an announcement by the school. The event is open to the public and appropriate for adults age 18 and up. The school is at Moraine Farm, off Route 97 just over the Wenham town line.
4. State of the State: Both Gov. Deval Patrick and President Barack Obama will appear on television this evening, delivering speeches to offer updates about the state and federal government, respectively. Patrick is scheduled to start his speech at 7 p.m. from the House Chambers at the State House and it will air on several local TV stations. Patrick’s speech will start at 9 p.m. and air on all the national networks.
5. CPC: The Wenham Community Preservation Committee, which was originally scheduled to meet last week but was postponed because of a snowstorm, will now meet on Tuesday night. The committee is scheduled to hear presentations about proposals to spend Community Preservation Act money on Town Hall Records Preservation, Cemetery Grave Stone Preservation and an Affordable Housing Grant. The committee meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Wenham Senior Center.
To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.