Tuesday, Jan. 21
8:30 p.m. There is about two inches of new snow on the ground and it is still snowing. It is 13 degrees.
8 p.m. Pingree School cancels classes for the day on Wednesday and announces that the Tuesday night theater and dance concert has been rescheduled to Monday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
8 p.m. The National Weather Service adjusts its forecast, moves Hamilton and Wenham from a predicted 8-10 inches to 6-8 inches.
5:45 p.m. Ken Whittaker, chairman of the Wenham Board of Selectmen, announces that Tuesday night's Board of Selectmen's meeting is canceled. A new meeting date and time has not yet been announced.
5:30 p.m. The Hamilton-Wenham Public Library announces that it is closing early at 6:30 p.m. because of the snowstorm.
5 p.m. Hamilton Town Manager announces that an on-street winter weather parking ban goes into effect at 8 p.m. on Tuesday and will run until further notice.
3:05 p.m. Gov. Deval Patrick announced that the State of the Commonwealth speech originally scheduled for Tuesday night will be postponed. A new date and time has not been announced.
11:30 a.m. Pingree School announces that the theater and dance concert on Tuesday evening are postponed and JV sports practices are canceled on Tuesday. The theater and dance concert will happen on Monday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
11 a.m. The chairman of the Hamilton Planning Board cancels Tuesday night's meeting, that was scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Hamilton Town Hall.
Monday, Jan. 20
4 p.m. The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Warning for Hamilton and Wenham from 1 p.m. on Tuesday through 1 p.m. on Wednesday.
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In an emergency, always call 911. A call from a landline in Hamilton will go directly to the Hamilton Emergency Center and in Wenham will go to the Essex Regional Emergency Communications Center. A call from a cell phone will go to the Essex Regional Emergency Communications Center, where you can tell the dispatcher the location of your emergency and they will contact local dispatchers, if necessary.
For non-emergency, storm-related needs, call 211.
To report a power outage or power-related issue or problem, call National Grid at 1-800-465-1212.
For non-emergency police or fire issues or problems:
Hamilton Fire Department: 978-468-5560
Wenham Fire Department: 978-468-5508
Hamilton Police Department: 978-468-1212
Wenham Police Department: 978-468-4000
For outages for other utilities:
National Grid gas: 1-800-233-5325
Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)
Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)