Today is Monday, Feb. 4. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham:
1. Sun: The sun is expected to be in the sky for most of Monday, with temperatures getting into the low 30s. The wind will return again, with gusts that could get up to 30 miles per hour.
2. Distractology: A large, colorful trailer has arrived at Pingree School. It is called Distractology 101 and it has been at the Hamilton Police Station twice in the past few years and now comes to Pingree. Inside the trailer, young drivers get a real life look at the dangers of texting and driving.
3. Sunset: The days are getting longer every day, and over the weekend we passed an important mark – the sun set after 5 p.m. for the first time since early September.
4. Hoops: The Premier Hoops Select teams takes players from all over the North Shore and on Monday night they are holding tryouts for 5th and 6th grade boys for its spring select teams. The tryouts are at St. Val’s Church in Peabody, with 5th graders at 6:30-7:30 p.m. and 6th graders from 7:30-8:30 p.m.
5. Selectmen: The Hamilton Board of Selectmen meet on Monday night at Hamilton Town Hall at 7 p.m. where the board will consider a code of conduct policy, among other business.
To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.