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Five Things to Know Today in Hamilton and Wenham: Aug. 6

An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.

Today is Monday, Aug. 6. Here are five things you need to know:

1. Drier: After enduring some stifling humidity for most of the weekend, forecasters say the air on Monday will be much drier. Temperatures will get well into the 80s.

2. The Vineyard: The is still taking registrations for a trip later this month . On Thursday, Aug. 16 the trip will include a ferry trip on the Island Queen. Once there you’ll have a narrated bus tour plus be able to get in some shopping. Dinner will be at Old Country Buffet. The trip will leave at 7 a.m. and return at 7 p.m. The cost is $85 per person and the deadline to register and pay is this Friday.

3. Hamilton Seniors: The , with Mary Beth Lawton, the new director for both the Hamilton and Wenham Councils on Aging, officially on board. The Hamilton COA meets at 9 a.m. at

4. Farm School: Farm School . And on Monday, the farm kicks off a special version of it for “older kids.” It runs all week from 9-11:30 a.m. and to check to see if any last minute or late registrations are being taken - call the farmstand.

5. Hamilton Selectmen: The Hamilton Board of Selectmen recently began . And readers on Patch . On Monday afternoon, the board will take to the sidewalks, .

To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.

Jennifer Flynn August 07, 2012 at 03:14 PM
Does everyone know the Patton pool BARELY passed inspection this year?!!??! The good news is there is money out there to get the pool redone...there is a meeting Thursday night to request money from the CPA to do it. I AM TOTALLY FOR THIS!!!!! The pool is a huge asset to our community and the park program and caters to those of all ages. Please help!!! PLEASE send a letter of support to this committee through the coordinator, Christine Berry at cberry@hamiltonma.gov. even a quick email right now would be great THANKS
kerstin locherie August 18, 2012 at 09:11 PM
Does anyone really care ? Bulldoze it in and plant a Rock Garden :-)
Michelle Bailey August 18, 2012 at 09:44 PM
I care about the pool as do many others. It was gift to the town and we should honor the intentions of the gift to provide a multi-generational recreation facility. Sorry you don't seem to enjoy it.

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