Five Things to Know Today in Hamilton and Wenham: May 15

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

Today is Tuesday, May 15. Here are five things you need to know:

1. Rain: After the in recent memory, we’ve now got ourselves stuck in a somewhat wet rut. Granted, last weekend was beautiful, but Tuesday’s forecast calls for a cloudy day with rain more likely after noontime with temperatures in the 60s.

2. School Budget: On Saturday at , voters that is less than the budget approved by the School Committee. That means the School Committee at the to consider approving a new budget, which amounts to about $420,000 less than it approved headed in to the Town Meetings in both towns.

3. Wenham Selectmen: The Wenham Board of Selectmen at , with the agenda calling for the board to get an update on the local option law that would allow the to .

4. MCAS: Tuesday continues a busy week of MCAS testing at various levels in the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District. Tuesday includes high school sophomores taking the math section and eighth graders at taking the science and technology test.

5. Planning Board: The at on Tuesday, where it will consider , which is designated a “scenic road.” The trees are planned to come down because they are diseased or dying.

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

Robert Gates May 15, 2012 at 01:18 PM
Update: The School Committee meeting on Tuesday night has been moved to the cafeteria at the high school.


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