Today is Monday, April 2. Here are five things you need to know:
1. Weather: Monday will be the start of what is looking like a full week of dry weather. There’s a slight chance of an early shower, but then clouds will eventually clear and the temperature will get to about 50 degrees.
2. Trash: The new trash program kicks off this week, starting in Wenham on Monday. Trash, recycling and organics collection will happen weekly in Wenham. The new program starts on Wednesday in Hamilton.
3. Patch Academy: Want to know more about how to use Patch? Come to the on Monday night at 7 p.m. for . Maybe you are a local business owner that wants to now how to claim your free business listing on Patch, or you are a local non-profit group that wants to know how to add your events to the calendar. We’ll . Bring your questions.
4. Autism: Monday is National Autism Awareness Day, with a campaign called “Light It Up Blue” encouraging people to wear blue on Monday as part of effort to raise autism awareness. Locally, the effort is being promoted at .
5. Hamilton Selectmen: When the Hamilton Board of Selectmen at , two new firefighters and two new lieutenants on the will be sworn in, among other business.
To find out what is going on today in Hamilton and Wenham, check out our events listings.