Friday, April 26, 2013
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Friday, April 26. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham: 1. Reverse: Friday will be a reverse of Thursday, in a way, weatherwise. The day will start out sunny with a chance of some clouds and a shower moving in during the afternoon. The temperature will be in the 50s. 2. Blood Drive: There will be a blood drive on Friday at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School that will benefit Children’s Hospital of Boston. It runs 7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The drive has been happening at the school for the past few years, organized by a local family that wants to give back to a hospital that helped them. 3. Meteors: Friday night is expected to be the final day you will be able to see the Myrid Meteor Shower. It is the first …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
The Hamilton Police Department's toy drive on Saturday filled a sport utility with toy donations.
A Hamilton Police Department sport utility vehicle was filled with donated toys on Saturday at the department’s “Stuff a Cruiser” event, making it an “enormous success,” police said. The police toy drive benefited children at the Boston Children’s Hospital who may not be able to make it home for Christmas, said Police Chief Russell Stevens. Officers exchanged Christmas greetings with adults and children who stopped by the public safety building to see Santa and donate a gift. Santa handed out candy canes as more than 200 toys were collected. Stevens thanked the toy drive volunteers that helped make it a success, plus Kirby Brand of Brand Company, who is also a Hamilton Fire Department deputy chief and part-time dispatcher at the Hamilton-…
Monday, November 26, 2012
Toys will be collected by the Hamilton Police Department to be donated to Boston Children's Hospital.
The Hamilton Police Department plans to stuff a police cruiser next month with toys for patients at Boston Children’s Hospital. The event is planned for Saturday, Dec. 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the station, according to Police Chief Russell Stevens. The department asks that the donated toys be unwrapped. In addition to the effort to stuff the cruiser, Santa Claus will be there to meet children and hand out candy canes.