Tuesday, December 11, 2012
National Grid, which provided electrical service to Hamilton and Wenham offers tips on conserving electricity and saving money on holiday lights.
Here a some simple tips that National Grid, which services Hamilton and Wenham with electricty service, offers customers an environmentally friendly and cost-effective way to light up the holiday season. One of the best solutions for holiday decorating needs is the use of LED lighting. These energy-efficient miniature or light-emitting diode (LED) lights have definite advantages over traditional lighting because they use 90 percent less energy which results in significant savings. “The cost of LED lights is more than traditional lights, but the benefits truly outweigh that,” said Edward White, vice president, Customer and Business Strategy, National Grid. “By using more advanced, energy efficient lighting solutions like LEDs for holiday …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Patch's "Deck the House" contest is giving away $100,000 to a local school district for the best holiday lights display in the community. Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District could get the money.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Christmas tree and gazebo in Hamilton will be lit on a Thursday night for the first time this year.
The gazebo at Patton Park and Christmas tree outside People's United Bank in Hamilton will both be lit on Thursday night with the help of Christmas carolers. And everyone is invited. The event is free and open to the public and starts at 6:30 p.m. There's two big changes this year - it has been moved from a Sunday night to a Thursday night and will include "Music Man" Brian Doser as the master of ceremonies. "It's different this year because we have Brian," said Peter Stewart, who will help lead everyone in Christmas carols. Stewart and Joe Scuderi will join Doser for a caroling sing-a-long at the Community House before moving on to the lighting of the gazebo and later the Christmas tree. The evening will start with Arbella Brass playing …
Patch's :"Deck the House" contest is giving away $500 to cover light bills and $100,000 to a school district for the best decorated home in the county.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District and $500 to pay your electric bills!
Sunday, November 25, 2012
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America — the best “decked” house in the country — the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in Hamilton and Wenham jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16. Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. Our contest is right around the corner, so now’s …
Thursday, December 15, 2011
What house gets you in the spirit?
Is there a house on your way home or in your neighborhood that gets you in the spirit? Tell us where! We are collecting the best and brightest displays on a map to make your holiday decoration peeping easier. We will be running a weekly map with all your favorites included. Leave us a note in the comments section below. If you really want to let us know how great they are, upload a photo of your favorite display to our story.