Wednesday, April 24, 2013
A roundup of activity for the Hamilton Police and Fire Department. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following activity for the Hamilton Police and Fire Department comes from the Hamilton-Wenham Emergency Center log for Thursday, April 11 through Sunday, April 14. Thursday, April 11 Friday, April 12 Saturday, April 13 Sunday, April 14 For any questions on this blotter, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, March 3, 2013
There's an empty storefront along Bay Road in Hamilton - what should go there?
An empty storefront along Bay Road in South Hamilton is looking for a new use - what should go there? The space at 28 Bay Road in downtown Hamilton was most recently home to Country Crossroads Realty, which opened in 2011. After it closed, owner Amy Job next door at Jolie Tea Co. was examining the option of expanding to create a cafe to serve tea and pastries. But that idea wasn't able to become a reality when it was disocvered the septic system for the building was not able to handle a food service business. Job said she is looking at other locations. Before Country Crossroads, the space was home to Taylor Danielle Spa, which moved across the street to the Shoppes at Hamilton Crossing in 2010. It's recently been home to a spa and a real …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
The arrival of the 100 member "Up With People" cast to Hamilton is about a week away.
The first member of the “Up With People” cast has arrived in Hamilton a week ahead of the arrival of the full 100 member cast. Emmy Blomkvist of Sweden has been a member of the cast since January but came to Hamilton two weeks ahead to serve as an intern with the promotions crew that is already here. She’ll rejoin the crew when they leave Hamilton and spend until December with Up With People and travel to Mexico, Philippines and Taiwan, among other locations. The full cast of Up With People with arrive in Hamilton on Sept. 3 and spend a week in the public schools before two shows on Sept. 7 and Sept. 8 at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School. And when they all get here, there’s a lot of fun planned to match up the cast members with their …
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Meet Warren "Bob" Gray, a Hamilton native who counts putting out a few lobster traps each summer as one of his hobbies.
Name: Warren Robert Gray, Jr. I go by Bob (my middle name). It was confusing to have two Warrens in the house growing up so my parents decided to have me go by my middle name. Street: Bay Road, Hamilton Family: Wife, Shirley; Two boys, Bob, III, age 51, lives in Vermont with no kids and single. Mark, age 49, lives in Singapore, his wife Mari lives in Amherst, Mass. with their two kids (my grandchildren) Taylor, age 15 and Lydia, age 13. Occupation: Retired now, but I have had several interesting jobs in my career. Worked at United Shoe Machinery, worked in supermarkets, owned a True Value hardware store, managed a big box home center, owned a small contracting company, to name a few. Hobbies/interests: Lobstering (put out about six lobster…
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Not a fan of braving the traffic and crowds the day after Thanksgiving at the malls just to get a deal on Black Friday? Then consider the plethora of wonderful opportunities to shop locally right here in Hamilton and Wenham.
Most local merchants will be open and ready to help with your Christmas shopping list not only on Friday, but also on Nov. 26 for the second annual American Express Small Business Saturday. This is one of the busiest holiday weekends and showing support for small businesses helps everyone. If you are not sure where to start, here are a few ideas offered by local businesses: 1. Free hot cider and a roaring fire at Hamilton Gardens Family-owned Hamilton Gardens will be switching gears from Thanksgiving to Christmas decorations, taking holiday floral orders and offering various gifts. “We’ll be dressed as elves on Friday,” quipped owner Stacy DeScenza. Descenza says poinsettias in just about every variety are being delivered and will be ready…