Monday, November 19, 2012
Tell us which photo you think best represents Hamilton-Wenham Patch
We asked, you answered and we received some great entries to our Hamilton-Wenham Patch Facebook page cover photo contest. Voting opens today, so, scroll through our photos, pick your choice to win and tell us which in the comments section by indicating the picture number. One vote per person, please. Voting will end at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 21. The winner will be announced Monday morning, Nov. 26. And don't forget, we’ve added a little incentive: the winning submission will receive a $50 gift card plus bragging rights that their photo is the top of our Facebook page! Happy voting and thank you everyone for your submissions!
Friday, November 16, 2012
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Friday, Nov. 16. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham: 1. Sun: Another great fall day is in store on Friday with sunny skies forecasted along with temperatures again into the 40s. 2. Dick Eddy: The longtime volunteer behind events such as Kite Day will be honored on Friday – it is Dick Eddy Day at the Wenham Senior Center. The event starts at noon and will include visits from state Senator Bruce Tarr and state Rep. Brad Hill with legislative citations plus the Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator with a municipal proclamation. 3. Facebook: If you want a chance to have your photo featured at the top of the Hamilton-Wenham Patch Facebook page, the deadline to submit a photo is noon on Friday. 4. Ballots…
Monday, November 12, 2012
Upload a picture taken by you that best represents Hamilton and Wenham.
Our readers are our site’s biggest assets and when we were thinking about what photo to use for the top of our Hamilton-Wenham Patch Facebook page, we figured we’d leave it up to you. We are inviting you to share your favorite photo of your hometown. So readers, now is your chance to get your best town photo out there for all to see! Upload a picture taken by you that you think best represents the towns of Hamilton and Wenham. The winning photo will be the featured photo at the top of the Hamilton-Wenham Patch’s Facebook page. You have until noon on Friday, Nov. 16 to upload a photo you think best represents Danvers. Here’s how to enter: Simply click the green "Upload Your Photos and Videos" button above and upload your image (but first …
Sunday, August 19, 2012
A Hamilton man used social media to have a martini ready for him on time, and how he ordered it, on Friday night.
A Hamilton man said his social media network delivered for him on Friday by having a martini ready for him when he saddled up to the bar at 15 Walnut Bistro. Will Burns, chief executive officer at advertising company Ideasicle, on Friday posted a request, aimed at 15 Walnut, on his Facebook page: “I'd like the following drink prepared, already on the bar, and ready for me at exactly 5:00: Plymouth martini, up, olive, dry as a bone, shaken like your life depends on it. I'll be wearing the "Nothing is unthinkable" T-shirt in my profile pic. Good luck. Oh, and you can keep the change." And that is what happened, Burns said on Saturday morning. “The bartender (Matt Blanchard) heard about my post from a friend of his who took a picture of her …
Friday, March 2, 2012
The high school and community were safe on Thursday after concerning statements by a former high school students were found posted on Facebook.
Hamilton police say they are investigating “concerning statements” that were posted to Facebook by a Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School graduate on Thursday. “They were very general,” said Hamilton Police Lt. Scott Janes. “They were not specific to anyone.” The statements were first reported to high school administrators, according to a phone and e-mail message sent to high school parents by Assistant High School Principal Bryan Menegoni at about noon on Thursday. “As a precautionary step, the high school and middle school administration, in conjunction with the Hamilton police department, immediately ensured the safety of the students on campus,” Menegoni said in his message. Menegoni also said that the former student is safe and “and …
Monday, August 22, 2011
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Are you or your student headed off to college this fall? Beat being homesick by staying in touch with what's happening back at home in Hamilton and Wenham. There are several ways to take Patch with you, and it won't take up much space when you're packing: 1. Sign up for our free, daily newsletter. You can find the sign-up by selecting “Get the Newsletter” under the “Follow this Patch” drop-down menu in the upper-right corner of our website. We’ll send you the latest headlines, announcements and events – and we won’t share your information or send you spam. 2. If you have an iPhone or Andriod phone, download our application. You’ll find the most recent headlines, events and Twitter updates. 3. Speaking of Twitter, follow @HamWenPatch. We …
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Social Media Saturday takes a look at what was hot on local social media in the past week.
Here at Hamilton-Wenham Patch, social media is a big deal. It's how we interact with you, answer your questions and get to see what's on your mind. Social Media Saturday is a weekly feature where we highlight your questions and thoughts you've shared on Facebook and other social media throughout the past week. We'll also point you to some new and interesting pages you may not have known about before. Overheard - A story about Wenham Selectmen considering closing a section of School Street to improve playground safety generated quite a bit of discussion of Facebook in the past week. Don Barker said he lives on nearby Ellis Avenue and it would inconvenience him and other talked about why a playground was built so close to the road. - Last …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
In this week's Hamilton-Wenham Patch Facebook poll, tell us whether you have started back to school schopping and why or why not.
Whether we want to admit it or not, back to school time is almost here. Have you started back to school shopping yet? Why or why not? Let us know in this week’s Facebook poll. Maybe you have already finished because you saw some good deals on jumped on it. Or maybe you do everything ahead of time and are done. Maybe you plan to do it later this month, but before school starts. Or maybe you never “officially” do back to school shopping. In addition to the many answer choices already listed, you can add your own. If you don't immediately see the poll on the Facebook page, scroll down past some of the newer posts to see the poll question. And remember check back to Hamilton-Wenham Patch on Thursday to see the results.
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Each week Hamilton-Wenham Patch brings you Social Media Saturday, a look around the Wen at what's been happening locally on social media sites.
Here at Hamilton-Wenham Patch, social media is a big deal. It's how we interact with you, answer your questions and get to see what's on your mind. Social Media Saturday is a weekly feature where we highlight your questions and thoughts you've shared on Facebook and other social media throughout the past week. We'll also point you to some new and interesting pages you may not have known about before. Overheard - David Flynn commented that he got a hole in one on hole three at Lakeview Golf Course in Wenham, the was featured in the first of a new series called “Summer’s Back Nine” that will profile of a local golf hole each week through the end of the summer. - “The Recycling Occupational Therapist” commented on last week’s “Meet Your …
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
This week's Facebook poll asks Facebook fans which intersection they feel is most dangerous in the two towns.
Each week, the local police log includes several car crashes. Often those crashes occur at the same intersections again and again. Let us know in this week’s Facebook poll which local intersection you think is most dangerous. We chose some of the intersections where we often see crashes occur, or intersections where we often feel ourselves are a bit tough to get through. In addition to the answer choices already listed, you can add your own. If you don't immediately see the poll on the Facebook page, scroll down past some of the newer posts to see the poll question. And remember check back to Hamilton-Wenham Patch on Thursday to see the poll results.