Monday, December 31, 2012
A look back at the top stories of 2012 on Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
News about a Beverly police officer who was shot by a Hamilton Police sergeant outside the Starbucks in North Beverly was the top story of 2012 on Hamilton-Wenham Patch. The horse jumping accident and death of Myopia Hunt's Master of Foxhounds, Donald V. Little, was also part of coverage that topped local news in 2012. After the coverage of the shooting and Little's death, it was the effects of an earthquake in Maine that also drew a lot of interest. Here are the 10 most read stories on Hamilton-Wenham Patch in 2012. 1. DA: Nagy and Lantych Arranged to Meet at North Beverly Starbucks Before Shooting 2. UPDATE: Sgt. Ken Nagy Found Dead in His Car 3. Shooting Motive, Details Under Investigation After Police Sgt. Suspect Found Dead 4. Nagy …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
It was insurance concerns that kept the hounds out of Saturday's parade at the start of Harvest in the Village Marketplace.
Saturday's Harvest in the Village Marketplace in downtown Hamilton and Wenham kicked off with a parade of horses from Myopia Hunt. The parade, though, was initially billed as including both the horses but also the hounds that take part in the foxhunting. But in the end, it was insurance concerns that meant the hounds would not take place in the parade. "Despite the hard work and a lot of effort of many people, it came down to the fact that the Town's insurance company through the (Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association) was pretty vague about the coverage of unleashed dogs, and in the event something did happen, the Town's cost for insurance could have gone up dramatically," said Selectman Jeff Hubbard in response to a question …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Add your own photos of Satiuday's Myopia Hunt horse parade and Harvest in the Village Marketplace in Hamilton and Wenham.
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Sunday, September 23, 2012
A parade of horses from the Myopia Hunt foxhunt came through downtown Hamilton to kick off Saturday's Harvest in the Village Marketplace. Do you have photos from the parade? From the festival? Add them here by clicking on the green and white button that says "upload photos and videos."
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Saturday's Harvest festival will also include a parade of foxhunters including horses and hounds.
A parade of Foxhunters and hounds will highlight Saturday’s Harvest in the Village festival in downtown Hamilton. The idea comes from Middleburg, Va. where a similar event in its downtown kicks off the holiday shopping season. But the foxhunting season starts earlier in Massachusetts and kicks off in late September and runs through Thanksgiving. “This is something that I have been wanting to do,” said Nick White, a member of the Hunt committee who is organizing the parade. “(In Middleburg) it is something people look forward to.” The parade also comes in the Hunt’s 13oth year, making it one of the oldest hunts in the country. While its shares the same names at the club, White said members of the Foxhunt do not need to be members at Myopia …
Monday, August 22, 2011
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Monday, Aug. 22. Here are five things you need to know: 1. Weather: There’s a chance of rain showers to start the day on Monday with an increasing chance of sun later in the day with temperatures getting to about 80 degrees. 2. Adam Sandler: Is an Adam Sandler movie being shot in Hamilton? Yes, according to at least one Hollywood blog. “On Location Vacations” reported Sunday that signs for Sandler’s latest film “I Hate You Dad” has been seen around Pingree School. It’s not clear whether Sandler will actually be in any of the scenes. Crews were shooting scenes for the film last week in Lynn. 3. Yankee magazine: There are some beautiful, shining photographs from Myopia Hunt Club in the latest edition of Yankee Magazine. The article…