A new compost pickup location has been added in Hamilton.
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Thursday, April 11, 2013
Results from the Board of Selectmen race in the Hamilton Annual Town Election on Thursday, April 11.
Marc Johnson was reelected to the Hamilton Board of Selectmen in Thursday's annual town election. He will be joined by Scott Maddern. Maddern and Johnson were on top of a four man race for two open three-year seats on the Board of Selectmen. Maddern topped the ticket with 568 votes. Johnson received 515 votes. The two candidates who were not elected, Jack Hauck and Bill Dery, received 237 and 195 votes, respectively.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Tuesday is the deadline for bids to be submitted for the equipment for the new playground at Patton Park.
The new playground at Patton Park moves closer to a spring groundbreaking with Tuesday's deadline for bidders for the equipment. A complete copy of the RFP is attached to this story as a PDF. It sets a deadline of Tuesday for companies to submit proposals to offer the equipment for the project. The proposal seeks equipment for both children age 2-5 and age 5-12, a typical breakdown on most playgrounds. Proposals will be accepted with equipment cost up to $59,000. An evaluation committee will look at all responses, taking into consideration the evaluation criteria and price. Once the top company is selected negotiations will begin and a contract will be awarded by Feb. 22. The RFP asks that the equipment be delivered no later than April 12…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Thursday, Jan. 3. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham: 1. Freezing: Thursday morning is expected to be the coldest start to the day in a year, with temperatures not forecasted to even get all that high during the day. The sky will be sunny, the high temperature will be in the mid-20s and the wind chill will be as low as -5 degrees. 2. Sky Watch: The Quadrantid meteor shower peaks in the early morning hours of Jan. 4. Your next chance to spot a meteor is to look north (and a little east) and find the Big Dipper (Ursa Major) then look farther north (which would be roughly "up" if the Big Dipper were holding liquid). The constellation Draco ("Dragon") has a "head" of four bright stars that look a little bit …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 12. Here are five things you need to know in Hamilton and Wenham: 1. Sun: Yippee, the forecast on Wednesday calls for sun from start to finish with temperatures into the low 40s. 2. Legos: Legos take over Hamilton-Wenham Library for an hour on Wednesday afternoon for “Lego Mania.” The event runs from 3-4 p.m. and is designed for students in grades 1-5 “to come and create a masterpiece, share ideas and designs, work individually or as a team.” 3. Concerts: There’s one big concert close to home and another big concert far from home on Wednesday night. At Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School, the band and chorus put on the winter concert starting at 7 p.m. It is free and open to the public. And in New York City, an …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Veterans Day activities will happen on Sunday, Nov. 11 in both Hamilton and Wenham.
Activities are planned in both Hamilton and Wenham on Sunday to honor veterans on Veterans Day on Sunday. Hamilton In Hamilton, it will start at 8 a.m. with coffee at A.P. Gardner American Legion Post 194 at 8 a.m. followed by breakfast at 8:30 a.m. The parade forms at Hamilton Town Hall at 10:15 a.m. and the silent march to Hamilton Cemetery is at 10:30 At 11 a.m. at the cemetery there is a moment of silence followed by a flag raising. Then Taps is played followed by the rifle squad firing three volleys 11:15 a.m. Everyone will return to Town Hall Wenham In Wenham, the ceremonies starts on Sunday, Nov. 11 at Cheeseman Field at Pingree Park at 10:15 a.m. with a wreath laying and short remarks, calling the roll of Wenham Veterans KIA. At 10…
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Hamilton and Wenham residents who want to vote in the 2012 presidential election and other federal and state races have until Wednesday to register. Here's how, with links to mail-in voter registration forms and how to request an absentee ballot.
Hamilton and Wenham residents who want to vote in the 2012 presidential election and other federal and state races have just today before the Massachusetts voter registration deadline arrives. The registration deadline is Oct 17. The Town Clerk's office at both Hamilton Town Hall and Wenham Town Hall is open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday because it is a voter registration deadline day to take in-person registrations. Residents can also download a mail-in voter registration form on the Secretary of the Commonwealth's website. Once that form is filled out and signed, it must be mailed to the Town Clerk's Office and postmarked by Wednesday, Oct. 17 for you to be eligible to vote. Massachusetts also allows voters to vote by absentee …
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Get to know Cindy Stelline of Hamilton in this week's Meet Your Neighbor.
Name: Cindy Stelline Where do you live? Rust Street, Hamilton. I am the third generation of Crowells to live in this house. My grandmother, Bertha Crowell, was Hamilton’s tax collector. Everyone who paid taxes in the early 1940s to early 1970s paid them in what is now our dining room. My father, Grant Crowell, was on the Board of Appeals for many years. He was also a town historian and was single-handedly responsible for getting the Town’s Seal changed from “Alex” Hamilton to “Alexander” Hamilton. He was very active in town business and politics. Family: Married 33 years to Paul, stepdaughter, Pam, 41 anc grandson, Jonathan, 12, live in South Carolina. Hobbies/interests: Travelling, reading, doing Sudokus and KenKens and dining out. …
Friday, May 25, 2012
Hamilton resident Bob Gray encourages residents to have their voice heard as the Zoning Board of Appeals considers a permit for Mike's Auto and discussed the town's sign ordinance in early June.
To the Editor: Is this what you want to see in downtown Hamilton? Is this the direction we should be taking? (See attached pictures) Do you like it? Dislike it? Maybe don't really care? You can voice your opinion at the next Hamilton Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on June 6 at 7 p.m. at Hamilton Town Hall when Mike's Auto will have a hearing on whether or not he can display used cars such as you see here in the attached photos. Also the sign ordinance will be discussed. If you think the signs pictured are distasteful then plan to attend this important meeting. Can't make the meeting then please e-mail your opinion to Debra Paskowski, Zoning Board of Appeals: firstname.lastname@example.org. Bob Gray Hamilton
Monday, April 16, 2012
Monday is Patriots' Day, a state holiday but not a federal holiday. Find out what to expect open and closed.
Monday is Patriots’ Day, a state holiday in Massachusetts marking the Battles of Lexington and Concord and the start of the Revolutionary War. It is not a federal holiday. Here’s a look at some of what is open and what is closed on Monday. As always, it is best to call ahead. Hamilton Town Hall and Wenham Town Hall: Closed Hamilton-Wenham Library: Closed. U.S. Post Offices and mail delivery: The post offices in Hamilton, South Hamilton and Wenham will all be open and there will be mail delivery. Trash pickup: No trash pickup, pickup is delayed by one day all week. Banks: Banks generally close only on federal holidays. Call ahead. MBTA commuter rail: Commuter rail to and from Hamilton-Wenham station will operate on a regular weekday …