Friday, February 8, 2013
Here's what's going on in business news from around the North Shore area.
Have you noticed a new store while driving around the North Shore recently? Patch loves small business and we try to cover every new opening. Here is a look at some recent business openings and happenings on the North Shore. Have you noticed a new shop and have been wondering what it is? Leave us a note in the comment section and we will check it out. New Psychotherapy Practice Opens in Hamilton Well Woman Therapy is a new psychotherapy practice in the Willowdale professional offices in Hamilton. Wenham Museum Making Plans for February Vacation There will be a lot going on at Wenham Museum during February vacation and the programs are ready to go. Bay Road Horse Farm Plans to be Divided into Six Lots Aquilla Farm has plans before Hamilton …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
The owner of the shopping plaza in Hamilton says it is working to purchase another nearby downtown property.
The company that owns the shopping plaza in Hamilton is looking at purchasing a neighboring property, but does not have any specifics plans for its reuse right now. Lisco Development, the Providence, R.I.-based company that owns the Shoppes at Hamilton Crossing, is conducting due diligence on the property at 17 Bay Road, where Mike’s Auto is located, according to Linda Meiggs of Lisco Devemopment. “We have not received enough information to make our decision,” Meiggs said. The company is waiting to hear the results of some tests that were conducted on the property. The due-diligence process is still on-going and there have been no major problems or obstacles, she said. “It’s still in process,” she said. Meiggs said the company has been …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Here's where to get an influenza vaccine, how to recognize symptoms and what to know about treatment if you get sick.
Flu season is coming early in parts of the United States: This time last year, flu cases were lower in Danvers than they are now, according to data on Google's Flu Trends. While Danvers-specific data is not available, flu cases are up right now over the same time last year in the greater-Boston area, according to Google's Flu Trends. Overall in Massachusetts, activity is considered high now, while it was considered low at this time in 2011, according to Flu Trends. If you're considering getting a flu shot, there's one place in the two that offers the vaccine (besides your own doctor, of course): CVS Nearby, you can also get a flu shot at Rite Aid in either Beverly or Ipswich, CVS in North Beverly and Allen's Pharmacy in Manchester-by-the-…
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Firefighters from Hamilton and Wenham were called to 15 Walnut restaurant on Saturday afternoon for a fire on the roof.
Fire crews extinguished a fire on the roof of 15 Walnut Bistro in Hamilton on Saturday afternoon. The fire was first reported when a Wenham police officer and 911 callers reported smoke in the area of 15 Walnut and Oliver Gulf, across the street, at about 4:30 p.m., according to radio communications by emergency crews. The Hamilton Fire Department ladder truck and the Wenham Fire Department ladder truck were both extended to the two and a half story high roof as firefighters worked at the restaurant, which is part of the Shoppes at Hamilton Crossing. A Lyons ambulance was called and stood by. Neighboring Walnut Road was also closed to traffic while firefighters were on scene. The fire was in the ventilation system, which was shut down by …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
A look at some local deals on Thanksgiving-related items, from food and flowers for the tabel to an oil change for the car if you are headed out of town for the holiday.
With Thanksgiving just more than a week away, the preparations are beginning. Are you looking for some “deals” in the area? Here are a few suggestions. Turkey: A turkey free of antibiotics and growth hormones is an increasingly popular choice and at Crosby’s there’s Bell and Evans all-natural turkeys for $2.99 per pound – a savings of 50 cents per pound. The turkey will be ready on Thursday, Nov. 17. Flowers: A centerpiece is a key part of making your dinner table look great. And there’s a deal on flowers right here on Hamilton-Wenham Patch. The latest Patch Deal is for $40 worth of flowers from 1-800-Flowers for $20. Oil Change: Maybe you’re headed on the road for Thanksgiving to a relative’s house. Make sure your car, truck or SUV is …
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Wednesday, Oct. 19. Here are five things you need to know: 1. Rain: Forecasters have been talking about it for several days – a rainstorm is moving in to the area on Wednesday. The heavy rain is expected to arrive by midafternoon and temperatures will be around 60 degrees. 2. Potholes: Maybe you remember the huge potholes that cropped up at the entrance to the parking lot at the Shoppes at Hamilton Crossing last spring. Well, those potholes should be a distant memory after a repaving job completed this week put a brand new layer of “hot top” over the problem area. 3. Gluten free: We keep hearing about it and you probably hear about it often too – gluten-free cooking. And on Wednesday there’s a chance to find out more at Hamilton-…
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Local residents recall where they were when they first heard that terrorists had struck on Sept. 11, 2011. Add to the discussion - tell us where you were on Sept. 11, 2011 in the comments section at the bottom of the page.
Several local residents tell the story of where they were and what they were doing when they first heard about the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2011. The interviews were conducted in the parking lot of The Shoppes at Hamilton Crossing, in front of Crosby's, CVS and Bank of America 10 days before the 10th anniversary of the attacks. In the comments section below please tell us where you were, and what you thought, when you first heard about the Sept. 11 attacks 10 years ago.
Thursday, July 28, 2011
The Thursday Patch Passport shows you a Little Bit of Paradise. TaylorDanielle Spa a local place where you can feel like you are a million miles away from the daily stress of life, without having to go far from home. Come along and relax.
The summer months bring much needed warmth and sunshine to the North Shore. But summer also brings the stresses of school vacation and an increase in work, leaving little time to do anything for you. TaylorDanielle Day Spa has a solution to the stresses that summer may bring and all you have to do is stop in. The spa - which is now located in the Shoppes at Hamilton Crossing after moving from Bay Road in December - has an instant feel of relaxation from the moment you walk in the front door. Taylor Danielle - the spa’s founder - immediately greets you with a welcoming smile and has a genuine aura of hospitality that melts the stress away. The spa isn’t large by any stretch of the imagination, but it has all of the perks and frills that …
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
The owner of a new gift shop in Hamilton shows she has an eye for something different.
At Hayfields gift shop in Hamilton, shoppers are inspired to pursue ‘bookmark browsing’ - the practice of scanning a store’s contents and pegging items to peruse once you’ve stopped looking at the item that brought you into the store. You may go in to buy a wedding gift and come out with mother-daughter aprons or Tokyomilk lip elixir. The effect is feminine and fun, not unlike the image of the store’s owner, Amy Camerlin, a former marketing executive who opened Hayfields earlier this summer in the space that formerly housed Scribe stationery shop. “Life is busy and it just gets busier, so why not add some brightness to your world?” said Camerlin, handing over a lipstick in the shape of a Russian doll. “As a shopper, I most enjoy going to …
Monday, July 25, 2011
An essential get-me-going daily morning column from Hamilton-Wenham Patch.
Today is Monday, July 25. Here are five things you need to know: 1. It’s over: The heat that had us all sweating at the end of last week has moved on. Monday’s forecast calls for a mix of sun and clouds with temperatures in the upper-70s. 2. Hayfields: Monday is Free Stamp Monday at Hayfields, a new store in the Shoppes at Hamilton Crossing. Anyone who buys a greeting card gets a free postage stamp. 3. Music Man: Monday is one of two days a week when The Music Man – a.k.a. Brian Doser of Wenham – appears at the Community House to entertain kids. The show starts at 10 a.m. and a donation of $5 per family is recommended. 4. Assistant Superintendent: Monday is the last day that the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District is accepting …