Town of Hamilton

Gasoline Removal Creates Hazard, Firefighters Stand By While Situation Remedied

Gasoline Removal Creates Hazard, Firefighters Stand By While Situation Remedied

Hamilton firefighters spent more than two hours at a downtown gas station on Monday morning to make sure a job to empty gasoline tanks was done safely. The Hamilton Fire Department was called to Hamilton Convenience Store at 178 Bay Road at 8:53 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 14 A tank removal company was emptying the […]

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Town Clerk Welcomes Twin Girls

Town Clerk Welcomes Twin Girls

Congratulations to Hamilton Town Clerk Andrea Carlson, who welcomed twin girls to the world last week. On Wednesday, Aug. 2 she delivered Angelina DelloRusso, weighing 5.3 pounds, and Liliana DelloRusso, weighing 5.9 pounds. Andrea and the babies are doing well, said Linda Grimes, administrative assistant to the Town Clerk.

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When Will Work on the Water Project Be Happening On My Street?

When Will Work on the Water Project Be Happening On My Street?

The projected work schedule for the phase 3 water system improvement project in Hamilton, which will run from August through December 2017 with final paving in May 2018. All dates are subject to change Lincoln Avenue: Aug. 14 – Sept. 11, 2017 Union Street: Aug. 14 – Sept. 18, 2017 Day Avenue: Aug. 30 – […]

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Third Phase of Water Improvement Project Starts Monday

Third Phase of Water Improvement Project Starts Monday

The third phase of improvements to the Hamilton water system will start next Monday, Aug. 14. The work is scheduled to last until late December with final paving scheduled for spring 2018. One crew will start near Lincoln Avenue and Asbury Street and a second crew will start work on Union Street on Monday, Aug. […]

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Weekday Train Service on Track to Resume Next Monday, T Tells Town

Weekday Train Service on Track to Resume Next Monday, T Tells Town

Weekday commuter rail service is expected to resume as planned on Monday, Aug. 14 because work to repair the Beverly drawbridge is on schedule. The update was offered to Hamilton town officials this week by the MBTA. Interim MBTA General Manager Steve Poftak made a visit the Beverly Drawbridge Replacement Project this weekend. The work […]

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Flow Test Tuesday Morning Could Cause Discolored Water

Flow Test Tuesday Morning Could Cause Discolored Water

A required annual flow test of the sprinkler system at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School and Miles River Middle next week could cause discolored water for some Hamilton residents on the public water system. The test will be conducted on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 9 a.m. School officials hope to get out the word that the […]

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Power Outage Planned for Some Neighborhood for Evening of Aug. 8

Power Outage Planned for Some Neighborhood for Evening of Aug. 8

An eight hour long overnight power outage is scheduled in one Hamilton neighborhood in early August, National Grid has informed the town of Hamilton. The outage will allow National Grid crews to safely make improvements to its electrical distribution system. The outage is scheduled to start on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 11 p.m. and last […]

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Last Minute Reminder: Route 1A Closed at Railroad Crossing This Weekend

Last Minute Reminder: Route 1A Closed at Railroad Crossing This Weekend

A major road through the center of Hamilton will be closed for most of this weekend. Bay Road (Route 1A) will be closed at the railroad crossing starting Friday, July 28 at 8 p.m. and stay closed through Sunday, July 30 at about 4 p.m. All northbound traffic will be detoured down Linden Street or […]

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Power Outage Caused by Tree Growth

Power Outage Caused by Tree Growth

The power outage in Hamilton on Monday night was caused by a feeder lock out at National Grid’s east Beverly substation. In all, about 4,500 customers were affected, according to a community manager at National Grid. Town officials received several inquiries about the cause of the outage. Tree growth into primary lines on Foster Street […]

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Recreational Marijuana Ban to Go Before Planning Board Tuesday Night

Recreational Marijuana Ban to Go Before Planning Board Tuesday Night

A proposed town bylaw that would ban the sale or distribution of recreational marijuana in Hamilton will go before the Planning Board for the first time on Tuesday night. If later approved by Town Meeting voters, it would mean that a marijuana cultivator, marijuana testing facility, marijuana product manufacturer, marijuana retailer or any other type […]

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Driver Alert: Weekend Road Closures Planned at Railroad Crossings

Driver Alert: Weekend Road Closures Planned at Railroad Crossings

The two railroad crossings in downtown Hamilton will be separately closed to vehicles during the next two weekends for track work. During the closures, the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority will repair and replace the train tracks at the crossings. The work will start at the Asbury Street crossing near Bay Road, which will be closed […]

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Hamilton Senior Honored at Fenway, Forgoes Red Sox-Yankees Event at Senior Center

Hamilton Senior Honored at Fenway, Forgoes Red Sox-Yankees Event at Senior Center

A Vietnam War veteran from Hamilton was among 1,300 veterans recently recognized at a Red Sox game at Fenway Park. Thomas Hever, former chairman of the Hamilton Council on Aging, was one of 1,300 veterans recognized before the Yankee-Red Sox game on Saturday, July 15. He was invited to attend in the spring and decided […]

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Four Straight Weeks of Replacement Shuttle Bus Service Starts for Commuter Rail on Saturday

Four Straight Weeks of Replacement Shuttle Bus Service Starts for Commuter Rail on Saturday

A four week long complete shutdown of MBTA commuter rail service to Hamilton-Wenham station starts on Saturday, July 15. There will be replacement shuttle bus service for every day that the train isn’t running and the T has set up temporary shuttle bus stops along Route 1A (Bay Road) near the intersection of Railroad Avenue. […]

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Town in Search of T Representative

Town in Search of T Representative

The town of Hamilton is in search of a liaison to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority. The volunteer position acts as a general liaison to the MBTA and attends the control board meetings as one part of the job, according to Town Manager Michael Lombardo. “It’s an important position because it keeps an ear to […]

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Patton Homestead to Host Military History Day

Patton Homestead to Host Military History Day

Wenham Museum’s Military History Day is happening this weekend at the Patton Homestead and Archives, which is owned by the town of Hamilton. The event is free and open to all. It will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine, at the Patton Homestead, owned and operated by the town of Hamilton […]

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Dirt Roads to be Reclaimed, Regraded This Week

Dirt Roads to be Reclaimed, Regraded This Week

The three dirt roads in Hamilton will be reclaimed and regraded this week. A contractor has been hired to do the work on Winthrop Street, Cutler Road and Chebacco Road, according to DPW Director Tim Olson. The work is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, July 11 and last until Friday, July 14, weather permitting. All […]

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Public Health Nurse Warns about Nuts in Clif Bars

Public Health Nurse Warns about Nuts in Clif Bars

The Hamilton public health nurse is warning resident about a voluntary recall of several flavor of Clif Bars. The voluntary recall applies to three flavors of bars from Clif Bar & Co. – the chocolate mint flavor, Kid Zbar protein chocolate mint and kid Zbar protein chocolate chip flavors. Christine Lee, the Hamilton public health […]

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Award-Winning Cottage Housing Developer Will Present to Planning Board

Award-Winning Cottage Housing Developer Will Present to Planning Board

A cottage zoning expert is scheduled to appear before the Hamilton Planning Board next week. Rob Brennan, president of CapeBuilt Development, LLC and the developer of Heritage Sands in Dennis Port, is scheduled for a presentation at the Tuesday, July 11 meeting, which starts at 7 p.m. in the Memorial room at Hamilton Town Hall. […]

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Playground to be Closed Thursday for Safety Improvement Work

Playground to be Closed Thursday for Safety Improvement Work

The Patton Park playground will be closed on Thursday while a new coat of safety chips are spread around the play structures. A large delivery of engineered wood fiber safety surfacing is expected at the playground on Thursday, July 6, according to Hamilton-Wenham Recreation Director Sean Timmons. That will mean that playground will be closed […]

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Trash Pickup Pushed Back a Day After July 4th Holiday

Trash Pickup Pushed Back a Day After July 4th Holiday

A midweek holiday during the upcoming week will bump back trash and recycling pickup by a day in Hamilton. Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4 means that trash, recycling and organics collection will start on Thursday, July 6 and run through Saturday, July 8 this week. If your usual pickup day is Wednesday it will […]

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