Hamilton Firefighters Battle Fire That Fully Engulfs Building

An unoccupied building near Chebacco Lake was badly damaged in a fire on Friday afternoon, March 16, according to Hamilton Fire Chief Philip Stevens. The fire at 146 Gregory Island Road was reported at 1:09 p.m. The building was heavily involved in fire when the first Hamilton firefighters arrived and a heavy wind was blowing. … Continued

Parking Ban Starts at 10 a.m. on Wednesday

In anticipation of the upcoming snowstorm, there will be a winter parking ban in Hamilton starting at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 7 that will run until further notice. On-street parking is not allowed during the ban and any vehicle left unattended on a public way or parked so that it inhibits snow removal can … Continued

Register Now for Citizens Fire Academy, Starts in March

The Hamilton Fire Department will run its fourth annual Citizens’ Fire Academy this spring. The shortened version of previous academies will run from 6:30 p.m. to about 9 p.m. for four consecutive Wednesdays, beginning on March 21. It will end on April 11 and graduation will be on April 18. The Citizens Fire Academy is … Continued

Open Burning Season is Here, Permits Available for $20

Open burning season starts today, Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Permits are available at the dispatch center in the Hamilton Public Safety Building at 265 Bay Road, according to Fire Chief Phil Stevens. Permits are $20 and $10 for seniors are 65 and older. The burning hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day and … Continued