Fire Chief: Keep Heat Up in Preparation for Power Outages

Hamilton Fire Chief Phil Stevens offers up several tips and pieces of advice to get through Thursday’s blizzard and the subzero temperatures that are expected to follow. This blizzard includes heavy winds that could cause power outages. If a power outage occurs, it could be difficult for utility crews to restore power on due to … Continued

Day Shelter Will Open at Senior Center, If Needed

A day shelter will open at the Hamilton Senior Center, if needed, for residents who lose power in the upcoming storm, according to Hamilton Fire Chief Philip Stevens. The storm is forecasted to have strong winds, so there is a chance of power outages. The temperatures are going to drop rapidly Thursday so, if needed, … Continued

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 … Continued

Report Power Outages Via Phone, Web or App

If you lose power in Hamilton, residents are encouraged to report the outage directly to National Grid. The company prefers that customers with power outages call National Grid directly so they can plot the addresses of outages and identify problems quicker, said Hamilton Police Lt. Scott Janes. Power outages can be reported via phone by … Continued