Heat Wave Prompts Water Ban, Weather Safety Reminders From Town Officials

The sustained heat has prompted some reminders from Hamilton town leaders. DPW Director Tim Olson wants residents to remember that a mandatory water ban is still in effect. It prohibits the use of lawn and garden sprinklers of all types, including the use of drip irrigation hoses and subsurface application devices. Hand watering is permitted … Continued

Discounted Rain Barrels Now Available to Hamilton Residents

Hamilton residents are again eligible to buy a rain barrel at a discounted price this spring. The program is organized by Hamilton Selectman Shawn Farrell, who said the program is open to residents of Hamilton and Wenham. The barrels come from Great American Rain Barrel Co., a Hyde Park-based food importing company that has been … Continued

Senior Center Open to All As Day Shelter Until 9 p.m.

The Hamilton Senior Center is open as a day shelter on Tuesday, March 13 for anyone without power. The building, at 299 Bay Road in front of the Public Safety Building, will be open until 9 p.m. Even though it is the Senior Center, it is, of course, open to all ages. Residents without power … Continued

Parking Ban Starts at 9 p.m. Monday

A winter parking ban is in effect in Hamilton starting at 9 p.m. on Monday, March 12. It will last until further notice. During a parking ban, no parking is allowed at any time on any town street so that snow cleanup will be safer and easier. Any vehicle violating the winter storm parking ban … Continued