National Grid - Planned Electric Outage in Hamilton on Lake Drive, Leigh Road and Idlewood Avenue on Wednesday January 15, 2020 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Burn Permits - Fire Department issued Open Burning Permits are now available online! Open burning will be from January 15, 2020, through May 1, 2020, as in year’s past. Each day during the open burning season, permit holders will need to register online on days they want to burn. You can find directions on the town website by going to the Fire Department page in the related link section midway down on the page. For anyone without access to a computer, permits can be processed at the station on a limited basis only.

Water Main Break Cuts Service to Some Homes

A water main break on Woodbury Street on Monday morning, March 11 means residents along Woodbury Street, between Essex Street and the Wenham town line, plus residents of Partridgeberry Lane, will be out of water until further notice.

Fire Hydrant Flow Tests

Fuss & O’Neill will be performing fire hydrant flow tests to check the volume of water and pressure to hydrants located at 656 Asbury Street on February 4, 2019 at 9 P.M. Due to the utlization of hydrants water discoloration may occur.   Run your cold water until the lines run clear. We apologize for any … Continued

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


The Hamilton Water Department has contracted Water & Waste Pipe Testing Inc. located out of Rowley Ma to perform a water leakage survey of the distribution system.  This work will entail listening on hydrants and gate valves with their leak detection equipment to determine water leakage and pinpoint water leaks within the water distribution system. … Continued

Winter Newsletter for the Town of Hamilton

The town of Hamilton newsletter for January 2018. The newsletter includes articles about the Fall Special Town Meeting, water conservation, adopting a fire hydrant after a snowstorm and many pictures from fall activities across town.