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.

Waldingfield Road Bridge to be Closed for Three Months, Starting Monday

Waldingfield Road in Ipswich will be closed to traffic between Highland Street in Hamilton and County Road (Route 1A) in Ipswich starting on Monday, Aug. 26 so that repairs can be made to the bridge over the MBTA railroad tracks. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced this week that the closure is scheduled to last … Continued

Overnight Trains Through Hamilton Will Test New Safety System

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the MBTA will be conducting overnight testing this week, which involves operating equipment along the MBTA Newburyport commuter rail line from Boston to Newburyport, including through Hamilton. These overnight tests are necessary to check installed Positive Train Control (PTC) systems along the tracks. The federally mandated PTC infrastructure installation … Continued