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.

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