The week in review in Hamilton-Wenham news, May 30-June 5.
1. Hansbury building is torn down
The main building on the so-called Hansbury property in downtown Hamilton . The property has been and last fall Town Meeting voters , and includes the property, to allow some additional mixed uses.
The property’s new owner said the building would need major work to be able to be used again and would , which still have not been announced.
2. Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School Class of 2011 Graduates
The 172 graduates of graduated Sunday afternoon at the A.J. Gordon Chapel at . Graduates were cast off on a beautiful sunny, cool spring day amid excited parents, relatives, friends and teachers.
3. High school principal finalists meet the teachers, students and the public
The search for a new principal at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School , and those two men met with teachers, students and the public last week.
The two finalists are Philip Conrad and Richard Manley. Conrad is currently principal at Rockport Middle/High School and was the associate and assistant principal at the Regional from 2006-1010. Manley is currently a teacher at Windham High School in New Hampshire and was that school’s founding principal from 2008-1010. A final decision is expected this week.
4. New members join School Committee, Alexa McCloughan named School Committee chairman for another year
The three new members of the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee joined the nine-member committee for the first time last week. The new committee .
5. Three Generals spring sports teams advance in postseason
Three of the Regional's spring sports teams have moved on to the second round of the state tournament in their respective sports – boys’ lacrosse, boys’ tennis and girls’ tennis.
The at home on Friday afternoon and moves on to the quarterfinals of the state tournament on . The on the road on Saturday to advance to . The boys’ tennis and will face Manchester-Essex at home at on Monday afternoon.