Chief Thomas Perkins is pleased to announce that the Wenham Police Department will offer women a chance to participate in self defense courses next month.
WENHAM – Chairman of the Board of Selectmen Catherine Harrison, Town Administrator Peter Lombardi and Police Chief Thomas C. Perkins report that earlier today, Wenham Police Officers Shane M. Kavanagh and William J. Carney voluntarily resigned from their positions effective immediately. These resignations come as a result of an internal investigation initiated by the Town […]
A heat wave is coming to New England, and residents are urged to take all precautions necessary to stay safe and healthy. Temperatures will be in the 80s today, but Saturday-Thursday will experience five straight days of temperatures over 90 degrees, with Sunday-Tuesday featuring temperatures that will approach 100 degrees. The following information was released […]
WENHAM — Acting Fire Chief Stephen B. Kavanagh, and Police Chief Thomas Perkins report that multiple homes have been evacuated after an underground gas line caught fire and sent a 30-foot fireball into the air. Police and fire crews responded this afternoon to the vicinity of 45 Cherry St. for a reported fire. Upon arrival, […]
Section 52 of Chapter 110 of the Acts of 2017 (enacted November 3, 2017) directs the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security to notify individuals holding various firearms licenses and firearms identification cards of certain changes in the laws regulating firearms. Specifically, sections 18 to 21 of Chapter 110 make it illegal, as of […]
Wenham Police this month pledged to join the One Mind Campaign, an effort to improve law enforcement interactions with those affected by mental illness.