Santa Claus is Coming to Hamlet

Hamlet Town HallSanta Claus will be at the Hamlet Town Hall on Dec. 17 to meet and greet the little ones and find out what they would like for Christmas. The “Hamlet Christmas Social,” for Hamlet area families. is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in the town hall. Light refreshments will be served and there will be gifts for the kids.

Hamlet residents who have decorated their homes for the season will be eligible for cash prizes again this year. $100 will be awarded to the first place winner; $75, second place; and $50, third place. Judging will be Sunday night, Dec. 21. The winners will be announced on the 23rd.

The town board approved the 2015 holiday schedule, remaining at 12 days off for the year.

A salary ordinance approved by the town board Wednesday, set a 3-percent increase for salaried employees and the town clerk. Board members were not included in the ordinance.