I believe the server was being rebooted. If you're a member of "Dhamma Wheel on Facebook" on Facebook, then there was a link posted to the hosting provider's run-sheet of events.
We endeavour to use that group as an information source if/when Dhamma Wheel or Dharma Wheel are ever down for decent amounts of time, so as to keep members informed.
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)
"To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead" - Thomas Paine