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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Important Dates Relating to the 2018 ATM

The Annual Town Meeting will be held Tuesday May 8, 2018. In order to accommodate notice and publication schedules, below is the schedule for the Warrant:

  1. The Board of Selectmen will announce its intent to open the warrant on January 2.
  1. All articles from to...
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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Winter Baskets

All Winter baskets that are still being displayed on cemetery lots need to be removed by April 15th. After that date they may be removed and disposed of. If you have any questions, please call the cemetery office

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Severe Weather Emergency Declaration by MassDEP - EXTENSION TO 5/2/18

DEP declared a Severe Weather Emergency after the Nor’easter of 3/2/18. This temporarily suspended standard WPA permitting provisions. On 3/30/18, MassDEP issued an Emergency Declaration Extension until May 2, 2018 subject to certain special conditions. F...

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Conservation
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Conservation Commission Revises Local Wetland Protection Rules and Regulations

At a duly advertised meeting of the Ipswich Conservation Commission voted unanimously to revise their regulations. These changes included:

  • Required information to be submitted,
  • Required number of copies to be submitted,
  • Methods for monumenting the No-Disturb...
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Posted on: January 3, 2018

Final "Great Marsh Coastal Adaptation Plan" Released

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The Great Marsh Coastal Adaptation Plan details an adaptation planning effort lead by the National Wildlife Federation (in partnership with the Ipswich River Watershed Association) that focused on six vulnerable coastal communities in northeastern Massach...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Identifying and Eliminating Common Invasive Plants on Your Landscape

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On Wednesday, May 23, The Ipswich Conservation Commission Speaker’s Series will be hosting De Rosa Environmental Consulting, Inc. for a program on ‘Identifying and Eliminating Common Invasive Plants on Your Landscape’. This program is at 7 p.m. at the Ips...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Real Estate Taxes Due May 1, 2018

The Ipswich Treasurer/Collector reminds citizens that fiscal year 2018 Real Estate and Personal Property bills were mailed out on December 29, 2017 with payment stubs for third and fourth quarters. The fourth quarter bills are due by May 1, 2018. &nbs...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Child Care & Shuttle Service Available for Town Meeting

The registration deadline for BOTH the child care program and for the shuttle service is Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 4:00 pm. But because of the high expected turnout, those interested in these services should secure them earlier so that others can plan acco...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Important Dates Relating to the 2018 ATM

The Annual Town Meeting will be held Tuesday May 8, 2018. In order to accommodate notice and publication schedules, below is the schedule for the Warrant:

  1. The Board of Selectmen will announce its intent to open the warrant on January 2.
  1. All articles from to...
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Posted on: February 24, 2017

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Enjoy A Self-guided Trail Walk at Turkey Hill Conservation Area

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The Ipswich Open Space Program offers a “self-guided tour” component to the trail at Turkey Hill Conservation Area. Along the one-mile trail loop are a series of ten locations, where visitors can stop and read about different aspects o...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Dam Removal Feasibility Study MA Environmental Trust Grant

Earlier this year (2017) the Town Manager and Planning Division of the Ipswich Department of Planning and Community Development, with support from the Ipswich River Watershed Association and the Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration, prepared a...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

National Drug Take Back Day

On Saturday, April 29, from
10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
, residents can visit the Ipswich High School, located at 134 HighSt., to dispose of their unwanted prescription drugs. The free event will be
sponsored by the Ipswich Police Department and Ipswich Aware, a...

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Public Health
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Diaper Drive For Families In Need

Did you know 1 in 3 families in America struggle to afford diapers for their children? Diapers are a basic need for children, as important to their health and well-being as food and shelter. Please consider donating a package of unopened diapers for babie...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Good Samaritan Law and Overdose Prevention

As the opioid epidemic
continues to grip the nation, the Ipswich Public Health Departmentwould like to offer important information about the Good Samaritan Law and
remind residents to call 911 if they think someone could be overdosing.
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Public Health
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Septic Management Betterment Program

INTRODUCTION

The Town of Ipswich invites homeowners with failed septic systems to apply for a Betterment Loan under the Town’s Septic
Management Betterment Program
.  The proceeds of a $200,000.00 loan from the Massachusetts Water Pollution Abate...

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Public Health
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Pesticide Exclusion Request

Residents who
request their property be excluded from all pesticide applications (includinglarvicide as well as adulticide) must comply with the legal process to exempt
their property (333 CMR Section 13.03), individuals may request exclusion from wid...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 5, 2018

How Do I Properly Dispose of Medication?

Bring your unused and expired prescription
medication to the Ipswich Town Hall located at 25 Green Street or PoliceDepartment located at 15 Elm Street. At Town Hall there is a secure Drop-Off
Box located in the lower level by the Council of Aging cafe...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

May Special Recycling Events

Ipswich is offering two special recycling events on Saturday, May 19, from 9 AM to noon. Electronics recycling will be held at the Winthrop School in the parking lot. Tires and oil-based paints and thinners will be collected at the transfer station. Pleas...

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Public Works
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Patriots' Day trash and recycling delay

Due to the Patriots' Day Holiday on Monday April 16, 2018 trash and recycling will be delayed one day for the entire week.

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

North Shore Swing Dance

North Shore Swing Dance

8pm - late (11pm)Big Bands - Live Music

Third Fridays

Ipswich Town Hall Gym$15 per personIpswich Residents free with ID

All Levels Welcome7-8 pmIntroductory Lesson with Greg ClarksonHuge Dance-floor, Romantic Lighting,Grand Stage, free parking & Refreshm...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Community Folk Dance, Circles Lines & Squares

Folk Dance 2018 gold 8.5x11

Swing your partner. Do Si Do...
Join us, Second Fridays, Ipswich Town Hall.
FREE Fun for everyone.
Live Fiddle Music and Dances called by EGRETS ONLY.
7-8 Family Friendly
8-9 Adult Folk

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Local Color

2018 Local Color

Celebrating spring & diversity.
Inspired by Modern Art and toys from the 1970s

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

May Special Recycling Events

Ipswich is offering two special recycling events on Saturday, May 19, from 9 AM to noon. Electronics recycling will be held at the Winthrop School in the parking lot. Tires and oil-based paints and thinners will be collected at the transfer station. Pleas...

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Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Patriots' Day trash and recycling delay

Due to the Patriots' Day Holiday on Monday April 16, 2018 trash and recycling will be delayed one day for the entire week.

Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: February 5, 2018

What to Recycle Chart

Confused about recycling? Check out this new What to Recycle chart.

Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Changes in Recycling

Due to recycling market changes, our hauler, JRM, has stepped up enforcement of the recycling rules. More information about the recycling market changes can be found here.

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

2018 Dog Registrations

Dog registration forms for new dogs as well as for renewals are included in the Annual Street List/Census, which was mailed the first week in January. All dogs must be registered by March 31, 2017.  After March 31, non registered dogs are subject...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Child Care & Shuttle Service Available for Town Meeting

The registration deadline for BOTH the child care program and for the shuttle service is Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 4:00 pm. But because of the high expected turnout, those interested in these services should secure them earlier so that others can plan acco...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Real Estate Taxes Due May 1, 2018

The Ipswich Treasurer/Collector reminds citizens that fiscal year 2018 Real Estate and Personal Property bills were mailed out on December 29, 2017 with payment stubs for third and fourth quarters. The fourth quarter bills are due by May 1, 2018. &nbs...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Annual Hydrant Flushing - April 30 - May 25

The Ipswich Water Department will be conducting its annual water main flushing program throughout town beginning April 30, 2017 and continuing through May 25, 2017.

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Dow Dam Access Restricted

Pedestrian access to Dow Dam is being temporarily restricted to Utility Department and engineering personnel only. This is being done so as to lessen interference with ongoing site work and investigations and to protect the safety of the general public.

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