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Posted on: July 24, 2019

IMPORTANT New Deadline for Filing Supplemental Information

All Supplemental Information will now be due 10 days before the meeting (the Monday before), not 7 days as previously published.

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Impacts of Neonicotinoids on Bees

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According to a new report by the Xerces Society, entitled "How Neonicotinoids Can Kill Bees" this common class of pesticides has an unintended effect on many species of bees. Neonicotinoids are neuro-active insecticides, which are chemi...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

What You Should Know About Truck Spraying in Ipswich

Town wide truck spraying will be conducted by Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control and Wetlands Management District in Ipswich on Friday, September 20, 2019 starting at 6:45 pm and ending when the temperature drops below 56 degrees Fahrenheit. If it i...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Truck Spraying In Ipswich, EEE Risk Level High

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September 19, 2019 

Truck Spraying in Ipswich, EEE Risk Level High 

IPSWICH - The office of the Town Manager and the Public Health Department advise all residents that laboratory testing has confirmed the 9th human cas...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

EEE in Mass - Stay Informed

EEE in Massachusetts - Learn more about what your state, county and town are doing to protect you.  

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

EEE Risk Level Raised to High in Ipswich

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September 19, 2019

EEE Risk Level Raised to High in Ipswich  

IPSWICH - The office of the Town Manager and the Public Health Department advise all residents that laboratory testing has confirmed the 9th human...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Ipswich Arts & Illumination Kicks Off Friday, October 4th and Continues All Weekend Long!

Every year it gets better and better!  Ipswich Arts Show and Sale and Ipswich Illumination weekend begins on Friday, October 4th.  Come experience all this weekend-long event has to offer! See listing of event offerings and details here:...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Updated Board and Committee Handbook

Read up on everything and anything related to serving on Ipswich boards, committees and commissions with the Town of Ipswich Handbook for members of Boards, Committees and Commissions.  

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Notice of Open Seat on Ipswich Open Space Committee

The Open Space Committee is a seven-member committee appointed by the Town Moderator to pursue Town goals related to the conservation and protection of open space properties throughout town. The Committee oversees the Town's Open Space Bond land acquisiti...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Open Seat on the Feoffees of the Grammar School Committee

Residents interested in learning about the Feoffees of the Grammar School in the Town of Ipswich Trust are encoraged to review the committee page here.  Please express your interest in appointment by completing the Board and Committee Request For...

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Downtown Gas Main Replacement Project

National Grid has notified the Town they will be replacing Gas Mains on Market St, Union St, and portions of North Main St, South Main St, Central St and Depot Sq. 

         This work is scheduled to st...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Mosquito Update!

Town of Ipswich Mosquito Update   

IPSWICH – August 27, 2019 - The office of the Town Manager and the Public Health Department advise all residents that mosquito-borne illnesses including West Nile Virus (WNV) and Easter...

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

Downtown Ipswich Parking Changes effective September 1, 2019

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT:  On September 1, 2019 changes to the Town of Ipswich Parking Regulations will be going into effect.

The changes will:

1.   Re-establish signs and enforce the two-hour parking restriction on the southerly side ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Traffic Advisory: Waldingfield Road Closure August 26 to November 20

MassDOT: Ipswich – Waldingfield Road

 Roadway closure from August 26, through November 20 

IPSWICH – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has announced that Waldingfield Road in Ipswich will be closed...

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Posted on: May 16, 2019

Community Development Plan Survey is Live

Community Development Plan Survey is Live

Please find the Community Development Plan survey and other information about the Community Development Plan project at https://bridgingipswich.com/ 

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

Ipswich Financial Transparency Portal is Now Live!

The town of Ipswich partnered with OpenGov to provide residents and stakeholders with this Financial Transparency Portal - Ipswich, MA - Transparency Site.  The portal is designed to bring visibility, openness, and accountability to our operation...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

MBTA Regional Traffic Advisory – Bridge Closures

Beginning March 22, 2019, three major bridges in Somerville, MA will be closed to facilitate construction of the MBTA Green Line Extension (GLX) project. Traffic detours will affect local and regional commutes through Medford, Somerville, Cambridge, and B...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Ipswich Resiliency Guide

Local businesses are in many cases the first line of defense and first resource for when a storm hits.  The Ipswich Resilience Guide was designed to assist local businesses in Ipswich and throughout Cape Ann to offer the tools necessary to be res...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Strawberry Hill a Favorite for Breeding American Kestrels

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As a result of the long term decline in breeding Kestrels in New England, Essex County in particular, in part due to habitat loss, Phil has used his expertise and interest to construct, install, maintain and manage a number of Kestrel boxes throughout Ess...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Community Development Plan Public Workshop

Ipswich Community Development Plan Update

This spring, the Town of Ipswich and Ipswich Community Development Plan Committee began work on updating the Town's Community Development Plan (CDP) -- a long-range visionary strategic plan designed to guide future...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

DRUG ADDICTION AWARENESS

Understanding Drug Addiction

Many people don't understand why or how other people become addicted to drugs. They may mistakenly think that those who use drugs lack moral principles or willpower and that they could stop their drug use simply by choosing to....

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

SUICIDE PREVENTION

September is Suicide Prevention Month

There’s no single cause for suicide. Depression is the most common condition associated with suicide, and it is often undiagnosed or untreated. Conditions like depression, anxiety and substance problems, espe...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

MOSQUITO UPDATE

The office of the Town Manager and the Public Health Department advise all residents that mosquito-borne illnesses including West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been detected in surrounding communities. At this time there have...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

EMERGENCY PLANNING FOR IPSWICH RESIDENTS

Ipswich Public Health Department Encourages Individuals and Families to Plan Ahead for Emergencies

The Ipswich Public Health Department joins the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) in promoting emergency preparedness as part of the Know Plan P...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

KEEP PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS OUT OF REACH

Learn the facts:

  • 1 out of 4 teens have misused prescription medications.
  • 2 out of 3 teens abusing prescription pain medications say they get them from family or friends
  • Some teens hand out or sell extra pills of their own, or pills they’ve gotten or stolen f...
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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Local Paving Project Updates

The Town has contracted with Aggregate Industries to repave the following streets or portions thereof: Argilla Rd (County Rd to Rocky Hill Rd), Rocky Hill Road, Old England Road, Spillers Lane, Randall Road and Charlotte Rd. 

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Public Works
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday, September 21

The annual Ipswich HHW collection will be held on Saturday, September 21, from 9 AM to noon. Residents may bring their pesticides, insecticides, oil-based paints and other hazardous waste to the transfer station.

Please check the list of accepted items. Ti...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Route 1 Paving update

MassDOT has contracted with Brox Industries for the repaving of Route 1 in Ipswich. Top Course Paving has been rescheduled and will begin:

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Posted on: August 30, 2019

Downtown Gas Main Replacement Project

National Grid has notified the Town that they will be replacing Gas Mains on Market St, Union St, and portions of North Main St, South Main St, Central St and Depot Sq. 

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Waldingfield Bridge Closure

MassDOT has scheduled repairs to the Waldingfield Rd bridge.  This will require the bridge to be closed to through traffic from August 26, 2019 to November 20, 2019.  Please plan accordingly as the detour will add extra time to your comm...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Bulky Item Fee

Curbside pickup of a bulky item requires a $10 sticker. Residents with curbside trash pickup are allowed to put out ONE bulky item (for example: sofa, chair, mattress, box spring or carpet -- no appliances or electronics) per we...

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Posted on: August 4, 2018

The Switch Rideable Artscape

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Creative County Initiative - Public Art ApplicationThe Switch Rideable ArtscapeProject Name*The Switch Rideable ArtScapeAmount Requested*$30,000.00  

AWARDED! AUGUST  2018Project Description*Please describe the project that will be funded...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Electronics and Styrofoam Recycling Events on Saturday, September 21

Recycle your electronics and Styrofoam at the Winthrop School on Saturday, September 21, from 9 AM to noon.

The Ipswich Waste Reduction Advisory Committee is sponsoring these two events at the Winthrop School. There is a minimal fee for electronics and pro...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Saturday, September 21

The annual Ipswich HHW collection will be held on Saturday, September 21, from 9 AM to noon. Residents may bring their pesticides, insecticides, oil-based paints and other hazardous waste to the transfer station. 

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

Boat Wrap Recycling Available Until September 28

Boat wrap can be recycled at the transfer station (180 Town Farm Road) until September 28. Wrap must be clean and placed in the designated dumpster. 

The transfer station is open Wednesdays and Saturdays (excluding holidays) from 8 AM to 3:30 PM. ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Bulky Item Fee

Curbside pickup of a bulky item requires a $10 sticker. Residents with curbside trash pickup are allowed to put out ONE bulky item (for example: sofa, chair, mattress, box spring or carpet -- no appliances or electronics) per we...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Notice of Open Seat on Ipswich Open Space Committee

The Open Space Committee is a seven-member committee appointed by the Town Moderator to pursue Town goals related to the conservation and protection of open space properties throughout town. The Committee oversees the Town's Open Space Bond land acquisiti...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

2018 Water Quality Report Now Available

Our most recent Water Quality Report for calendar year 2018 is now available! A copy of this annual report should have arrived in your mailbox by July 1st. If you haven't seen the report, you can download an electronic copy by clicking the link below or n...

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