Posted on: January 13, 2017

REMINDER: Dog Licensing Period is Upon Us!

Per Town of Ipswich By-Law Chapter 15 Section 5: Animal Control. All dogs over the age of six months MUST be licensed annually between January 1 and March 31 with the town.

Cost:

Altered (neutered/spayed): $15.00 per dog

Intact: $20.00 per dog

Payable:

By cash...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Dogs On Pavilion Beach

ON leash dogs are allowed on Pavilion Beach from Labor Day to Memorial Day (season ending 5/28/17 at midnight). Please be advised any owner/keeper/handler of any number of dogs caught on the beach off leash will be subject to Violations in accordance wi...Read on...


Posted on: January 25, 2017

Tax Relief for Ipswich Seniors

The Town of Ipswich recently mailed to Ipswich Seniors this letter in an effort to increase awareness of the Massachusetts Circuit Breaker Tax Credit.  There will be an informational meeting held at the Town Hall on Tuesday, January 31 at 10...

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Posted on: February 17, 2017

One Wine and Malt Restaurant Liquor License Available in Ipswich

Ipswich currently has one (1) wine and malt restaurant (section 12) liquor license available.  Applications will be accepted in the Town Manager’s Office March 1 - 8, 2017 until 2:00 PM.  All interested parties should contact J...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Speaker Series: Sustainable Landscape Maintenance Presentation

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On Wednesday, March 22, the Ipswich Conservation CommissionSpeaker’s Series will be hosting Jamie Banks and Jeanne Kempthorne of Quiet
Communities for a program on ‘Sustainable Landscap...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017

Administrative Changes in the Conservation Office. CORRECTION

CORRECTION - The number of copies required for filings has changed. You now must submit an original and 2 copies of all 8 ½ by 11” documents, and an original and 6 copies of all documents larger than 8 ½ by 11”. &...Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2017

Reports Released from Study of Coastal Bank in Ipswich

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These report include: 

  • "Ipswich River Coastal Bank Stabilization Pilot Project, Ipswich, MA: Task 2 Report" prepared by Horsley Witten; and 
  • "Ipswich River Coastal Bank Stabilization Pilot Project, Prepared For: The Town Of Ipswich. Task 2 Dr...
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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Ipswich Window Box Garden Program

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The Town of Ipswich is partnering with Whittier Technical High School & The Ipswich Business Roundtable to provide WindowBoxGardens at the lowest possible cost tobusinesses in our downtown district.

If you are interested in having a WindowBoxGarden built f...

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Register your interest here.
Posted on: January 12, 2017

Downtown Assessment 2014

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Read document that will be referenced at the upcoming 2017 Ipswich Business Forum.

Link to Report: 2014 Downtown Assessment

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Open Burning/ Burn Permits

By state regulation, open burning will begin on January 15.  Please keep in mind that weather conditions can change rapidly. If winds kick up or other atmospheric conditions change suddenly, making it unsafe to burn, permits can be rescinded (can...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

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Posted on: April 6, 2016

Nichols Field Virtual Tour Video Release

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Experience Nichols Field in this video made possible in part through a grant from the Ipswich Cultural Council, filmed and produced by Tess O'Connor, and featuring Ipswich residents enjoying the natural beauty of one of the Town's open space treasures.


Posted on: February 2, 2017

Polished- Preventative Dental Care Program for Children and Adults

Polished  will be at Town Hall, Room C, on Wednesday, April 19th from 9-5pm providing FREE dental screenings, cleanings, sealants and fluoride for children by appointment only. Adults can receive screenings and cleanings for $49. For questions an...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Volunteers Wanted for the Medical Reserve Corps

The Ipswich Public Health Department is seeking
individuals who are interested in joining the local Medical Reserve Corps(MRC), Topsfield Regional Medical Reserve Corps. Medical Reserve Corps are made
up of volunteers, medical and non-medical, who ass...

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Posted on: January 9, 2017

EXCLUSION FROM THE APPLICATION OF PESTICIDES

Property owners who want to exclude their property from the application of pesticides, such as spraying for mosquito control, must notify the Town Clerk in writing before March 1, 2017. You need to send a certified letter providing the name, address, tele...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

The 911 Good Samaritan Law

An overdose is a medical emergency. The 911
Good Samaritan Law provides protection from drug possession chargeswhen an overdose victim or an overdose witness seeks medical attention. 
This law
helps reduce overdose deaths by removing barriers to c...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Operation HOPE (Heroin – Opiate Prevention Effort)

Since July 1, 2016, The Ipswich Police Department has
implement Operation HOPE (Heroin – Opiate Prevention Effort).  Any personwho enters the Ipswich Police Station, between the hours of 6:00 am and 6:00
pm, and requests help with t...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Electronics Recycling Event MARCH 4

Check here for details and pricing.

Posted on: February 17, 2017

Presidents’ Day Trash and Recycling Pickup Delay

Please have your trash and recycling on the curb by 6 AM on the day AFTER your usual pickup day. Friday pickups will be made on Saturday.

Curbside compost pickup will NOT be delayed. Please have your cart at the curb by 6 AM on Wednesday.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Recyclables CANNOT Be Placed in Plastic Bags

Our hauler, JRM, will NOT collect any recycling in plastic bags, and any recyclable material placed out in a plastic bag will be left. If there are visible plastic bags in a recycling bin, the entire bin will be left behind. Styrofoam also cannot be place...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

Community Contra Dance

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Music by Egrets OnlyDances called by AnnaTown Hall Gym, 25 Green Street

7-9pm Once a month on a FridayJan.13Feb.10March 10April 7May 12The event is Free & Public thanks to TD Bank for their generous support!Open to all ages, no experience necessary. We...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Electronics Recycling Event MARCH 4

Check here for details and pricing.

Posted on: February 17, 2017

Presidents’ Day Trash and Recycling Pickup Delay

Please have your trash and recycling on the curb by 6 AM on the day AFTER your usual pickup day. Friday pickups will be made on Saturday.

Curbside compost pickup will NOT be delayed. Please have your cart at the curb by 6 AM on Wednesday.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Recyclables CANNOT Be Placed in Plastic Bags

If there are visible plastic bags in a recycling bin, the entire bin will be left behind. Styrofoam also cannot be placed in your recycling bin, so both the Styrofoam and the contents of the bin will not be picked up.

Although this policy has been in effec...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Conservation Speaker Series: Sustainable Landscape Maintenance

The presentation will discuss specific sustainable landscape practices that can be used to improve not only plant and lawn health, but also human and animal health and environmental quality. Jamie Banks is a health and environmental scientist and Executiv...

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Posted on: January 1, 2017

Nomination Papers Available

Nomination Papers for the Town Election are available at the Town Clerk's Office. The open seats are: Selectmen-2 Seats; School Committee-3 Seats; Moderator-1 Seat. For a name to be placed on the ballot, 50 certifiable signatures must be obtained.

Posted on: January 3, 2017

2017 Dog Registrations & Renewals

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: March 1, 2016

New Wastewater Rates

The Wastewater Commissioners voted to increase wastewater rates effective May 1, 2016.

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Water Main Break - Lakeman's Lane (Thursday 2/23/17 9PM)

The Water Department is currently responding to a water main break on Lakeman's Lane.  Area residents will experience any of the following: a loss in water, low pressure and dirty water.  The break is expected to take all night to repair...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Water Supply Emergency Declaration Terminated

Effective January 26, 2017, the water supply emergency declaration issued by MassDEP is terminated and all water restrictions are lifted.

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