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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: March 4, 2019

State Officials Urge Residents to Check Plants for Spotted Lanternfly

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Officials Urge Residents to Check Plants for Spotted Lanternfly

BOSTON — The MassachusettsDepartment of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) today announced that a single dead
specimen of spotted lanternfly, an invasive pest, was ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Reduced Evening Office Hours on 3/18/19 and 3/25/19

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On Monday March 18, 2019 and
March 25, 2019 evening office hours will be from 4:00 – 5:30 pm, as the Agentwill be in meetings. 

 

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

PUBLIC HEARING - ATM 2019 Warrant Rescheduled for March 25, 2019 Select Board Meeting

PUBLIC HEARING - ATM 2019 Warrant Rescheduled for March 25, 2019 at 7:15 PM Select Board Meeting, Ipswich Town Hall, Meeting Room A.


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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Associate Member Needed for Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

The ZBA meets once a month and acts on all matters within its jurisdiction as provided under MGL Chapter 40 A, the Ipswich Protective Zoning Bylaw and MGL Chapter 40 B. The Board considers Special Permit petitions for non-conforming uses and structures, d...

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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 18, 2018

Annual Town Meeting and Citizen Petition Article Submission

The Annual Town Meeting will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2019.  In order to accommodate notice and publication schedules, below is the schedule for the Warrant as it relates to Citizen Petitions. 

The Select Board will announce its intent to...

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Posted on: December 17, 2018

Annual Town Election

Annual Town Meeting and Annual Town Election - 2019

The Annual Town Meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the Ipswich Middle/High School, 130 High Street at 7:00 PM.

The Annual Town Election will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the Ipswich ...

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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 27, 2019

Free Dental Clinic

Polished, a Preventative Dental Care Program, will be at the Ipswich Town Hall, Room C, 25 Green Street on Thursday, April 4th  from 9am- 5pm providing free dental screenings, cleanings, sealants and fluoride for children by appointment only. Adu...

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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: June 14, 2018

Swing Dance

North Shore Swing Dance

Free with ID for Ipswich residents. 

Instruction 7-8pm NorthShore Swing Dance 

Huge heartfelt thanks to Greg Clarskson and the North Shore Swing Board for their collaboration on this offering!

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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: January 1, 2019

2019 Dog License Registrations

Dog registration period is Jan 1 - March 31. Fees are $15 for S/N & $20 for intact dogs. Per Town By-laws late fees are $10/mo. or part thereof for dogs registered after March 31st. Please contact the Town Clerk's Office with questions at 978.356.6677.

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Posted on: February 25, 2019

Nomination Papers for the 2019 Annual Town Election

Nomination papers for the Town Election are available at the Town Clerk's Office. Fifty certifiable voter signatures must be obtained for a name to be on the ballot. Available seats: Select Board-2; School Comm.-2; Housing Authority-1; Moderator-1.

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Posted on: January 1, 2019

2019 Annual Town Election Information

The Annual Town Election will be held on May 21, 2019. The open seats are: Select Board-2 seats/3 yrs; School Committee-2 seats/3 yrs; Housing Authority-1 seat/5yrs & Moderator-1 seat/1yr. Nomination Papers available Jan 2nd at the Town Clerk's Office.

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Sewer Improvements at Town Wharf - Week of 3/18/19

The Ipswich Wastewater Department and its contractor N. Granese & Sons will be upgrading an existing sewer structure at the Town Wharf starting March 18th, weather permitting. Construction of these upgrades is expected to take approximately 4 days. Wo...

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Posted on: April 11, 2018

Dow Dam Access Restricted

The Town and its contractor New England Infrastructure will be starting work on Dow Brook Dam Repairs in October. Access to the Dow Brook Dam is prohibited during construction. For your safety, please avoid any area where heavy equipment is being used.

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