Posted on: May 23, 2017

Patriot Properties Inspections

The Board of Assessors are beginning the Fiscal Year 2018 revaluation of personal property.  Patriot Properties has been contracted to perform data collection, and will be visiting local businesses for the purpose of reviewing personal property. ...

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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 ...
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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Date change for June Special Town Meeting

The Board of Selectmen has voted to change the date of the June Special Town Meeting from June 19 to June 27, 2017.  Further they have voted to keep the warrant open until June 8, 2017 at 10:00 AM for the Special Town Meeting in June.  T...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Special Town Meeting scheduled for June 27 at 7 pm

A special town meeting has been scheduled for June 27 at 7 pm in the Ipswich Performing Arts Center to ask for additional funds for site and design work at the Doyon site. Until last week, the proposed site was the present Winthrop school, but parking lim...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Patriot Properties Inspections

The Board of Assessors are beginning the Fiscal Year 2018 revaluation of personal property.  Patriot Properties has been contracted to perform data collection, and will be visiting local businesses for the purpose of reviewing personal property. ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Pony Express Property UPdate

Pony Express Project Update

We are writing to provide the community with an update on the Pony Express acquisition and athletic field improvements.

On January 24, 2017 Special Town Meeting approved the purchase of 30 acres of the former Pony Express Farm on...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Native Edibles Walk

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The Town of Ipswich’s Strawberry Hill property features lovely pastoral and coastal scenery. That said, the presence of invasive plant species over much of the property detracts from its ecological values. To address this, the Town is partnering ...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

New Self-guided Trail Walk at Turkey Hill Conservation Area

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The Ipswich Open Space Program has added a “self-guided tour” component to the existing 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 of the pr...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Ipswich Public Health Department Offers Sun Safety Tips

Astemperatures rise and residents prepare to spend more time outdoors, the
Ipswich Health Department is raising awareness about the risks of sun damageand providing tips to ensure sun safety this summer. 
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The
sun’s UV rays are most...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Prevent Contact with Ticks and Avoid Tick-borne Illnesses

In this area, ticks are especially prevalent from April to September, but residents should remember that tick bites can happen anytime of the year. Ticks hibernate during the winter months and look for a host to latch onto when temperatures rise. <_o3a_p>

To preve...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Protect Yourself Against Mosquitoes

In this area, mosquitoes are most
prevalent from May to August, but remain active until the first timetemperatures fall below freezing. In Massachusetts, mosquitoes can spread West
Nile Virus and eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).
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West Nile Virus infec...

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Posted on: June 9, 2017

Summer Camps and Other Programs for Children

Each year, Recreational camps for
children ranging from sports-based camps to traditional outdoor camps must beinspected and licensed by the local board of health. To be licensed, a camp must
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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 assist...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Gypsy Moths

Information is available from the Department of Conservation and Recreation, an agency of Massachusetts Environmental Affairs.

Additional information can be obtained from UMassAmherst and the USDA Forest Service.

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Spring 2017 Paving Update

Final paving of Brown Sq  has been canceled today 6-20-17.  Final paving will begin tomorrow at 6 a.m.  Once Brox completes the work on Brown Sq they will move to South Village Green for final paving.  This schedule is ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Linebrook Rd Sidewalk and Road Improvement Projet

The Town has contracted with Nocella Paving for the Linebrook Rd Sidewalk & Road Improvement Project.  Please see the below for updated project information. Use the below email addresses to contact the Town, Engineer or contractor regarding t...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Rain Barrel Sale!

The Ipswich Water Department has partnered with Corliss Bros. to offer residents discounted rain barrels.

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Outdoor Water Use Bylaw

The Town has developed an outdoor water use bylaw for consideration at the Annual Town Meeting in May.  The bylaw will include restrictions on private water sources.  The Water Rules and Regulations will contain the specific details on t...

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Draft Bylaw & Regulation Amendment