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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Eary Filing Deadline Change for 7/17/19 Conservation meeting to 7/1/19

Change in filing deadline for the 7/17/19 Conservation Commission Meeting
New early deadline is Monday 7/1/19 due to July 4th Holiday.

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Speaker Series - Gulls of Appledore - June 26th

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On Wednesday, June 26th the Ipswich Conservation Commission will be hosting Sarah Courchesne who will be presenting a program on ‘The Secret Lives of the Gulls of Appledore’. The program is at 7 p.m. in Room A at the Ipswich Town Hall....

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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: May 23, 2019

The Secret Lives of the Gulls of Appledore

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On Wednesday, June 26th the Ipswich Conservation Commission will be hosting Sarah Courchesne who will be presenting a program on ‘The Secret Lives of the Gulls of Appledore’. The program is at 7 p.m. in Room A at the Ipswich Town Hall....

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Dedication of Downtown Riverwalk Extension

On Friday, June 21st, at 6:30 pm, the Town will hold a ceremony to officially dedicate the extension of the Downtown Riverwalk.The ceremony will be held on site, along the southern bank of the Ipswich River off of Union Street behind the EBSCO parking lot...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Dedication of Downtown Riverwalk Extension

On Friday, June 21st, at 6:30 pm, the Town will hold a ceremony to officially dedicate the extension of the Downtown Riverwalk.The ceremony will be held on site, along the southern bank of the Ipswich River off of Union Street behind the EBSCO parking lot...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Building Permit Site Inspections Underway

The Assessor’s Office has contracted with Patriot Properties, Inc. to conduct field review and property inspections throughout Ipswich in connection with building permits issued. The inspections started on Friday, May 31st.  These inspe...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Pop Up Farmers Market, Friday June 21st, Ipswich Middle Green

Back by popular demand and the efforts of a generous volunteer, the Ipswich Farmers Market will be popping up on Friday June 21st to celebrate Summer Solstice as well locally made foods and goods. The Pop Up Market will run from 4pm – 7pm on the...

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

Finance Committee Vacancy

Ipswich residents are encouraged to submit an online appointment request for the Select Board appointed three year term vacancy currently open on the Finance Committee.  For more information, please see our Board, Committees and Commissions webpa...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

One More Chance to Name The Property!

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The Select Board wants to give Ipswich residents another opportunity to cast their vote for the name of the athletic fields and open space property at 24 Candlewood Road, known as Pony Express. So, we’ve opened up the public survey again. If you didn’t ge...

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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: 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: May 7, 2019

Select Board Statement Presented at Bi-Board Meeting on May 6, 2019

Last week, Town officials and board members learned of allegations by the Ipswich Educational Foundation (IEF) that Kevin Murphy, who served in the role of Treasurer to that organization for several years, had misappropriated funds in excess of $280,000 t...

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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: May 23, 2019

Turkey Hill Conservation Area Girl Scout Take Action Project

Troop members Abi D., Anna M., Grace T., and Katherine F. hiked the 1.5 mile Turkey Hill Conservation Area loop trail, and gathered elevations and trail distances along the way. Those features were added to a map that includes Points of Interest, which we...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Vacancy for Associate Member on Planning Board

For more information about the Planning Board Associate Member vacancy please contact Ethan Parsons in the Planning and Development Department. Thank you for your interest.

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

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: May 31, 2019

Mile Lane Paving Project Update

The Town has contracted with Aggregate Industries for the repaving of Mile Lane.  Prep work/reclaiming the road is scheduled for Wednesday, June 12, and Thursday,  June 13. Paving is scheduled for Friday, June 14. For more information pl...

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Public Works
Posted on: June 6, 2019

The Switch Ridable Artscape at Bialek Park

The DPW will begin prep work for the The Switch Ridable Artscape at Bialek Park today. Prep work is scheduled to take approx one week to complete. Construction of The Switch Ridable Artscape is scheduled to start the week of June 17th.

Public Works
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: June 17, 2019

Pop-Up Ipswich Farmers Market

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4-7pm, Friday, June 21, Center Green 36 South Main Street, Ipswich
Great Local Vendors, Live Music by Bottles & Cans

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

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Good Night Captain White

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History Alive, Inc. PresentsGoodnight, Captain White!An interactive play set in 19th Century New England

At the Ipswich Museum's historic Heard House54 South Main Street, IpswichPerformances on Saturdays:

June 8th & 22th

July 13th & 27th

August 10th &...

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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: April 3, 2019

Boat Wrap Recycling Available at Transfer Station

Boat wrap can be recycled at the transfer station (180 Town Farm Road) from April 3 to 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...

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Solid Waste & Recycling
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: May 24, 2019

Antennae Upgrades at Plover Hill Water Tank

AT&T and its contractor Empire Telecom will be upgrading antennae equipment located at the water tank on Plover Hill Road starting on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Regular working hours will be between 8 AM and 6 PM, Monday through Friday. This work will be ...

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