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Tobacco Retailer Training

November 13, 2018 To All Tobacco Sales Permit Holders: On May 3, 2018, the Danvers Board of Health, acting under authority of MGL Chapter 111, Section 31, voted to restrict the sales of flavored nicotine products.  A copy of the regulation which takes effect January 1, 2019 may be found at In sum, this … Continued

Danvers Memorial Day Events

DANVERS MEMORIAL DAY EVENTS   FLAG PLACEMENT AT WALNUT GROVE CEMETERY The public can honor veterans resting in peace by placing flags at veteran gravesites at Walnut Grove Cemetery on Wednesday, May 23 and Thursday, May 24 from 4 PM to 7PM.  The Danvers Veterans Services Officer will be distributing flags at the Sylvan Street entrance to … Continued

Board of Health Restricts Sales of Flavored Tobacco Products

On Thursday May 3, 2018, the Board of Health held a hearing on the adoption of an amendment to our regulation on the sale of tobacco products. This amendment prohibits the sale of flavored tobacco products (cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco and e-cigs/vape) in Danvers stores unless the store is 21+ to enter.  This new requirement … Continued


Public Health Nurses from the North Shore area Boards of Health will be holding a FREE FLU CLINIC for all residents of the North Shore, ages 6 months and up. The clinic will be held at: Danvers YMCA 34 Pickering Street Danvers MA 01923 February 8th, 2PM-7PM If you have insurance, please bring your card … Continued

Sandy Beach, Annual Report

Sandy Beach, Annual Report Labor Day marks the end of water quality testing at Sandy Beach for the year and the Board of Health receives a brief report from their staff at the conclusion of testing.  This year, Sandy Beach did quite well in terms of bacteria levels. To summarize the requirements in Massachusetts for … Continued

Support Strays in Need

Strays in Need is a local non-profit animal rescue organization here in Danvers.  If you would like to support this great organization in their mission, then shop Amazon! Whenever you plan to make a purchase at Amazon, use this link and .5% of your purchase price will be donated to Strays in Need. The … Continued

June 1 Board of Health Wrap-Up

Health and Veterans’ Newsletter 6th Edition June 6, 2017 The Board of Health met for their routine meeting on June 1 here at Town Hall. Here is the wrap-up of their meeting.

Health and Veterans’ Newsletter – June 1, 2017

5th Edition June 1, 2017 This is a grave topic (intentional pun) intentionally timed for Memorial Day, with all due respect, to relate burial grounds, veterans, and public health. I hope you find it interesting.

I Want You! – May 23, 2017

From a Letter to the Editor authored by Peter Mirandi published in the Salem News,  May 23, 2017. The famous poster stating, “I Want You”, is perhaps the most successful marketing tool in American history. A war machine was recruited time and again with a request from Uncle Sam, in his stars and stripes top … Continued

Placing Flags at Veterans’ Gravesites – Walnut Grove Cemetery

The public is invited to participate in honoring all veterans resting in peace at Walnut Grove Cemetery by placing flags at veteran gravesites.  On Wednesday & Thursday, May 24 & 25, from 4PM to 7PM, the Danvers Veterans Services Officer will be distributing flags at the Sylvan Street entrance to the cemetery (across from the … Continued

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