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Santa by Sea Event has been CANCELLED this year !

Posted on November 12, 2019

    Feel Free to start off the Holiday Season at The Danvers Downtown Holiday Festival. From 2pm - 5pm.

Conservation Commission is looking for new members

Posted on November 6, 2019

The Town of Danvers Conservation Commission is looking for Danvers residents with interest or professional experience in the fields of natural resource conservation, engineering, land use development, or other related field to serve on the Conservation Commission. The Conservation Commission reviews projects in accordance with the Wetlands Protection Act and the Town of Danvers local...

Storm debris drop off offered to Danvers Residents at Transfer Station through Saturday

Posted on October 18, 2019

Due to the quantity of debris from the storm, Danvers is opening up the yard waste area of the Transfer Station to Danvers residents through Saturday. Residents may drop off brush and limbs up to 4 feet in length and 18 inches in diameter without a sticker and will not be charged. A Danvers ID...

Power Outage Update

Posted on October 17, 2019

OUTAGE UPDATE (as of 3:50 PM, 10/19/19): Crews have again worked through the night and Saturday, and have restore power to 98% of the Town. We continue to appreciate everyone's patience and support. Work is nearing completion on the extensive damage to Sylvan/Pine/Adams streets and is expected to be complete this afternoon. There are still...

WATER MAIN SHUTDOWNS:

Posted on September 25, 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 on Green Street between Shawmut Avenue and West Street to install a cap on the existing 8” water main (for future water booster station installation). Thursday September 26, 2019 on Shawmut Avenue only to install a check valve on the existing water main on Shawmut Avenue.   Residents affected have been...

Social Security is NOT Trying to Take Your Benefits

Posted on September 17, 2019

The Federal Trade Commission warns of a new "Imposter Scam" in their blog, posted on September 13, 2019. In this commonly reported scam, an automated message warns that your benefits are about to end. (Listen to the message by clicking here.)   Do not press 1.  Simply hang up.    Learn More About Social Security Fraud...

ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS – Crane, Fowler, Hampshire, Laurel, Lawrence

Posted on August 14, 2019

Beginning Thursday, August 15 (weather permitting), the Town of Danvers along with Brox Industries and D & R General Contracting will begin making roadway improvements to the above streets. The work to be accomplished includes the following: Brox Industries will begin milling the existing roadway surface August 15. D & R General Contracting will begin...

School Committee

Posted on August 12, 2019

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ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS – Mass Ave., Bowdoin St

Posted on August 8, 2019

Beginning Monday, August 12 (weather permitting), roadway improvements will be made to the above streets including: • Milling existing roadway surface the week August 12 • Raising structures August 14 • Final paving the week of August 26 Vehicles will not be allowed to park along the roadway from 7AM - 5PM. NOTE: Traffic will...

Danvers Moves to Level 4 Water Restrictions

Posted on August 7, 2019

The Town of Danvers announces a change in outdoor water restrictions to Level 4 on August 7, 2019, due to low flow in the Ipswich River.  Level 4 drought conditions allow outdoor lawn & garden watering with sprinklers and/or irrigation systems on Tuesday and Saturday ONLY, from 7:00PM to 10:00PM. Hand watering (hand held hoses...

Danvers Receives “AAA” Bond Rating

Posted on July 29, 2019

Danvers Receives “AAA” Bond Rating S&P Global Ratings Upgrades Danvers to Highest Possible Bond Rating Danvers, MA – Town Manager Steve Bartha announced that Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings (“S&P”) has upgraded the Town of Danvers general obligation bond rating from AA+ to AAA. In their 7/26/2019 Rating Summary, S&P noted that the upgrade reflected...

Peak Savings Events July 20 & 21 from 3PM-7PM

Posted on July 19, 2019

Danvers Peak Savings program will be calling events this weekend on both Saturday & Sunday, July 20 & 21 from 3PM-7PM. Please make sure you click "Yes" in the emails you receive to participate and qualify to win a credit to your electric bill. Even if you're not enrolled in the program, please reduce your...

UPDATE: WATER MAIN SHUTDOWN

Posted on July 18, 2019

On Thursday, July 18,  water service on Conant St, Burley Farm Rd & Stafford Rd (see previous post) will be shut down starting at 11:30PM and continuing to 10:00AM on July 19, weather dependent. If weather is an issue the work will be rescheduled, and you will be notified of the change. The Water Division...

WATER SHUTDOWN FOR VALVE REPLACEMENT

Posted on July 17, 2019

Conant Street from Burley Farm Rd to Prospect St Burley Farm Rd from Conant St to Stafford Rd Stafford Road (entire street)   Residents in the above areas may experience water loss for a 4 hour period as the Water Division works to isolate broken valve issues.  More information will be shared once the valve...

TRAFFIC SIGNAL INSTALLATION – SUMMER STREET AT MAPLE STREET INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS

Posted on July 15, 2019

The Electric Division, under the supervision of the Town's general contractor, Allied Paving Corporation, is scheduled to be on site to perform mast arm and signal installation from Wednesday, July 17 through Friday, July 19. Due to the nature of this type of construction, you will experience some temporary inconveniences. The Contractor will make every...

DANVERS MOVES TO LEVEL 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS

Posted on July 11, 2019

The Town of Danvers announces a change in outdoor water restrictions to Level 3 on July 12, 2019 due to low flow in the Ipswich River. Level 3 drought conditions allow outdoor lawn & garden watering with sprinklers and/or irrigation systems on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday ONLY, from 7:00PM to 8:00AM the next day. Hand...

GREEN STREET WATER MAIN IMPROVEMENTS

Posted on July 9, 2019

Aqualine Utility Incorporated, under the supervision of the Town of Danvers, will be exercising the existing water gate valve shutoffs and connecting the newly installed water main to the existing water main at the intersection of Michael Road and Green Street. This requires a temporary shutdown of the main and an interruption of water service...

FY20 WATER & SEWER RATES

Posted on June 28, 2019

The Water & Sewer Commissioners conducted a Public Hearing on Water & Sewer rates last night, June 27, 2019. After considerable debate, the Water & Sewer Commissioners, based on analysis and recommendations from staff, voted to increase the FY20 Water & Sewer rates by 15% and 1%, respectively, effective July 1, 2019. Under this model,...

DANVERS BATTLES RECYCLING CONTAMINATION

Posted on June 27, 2019

It’s Back to Basics Last year, recycling, as we knew it, changed with China’s crackdown on acceptable contamination levels known as “National Sword”. China’s < 0.5% acceptable contamination rate threshold now characterizes most of the US’s recycling exports as trash. The Town of Danvers and our recycling hauler, JRM, are working together to decrease “recycling...

NEW ONLINE UTILITY PAYMENT SOLUTIONS!

Posted on June 19, 2019

Payment Service Offers More Choices for Customers To provide utility customers easy access to make payments and offer more bill payment options, Danvers has upgraded our online payment system to an advanced electronic billing and payment solution through Invoice Cloud. Starting June 19, 2019, customers can choose to pay their utility bills by phone or...
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