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Danvers Winter Parking Ban

Posted on December 4, 2018

When is it?   The winter parking ban may be enacted from December 1 to April 1 if weather conditions warrant. How is parking affected?   The Danvers Winter Parking Ban for “normal” operations prohibits on-street parking between 1:00 AM and 6:00 AM only if the parking ban is implemented.  During a “major” winter storm, the parking...

Discolored Water Issues

Posted on November 30, 2018

The Water Division continues to battle discolored water issues due to Manganese from Well 2. This water will not cause health hazards even though it appears dirty. We currently have 3 crews out flushing various areas of Town to clear the discoloration in the system as quickly as possible.. If you have concerns, please contact...

Chimney Scam Alert

Posted on November 28, 2018

The Town of Danvers has received reports concerning discount chimney sweep scams.  In an effort to keep our residents informed, and thus reducing the number of victims, the Town of Danvers is alerting residents to the following scam: SCAM ALERT - Chimney - Nov2018

Danvers Holiday Festival

Posted on November 20, 2018

Saturday, December 1st from 2:00-5:00pm.  Please see flyer for details. 2018 Holiday Festival
Hanukkah

Hanukkah Celebration

Posted on November 16, 2018

Join with family & friends for the lighting of the menorah on Monday, December 3, 2018 at 6:00 pm on the grounds of the Peabody Institute Library, 15 Sylvan Street by the Rotary Pavilion. The event will be a menorah lighting complete with sufganiot (traditional jelly donuts), potato latkes and hot chocolate (not so traditional...

Free Flu Clinic

Posted on November 14, 2018

Get Your Flu Shot!   No Appointment Needed! Public Health Nurses from the North Shore area Boards of Health will be holding a FREE FLU CLINIC for all North Shore Residents, Infants 6 months to Adults. The clinic will be held at: Danvers YMCA 34 Pickering Street Danvers MA 01923 November 15, 2018 3pm to 6pm...
Final Paving Detour

UPDATE: MAPLE STREET AND SUMMER STREET INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS – FINAL PAVING

Posted on November 13, 2018

Allied Paving Corporation will be on site to complete final paving at the intersection of Summer and Maple Street. A traffic detour will be implemented by the Contractor, with assistance from the Danvers Police Department on Thursday, November 15 from 7:00am to 5:00pm, weather dependent. Maple Street EASTBOUND Traffic shall be detoured. Beginning at Pine...

Tobacco Retailer Training

Posted on November 13, 2018

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 danversma.gov/departments/board-of-health/. In sum, this...

Conservation Commission is looking for new members

Posted on October 22, 2018

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...
Maple & Summer St. Milling

MAPLE STREET AND SUMMER STREET INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS – ROADWAY MILLING

Posted on October 18, 2018

Allied Paving Corporation will be completing roadway milling operations at the intersection of Summer and Maple Street. A traffic detour will be implemented by the Contractor, with assistance from the Danvers Police Department from Monday October 22-23, weather depending. Maple Street EASTBOUND Traffic shall be detoured. Beginning at Pine Street, all eastbound traffic will follow...
Bag Drive

Reusable Bag Drive

Posted on October 16, 2018

Danvers passed a Plastic Bag Reduction By-law at our May 2018 Town Meeting. Effective June 1, 2019, disposable plastic checkout bags will no longer be allowed in Danvers. To help any residents who may be impacted by this ban, Danvers is working with Danvers Interfaith Partnership's Earth Stewards to organize "Reusable Bag Drives". The first...

Catch Basin Cleaning

Posted on October 12, 2018

BMC Will be in Town for the next two weeks cleaning 1,200 catch basins. They will be starting in the Northfield area. We will update their location as information becomes available. If you have any questions, please contact the Street Division at 978-762-0231.

Locust Street & Wenham Street Sewer Main Cleaning

Posted on October 12, 2018

National Water Main Cleaning Company is scheduled to continue with sewer cleaning and investigative work on Saturday, October 13 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Due to the nature of this type of construction, you will experience some temporary inconveniences such as noise, small vibrations and temporary traffic controls used to circumvent your vehicles around the equipment....

Maple Street & Summer Street Update

Posted on October 12, 2018

Allied Paving is scheduled to continue with sidewalk pavement preparation and site cleanup on Saturday, October 13 from 8:00am to 4:00pm (weather permitting). Due to the nature of this type of construction, you will experience some temporary inconveniences such as noise, dust, small vibrations and temporary traffic controls used to circumvent your vehicles around the...

Water Treatment Plant Repairs Completed

Posted on October 12, 2018

Please be advised that the Water Treatment Plant is back up and running. Water in the distribution system will be changing direction, so sediment in the pipes is expected to stir and you may experience discolored water. The water is safe to use and drink. If you experience discolored water, please flush out your system...

Water Treatment Plant Repairs

Posted on October 9, 2018

Please be advised that the Water Treatment Plant is undergoing repairs due to a pump failure. In the interim, water for the Towns of Danvers & Middleton is being supplied by our wells and Danvers will be purchasing water from the Salem/Beverly Water District. Water in the pipes will be changing direction, so sediment in...
Traffic Island Sketch

MAPLE STREET AND SUMMER STREET INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS

Posted on October 4, 2018

The construction of the new traffic island on Summer Street will begin on Tuesday, October 9, weather dependent. This will create a new traffic pattern at the intersection of Maple Street and Summer Street. All traffic traveling southbound on Summer Street that wishes to take a left onto Maple Street MUST stay to the left...

DANVERS MOVES TO LEVEL 1 – NORMAL WINTER CONDITIONS

Posted on September 27, 2018

On October 1, the Town of Danvers moves to Level 1 – Normal Winter Conditions of our Outdoor Water Use Restrictions policy. This means that there are no longer water restrictions in place. This level normally runs from October 1 through April 30. The Town would like to thank its residents for following these water...

Final Paving – Locust Street

Posted on September 27, 2018

FINAL PAVING Locust Street - Friday, September 28. In the event of rain, this work will be rescheduled to Monday, October 1. Vehicles will not be allowed to park along the roadway from 6:15am-5:00pm. The Roadway will be closed at times. You can expect delays, so please bear with us. The outcome of the project...

Locust Street Roadway Improvements

Posted on September 13, 2018

Due to inclement weather, roadway improvements to Locust Street from #315 to the Topsfield Town Line were delayed and will now take place on Saturday, September 15, Monday, September 17 and into Tuesday, September 18 (weather permitting). The existing roadway surface will be Hot in-placed. This process will heat, smooth, and restore the existing road...
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