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Fall 2021 Roadway Improvements

Posted on September 24, 2021

ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS River St., Mead, Kent, Short, Rodgers Rd., Reservoir Dr. Beginning September 29, 2021 (weather permitting).  The Town of Danvers will begin making roadway improvements to the above street.  The work to be accomplished includes the following: Brox Industries will begin milling the existing roadway surface. McIver Brothers will begin Handicap work once milling...

Scheduled Phone Maintenance – Today

Posted on September 17, 2021

The phone system at the DPW Business Office will undergo scheduled maintenance starting at noon today, Friday, September 17. During the approximate two-hour maintenance window, all phone lines will be down, which affects the Electric, Street, Water, and Sewer divisions. If a resident/customer is experiencing an emergency and needs to reach one of the previously...

Statement from Danvers Town Officials Following Allegations of Racial Profiling at a Local Business

Posted on September 9, 2021

Yesterday, the Town of Danvers received a letter describing an incident and alleged racial profiling at a Danvers business, which included a racially insensitive comment made by the Danvers Police Officer who was called to respond.  The Town extends its apologies for the unsettling experience the family had at a local business and for the...

West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in a pool of mosquitoes collected in Danvers

Posted on September 3, 2021

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced yesterday that West Nile virus (WNV) has been detected in a pool of mosquitoes collected in the Town of Danvers WNV is most commonly transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The mosquitoes that carry this virus are common throughout the state and are...

Danvers Fire Department Is Awarded $996,627 Safer Grant To Hire 3 Firefighters

Posted on August 31, 2021

On Friday, August 27, 2021, the Town of Danvers received notification that the Danvers Fire Department had been awarded roughly $1.0 million in FY 2020 SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response) Grant funds from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The SAFER Grant was created to provide funding directly...

Household Hazardous Waste Day September 18, 2021

Posted on August 20, 2021

Danvers, MA – It happens only once a year…Household Hazardous Waste Day! The Town of Danvers will conduct a collection on Saturday, September 18 from 8:00 AM to Noon at the Danvers Transfer Station on East Coast Road off Route 1 South. Clean Harbors has been selected and will assist as the contractor. This is...

Face Coverings Required in Town Buildings Effective 8/16/21

Posted on August 12, 2021

The Danvers Town Manager, in consultation with the Director of Public Health, has announced that effective Monday, August 16, 2021, face coverings will be required at all times inside Town offices/buildings, regardless of vaccination status. This decision was based on the recent uptick in delta-variant cases in Danvers and the CDC’s recent designation of Essex...

Transfer Station Service Update Aug 11, 2021

Posted on August 11, 2021

Transfer Station Update (8/11/21):  The Transfer Station is closed to residential and commercial trash disposal Wednesday 8/11/21 for equipment repairs.  The Transfer Station will be open for ONLY Yard Waste and Recycling drop off.  This will NOT impact residential curbside pickup.  The DPW will post updates as we receive them.  Reminder that next week is...

DPW has Recycling carts, bins and compost bins in Stock!

Posted on July 13, 2021

Items are available for purchase with CHECK ONLY made out to the Town of Danvers: 32 gallon wheeled recycling carts with covers – $40 22 gallon recycling bins – $5 80 gallon Earth Machine backyard compost bins – $25 Residents must call 978-762-0231 to make an appointment for pickup at 95 Hobart Street. Pickup is...

Danvers moves back to Level 2 Outdoor Water Restriction 7/12/2021

Posted on July 12, 2021

Danvers, MA – On July 12, the Town of Danvers will move back to Level 2 - Seasonal Conditions of our Outdoor Water Use Restrictions policy. This means Outdoor Lawn and Garden Watering is allowed between the hours of 7:00 P.M. & 8:00 A.M. ONLY.  The rain volume experienced so far in month of July...

Storm Alert

Posted on July 8, 2021

In anticipation of tomorrow’s forecasted heavy rains and strong winds we are sharing  a few important reminders: Please secure or bring inside any outdoor furniture or other objects that might present a hazard in high winds.  If you have yard debris that may move from high winds, please secure it. Please stay away from downed...

Danvers moves back to Level 3 Water Restrictions 7-7-2021

Posted on July 8, 2021

DANVERS MOVES TO LEVEL 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS   Danvers, MA – On July 7, 2021, the Town of Danvers announces a change in outdoor water restrictions to Level 3.  Level 3 drought conditions allow outdoor lawn & garden watering with sprinklers and/or irrigation systems on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday ONLY, from 7:00 PM to 8:00...

Dog Park Renovation

Posted on July 7, 2021

We’re pleased to announce an anticipated construction start date the week of July 12th for planned renovations to the Danvers Dog Park. In order to assure the safety of our park users and minimize construction delays, it will be necessary to close the dog park during the renovations for a period of approximately seven (7)...

Danvers Moves to Level 4 Water Restrictions July 1

Posted on July 1, 2021

Danvers, MA ­- The Town of Danvers announces a change in outdoor water restrictions to Level 4 on July 1, 2021, 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...

Final Paving Hobart Street

Posted on June 15, 2021

#Trafficadvisory ***Final Paving Hobart Street (Maple to Pine)*** Paving of Hobart Street is scheduled for Wednesday, June 16, 2021 (weather permitting). Vehicles will not be allowed to park along the roadway between 6:15 am and 5:00pm on Wednesday.  The roadway will be closed at times and you may experience travel delays. We appreciate your patience...

North Shore Coalition for a Safe Summer Celebrates More Than 157,000 Residents Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Posted on June 15, 2021

With new virus variant confirmed in Massachusetts, work through June will focus on reaching youth and disproportionately impacted communities  June 15, 2021 -- Today the North Shore Coalition for a Safe Summer announced 157,941 residents across its 10 participating communities have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The number represents 61 percent of the total population....

Massachusetts State Senator Lovely’s Virtual Office Hours

Posted on June 9, 2021

Massachusetts State Senator Joan Lovely will hold virtual office hours every Tuesday from 4:00-5:00 pm. Constituents can register for an appointment time online using this link. Register here: https://tinyurl.com/y57g3owh All are welcome.  Senator Lovely is always available by email [email protected] or by leaving a message at (617) 722-1410.  You can also find updated information on the...

Town Manager Names New Police Chief and Police Captain

Posted on June 8, 2021

Press Release - DPD Chief and Captain - June2021

Flag Half-Staff Notification for Monday, May 31, 2021 : Memorial Day

Posted on May 31, 2021

Please be advised that Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has ordered that on Monday, May 31, 2021, the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until noon and be displayed at full staff from noon until sunset in honor of Memorial Day....

US Flag Half-Staff Notification – Remembering Victims of Senseless Acts of Violence in San Jose, California

Posted on May 27, 2021

Please be advised that in honor and remembrance of the victims of the tragedy today, May 26, 2021, in San Jose, California, and in accordance with the Presidential proclamation, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, has ordered that the United States of America flag and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts flag shall be flown at half-staff at all...
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