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FREE CURBSIDE TEXTILE RECYCLING SERVICE STARTING DECEMBER 16

Posted on December 12, 2019

Beginning Monday, December 16, 2019 , Danvers residents with curbside trash and recycling pickup will be able to recycle unwanted textiles simply by bagging them and leaving them at the curb on their regular scheduled recycling collection day. The Danvers Department of Public Works (DPW) is providing this new service, free to the residents of...

FROST FISH BROOK EMBANKMENT RESTORATION PHASE II

Posted on December 11, 2019

As a result of sealed bids opened September 19, 2019; a contract has been awarded to T. Ford Company, Inc., 124 Tenney Street, Georgetown, MA; for the Frost Fish Brook Embankment Restoration Phase II Project, from Massachusetts Avenue to Cabot Road. The contractor will be performing these improvements under the supervision of the Town's consulting...
Social Security Scam

3 Most Popular Scams Targeting Seniors

Posted on December 11, 2019

From the National Council On Aging Economic Security Blog, by Brandy Bauer. Read the full post here. 1. Beware of Social Security spoofing calls 2. Watch for a new twist on the old grandparent scam 3. Only work with reputable agencies after a natural disaster
Genetic Testing Fraud

Genetic Testing Fraud

Posted on December 11, 2019

Genetic testing scams target seniors and professionals The Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) has seen a significant increase in complaints regarding genetic testing within the last year. The schemes range from complex kickback arrangements to criminals whose only goal is identity theft. Most states have reported these schemes, noting that health fairs, senior centers and apartments,...

Library Board Of Trustees

Posted on December 6, 2019

Library board of Trustees Agenda

TOWN OF DANVERS ELECTRIC DIVISION RESIDENTIAL ELECTRIC METER UPGRADE PROGRAM

Posted on December 6, 2019

Danvers Electric crews will be starting a year-long residential meter upgrade program beginning December 9. You may see a Danvers Electric truck in your neighborhood and our meter technicians going door to door. The technicians will notify residents upon arrival and leave a door hanger before doing the meter upgrade which typically takes less than...
parking ban

WINTER PARKING BAN IN EFFECT AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT

Posted on December 2, 2019

Winter Parking Ban will be in effect as of midnight tonight. This ban prohibits on-street parking throughout the Town. This ban will remain in effect until all winter operations related to the storm are completed. You will be notified when the ban has ended. Trash & Recycling pickup has been canceled for tomorrow, Tuesday, December...
Curbside pickup cancelled

CURBSIDE PICKUP CANCELLED TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3 – DELAYED FOR REMAINDER OF WEEK

Posted on December 2, 2019

Due to the hazardous road conditions expected tomorrow morning, all curbside pickup for Tuesday, December 3 has been cancelled. Please do not put your items curbside tomorrow. Trash, recycling and yard waste pickup will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the week. Please have your items out by 7am on your delayed...

DANVERS WINTER PARKING BAN

Posted on November 29, 2019

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...

FREE CURBSIDE TEXTILE RECYCLING SERVICE COMING TO DANVERS

Posted on November 21, 2019

Beginning Monday, December 16, 2019 , Danvers residents with curbside trash and recycling pickup will be able to recycle unwanted textiles simply by bagging them and leaving them at the curb on their regular scheduled recycling collection day. The Danvers Department of Public Works (DPW) is providing this new service, free to the residents of...

Tax Classification Correction – Message from the Town Manager

Posted on November 20, 2019

Dear Danvers Taxpayers, After conducting its annual tax classification hearing last night, the Danvers Board of Selectmen voted to adopt a shift of 1.40 from the residential class to commercial/industrial/personal property (CIP), continuing 15 years of practice maintaining a 66%/33% tax levy between residential and CIP.  The spreadsheet used to project the shift’s impact on...

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...
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