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Town Office Remain Open by Appointment Only

Posted on January 8, 2021

Town offices, including Town Hall and the DPW Business Office, will be open to the public by appointment only through January 24 during the regular business hours. Residents are encouraged to conduct Town business online via the Town website (danversma.gov) or over the phone. In-person services at Town offices will be available in extraordinary circumstances...
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Student Calendars available to Danvers residents next week

Posted on January 8, 2021

The Town of Danvers Department of Public Works (DPW) is pleased to present our 2021 calendar.  This calendar recognizes the creative talents of the sixth grade art students at the Holten Richmond Middle School who participated in a Poster Contest to publicize RECYCLING.  Students learned that Danvers has dual stream recycling—meaning that residents should have...

Christmas Tree Pickup – Saturday, January 9

Posted on January 4, 2021

Christmas Tree Pickup is scheduled for Saturday, January 9. This is the ONLY curbside pickup. Trees must be curbside by 7AM. Trees will be composted and must be bare. No ornaments, tinsel, lights, tree stands, plastic bags, etc.

Guidance for New Year’s

Posted on December 31, 2020

The Town of Danvers wishes all residents a safe, healthy, and happy New Year.   The safest way to celebrate the new year is to celebrate at home with the people who live with you or virtually with friends and family. Staying home is the best way to protect yourself and others.  Travel and gatherings with family and friends...

Town offices open by appointment only

Posted on December 21, 2020

Due to the recent rise in positive COVID-19 cases both in Danvers and regionally, Town offices will be open to the public by appointment only. This rollback to earlier operations employed this summer contributes to the Town’s effort to minimize community spread and help protect residents and employees.   Residents are encouraged to conduct Town...

Municipal Leaders Ask State House for Small Business Relief

Posted on December 20, 2020

Danvers Town Manager, Steve Bartha, the MAPC and more than 50 other Massachusetts municipal leaders are calling on State House leadership to provide immediate relief for small businesses struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic. A coalition of 53 officials representing cities and towns throughout Massachusetts signed a letter urging the Legislature to help small businesses bridge...
Parking Ban Ended

Winter Parking Ban has ended

Posted on December 18, 2020

The Danvers Winter Parking Ban has ended. Thank you for your cooperation as we cleared the roads from the storm. Please note that curbside collection is delayed by one day for the remainder of the week. Any items out for curbside collection must be clear of snow in order to be picked up. JRM can...
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Winter Parking Ban in Effect 12/17 at 1:00am – Curbside Pickup Delay

Posted on December 16, 2020

The Danvers Department of Public Works has declared that a Winter Parking Ban will be in effect as of 1:00 AM on Thursday, December 17. This ban prohibits on-street parking throughout the Town at any time. This ban will remain in effect until all winter operations related to the coming storm are completed. The Danvers...

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Statewide Rollback to Phase 3, Step 1

Posted on December 9, 2020

Yesterday the Baker-Polito Administration announced that effective Sunday, December 13th, all communities in Massachusetts, including Danvers, will return to Step 1 of Phase 3, of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan (see full announcement here). This will reduce indoor capacities across a broad range of sectors of the economy and tighten several other workplace restrictions. The Administration...

Virtual Downtown Holiday Tree Lighting event this Saturday at 5:00

Posted on December 9, 2020

We are looking forward to the Virtual Downtown Holiday Tree Lighting event this Saturday at 5:00 We hope you will tune in.  Watch on Comcast channel 99, Verizon channel 36 and online via Danvers Community Access Television website.

Town of Danvers Offers Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing for All Residents

Posted on December 8, 2020

Starting on Thursday, December 10, 2020, the Town of Danvers, in partnership with Cataldo Ambulance, will begin offering free drive-thru COVID-19 testing for all Danvers residents regardless of symptoms.  Testing will take place on: Thursday, December 10 from 8:00 AM – Noon Tuesday, December 15 from 8:00 AM – Noon Friday, December 18 from 8:00...

DANVERS WINTER PARKING BAN STARTS DECEMBER 1

Posted on November 30, 2020

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...

Folly Hill Chlorine Booster Project Update

Posted on November 16, 2020

Beginning on Monday, November 16, Scherbon Consolidated and the Town will be installing a chlorine booster station to improve the water quality throughout the town. In order to complete the installation of the additional piping in conjunction with the booster station, the Folly Hill Tank will be taken out of service for the next few...

Baker-Polito Administration Announces COVID Metrics Update

Posted on November 10, 2020

This past Friday, the Commonwealth released updated COVID-19 metrics for municipalities and school districts, which put Danvers back in the lower risk (green) category.  This change means that local businesses will remain in phase III, step 2 of the reopening plan. The new criteria being used to determine green risk level is now <10 average...

Postponement of 11/16 Special Town Meeting

Posted on November 4, 2020

Town officials (Moderator, Manager, Select Board Chair) decided to postpone the 11/5 FinCom hearing and the 11/16 Special Town Meeting in the belief that conducting the Town Meeting would be unwise from a public health perspective, in light of Danvers becoming a COVID19 high-risk status community last week.  Under State law, we have six months...

Baker-Polito Administration Announces Targeted Measures to Curb Rising COVID-19 Cases | November 3, 2020

Posted on November 4, 2020

November 3, 2020 | 12:30 PM Yesterday, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a series of targeted measures to disrupt the increasing trend of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Governor Charlie Baker announced these changes at a time where public health data has indicated that cases are rising, with cases up by 278% and hospitalizations up by...

COVID Update: Message from the Town Manager | October 29, 2020

Posted on November 4, 2020

October 29, 2020 | 6:00 PM Good evening.  This is Town Manager Steve Bartha calling to encourage residents to remain vigilant as COVID19 cases spike locally and regionally once again. This afternoon, Danvers moved into red or high-risk status because our positive infection rate increased to 8.8 cases per 100,000, up from 6.5 cases last...

Joint Statement from the Town on Resurgence of COVID19 in the Community | October 26, 2020

Posted on November 4, 2020

October 26, 2020 | 2:00 PM  The Town Manager and School Superintendent are issuing a joint statement on the anticipated affect to the Town's services over the coming weeks as a result of a resurgence of COVID19 in the Community.  The statement can be viewed here.

Danvers Halloween Information | October 14, 2020

Posted on November 4, 2020

October 14, 2020 | 1:30 PM For a safe and happy Halloween, we recommend that residents follow the Halloween guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and adjust the traditional method of Trick-or-Treating to a safer method.  However, trick-or-Treating will be held from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM this year.  For households that do not want...

Baker-Polito Administration announces move to Step 2 of Phase 3 | September 29, 2020

Posted on November 4, 2020

September 29, 2020 | 3:00 PM The Baker-Polito administration this afternoon announced that lower-risk communities will be permitted to move into Step 2 of Phase 3 of the Commonwealth’s reopening plan effective Monday, Oct. 5.  Danvers is currently classified as a lower-risk community. Effective Oct. 5, in lower-risk communities only, a limited number of sectors will be...
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