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Water Main Leak Prompts Use of Supplement Water Supply

Posted on January 17, 2020

Please review the following press release for information about a significant water main leak that has been discovered on the Danvers Water Transmission Main located on Route 114, Water Main Leak Prompts Use of Supplement Water Supply. For more information, or should you have any questions or concerns regarding this work please contact the Danvers...

DANVERS UNVEILS NEW PUBLIC ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS

Posted on January 14, 2020

The Danvers Electric Division is committed to providing high quality, reliable and affordable electricity and other related services to its customers. Electric vehicles (EVs) are the future of personal transportation and are already offering both excellent efficiency and performance at increasingly affordable costs. Danvers has been awarded $25,000 from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection’s...

MassDOT Advisory: Danvers/Middleton January 13 – 17

Posted on January 9, 2020

Daytime Lane Restrictions on Route 114 (Andover Street) Bridge over the Ipswich River   The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has announced daytime lane restrictions on Route 114 to support necessary water main repairs. Each day, the westbound lane on the bridge carrying Route 114 over the Ipswich River will be closed during the hours of 9:00...

Christmas Tree Pickup Saturday, January 11

Posted on January 8, 2020

Christmas Tree Pickup is scheduled for this Saturday, January 11. These guidelines must be followed: * Your tree must be curbside by 7:00 AM * Your tree must be accessible and free of snow * Trees are composted and must be free of tinsel, ornaments, lights, tree stands and plastic bags * No metal is...

Green Street Booster Station

Posted on January 7, 2020

Danvers DPW will begin testing new pumps at the Green Street booster station on January 8 from 8AM to 4PM. Due to high pressure, residents  may experience water loss, water pressure fluctuations or discolored water for a short period of time. Please also be aware that pressure reducing valves, water filters or individual booster pumps...

Questions about Property Tax Bills?

Posted on January 3, 2020

Hey Danvers Residents! By now, you have received your Q3 property tax bills that were mailed last week.  As a reminder, the average single family tax bill increase this fiscal year is ~3.7%, which mirrors the tax levy increase approved in May by Town Meeting to support operating and capital budgets.  If your individual tax...

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.

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...
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