Posted on: February 14, 2018

Important Dates Relating to the 2018 ATM

The Annual Town Meeting will be held Tuesday May 8, 2018. In order to accommodate notice and publication schedules, below is the schedule for the Warrant:

  1. The Board of Selectmen will announce its intent to open the warrant on January 2.
  1. All articles from to...
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Board of Selectmen

Posted on: January 23, 2018

New Building Department Fees

Please be advised effective Monday, February 12, 2018 that a new fee schedule will be adopted by the town for all permits related to building,  wiring, plumbing, gas fitting and sheet metal work.  All applications can be made online thro...

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Building Department

Posted on: January 3, 2018

Final "Great Marsh Coastal Adaptation Plan" Released

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The Great Marsh Coastal Adaptation Plan details an adaptation planning effort lead by the National Wildlife Federation (in partnership with the Ipswich River Watershed Association) that focused on six vulnerable coastal communities in northeastern Massach...

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Conservation
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Conservation Commission Revises Local Wetland Protection Rules and Regulations

At a duly advertised meeting of the Ipswich Conservation Commission voted unanimously to revise their regulations. These changes included:

  • Required information to be submitted,
  • Required number of copies to be submitted,
  • Methods for monumenting the No-Disturb...
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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Three Finalists for Town Manager Position

The Ipswich Board of Selectmen is pleased to announce
that the Town Manager Screening Committee has successfully completed itsmission and has recommended three finalists for the position of Ipswich Town
Manager.

The finalists are:

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Important Dates Relating to the 2018 ATM

The Annual Town Meeting will be held Tuesday May 8, 2018. In order to accommodate notice and publication schedules, below is the schedule for the Warrant:

  1. The Board of Selectmen will announce its intent to open the warrant on January 2.
  1. All articles from to...
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Home
Posted on: January 23, 2018

New Building Department Fees

Please be advised effective Monday, February 12, 2018 that a new fee schedule will be adopted by the town for all permits related to building,  wiring, plumbing, gas fitting and sheet metal work.  All applications can be made online thro...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

Enjoy A Self-guided Trail Walk at Turkey Hill Conservation Area

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The Ipswich Open Space Program offers a “self-guided tour” component to the trail at Turkey Hill Conservation Area. Along the one-mile trail loop are a series of ten locations, where visitors can stop and read about different aspects o...

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Open Space Program

Posted on: October 6, 2017

Dam Removal Feasibility Study MA Environmental Trust Grant

Earlier this year (2017) the Town Manager and Planning Division of the Ipswich Department of Planning and Community Development, with support from the Ipswich River Watershed Association and the Massachusetts Division of Ecological Restoration, prepared a...

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Planning

Posted on: January 30, 2018

Polished- Free Dental Clinic

Polished, a Preventative Dental Care Program, will be at the Ipswich Town Hall, Room C, 25 Green Street on Thursday, April 5th  from 9am- 5pm providing FREE dental screenings, cleanings, sealants and fluoride for children by appointment only. Adu...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Take Part in a Community Focus Group

Ipswich
Aware invites you to take part in a community focus
 group todiscuss and provide feedback on issues that are facing our community around
marijuana use, opioid addiction, and vaping. Ipswich Aware is a communitycollaborative ...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Good Samaritan Law and Overdose Prevention

As the opioid epidemic
continues to grip the nation, the Ipswich Public Health Departmentwould like to offer important information about the Good Samaritan Law and
remind residents to call 911 if they think someone could be overdosing.
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According to th...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Septic Management Betterment Program

INTRODUCTION

The Town of Ipswich invites homeowners with failed septic systems to apply for a Betterment Loan under the Town’s Septic
Management Betterment Program
.  The proceeds of a $200,000.00 loan from the Massachusetts Water Pollution Abate...

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Public Health
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Pesticide Exclusion Request

Residents who
request their property be excluded from all pesticide applications (includinglarvicide as well as adulticide) must comply with the legal process to exempt
their property (333 CMR Section 13.03), individuals may request exclusion from wid...

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Public Health
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Tips to Prevent the Flu

According to the latest weekly flu report from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, the rates of influenza-like illnesses have risen over the past seven days. In the Northeast, flu season typically peaks in January and February and lasts through...

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Public Health
Posted on: February 5, 2018

How Do I Properly Dispose of Medication?

Bring your unused and expired prescription
medication to the Ipswich Town Hall located at 25 Green Street or PoliceDepartment located at 15 Elm Street. At Town Hall there is a secure Drop-Off
Box located in the lower level by the Council of Aging cafe...

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Public Health

Posted on: January 11, 2018

North Shore Swing Dance

North Shore Swing Dance

8pm - late (11pm)Big Bands - Live Music

Third Fridays

Ipswich Town Hall Gym$15 per personIpswich Residents free with ID

All Levels Welcome7-8 pmIntroductory Lesson with Greg ClarksonHuge Dance-floor, Romantic Lighting,Grand Stage, free parking & Refreshm...

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ReCreation & Culture
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Community Folk Dance, Circles Lines & Squares

Folk Dance 2018 gold 8.5x11

Swing your partner. Do Si Do...
Join us, Second Fridays, Ipswich Town Hall.
FREE Fun for everyone.
Live Fiddle Music and Dances called by EGRETS ONLY.
7-8 Family Friendly
8-9 Adult Folk

ReCreation & Culture
Posted on: February 15, 2018

2018 Crane Beach Color Blast

2018 Crane Beach Color Blast

Inspired by the Hindu Holi Festival 

Take part! Percisely at 2pm hundreds of pounds of colored powdered pigment will be tossed into the air 

ReCreation & Culture
Posted on: January 11, 2018

Local Color

2018 Local Color

Celebrating spring & diversity.
Inspired by Modern Art and toys from the 1970s

ReCreation & Culture

Posted on: February 5, 2018

What to Recycle Chart

Confused about recycling? Check out this new What to Recycle chart.

Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted on: February 5, 2018

Changes in Recycling

Due to recycling market changes, our hauler, JRM, has stepped up enforcement of the recycling rules. More information about the recycling market changes can be found here.

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Solid Waste & Recycling

Posted on: December 31, 2017

Restoring and Monitoring Migratory Fish Populations In North Shore Watersheds by Ben Gahagan

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On Wednesday, February 28, the Ipswich Conservation Commission Speaker’s Series will be hosting Benjamin Gahagan who will present a program on ‘Restoring and Monitoring Migratory Fish Populations In North Shore Watersheds’. There are many restoration proj...

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Speaker Series

Posted on: January 1, 2018

Nomination Papers for Annual Town Election of May 15, 2018

Nomination papers are available at the Town Clerk's Office for: Selectmen, 1 seat/3 yrs; School Comm, 2 seats/3 yrs; Housing, 1 seat/5 yrs; Constable, 1 seat/3 yrs; Moderator 1 seat/1 yr. A minimum of 50 signatures is required for name to be on ballot.

Town Clerk
Posted on: January 1, 2018

2018 Dog Registrations

Dog registration forms for new dogs as well as for renewals are included in the Annual Street List/Census, which was mailed the first week in January. All dogs must be registered by March 31, 2017.  After March 31, non registered dogs are subject...

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Additional Info... Town Clerk