Jul 03

BOS Weekly Updates - July 3, 2020

Posted on July 3, 2020 at 10:43 AM by Tiffany Marletta

BOS Updates – July 3, 2020.

The Board of Selectmen would like to wish the Manchester community a safe and happy 4th of July Holiday.

Fire Chief Update: New Manchester-by-the-Sea Fire Chief, Jason Cleary, will be officially sworn in on Thursday, July 2 at 11:30 a.m. This event will be live streamed and saved on Facebook at @TownofMBTSOfficial.

Fireworks Reminder from the MBTS Fire Department: Many professional displays have been cancelled or postponed this year due to the pandemic including here in MBTS. Fireworks are illegal in Massachusetts and throughout the Commonwealth, the number of reports of illegal fireworks has skyrocketed over the past several weeks, and there have been several house fires caused by illegal fireworks.

Manchester’s July 4th at Home: In lieu of the traditional July 4th Parade this year, the Town hosted a patriotic home decorating contest. MBTS residents will be provided with a list of homes participating and are encouraged to join the fun and drive by on July 4th from 9 a.m. – Noon.

Town Hall will officially reopen to the public on July 6, 2020. Prior to July 6, please email the appropriate department directly to schedule a time to come in to conduct business. Board and committee meetings will continue to be conducted virtually.

Unclaimed Funds: Pursuant to Mass General Law 200A, Jennifer Yaskell, Treasurer for the Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea, hereby serves notices of names of persons or vendors appearing to be owners of funds held by the Town of Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA and deemed abandoned. Please visit Manchester.ma.us to see the list and make a claim.

Phase 3 of Reopening MBTS Parks and Beaches: MBTS Beaches are open 7 days a week to residents only. Staffed from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. by Parks and Recreation and/or Manchester Police Department. Walk-on passes must be visible on every resident between 12 and 65 years old for admittance. A face covering is required when entering and exiting the beach ramp. Parking lot is open to residents only with 2020 Beach Stickers. Please see the Town website to read the complete rule and guidelines.

Town Hall Payment Drop Box: Installed at the rear of Town Hall by the Police Station Blue Door and monitored by a security camera. Please use this convenient box to drop payments off for any Town Bills. Please No Cash!

Trash, Recycling, Compost: Regular trash/recycling collection schedule. Transfer station will be closed on July 4th.

Follow Us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @townofmbts and visit the Town website www.Manchester.ma.us to stay informed.


Jun 26

BOS Weekly Updates - June 26, 2020

Posted on June 26, 2020 at 10:48 AM by Tiffany Marletta

BOS Updates – June 26, 2020

The Board of Selectmen would like to thank all residents who attended and participated in the Annual Town Meeting on Monday, June 22. All articles on the warrant were approved by a majority vote.

Town Election: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at the Manchester Essex Middle High School from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. If you don’t wish to visit the polls in person, please submit a request for a mail in ballot to the Town Clerk. The request must include a hand written signature and the address as to where you would like the ballot to be sent. Please send the request by mail (10 Central Street, #4) or by email to townclerk@manchester.ma.us.

Fire Chief Update: New Manchester-by-the-Sea Fire Chief, Jason Cleary, will be officially sworn in on Thursday, July 2 at 11:30 a.m. This event will be live steamed for the public. More details to come.

Town Hall is currently open to residents by appointment only. Please email the appropriate department directly to schedule a time to come in to conduct business. Board and committee meetings will continue to be conducted virtually. Staff is also available to help you with your business needs via phone and email. Town Hall will reopen completely to the public on July 6.

Phase 3 of Reopening MBTS Parks and Beaches is in effect. MBTS Beaches are open 7 days a week to residents only. Staffed from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. by Parks and Recreation and/or Manchester Police Department. Walk-on passes must be visible on every resident between 12 and 65 years old for admittance. A face covering is required when entering and exiting the beach ramp. Towels must be 12 ft. apart and residents are encouraged to sit with members of their own household. Bath house is open for bathroom use only and showers/changing rooms will remain closed. Parking lot is open to residents only with 2020 Beach Stickers. Please see the Town website to read the complete guidelines on MBTS Phase 3.

Manchester’s July 4th at Home Contest: In lieu of the traditional July 4th Parade, the Town is hosting a patriotic decorating contest. All Manchester-by-the-Sea residents (whose homes are visible from a road) are encouraged to participate and get creative! It's like your very own parade float. Let your red, white and blue pride shine! On July 4th all residents will be provided with a list of participating homes to drive by and enjoy! Visit the Town website to learn more and to register.

Town Hall Payment Drop Box: Installed at the rear of Town Hall by the Police Station Blue Door and monitored by a security camera. Please use this convenient box to drop payments off for any Town Bills. Please No Cash!

Trash, Recycling, Compost: Regular schedule.

Follow Us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @townofmbts and visit the Town website www.Manchester.ma.us to stay informed.



Jun 19

BOS Weekly Updates - June 19, 2020

Posted on June 19, 2020 at 12:21 PM by Tiffany Marletta

BOS Updates – June 19, 2020

Annual Town Meeting: Monday, June 22, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. on the Manchester Essex Middle High School Athletic Field. Rain date will be Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Proper social distancing measures will be in place to ensure the safety of all residents in attendance. Health protocol plan can be found on the Town website. Please bring your packet, face covering and any other weather-related necessities.

Town Hall will reopen on Monday, June 22, 2020 by appointment ONLY. Please email the appropriate department directly to schedule a time to come in to conduct business. Board and committee meetings will continue to be conducted virtually. Staff is also available to help you with your business needs via phone and email.

Phase 3 of Reopening MBTS Parks and Beaches is in effect. MBTS Beaches are open 7 days a week to residents only. Staffed from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. by Parks and Recreation and/or Manchester Police Department. Walk-on passes must be visible on every resident between 12 and 65 years old for admittance. A face covering is required when entering and exiting the beach ramp. Towels must be 12 ft. apart and residents are encouraged to sit with members of their own household. Bath house is open for bathroom use only and showers/changing rooms will remain closed. Parking lot is open to residents only with 2020 Beach Stickers. Please see the Town website to read the complete guidelines on MBTS Phase 3.

Town Election: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at the Manchester Essex Middle High School from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. If you don’t wish to visit the polls in person, please submit a request for a mail in ballot to the Town Clerk. The request must include a hand written signature and the address as to where you would like the ballot to be sent. Please send the request by mail (10 Central Street, #4) or by email to townclerk@manchester.ma.us.

Manchester’s July 4th at Home Contest: In lieu of the traditional July 4th Parade, the Town is hosting a patriotic decorating contest. All Manchester-by-the-Sea residents (whose homes are visible from a road) are encouraged to participate and get creative! It's like your very own parade float. Let your red, white and blue pride shine! On July 4th all residents will be provided with a list of participating homes to drive by and enjoy! Visit the Town website to learn more and to register.

Town Hall Payment Drop Box: Installed at the rear of Town Hall by the Police Station Blue Door and monitored by a security camera. Please use this convenient box to drop payments off for any Town Bills. Please No Cash!

Trash, Recycling, Compost: Regular schedule.

Follow Us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @townofmbts and visit the Town website www.Manchester.ma.us to stay informed.