Jun 14

From the Town Administrator's Desk- June 13, 2017

Posted on June 14, 2017 at 11:11 AM by Elizabeth Dukes

Summer has arrived with sudden force!  The wet, cold spring has finally given way to beach and boating weather.  A record crowd at Singing Beach last Sunday kept the beach staff extremely busy. The crew did an excellent job keeping everyone safe and enjoying the sun, sand, and water – well done despite the challenging crowds!  And Harbormaster Bion Pike also was very busy with boaters taking advantage of the hot weekend – again accident free though many reminders of good boating practices were needed (remember boaters, rafting at town docks is not allowed as the channel is simply too narrow!)

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Jun 09

From the Town Administrator's Desk- June 6, 2017

Posted on June 9, 2017 at 11:16 AM by Elizabeth Dukes

Two fairly significant issues are before the Town in relationship to the MBTA.  The first involves the proposed cancelation of service starting in July and the other involves the construction of communication towers along the track right of way.  The former is a temporary issue while the later would be a permanent addition to the Manchester landscape. 

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May 31

From the Town Administrator's Desk- May 31, 2017

Posted on May 31, 2017 at 10:58 AM by Elizabeth Dukes

At the upcoming Selectmen’s meeting on Monday, June 5th, the Board will be reviewing plans for new security cameras in and around the public areas of Manchester’s harbor. This effort, funded through a federal Homeland security grant, is a joint project of the US Coast Guard and the Massachusetts Harbormasters’ Association.  The project aims to provide an on water monitoring system to help protect shipping and shore side assets, including launch ramps, bridges, public docks, etc.

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