Dec 02

BOS Weekly Updates - November 27, 2020

Posted on December 2, 2020 at 4:59 PM by Tiffany Marletta

BOS Updates – November 27, 2020. 

Board of Health Update: Residents are urged to remain vigilant against the fight of COVID-19.  Please wear a face covering in public ALWAYS. Gatherings are limited to 10 indoors and 25 outdoors.  Violations are subject to a fine.

Small Business Saturday: Please support our local businesses by holiday shopping on Saturday, November 28 in Manchester-by-the-Sea.

40B Public Forum: The Board of Selectmen will host the next 40B Project meeting on Thursday, December 3 at 6:30 PM.  The focus of this meeting will be to speak with the public and hold a Q&A.  Visit the Town website to find the most current information, meeting dates and meeting recordings on the 40B Project. 40B Information

Assessors Update: The tax rate for FY2021 has been approved by the Department of Revenue.  The new rate is down .71 cents from last year.  Last year the rate per thousand dollars of assessed value was $11.70 and this year it is $10.99.

Leaf Collection: DPW will be collecting bagged leaves curbside on Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1.  Please tarp leaves in the event of rain.

Street Sign Auction: Own a piece of Manchester History.  The online auction to own retired street signs can be found at www.32auctions.com/signs375 now through December 13.  Proceeds will benefit future trees and plantings in MBTS.

Friendship Tree Lighting: The annual tree lighting event has been cancelled for 2020.  The Friendship Tree and Seaside One will be lit for all to enjoy on December 1.

Town Common Holiday Illumination: The Manchester 375th Committee and First Parish Church will be lighting up Town Hall and the First Parish Church with a holiday light show set to music.  Residents can view this light show every night from December 1 – January 1 at 6:05 p.m.  Please wear a mask, socially distance and enjoy!

MBTS Beaches: Dogs are now allowed on Singing Beach through April 14.  Beach visitors are limited to 2 dogs per person.

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, and compost collection:  Regular schedule

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

Nov 22

BOS Weekly Updates - November 21, 2020

Posted on November 22, 2020 at 8:29 AM by Tiffany Marletta

BOS Updates – November 21, 2020.

The Board of Selectmen would like to wish you a happy Thanksgiving!

Town Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 26 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Board of Health Update: Residents are urged to remain vigilant against the fight of COVID-19. Please wear a face covering in public ALWAYS. Gatherings are limited to 10 indoors and 25 outdoors. Violations are subject to a fine.

40B Workshop: On Tuesday, November 24 at 6:30 PM the Board of Selectmen will hold their next meeting on the proposed 40B project. The meeting is open to the public and details will be posted to the Town website.

Leaf Collection: DPW has announced dates for the Town wide leaf collection: Monday, November 23, Tuesday, November 24, Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1.

New Book Release: The Manchester Historical Museum and the 375th Celebration Committee released a new book perfect for holiday gift giving. “The History of the Meeting Houses of Manchester-By-The-Sea, Massachusetts” by Robert Booth can be purchased for $10 at the Manchester Historical Museum and in the Board of Selectmen’s Office in Town Hall.

Council on Aging Food Drive: Please help the Council on Aging collect food for the Open Door Food Pantry during the month of November. A list of items most needed are on the Town website. Drop your donation in the collection bins in Town Hall.

MBTS Beaches: Dogs are now allowed on Singing Beach through April 14.  Beach visitors are limited to 2 dogs per person.

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, and compost collection:  Regular schedule

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





Nov 13

BOS Weekly Updates - November 13, 2020

Posted on November 13, 2020 at 2:03 PM by Tiffany Marletta

BOS Updates – November 13, 2020.

40B Workshop: On Thursday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m. the Board of Selectmen held their next meeting on the proposed 40B project. Recording can be found here

Leaf Collection: DPW has announced dates for the Town wide leaf collection: Monday, November 23, Tuesday, November 24, Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1. 

Council on Aging Food Drive: Please help the Council on Aging collect food for the Open Door Food Pantry during the month of November. A list of items most needed are on the Town website. Drop your donation in the collection bins in Town Hall. COA Food List

MBTS Beaches: Dogs are now allowed on Singing Beach through April 14.  Beach visitors are limited to 2 dogs per person.

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, and compost collection:  Regular schedule

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