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Jun 05

BOS Weekly Updates - June 5, 2020

Posted on June 5, 2020 at 9:44 AM by Tiffany Marletta

BOS Updates – June 5, 2020

Town Hall remains closed to the public. Staff is available to help you with your business needs. Phone lines are still down. Please email the appropriate department directly for assistance.

Phase 2.5 of Reopening MBTS Parks and Beaches will take effect on June 6, 2020. MBTS Beaches will be open 7 days a week to residents only for walking purposes. Singing Beach will be 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. Beach parking lots are closed to residents but open for handicapped parking with proper placard, documentation and Beach Sticker. Please see the Town website to read the complete MBTS Phase 2.5 Reopening Guidelines. Sweeney Park and Brook Street Field will reopen with restrictions. 

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

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! Think of this like it's your very own parade float and 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!

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.

Board of Health Update: Face coverings are required, per order of the Governor, when entering any public building as well as outside when proper social distancing of 6 feet is not possible. Get the latest information on COVID-19 please visit the Town website

Trash, Recycling, Compost: Regular schedule.

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