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BOS Weekly Updates - August 22, 2020

Posted on August 22, 2020 at 10:50 AM by Tiffany Marletta

BOS Updates – August 22, 2020.

2020 Primary Election: Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from 7 a.m. – 8 p.m. at the Manchester Essex Regional High School. Proper COVID safety protocols will be in place.

Voter Registration Deadline: Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Town Hall from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Vote by Mail: The deadline to request a Vote by Mail ballot is August 26, 2020.  All ballots must be returned by September 1, 2020 by 8 p.m. If you do not want to return your ballot via the USPS you can bring it to the Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours, during the designated early voting times listed here and on the Town website, or via the Town Hall drop box.

Early voting for the 2020 Primary: Town Hall will offer early voting for the primary with COVID safety protocols in place. Saturday 8/22 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. & 6–7 p.m., Sunday 8/23 9 a.m. - 11 a.m., Monday-Wednesday 8/24-8/26 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., and Thursday 8/27 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

DPW Line Painting: Monday, August 24, 2020 beginning at 9 p.m. town-wide (weather permitting) Please use caution and follow signage.

September 4th Fireworks Canceled: Due to COVID-19 and recent changes to the outdoor gathering size, the September 4th Singing Beach Fireworks (previously scheduled for July 3rd) are canceled. We look forward to a spectacular show on July 3, 2021.

Phase 3 of 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 rules and guidelines.

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 to see the list and make a claim.

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 collection schedule.

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