Funny thing about meeting houses. In early New England, they can tell us an awful lot about the history of a community like Manchester, according to a new 56-page book published this week by historian and author Robert Booth. The project coincides with the close of Manchester’s 375th Anniversary celebration and sponsored by the Manchester Historical Museum.
Because of the Town’s past inability to create enough community housing, the project can move forward through a State approval process with minimal oversight by the Town. The Board of Selectman is hoping to make the process “friendly” and to negotiate some aspects of the project; and has asked The Manchester Affordable Housing Trust for its comments.
Last week, America’s oldest operating tea house - the Wenham Tea House - announced The Black Arrow's Brenden Crocker and Milissa Oraibi would take over management of the local icon. That future looks like it will begin in spring, 2021.
This report was presented by Essex Town Administrator Brendhan Zubricki at this week’s Board of Selectmen meeting on November 16th, and it covers topics of interest for town business from October 31st to November 13th.
Coincidentally, the Town is working on two very different processes that both involve lands within our existing Limit Commercial District which lies to the north of Route 128. Both fall under the same Chapter of state law that deals with land use but under different sections – 40B and 40R.
On Thursday, October 15th the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce along with Eli G. Boling, Chair of Manchester’s Board of Selectman, joined Craft Sportswear USA for a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of the showroom and USA headquarters to 6 School Street in Manchester.
Each November the home care and hospice community honors the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who make a remarkable difference for the patients and families they serve. These heroic caregivers play a central role in the health care system and in homes across the nation. Aberdeen Home Care of Danvers celebrates its staff, especially “Agency Champion” Suzanne Crossen, a resident of Manchester.