Board of Selectmen Update for the Week Ending July 10


Town Hall is now open to the publicHours are Monday-Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. and Friday closed.  


1st Quarter Tax Bill: 

First quarter real estate and personal property tax bills were distributed on July 1. If you have not received your bill please contact the Tax Office at 978-526-2000. Due date is August 3.  

Water and Sewer Update:

New water and sewer rates were approved at the Selectmen meeting on July 6. Sewer rates will increase 0.5% and water rates will increase 1.75% based on the new budgets voters approved at the Annual Town Meeting.   

Summer 2020 Music in the Park: 

A COVID modified Music in the Park has begun. Concert attendees are asked to pre-register at and sit in designated spaces. 

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 

Phase of MBTS Parks and BeachesMBTS Beaches are open 7 days a week to residents onlyStaffed 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 rampParking lot is open to residents only with 2020 Beach Stickers. Please see the Town website to read the complete rules and guidelines 

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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