BOS Update


Reminder! Mask Up Indoors at Businesses and Public Spaces in Manchester.

Primary Election:  A primary election will take place on Tuesday, November 2 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. to fill a State Representative seat formerly held by Brad Hill.  Voting will be held at the Manchester Essex Regional High School.  Please see the Town website for sample ballots.

Halloween:  Trick-or-Treat in Manchester will take place on Sunday, October 31 from 5 to 7 p.m.  Streets in the Village will not be blocked off as residents are encouraged to stay in their own immediate neighborhood A drive through Trick-or-Treat event will take place on Sunday, October 31 from 3 to 5 p.m. behind Town Hall.  Register for a treat bag at

Police Chief Office Hours:  Chief Fitzgerald will hold his monthly office hours on Thursday, November 4 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Seaside One.  He invites the Manchester community to stop by and chat.

Fall Town Meeting:  Special Town Meeting will take place on Saturday, November 13 at 1 p.m. at the Manchester Essex Regional High School gym with overflow space in the auditorium.  Social distancing and masks will be required. See the full warrant on the Town website.

2022 Chowder House Reservations:  Reservations for the Chowder House at Tucks Point are now open to residents only. Please contact Parks & Recreation to reserve your function.

DPW Flushing Update:  Hydrant flushing continues this week.  Flushing will take place primarily from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.  If you experience cloudy water, please run a cold tap until clear.

Cape Ann Regional Vaccine Clinics:  The Town is a part of a regional vaccine collaborative to help make COVID vaccinations convenient and accessible.  Visit to book a local vaccine appointment for your first, second or booster dose.

Trash, recycling, and compost collection:  Regular schedule.  Please have curbside by 7 a.m. on day of collection.

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