Ipswich Public Health Department Reminds Residents to Wear Face Coverings Amid “Mask up MA!” Campaign

IPSWICH — Town Manager Tony Marino and Director of Public Health Colleen Fermon wish to provide residents with information on Gov. Charlie Baker’s ‘Mask Up MA!’ campaign and to remind them of the importance of wearing masks. According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, COVID-19 is spread mainly by person to person contact and […]

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*VIDEO* Town of Ipswich Shares Tips for Preventing EEE

 IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Director of Public Health Colleen Fermon would like to provide residents with safety tips to prevent the transmission of the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus during the warmest summer months. The Town has also crafted an informational video with tips to help residents avoid getting mosquito bites. […]

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Ipswich and Middleton Fire Departments Mourn Passing of Retired Chief Due to Cancer

IPSWICH — Chief Andy Theriault and the Ipswich Fire Department, and Chief Thomas Martinuk and the Middleton Fire Department, regretfully announce the passing of retired Chief Henry Michalski on Friday, July 31, after a battle with cancer. He was 72. Chief Michalski served as a member of the Middleton Fire Department and rose through the […]

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Ipswich Police Respond to Boating Incident Resulting in Serious Injury

IPSWICH — Police Chief and Harbormaster Paul A. Nikas reports that Ipswich Police responded today to a serious boating crash in which a 19-year-old Ipswich man sustained serious, life-threatening injuries. At approximately 2:57 p.m. Ipswich Police responded to a report that a man had been seriously injured in an incident involving a 19 foot, center console […]

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Ipswich Health Department Partners with Action Ambulance to Offer COVID-19 Home Testing

IPSWICH — Town Manager Tony Marino and Director of Public Health Colleen Fermon are pleased to announce that the Town of Ipswich has partnered with Action Ambulance Service, Inc. to offer COVID-19 home testing for those identified as close contacts of positive cases. The program seeks to make testing accessible to those unable to drive […]

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Town of Ipswich Shares Public Health Measures for Upcoming Town Meeting

IPSWICH — Town Manager Tony Marino and Director of Public Health Colleen Fermon announce that several measures will be implemented at the upcoming Town Meeting to reduce the risk of exposure to COVID-19. The Town of Ipswich has not identified a new case of COVID-19 in the community since June 3. There have been a […]

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Ipswich Police Department Shares Update on Town Wharf Project

IPSWICH — Police Chief and Harbormaster Paul A. Nikas would like to share an update on the construction work for the boat ramp and ramp walls at the Town Wharf. In mid-April, crews began working to replace the ramp walls and structure, and cap the sea wall. However, in mid-May it was announced that further study […]

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Ipswich Police Suspend Search for Possible Missing Kayaker

IPSWICH — Police Chief and Harbormaster Paul A. Nikas reports that the Ipswich Police Department was searching for a possible missing kayaker throughout the day, but has now suspended the search. At 12:52 p.m. today police responded to a report by a fisherman who had found an uninhabited life vest floating in the water approximately […]

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Ipswich Police Share Update on Town Wharf Project

IPSWICH — Police Chief and Harbormaster Paul A. Nikas would like to share an update on the construction work for the boat ramp and ramp walls at the Town Wharf. In mid-April, crews began working to replace the ramp walls and structure, and cap the sea wall. However, in mid-May it was announced that further […]

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Town of Ipswich Issues Statement Condemning Actions of Minneapolis Police that Resulted in the Death of George Floyd

IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Police Chief Paul Nikas representing the leadership team of the Town of Ipswich wish to relay to the community that they strongly denounce the actions of Minneapolis Police Officers which resulted in the death of George Floyd last week. “We are deeply troubled by the death of George […]

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