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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In other news: 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins

From the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency: FRAMINGHAM – This week marks the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season which runs through November 30th. While the majority of tropical storms and hurricanes that have impacted New England occurred during the months of August and September, now is the time to begin preparing yourself, your family, your home, […]

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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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Town of Ipswich Shares State Guidelines for Outdoor Recreational Activities and Spaces

IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Public Health Director Colleen Fermon would like to share the state’s guidelines for outdoor activities and spaces, such as parks and tennis courts. These spaces are open to the public as part of Phase 1 of the state’s reopening plan, and restrictions are in place to ensure the […]

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Ipswich Fire Department Extinguishes Attic Fire

IPSWICH — Chief Andy Theriault reports that the Ipswich Fire Department extinguished a one-alarm attic fire last night. At approximately 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 27, Ipswich Fire responded to a multi-family home at 34 Mitchell Road for a report of a fire in the attic. Engine 2, Lt. Pat Dingle, Firefighter Kendall Buhl and […]

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Town of Ipswich Shares State Guidelines for Beaches

IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Public Health Director Colleen Fermon would like to share the state’s guidance regarding the town’s beaches. Beaches are open to the public as part of Phase 1 of the state’s reopening plan, and restrictions are in place to ensure the safety of those using the amenities and to […]

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‘What Do I Need to Do to Reopen My Ipswich Business?’ Town of Ipswich Shares New State Guidelines to Reopening Businesses

IPSWICH — Town Manager Anthony Marino and Public Health Director Colleen Fermon would like to share the newest state guidelines for local business owners who will be planning to reopen their businesses. On Monday, May 18, Gov. Baker announced the first phase of the state’s four phase reopening plan. The plan allowed some industries to […]

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Ipswich Police Announces Changes to Town Wharf Reconstruction Plan

IPSWICH — Police Chief and Harbormaster Paul A. Nikas announces the boat ramp and ramp walls at the Town Wharf will be completely removed and replaced after further study of the structure. During the initial reconstruction work scheduled for the wharf this spring, engineers found additional structural deficiencies and conducted an additional study to determine […]

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