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 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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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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Ipswich Police Announce Start of Town Wharf Reconstruction

IPSWICH — Police Chief and Harbormaster Paul A. Nikas announces the Town Wharf will be closed starting this week as the reconstruction project for the area begins. Work is expected to last until at least mid-June and will consist of building a new boat launch ramp, repairing the sea wall and its cap, replacing steel […]

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Ipswich Police Provide Update on COVID-19 Situation

IPSWICH — Police Chief Paul A. Nikas would like to provide residents with an update on the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. After a first degree exposure to a person with COVID-19, two members of the Ipswich Police Department have tested negative for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. The two employees have […]

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