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Board of Health Discusses Transfer Station Changes, Town Open House

Here's what you need to know to get your week started in Danvers.

The town's transfer station is located on East Coast Road at the Peabody line. Credit: File photo
The town's transfer station is located on East Coast Road at the Peabody line. Credit: File photo
Today is Monday, Oct. 7. Here's a look at the week ahead in Danvers.

  1. The Board of Health will meet Monday (5 p.m.) in a special session to discuss Covanta's application to expand operations at the town transfer station. Those changes include extended operating hours, increased tonnage and more recycling.
  2. The Danvers Police Department will be holding its next firearms licensing day on Tuesday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. No appointments are necessary, and you can find more information here.
  3. Town board meetings this week: The Zoning Board of Appeals and the Historic District Commission meet Monday, the Planning Board meets Tuesday and the Conservation Commission meets Thursday. You can find more details on other town meetings this week here.
  4. Want to learn more about researching your ancestors on the Internet? The first of a three-part series with genealogist Laura Prescott is Wednesday at the Peabody Institute Library of Danvers.
  5. The annual town-wide open house is this Thursday from 4-7 p.m. A trolley will shuttle residents between locations. You can find more details here.
  6. State Sen. Joan Lovely is holding district office hours for constituents on Thursday at Town Hall from 6-7 p.m. Lovely will also be at the Danversport Yacht Club Wednesday morning to talk about small business in Massachusetts.
  7. You can learn how to paint your very own wine glass at Timothy's on Thursday. More details here.
  8. "Girl Rising." The Danvers High DECA Club is hosting a screening of the film "Girl Rising" Thursday (6:30 p.m.) at the high school. The film revolves around a movement to educate young women around the world and thereby change it. The story focuses on nine different girls born into different circumstances. Tickets are $7 at the door and benefit the Girl Rising Campaign. DECA students will also be acting as hosts for the evening as part of a public relations project.

Make sure to check our local events calendar and boards section for even more happenings around Danvers.

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