Tuesday, January 1, 2013
A look at what businesses and offices are open and closed on Tuesday for New Year's Day.
Most businesses are open on New Year's Day on Tuesday, but your best bet is to call ahead. To find specific contact info for businesses in Danvers, use our Directory. Some businesses are opening late or have special hours for the holiday. Liberty Tree Mall has special hours and is open noon to 6 p.m. Liquor stores can also be open. Most bars, restaurants, convenience stores and retail stores are open and hours are at owner's discretion. Stop and Shop, for example, has regular hours of 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Danvers Town Hall is closed. Peabody Institute Library of Danvers is closed. State and federal offices are also closed. There is no trash pickup on Tuesday. Pickup will be delayed for the rest of the week. The post office both downtown and in…
Saturday, December 22, 2012
See the winners in the door decorating contest at Danvers Town Hall.
The tax office and planning office tied in this year's decorated doors contest among the various departments at Danvers Town Hall. A reindeer herd decorated the window at the tax office and the planning office had a reindeer snowball toss. Both of those decorations tied for first place. The tax office decorations were done by Ann Marie Brown, Joyce Cronin, Alyson Jalbert, Patricia Mazzetta, Kelley Rayos; Jill Summitt and Jannell Viel. The planning office decorations were completed by Mark Carleo; Kristan Farr and Janell Powers. There was a three-way tie for second place, with Human Resources' snowman in a car, the Town Clerk's "tie one on and the Town Manager's Downtown Danvers all receiving equal scores. The winners, as well as many other…
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Dozens of Danvers town employees were honored at the annual employee service awards last week.
Two of the town's longest serving employees - plus the newest hires and those that have been promoted in the past year - were all honored at an event at Town Hall last week. The annual employee service awards were handed out on the morning of Nov. 26 in the Daniel J. Toomey Room at Town Hall. Employees were recognized for 5, 10 and 15 years of service with the town, according to Town Manager Wayne Marquis. "We had two 40 year recipients, Assistant Town Clerk Kathleen Woytovich and Town Archivist Richard Trask," Marquis said in a written announcement. Employees that were hired during the past year and others who have been promoted during the same time period were also introduced. In all, 88 town employees were recognized for their service …
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The town of Danvers will offer free rides around town on the Salem Trolley as part of its townwide open house on Thursday evening.
The town of Danvers will open the doors to all of its buildings and offices all across town on Thursday for its annual Open House. The event on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 4-7 p.m. will also celebrate National Fire Prevention and Public Power Week. Transportation will be provided by Salem Trolley to the fire and police stations, Library, Town Hall, Senior Center and the Electric Division. Parking is limited at all sites, according to an announcement fom town officials, so they reccommend that if possible visitors use the municipal parking area at the Senior Center or across from Town Hall. "Each stop will be educational and entertaining - and best of all, it’s free," according to the event announcement from the town government. “This gives us …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
In honor of National Voter Registration Day, we’re giving you all the information you need on how and where to register to vote.
If you haven’t yet registered to vote, get it off your to-do list now. Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and thousands of local, state and national organizations have mobilized to make sure millions of people don’t miss the chance to cast their vote in this year’s elections. Locally, there is an event planned in Salem plus several events in Cambridge plus several neighborhoods in Boston. Six million people didn’t vote in the 2008 elections because they either did not know how to register or because they missed the voter registration deadline. The voter registration deadline for the General Election in November in Massachusetts is Oct. 17. Here’s information on how you can register in time for the Nov. 6 elections: