Town News

We want to hear from you about Essex zoning!

The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) is assisting the Town with a study of the Town's zoning bylaw and whether amendments should... more ››

Regional Health Collaborative Seeks Regional Social Worker

A new, Regional Social Worker will provide critical community outreach for residents of Essex, Hamilton, Wenham, and Rockport, via a grant... more ››

Essex Zoning Diagnostic Report Released!

The Essex Board of Selectmen and Planning Board engaged the Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC) to work with the Planning Board to... more ››

Essex Fire Department accepting applications for call Firefighters and EMT’s

The Essex Fire Department is currently accepting applications to join our team as a paid call firefighter and/or EMT.

Essex Building and Related Trade Permitting Now Available On-Line!

You may now access applications for building, plumbing & gas, electrical, and fire department permits on-line.  Our new system allows... more ››

Training and Support for Cape Ann Small Businesses

The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce is announcing free small business training and support. ... more ››

Greater Cape Ann Community Collaborative Forms to Host Local COVID19 Vaccination Clinics

Greater Cape Ann Community Collaborative Forms to Host Local COVID19 Vaccination Clinics

Local Rapid Recovery Grant Information

Local Rapid Recovery Planning is Underway

Boat Ramp at Town Landing Closed to Non-Residents Permanently

The Essex boat launching ramp at Town Landing on Route 133 was closed to non-resdients during the summer of 2020.  The Selectmen have now... more ››

Drop Box Installed at Town Hall

The Town of Essex has installed a drop box at Town Hall that can be used to drop payments off for town bills, election ballots and various... more ››