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Notice of Change of Date and Time for Annual Town Meeting

The Town Moderator has declared under recent, COVID-related legislation that Town Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 13, at 10:00 a.m... more ››

Community Outreach Meeting for Proposed Retail Marijuana Facility

Re: Notice to Town Departments... more ››

Revised (April 27) COVID-related Restrictions Relative to Visitation and Re-occupancy of Conomo Point

At a joint meeting held April 27, 2020, the Board of Health and the Board of Selectmen took the following actions (description is based... 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 ››

Annual Town Meeting Re-Scheduled to June 13, 2020 and Annual Town Election Postponed to June 22, 2020

Annual Town MeetingUPDATED MAY 20, 2020:  The Town Moderator has declared under recent, COVID-related... more ››

Adoption of Remote Participation Procedures for Public Meetings of all Boards and Committees

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, Governor Baker issued an emergency Order on March 12, 2020, allowing public bodies... more ››

Take the Essex Playground Survey

Essex Elementary Playground SurveyHello friends!

Fire Station access & Coronavirus precautions. No new inspections to be scheduled or completed.

Due the Coronavirus concerns, the public access to the Fire and Police station is restricted.  For general business please contact via... more ››

School District Vision of the Graduate & Strategic Planning Community Engagement

MERSD Vision of the Graduate & Strategic Planning Community Engagement... more ››

Open Burning Season January 15th - May 1st

Open Burning in Massachusetts is regulated by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and enforced by the Essex Fire... more ››

New Essex Transfer Station Operating Hours

Starting January 14th the Essex Transfer Station hours will be changing to 7:30am – 3:00pm.  The days the Transfer Station is open will... 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.