Crane is Town Manager

IPSWICH -- New town manager Stephen Crane has taken up his new duties, giving his first report to the town’s Select Board last Monday. “It’s been a busy, but fun first five days,” Crane told the board that hired him out of three candidates to manage the town’s...

read more

Obituary: Nicole Downer

IPSWICH — Nicole’s favorite flower was a sunflower, which matched her sunny disposition. Most everyone who knew her would agree she was a burst of happy energy wherever she went. A true Ipswich townie, Nicole attended Ipswich High School with her twin sister Courtney,...

read more

Saving Historic Castle Hill

IPSWICH — The Great House at Castle Hill is about to receive a makeover, thanks to a grant of nearly $500,000 from the National Park Service (NPS) and partner agencies. The grant money will pay for critical masonry repairs to stop the water infiltration damage that...

read more

Historic Mansion Approved for Corporate Campus

IPSWICH — The town Planning Board voted four to one to allow an international optical research company to convert the historic Waldingfield estate into a corporate campus.  But don’t expect work crews to descend immediately on the 40-acre estate at 55 Waldingfield...

read more

Handel’s “Messiah” At Our Lady of Hope Church, Ipswich

IPSWICH — Chorus North Shore will return with its production of Handel’s “Messiah” at Our Lady of Hope Church, Ipswich on December 4, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. This masterwork marks the beginning of the Christmas season for music lovers the world over. Conductor Sonja...

read more

Ipswich Cultural Council 36th Annual Art Show

Ipswich — On Friday September 30th the ICC 36th Annual Art Show and Sale will be held at the Ipswich Town Hall from 5-9pm with Gala Artists Reception and Sale. Celebration is free and open to all 6-9 pm with live Jazz by Tom Palance and Saxophone by Mark Early. Wine,...

read more

Creating a Cultural Campus

IPSWICH — Having decided to build a combined public safety building, this town, which values its history more than most and preserved more First and Second Period homes than any other, has the opportunity to re-purpose its old police station and create a centrally...

read more

Crane Voted Town Manager

IPSWICH — The Select Board voted unanimously Monday night to offer the job of Town Manager to a man with a name that is famous in this town.  Subject to the successful negotiation of a three-year contract, Stephen Crane will succeed Tony Marino as the head of the town...

read more

Support Local Businesses

Local Forecast

Subscribe To Receive Our Newspaper Every Wednesday Morning FREE

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and newspaper within your emails.

You have Successfully Subscribed!