MERRIMAC — Police Chief Eric Shears, Town Clerk Gwendolyn Lay Sabbagh and the Board of Selectmen would like to remind residents of the upcoming Special Town Meeting next week, and share information about mail-in and early voting. Special Town Meeting A Special Town Meeting will be held on Monday, Oct. 19 in the Whittier Regional […]
Chief Eric Shears would like to share safety tips for trick-or-treating and alternative Halloween activities to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Trick-or-treating will take place in Merrimac on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. “Though trick-or-treating will still take place this year, we are encouraging residents to explore other safer alternatives to celebrate Halloween,” […]
MERRIMAC — Police Chief Eric Shears reports that the Merrimac Police Department is investigating after shots were fired early Friday morning.
As the Fourth of July and summer celebrations approach, Chief Larry Fisher and Chief Eric Shears would like to remind residents that the use of fireworks is illegal in Massachusetts.
MERRIMAC — Police Chief Eric Shears reports that the Merrimac Police Department has documented occurrences of graffiti spray-painted on a wall outside the Helen R. Donaghue School and on a wall outside the Merrimac Highway Department building. The letters “ACAB” were discovered spray-painted on the Highway Department building early Sunday morning. Later in the morning, the […]
Merrimac officials wish to provide regular updates to the community on the latest information and efforts regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. As of Friday, May 29, Merrimac has 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in eight households. A total of 34 positive cases have been reported in Merrimac since the beginning of the pandemic. Town Meeting and […]
MERRIMAC — The Merrimac Emergency Management Committee wishes to share guidance with residents as a statewide order regarding face coverings takes effect today.
Merrimac’s Board of Selectmen, Merrimac’s Board of Health, Chief Larry Fisher and Chief Eric Shears wish to provide residents of the Town of Merrimac with the latest information regarding the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19). At this time, there have been no positive or presumed positive cases of the virus in Merrimac. Town officials would like […]
WEST NEWBURY — West Newbury Police Chief Jeffrey Durand, Merrimac Police Chief Eric M. Shears and Pentucket Regional School District Superintendent Justin Bartholomew report that, after a thorough investigation overnight into reports of threatening social media posts made in the past 24 hours, a suspect has been arrested and now faces a felony charge. A […]
WEST NEWBURY — Groveland Police Chief Jeffrey Gillen, Merrimac Police Chief Eric Shears and West Newbury Police Chief Jeffrey Durand wish to announce that trick-or-treating has been rescheduled in Groveland, Merrimac and West Newbury due to inclement weather forecasts.