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Historical Commission Monthly Tales of Our Town:

The Historical Commission is providing monthly 2020 Minute Histories about important people in Town history.

West Newbury Board of Health – Food Establishment Update

The Board of Health would like to remind residents that the spike in positive COVID-19 individuals has not yet occurred in Massachusetts. ... more ››

Spring Water Bills to be Issued on March 31st

The West Newbury Water Department is currently processing the spring billing. The bills are dated April 1, 2020 and will be due June 1,... more ››

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Please Consider Contributing Funds to the West Newbury Food Pantry!

We are so appreciative of all the volunteers and town workers for their incredible support of our Seniors!  Special thanks go out to... more ››

West Newbury Board of Health – COVID-19 Update #2

Today, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) notified us that a second resident from West Newbury has tested positive for... more ››


Board of Health Announcement

March 26, 2020Dear West Newbury Residents,

West Newbury - COVID-19 Update #1

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) notified the Health Department earlier today that the first resident from West Newbury... more ››

Public Notice regarding Remote Participation and “Virtual” Meetings

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

Updated Requirements for Trash and Recycling

All trash AND recyclables, including cardboard, MUST be in barrels. Covid-19 can live on a variety of surfaces.... more ››

Stop the Spread!

At the time of this announcement, there is no COVID-19 identified in any residents of West Newbury.  The BOH would like to remind you that... more ››


In the ongoing efforts to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, West Newbury’s basketball courts, playgrounds and play structures will be... more ››

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A Message From the Tree Committee

The Tree Committee has postponed the Arbor Day Celebration planned for April 25, 2020.

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OnSolve CodeRED for West Newbury Alerts

West Newbury Public Safety and the Town of West Newbury utilize the OnSolve CodeRED reverse 911 system.

Board of Health Requests Volunteers

The West Newbury Board of Health, along with the Mass Department of Public Health and the Medical Reserve Corps, are planning for the... more ››

Board of Selectmen Declare State of Emergency in West Newbury

At their meeting on March 16, 2020 at 7:31 p.m., the Board of Selectmen declared a state of emergency in the Town of West Newbury.  The... more ››

Limited In-Person Access to Tonight's Board of Selectmen Meeting

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, and taking into account recommendations from local Board of Health and Public Safety... more ››

West Newbury Housing Authority Office Closed to Public

Due to the COVID 19 outbreak and subsequent direction from the Governor, the following precautions will be taken to protect residents as... more ››

New Limitations on In-Person Access to Town Buildings

The Board of Selectmen met in emergency session this morning.

Pentucket School District closed beginning on Monday through at least March 27th

Pentucket Regional School District, in coordination with other North Shore Schools, has announced that schools will be closed starting on... more ››

G.A.R. Library closing effective Monday, March 16th

The G.A.R. Memorial Library will close, indefinitely, effective, Monday, March 16th.