MPD Department Earns Full State Certification
Feb14

MPD Department Earns Full State Certification

Chief Edward Conley, Lieutenant Fitzgerald and Officer Ryan Machain with the Certification from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission. Manchester-by-the-Sea Police Department Earns Full State Certification Chief Edward Conley is pleased to announce that, for the first time the Manchester-by-the-Sea Police Department earned certification status from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission (MPAC). The department...

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Ed Conway Visits and Speaks at the Vietnam Wall
Jan19

Ed Conway Visits and Speaks at the Vietnam Wall

Marine Veteran Ed Conway, of Manchester, at the “Three Soldiers” Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in Washington D.C. Ed participated in the Reading of the Names, part of the rededication ceremony of the monument honoring its 35th Anniversary last November 2017. Ed was a Corporal in the 3rd Marine...

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CA Chamber Names New President
Jan18

CA Chamber Names New President

Last Saturday night the Cape Ann Chamber held its 96th Annual Celebration at the Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport. The Chamber welcomed new President of the Board Patricia Slade of the Cricket Press, Inc. & Manchester Cricket, honored outgoing President Sara Young of Schooner Adventure and introduced their 2018 Board of Directors. The 900-member Chamber set another historic benchmark this year – 70% of the...

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Donnie Burgess Retires from USPS
Jan05

Donnie Burgess Retires from USPS

Long-time Manchester mailman Donnie Burgess, sorting mail for the last time. Burgess retired on Friday, December 29, 2017, just shy of 33 years on the job working out of the Manchester branch of the US Postal Service. His co-workers named him their “G.O.A.T.” (greatest of all times) in the Manchester office – the one person who can always can be counted on to get the job done and done...

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Denise Samolchuk Retires
Dec19

Denise Samolchuk Retires

Town Clerk Denise Samolchuk was presented a Town chair on the occasion of her retirement from Town service. Denise was Assistant Town Clerk and Senior Clerk in the Selectmen’s office and spent eight years as Town Clerk. She also received the congratulations and citations from the State Senate and the House of Representatives. Pictured are; State Senator, Bruce Tarr, Selectmen Tom Kehoe, Sue Beckmann, Arthur Steinert and Margaret...

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No-Shave November
Dec19

No-Shave November

For the second consecutive year, the Manchester by-the-Sea Police Department joined local police agencies in No-Shave November. This event raises funds for Home Base, a charity which provides clinical support services for veterans and their families. Chief Conley agreed to suspend facial hair grooming policies through January for each officer who donated one hundred dollars. This year the department raised $1,700 for the charity. At a...

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