TOWN TALK: Legion Serves Chicken Kiev Dinner Thursday | News

the Manchester American Legion will host its monthly having dinner this Thursday, February 10 at Amaral-Bailey post10 Church St. in Manchester.

Dinner, which this month is prepared and served by members of Scout Troop 3will be served at 7:00 p.m., Commander Allan M. Kirker noted. On the menu, Chicken Kiev from L. Coons.

Tickets will be sold at the door for $15 each. The show will open at 3:30 p.m.

COVID vaccination clinics

the Manchester Board of Health will host COVID-19 vaccination clinics first and third Mondays of the month—February 7, March 7 and 21—at City Hall, 10 Central Street, 2-5 p.m. The clinics are for anyone 12 years and older and by appointment only. Registration can be done at

Pediatric clinics for children aged 5 to 12 will take place in the Essex Town Hall Auditorium, 30 rue Martin, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., February 11 and March 4. Only Pfizer doses will be available. Masks must be worn. A parent or guardian must accompany their child. A children’s film will be shown in the waiting room. Children will be offered a lollipop treat at the end of the waiting period. Parents and guardians can register their child at

Water protection

Manchester is looking for up to six members of the ‘at large’ community to join the Water Resources Protection Working Group. This new task force is tasked with reviewing a 1990 report on the city’s water resources, updating it, and recommending actions the city should take to ensure an adequate, high-quality water supply to long-term residents. It is expected that the working group will need 12 to 18 months to complete its work. Interviews and / or appointments are scheduled during the meeting of elected officials on Monday. The Selectors office can be contacted at 978-526-2000 or [email protected] for more information or to apply.

Manchester meetings

Selectors see you virtually on Monday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m. On the agenda, a possible postponement of the municipal assembly due to COVID-19, developments affecting the budget for the 2023 fiscal year. Full day and Zoom login details are available at

zoning board will host a 40B Public Hearing on Wednesday, February 9 at 7 p.m. This meeting will cover traffic, public safety and architect peer reviews. Information on meeting attendance will be posted at

Board of health meets Thursday, February 10 at 8:30 am The agenda and other information had not been posted Friday afternoon.

Essex Meetings

Selectors will meet virtually and in person on Monday, February 7 at 6 p.m. on the second floor stage of City Hall, 30 Martin Street. On the agenda are discussions on transitional moorings, the location of rowboat racks and a possible lottery for rack spaces, a draft affordable housing bylaw and the granting of fishing licenses to molluscs. The full agenda can be viewed at

Board of health meets Thursday, February 10 at 7:00 p.m. The agenda and other information had not been posted Friday afternoon.

Town Talk was compiled this week by Andrea Holbrook. If you have a topical tip or article for Town Talk, please contact Michael Cronin at 978-675-2708, or [email protected]

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