Manchester’s Water Department will start flushing the town’s water mains Monday, meaning that residents can expect some issues with their water service while the work is going on.
Town officials are warning that, during the flushing process, running water will become discolored and residents may want to avoid washing clothes when the water is brown. Residents should run the cold water in faucets for a few minutes until it clears.
Hydrant flushing will take place in the evenings between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. Monday through Thursday until completed om about four to six weeks.
The flushing starts on Upper Pine Street, and will end on Raymond Street.
Essex hosting 9/11 memorial
The Essex Fire Department will hold a 9/11 Memorial Service Tuesday, beginning at 9:55 a.m., in front of the Essex Memorial Fire Station.
Chief Daniel Doucette said the short service, on the 11th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, is a day to remember those who lost their lives on that unforgettable day. Retired firefighters and members of the public are all encouraged to attend.
Rotary club party
The Manchester-Essex Rotary Club will host a mixer at Riverside Bistro in Essex for potential members Thursday from 5:30 p.m. To 7:30 p.m.
The club invites people to visit the Bistro’s new outdoor deck, enjoy a beverage with appetizers, and find out just what the Rotarians are up to.
Reservations are required for the event. To make reservations, contact Dave Ray at 978-921-2346 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marjorie Nesin can be reached at 978-283-7000, x3451, or at email@example.com.