The RFD has been notified that a mosquito caught on Hammond Street tested positive for EEE this week. Residents are advised to curtail outdoor activities after dusk and to use an insect repellant containing DEET whenever feasible.
The hose testing for 9/27 evening has been postponed.
For more information, contact the Rowley Board of Health.
Please join us on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. at the small park at the intersection of Cross Street and Pleasant Street for the dedication of an expanded September 11, 2001 memorial. The memorial honors the three Rowley residents who were killed on American Airlines Flight 11: Laurie Olsen Neira, James Trentini and [...]
The Seabrook Nuclear Power Station, in conjunction with local emergency management agencies, will conduct the annual demonstration of their emergency notification sirens on Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 12:30 PM.
Rowley is not located within the evacuation zone and does not have any sirens, but sirens in neighboring Newbury and Byfield may be audible in some [...]
The town of Rowley will conduct its annual Household Hazardous Waste collection on Saturday November 12, 2011. Gather up those old fluorescent light bulbs and quarts of used motor oil because now is your chance to dispose of them properly for free.
Full details including lists of what to bring and what will not be [...]
On Wednesday, November 9, at approximately 2 PM EST, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct the country’s first nationwide Emergency Alert System (EAS) test. The test will last approximately three minutes. EAS announcements will be carried on all local and national media outlets.
This is an [...]
Daylight Savings Time ends for 2011 at 0200 hours this Sunday. Don’t forget to set your clocks back by one hour before going to sleep Saturday night.
If you haven’t changed the batteries in your smoke detectors recently, now would be a good time. Did you know that most manufacturers recommend replacing smoke detectors after ten [...]
The Northern Essex Regional Emergency Planning Committee is seeking volunteers for its Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). CERT members are trained to assist local police and fire in times of natural or man made disasters. Can you help out your local community in its time of need? Do you know what to do in an [...]
The Rowley Fire Department currently operates from one station located on Hammond Street. It was a good location in 1936 when it opened, but over time the town’s population has shifted westward. As a long, narrow town we have some neighborhoods over 4 miles from the firehouse. Take a ride along with Engine 3 to [...]
The Rowley Volunteer Fire Protection Association invites all members to a Pizza Social at 19:00 hours on May 5th, before the monthly business meeting.