The state 911 system is currently experiencing intermittent interruption of service related to problems with a nationwide internet service provider. This is a national problem also impacting most of Massachusetts, including here in Manchester-by-the-Sea.
As a result, residents are temporarily urged contact the police or fire department for assistance by dialing 978-526-1212
Motorists or those on state property/highways needing State Police assistance can also call the Massachusetts State Police Newbury Barracks at 978-462-7478 or the Danvers Barracks at 978-538-6161 or any of the following State Police emergency call centers:
- Shelburne Control PSAP 413-625-8200
- New Braintree Control PSAP 508-867-1170
- Northampton Control PSAP 413-586-1508
- Framingham PSAP 508-820-2121.
Additional information will be posted as it becomes available.
Utilize Massachusetts Alerts to receive emergency notifications and information from the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service. Massachusetts Alerts is a free app that is available for Android and iPhones. To learn more about Massachusetts Alerts, and for information on how to download the free app onto your smartphone, visit:https://www.mass.gov/service-details/massachusetts-alerts-smartphone-app.