Come visit and stay the night or a lifetime. One thing is sure: You'll be back. Bed and breakfast and motel accommodations overlook the beautiful Essex River and Great Marsh and are most moderately priced.
 

 
The Town offers a multitude of services for locals as well as visitors from local banking to massage therapy, health and wellness.
 

 
Whether it is a jog along the causeway or a visit to a Pilates studio or perhaps a Yoga class, we have what you need right here in Essex to stay fit. If you need a one day pick me up or real estate broker that might help you stay here forever…Essex, Massachusetts has it!

Essex has always been a town of home businesses that serve everyone locally or reach out to the entire world through the internet. The past meets the present and looks toward the future in Essex.

 
  
Amazing Essence
   
Amazing Essence logo
Founded over 35 years ago by Martha Mazzarino, LPN, RE, Amazing Essence is devoted to revealing the truly amazing essence within each client. Focusing on results-driven treatments, Martha delivers the most scientifically advanced services in a calm and relaxed atmosphere that encourages each client to look and feel their very best.Special Announcements
Specializing in electrolysis, permanent light/laser hair removal and skin rejuvenation, Martha enables every client to revive their spirit from the inside out, revealing a fresh new self from beneath the outer layers of unwanted hair, damaged skin, and physical discomfort. Come and be refreshed at my Essex location.

Amazing Essence photo

www.AmazingEssence.com

 
 

 
Amazing Essence
South Village Center
65 Eastern Ave. (Rte. 133)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-7778

Martha Mazzarino, LPN, RE,
Owner

 
Map Location and Hours
Day, Evening and Saturday
appointments
       
 
 
Artfluence logo
   
Artfluence photo
Artfluence is a full-service design studio specializing in websites and printed graphics for businesses, organizations, special events and promotions. As artists and designers experienced in print publishing, internet media, photography and video, we combine technical skill with an aesthetic sensibility - to bring your content to life. We design logos and brand identities, brochures, websites, signage, email newsletters and more!

Special Announcements
This website is one of our many well-received projects for the Essex Merchants Group.

 
 

 Artfluence
PO Box 289
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-3600

Lynne and Jay Havighurst,
Owners

 
Map Location and Hours
Please call for an appointment
       
 
 
Bank Gloucester logo
   
  Bank Gloucester photo  
BankGloucester's Essex branch offers the bank’s full complement of products and services as well as investment services for businesses and consumers. A $195 million state-chartered cooperative bank, BankGloucester was established in 1887 and is a member of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Share Insurance Fund (SIF); all deposits are insured in full.

Special Announcements
CEO and President, Patrick Thorpe stated “We are very excited to open our first branch in Essex and look forward to having a long and successful future in this great community that has so much history.”

Bank Gloucester photo

 
www.BankGloucester.com

 
 
BankGloucester, Essex Branch
15 Martin Street (Rte. 22)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-283-8200
Fax 978-281-7283

Michele French, Manager

 
Map Location and Hours
 
Mon. - Wed. 8:30 am - 4 pm
Thurs. - Fri. 8:30 am - 6 pm
Sat. 8:30 am - 1 pm
 
       
 
 
Cape Ann Auto Body and Service Center logo
   
  Cape Ann Auto Body and Service Center photo  
Top quality, affordable auto body and repair services for Cape Ann the North Shore for over 50 years. We are a family business, not a large corporation where your car is only a very small part of their business. Unlike large or chain repair businesses, each of our customers is a very important part of our business. Your satisfaction with our mechanical repairs and body work is the cornerstone of our business.

Special Announcements
Our personalized service, highly qualified technicians and affordable pricing are sure to keep you coming back to us for all your car care needs. We look forward to servicing your vehicle.

 
 Cape Ann Auto Body
and Service Center
19 Grove Street
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-7333

Steve Pascucci, Manager
Patti Wysocki, Office Manager

 
Map Location and Hours
 
Weekdays 8 am - 5 pm
 
       
 
 
Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce
   
  Cape Ann Chamber photo  
The Essex Division of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce serves as the principal voice of Essex businesses while working to enhance both the economic environment and the quality of life for the citizens of Essex and Cape Ann. The Essex Division sponsors the popular annual Essex Clamfest and networking opportunities throughout the year.

Special Announcements
Stop by to pick up a copy of the Cape Ann Guide and Map at our main office: 33 Commercial Street, Gloucester, MA.

Cape Ann Chamber photo

www.CapeAnnChamber.com
www.CapeAnnVacations.com
www.VisitEssexMA.com

 
  Essex Division
Cape Ann
Chamber of Commerce

Headquarters
33 Commercial Street
Gloucester, Massachusetts 01930

Tel 978-283-1601
or 800-321-0133
Fax 978-283-4740

Ken Riehl,
Chief Executive Officer

Michele French, Chairperson
Essex Division

 
Map Location and Hours
 
Mon. - Fri. 9 am - 5 pm
Sat. 10 am - 5 pm
Sun. & Holidays 11 am - 4 pm
 
       
 
  
Carpenter and MacNeille logo
   
Carpenter and MacNeille photo
Inspired by the rich and eclectic architecture of coastal New England, Carpenter & MacNeille designs, builds and restores beautiful homes throughout New England. Working from historic Essex, Massachusetts, the firm is committed to the belief that design excellence and the best construction practices are inseparable. Our 35-person staff is comprised of architects, interior designers and construction professionals, and we have an adjoining cabinet and millwork shop.
Special Announcements
Carpenter & MacNeille was again honored to receive the Best of Boston Home award in 2018. This is the fourth time the firm has been celebrated for top quality architecture, design and construction by Boston Magazine.

Carpenter and MacNeille photo

www.CarpenterMacNeille.com

 
 

 
Carpenter & MacNeille
Architects & Builders, Inc.
106 Western Avenue (Rte.22)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-7900
Fax 978-768-7911

Robert S. MacNeille, AIA
Design Principal
and President

 
Map Location and Hours
Call or stop by to discuss
your home design or
construction project
       
 
  
Chris Williams Sculpture logo
   
Chris Williams Sculpture photo
Chris Williams is creating some of the largest, most detailed custom sculpture on Cape Ann. Working with architects, designers and private collectors, it's the collaboration of ideas that bring these projects to life. "It's exciting to watch how this work really does bring people together."
Special Announcements
With sculpture displayed throughout the gardens, discover the possibilities. Whether you have an idea or special spot calling for a creative solution or just want to see these pieces up close, there is always something interesting happening at the studio.

Chris Williams Sculpture photo

www.ChrisWilliamsSculpture.com

 
 

22 Rocky Hill Road
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-7652
 

 
Map Location and Hours
  10 am - 4 pm
Visitors Welcome
       
 
  
East Coast Asset Management logo
   
East Coast Asset Management photo
East Coast Asset Management is an independent wealth management firm dedicated to serving as the trusted advisor to a select group of high net worth individuals, families, foundations and endowments who are seeking customized investment strategies and comprehensive financial advice.


www.EastCoastAsset.com

 
  
East Coast Asset Management, Inc.
16 Martin Street (Rte. 22)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-801-0860
Fax 978-801-3111

Christopher M. Begg, CFA
Benjamin S. Favazza, CFP

Map Location and Hours
Mon. - Fri. 8:30 am - 4 pm
       
 
  
Essex Mini Storage logo
   
Essex Mini Storage photo
Located on Route 22 at the Hamilton - Essex line. With our courteous, friendly and knowledgeable staff, you can be confident that your stored items are secure with us!

• Brand new humidity sensored building
• 60,000 square feet of storage
• Climate-controlled units available

Special Announcements
Have you ever wanted:
• To get more living space out of your home?
• More workspace in your office?
• A secure space for all your needs?
We have the solution for industry, business, office, household and personal storage needs.

Essex Mini Storage photo

 
 

 
Essex Mini-Storage, Inc.
221 Western Ave. (Rte. 22)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-7445

 
Map Location and Hours
 OFFICE HOURS
Mon. - Fri. 9 am - 5 pm
Sat. 9 am - 2 pm

GATE HOURS
7 days a week, 7 am - 6 pm

       
 
 
Essex Radio and Television Service
   
Essex Radio and Television Service photo
Essex Radio and Television Service was established by John and Betsy Bevilacqua over 60 years ago and remains a family owned and operated business. We provide a wide range of electronic repair services for home, commercial and other applications. We service HiFi and stereos, tape players and recorders, speakers, record changers, public address systems, instrument amplifier and accessories, modern TV's and general electronic repair of household items.
Special Announcements
One of our specialties is the repair or restoration of vintage and antique electronic items. We also have electronics for sale. Visit our website to see current items!
 
 

 Essex Radio and Television Service
40 Main Street (Rte. 133)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-6652

Arthur Bevilacqua, Owner

 
Map Location and Hours
Mon. - Fri. 9 am - 5 pm
Sat. 9 am - 2 pm
       
 
 
First Ipswich Bank
   
  First Ipswich Bank photo  
First Ipswich Bank delivers valuable financial services geared to helping individuals and businesses manage their finances in person or via our Mobile, Online and Telephone Banking systems, as well as any ATM worldwide. As a trusted financial resource in the community, it's our everyday commitment to do more, deliver more, and exceed expectations.

Special Announcements
Heidi Jackson Dean, our Branch Manager, serves on the Essex Bicentennial Committee, which keeps the branch hopping. Our Essex team served tea at the Madame Varney event and "baked" a 9-foot cake float for the parade. You'll find us at the 6th Annual Essex Police Department Car Show in September and "digging" in at ClamFest in October!

First Ipswich Bank photo

www.FirstIpswich.com

 
 
First Ipswich Bank
Essex Branch
8-10 Martin Street (Rte. 22)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-7372
Fax 978-768-6359

Heidi Jackson Dean
Manager

 
Map Location and Hours
 
LOBBY and DRIVE-UP
Mon. - Thurs. 8:30 am - 4 pm
Fri. 8:30 am - 6 pm
Sat. 9 am - 12 pm
 
       
 
 
Flowerscapes by Maureen
 
 
  Flowerscapes by Maureen photo
We have been creating magnificent Flowerscapes on Cape Ann with great acclaim for over 30 years. We design, install and maintain Landscape Bedding, Window Boxes and Container Gardens. With our committed service to Horticultural Excellence your home or business will reflect the season's beauty for Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. With our landscape knowledge and commitment we will make your Landscape Investment something to be admired.
Special Announcements
Flowerscapes By Maureen offers a free consultation to custom design a Landscape Budget to meet all your needs. Please call to schedule an appointment with Maureen.
 
 

 Flowerscapes By Maureen
20 Grove Street
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-857-9311

Maureen Mitchell, Owner

 
Map Location and Hours
Please call for an appointment
       
 
 
Jay Havighurst logo
   
Jay Havighurst Sculpture photo
An Essex artist, Jay Havighurst creates wood and aluminum sculptures. They combine materials to produce sound and involve audience participation through playing. One historical sound piece commissioned by seARTS, Sounds of a Shipyard, was performed outdoors at the Essex Historical Society and Shipbuilding Museum. It involved a soundscape of shipbuilding tools from the 1600's to the present. Follow me on Facebook!

Special Announcements
Jay is author of the book, Making Musical Instruments by Hand. Current sculptures in development combine aluminum harmonic tubes, and percussive wooden slit sculptures.

 
 

Jay Havighurst Sculpture
PO Box 289
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-3600

 
Map Location and Hours
Studio visits by appointment
       
 
  
Karen Bernier logo
     
Karen Bernier photo
As your local Realtor and an Essex Native, I specialize in selling real estate in areas that I have lived in: Essex, Manchester, Hamilton, Wenham, Ipswich and Cape Ann. Whether selling your residence, investment property or buying a home, knowledge of the local market is invaluable. My partnership with Churchill Properties allows me to provide the highest level of exposure in the marketplace and leverages the latest internet technologies. My personal goal is honest, courteous and exceptional service.Special Announcements
25+ years of selling real estate on the North Shore. Please contact me for private home consultations, custom marketing programs or to view properties in the area.

Karen Bernier photo

www.ChurchillProp.com (Karen)
www.ChurchillProp.com (Chris)

 

 
Karen Bernier
and Chris Bernier

North Shore
Property Specialists
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Karen's Cell 978-807-5580
Chris's Cell 978-578-5013

 
Map Location and Hours
 Please call for an appointment
     
 
 
Rotary Club of Manchester-Essex, MA
   
  Rotary Club of Manchester-Essex photo  
Joining the Manchester-Essex Rotary is a great way to get together with friendly, civic-minded neighbors. Rotary International supports international causes, like sending temporary shelters to disaster zones, working to eradicate polio, and helping to provide communities with clean drinking water. Locally, we help with food shelters, grass roots non-profits and local events and award scholarships to deserving High School Seniors of Manchester-Essex residents. Follow us on Facebook!

Special Announcements
We welcome members from all walks of life. Most meetings have speakers of interest to the Rotary mission or of interest to the public.

Rotary Club of Manchester-Essex photo

www.ManchesterEssexRotary.org

 
 
Manchester-Essex Rotary Club
PO Box 403
Manchester, MA 01944

Robert Lipkowitz, President

Chris Shea, Membership

 
Map Location and Hours
 
Wed. Breakfast Meeting
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Allie's Beach Street Cafe
35 Beach Street
Manchester, MA

Except the third Wed. of each month, we move to an evening location in Essex or Manchester. Check our calendar for details.

 
       
 
 
N. Larson Jewelry Design logo
   
N. Larson Jewelry Design photo
N. Larson Jewelry Designs specializes in transforming your old gold and gemstones into new custom jewelry designs. Owner and Jewelry Designer Nancy Larson is a master goldsmith and diamond sales expert. A graduate of the Gemological Institute of America, she has been creating exceptional jewelry for over thirty years.

Special Announcements
Please make an appointment for a complimentary consultation or to visit our jewelry gallery.

 
 

N. Larson Jewelry Designs
144 Main Street (Rte. 133)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-4569

Nancy Larson, Owner

 
Map Location and Hours
Tues. - Fri. 10 am - 4 pm
       
 
 
Magical Beginnings Essex Academy
   
Magical Beginnings Essex Academy logo
At Magical Beginnings, we encourage children to explore and express their creativeness to help strengthen a child's positive self-image. Children will interact with each other while learning to share, take turns, and cooperate through play. Our goal is to provide a daycare where parents feel comfortable leaving their children and to encourage parents to be involved in their child's day. Follow us on Facebook!
Special Announcements
We invite our neighbors from nearby communities to visit Magical Beginnings child care center in Essex or one of our other 5 locations which are all Better Business Bureau-certified.
 
 

 Magical Beginnings
Essex Academy
1 Scott's Way
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-6287
Fax 978-539-8784

Christine Brown, Director

 
Map Location and Hours
7 am - 5:30 pm
       
 
 
Mayer Tree Service
 
 
  Mayer Tree Service photo
Mayer Tree Service, Inc. is your one source tree service and tree health care provider, servicing Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire and we are committed to tree preservation and expert tree work. We offer expert tree pruning services, comprehensive plant health care programs and are specialists at hazardous tree removal, utilizing the latest and best equipment.
Special Announcements
Based in Essex, MA, we have satellite offices in North Andover and Worcester MA. Mayer Tree services the entire North Shore of Massachusetts & Southern New Hampshire. We service trees from Worcester, MA to Boston to Nashua New Hampshire. We're Up For Anything!
 
 

 Mayer Tree Service
9 Scott's Way
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-6999 or
1-888-88-MAYER (62937)

Dan Mayer, Owner
 

 
Map Location and Hours
Please call for an appointment
       
 
 
Shea's Riverside Inn and Motel logo
   
  Shea's Riverside Inn and Motel photo  
Situated along the Essex River, Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel guests enjoy unrivaled views of the river and surrounding marshland. Relax, unwind, watch the tide change and experience our spectacular sunsets. The property is breathtaking in any season. Many species of sea birds frequent the marsh, and in colder months the river is often home to seals and sea otters.
Special Announcements With more than 25 antique and gift shops, art galleries and museums, you could spend days looking for treasures and learning about Essex's rich history. If food is part of your getaway, our sister property, Shea's Riverside Restaurant & Bar and other options offer something for everyone!
 
   Shea's Riverside Inn & Motel
132 Main Street (Rte. 133)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-6800

Gayle McKinley, Manager

 
Map Location and Hours
 
Newly Renovated / Water Views
Open Year Round
6 suites in the Inn
15 rooms in the Motel

Staffed Office Hours: 9 am - 9 pm
Call to reserve or book online

 
       
 
  
Lynne Taylor Drizen D.M.D. logo
   
Lynne Taylor Drizen D.M.D. photo
Offer a smile that leaves a lasting impression with orthodontic dentistry from our office in Essex, Massachusetts. In business since 1994, Lynne Taylor Drizen D.M.D. specializes in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics, offering clear braces and aligners, as well as protective sports and night guards. Equally important, we encourage an open-door relationship with parents and children, spending time with them and keeping the lines of communication open. In fact, our entire staff is dedicated to customer satisfaction. Simply put, we're all about teamwork.
Special Announcements
Visit our website to print a coupon for a “Free Consultation”. We’ll straighten you out!

Lynne Taylor Drizen D.M.D. photo

www.DrizenOrthoBest.com

 
 

 
Lynne Taylor Drizen, D.M.D.
Orthodontist
8 Martin Street (Rte. 22)
P.O. Box 282
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-1166
1-877-62ORTHO
Fax 978-768-9016

 
Map Location and Hours
Tues. - Thurs. 11 am - 7 pm

After hours by appointment

       
 
 
   
  Cedar Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast photo  
Cedar Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast

Enjoy a serene atmosphere for relaxation, plus easy access to everything the New England Coast has to offer! Our family farm is over 300 years-old and sits on 14 acres of pristine fields and forest. Two newly renovated rooms with private full baths and two separate pet-friendly apartment are available. Follow us on Facebook!

Cedar Hill Farm Bed & Breakfast photo

www.CedarHillFarmBnB.com

 

 
 
Cedar Hill Farm
Bed & Breakfast
22 John Wise Ave. (Rte. 133)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 561-309-5680

Jayne and Michael Ginn,
Owners

 
Map Location and Hours
 
Click to book online
or call to reserve
  
       
 
  
   
Costello Construction and Remodeling photo
Costello Construction and Remodeling

Costello Construction and Remodeling, Inc. is a full-service general contracting company that serves the North Shore and beyond.

  • Fine Homebuilding
  • Historic Restorations
  • Interiors and Exteriors
  • Kitchens and Baths
  • Additions and Decks

Please call for a complimentary consultation. 

Costello Construction and Remodeling photo

 
 

  Costello Construction
and Remodeling, Inc.
185 John Wise Ave. (Rte. 133)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-7015
Fax 978-768-7459

Sean Costello, President
Licensed + Insured

 
Map Location and Hours
Office Hours 8 am - 4 pm
 
       
 
  
   
Creative Arts Dance Conservatory photo
Creative Arts Dance Conservatory

We strive to bring out your child's creative expression! Our goal is communication and freedom. While we do offer competition teams, that is not our primary focus. We also offer Ballet, Hip Hop, Jazz and Tap, acro and lyrical. Ask about our customized dance birthday parties. And check our website for this year's schedule.


Creative Arts Dance Conservatory photo

 
 

  Creative Arts Dance
Conservatory
1 Scott's Way
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-7283

Leza Milham, Owner

 
Map Location and Hours
Please call to schedule your party and check our website for current dance classes
 
       
 
  
   
Essex Lions Club logo
Essex Lions Club

L.I.O.N.S.
(Liberty, Intelligence, Our Nation's Safety)

Essex Lions Club raises funds through an annual Turkey Trot Road Race in November and food tents at the Essex Car Show and Essex ClamFest to support Lions International eye research and as many ad hoc requests as possible. Join the Club - the time commitment is minimal and we always have fun!

Essex Lions Club photo

 
 

Essex Lions Club
PO Box 79
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-412-5585

Richard Ross, President

 
Map Location and Hours
Contact us or visit our website
for more information  
       
 
  
   
True North Wellness photo
True North Hypnosis and Wellness

True North Hypnosis and Wellness believes all healing is holistic, encompassing mind, body, and spirit. We inspire, support and guide people to explore healthier lifestyles through our wellness events, workshops, classes, and holistic services including Hypnosis, Yoga, Massage and Polarity, Reiki, Readings and Psychic Development. Follow us on Facebook!

True North Wellness photo

 
 

True North
Hypnosis and Wellness
7 Main Street (rear)
(Entrance and parking on Pickering Street,
across from #36)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Georgeanne Richards &
Karen Ferris, Co-Founders

Georgeanne: Tel 978-500-3030
Karen: Tel 978-808-9942

 
Map Location and Hours
See our website calendar to sign up for classes
       
 
 
 
Gaybrook Garage
152 Western Ave. (Rte. 22)
Essex, Massachusetts 01929

Tel 978-768-6381

Michael Crowley, Owner

 
Gaybrook Garage

Gaybrook is a complete auto repair garage, with state-of-the-art equipment and fully certified technicians for all makes and models, plus state inspection stickers, in an old fashioned, full-service gas station environment. Yes, we do windows! Gaybrook Garage is an Essex icon, started in 1929, bordered by the old trolley tracks, and an actual bubbling "gay" brook.

Open 6 days a week

Repairs and Inspections:
Mon. - Fri. 8 am - 5 pm
Sat. 8 am - 4 pm

Gas:
Mon. - Fri. 7 am - 6 pm
Sat. 8 am - 4 pm