The force of plowed snow to the side sometimes knocks over or damages private mailboxes. When this happens, the Town will replace the mailbox. Please contact Public Works to report the damage at 860-767-0715. You should also notify the Post Office and have them hold your mail until the mailbox is replaced. In Essex Village, the Post Office phone number is 860-767-8476. In Centerbrook, it is 870-767-8730. In Ivoryton, it is 860-767-8515.