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Beverly, Massachusetts Unveils Its First Battery-Electric School Bus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –  October 8, 2020                                                          Contact:  Catherine Barrett cbarrett@beverlyma.gov 978-605-2368 The City of Beverly and Beverly Public Schools today unveiled its first all-electric school bus, marking a significant milestone as the community transition its fleet of school buses from diesel to battery-electric. The new Thomas Built Buses

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Beverly Awarded Grant for Health & Wellness Program at the Beverly Public Library

Download this Health and Wellness Grant Press Release Beverly Public Library was recently awarded a federal Health & Wellness Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant for $7,500 from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC). “We are proud to deliver grant funding to libraries for projects that fill unique

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Beverly Awarded Two Grants for Coastal Resilience

The City of Beverly was recently awarded two grants through the Office of Coastal Zone Management’s (CZM) Coastal Resilience Grant program.  The grants will fund a feasibility assessment and conceptual designs for green infrastructure at Obear Park, as well as a vulnerability assessment and feasibility study for the Beverly Pump

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Beverly Designated Housing Choice Community by Baker-Polito Administration

BEVERLY Housing Choice Re-Designation Press Release The City of Beverly is pleased to again be selected as a Housing Choice Community for the second consecutive time. Launched in December 2017 as part of the Baker‐Polito Administration’s Housing Choice Initiative, this designation recognizes communities that adopt best practices for boosting housing

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Beverly Awarded Host Community Program Grant

The City of Beverly was recently awarded a three year Host Community Program Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to fund a Municipal Assistance Coordinator who will provide technical assistance and support to municipalities to increase recycling, composting, and reuse, reduce the toxicity of the waste stream

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Beverly To Receive Electric School Bus

The City of Beverly will take delivery of its first electric school bus this summer.  The City issued a bid last summer to lease its first electric school bus and the winning bidder was Highland Electric Transportation. In January 2019, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) announced the availability

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Beverly Awarded $100,000 MVP Grant to Develop a Climate Action and Resilience Plan

The City of Beverly was recently awarded a $100,000 Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Action Grant from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs to complete a comprehensive Climate Action Plan. Beverly will be collaborating on this initiative with the City of Salem, Massachusetts. Through a regional Climate Action Plan,

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Beverly Awarded $30,000 Recycling Dividends Program Grant from the Mass DEP

The City of Beverly was recently awarded a $30,000 Sustainable Materials Recovery Program – Recycling Dividends Program (RDP) grant from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) Bureau of Air & Waste. The grants are designed to help maximize recycling, composting and waste reduction programs. The Baker-Polito Administration awarded more than $2.9 million

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City of Beverly awarded $55,000 Grant To Restore the Powder House

The City of Beverly was recently awarded a $55,000 grant from the Massachusetts Historical Commission’s (MHC) Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund (MPPF) to restore both the exterior and the interior of the Powder House.  The Powder House is one of Beverly’s most unique historical structures, but has fallen into a state

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City of Beverly Awarded $10,000 Library Services and Technology Grant

The City of Beverly was recently awarded a federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant for $10,000 from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC). The Beverly Public Library plans to launch a Play Program which encourages interactive learning for children and their parents/care givers.  The Play Program will

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