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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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Advisory: Overnight Test Trains Along Rockport Commuter Rail Line

MassDOT and the MBTA are undertaking federally mandated Positive Train Control (PTC) infrastructure installation which will increase the safety of commuter rail customers and would like to advise the community of upcoming overnight test trains which will operate along the MBTA Rockport Commuter Rail Line (Beverly to Rockport). These overnight

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PlanBeverly Survey: Share your thoughts

Take the PlanBeverly survey! THIS SURVEY IS NOW CLOSED. Stay tuned for future engagement opportunities both online and in person. Weblink: http://plan.beverlyma.gov/take-the-planbeverly-survey/ What is PlanBeverly? PlanBeverly is a one-year initiative that will engage the community in creating a framework to guide the stewardship and responsible growth of our city. The

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