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‘I’m going to feel like Rockefeller’ – Housing complex for homeless to open

By Arianna MacNeill, Staff Writer SALEM — Ronnie Forziati’s hands shook from excitement as he toured the apartments at 43 Boston St. Forziati, who was homeless and used to live in a cardboard box in Florida, is one of 12 residents who will move into the newly renovated building in March, benefiting from a Harborlight Community Partners project designed to...


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Hamilton Residents Reject Affordable Housing Proposal

By Kelsey Bode Staff Writer HAMILTON — Residents Saturday voted down a proposal to pay $600,000 to encourage a local nonprofit developer to build a smaller affordable housing development. Around 200 residents gathered at Hamilton-Wenham Regional High School for the town’s Special Town Meeting. They were presented with an article backed by the Hamilton Affordable Housing Trust that sought to...


Six Beverly CPA projects approved for 2018

Historic Beverly will receive $146,300 CPA funding for the purpose of performing Phase 2 of historic landscape restoration at Hale Farm The City of Beverly and the Ward 2 Civic Association will receive $295,952 in CPA funding to perform Phase II of side façade and other building restorations to the GAR Hall on Dane St. Six projects have received approval...


Apartment plans for Longmeadow, Willow collapse in Hamilton

A concept of apartments of Longmeadow Way from 2016 Not with a bang but a whimper. Harborlight Community Partner’s (HCP) proposal for an affordable housing apartment complex off Longmeadow Way along Bay Road appears dead on arrival after a community-wide wailing and gnashing of teeth for almost two years. Its current failure also seals the fate of the proposed senior-only...