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Panel backs $250K for affordable housing complex in Beverly

BEVERLY — A committee has recommended spending $250,000 in community preservation money to help pay for the first phase of an affordable housing development on Sohier Road. The complex, to be called Anchor Point, calls for the initial construction of 38 two- and three-bedroom family apartments in a building at the corner of Sohier and Tozer roads. The spending must...


‘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...


Resident Partner Award: Bette MacNeill

The Resident Partner Award honored Mrs. Bette MacNeill, of Beverly and formerly of Hamilton. Bette has been a great friend and committed resident advocate at the HCP’s Turtle Creek. Bette served as a member of the Resident Committee, encouraging fellow residents to join in activities. Bette also began Bingo at Turtle Creek, and ran it for many years. Bette also...


Community Partner Award: Toby and Stella Mae Seamans

Mrs. Joanne Holbrook Patton and River House Director, Gretchen Hover Moreshi, presented the Community Partner Award to Toby and Stella Mae Seamans. The Community Partner Award was granted to long-time Beverly resident activists Stella Mae and Toby Seamans.   This dynamic duo has, between them, buoyed many organizations and countless people with a gentle, relentless, dedication to not only helping but...