The Block 2014

Sponsored by Beverly Main Streets.  For more information go to   A block of Cabot Street will be closed for guests to enjoy live music, local food, beer and wine.  Suggested donation $5.


On Friday, August 1st at 12:45pm, Mayor Mike Cahill, Governor Deval Patrick and the MBTA General Manager Dr. Beverly Scott will celebrate a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Beverly Depot Parking Garage located at 12 Park Street.  The MBTA has been working with MassDOT and the City of Beverly for

Beverly Homecoming Celebration

Beverly’s annual Homecoming celebration with over 80 events from Friday, August 1, 2014 to Sunday, August 10, 2014.  Events are held at a number of venues around Beverly.   Please see the full calendar of events and locations at the Beverly Homecoming web site:
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Obituary: Barbara A. O'keefe

O'KEEFE, Barbara A. (Jacobs) Age 81, of Beverly, MA, July 28, 2014. Wife of Dr. C. Robert O'Keefe. Mother of Felice D'Agnese of Belmont and his former wife Susan D'Agnese. Step-mother of Michael O'Keefe and his wife Donna of East Greenwich, RI, Robin McLaughlin and her husband William of Norton, and Helen Papele and her husband Charles of Swampscott. She also leaves nine grandchildren and a great grandson. She was the sister of the late Beverly Manning, and the loving grandmother of the late Jonathan and Christopher D'Agnese. Her funeral will be held on Friday at 10:30AM in the SOLIMINE FUNERAL HOME, 67 Ocean Street (Rt1A) Lynn. Interment will be in Central Cemetery in Beverly. Relatives and friends are respectfully ...
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Obituary: Judith E. Tucker

Tucker, Judith E. "Judy" 51, of Beverly , died July 1 , under hospice care with her beloved spouse , Elizabeth E Mann , by her side. Judy was born October 2 , 1962. A Memorial Gathering will be held Sunday, August 17 from 1-4pm at One Apple Rd., Beverly. For online guestbook please visit
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Obituary: Richard Sears Humphrey

Humphrey, Richard Sears, Jr. Of Beverly Farms, passed away at home on July 14th. He was 88. Born in Boston, he was the son of the late Richard S. and Marion (Emmons) Humphrey. Mr. Humphrey graduated from Harvard University in 1947 and began his advertising career in New York. He then founded his own agency Humphrey, Brown, McDougall. He is survived by his wife Linda (Stroh) Humphrey; his son Richard S. Humphrey, III; his five daughters: Joan Rybczynski, Katherine Drew, Brooks Williams, Diana Johnson and Wendy Ruppenthal and ten grandchildren. His sisters are Marion Milton and the late Joan Shoemaker. A memorial service will be held at the Myopia Hunt Club, 435 Bay Road, Hamilton on August 23rd at 11AM. ...
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Beverly Teen Accused of Starting Fire that Damaged 10 Homes

A 19-year-old Beverly man and two minors are facing charges in connection with a suspicious fire last weekend that destroyed two homes and damaged eight others in the Massachusetts town.
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3-Alarm Fire Levels Home Under Construction in Beverly

The fire spread to a neighboring home before firefighters got it under control.
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Obituary: Harold A. Pinkham

Pinkham Jr., Harold A. Age 85, July 1, 2014, beloved husband of Christine (Lewgowd) Pinkham with whom he shared 62 years of marriage; also survived by two daughters, Barbara J. Kumin and her husband, Steven of Eliot, ME and Katherine E. Pinkham of Boothbay Harbor, ME, a son, Harold C. Pinkham and his wife, Michelle of Franklin, six grandchildren, Dr. Michael C. Kumin and his wife, Jenn, Stefanie M. Kumin, Sarah E. Kumin, Bethany M. Flaherty, Nathaniel L. Pinkham and Shannon E. Pinkham, five great grandchildren, a sister, Virginia McGuire of FL. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, 253 Cabot Street, Beverly, Saturday at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to ...
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