BEVERLY — As is usually the norm, it's been an active news week in Beverly, and we've been sharing all of the top stories over on our website, as well as on our social media channels.

In case you missed any of the stories that made headlines, here's a quick breakdown, as well as links to the full articles.

 

Beverly youth, 8, launches booming lip balm business

Hannah School third-grader Harrison Clark, 8, is an aspiring entrepreneur who recently launched his own business, Harrison's Luscious Lips. The balm he makes is 100% organic, made with beeswax, shea butter, coconut oil and essential oils.

With profits coming in, Harrison knew he wanted to share the wealth, so he decided he would donate half of the proceeds from his first batch to the World Wildlife Fund to help the animals devastated by the Australian bush fires. He is still deciding which charity will be the beneficiary of his sales for the next batch he makes.

Read the full story here.

 

Beverly Farms Cemetery fence being restored

Those visiting the Beverly Farms Cemetery in recent weeks may have noticed something missing.

A section of the iron fence that surrounds the burial ground has been removed, and taken to be restored. That procedure includes deleading the fence, repairing any missing or broken pieces and repainting it before it’s reinstalled.

Eventually, the entire length of fence — all 715.5 feet of it — will go through the same process.

Read the full story here.

 

Beverly to acquire electric school bus

The City of Beverly will take delivery of its first electric school bus this summer.

The Jouley electric bus is designed to prioritize safety and durability, while delivering clean, quiet transportation and zero emissions. The Jouley has the highest energy capacity on the market with 220kWh of total energy capacity, a two-speed transmission, and an operating range of up to 134 miles.

Read the full story here.

 

Beverly Public Schools employee self-quarantined after overseas trip

A Beverly Public Schools employee is under self-quarantine after returning home from a trip to a country where restricted travel is recommended as a result of the number of cases of coronavirus.

The employee, to date, continues to exhibit no symptoms of being sick.

Read the full story here.

 

How Beverly voted in the 2020 presidential primary

Super Tuesday has come and gone, and in Beverly, much like the rest of the commonwealth, former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump came out on top.

According to unofficial results, 33.37% of registered voters in Beverly turned out on Tuesday to cast ballots in the 2020 presidential primary.

Read the full story and see the full results here.

 

Beverly officer among heroes to be honored by Red Cross

The American Red Cross and Honda North will honor local community members who have done extraordinary things at its annual Northeast Massachusetts Everyday Heroes Breakfast on Thursday, March 26, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Boston North Shore.

Among those being honored is Beverly Police officer Ted Lane.

Read the full story here.

 

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