Holten Street Cemetery 131 Holten St, Danvers, MA01923 The nearly three acres of land Holten Street Cemetery occupies were donated to the town by Samuel Holten, an influential…More colonial doctor, congressman and judge who also served as a town official in several capacities. His ancestral home is maintained by the Daughters of the American Revolution, who are further down Holten Street.
Don Winslow Auto Body 166 Holten St, Danvers, MA01923 Specializing in auto collision repair since 1972, Don Winslow is located at the intersection of Holten and Collins…More Street. The business prides itself on the continual training of its technicians. Customers can bring in their vehicles for repair to small dents and scratches or to repair major body and frame damage.
AL Prime 89 Holten St, Danvers, MA01923 AL Prime has a self-service pump station situated on Holten Street and a booth where customers can pay in cash or…More purchase tobacco products and candy. The company was established more than 20 years ago and has various locations throughout New England.
For many years Holten and Richmond were two separate schools sitting side-by-side on Conant Street and educating…More students in grades 7-12. The Conant Street buildings served as a junior high through the 1960s until they were closed in 1981 and the Dunn Wing at Danvers High School became the new middle school.
The retrofit of Holten-Richmond began in 2004, as the Dunn Wing was no longer deemed suitable to house the middle school. After the two adjacent 80-year-old buildings were gutted, renovated, joined together and 59,000 square feet were added to the rear, Holten-Richmond Middle School opened to sixth- to eighth-graders in 2006, boasting a state-of-the-art academic complex with a restored historic facade.
In addition to core academic studies, more than 900 students take exploratory courses in art, computers, health, public speaking/drama, music, physical education, technology education and languages.
The complex utilizes green technology, is highly energy-efficient and has systems to display real-time solar energy and weather data.
Part of the project was to allow after-hours public access to its auditorium, media center and athletic facilities. The property contains a cafeteria, full kitchen, administrative offices, a full baseball field and basketball court. Students and the public also have easy access to 30 acres of ball fields, tennis courts and a playground at Plains Park.
Plains Park 55 Conant St, Danvers, MA01923 Plains Park, located behind the Holten-Richmond Middle School on Conant Street, sprawls over 31 acres with nine athletic…More fields (some lit for nighttime play), a skateboard park, three tennis courts, a basketball court (all lighted) and a playground. The annual Danvers Family Festival caps off its celebration each year in the park in time for July 4 with a dazzling fireworks show that draws crowds from around the North Shore.
Calvary Episcopal, across the street from Town Hall, is located at the corner of Holten and Cherry streets. The…More parish rector is Rev. Thea-Keith Lucas.
Lay ministries include acolytes, altar guild, chalice bearers, Calvary Kids Sunday Leaders, choir, counters, crucifiers, lectors, outreach, prayer leaders, prayer shawl knitters, ushers and vestry. Sunday School programs run in the fall, winter and spring. As part of the Perfect Paws Pet Ministry at the parish, a special weekly service is held for pets and their owners.
The Housing Authority manages 11 properties in town for low-income, elderly and disabled residents. Developments were…More built and subsidized either at the state or federal level. The main office is located at 14 Stone St., along with Highland Manor, which provides housing for elderly and disabled residents. More information on income eligibility for public housing can be found online. The DHA Board of Commissioners meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Community Building on campus. Meetings are open to the public.
Housing for elderly and/or disabled residents is available at the following locations:
Charter Street, 7 Charter St. An additional two-floor building for 23 units of public housing sits behind the Maple Street School on Maple Street (see below).
Hawkes Manor, 11 Rice St. The two-floor building containing 62 brick, garden apartments was built in 1972 behind the town Electric Department on Burroughs Street.
Highland Manor, 14 Stone St. Forty, brick, garden style apartments are located in three, two-floor buildings behind the main office and the Senior Center.
Maple Street School, 80 Maple St. The 100-year-old school building has been converted into 15 units of housing on two floors.
Perry Terrace, 6 Perry St. The housing project, built in 1960, consists of 25 brick, garden apartments.
Tapley Manor, 95 Holten St. Yet another 100-year-old school converted into public housing: 40 units with a wing added on. There are four floors and an elevator inside.
Family housing is available at the following locations:
Ash Street, 110 Ash St. The duplex, built around 1990, splits 12 rooms, including six bedrooms, into two units.
Danversport School, 10 Water St. The century old school has been converted into four two-bedroom units and four three-bedroom units.
Fellows Street, 35 Fellow St. The duplex, built around 1990, contains two-bedroom units on either side.
Rand Circle. Thirty-six duplex townhouses are located behind the Danvers Plaza off Route 1 and Conifer Hill Drive. There are 14 three-bedroom units and 10 each of four-bedroom and two-bedroom units. There are also two handicapped units - one with three bedrooms and one with four.
Stone Street, 19 Stone St. Built around 1992, there is a two-bedroom duplex and a three-bedroom duplex located at the site.