Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The $133.7 million school is slated to open in fall 2014.
Some oak trees on Route 62 by the new Essex Agricultural and Technical High School, are causing quite the stir, according to the Salem News. Approximately six trees were removed last week in preparation for the building of the school, the outlet reported. The trees were slated to come down as part of the traffic plan and others were dying, officials told the outlet, but the Salem News reported some neighbors said they weren't aware how extensive the removal would be. Officials broke ground on the $133.7 Million Agricultural and Technical High School in May. The building will be 340,000 square feet and the building is expected to open in fall 2014.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Marquis says major school building projects represent $200 million investment in education within Danvers.
Danvers Town Manager Wayne Marquis zeroed in on education in town during his remarks at the North Shore Chamber of Commerce's state of the region breakfast last week. Marquis and other North Shore municipal leaders convened at the Peabody Marriott for breakfast and to talk about the region from their respective corners. The panel included Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll, Peabody Mayor Ted Bettencourt, Beverly Mayor Bill Scanlon, Gloucester Mayor Carolyn Kirk, Newburyport Mayor Donna Holiday and Amesbury Mayor Thatcher Kezer. Marquis noted that Danvers has made two major investments in public education in the way of the new regional vocational school at Essex Aggie and turning Danvers High into a state-of-the-art campus. Marquis said the megavoke …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
The groundbreaking ceremony was held at the Essex Aggie campus in Danvers.
State and town officials, school administrators, trustees and stakeholders joined to celebrate the groundbreaking of the new $133.7 million Essex North Shore Agricultural and Technical High School at the Essex Agricultural campus on Wednesday. Described as a "powerful champion" since the inception of the project, which dates back to the mid-1990's, Senate Majority Leader Fred Berry said waking up this morning he was "very, very happy." Berry was presented with a plaque of honor from current freshmen at the North Shore Tech and Essex Agricultural School. "I am tremendously grateful that with the guidance of the Mass. School Building Authority, the Patrick-Murray Administration saw a way to a better future for students on the North Shore…