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town (1990 pop. 24,174), Essex co., NE Mass.; settled in the 1630s, set off from Salem 1752, inc. as a town 1757. Danvers has light manufacturing, including electronic equipment, chemicals, machinery, and apparel. The Salem witchcraft incidents began there in 1692; more than half of the victims were from Danvers. John Greenleaf WhittierWhittier, John Greenleaf
, 1807–92, American Quaker poet and reformer, b. near Haverhill, Mass. Whittier was a pioneer in regional literature as well as a crusader for many humanitarian causes. Early Life

Whittier received a scanty education but read widely.
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 spent his later years in the town, and the American Revolutionary Gen. Israel PutnamPutnam, Israel,
1718–90, American Revolutionary general, b. Salem (now Danvers), Mass. A farmer at Pomfret, Conn., he fought in the French and Indian Wars, seeing action at Montreal (1760) and at Havana (1762).
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 was born there. Numerous buildings of historical and architectural interest are preserved, several dating from the 1600s.
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To schedule an appointment, please call Danvers Housing Authority at 978-777-0909.
Addressing Government Summit in Dubai, Danvers congratulated the UAE on the fast advancements in strengthening government service delivery by taking advantage of ICT.
US lender People's United Financial (NASDAQ:PBCT) will close its acquisition of Danvers Bancorp (NASDAQ:DNBK) on 30 June, having received all the needed regulatory approvals, the two banks said in a joint release on Tuesday.
The date of the closing has not been decided yet and both companies will issue a supplemental new report once definite information is received, Danvers said.
29 July 2010 - Danvers Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:DNBK), the parent of US lender Danversbank, said it would pay USD0.
Danvers Bancorp, Inc (NASDAQ: DNBK), the holding company for Danversbank, has said that its board of directors has adopted a stock repurchase programme to purchase up to five percent of the company's outstanding common stock.
Beatrice, who currently lives in Danvers, married William in Rhode Island on September 23, 1950.
BEIJING bronze medallist Natasha Danvers is the latest Olympic star to confirm her appearance at the Aviva British Grand Prix in Gateshead on August 31.
BRITAIN'S Natasha Danvers turned the worst season of her life into the best with an Olympic bronze medal in the 400m hurdles.