Beverly Overnight Delivery Ban, Free Veteran Parking Approved

New Beverly ordinances banning overnight deliveries to most businesses, providing free downtown parking to veterans and a contract extension for Police Chief John LeLacheur’s contract through 2027 were approved at Monday night’s Beverly City Council meeting. The approvals wrapped discussions and debates that spanned several recent meetings, while the public hearing on a proposal to expand the availability of accessory dwelling units — or so-called in-law apartments — was closed as the City Council awaits a recommendation from the Planning Committee.

Read more coverage in both the Beverly Patch and Salem News (overnight deliveries article and Police Chief reappointment article)