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Beverly, Danvers, Peabody see scattershot business growth

VW Beetles are driving new growth on Route 114 in Danvers, where auto dealer Brian Kelly is building a 53,000-square-foot indoor showroom with a wind turbine on top.

Rantoul Street, a tired boulevard in downtown Beverly, could get a face lift, with construction of a three-story parking garage at the commuter rail station, and tax incentives to lure residential developers.

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