SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

November 20, 2007

The blast by the numbers


The lingering impact

71 Danversport households displaced

57 homes are now occupied

14 homes are unoccupied

22 homes have been demolished*

15 new homes have been built and occupied

7 new homes under construction or still to be built

6 businesses demolished

*A 23rd home, 20 Riverside St., will be demolished

The cost of relief

$550,000 received in donations to the Danvers Community Council's relief fund

$355,000 distributed by the council

33 federal loans, totaling $1.8 million, issued to homeowners

8 federal loans, totaling $2 million, issued to businesses

Sources: Danvers Building Inspector's Office, Danvers Community Council, U.S. Small Business Administration