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ESPs Decry Working Conditions and Low Pay; School Com’s Rosa Calls Recent Bargaining Productive

ESPs Decry Working Conditions and Low Pay; School Com’s Rosa Calls Recent Bargaining Productive
(Additional photograph below.) During a panel put on by the Haverhill Education Association last night, Education Support Professionals—or ESPs—said they do not earn enough money to get by, despite working what they called exhausting and chaotic jobs to support the district’s neediest children. After the panelists finished, ESPs in the audience shared stories. “With upwards of 15 kids in a …

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Regional News

Lawyers Who Pushed Haverhill into Ward Elections Win Ruling on Behalf of Martha’s Vineyard Immigrants

Lawyers Who Pushed Haverhill into Ward Elections Win Ruling on Behalf of Martha’s Vineyard Immigrants
The Boston law firm that pressured Haverhill into adopting mostly ward-based elections received federal court blessing to press legal claims against Vertol Systems Company for flying migrants from Florida to Martha’s Vineyard during the fall of 2022. Boston-based Lawyers for Civil Rights said Monday it will “immediately proceed with legal claims against the plane company” following a ruling dated Friday …

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Plaistow Firefighters Association Hosts Annual Dog Rabies Clinic and Other Pet Services Saturday

Plaistow Firefighters Association Hosts Annual Dog Rabies Clinic and Other Pet Services Saturday
This Saturday is Plaistow, N.H.’s annual dog rabies clinic which will also feature dog licensing and an array of pet services. Besides rabies vaccination at $20 per dog with Dr. Sarah Grossman of All Creatures Mobile Vet, paid services include micro-chipping, $35, and nail clipping, $10. The town clerk’s office will be on hand for dog licensing Animal Control Officer …

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Community Spotlight

Free ACAT Summer Theatre Workshop Taking Applications for Kids 7-17

Free ACAT Summer Theatre Workshop Taking Applications for Kids 7-17
Registration is open for The Annual Academy of Creative Arts at Trinity Summer Theatre Workshop. During the week-long workshop, kids ages 7 to 17 work on preparing a full, multicultural presentation of “Disney’s The Jungle Book Kids.” They will create the set design, learn choreography, sing and act. The ACAT workshop runs from Monday, July 29, through Friday, Aug. 2, …

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Business Bulletin

Whittier, Lawrence Tech Superintendents to Address Workforce Development at Forum

Whittier, Lawrence Tech Superintendents to Address Workforce Development at Forum
The superintendents of Whittier Regional Vocational Technical and Greater Lawrence Technical Schools are scheduled to address education and workforce development at a forum this month by the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce. Whittier Tech Superintendent Maureen Lynch and Greater Lawrence Tech Superintendent John Lavoie discuss what business leaders need to know about vocational jobs and trades during the breakfast forum …

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  • WIN for Breakfast: Local news, weather, traffic, sports and information. Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m. Guests: Congresswoman Lori Trahan and Janet Nittmann of Windrush Farm Therapeutic Riding Center.
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  • Melinda’s Garden Moment: Melinda Myers offers tips, 7:45 and 4:45 p.m.
  • Sound Beat: 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
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