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U.S. Rep. Trahan and Sen. Markey to Discuss Federal Aid Tuesday at Haverhill High School

U.S. Rep. Trahan and Sen. Markey to Discuss Federal Aid Tuesday at Haverhill High School
Congresswoman Lori Trahan and Sen. Edward J. Markey will be at Haverhill High School today, discussing how American Rescue Plan Act money helps students connect to the internet at home for online learning and homework. As WHAV reported first last month, Haverhill schools were awarded one of the largest amounts in the area from the Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Connectivity …

Sections: Education, Haverhill

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Haverhill Council to Hear Plans for Distributing Youth Activities and Mental Health Grants

Haverhill Council to Hear Plans for Distributing Youth Activities and Mental Health Grants
The fruits of last summer’s Haverhill city budget compromise are scheduled to be discussed Tuesday night when city councilors invite nonprofits to apply for Youth Activities and Mental Health grants. On the last day of June last year, the City Council approved the half-million-dollar fund after then-President Melinda E. Barrett negotiated with Mayor James J. Fiorentini. The arrangement, using money …

Sections: COVID-19, Haverhill

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Regional News

Groveland Seeks Residents’ Input at May Meetings and Survey on New Comprehensive Plan for the Town

Groveland Seeks Residents’ Input at May Meetings and Survey on New Comprehensive Plan for the Town
Groveland residents are being asked their opinions on an array of topics including open space, economic development and culture, as the town kicks off development of a new comprehensive plan. Town Administrator Rebecca Oldham said meetings kickoff next month and focus on three geographic areas—Elm Square to Town Hall, Bagnall Elementary School to the Georgetown Line and 150 Center St. …

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Education

White Heads Up Veterans Office at Northern Essex Community College

White Heads Up Veterans Office at Northern Essex Community College
Latashia White has joined Northern Essex Community College, heading up the school’s Veterans Office. White, who becomes coordinator of Veterans Services and Special Populations, is available to help about 100 veterans enrolled at the college each semester. She also plans to reinstate a chapter of the Student Veterans of America at Northern Essex. The national organization provides guidance on service, …

Sections: Education, Haverhill, Region

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Community Spotlight

‘Mindfulness Triathlon’ Set for April 24 to Benefit Health and Promote Volunteerism

‘Mindfulness Triathlon’ Set for April 24 to Benefit Health and Promote Volunteerism
A novel “Mindfulness Triathlon” this month brings together yoga, meditation and volunteerism. Unlike a traditional triathlon, organizers say, “You do not need to know how to ride a bike, swim or even be an athlete to attend.” The event takes place Sunday, April 24, with yoga and meditation at 9:30 a.m. and noon, at Wellness Hot Yoga, 34 Merrimack St., …

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Business Bulletin

Pentucket Bank Honors Klueber, Schiavoni, Rogers and Pollina on Board Retirements

Pentucket Bank Honors Klueber, Schiavoni, Rogers and Pollina on Board Retirements
Four retiring Pentucket Bank directors, who served collectively 112 years, were honored last month at the institution’s 130th annual meeting. Those retiring were William Klueber who joined the bank in 1979; Timothy Schiavoni, who joined in 1987; Elizabeth Rogers, a director since 2000; and Ronald Pollina, who joined in 2010. Klueber is an active member of many community organizations and …

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  • Sound Beat: 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
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  • Haverhill City Council: When in session, live, 7 p.m.
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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. Guest: Pentucket Regional School District Superintendent Justin Bartholomew.
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  • Mass Moments: Today in Massachusetts history, 6:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Insight Daily: 9:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.
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