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Haverhill, Methuen and Lawrence Eligible to Apply for State Public Art and Culture Grants

Haverhill, Methuen and Lawrence Eligible to Apply for State Public Art and Culture Grants
Haverhill, Methuen and Lawrence, current or former state Transformative Development Initiative communities, are eligible to apply for arts- and culture-based renewal or growth by May 18. MassDevelopment said last week $500,000 is available for a new round of Creative Catalyst Grants, a competitive program for Gateway Cities that support locally initiated, public-facing projects that advance economic development and neighborhood revitalization. …

Sections: Haverhill, Region

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Man Recovering from Gunshot Wound, Another Arrested After Haverhill Shooting Saturday

Man Recovering from Gunshot Wound, Another Arrested After Haverhill Shooting Saturday
Updated: Haverhill Police have corrected the age of the shooting victim, now reporting he is 38.  A 37-year-old Brockton man is expected to be arraigned today in Haverhill District Court for allegedly shooting a 38-year-old man early Saturday night in the Lower Acre neighborhood. As WHAV reported first, Haverhill Deputy Police Chief Stephen Doherty said police were dispatched after receiving …

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DiZoglio: Poor Subsidize the Rich With Mass Save Energy-Saving Program; Senate Passes Her Fix

DiZoglio: Poor Subsidize the Rich With Mass Save Energy-Saving Program; Senate Passes Her Fix
Sen. Diana DiZoglio said last week her plan to address the diversion of energy-saving incentive money from the poor to the rich, was passed unanimously by the full state Senate. DiZoglio argued there is an imbalance between utility ratepayers that pay into Mass Save and those who benefit from the program’s goals to have residents and businesses reduce energy usage …

Sections: Haverhill, Region

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I-495 Construction Update: Lane and Ramp Closings Begin Sunday Night

I-495 Construction Update: Lane and Ramp Closings Begin Sunday Night
There will be lane and ramp closings along a stretch of Interstate 495 in Haverhill this week, allowing for excavation work and repairs to the Ward Hill overpass. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation reports a single left lane closes on I-495 north, between exits 106, Ward Hill, and 107, River Street, Monday, April 25, through Friday, April 29, from 6 …

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Regional News

Plaistow, N.H. Reminds Residents to License Dogs

Plaistow, N.H. Reminds Residents to License Dogs
Plaistow, N.H., is reminding residents dog licenses are due by the end of the week. A current rabies vaccine is required to license dogs. Residents may license dogs online, by mail or in person by April 30 in the town clerk’s Office. Those who have registered dogs in prior years, but no longer have the pet are advised to notify …

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Community Spotlight

Langley-Adams Public Library Presents ‘Dopplehangers’ Online

Langley-Adams Public Library Presents ‘Dopplehangers’ Online
Groveland’s Langley-Adams Public Library presents a virtual program of images that, “accidentally or by design, resemble famous people.” Thanks to the Groveland Cultural Council and working with the Museum of Bad Art, “Dopplehangers” will be presented free Monday, May 2, from 7-8 p.m., online. Curator-in-Chief Michael Frank shares the collection of efforts that capture, or try to capture, the likenesses …

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Business Bulletin

Nascembeni and McArthur Discuss ‘The Gift of Gratitude’ for Merrimack Valley Chamber Members

Nascembeni and McArthur Discuss ‘The Gift of Gratitude’ for Merrimack Valley Chamber Members
Two local sisters discuss “The Gift of Gratitude” when they address the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business lunch. Karen Nascembeni, general manager of the North Shore Music Theater in Beverly, and Sandra McArthur, Haverhill Public Schools’ human resources director, suffered through the initial onslaught of COVID-19 that sent Nascembeni and her husband, Steven Richard, to the hospital …

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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: Greater Haverhill Chamber President and CEO Alex Eberhardt and Michael Thompson of SCORE.
  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Local News: Every half hour from 6-9 a.m., hourly 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every half hour from 3-6 p.m.
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • 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.
  • Suspense: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Tuesday’s Radio Highlights

  • WIN for Breakfast: Local news, weather, traffic, sports and information. Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m. Guest: Michael Bevilacqua of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce.
  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Local News: Every half hour from 6-9 a.m., hourly 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every half hour from 3-6 p.m.
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • 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.
  • Haverhill City Council: When in session, live. 7 p.m.
  • Lights Out: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
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