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Haverhill Council to Get Briefing on New State Law Requiring Multifamily Districts Near MBTA Stations

Haverhill Council to Get Briefing on New State Law Requiring Multifamily Districts Near MBTA Stations
Communities serviced by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, including commuter rail, are required to set aside one or more zoning districts of multifamily housing not more than a half mile from T stations. City Economic Development and Planning Director William Pillsbury Jr. is scheduled to address the Haverhill City Council tonight, presenting as the state requires, an overview of draft …

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Haverhill-Born Poet Comeau Continues Ukraine War Reflections with ‘Cycling in Bucha’

Haverhill-Born Poet Comeau Continues Ukraine War Reflections with ‘Cycling in Bucha’
Editor’s note: As the United States of America makes plans to reopen its Kyiv embassy in war-torn Ukraine, Dr. Raymond F. Comeau, a Haverhill native, gives WHAV’s audiences another topical and insightful poem, “Cycling in Bucha.” Comeau urges WHAV’s audiences “not to forget the misery, slaughter and injustice in Ukraine. To lose sight of these things, as hard as they …

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Gov. Baker Joins Greater Lawrence Family Health Center May 4 in Honoring Gem Group’s Isaacson

Gov. Baker Joins Greater Lawrence Family Health Center May 4 in Honoring Gem Group’s Isaacson
Gov. Charlie Baker delivers the keynote address when the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center honors Jonathan G. Isaacson at its 17th Annual Making a Difference Gala. According to the Health Center, Isaacson, chair and CEO of The Gem Group, worked tirelessly to help those in need during the pandemic. In the early days of COVID-19, Isaacson helped provide masks and …

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Northern Essex Community College Alumni and Students Perform in Adult-Themed ‘Lighten Up’

Northern Essex Community College Alumni and Students Perform in Adult-Themed ‘Lighten Up’
Northern Essex Community College’s Spring Theater production, “Lighten Up,” a seven-vignette play written by New York City comic Peter Zachari, is coming to the Haverhill campus. Northern Essex Professor Brianne Beatrice, who is directing the performance, describes it as a series of comedic vignettes exploring themes such as religion, love, negativity, sexual orientation and more. “Peter likes to poke fun …

Sections: Education, Haverhill

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Community Spotlight

Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill Plans Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Service Friday

Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill Plans Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day Service Friday
Temple Emanu-El in Haverhill is having its annual service commemorating Yom HaSho’ah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) this Friday. The service features traditional Sabbath liturgy, songs and readings, and includes the participation of members of the Greater Haverhill Clergy Association. Special guest speaker Tom Burke shares the story of Mary Wygodski, a survivor who lost her entire immediate family in the Holocaust, …

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