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City Desk

Two Haverhill Industrial Projects Await Electricity as Officials Weigh Tree Impact

Two Haverhill Industrial Projects Await Electricity as Officials Weigh Tree Impact
A race to bring electricity to two new businesses in Haverhill’s Broadway Business Park came up against neighbor concerns Tuesday night over the removal of more than 100 trees said to be obstacles. Representatives of National Grid went before city councilors for permission to install utility poles to serve Monogram Food Solutions and Edwards Vacuum—two new business under construction. Councilor …

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Regional News

Police Arrest Former Chelmsford Man in Cold Case Lawrence Murder of 11-Year-Old in 1988

Police Arrest Former Chelmsford Man in Cold Case Lawrence Murder of 11-Year-Old in 1988
A former Chelmsford man was arrested last night in connection with the murder of an 11-year-old girl nearly 34 years ago in Lawrence after investigators said they solved the cold case. Essex District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett said today 74-year-old Marvin C. McClendon Jr., now of Breman, Ala. was arrested and charged as a fugitive from justice following the issuance …

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VA’s 12th Annual VA2K Walk & Roll to Support Homeless Veterans Wednesday, May 18

VA’s 12th Annual VA2K Walk & Roll to Support Homeless Veterans Wednesday, May 18
Veterans Affairs’ 12th annual VA2K Walk & Roll event is back in person in May with goals of moving the body in support of your whole health and well-being while also helping homeless veterans. The public is invited to participate in the VA2K event taking place Wednesday, May 18, beginning at noon, at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans’ Hospital. It …

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Education

Whittier Tech Students Take Part in Girls in Trade Conference and Career Fair

Whittier Tech Students Take Part in Girls in Trade Conference and Career Fair
Two dozen seniors from Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School, representing the carpentry, electrical, engineering, HVAC and metal fabrication pathways, took part in the Massachusetts Girls in Trade Conference and Career Fair April 13. Superintendent Maureen Lynch said the event is designed to inspire female students to pursue nontraditional careers in the building trades and provide them with support and …

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Community Spotlight

Buttonwoods Museum Features Talk on Harriet Tubman May 3

Buttonwoods Museum Features Talk on Harriet Tubman May 3
Harriet Tubman, an escaped slave who went on to help others escape through the underground railroad, is the subject of a Buttonwoods Museum lecture. Kate Clifford Larson, best-selling author of “Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero,” speaks Tuesday, May 3, at 6 p.m., at Buttonwoods Museum, 240 Water St., Haverhill. No reservations are needed …

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Ghost Hunt to Benefit Hilldale Cemetery Restoration Fund Takes Place Saturday Night

Ghost Hunt to Benefit Hilldale Cemetery Restoration Fund Takes Place Saturday Night
The seventh annual New England Para Fest continues Saturday night with a “ghost hunt” at Hilldale Cemetery. It takes place Saturday, April 30, with gates open at 7 p.m. and paranormal investigation at 7:30 at Hilldale Cemetery, 331 Hilldale Ave., Haverhill. Tickets are $10 per person with proceeds benefitting the Hilldale cemetery restoration fund. Those with questions may call Thomas …

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Obituaries

John P. Malynn Jr., Worked at Haverhill National and Family Bank, Dies at 77

John P. Malynn Jr., Worked at Haverhill National and Family Bank, Dies at 77
John P. Malynn Jr., 77, of Haverhill died peacefully, Sunday, April 24, at Penacook Place, Haverhill. Malynn was born Jan. 21, 1945 to the late John and Ann Malynn of Bradford. He was a graduate of Haverhill High School, University of Massachusetts Boston and Northern Essex Community College. He also attended the University of Virginia’s Graduate School of Consumer Banking …

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  • Sound Beat: 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
  • Insight Daily: 9:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.
  • Haverhill School Committee: When in session, Live. 7 p.m.
  • Our Miss Brooks: 10 p.m. and 1 a.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. Guests: Eunice Zeigler of the YWCA.
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  • 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.
  • All Request Friday Night: Chris Porter, live, 6:15 p.m. Call 978-374-1900.
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