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School Committee Hears of Success of Haverhill Vacation Academies

School Committee Hears of Success of Haverhill Vacation Academies
A large number of Haverhill students spent their school vacation last week taking part in a program called Vacation Academies. The program, which services students in grades K-8, is the result of a collaborative effort between the Haverhill Boys and Girls Club, YMCA and YWCA. Speaking at Thursday’s School Committee Meeting, Tracy Fuller, regional executive director of the Haverhill YMCA …

Sections: Education, Haverhill

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Vargas Says House Budget Earmarks Nearly $300,000 for Haverhill Building Projects

Vargas Says House Budget Earmarks Nearly $300,000 for Haverhill Building Projects
The state House of Representatives Wednesday approved its version of spending plans, giving more than $300,000 in earmarks for Haverhill projects ranging from YMCA and Boys and Girls Club building plans to a new fountain at Gale Park. Haverhill Rep. Andy X. Vargas said the spending plan for the year that begins July 1 gives Haverhill Public Schools an extra …

Sections: Haverhill, State House News

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Mayor Fiorentini to Talk About Consentino School, Housing During State of the City Address Tuesday

Mayor Fiorentini to Talk About Consentino School, Housing During State of the City Address Tuesday
Plans to build a new Dr. Albert B. Consentino School, improve recreational areas and boost housing are among the topics Mayor James J. Fiorentini is expected to detail next Tuesday when he gives give his annual State of City address. The mayor will also feature plans for the city’s largest-ever investment in improving streets and sidewalks and give a status …

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Regional News

American Legion, American Veterans Motorcycle Club Sponsor ‘Tryke’s Last Ride’ Friday

American Legion, American Veterans Motorcycle Club Sponsor ‘Tryke’s Last Ride’ Friday
American Legion Riders and American Veterans Motorcycle Club Brothers and Sisters are leading “Tryke’s Last Ride” Friday morning in honor of Bob “Tryke” Trousdell, of Haverhill, who died last year. Motorcyclists will slow ride in his memory with a caisson carrying Trousdell’s ashes on what would have been his 61st birthday. The ride starts at noon from American Legion Post …

Sections: Community Spotlight, Haverhill, Region

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Education

Whittier Tech Education Foundation Plans ‘Derby and Dessert’ Party with $5,000 Prize

Whittier Tech Education Foundation Plans ‘Derby and Dessert’ Party with $5,000 Prize
Whittier Tech Education Foundation is having a “Derby and Dessert” Party with a chance to win $5,000 and other prizes. Derby and Dessert takes place Saturday, May 7, from 5:30-7:30, at Renaissance Golf Club, 377 Kenoza St., Haverhill. Tickets are $65 each, two for $120 or a table of 10 for $600 and may be obtained at foundation.whittiertech.org. Each ticket …

Sections: Education, Haverhill

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Community Spotlight

Temple Emanu-El Author Series Presents ‘The Rabbi Who Prayed with Fire’ Sunday

Temple Emanu-El Author Series Presents ‘The Rabbi Who Prayed with Fire’ Sunday
Haverhill’s Temple Emanu-El continues its author series this Sunday with “The Rabbi Who Prayed with Fire: a conversation with author Rachel Sharona Lewis.” Self-described “accidental mystery novelist” and Watertown resident Sharona Lewis discusses “The Rabbi Who Prayed with Fire,” an homage to the well-known Rabbi Small mysteries, set in a contemporary Conservative synagogue in Providence, R.I. It introduces Rabbi Vivian …

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Business Bulletin

Applebee’s Plans Support for Nurses, Teachers and Special Olympics with Patron Incentives

Applebee’s Plans Support for Nurses, Teachers and Special Olympics with Patron Incentives
Haverhill’s Applebee’s restaurant is celebrating National Nurses Day and Teacher Appreciation Week and conducting a New England North Special Olympics Fundraiser beginning next week National Nurses Day and Teacher Appreciation Week is being celebrated with free appetizers with any entrée purchase for nurses and teachers from Monday, May 2, through Sunday, May 15. Participating nurses and teachers may dine-in or …

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