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Haverhill Public Library Plans Spending $10 Million for Updating, Renovation and Expansion

Haverhill Public Library Plans Spending $10 Million for Updating, Renovation and Expansion
The Haverhill Public Library is planning to spend $10 million for “modernization, renovation and expansion” as it takes ownership of its third floor from the city. City Councilors are expected to sign off on an order tonight declaring the nearly 9,000-square-foot condo surplus. The action paves the way for the selling the condo for $1 to the Trustees of the …

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Rep. Mirra Says State Altering Procedures to Speed Rocks Village Bridge Repairs

Rep. Mirra Says State Altering Procedures to Speed Rocks Village Bridge Repairs
It has been almost five months since the Rocks Village Drawbridge, between Haverhill and West Newbury, closed after being struck by an over height truck, and state Rep. Lenny Mirra says the state is hastening its usual repair process. Mirra, a guest of WHAV’s morning show Monday, explains the state Department of Transportation plans to remove damaged sections even as …

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Regional News

Lawrence, Haverhill, Methuen Health Centers Receive Federal Grant for Better Data Collection

Lawrence, Haverhill, Methuen Health Centers Receive Federal Grant for Better Data Collection
Community health centers across the state, including Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, Monday were awarded $65,500 in federal aid each for improved data collection and reporting. The grants, coming during National Health Center Week, are distributed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Resources and Services Administration. Altogether, 36 Massachusetts health centers shared in $2.4 …

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Borrelli Receives Methuen Police Promotion to Sergeant

Borrelli Receives Methuen Police Promotion to Sergeant
Methuen Patrolman Laurie Borrelli was promoted to sergeant last week. Borrelli attended Methuen Public Schools and graduated from Methuen High School in 1987. She went on to earn her bachelor’s in Criminal Justice from UMass. Lowell and master’s in Criminal Justice Administration from Western New England University. She began her career with the Methuen Police Department in December of 1995 …

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Community Spotlight

Motivational Speaker, ShoeStories Auction, Dinner to Take Place in Support of New Senior Housing

Motivational Speaker, ShoeStories Auction, Dinner to Take Place in Support of New Senior Housing
Del Gilbert presents “Thrive! 3 Ways to Win at Work and Life” next month during Bethany Community Services’ “Growing Together at Merrimack Place” event in support of plans to build a 62-unit affordable senior apartment complex in downtown Haverhill. Del Gilbert, founder of Accelerating Excellence, speaks, trains and consults on building high-performance in people and organizations. His presentation emphasizes happiness …

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