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City Desk

When it Comes to Haverhill Street Repaving, Public Works Chief Says Timing is Everything

When it Comes to Haverhill Street Repaving, Public Works Chief Says Timing is Everything
The condition of many Haverhill city streets is frustrating drivers and possibly putting their safety at risk. City Councilor Joseph J. Bevilacqua presented photographs at Tuesday’s City Council meeting depicting the harsh conditions facing drivers on some of the roads undergoing repaving and other improvements. He said motorists are facing potholes and other obstacles on streets where repaving is being …

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Jurors Acquit Man Accused in Motorcycle Crash That Killed 7, Including Former Haverhill Man

Jurors Acquit Man Accused in Motorcycle Crash That Killed 7, Including Former Haverhill Man
A jury Tuesday acquitted a man accused of crashing into and killing seven motorcyclists, including a former Haverhill man, in 2019 on a road in Randolph, N.H. Jurors cleared 26-year-old Volodymyr Zhukovskyy of seven counts each of manslaughter and negligent homicide and reckless conduct after his lawyers made the surprising claim former Haverhill resident and Jarheads Motorcycle Club leader Albert …

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Regional News

Restored Civil War-Era Cannon Returns Home to Methuen Police

Restored Civil War-Era Cannon Returns Home to Methuen Police
A restored Civil War cannon has taken up residence at the Methuen Police Station after sitting in storage for nearly a decade. Methuen Police Department’s curator of historical artifacts, Officer Aaron Little, his son Ben and retired Greater Lawrence Tech. lead auto body instructor Thomas Hatem delivered and carefully assembled the Civil War Model 1841, six-pounder field gun in the …

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Education

Students May Use Own Experience to Complete ‘First-of-its-Kind’ Early Childhood Education Degree

Students May Use Own Experience to Complete ‘First-of-its-Kind’ Early Childhood Education Degree
This fall, Northern Essex Community College will offer a first-of-its-kind associate degree program for students majoring in Early Childhood Education and geared to non-traditional learners. Students will have the option to take all required online degree and certificate courses in the competency-based education model. Those already working in fields their studying may demonstrate what they already know and accelerate through …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Police Relief Association Golf Tournament Friday Offers Mercedes-Benz for Hole-in-One

Haverhill Police Relief Association Golf Tournament Friday Offers Mercedes-Benz for Hole-in-One
The Haverhill Police Relief Association presents chances to win a Mercedes-Benz and a Myrtle Beach Golf Trip for four during its 23rd Annual Golf Tournament Friday. The tournament features a four-person scramble format and begins Friday, Aug. 12, with registration and refreshments at 7:30 a.m., shotgun start at 8:30 and a buffet lunch, at Bradford Country Club, 201 Chadwick Road, …

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Business Bulletin

Greater Haverhill Chamber’s 24th Annual WOW Conference Set for Sept. 23

Greater Haverhill Chamber’s 24th Annual WOW Conference Set for Sept. 23
A number of high-profile women will serve as panelists when the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce hosts its 24th Annual Winning Opportunities for Women Conference. The WOW Conference is described as “a day of inspiration, growth, networking and camaraderie among Greater Haverhill’s strongest women. It takes place Friday, Sept. 23, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., at Blue Ocean Music Hall in …

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