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City Council Mulls Salary for Next Haverhill Mayor; Fiorentini Makes Less Than Some Department Heads

City Council Mulls Salary for Next Haverhill Mayor; Fiorentini Makes Less Than Some Department Heads
With Mayor James J. Fiorentini serving his 10th and seemingly last term as Haverhill’s leader, the City Council Tuesday considered the question of how much money should be paid to the next officeholder. Councilor Catherine Rogers introduced the question during a discussion of an ordinance regarding salaries for administrative and professional positions. Rogers asserted in order to attract a quality …

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Councilors Sign Off on Plan to Give Haverhill Public Library its Third Floor For Modernization Effort

Councilors Sign Off on Plan to Give Haverhill Public Library its Third Floor For Modernization Effort
As expected, the Haverhill City Council gave its approval Tuesday night to an order declaring the city-owned, third floor of the Haverhill Public Library as surplus, allowing Mayor James J. Fiorentini to sell the unit to the library’s board of trustees for $1. Library trustees plan to spend $10 million to modernize, renovate and expand the library building, including the …

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Police Arrest Former Haverhill Man Accused of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender in Maine

Police Arrest Former Haverhill Man Accused of Failing to Register as a Sex Offender in Maine
A former Haverhill resident was charged with failing to register as a sex offender after he moved to Fryeburg, Maine, more than a year ago. U.S. Attorney Rachael S. Rollins and Acting U.S. Marshal Douglas Bartlett said Wednesday 53-year-old Frank Boyd is in state custody awaiting trial on state charges and will appear in federal court in Boston at a …

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Regional News

Methuen Police and Debbie’s Treasure Chest Seek School Supplies for Children in Need

Methuen Police and Debbie’s Treasure Chest Seek School Supplies for Children in Need
Methuen Police are again helping Debbie’s Treasure Chest collect school supplies for children in need across the Merrimack Valley. Donations may be dropped off during the month of August at a drop box in the lobby of the Methuen Police Station, 90 Hampshire St., Methuen. Other drop off locations are Enterprise Bank, 247 Chickering Road, North Andover; ATCK Fitness, 40 …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill’s Museum of Printing Plans Flash Book Sale This Saturday During Tax-Free weekend

Haverhill’s Museum of Printing Plans Flash Book Sale This Saturday During Tax-Free weekend
Haverhill’s Museum of Printing is reducing duplicate books in its collection, including rare editions, during its Flash Book Sale. The nonprofit museum says hundreds of spare books will be “bargain priced” and sold along with “books for a buck” during the state’s tax-free weekend. The sale takes place Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at the Museum of Printing, …

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Basile Joins Poetic Justice Pop Up Poetry Event During August Haverhill Art Walk

Basile Joins Poetic Justice Pop Up Poetry Event During August Haverhill Art Walk
Poet, singer and songwriter Al Basile joins Whittier Birthplace for another Poetic Justice Pop Up Poetry event this Saturday during the Haverhill Art Walk in downtown Haverhill. Basile performs Saturday, Aug. 13, from 3-6 p.m., in the alley next to Barking Dog Ale House, 77 Washington St., Haverhill. For a listing of other events during the Haverhill Art Walk, read …

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  • Sound Beat: 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
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  • 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. Guest: Hailey Moschella of Haverhill Art Walk.
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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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