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Breezeline Proposes First Serious Internet, TV, Phone Competition with Comcast in Haverhill

Breezeline Proposes First Serious Internet, TV, Phone Competition with Comcast in Haverhill
A Quincy-based company is expected to win approval over the next few months to provide internet, television and voice competition in Haverhill. Breezeline, formerly known as Atlantic Broadband, is the eighth largest cable operator in the country. It plans to spend $28 million to wire the city, according to Mayor James J. Fiorentini. The company, better known locally under the …

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Landry Becomes Provisional Lieutenant in Haverhill Police Department

Landry Becomes Provisional Lieutenant in Haverhill Police Department
Haverhill Police Officer Jamie Landry was promoted recently as provisional lieutenant. Mayor James J. Fiorentini swore in Landry during a ceremony at the Haverhill City Clerk’s office. Landry was accompanied by his family, Police Chief Robert P. Pistone and others. Landry joined the force in January 2007 and was promoted to sergeant in April 2019. During his time as a …

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Regional News

N.H. Gov. Sununu Commends Norman and Brenda Major During Meeting at Plaistow YMCA

N.H. Gov. Sununu Commends Norman and Brenda Major During Meeting at Plaistow YMCA
Two Plaistow residents received commendations Wednesday from New Hampshire Gov. Christopher T. Sununu when the governor and Executive Council held one of its regular meetings at Plaistow YMCA. Norman and Brenda Major received recognition for their years of service to their community and state. Sununu cited Brenda Major’s work as assistant town clerk, member of the State Budget Committee, ballot …

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Plaistow, N.H., Offers Pre-Primary Registration, Voter Updates

Plaistow, N.H., Offers Pre-Primary Registration, Voter Updates
Plaistow, N.H., residents may correct their voting addresses, change party affiliation or register as new voters during a meeting of the Supervisors of the Checklist. This is the last available date to register for those who wish to cast ballots in the Tuesday, Sept. 13 primary. New voters must provide proof of identity, proof of residence and proof of citizenship. …

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Campaign Notes: Sheriff Candidate Leigh and Supporters Walk Across County to Show Prison Impact

Campaign Notes: Sheriff Candidate Leigh and Supporters Walk Across County to Show Prison Impact
Virginia Leigh, licensed social worker and candidate for Essex County sheriff walked a pilgrimage of 26 miles Sunday with supporters to bring attention to communities most impacted by imprisonment. Walking from Lawrence to Lynn, the procession included Essex County residents, including victims of crime, formerly imprisoned people, union organizers, human service workers and others. Outside the Middleton Jail in Middleton, …

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Education

American Academy of Nursing Class of Fellows Elects UMass Lowell School of Nursing Chair

American Academy of Nursing Class of Fellows Elects UMass Lowell School of Nursing Chair
UMass Lowell’s Heidi Collins Fantasia last month was elected a member of the 2022 American Academy of Nursing Class of Fellows. In recognition of her dedication to those for whom she cares and the profession of nursing, she was one of nine Massachusetts professionals named in a group of 250 from across the nation and the globe. In three-plus decades …

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Community Spotlight

24th Annual Tapestry of Voices This Saturday at Whitter Amesbury Home

24th Annual Tapestry of Voices This Saturday at Whitter Amesbury Home
The 24th Annual Tapestry of Voices Collaborative Reading with the Whittier Home Association presents poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier and other original poems. Readers include Ellie O’Leary, current Poet Laureate of Amesbury; Lainie Senechal, First Poet Laureate of Amesbury; Harris Gardner, poet and co-founder of Tapestry of Voices, with Lainie Senechal; Peter Bryant, local poet and friend to the Whittier …

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Business Bulletin

Greater Haverhill Chamber’s YES Attendees to Learn Printing History

Greater Haverhill Chamber’s YES Attendees to Learn Printing History
The Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce’s Youth Enrichment Series moves on to the Museum of Printing to learn about the history of printing and more. The series, known as YES, also provides a tour of the museum, an augmented reality historical videos and participation in an activity where visitors have a chance to type and print their names. The activity …

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  • Sound Beat: 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
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