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Flagpole Donation Brings Old Glory to Bradford Fire Station; Second Flag to go to Ward Hill

Flagpole Donation Brings Old Glory to Bradford Fire Station; Second Flag to go to Ward Hill
Old Glory is illuminated and flying high at locations throughout the city thanks to the efforts of members of the Haverhill Exchange Club and other patriotic citizens. One of those citizens is Helen Sheehan, founder of the Eammon’s Heart Foundation who, along with Haverhill City Councilor Thomas J. Sullivan, were able to procure a donation of the flagpole that had …

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Haverhill Mayor Celebrates Gov. Baker’s Expected Signing of Mostly Ward-Based Elections Law

Haverhill Mayor Celebrates Gov. Baker’s Expected Signing of Mostly Ward-Based Elections Law
While there was never any doubt Gov. Charlie Baker would sign Haverhill’s home rule election law, Haverhill’s mayor is celebrating. Baker signed the law Friday, after, as only WHAV has reported, the city’s petition for mostly ward-based elections moved this past spring and summer through legislative readings, separate approvals by the House and Senate and trek to Baker’s desk. “I …

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Methuen Police Department Welcomes K-9 Bohdi Just After the Dog Days of Summer

Methuen Police Department Welcomes K-9 Bohdi Just After the Dog Days of Summer
Methuen Police Officer Griffin Waller was recently selected to train with and be the handler of the department’s newest member, K-9 Bohdi. Chief Scott J. McNamara and the Methuen Police Department said Monday Bohdi is a two-year-old Belgian Malinois purchased with grants from the United State Police Canine Association and the American Kennel Club’s Reunite grant program, Massachusetts Vest-a-Dog and …

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Education

UMass Lowell Plans New Health Programs Dovetailing with Northern Essex Community College

UMass Lowell Plans New Health Programs Dovetailing with Northern Essex Community College
UMass Lowell is launching new programs in public health informatics and technology this fall, while working with Northern Essex Community College to ensure compatibility and local partners to ensure programs meet local job needs. A new track for undergraduate public health majors will combine classes in computer science, public health and business. It will be led by public health faculty …

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Community Spotlight

50th Annual Lebanese Mahrajan Takes Place This Labor Day Weekend in Lawrence

50th Annual Lebanese Mahrajan Takes Place This Labor Day Weekend in Lawrence
St. Anthony Maronite Church of Lawrence is hosting its 50th Annual Lebanese Mahrajan this Labor Day Weekend. Each night includes folkloric and belly dancing, homemade Lebanese and American food and pastries, children’s games and activities, raffles, hookah, souvenirs, free cooking and belly dancing classes and more. 0th Annual Lebanese Mahrajan starts Friday, Sept. 2, from 6 p.m.-1 a.m.; Saturday, Sept. …

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Business Bulletin

CNA Stores Asks Customers to Round Up Purchases to Support Lungstrong in August

CNA Stores Asks Customers to Round Up Purchases to Support Lungstrong in August
CNA Stores, owner of cannabis retail locations in Amesbury and Haverhill have been supporting nonprofit Lungstrong throughout August. Through tomorrow, customers may round up purchases to support Amesbury-based Lungstrong. CNA also accepts direct donations through their charity jars. “We work hard to help promote Lungstrong within our stores, as well as the plethora of community service hours supporting the 10-year …

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