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Haverhill’s MedExpress to Permanently Close Today; Office Had Contract with VA

Haverhill’s MedExpress to Permanently Close Today; Office Had Contract with VA
Haverhill’s MedExpress in Monument Square closes today with little community notice. The abrupt closing of the urgent care alternative at 296 Main St., Haverhill, leaves out veterans who rely on the VA-contracted center, parents who use the location for children’s sports physicals and others. MedExpress Vice President of Operations Mark Katich told prior patients by email Tuesday the closing was …

Sections: Business Bulletin, Haverhill

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Haverhill Teachers Say They Will ‘Work-to-Rule’ After Their Contract Ends Today Without Agreement

Haverhill Teachers Say They Will ‘Work-to-Rule’ After Their Contract Ends Today Without Agreement
Haverhill teachers say they will “work-to-rule” as their union contract with the School Committee ends today. Haverhill Education Association members voted unanimously Tuesday night at a general membership meeting to take the action, which means members will not take on responsibilities beyond the minimum required. The union is the city’s largest and represents teachers, education support professionals, secretaries and security …

Sections: Education, Haverhill

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Regional News

Plaistow, N.H. Police Department Hires D’Entremont, Promotes Dehullu and Bortz

Plaistow, N.H. Police Department Hires D’Entremont, Promotes Dehullu and Bortz
Plaistow, N.H, recently hired a new police officer and promoted two others. Officer Tim D’Entremont brings four years of experience to the job. He received an associates in Criminal Justice and a Certificate in Law Enforcement, both from Northern Essex Community College. He started out with the Merrimack College Police Department as a dispatcher before moving to Patrolman in 2018. …

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Education

Northern Essex President Glenn Falls Just Short of Becoming State Higher Education Commissioner

Northern Essex President Glenn Falls Just Short of Becoming State Higher Education Commissioner
Northern Essex Community College President Lane A. Glenn fell just short Tuesday of becoming the state’s next higher education commissioner. Glenn, who was named one of four finalists, told college staff Tuesday morning by email an initial ballot narrowed the field to him and former Pennsylvania Education Secretary Noe Ortega. “I look forward to welcoming him to Massachusetts, and to …

Sections: Education, Haverhill, Region

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Community Spotlight

Labor Guild School Registering Students for Fall term

Labor Guild School Registering Students for Fall term
The Labor Guild School, the oldest continuing adult labor-education center, is now registering students for its fall term. Affordable classes in Communications Techniques for Conflict Resolution, Interest-Based Bargaining, Advanced Steward’s Training and Strategies to Build Union Power are among the courses offered this term. There are in-person and virtual classes available. Guild School’s faculty includes labor and management professionals, facilitators …

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  • Sound Beat: 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
  • Insight Daily: 9:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.
  • Great Gildersleeve: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
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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.
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