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City Desk

Breezeline Pledges Fiber to the Home, High-Definition Public Access and More Money for Haverhill TV

Breezeline Pledges Fiber to the Home, High-Definition Public Access and More Money for Haverhill TV
Breezeline is moving ahead with its plans to offer cable, telephone and internet service in Haverhill and promises subscribers the benefit of fiber optic cable direct to the home with devices inside fed wirelessly. Mayor James J. Fiorentini Thursday afternoon signed the “issuing authority report,” as required under state regulations, to allow the company to move forward. Breezeline Director of …

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UMass Poll Finds DiZoglio Behind Dempsey for State Auditor, but 37% of Voters Remain Undecided

UMass Poll Finds DiZoglio Behind Dempsey for State Auditor, but 37% of Voters Remain Undecided
Going in to next Tuesday’s primary elections, the UMass Lowell’s Center for Public Opinion reported Thursday its polling shows Sen. Diana DiZoglio trailing her competitor in the Democratic primary for the state auditor’s job. The poll may not be indicative of the outcome between DiZoglio and Former Assistant Secretary of Transportation Chris Dempsey because numbers also show 37% of likely …

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Regional News

Groveland Day Features Activities, Contests, Vendor Fair Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Pines

Groveland Day Features Activities, Contests, Vendor Fair Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Pines
Groveland Town Administrator Rebecca Oldham, Board of Selectmen and Groveland Day Committee members are getting ready for a weekend of activities, including games, crafts, raffles and music Groveland Day takes place, rain or shine, Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Pines Recreation Center, 222 Main St. Activities include Cake Walk contest, animal petting, Cock-A-Doodle Poo, Touch …

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Community Spotlight

38th Bread & Roses Festival Coming to Lawrence on Labor Day

38th Bread & Roses Festival Coming to Lawrence on Labor Day
Lawrence’s Bread & Roses Heritage Festival, commemorating the 1912 Bread and Roses Strike, on Labor Day presents musical artists, ranging in genre from folk to Puerto Rican salsa to a puppet show. The 38th Bread & Roses Heritage Festival takes place Monday, Sept. 5, from noon-6 p.m., at Campagnone Common, 200 Common St., Lawrence. For more than 30 years the …

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  • Mass Moments: Today in Massachusetts history, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
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  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • Pulse on Health: Restorative justice in education was the topic of the most recent session of the #GLFHCSpeakerSeries, hosted by Greater Lawrence Family Health Center at Lawrence High School. The session touched on the many different meanings of the term “restorative justice” and also the many “restorative practices” that help improve the schools that serve the most vulnerable students in our communities. Join the panelists, Quin Gonell, Manager of Restorative Justice at Lawrence High School, Jadi Taveras, head of school at Esperanza Academy and Dr. Guy Fish, president and CEO of Greater Lawrence Family Health Center in this multi-part series on restorative justice.
  • World News: Noon, 6 and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: Today in Massachusetts history, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
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  • 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.
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