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Secretary of State Says Merrimack Valley Races Could Push Up Turnout for Primary Election Tomorrow

Secretary of State Says Merrimack Valley Races Could Push Up Turnout for Primary Election Tomorrow
Secretary of State William F. Galvin is forecasting that about 850,000 ballots will be cast in tomorrow’s Democratic primary contests and more than 300,000 votes will be registered in the GOP contests. Galvin offered his predictions late last week as early voting was ending. He said Merrimack Valley races as well as local contests in Brockton and Worcester could push …

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Haverhill Police Arrest Man for Dozen Counts of Fentanyl Dealing; Drugs Also Found in Methuen

Haverhill Police Arrest Man for Dozen Counts of Fentanyl Dealing; Drugs Also Found in Methuen
A Lawrence man was arrested by Haverhill Police early Wednesday night and charged with a dozen counts of trafficking in the deadly drug fentanyl. Twenty-nine-year-old Bhecor Miguel Marcano Tejeda was arraigned Thursday morning in Haverhill District Court and pleaded not guilty to 12 counts of trafficking in fentanyl, 10 grams or more. Following the plea, Judge Cesar A. Archilla set …

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Regional News

Podcast: Methuen Readies for the Arrival of the Wall That Heals

Podcast: Methuen Readies for the Arrival of the Wall That Heals
Preparations are well underway in Methuen for the arrival of The Wall That Heals, honoring those that served and sacrificed in the Vietnam War. Methuen Veterans Services Officer Paul Jensen, a recent guest on WHAV’s morning program, says The Wall arrives Tuesday, Sept. 27, in Methuen. “The Wall That Heals is a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial …

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Plaistow, N.H., Plans Street Closings to Make Water Connections

Plaistow, N.H., Plans Street Closings to Make Water Connections
There will be some daytime road closings beginning at the end of the week in Plaistow, N.H., to make water connections. Northeast Earth Mechanics will be working on water service connections from Friday, Sept. 9, to Sept. 21, on Kelleher and Laurel Avenues and Blossom Street. Drivers are advised to expect temporary road closures and traffic delays. There will not …

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Moody’s Investor Service Latest to Raise Methuen’s Bond Rating; Mayor Perry Credits Duprey

Moody’s Investor Service Latest to Raise Methuen’s Bond Rating; Mayor Perry Credits Duprey
Methuen’s bond rating from Moody’s Investor Service is climbing for the fourth time since the beginning of 2020, allowing the city to borrow money at more attractive rates. Methuen’s general obligation bond rating from Moody’s increased to A1 from A3, described by Mayor Neil Perry and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Maggie Duprey as a “double increase that bypasses one …

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Community Spotlight

Tufts Medicine Care at Home Offers Free ‘Five Wishes’ Workshop Wednesday in North Andover

Tufts Medicine Care at Home Offers Free ‘Five Wishes’ Workshop Wednesday in North Andover
Tufts Medicine Care at Home is offering a free healthcare planning workshop that teaches participants to better communicate with medical professionals, caregivers and family members near the end of life. The workshop, called “Five Wishes: Being the Best Health Advocate for Yourself and Your Family,” takes place Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 6-8 p.m., at St. Michael’s Parish, 196 Main St., …

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