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Haverhill Councilors Note New Cannabis Fee Law, Seek Money for Drug Prevention, Treatment

Haverhill Councilors Note New Cannabis Fee Law, Seek Money for Drug Prevention, Treatment
Haverhill city councilors are expected tonight to discuss the impact of a new state law requiring renegotiation of impact fees paid by cannabis retailers and communities. Councilor Melissa J. Lewandowski and Council Vice President John A. Michitson placed the item on City Council agenda. They appeared to acknowledge expected dollars from such agreements may not be available, noting the need …

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In Promotion, Fogarty Becomes Provisional Captain at Haverhill Police Department

In Promotion, Fogarty Becomes Provisional Captain at Haverhill Police Department
Andrea Fogarty was recently promoted by the Haverhill Police Department to provisional captain. Fogarty, who has been with the force since the end of 1999, moved up to sergeant in 2015 and lieutenant near the start of 2021. She now becomes the commander of the Administrative Division. “During her more than two decades of service with the department, Capt. Fogarty …

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Regional News

Plaistow, N.H., Asks Residents to Direct Trash Questions to Town Following Vendor Merger

Plaistow, N.H., Asks Residents to Direct Trash Questions to Town Following Vendor Merger
Plaistow, N.H., residents are adjusting to Republic Services’ purchase of some routes previously serviced by JRM Hauling and Recycling. Officials, however, are stressing residents should email the town at [email protected] with questions or concerns and not contact JRM directly even though they may still see that name on vehicles and equipment. “The email goes to more than one staff person …

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Free CPR Training Held by North Andover Fire Department on Wednesday

Free CPR Training Held by North Andover Fire Department on Wednesday
The North Andover Fire Department and North Andover Women’s Club are hosting a free, hands-only CPR class. The course takes place on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m., at Station 1 on Route 125, Chickering Road and Prescott Street. Some skills taught at the event are using adult, hands-only CPR, and the automatic external defibrillator. Attendees are taught in a …

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Education

College Board National Recognition Honors Three Haverhill High Juniors

College Board National Recognition Honors Three Haverhill High Juniors
Three Haverhill High School juniors recently earned academic honors from College Board National Recognition Programs. These National Recognition Programs grant underrepresented students with academic honors that may be included on college and scholarship applications. According to officials, the programs help students “meaningfully connect to colleges and stand out during the admissions process. In Haverhill, Abigail Mejia was named recipient of …

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Community Spotlight

Buttonwoods Museum Offers Lecture and Demonstration Tonight on Ten-Footer Shoe Shops

Buttonwoods Museum Offers Lecture and Demonstration Tonight on Ten-Footer Shoe Shops
The Buttonwoods Museum is kicking off its fall lecture series tonight with a discussion of Essex County “ten-footer” shoe shops. Included in the event is a talk and live demonstration of traditional boot making given by Sarah Guerin, a professional shoemaker. The event takes place Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m., at 240 Water St., Haverhill. The free event requires …

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Business Bulletin

Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce Holds Free Breakfast Forum as Part of Andover Expo

Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce Holds Free Breakfast Forum as Part of Andover Expo
The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce is offering a free breakfast forum about energy use and environmental issues Wednesday as part of its Annual Fall Business Expo, Health and Wellness Fair. The breakfast takes place Wednesday, Sept. 14, from 7:30-9 a.m. at DoubleTree by Hilton, 123 Old River Road, Andover. State Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Bethany A. Card is …

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