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Haverhill Council Votes 5-4 to Reject Plan to Forego Public Hearings on Some Protected Land Conversions

Haverhill Council Votes 5-4 to Reject Plan to Forego Public Hearings on Some Protected Land Conversions
The Haverhill City Council gave thumbs down to a proposal last Tuesday that would have made public hearings optional in certain property transactions. The proposal was based on an earlier one, crafted by City Solicitor William D. Cox Jr. and the Council’s Planning and Development Committee. It outlines procedures to be followed when the city receives notice from a property …

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Veterans Northeast Outreach Center Reports Successful Golf Outing

Veterans Northeast Outreach Center Reports Successful Golf Outing
Haverhill-based Veterans Northeast Outreach Center said its first golf tournament received support from 110 golfers and dozens of sponsors and raised thousands of dollars to help veterans in Essex, Middlesex and Barnstable Counties. Taking place last month at Merrimack Valley Golf Club in Methuen, every golfer received a challenge coin, custom golf balls, golf towel and snacks. “It was an …

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Regional News

Federal Judge Sends North Andover Man to Prison for Stealing Social Security Number

Federal Judge Sends North Andover Man to Prison for Stealing Social Security Number
A 38-year-old North Andover man was sentenced last Wednesday to a year and a half in prison for fraudulently using someone else’s Social Security number. Angel Manuel German Familia was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to 18 months in prison and three years of supervised release. German Familia is subject to deportation proceedings upon completion of …

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Education

Whittier Tech Celebrates National Tradesmen Day, Honoring Students and Instructors

Whittier Tech Celebrates National Tradesmen Day, Honoring Students and Instructors
Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School took part in last Friday’s National Tradesmen Day, recognizing its students and their 50 vocational instructors. National Tradesmen Day, which is celebrated annually on the third Friday in September, honors the many hardworking tradesmen and women across the nation and the essential services that they provide. “Here at Whittier, we recognize the importance of …

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Community Spotlight

Memory Laners Perform Tomorrow at Women’s City Club of Haverhill

Memory Laners Perform Tomorrow at Women’s City Club of Haverhill
Memory Laners opens the new year tomorrow for the Women’s City Club of Haverhill. The Memory Laners kicks off the new club year with toe tapping tunes and a special tip of the hat to the Blues Brothers. The club meets the third Tuesday of each month from September through June at 1 p.m. in the meeting hall of the …

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Business Bulletin

First Responders and Haverhill City Employees Receive Thanks at Driscoll Funeral Home Cookout

First Responders and Haverhill City Employees Receive Thanks at Driscoll Funeral Home Cookout
Driscoll Funeral Home honored Haverhill’s public safety departments and city employees during its Second Annual Appreciation Cookout last Friday. Among those participating were members of the Haverhill Police and Fire Departments, Trinity E.M.S. and municipal departments Food was prepared by Maria’s Family Restaurant, Wang’s Table and G’s Restaurant on grills and flattops in the Driscoll parking lot where attendees were …

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Obituaries

Hortense Burton, Haverhill Teacher Nearly 40 Years, Wife of Former Fire Chief and Mayor Dies at 96

Hortense Burton, Haverhill Teacher Nearly 40 Years, Wife of Former Fire Chief and Mayor Dies at 96
Hortense E. (Archambault) Burton, 96, a longtime Haverhill school teacher, native and lifelong resident of Haverhill, died peacefully Saturday, Sept. 17, at her home surrounded by her family. The daughter of the late Clarence and M. Blanche (Goudreault) Archambault, she attended Haverhill Public Schools and was a member of the Haverhill High School class of 1944. She was the wife …

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