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Students for Teachers Plan Walk-Out Today in Support of Fair Contracts for Haverhill Teachers

Students for Teachers Plan Walk-Out Today in Support of Fair Contracts for Haverhill Teachers
A group of Haverhill High School students calling themselves “Students for Teachers” plan to walk-out of classes today to support teachers in their contract negotiations with the School Committee. A spokesperson for Students for Teachers, Cameron Benson, said the group formed last week after discussions were had about Haverhill teachers’ contract negotiation. The group decided to organize and plan a …

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Haverhill City Council to Consider Mt. Washington Zoning Map Change, Possibly Allowing for More Housing

Haverhill City Council to Consider Mt. Washington Zoning Map Change, Possibly Allowing for More Housing
Haverhill city councilors are expected tonight to consider a landowner’s request to place all of his contiguous parcels in a single zone within the Mount Washington neighborhood. Andrew R. Fanaras of PBF Trust is asking the City Council to rezone five lots, currently designated as residential medium, to residential high density—the same as two other abutting lots. The properties under …

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Attorney General Alleges Haverhill Car Dealership Charged Blacks and Latinos More for ‘Add-Ons’

Attorney General Alleges Haverhill Car Dealership Charged Blacks and Latinos More for ‘Add-Ons’
The Massachusetts attorney general’s office has filed suit against a Haverhill car dealership for allegedly charging Black and Latino customers more for “add-on” products when buying cars. Jaffarian Volvo Toyota of River Street, however, told WHAV in a statement Monday it denies the allegation and “has never received any complaint from any customers regarding discrimination in its sales, pricing or …

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Regional News

Plaistow, N.H., Declares New Water System Officially Online, Invites Service Connections

Plaistow, N.H., Declares New Water System Officially Online, Invites Service Connections
Plaistow, N.H.’s municipal water system is officially online and beginning to provide potable water to residential and commercial properties in town. The Board of Selectmen decided by a unanimous vote near the end of August to authorize up to a $5,000 credit towards the charge for new water service connections. To qualify, applications must be approved no later than the …

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Education

North Andover Fifth Grader Helps Teach Valley About Climate Change, a Winner in UMass Lowell Contest

North Andover Fifth Grader Helps Teach Valley About Climate Change, a Winner in UMass Lowell Contest
A North Andover fifth grader is among this year’s UMass Lowell Cool Science winners whose artwork will be displayed on transit authority buses to help educate the public about climate change. Alice Lobel, a student at Annie L. Sargent Elementary School, took part in the program engaging K-12 students about the effects of the climate crisis. The researchers behind Cool …

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Community Spotlight

Buttonwoods Museum Offers Archeological Walk with Expert This Afternoon

Buttonwoods Museum Offers Archeological Walk with Expert This Afternoon
Buttonwoods Museum is hosting an archeological event this afternoon, featuring an on-site walk with an archeology expert. The event takes place today, Sept. 20, from 4-5:15 p.m. at Buttonwoods Museum, 240 Water St., Haverhill. Participants are able to explore the area with an archeology expert, learn about items from the Buttonwoods collection and make an archeology craft. For more information …

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  • Haverhill City Council: When in session, live, 7 p.m.
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  • WIN for Breakfast: Local news, weather, traffic, sports and information. Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m. Guests: Kaelyn Cross, Community Action Health and Nutrition Program, and Maureen Lynch, superintendent, Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School.
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  • 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.
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