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City of Haverhill Names Civic Leader, Author, Inventor and Poet Dan Speers as Poet Laureate

City of Haverhill Names Civic Leader, Author, Inventor and Poet Dan Speers as Poet Laureate
Dan Speers, who has had distinguished careers as an author and high-technology inventor, was proclaimed Haverhill’s poet laureate Tuesday night. Haverhill city councilors Tuesday night endorsed a proclamation by Mayor James J. Fiorentini, honoring the poet and Renaissance man. Prior to presenting Speers with the proclamation, Councilor Melinda E. Barrett listed some of his many accomplishments. “He’s a former journalist …

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MassDevelopment Names Haverhill’s Robertson as TDI Fellow, Serving Lowell

MassDevelopment Names Haverhill’s Robertson as TDI Fellow, Serving Lowell
Nate Robertson is bringing to Lowell his economic development experience that first helped Haverhill and, later, other Merrimack Valley communities. Robertson, of Haverhill, was named by MassDevelopment this month as one of 13 Transformative Development Initiative Fellows and has been assigned to Lowell, a newly selected TDI district. Fellows are MassDevelopment employees who provide on-the-ground economic development expertise and collaborative …

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Haverhill Opens New Stretch of Fiorentini Rail Trail During Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Thursday

Haverhill Opens New Stretch of Fiorentini Rail Trail During Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Thursday
A ceremonial ribbon is set to be cut Thursday afternoon, celebrating the completion of the latest stretch of the Mayor James J. Fiorentini Bradford Rail Trail. The $1.3 million state-funded project extended the trail approximately 1,100 feet from the Basiliere Bridge on Route 125 to Railroad Street. The new section includes 10-foot-wide paths, new lighting, vegetation clearing, drainage and paving. …

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Methuen Police Honor Outgoing CARES Advocate Who is Leaving After Seven Years of Service

Methuen Police Honor Outgoing CARES Advocate Who is Leaving After Seven Years of Service
Methuen Police Department Wednesday offered its thanks and well wishes to the inaugural staff member of the department’s substance abuse and recovery program. Jacque Ingersoll is leaving the job at Community Addiction Resource Engagement Services after seven years. She was the first hire for the program, known as CARES, in 2015. “Jacque has proudly served our community as a CARES …

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Community Spotlight

Team Haverhill Again Hosts River Ruckus Saturday in Haverhill; Music, Food, Cars, Fireworks...

Team Haverhill Again Hosts River Ruckus Saturday in Haverhill; Music, Food, Cars, Fireworks...
Team Haverhill is bringing back its annual River Ruckus festival in downtown Haverhill this Saturday. The festival is taking place Saturday, Sept. 24, from noon-8:30 p.m., at Riverfront Park and Washington Street, Haverhill. Haverhill High School’s chorus is kicking off the day with a performance of the “Star Spangled Banner,” followed by a live exhibition of Haverhill High School’s Crew …

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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: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell and Boys and Girls Club of Greater Haverhill Executive Director Javier Bristol.
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  • Local News: Every half hour from 6-9 a.m., hourly 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every half hour from 3-6 p.m.
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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.
  • Insight Daily: 9:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.
  • All Request Friday Night: Chris Porter, live, 6:15 p.m. Call 978-374-1900.
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