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Catch the Wave at 97.9 WHAV ♦ October 24, 2021
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Haverhill News

Councilors Defeat Proposed $217 Million Haverhill Budget; Members Try Again Tuesday

Councilors Defeat Proposed $217 Million Haverhill Budget; Members Try Again Tuesday
After first rejecting a proposed $217 million budget Tuesday night in a disagreement over creating a dedicated pool of money for mental health and youth recreation, Haverhill city councilors plan to take up the matter again next Tuesday. The 5-4 vote against the budget was the second time in four years councilors defeated a budget proposed by Mayor James J. …

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White Street Electrical Fire Displaces 6-8 Residents, Closes Commercial Space

White Street Electrical Fire Displaces 6-8 Residents, Closes Commercial Space
At least six to eight residents living at a multi-family building on Haverhill’s White Street were displaced Monday night when an outdoor electrical service caught fire. The eight-apartment building at 111 White St., also houses Canela Market which remained closed Tuesday while National Grid and inspectors from Haverhill’s Inspectional Services Department reviewed the damage. Haverhill Fire Chief Robert M. O’Brien …

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Martinoli and Cronin Join Haverhill Bank as Officers

Martinoli and Cronin Join Haverhill Bank as Officers
Angelita Martinoli and Elizabeth “Liz” Cronin, both of Haverhill, recently joined Haverhill Bank as officers. Haverhill Bank President and CEO Thomas L. Mortimer welcomed them to the bank’s leadership team. “Angelita and Liz not only bring Haverhill Bank customers and staff expertise in their particular areas of training and experience, but also bring familiarity to the market as both are …

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Regional News

Northern Essex Uses Emergency Relief Fund to Help Students Start or Return to College

Northern Essex Uses Emergency Relief Fund to Help Students Start or Return to College
Those who could not enroll at, or left, Northern Essex Community College because of financial pressures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are now eligible to share in $2.58 million from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Northern Essex student Bryan Fernandez of Lawrence, for example, was on track to graduate with his associate degree in Journalism/Communications this summer, but, almost …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Public Library’s Bookmobile Visits Ruth’s House Saturday Morning

Haverhill Public Library’s Bookmobile Visits Ruth’s House Saturday Morning
Ruth’s House, which offers its “Kids Reading Club,” is hosting the Haverhill Public Library’s Bookmobile this Saturday morning. The Bookmobile and outreach van visits Saturday, June 26, from 10 a.m.-noon, at Ruth’s House, 111 Lafayette Square, Haverhill. Those without a library card need not worry as one isn’t required to use the mobile services. Ruth’s House also gives children 12 …

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Radio Listings

Today’s Radio Highlights

  • WIN for Breakfast: Local news, weather, traffic, sports and information. Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m. Guests: Arelis Huertas, YWCA Teen Parenting Program, and Anya Wilczynski, operations director at Essex National Heritage Area.
  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • 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.
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • 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.
  • Great Gildersleeve: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Thursday’s Radio Highlights

  • WIN for Breakfast: Local news, weather, traffic, sports and information. Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m. Guest: Deborah Chiaravalloti, Holy Family Hospital.
  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • 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.
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • 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.
  • Haverhill School Committee: 7 p.m. Live
  • Our Miss Brooks: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
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