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Haverhill News

Councilors, Mayor Agree to Explore Options for Preserving Farm Land Near Haverhill Watershed

Councilors, Mayor Agree to Explore Options for Preserving Farm Land Near Haverhill Watershed
Haverhill is looking at options to protect the city’s water supply by purchasing a 22.5-acre parcel of land in east Haverhill. City councilors and Mayor James J. Fiorentini said Tuesday night they wish to revive the possibility of the city buying land at 97 Corliss Hill Road. The city previously chose not to exercise its right to buy the property …

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Three More Newcomers Take Out Nomination Papers for Haverhill City Council, School Committee

Three More Newcomers Take Out Nomination Papers for Haverhill City Council, School Committee
Three more political newcomers recently took out nomination papers in Haverhill—two for a run for City Council and the other for School Committee. Josiah Morrow, who describes himself as the “youngest regulatory official in Haverhill history,” and Dee Jacobs O’Neil, founder of the charity 411 Cares, are seeking seats on the City Council, while Miquel Andres Quinoñes took out papers …

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Podcast: Banners Honor Haverhill Veterans, Past and Present, Throughout Downtown; Ceremony May 27

Podcast: Banners Honor Haverhill Veterans, Past and Present, Throughout Downtown; Ceremony May 27
Those visiting downtown Haverhill have likely noticed an addition to many of the utility poles—banners honoring Haverhill Veterans. The Haverhill Exchange Club, with the help of Haverhill Veterans’ Services Officer Luis Santiago and the Haverhill Public Works Department, are installing banners honoring local Veterans. Santiago, a guest recently on WHAV’s morning program, says the original plan was to limit the …

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Regional News

Groveland Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Man Believed to Have Stolen From Auto Body Shop

Groveland Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Man Believed to Have Stolen From Auto Body Shop
The Groveland Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a man seen on video stealing auto parts from a local body shop over the weekend. Police Chief Jeffrey T. Gillen said police were dispatched to the shop Tuesday after items, including used tires, were reported as missing from outside the business. The items were taken while the …

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DiZoglio Wants Restaurant Benefits, such as Beverage Take Out, to Continue After COVID-19 Pandemic

DiZoglio Wants Restaurant Benefits, such as Beverage Take Out, to Continue After COVID-19 Pandemic
Sen. Diana DiZoglio wants the state to keep in place certain benefits that helped restaurants during the lockdowns caused by COVID-19. DiZoglio specifically seeks to keep beverage take-out and delivery options for restaurants and limits on third-party delivery costs after Gov. Charlie Baker’s state of emergency ends. DiZoglio wrote this week to Senate President Karen E. Spilka and House Speaker …

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Community Spotlight

‘The Abolitionist’s Refrain,’ Based on Poet Whittier’s Life, Debuts in June in Haverhill and Amesbury

‘The Abolitionist’s Refrain,’ Based on Poet Whittier’s Life, Debuts in June in Haverhill and Amesbury
Playwright Michael Cormier examines the power of words in “The Abolitionist’s Refrain” a new play about John Greenleaf Whittier, poet and abolitionist. Punctuate4 Productions debuts two scenes from the new work on Saturday, June 12, at the Whittier Home in Amesbury, and Sunday, June 13, at Haverhill’s Whittier Birthplace, both at 3 p.m. Cormier is a Haverhill native and known …

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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. Guest: Phil Brown discusses the upcoming documentary “Socialists of Shoe City.”
  • 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. Guests: Deborah Chiaravalloti, Holy Family Hospital, and Naturalist Roland “Boot” Boutwell.
  • 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.
  • Our Miss Brooks: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
97.9 WHAV FM Wavelengths is sponsored by the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce
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