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New Voting Tabulators Coming to Haverhill, Partly Because of Newly Split Precincts

New Voting Tabulators Coming to Haverhill, Partly Because of Newly Split Precincts
Haverhill will be using a new voter tabulation system during the next election, partly because of divided precincts that came with state redistricting. The City Council recently approved a request by City Clerk Linda L. Koutoulas to update the current system, which she described as old and prone to breaking down. “So our tabulators are quite old. They’re a model …

Sections: Election Central, Haverhill

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Outdoor Public Skating Resumes at Plug Pond After City Clears Weekend Snowfall

Outdoor Public Skating Resumes at Plug Pond After City Clears Weekend Snowfall
Free outdoor public skating at Haverhill’s Plug Pond has resumed with the city’s Recreation Department clearing mounds of snow Monday from this weekend’s icy blast. Human Services Director Vincent Ouellette told WHAV skating takes place from 8 a.m.-8p.m., every day. “We brought in a snow blower and a couple of staff, cleared it off and sprayed it down. It should …

Sections: Haverhill

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Haverhill Asks Residents to Continue Odd Side On-Street Parking Until Further Notice

Haverhill Asks Residents to Continue Odd Side On-Street Parking Until Further Notice
Haverhill officials are asking the public to continue parking on the odd side of the street as February begins to help the city’s snow removal and winter storm cleanup efforts. There is also no parking on downtown’s major streets as the city begins clearing and removing snow downtown starting tonight at 6 p.m. and continuing through 6, Wednesday morning. Clearing …

Sections: Haverhill

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Cannabis Control Commission to Accept Impact Feedback from Haverhill, but Not Lawrence

Cannabis Control Commission to Accept Impact Feedback from Haverhill, but Not Lawrence
For the next five weeks, the Cannabis Control Commission is accepting feedback from residents of Haverhill and a handful of other communities it says have been disproportionately affected by cannabis prohibition. While Haverhill and Lowell are listed as disproportionately impacted, Lawrence is not. Last fall, CCC Commissioner Nurys Camargo broached the subject of adding Lawrence, which has the largest Hispanic …

Sections: Cannabis, Haverhill, Region

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Regional News

Methuen Police Say There is Still Time to Take the March Police Exam, But Today is Registration Deadline

Methuen Police Say There is Still Time to Take the March Police Exam, But Today is Registration Deadline
Methuen Police are reminding the public that today (Feb. 1) is final day to register for March’s Civil Service examination to become a police officer. The next Civil Service Police Officer Exam is Wednesday, March 16. Applications for local police departments and MBTA Transit Police were accepted online beginning last Nov. 23, with an initial deadline of this past Jan. …

Sections: Region

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Education

Greater Lawrence Tech Students Compete in Future Farmers of America Challenge

Greater Lawrence Tech Students Compete in Future Farmers of America Challenge
Greater Lawrence Technical School students earned accolades during their first Future Farmers of America competition recently. Rainier Burrows-Severino, Rudy Guzman, Hermin Then and Engel Balbuena represented the School at the FFA Safe Equipment Operations Career Development Event at Smith Vocational and Agricultural School in Northampton. Students competed in safe loader and skid steer operations and farm tractor driving, displaying the …

Sections: Education, Region

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Community Spotlight

Buttonwoods Museum Presents Lecture on Luce Family and Their Archeological Collection

Buttonwoods Museum Presents Lecture on Luce Family and Their Archeological Collection
Nancy Morgan Lebar is presenting a free lecture on “The Luce Family, the Haverhill Archeological Society and the Collection” at Haverhill’s Buttonwoods Museum. Frederick Alanson Luce was an amateur archaeologist who, with his wife Thera, recorded artifacts from local collectors—more than 8,000 of them. Many artifacts were later donated to the Haverhill Historical Society’s Buttonwoods Museum. The lecture takes place …

Sections: Community Spotlight, Haverhill

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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: Haverhill school Superintendent Margaret Marotta.
  • 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 City Council: When in session, live, 7 p.m.
  • Lights Out: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Wednesday’s Radio Highlights

  • WIN for Breakfast: Local news, weather, traffic, sports and information. Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m.
  • 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.
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