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Man Who Allegedly Snuck Pistol into Haverhill Police Cruiser in 2018 Found Murdered in Vermont

Man Who Allegedly Snuck Pistol into Haverhill Police Cruiser in 2018 Found Murdered in Vermont
A 22-year-old man, once accused of sneaking a loaded pistol into a Haverhill police cruiser, was apparently killed Wednesday after being shot in the chest in Swanton, Vt. Vermont State Police said Thursday Elijah J. Oliver of Haverhill was murdered Wednesday morning at 4:35. Police initially said they were investigating a suspicious death, but withheld the man’s name until after …

Sections: Crime, Haverhill

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‘Freedom Illumination’ Would Put Solar Spotlight on Haverhill Memorial Flags at Night

‘Freedom Illumination’ Would Put Solar Spotlight on Haverhill Memorial Flags at Night
A plan to illuminate flags, flying at various sites throughout the city, received the backing of Haverhill City Council on Tuesday. Councilor Melinda E. Barrett introduced Helen Sheehan, president of Eammons Heart Foundation, an organization that helps people overcome addiction. Sheehan explained her vision for the project called Freedom Illumination. Sheehan said the City of Haverhill is known for respecting …

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Replacement of Basiliere Bridge Prominent in State Bridge and Road Spending Plan

Replacement of Basiliere Bridge Prominent in State Bridge and Road Spending Plan
Haverhill’s crumbling Basiliere Bridge over the Merrimack River has moved to the front of the line as Gov. Charlie Baker and state officials unveiled plans to spend $3 billion on bridges and roads over the next five years using a combination of federal infrastructure grants and the Commonwealth’s own Next Generation Bridge Program. The announcement was made yesterday by Baker, …

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Haverhill, Whittier and Other Area School Districts Close Friday Because of Winter Storm

Haverhill, Whittier and Other Area School Districts Close Friday Because of Winter Storm
Haverhill Public Schools, Whitter Regional Vocational Technical High School and other area schools are closed Friday because of the weather. Haverhill school Superintendent Margaret Marotta old staff early Thursday night that “While the predicted snow fall is limited, rapidly dropping temperatures are predicted to quickly turn from a slushy mix to a dangerously icy conditions. This coating of ice on …

Sections: Haverhill, Region

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Regional News

UTEC, Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices Receive Grants to Support Economic Growth

UTEC, Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices Receive Grants to Support Economic Growth
UTEC, which operates in Lowell, Lawrence and Haverhill, and North Andover-based Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices are among 62 organizations across the state receiving inaugural grants to support programs in communities that have “historically faced disproportionate challenges to economic growth.” Recipients of the state Community Empowerment and Reinvestment Grant Program were named Thursday by Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and …

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Finegold/Campbell Tech Committee Advances Consumer Privacy Bill Sought by Vargas, Others

Finegold/Campbell Tech Committee Advances Consumer Privacy Bill Sought by Vargas, Others
A legislative committee is recommending passage of a sweeping internet privacy rights bill. The Joint Committee on Advanced Information Technology, the Internet and Cybersecurity, chaired by Andover Sen. Barry Finegold and Methuen Rep. Linda Dean Campbell, voted 12-0 to advance the Massachusetts Information Privacy and Security Act originally sponsored by Rep. Andy Vargas and Senate Majority Leader Cindy Creem. If …

Sections: Haverhill, Region, State House News

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Public Library Seeks Resident Stories and Photos for Upcoming Giant Mural

Haverhill Public Library Seeks Resident Stories and Photos for Upcoming Giant Mural
Haverhill Public Library is asking for resident stories on a giant mural it is planning with artist Alexander Golob. “The Stories We Carry” mural will be 15 by 40 feet and library staff expect it to be the library’s center of attention for years to come. Golob is a well-known public artist with murals in Haverhill and all over the …

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Business Bulletin

Haverhill’s Village Square Restaurant to Host Merrimack Valley Chamber Networking

Haverhill’s Village Square Restaurant to Host Merrimack Valley Chamber Networking
Village Square Restaurant in Haverhill is hosting a networking breakfast for members of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce. The Central Square, Bradford, eatery welcomes members Wednesday, Feb. 16, from 8-9:15 a.m., at 109 S. Main St. There is parking on street and in a lot behind the restaurant. There will be breakfast and coffee, networking opportunities and a business …

Sections: Business Bulletin, 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.
  • 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.
  • All Request Friday Night: Chris Porter, live, 6:15 p.m. Call 978-374-1900.
  • Couple Next Door: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Saturday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • World News: Noon and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: Today in Massachusetts history, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Gunsmoke: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Sunday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • Pulse on Health: When the words “Patient Experience” are used, what your thoughts are about the topic depend on who you are. If you are a patient, you consider the patient experience to involve timely and swift appointments and results that will, in the end, make you feel better physically and mentally. But, what about if you’re a physician? You are expected to make the patient feel better physically and mentally, but also meet other requirements important to your role. Dr. Lance Braye, fourth-year resident at the Lawrence Family Medicine Residency program, gives his perspective.
  • World News: Noon, 6 and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: Today in Massachusetts history, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Monday’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: YMCA Regional Executive Director Tracy Fuller and Lauren Towler of Groveland Langley-Adams Library.
  • 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.
  • Suspense: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
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