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Haverhill Chamber Members Get Peek at Downtown Plans, Receive Answers to Common Questions

Haverhill Chamber Members Get Peek at Downtown Plans, Receive Answers to Common Questions
Plans for the $160 million redevelopment of key downtown Haverhill parcels have evolved since they were first proposed last year, and may still expand eastward and southward. Members of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce received an exclusive preview of the four-acre project late last month with opportunities to get answers to their questions. Former Chamber President Dougan Sherwood, now …

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Vargas Says Parole Commission Lacked Certain Data to Properly Evaluate Possible Racism

Vargas Says Parole Commission Lacked Certain Data to Properly Evaluate Possible Racism
Data suggesting little disparity in rates of parole denied to Blacks and Latinos as compared with white individuals may not tell the whole story. Rep. Andy X. Vargas, co-chair of the Special Commission on Structural Racism in the Massachusetts Parole Process, told participants at an online legislative briefing last week specific information is needed. “Based off these numbers strictly, we …

Sections: Haverhill, State House News

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I-495 Construction Update: Daytime Lane Closings This Week for Concrete Placement

I-495 Construction Update: Daytime Lane Closings This Week for Concrete Placement
There will be daytime lane closings this week on the northbound side of Interstate 495 in Haverhill. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation said left lanes close between exits 106, Ward Hill, and 107, River Street, Monday, Feb. 7, Wednesday, Feb. 9, and Thursday, Feb. 10, from 6 a.m.-2 p.m., each day. Officials said the lane closings are necessary to allow …

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Regional News

Pentucket Regional High Juniors Take Gold, Silver and Bronze Etymology Awards

Pentucket Regional High Juniors Take Gold, Silver and Bronze Etymology Awards
Six Pentucket Regional High School juniors recently scored gold, silver and bronze awards after taking the advanced National Classical Etymology Exam. The examination, sponsored by the National Junior Classical League, is designed to test a student’s ability to decipher Latin and Greek derivatives and their use in the English language. Participation in the exam is voluntary for students in Honors …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Public Library Showcasing Dolls by Immigrant Russian Artist

Haverhill Public Library Showcasing Dolls by Immigrant Russian Artist
Three dozen handmade dolls crafted by a late Russian artist who settled in Plaistow, N.H., are being featured during February and March at the Haverhill Public Library. The library is showcasing the 36 uniquely designed, handmade dolls representing different nationalities, styles and eras in history during regular hours in its second-floor gallery. The intricately detailed dolls are presented by Andrey …

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Business Bulletin

PrideStar’s Trinity EMS Staff Reunite with Haverhill Neighbor They Saved

PrideStar’s Trinity EMS Staff Reunite with Haverhill Neighbor They Saved
Two Trinity EMS paramedics were recently reunited with a neighbor-turned-patient they revived during a 9-1-1 emergency medical call last month. On Jan. 7, Paramedic Samantha Kuenzler arrived at PrideStar’s Trinity EMS Haverhill base for her 7 a.m. shift. It was snowing. Before going inside, Kuenzler chatted with the neighbor, Steven St. Germaine, who was clearing snow from the driveway in …

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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: 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.

Tuesday’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: Boys and Girls Club of Greater Haverhill Executive Director Javier Bristol.
  • 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.
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  • Lights Out: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
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