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City Desk

Haverhill City Council Tonight Considers Property Tax Break for Expanding Ward Hill Business

Haverhill City Council Tonight Considers Property Tax Break for Expanding Ward Hill Business
Haverhill city councilors will consider granting property tax relief to an expanding Ward Hill business tonight. As WHAV previously reported, Bay State Pallet Co. plans to spend $4.5 million to rehabilitate an existing 15,000-square-foot abandoned building in the rear of 293 Neck Road. The company, which moved to Haverhill in 2012, plans to build a two-story, 21,900-square-foot addition with loading …

Sections: Business Bulletin, Haverhill

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Delaware Man Pleads Guilty in Connection with Bradford Teen’s Shooting Death in 2017

Delaware Man Pleads Guilty in Connection with Bradford Teen’s Shooting Death in 2017
A Delaware man, one of four men accused in the killing a Haverhill teen in 2017 pleaded guilty this afternoon to manslaughter and will serve up to 25 years in prison. In lieu of a trial, 22-year-old Kenneth Pitts pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, armed assault with intent to rob and carrying a firearm without a license in connection with …

Sections: Crime, Haverhill, WHAV Investigates

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Podcast: New Local Hospital Pact Aims to Keep Health Care Local and Affordable

Podcast: New Local Hospital Pact Aims to Keep Health Care Local and Affordable
Those requiring medical care and prefer being close to home in the Merrimack Valley are helped by a new agreement involving Lawrence General Hospital, Holy Family Hospital and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. Holy Family Hospital President Craig Jesiolowski, a recent guest on WHAV’s morning program, said the agreement means the local hospitals will work together while remaining independent. He explains …

Sections: Haverhill, Health, Region, What's On?

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Regional News

State Senate Honors Haverhill High Graduate and Children’s Advocate James Lister who Died Last Fall

State Senate Honors Haverhill High Graduate and Children’s Advocate James Lister who Died Last Fall
A longtime children’s advocate, born in Lawrence and raised in Haverhill, was memorialized by the state Senate yesterday. Monday’s Senate adjournment was in honor of James E. Lister, who died unexpectedly last Nov. 30 from an underlying medical condition complicated by COVID-19. Sen. Joan B. Lovely of Salem (Mass.) offered the motion, which was adopted by the full Senate Monday. …

Sections: COVID-19, Haverhill, Region, State House News

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Boys & Girls Club Honors ‘Fred’ Cirome for 67 Years of Service

Haverhill Boys & Girls Club Honors ‘Fred’ Cirome for 67 Years of Service
Attorney Alfred J. “Fred” Cirome was honored recently for his 67 years of service to the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill. Cirome was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Boys & Girls Club of America at the Haverhill organization’s annual meeting Thursday, Jan. 27, at Renaissance Golf Club in Haverhill. Scott Pare, board governance chair, made the …

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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. 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.
  • 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. Guest: Pentucket Regional School District Superintendent Justin Bartholomew.
  • 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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