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State Rejects Help Replacing Haverhill’s John G. Whittier School; Invites City to Try Again

State Rejects Help Replacing Haverhill’s John G. Whittier School; Invites City to Try Again
Hopes for relatively quick action to replace Haverhill’s John Greenleaf Whittier School were dashed recently after the city received disappointing news from the state. James A. MacDonald, CEO, and John K. McCarthy, executive director and deputy CEO, of the Massachusetts School Building Authority notified the city the school will “not be invited” to seek state reimbursement this year. Haverhill intended …

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Regional News

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica, The Wall That Heals, Coming to Methuen This Fall

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica, The Wall That Heals, Coming to Methuen This Fall
The Wall That Heals, a three-quarter scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial along with a mobile Education Center, is coming to Methuen this fall. The Wall That Heals honors the more than three million Americans who served in the U.S. Armed forces in the Vietnam War and bears the names of the 58,281 men and women who made the …

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Education

Moody School Furnace Replacement Project, Silver Hill Roof Before Haverhill City Council Tonight

Moody School Furnace Replacement Project, Silver Hill Roof Before Haverhill City Council Tonight
The on-again, off-again furnace project at the William H. Moody School is back before the City Council tonight. Councilors are asked to join the School Committee in resubmitting the heating project to the Massachusetts School Building Authority, which would pay more than 70% of the cost. School Committee members approved the furnace replacement request last week after learning the expense …

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Community Spotlight

MakeIT Haverhill Offers Live and Virtual ‘Community Dialogue’ on Downtown Plans Tonight

MakeIT Haverhill Offers Live and Virtual ‘Community Dialogue’ on Downtown Plans Tonight
Haverhill residents have another opportunity tonight to weigh the pros and cons of the proposed $160 million downtown Haverhill project that would redevelop four acres and demolish a Merrimack Street parking garage. MakeIT Haverhill is hosting, what it calls, “a community dialogue on the proposed development of Merrimack Street” tonight, from 6-7 p.m., at its 301 Washington St., Haverhill, headquarters. …

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Business Bulletin

UMass Lowell’s Haverhill iHub Plans Digital Equity Challenge with Winners Receiving Startup Help

UMass Lowell’s Haverhill iHub Plans Digital Equity Challenge with Winners Receiving Startup Help
UMass Lowell’s Innovation Hub in Haverhill and its partners are seeking contestants for its Digital Equity Challenge in April, where winners will be awarded seed money and resources to develop and ultimately launch their ideas. Winning ideas and projects will address the digital divide and expand digital access, tools and learning opportunities for all Essex County residents. UMass Lowell is …

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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: Haverhill High School Principal Jason Meland and Maureen Lynch, superintendent, Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School.
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  • 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.
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