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City Council Agrees to Resubmit Haverhill School Projects to the State in Hopes of Financial Help

City Council Agrees to Resubmit Haverhill School Projects to the State in Hopes of Financial Help
For the second time in less than a year, the Haverhill City Council gave the go-ahead, on Tuesday, to submitting two proposals to the Massachusetts School Building Authority for repairs to two city schools. In May of last year, the Council submitted a proposal to replace the heating system at the Justice William H. Moody School. That proposal also included …

Sections: Education, Haverhill

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DiBurro’s Ward Hill Redevelopment to Move Forward After Opponents Withdraw Objections

DiBurro’s Ward Hill Redevelopment to Move Forward After Opponents Withdraw Objections
Plans to build 153 apartments and up to two commercial buildings on the site of DiBurro’s Function Facility in Ward Hill are moving ahead now that a disputed resident petition has been withdrawn. Princeton Properties of Lowell received various local approvals to redevelop the 6.5-acre site at 887 Boston Road, but 10 petitioners asked the state last December to override …

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Regional News

Methuen Receiving $750,000 Federal Grant for Lowell St. Improvements, Social Services and Adult Literacy

Methuen Receiving $750,000 Federal Grant for Lowell St. Improvements, Social Services and Adult Literacy
Methuen, Amesbury and Salisbury are among 57 communities sharing in $38 million in federal grants distributed by the state. Unlike so-called “entitlement” cities such as Haverhill and Lawrence that receive direct federal aid, smaller communities receive Community Development Block Grants through a competitive program. The state said awards are “designed with the flexibility that allows recipients to use funds on …

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Education

Haverhill Public Schools Lottery for Pre-K Seats Ends Friday

Haverhill Public Schools Lottery for Pre-K Seats Ends Friday
A lottery to fill guaranteed pre-kindergarten seats at the William H. Moody School Lottery concludes this Friday, Feb. 18. According to Haverhill public schools, community slots are tuitioned and fill every year. Those looking for seats at Moody on the River, 59 Margin St., or Moody on Main, 514 Main St., must participate in the lottery. Children chosen from the …

Sections: Education, Haverhill

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Community Spotlight

YWCA Northeastern Mass. Seeks Nominations for 39th Annual Tribute To Women by March 2

YWCA Northeastern Mass. Seeks Nominations for 39th Annual Tribute To Women by March 2
YWCA Northeastern Massachusetts is taking nominations for its 39th Annual Tribute to Women. The award honors women who have made a difference in their work and community and who live or work within the Merrimack Valley, Essex County or Southern N.H. Nominations are accepted through March 2, online at ywcanema.org/tribute. The 2022 Tribute to Women Awards Luncheon takes place Thursday, …

Sections: Community Spotlight, Haverhill, Region

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Business Bulletin

Fair Highlights Jobs at Bethany, Atria Marland Place, Joseph’s Gourmet Pasta and Other Employers

Fair Highlights Jobs at Bethany, Atria Marland Place, Joseph’s Gourmet Pasta and Other Employers
Bethany Communities, Atria Marland Place, Joseph’s Gourmet Pasta, Amazon, Dollar Tree and NRT Bus are showcasing available careers during a job fair Thursday. MakeIT Haverhill hosts the event Thursday, Feb. 17, from 4-7 p.m., at 301 Washington St. Haverhill. Bi-lingual assistance is available for Spanish speakers. Northern Essex Community College will also be available to discuss free Certified Nursing Assistant …

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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: Deborah Chiaravalloti, Holy Family Hospital, and Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority Administrator Noah S. Berger.
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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.
  • Insight Daily: 9:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m.
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