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Haverhill Public Health Director Connolly Receives Accolades for Guidance During Pandemic

Haverhill Public Health Director Connolly Receives Accolades for Guidance During Pandemic
(More photographs below.) During the darkest days of the pandemic, Cedardale Health and Fitness Executive Director Andrew Gunberg didn’t know where to turn for industry-specific COVID-19 restrictions, best practices for contact tracing or other guidelines. Then, he found Haverhill’s Mary Connolly, who has since moved from public health nurse to Haverhill’s public health director. “Mary was always there to help …

Sections: COVID-19, Haverhill

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Health Officials Advise Residents to Dispose of Salmonella-Laden Dog Treats Sold in Haverhill

Health Officials Advise Residents to Dispose of Salmonella-Laden Dog Treats Sold in Haverhill
Residents are being advised to dispose of Dog Gone Dog Treats, made in Georgetown and sold at various stores including one in Haverhill, because of Salmonella infection among three people handling the treats. The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said Wednesday Dog Gone Dog Treats include “chicken chips” and beef liver and sweet potato chips and sold at Essex County …

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Regional News

Methuen, State Police Police Investigating Early Morning Shooting Death

Methuen, State Police Police Investigating Early Morning Shooting Death
Methuen Police are reportedly looking for a white 2019 Lincoln Navigator with stolen New Hampshire plates in connection with the shooting death of an unidentified man early this morning. Methuen Police were dispatched at 5:25 a.m., to Kimball Road after receiving reports of shots fired in the area. Officers found a man suffering from “apparent gunshot wounds.”  He was treated …

Sections: Crime, Region

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Education

Haverhill High School Students Adept in Multiple Languages to Receive Graduation Recognition

Haverhill High School Students Adept in Multiple Languages to Receive Graduation Recognition
Haverhill High School students with multi-lingual proficiency will receive a special commendation at this year’s graduation. Since 2017, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has recognized graduating seniors who demonstrate the ability to speak, read and write in another language, as well as English. The recognition comes in the form of a State Seal of Biliteracy, which appears …

Sections: Education, Haverhill

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill’s Planned Second Annual MultiCultural Festival Seeks Volunteers

Haverhill’s Planned Second Annual MultiCultural Festival Seeks Volunteers
Planning for Haverhill’s Second Annual MultiCultural Festival is getting underway with a call for volunteers. The Haverhill Cultural Council is inviting residents to help at a meeting Wednesday, March 9, 6:30 p.m., at the Haverhill Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill. The Committee is looking for both volunteers to plan and/or help on the day of the event. Last year, …

Sections: Community Spotlight, Haverhill

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Business Bulletin

Podcast: Lawrence General CEO Says Pandemic Brought Needed Health Care Cooperation

Podcast: Lawrence General CEO Says Pandemic Brought Needed Health Care Cooperation
One positive result of the COVID-19 pandemic was a sharing of resources that culminated in the recent agreement between Lawrence General Hospital and Steward Health Care’s Holy Family Hospital and St. Elizabeth. Lawrence General President and CEO Deborah Wilson, a recent guest on WHAV’s morning show, said the pandemic helped bring about the collaboration. “One of the things about the …

Sections: COVID-19, Haverhill, Region, What's On?

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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. Guests: Deborah Chiaravalloti, Holy Family Hospital, and Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority Administrator Noah S. Berger.
  • 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 School Committee: When in session, Live. 7 p.m.
  • Our Miss Brooks: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Friday’s Radio Highlights

  • WIN for Breakfast: Local news, weather, traffic, sports and information. Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m. Jennifer Matthews and Thea Tsagaris, Haverhill Exchange Club Hometown Hero Banner Project, and Tony Pecci, Haverhill Lions Club.
  • 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.
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