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Haverhill Chamber Names Eberhardt as Business Group’s Next President and CEO

Haverhill Chamber Names Eberhardt as Business Group’s Next President and CEO
Alexandria Eberhardt, who currently works with businesses in Rhode Island, was formally named Thursday as the next president and CEO of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce. Shaw Rosen, of Lupoli Companies and chairperson of the Chamber’s board of directors, said Eberhardt emerged from a competitive field of more than 30 applicants to lead the Chamber during a time of …

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Michitson Says ‘Future Proof’ Internet, TV, More Advancing in Haverhill; Contract Under Study

Michitson Says ‘Future Proof’ Internet, TV, More Advancing in Haverhill; Contract Under Study
Haverhill officials are negotiating, what Haverhill City Councilor John A. Michitson calls, a “future-proof platform to the future.” A 90-year contract, involving laying underground fiber optic cable, was central to an update Michitson delivered Tuesday night. Michitson explained the privately owned telecom company funds, builds and operates open-access fiber networks in cities across the country. “This SiFi network will be …

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Regional News

North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau Names Gardella as Executive Director

North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau Names Gardella as Executive Director
Nancy Gardella becomes executive director next Tuesday of the North of Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau. Previously, Gardella was executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce, which also served as the island’s destination marketing organization, for more than 15 years. As the Regional Tourism Council director for Martha’s Vineyard and the co-chair of the Massachusetts RTCs, she has …

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Education

Pentucket Regional High Senior from Groveland to Play at Symphony Hall March 5

Pentucket Regional High Senior from Groveland to Play at Symphony Hall March 5
A Pentucket Regional High School senior will participate in Massachusetts Music Educators’ Association All-State Concert. Superintendent Justin Bartholomew, Principal Jonathan Seymour and Director of Jazz David Schumacher said Spencer Magan of Groveland was one of just five trumpet players chosen for the All-State Jazz Band from among 25 students selected to audition. “We could not be prouder of Spencer,” Schumacher …

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Community Spotlight

Greater Haverhill Arts Association Offers Drop-In Workshops with Copley Master Mark Hayden

Greater Haverhill Arts Association Offers Drop-In Workshops with Copley Master Mark Hayden
The Greater Haverhill Arts Association offers artists drop-in workshops—from beginner to professional—with guidance from Copley Master Mark Hayden. Hayden poses a live, clothed model for those who wish to work on the figure or portraiture and sets up a still life for those who choose that subject matter. Some artists bring their own reference material to work on. Hayden’s style …

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Business Bulletin

Moriarty to Help Ease Eberhardt’s Transition as Haverhill Chamber of Commerce President

Moriarty to Help Ease Eberhardt’s Transition as Haverhill Chamber of Commerce President
Interim Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce President George Moriarty will stay onboard to ease the transition as Alexandria Eberhardt takes the helm of the business organization next month. Speaking before the Haverhill City Council Tuesday, Moriarty outlined the Chamber’s plans to sharpen its focus on economic development, particularly targeting those who have not been part of that process in the …

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  • Pulse on Health: In this edition of Pulse On Health we talk with Irving Atkins who is part of Greater Lawrence Family Health Center’s Community Support Services program and talk about the services provided by CSS on a daily basis.
  • World News: Noon, 6 and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: Today in Massachusetts history, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
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  • 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.
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