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Haverhill Firefighters Quickly Knock Down 10th Avenue Fire on ‘Busy Night’ for Department

Haverhill Firefighters Quickly Knock Down 10th Avenue Fire on ‘Busy Night’ for Department
During a busy and freezing cold Saturday night for the Haverhill Fire Department, firefighters rapidly extinguished a second-floor fire at a three-family building on 10th Avenue. Firefighters, led by Engine 2, were dispatched around 7:22 p.m., at 11 10th Ave., after receiving a telephone report. Flames were visible from the side of the house upon arrival. “It was a quick …

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Haverhill, North Andover and Groveland Receive Fire Safety Grants to Educate Kids, Seniors

Haverhill, North Andover and Groveland Receive Fire Safety Grants to Educate Kids, Seniors
Fire Departments in Haverhill, Groveland and North Andover were recently awarded state grants for fire education programs for children and older adults. Grants include Student Awareness of Fire Education, or SAFE, and Senior SAFE. “The fire departments delivering these safety messages are reducing the risk of fire, injury, and tragedy in cities and towns across the Commonwealth,” said State Fire …

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I-495 Construction Update: Daytime Lane Closings Tuesday-Thursday, This Week

I-495 Construction Update: Daytime Lane Closings Tuesday-Thursday, This Week
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation reports there will daytime lane closings this week on Interstate 495 in Haverhill for truck access and to install signs. A single left lane closes on I-495 northbound, between Ward Hill and River Street, exits 106 and 107, Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb 22 and 23, from 6 a.m.-2 p.m., each day. The closing switches to …

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Regional News

Tringale Family Adds to Donations to Haverhill’s High Pointe Hospice House in Honor of Loved One

Tringale Family Adds to Donations to Haverhill’s High Pointe Hospice House in Honor of Loved One
More than four years after their matriarch, Ann, passed away at High Pointe House at age 85, North Andover’s Tringale family is still giving back in her honor at the hospice and palliative care residence of Merrimack Valley Hospice. Tiffany Tringale and her son, Michael, recently visited High Pointe House in Haverhill to donate more than 200 comfort and personal …

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Education

‘Layered Mitigation’ Marks Haverhill Schools’ Move to ‘Mask Choice’ Beginning Next Week

‘Layered Mitigation’ Marks Haverhill Schools’ Move to ‘Mask Choice’ Beginning Next Week
Haverhill schools are reassuring parents it is using “layered mitigation strategies” to keep students and staff safe as public schools move to “mask choice” a week from today As WHAV previously reported, the Haverhill School Committee voted Feb. 10 to support Gov. Charlie Baker’s plan to lift mandated masking as of Feb. 28. Following suit, the state Department of Elementary …

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Community Spotlight

Groveland and Langley-Adams Public Library Talk Trash Wednesday Night

Groveland and Langley-Adams Public Library Talk Trash Wednesday Night
Groveland and Langley-Adams Public Library is talking trash during an online program Wednesday night. Specifically, the library hosts “Talking Trash and Recycling” with Keep Massachusetts Beautiful, the state affiliate of Keep America Beautiful. The program answers questions the public may be afraid to ask, such as what goes into trash bins and what goes into recycling bins. There will also …

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Business Bulletin

DeFranco Addresses Upcoming Merrimack Valley Chamber Women in Business Lunch

DeFranco Addresses Upcoming Merrimack Valley Chamber Women in Business Lunch
Dana DeFranco, co-owner of Battle Grounds Coffee Co., is the speaker when the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts its Women in Business Lunch. The program takes place Wednesday, March 9, from noon-1:15 p.m., at Joseph’s Trattoria Restaurant, 145 Oxford Ave., off Route 125, in Haverhill. Admission is $28 for members and $38 for nonmembers and includes lunch of either …

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Obituaries

Retired Haverhill Police Capt. Ronald A. Parolisi Sr., Dies at 81

Retired Haverhill Police Capt. Ronald A. Parolisi Sr., Dies at 81
Ronald A. Parolisi Sr., retired Haverhill police captain, passed away Feb. 16, at the age of 81 at St Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson, Miss. He was born in Lawrence son of the late Alphonse J. and Filomena (Palermo) Parolisi. He graduated from Lawrence High School class of 1957, received his bachelor’s degree from New Hampshire College and his master’s degree …

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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: Rep. Christina Minicucci.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
  • Suspense: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Tuesday’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: Nate Robertson, community and economic development planner, Merrimack Valley Planning Commission, and Michael Bevilacqua of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce.
  • 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.
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