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Haverhill Again Offers Residents Opportunity to Buy Rain Water Barrels; Deadline March 30

Haverhill Again Offers Residents Opportunity to Buy Rain Water Barrels; Deadline March 30
During these typical New England days, bookmarked by a 60-degree day at the start of the week and a threatened storm at the end, Haverhill says that means it’s time to think about home rain barrels for spring. Haverhill Solid Waste Manager Gunther Wellenstein says the city is ready to take online orders for both painted and unpainted rain barrels, …

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Regional News

Groveland Gets Better Sidewalks, Ramps, Crosswalks in State Safe Routes to School Awards

Groveland Gets Better Sidewalks, Ramps, Crosswalks in State Safe Routes to School Awards
Groveland students are expected to benefit from new sidewalks, curb ramps and crosswalks near the Dr. Elmer S. Bagnall Elementary School. Massachusetts Department of Transportation said the Bagnall is one of nine schools to share in $15 million total in Massachusetts Safe Routes to School grants. The program provides both design and construction services for projects between $300,000 and $1.5 …

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DiZoglio Calls for Investigation Into How 2,100 Drivers Received Licenses Without Road Tests

DiZoglio Calls for Investigation Into How 2,100 Drivers Received Licenses Without Road Tests
Sen. Diana DiZoglio, hoping to become the next state auditor, wants to know how 2,100 drivers apparently received licenses without taking road tests. The Methuen Democrat wrote a letter to Senate President Karen Spilka on Sunday, blasting an “all-around calamity” at the Registry of Motor Vehicles and urged the chamber’s leadership to open a legislative investigation. Legislative leaders remained quiet …

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Education

Northern Essex Community College Plans Accelerated, Eight-Week Classes Starting March 21

Northern Essex Community College Plans Accelerated, Eight-Week Classes Starting March 21
Northern Essex Community College is registering students now for an expanded selection of accelerated, eight-week classes that start March 21. The 36 classes range from one to four credits each and many meet entirely online. The decision to add more online courses is a direct result of lessons learned through the pandemic. “Northern Essex is keenly aware that student course-taking …

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Community Spotlight

Crescent Yacht Club Plans Inaugural Golf Tournament May 23

Crescent Yacht Club Plans Inaugural Golf Tournament  May 23
Crescent Yacht Club is planning its inaugural golf tournament and seeking public support for the effort which will also benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Haverhill, veterans’ programs, Ruth’s House, Haverhill Police and Fire Relief Associations and scholarship programs. The tournament takes place Monday, May 23, with registration at 8:30 a.m. and shot gun start at 9, at …

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Business Bulletin

PrideStar EMS Reports Three Employees Receive Paramedic Certification

PrideStar EMS Reports Three Employees Receive Paramedic Certification
PrideStar EMS, owner of Trinity EMS, said three employees—one from Methuen and two from Lowell—have received paramedic certification. Megan May of Methuen began with the company in 2019 as an emergency medical technician, and was certified recently as a paramedic. Forrest Gyurcsik of Lowell began with the company in 2017 as a chair van driver. He became an emergency medical …

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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 Melinda Myers, host of WHAV’s “Melinda’s Garden Moment” appears live.
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  • Sound Beat: 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
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