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Haverhill and Methuen Fentanyl Dealing Operation ‘Dismantled;’ Two Methuen Men Face Charges

Haverhill and Methuen Fentanyl Dealing Operation ‘Dismantled;’ Two Methuen Men Face Charges
A fentanyl trafficking organization, allegedly run by two Methuen men who targeted Haverhill and Methuen, was “dismantled” by local and state police last week. Attorney General Maura Healey said Wednesday 34-year-old Miguel Melo Brea and 24-year-old Jhan Caceres-Peguero, both of Methuen, were arrested and arraigned in Haverhill District Court. Melo Brea was charged with five counts of trafficking in 10 …

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Regional News

Methuen Democrats Caucus Online and In Person March 5 to Elect Convention Delegates

Methuen Democrats Caucus Online and In Person March 5 to Elect Convention Delegates
The Methuen Democratic Committee plans to elect delegates and alternates to attend the 2022 State Democratic Convention this spring online and in-person in Worcester. Methuen Democrats meet Saturday, March 5, 9 a.m., online and at Methuen City Hall, Searles Building, 41 Pleasant St., second floor, Methuen, to elect 25 delegates and five alternates to represent Methuen. Registered and pre-registered Democrats …

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Former Methuen Councilor Ryan Hamilton Formally Seeks Haverhill and Methuen Rep. Seat

Former Methuen Councilor Ryan Hamilton Formally Seeks Haverhill and Methuen Rep. Seat
Former Methuen City Councilor Ryan Hamilton has formally launched his candidacy for the legislative seat in Methuen and Haverhill that is being vacated by Rep. Linda Dean Campbell. As WHAV first reported last month, Hamilton plans to run for representative in the 15 Essex District. “Our communities are facing unprecedented challenges due to the continuing impacts of COVID-19, the struggling …

Sections: Election Central, Haverhill, Region

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Education

Area High School Seniors May Explore Whittier Tech Trades for Eight Weeks

Area High School Seniors May Explore Whittier Tech Trades for Eight Weeks
Area high school seniors who are not enrolled at Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School, have a chance to explore the school’s programs for eight weeks. Upon graduating high school, students have the option to continue training through Whittier Tech’s Adult Education Program. Through the Adult Education Program, students can earn training hours, industry-specific trade certification and be provided with …

Sections: Education, Haverhill, Region

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Community Spotlight

POSE Offers Free Sixth Annual Black History Month Celebration Saturday

POSE Offers Free Sixth Annual Black History Month Celebration Saturday
Haverhill’s Power of Self-Education—POSE, for short—invites the public to share in its Sixth Annual Black History Month Celebration, themed “Wellness: Body, Mind, Soul,” Saturday. The free online celebration looks to the past and present accomplishments of the Black diaspora in American history. Organizers say they “aim to bring all people together to rejoice in celebration... an evening of art, music, …

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Business Bulletin

Carbone’s Kitchen Hosts Merrimack Valley Chamber Members Tuesday

Carbone’s Kitchen Hosts Merrimack Valley Chamber Members Tuesday
Carbone’s Kitchen is hosting members of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce next Tuesday for a networking and referral mixer. Besides networking, there will be appetizers, cash bar and door prizes. The mixer takes place Tuesday, March 1, from 5-7 p.m., at Carbone’s Kitchen, 151 S. Main St., Haverhill. There is on-street parking or in the rear of the building. …

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Obituaries

Claire F. Sullivan, Executive Secretary to Five Haverhill High Principals, Dies at 93

Claire F. Sullivan, Executive Secretary to Five Haverhill High Principals, Dies at 93
Claire F. (Nugent) Sullivan, 93, who served as executive secretary for five Haverhill High School principals over 41 years died Friday, Feb. 18, at Hay-Maderia Hospice, Stuart, Fla. Sullivan, of Jensen Beach, Fla., and formerly of Haverhill, was born in Haverhill on May 14, 1928, daughter of the late Neil F. and Esther (Woodman) Nugent. Educated in the Haverhill school …

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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: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell and Lisa Corr of the Crescent Yacht Club.
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  • Melinda’s Garden Moment: Melinda Myers offers tips, 7:45 and 4:45 p.m.
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