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As Council Considers $160 Million Haverhill Project, Admin. Says it is Once-in-a-Lifetime Project

As Council Considers $160 Million Haverhill Project, Admin. Says it is Once-in-a-Lifetime Project
Supporters of the proposed $160 million housing, retail and parking complex in downtown Haverhill say it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to transform the city’s central business district and provide the very parking residents are demanding. Last-minute pitches are being made before the plan to sell and develop more than 4.5 acres of city land goes for an up or down …

Sections: Haverhill

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Updated: Colleges Close Campuses Friday, Haverhill and Methuen Enforce Parking Bans

Updated: Colleges Close Campuses Friday, Haverhill and Methuen Enforce Parking Bans
Northern Essex Community College and Merrimack College have cancelled all Friday classes, while UMass Lowell closed on-campus courses only as the area endures 8-12 inches of snow. Other Massachusetts public schools, already on February vacation, are spared cancellations that would have forced an extended school year. Across the border, Timberlane Regional School District is having a distance learning day. WHAV …

Sections: Haverhill, Region

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Regional News

Alleged Fentanyl Dealers from Andover and Lawrence Among Those Face Trafficking Charges

Alleged Fentanyl Dealers from Andover and Lawrence Among Those Face Trafficking Charges
Another fentanyl trafficking organization spanning Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine was disrupted Wednesday with six people, including alleged Andover and Lawrence dealers, arrested. Twenty-six-year-old Randell Starlin Medina Rodriguez of Andover, 26-year-old Williams Colon Sanchez of Lawrence; 31-year-old Douglas Morris of Bangor, Maine; 48-year-old Robert Rodriguez Jr. of Portland, Maine; and 37-year-old Cortney Moulton of West Bath, Maine, were charged with …

Sections: Crime, Region

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Education

Greater Lawrence Tech Students Refurbish Car for Disabled Veteran

Greater Lawrence Tech Students Refurbish Car  for Disabled Veteran
Greater Lawrence Technical School students, working with the nonprofit Second Chance Cars, this week presented a refurbished Toyota Prius to a disabled veteran and her family. The car was unveiled to the family of a fully disabled U.S. Navy veteran, Desire, whose four-year-old daughter Nivicari suffers from cystic fibrosis and congenital heart defects that required reconstruction of Nivicari’s heart. Automotive …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Police Plan Bowling Fundraiser March 27 to Support Relay for Life

Haverhill Police Plan Bowling Fundraiser March 27 to Support Relay for Life
Members of the Haverhill Police Department are planning a bowling fundraiser as part of the department’s participation in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. The Bowling Fundraiser takes place Sunday, March 27, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Academy Lanes, 725 S. Main St. Participation is open to all with admission of $20 per person at the door. The fee …

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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: Lisa Corr of the Crescent Yacht 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.

Saturday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • World News: Noon 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.
  • Gunsmoke: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Sunday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • Pulse on Health: There are more than 1,200 school-based health centers throughout the United States and 50 in Massachusetts alone. Learn about February being National School Based Health Center month by hearing Lisa Howe, nurse practitioner at the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center school-based health center at Greater Lawrence Technical High School. She talks about the services provided at the center, as well as how school-based health centers help lower absentee numbers in the schools where they are based.
  • 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.
  • Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Monday’s Radio Highlights

  • WIN for Breakfast: Local news, weather, traffic, sports and information. Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m. Guest: George Moriarty, acting president and CEO of the Greater Haverhill 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.
  • Suspense: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
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