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Podcast: Private Grant Allows Haverhill High Students to Complete Associate Degrees for Free

Podcast: Private Grant Allows Haverhill High Students to Complete Associate Degrees for Free
Haverhill High School students in the Early College program at Northern Essex Community College have an opportunity to earn associate degrees for free. Haverhill High School Principal Jason Meland, a recent guest on WHAV’s morning program, explains tuition is paid by the Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation. The Newton, Mass.-based foundation awarded a $250,000 grant to launch the Promise …

Sections: Education, Haverhill, What's On?

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I-495 Construction Update: One Northbound Lane Closes Four Days Week of Feb. 28

I-495 Construction Update: One Northbound Lane Closes Four Days Week of Feb. 28
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says there will be a daytime lane closing most of the week of Feb. 28 along Interstate-495 north in Haverhill as part of the Twin Bridge Replacement Project. The single left lane closing takes place on I-495 north, between exits 106 and 107, starting Monday, Feb. 28, and continuing through Thursday, March 3, from 6 …

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Haverhill Democrats Meet Saturday Online to Elect Delegates to State Convention in Worcester

Haverhill Democrats Meet Saturday Online to Elect Delegates to State Convention in Worcester
Haverhill Democrats are meeting online this Saturday to elect delegates and alternates to this spring’s 2022 Massachusetts Democratic State Convention in Worcester. Haverhill is sending 32 delegates and 28 alternates. The 2022 Convention will be a hybrid convention, with in-person proceedings taking place alongside virtual participation options on Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4, at the DCU Center in …

Sections: Election Central, Haverhill

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Education

Sneak Preview: Pentucket Regional’s New Middle, High Schools 70% Complete

Sneak Preview: Pentucket Regional’s New Middle, High Schools 70% Complete
Pentucket Regional School District’s new middle and high schools are about 70% complete and should be ready for the start of the next school year. A centerpiece of the new school will be the 600-seat Performing Arts Center, which will support the district’s signature arts and music programs and serve as a gathering place for community programs and activities. “This …

Sections: Education, Region

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Library Presents ‘How Money Works’ at In-Person Workshop March 3

Haverhill Library Presents ‘How Money Works’ at In-Person Workshop March 3
“How Money Works” is the subject of an in-person financial planning workshop this week at the Haverhill Public Library. James Fauci, regional leader at PFS Investments, speaks Thursday, March 3, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., in the library auditorium, 99 Main St., Haverhill. To protect patrons and staff, the library requires masks for all patrons ages two or older, regardless of vaccination …

Sections: Community Spotlight, Haverhill

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Business Bulletin

Local Auto Body Shops Protest Lowest in the Nation Insurance Reimbursements

Local Auto Body Shops Protest Lowest in the Nation Insurance Reimbursements
Several local auto body shops are among more dozens statewide to protest, what they call, “unsustainably low reimbursement rates that were artificially set by insurance companies.” The shops say the $40-per-hour reimbursement rate is the lowest in the nation and force many consumers to pay the difference out of pocket. David Brown, DeLuca Auto Group, Haverhill; Jeff White, North Andover …

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Obituaries

Roland E. Plourde, a Major Force Behind Annual VFW Santa Parades in Haverhill, Dies at 69

Roland E. Plourde, a Major Force Behind Annual VFW Santa Parades in Haverhill, Dies at 69
Roland E. Plourde, 69, husband of Jody (Chisnall) Plourde, of Plaistow, N.H., formerly of Haverhill, passed away Friday at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen after being stricken suddenly at his residence. Born in Methuen, he was the son of the late Roland C. and Therese (Proulx) Plourde. Raised and educated in Haverhill, he attended St. Joseph Grammar School and was …

Sections: Haverhill, Obituaries

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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: George Moriarty, acting president and CEO of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, and Haverhill school Superintendent Margaret Marotta.
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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.
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