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Three Haverhill Councilors Like Downtown Development Elements, But Say More is Needed Before Vote

Three Haverhill Councilors Like Downtown Development Elements, But Say More is Needed Before Vote
Three Haverhill city councilors say there’s a lot to like about a proposed $160 million downtown redevelopment, but more negotiations, contingency planning and a list of conditions are needed to protect the city. Council President Timothy J. Jordan and Councilors John A. Michitson and Melissa J. Lewandowski made their own pitches Monday to delay tonight’s vote on the Lupoli Companies’ …

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Regional News

Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority Removes Fare Boxes and Ushers in Free Bus Service

Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority Removes Fare Boxes and Ushers in Free Bus Service
(Additional photograph below.) Federal, state and local officials were on hand as the last fare collection box was removed Monday morning from local buses, inaugurating free service. In fact, Merrimack Valley Regional Transit Authority passengers began enjoying free rides a day early as Administrator Noah S. Berger explained. “I said we were going to start going fare free March 1st, …

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Education

Northern Essex Returns to Traditional Commencement with Successful Grad as Speaker

Northern Essex Returns to Traditional Commencement with Successful Grad as Speaker
Northern Essex Community College return to tradition this spring with its 60th Annual Commencement Ceremony, complete with kilted bagpipers, featured commencement speaker and a reception with refreshments, music and photographic opportunities. The ceremony begins Saturday, May 14, at 11 a.m., under a 2,700-person tent on the Haverhill campus. For the past two years, Northern Essex had to dramatically change its …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill SEPAC Offers Kindergarten Readiness Program Online March 3

Haverhill SEPAC Offers Kindergarten Readiness Program Online March 3
The Haverhill Special Education Parent Advisory Council hosts a kindergarten readiness presentation this Thursday. Moody School Director Kristi-Lynn Craig will discuss the importance of preparing for kindergarten during an online meeting Thursday, March 3, at 6 p.m. Registration is required here. Craig explores the supports to help children transition to kindergarten. She is director at the Moody School locations on …

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Business Bulletin

Wellness Hot Yoga to Open at Haverhill’s Harbor Place This Friday

Wellness Hot Yoga to Open at Haverhill’s Harbor Place This Friday
Wellness Hot Yoga formally opens this Friday at Harbor Place in downtown Haverhill. As part of its grand opening, Wellness Hot Yoga plans a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, March 4, followed by an open house with light refreshments, from 2-4 p.m. On Saturday and Sunday mornings, March 5 and 6, there will be free yoga classes at 7:30, 9:30 and …

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