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Council Votes Tuesday Night to Adopt Haverhill City Council, School Committee Elections Mostly by Ward

Council Votes Tuesday Night to Adopt Haverhill City Council, School Committee Elections Mostly by Ward
A plan to ask the state legislature to mandate election of the City Council and School Committee mostly by wards moves forward Tuesday, more than two years after the issue gained new momentum and four months after Haverhill voters favored it. Councilors are scheduled to vote on a plan recommended in January by the Mayor’s Task Force on Ward City …

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Haverhill Health Board Creates Permit Process for Keeping Some Farm Animals as Pets

Haverhill Health Board Creates Permit Process for Keeping Some Farm Animals as Pets
Beginning next week, Haverhill residents will be able to seek a permit keep chickens and maybe some other farm animals as pets. The Haverhill Board of Health begins accepting applications from residents who wish to keep one or more animals as part of, what the board called, “the growing national trend for responsible, small scale agricultural protection.” Health Board Chairman …

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Haverhill Begins Offering Free Legal Assistance for City Veterans Starting Wednesday

Haverhill Begins Offering Free Legal Assistance for City Veterans Starting Wednesday
Haverhill military veterans may now take advantage of free legal help. The city’s Veterans Services Office begin offering an “attorney-of-the-day” once a month beginning this Wednesday, March 9. “It’s very common for vets to have legal questions about a situation and they don’t know what to do or if they have a case,” said Interim Veterans Services Director Ralph T. …

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I-495 Construction Update: Daytime Lane Closings Week of March 7 for Guardrail Installation

I-495 Construction Update: Daytime Lane Closings Week of March 7 for Guardrail Installation
The Massachusetts Department of Transportation says there will be daytime lane closings on Interstate 495 north and south, between Ward Hill and River Street, for guardrail installation. A single left lane closes on I-495 north, between exits 106 and 107, from Monday, March 7, until Thursday, March 10, from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. each day. On the southbound side, a single …

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Regional News

Vlasuk is First Woman Selected to Lead Newburyport Health Dept.

Vlasuk is First Woman Selected to Lead Newburyport Health Dept.
Laura Vlasuk, who most recently worked for the Town Andover and previously served as a as consultant to the North Andover Board of Health, has been named as Newburyport’s health director. Vlasuk, appointed by Mayor Sean Reardon, was overseeing the Healthy Communities Tobacco Control Program, which serves Billerica, Dracut, Newbury, Newburyport, North Reading and Salisbury. She is the first woman …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Exchange Club Again Offers College Scholarships; March and April Deadlines

Haverhill Exchange Club Again Offers College Scholarships; March and April Deadlines
The Haverhill Exchange Club is again offering scholarships for graduating high school students from across the region. The ACE (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) and Youth of the Year Awards and Maggie Rosinski Teaching and Book of Golden Deeds Scholarships with deadlines in March and April. Awards are granted to seniors of Haverhill High School, Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High …

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Obituaries

Visiting Hours and Law Enforcement Walk By Tuesday for Fallen State Trooper Tamar Bucci

Visiting Hours and Law Enforcement Walk By Tuesday for Fallen State Trooper Tamar Bucci
Tamar Anoush Bucci, Massachusetts State Trooper, gave her life in the line of duty on March 4, while helping a disabled vehicle. Bucci was pronounced deceased at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston where family and thousands of members of law enforcement gathered to support their fallen sister. Bucci was born on March 2, 1988 in Melrose, and was raised in …

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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 Boys and Girls Club of Greater Haverhill Executive Director Javier Bristol.
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