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Haverhill Council Sends Charter Change Petition to State Legislature for Passage; Seeks Ward Elections

Haverhill Council Sends Charter Change Petition to State Legislature for Passage; Seeks Ward Elections
After more than two years of discussion by the City Council, mayor and the public, the Haverhill City Council spent less than a minute last night approving a proposal to amend the city charter providing for the election of city councilors and School Committee members primarily by wards rather than the current system where all are elected on an at-large …

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Haverhill, Area Communities and Schools Receive Cybersecurity Awareness Training Grants

Haverhill, Area Communities and Schools Receive Cybersecurity Awareness Training Grants
(More photographs below.) Employees of the City of Haverhill, its public schools and Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School will receive state-paid training in how to avoid outside attacks on computer systems. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, serving as acting governor, told leaders from around the state gathered Tuesday in Haverhill City Hall why the Municipal Cybersecurity Awareness Grant Program is …

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Regional News

North Andover Republican Town Committee Plans Spring Fling with Diehl, Doughty and Others

North Andover Republican Town Committee Plans Spring Fling with Diehl, Doughty and Others
The North Andover Republican Town Committee hosts its annual Spring Fling next Tuesday with Republican candidates for governor Geoff Diehl and Chris Doughty, among others. Other Republican candidates include Kate Campanale, lieutenant governor; Jay McMahon attorney general; Rayla Campbell, secretary of state; Bob May, 6th Congressional District; Ken Gray, 2nd Essex and Middlesex District state senate; and Joe Finn, 14th …

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Education

Rep. Campbell, Author of Civics Legislation, Addresses Mass. Civic Learning Week Today

Rep. Campbell, Author of Civics Legislation, Addresses Mass. Civic Learning Week Today
State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell joins state Sen. Jason Lewis during an online discussion this afternoon with students, teachers and administrators to highlight the impact of the state’s civics education law passed in 2018. The talk, which takes place from 4:15-5, is part of the Massachusetts Civic Learning Coalition’s Massachusetts Civic Learning Week 2022. This year centers on the theme …

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Community Spotlight

Parakh Oil Paintings on Display March and April at Haverhill UMass Lowell iHub

Parakh Oil Paintings on Display March and April at Haverhill UMass Lowell iHub
Garima Parakh is the featured member artist of the Greater Haverhill Arts Association for March and April. Her oil paintings, featuring landscapes and still lifes are on display in the Art Niche at UMass Lowell’s iHub at Harbor Place, 2 Merrimack St., Haverhill. The Art Niche is open to the public during regular iHub hours.

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Business Bulletin

DiZoglio, Finegold, Kennedy and Tarr Address Merrimack Valley Chamber Breakfast March 25

DiZoglio, Finegold, Kennedy and Tarr Address Merrimack Valley Chamber Breakfast March 25
State Sens. Diana DiZoglio, Barry R. Finegold, Edward Kennedy and Bruce Tarr provide a report on the Massachusetts economy when the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual State Senate Breakfast Forum. The talk will be moderated by Chamber Chairman and former Lawrence Mayor Michael Sullivan. The breakfast takes place Friday, March 25, from 7:30-9 a.m., at Salvatore’s at …

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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: Deborah Chiaravalloti, Holy Family Hospital, and Veterans Northeast Outreach Center Executive Director Scott Forbes.
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  • 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.
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