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Haverhill City Council Meeting Takes on Aura of Awards Ceremony with Granting of Honors

Haverhill City Council Meeting Takes on Aura as Awards Ceremony with Granting of Honors
(Additional photograph below.) Tuesday’s City Council meeting was, in part, an awards ceremony for two Haverhill residents and three canines. Councilors took the opportunity to recognize two individuals for their service to the community and present citations from the City Council and Mayor James J. Fiorentini. David Habib, coach of the Haverhill Girls Softball League, was cited for his work …

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Regional News

Watershed Council Calls 2021 ‘Unfortunate Milestone’ for Merrimack, Plans Panel March 14

Watershed Council Calls 2021 ‘Unfortunate Milestone’ for Merrimack, Plans Panel March 14
Merrimack River Watershed Council says 2021 marked an “unfortunate milestone for the Merrimack River” with 822 million gallons of untreated sewage being discharged into it—the largest amount recorded in nearly a decade. The nonprofit protection and advocacy group is now inviting the public to learn more about these sewage releases, known as combined sewer overflows or CSOs. It plans an …

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Education

Northern Essex Community College and UMass Lowell are ‘pARTners’ in Art Show

Northern Essex Community College and UMass Lowell are ‘pARTners’ in Art Show
The Linda Hummel-Shea ArtSpace at Northern Essex Community College is featuring a full-scale exhibit for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The “pARTners” show is designed to celebrate the connections between Northern Essex and UMass Lowell. At least six professors from each school are contributing side by side works of art—one of a woman sitting reading a …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Exchange Club’s 20th Annual Rick Barry St. Patrick’s Day Celebration March 17

Haverhill Exchange Club’s 20th Annual Rick Barry St. Patrick’s Day Celebration March 17
The Exchange Club of Haverhill is having its 20th Annual Rick Barry St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with a breakfast buffet, networking and prizes. The event takes place Thursday, March 17, with doors opening at 7 a.m., and breakfast being served at 7:30, at Haverhill Country Club, 58 Brickett Lane, Haverhill. Tickets are $40 per person or $350 for a table …

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Salem Animal Rescue League Hosting Pot of Gold Raffle with $5,000 Grand Prize

Salem Animal Rescue League Hosting Pot of Gold Raffle with $5,000 Grand Prize
Salem Animal Rescue League is offering the chance for one lucky person to win $5,000 during its Pot of Gold raffle running until March 30. Tickets are $50 each and only 350 will be sold, meaning the odds of winning are 1 in 350 or even better for those purchasing multiple tickets. There are also early-bird drawings for $100 each …

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Business Bulletin

Greater Haverhill Chamber Names CNA Stores as February Business of the Month

Greater Haverhill Chamber Names CNA Stores as February Business of the Month
The Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce selected CNA Stores, a veteran-owned business, as its February Business of the Month. CNA, which stands for Completely Natural Alternative, is and adult-use cannabis retailer. Its Haverhill store opened during November 2020 at 558 River St. The business was started by veterans Robert DiFazio, who serves as CEO, and Billie Haggard. They both served …

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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: Donna LaMarre, mother of Griffin LaMarre of Haverhill, goaltender for the 2022 Paralympic Sled Hockey Team now competing in China.
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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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