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Unknown Railroad Bridge Replacement Nearly Disrupts Plans for 290-Unit Bradford Project

Unknown Railroad Bridge Replacement Nearly Disrupts Plans for 290-Unit Bradford Project
Plans to improve automotive and pedestrian traffic in the area of a planned 290-unit apartment complex in Bradford known as “The Beck” recently ran into a speed bump that officials said this week can be ironed out. Plans to improve the complex intersection of South Elm Street, Railroad Avenue and Comeau Bridge ran into previously unknown plans to rebuild the …

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Haverhill Police Investigate Report of Shooting Near Swasey Field, Latest in Series Dating Back to 2016

Haverhill Police Investigate Report of Shooting Near Swasey Field, Latest in Series Dating Back to 2016
Haverhill Police say there were no injuries or property damage reported, but the department is investigating “a shots fired incident” that took place early Wednesday afternoon near Swasey Field. In a Tweet, the department’s method of issuing press releases, police said the apparent shooting took place Wednesday, March 16, at 12:37 p.m. There was no entry around that time appearing …

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State Says Rocks Village Drawbridge, between Haverhill and West Newbury, Must Remain Closed

State Says Rocks Village Drawbridge, between Haverhill and West Newbury, Must Remain Closed
The Rocks Village Drawbridge, between Haverhill and West Newbury, will remain closed until a repair plan is complete. The bridge was damaged when it was struck Thursday morning by an over height tractor trailer combination. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation said last night an initial inspection of the portion of the bridge where the crash occurred found “significant damage to …

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Updated: DA Identifies 60-Year-Old Woman Who Died in Two-Alarm, Pilling Street, Haverhill Fire

Updated: DA Identifies 60-Year-Old Woman Who Died in Two-Alarm, Pilling Street, Haverhill Fire
Third Update The 60-year-old woman who died in a Pilling Street, Haverhill, fire Wednesday night has been identified as Holly Quinn. Quinn was named Thursday afternoon by Carrie Kimball, spokeswoman for District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett. She died in a two-alarm fire at a six-apartment building at 40 Pilling St., Haverhill. Haverhill Fire Chief Robert M. O’Brien said Quinn was …

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Federal Judge Sentences Former Haverhill Man to 10 Years in Prison for Fentanyl Dealing

Federal Judge Sentences Former Haverhill Man to 10 Years in Prison for Fentanyl Dealing
A 30-year-old former Haverhill man was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison after being convicted of fentanyl distribution charges, but cleared of causing the death of a 26-year-old man. Bernardito Carvajal, a Dominican national, was sentenced by U.S. Senior District Court Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. Besides prison, he was sentenced to three years of supervised release. Last Nov. …

Sections: Crime, Haverhill

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Regional News

Biden Taps Former State Rep. Juana Matias as HUD New England Regional Administrator

Biden Taps Former State Rep. Juana Matias as HUD New England Regional Administrator
Former Lawrence state Rep. Juana Matias, who grew up in Haverhill, was chosen Thursday by President Joe Biden to serve as the New England regional administrator of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Matias represented Lawrence in the Massachusetts House for the 2017-2018 session. She has been leading MassINC as its COO since January 2019, after she gave …

Sections: Haverhill, Region, State House News

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Police Take On Boston Bruins Alumni April 2

Haverhill Police Take On Boston Bruins Alumni April 2
Haverhill police officers are playing hockey with Boston Bruins Alumni to raise money for the Haverhill Police Relief Association Death/Disability Fund. The match takes place Saturday, April 2, at 2 p.m., at Veterans Memorial Skating Rink, 137 Monument St., Haverhill. Tickets are $20 per adult and $15 for children under 12 and may be purchased at the police station lobby …

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Today’s Radio Highlights

  • WIN for Breakfast: Local news, weather, traffic, sports and information. Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m. Guests: Haverhill Police Sgt. James Keenan discusses upcoming Haverhill Police/Bruins Alumni game and Laurie Cantwell of the Haverhill Lions Club.
  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Local News: Every half hour from 6-9 a.m., hourly 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every half hour from 3-6 p.m.
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • 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.
  • All Request Friday Night: Chris Porter, live, 6:15 p.m. Call 978-374-1900.
  • Couple Next Door: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Saturday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • World News: Noon and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: Today in Massachusetts history, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Gunsmoke: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Sunday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • Pulse on Health: Every 107 seconds, someone in America is sexually assaulted. With April being Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, we figured we’d take the time to talk with Arelis Huertas, director of Community Based Domestic and Sexual Violence Program from the YWCA Northeastern Massachusetts to talk about sexual assault in our community.
  • World News: Noon, 6 and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: Today in Massachusetts history, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Monday’s Radio Highlights

  • WIN for Breakfast: Local news, weather, traffic, sports and information. Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m. Guests: Rep. Christina Minicucci and Alex Bromberg, founder of Kindness Collaborative.
  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Local News: Every half hour from 6-9 a.m., hourly 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every half hour from 3-6 p.m.
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • 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.
  • Suspense: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
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