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Haverhill Schools Update Mask, Social Media Policies; Maintain Public Use of Sports Facilities

Haverhill Schools Update Mask, Social Media Policies; Maintain Public Use of Sports Facilities
The Haverhill School Committee last week approved a number of policies governing facial masks and social media, while keeping in place current schedules for public use of sports facilities. Speaking for the Policy Subcommittee, School Committee member Gail M. Sullivan said keeping students safe and in the classroom during the pandemic remains the goal and, accordingly, recommended following established guidelines …

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I-495 Haverhill Bridge Project in Final Phase; Lanes Close This Week Partly for Ward Hill Overpass Work

I-495 Haverhill Bridge Project in Final Phase; Lanes Close This Week Partly for Ward Hill Overpass Work
The Interstate 495 twin bridge replacement and widening project in Haverhill is in its final phase with completion scheduled for June. Meanwhile, there are lane closings planned this week to allow truck access to the work area, continuing guardrail installation and begin moving materials in place for repair of the Ward Hill highway overpass. The left lane of the overpass …

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Regional News

Group Blames Roads and Speed for Pedestrian Deaths; Review Includes Methuen and Lawrence

Group Blames Roads and Speed for Pedestrian Deaths; Review Includes Methuen and Lawrence
An advocacy group pointed to speed limits and road design Friday as leading culprits in 2021 accidents that claimed pedestrian lives, including fatalities in Methuen, Lawrence and Newburyport. WalkBoston, a Massachusetts pedestrian advocacy organization, said Friday more than half of state incidents where pedestrians were killed in crashes last year took place in just a dozen communities. Among other findings, …

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U.S. Rep. Trahan, Back From Bipartisan Eastern Europe Visit, Says More U.S. Help is Needed

U.S. Rep. Trahan, Back From Bipartisan Eastern Europe Visit, Says More U.S. Help is Needed
Congresswoman Lori Trahan, who was part of a nearly weeklong bipartisan tour of allied nations bordering war-torn Ukraine, said Friday $13.6 billion in U.S. humanitarian and military assistance won’t be enough. Trahan and U.S. Rep. Stephen Lynch are members of the Massachusetts congressional delegation that returned Friday from a trip to Poland, Romania and Moldova, which included a step on …

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Education

Four Whittier Tech Seniors Receive State Seal of Biliteracy

Four Whittier Tech Seniors Receive State Seal of Biliteracy
Four seniors at Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School recently earned the Massachusetts State Seal of Biliteracy distinction in Spanish. They are Roberto Catuc Coc of Newbury, studying Electrical; Julio Diaz of Groveland, studying Electronics and Robotics; Jesus Infante Rodriguez of Haverhill, studying Marketing Education and Business Technology; and Nolan Macario, also of Haverhill, studying Electronics/Robotics. Superintendent Maureen Lynch said …

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Community Spotlight

MakeIT Haverhill Job Fair Tuesday Features Health, Production, Sales and More

MakeIT Haverhill Job Fair Tuesday Features Health, Production, Sales and More
Intercept Medical, Joseph’s Gourmet Pasta, Shawsheen Rubber, Amazon, Penacook Place, Sarah’s Place and Sympathy Care are among businesses meeting with job seekers tomorrow in Haverhill. MakeIT Haverhill is having another job fair Tuesday, March 29, from 4-7 p.m., at 301 Washington St., Haverhill. The fair enables meeting with local employers in a friendly environment where bi-lingual assistance is available for …

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Business Bulletin

Three Join Lawrence General Hospital Board of Trustees; Mancuso Becomes Chair

Three Join Lawrence General Hospital Board of Trustees; Mancuso Becomes Chair
Three new trustees, including former Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera, have joined the board of Lawrence General Hospital. Besides Rivera, new trustees are Carol L. Powers, chairperson for the Ethics Committee of the Regional Office of the Department of Developmental Services, and Shalimar Quiles, principal of the Oliver School in Lawrence. Mike Mancuso was also elevated to board chair. He succeeds …

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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: Haverhill Fire Department Deputy Eric Tarpy and Ruth’s House Executive Director Amy Smith-Boden.
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