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School Superintendent Opens Annex Office at Haverhill High to Support Students and Staff

School Superintendent Opens Annex Office at Haverhill High to Support Students and Staff
Haverhill School Superintendent Margaret Marotta has established an “annex” office at Haverhill High School. Marotta told WHAV Friday the administration has considered adding such an office for some time, but moved forward Friday after a two-student fight the day before. “Yesterday’s incident really sparked the need for sustained changes. We want to support the staff, the students and administration in …

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‘Welcome Back’ Earth Day Clean Up in Haverhill Set for April 23

‘Welcome Back’ Earth Day Clean Up in Haverhill Set for April 23
Haverhill’s volunteer-driven annual Earth Day Citywide Clean Up is set for Saturday, April 23, with free t-shirts and the raffling of two bicycles for early bird registration. Called the “Welcome Back Clean Up,” it takes place Saturday, April 23, from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., with volunteers meeting at the Citizen’s Center 10 Welcome St., before moving on to designated sites. People …

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Veras Becomes Diversity Chair of Haverhill Republican Committee

Veras Becomes Diversity Chair of Haverhill Republican Committee
The Haverhill Republican Committee recently named Alex Veras as its diversity chair. Jeralyn Levasseur, chair of the Haverhill Republican Committee, said the goal is to “bring depth to our committee by reaching out to our distinctive ethnic groups here in Haverhill.” “Alex will help us create an all-encompassing environment that fully harnesses the benefits of a diverse Committee. We will …

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I-495 Construction Update: Lanes Close Daytimes This Week

I-495 Construction Update: Lanes Close Daytimes This Week
There will be various daytime lane closings this week along portions of Interstate 495 in Haverhill. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation said closings in both directions of the highway, between exits 106, Ward Hill, and 107, River Street, are needed to allow trucks to enter and exit the work area of the twin bridge replacement project as well as for …

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Regional News

Legislative Committee Hears Groveland’s Petition Tuesday to End Finance and Budget Department

Legislative Committee Hears Groveland’s Petition Tuesday to End Finance and Budget Department
The next step in the evolution of Groveland government takes place Tuesday when a legislative committee takes up the town’s home rule petition to eliminate the department of finance and budget. The Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government hears Groveland’s petition, as presented by Sen. Bruce E. Tarr, during a meeting tomorrow, at 1 p.m., online. The bill would …

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No Injuries at Two-Alarm Plaistow, N.H., Apartment Building Fire

No Injuries at Two-Alarm Plaistow, N.H., Apartment Building Fire
There were no injuries reported during a two-alarm fire Sunday afternoon at a Plaistow, N.H., apartment building. Plaistow Fire Department said the fire was under control within 24-minutes of the 2 p.m. 911 call at 6 Barker St., Plaistow, N.H. Several pets were also rescued. Investigators said the preliminary cause of the fire appears to be electrical. Officials said Plaistow …

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Lawrence Family Medicine Residency Fills 12 Physician Slots During ‘Match Day’

Lawrence Family Medicine Residency Fills 12 Physician Slots During ‘Match Day’
The Lawrence Family Medicine Residency, associated with Greater Lawrence Family Health Center, filled all 12 of its resident physician slots in March through the National Resident Matching Program. This was the first “Match Day” since the program was awarded a grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration that allows it to expand its four-year program to 48 doctors, …

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Community Spotlight

Meals on Wheels Looking for Delivery Drivers Limited Hours One to Five Days a Week

Meals on Wheels Looking for Delivery Drivers Limited Hours One to Five Days a Week
Meals on Wheels is looking for drivers to deliver food to older adults in Haverhill and other Merrimack Valley towns. Officials of AgeSpan, which administers Meals on Wheels locally, say more than half of recipients live alone and, for many of them, the delivery person is often the only person they will see that day. “The pandemic has been especially …

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Business Bulletin

Uptack Plumbing, Heating and Cooling of Haverhill and Groveland’s Stark & Cronk Join Forces

Uptack Plumbing, Heating and Cooling of Haverhill and Groveland’s Stark & Cronk Join Forces
Uptack Plumbing, Heating and Cooling of Haverhill and Stark & Cronk of Groveland are joining forces—bringing two, third-generation companies together. As part of the arrangement, Stark & Cronk’s team, including Gregory W. Stark Jr., have moved to Uptack’s building at 32 Rochambault St., Haverhill Leonard Hall established Uptack in 1982 on Uptack Road in Groveland and moved the business 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: Patricia Graham, Haverhill Firefighting Museum, and Haverhill school Superintendent Margaret Marotta.
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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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