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City Desk

Council Again Considers Parking Space Resolution for 1 Water St. Apartments; Sends to Committee

Council Again Considers Parking Space Resolution for 1 Water St. Apartments; Sends to Committee
The Haverhill City Council this week took another swing at finding paid public parking for residents of Atherton Apartments downtown, but discovered resolution could be years away Residents of the property at 1 Water St. have complained they are not allowed to buy parking permits for the Herbert H. Goecke Jr. Memorial Parking Deck because their building is not considered …

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Regional News

State Delivers $1.5 Million Grant to North Andover’s 6K to Advance UniMelt System

State Delivers $1.5 Million Grant to North Andover’s 6K to Advance UniMelt System
North Andover’s 6K is the recipient of a $1.5 million grant that will help the company recycle scrap materials and transform them into premium metal powder used in 3D printing. The grant, officially awarded during a ceremony Thursday at 6K’s new battery material production plant, comes from the Massachusetts Manufacturing Innovation Initiative. On hand were Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and …

Sections: Region, State House News

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Education

Podcast: J. G. Whittier School Talent Show Today Helps Pay for Upcoming Moana JR.

Podcast: J. G. Whittier School Talent Show Today Helps Pay for Upcoming Moana JR.
Haverhill’s John Greenleaf Whittier School Drama Club is preparing for its upcoming production of Disney’s Moana JR. in June, but the club must raise money first with donations and its fourth annual talent show this afternoon, April 8. J.G. Whittier music and drama teacher Bobby Gariepy appeared live over WHAV last week, talking about the talent show taking place at …

Sections: Education, Haverhill, What's On?

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Community Spotlight

Easter Basket Drive Seeks Donors to Help 50 Needy Children

Easter Basket Drive Seeks Donors to Help 50 Needy Children
Giving Easter baskets to 50 needy children is the goal of Ann Coughlin who is working with Emmaus, Sacred Hearts Parish and All Saints Parish. Coughlin said the baskets will be filled with Discovery Toys and books, designed for healthy learning and development; candy; and dental supplies. Baskets may be sponsored for $30 each. Checks may be made out to …

Sections: Community Spotlight

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Business Bulletin

Open Registration Saturday for Free Haverhill Computer Classes in Spanish and English

Open Registration Saturday for Free Haverhill Computer Classes in Spanish and English
MakeIT Haverhill is holding open registration tomorrow for two free computer training courses offered to Haverhill residents only. As a bonus, successful graduates will receive a computer and internet access. Courses are Computer Basics, covering email, internet browsing, cybersecurity and job search tools, and Introduction to Computer Business Skills, covering financial tools, online marketing and other business startup skills. Computer …

Sections: Business Bulletin, Haverhill

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  • 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.
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  • 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.

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  • 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, the show takes the time to talk with Arelis Huertas, director of Community Based Domestic and Sexual Violence Program from 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.

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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 High School Principal Jason Meland and Rep. Lenny Mirra.
  • 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.
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