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Catch the Wave at 97.9 WHAV ♦ December 04, 2021
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Haverhill News

Haverhill Residents May Soon Enjoy New Walking Trails with the Convenience of Downloadable Maps

Haverhill Residents May Soon Enjoy New Walking Trails with the Convenience of Downloadable Maps
Haverhill residents may soon enjoy a new set of walking trails, complete with signage and downloadable maps, covering 22.5 acres of agricultural land the city is in the process of buying at 97 Corliss Hill Road. The Haverhill Conservation Commission recently gave its sign off to plans to protect the property once Essex County Greenbelt Association and the city take …

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Arndt Recreates Former Cogswell School in Gingerbread to Support ArtSpace Fundraising Effort

Arndt Recreates Former Cogswell School in Gingerbread to Support ArtSpace Fundraising Effort
A local artist has taken on a holiday challenge every year since 2017 to not only create an elaborate gingerbread house, but to bring attention to good causes. This year, Jenny Arndt chose to create a “decked out” gingerbread replica of the former George F. Cogswell School in Bradford, while highlighting the fundraising campaign to redevelop the building into Cogswell …

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Gourmet House Asian Cuisine Opens in Central Square, Bradford

Gourmet House Asian Cuisine Opens in Central Square, Bradford
Haverhill’s newest Asian restaurant formally opened last week in Central Square, Bradford. Gourmet House Asian Cuisine, 115 S. Main St., was opened by owners Lucy Lu and Youjuan Lu. The restaurant is open every day, but Tuesdays, with dine in, takeout and delivery. The menu includes a number of “Three Delights” packages including chicken, beef and jumbo shrimp in garlic …

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Regional News

Congressional Gold Medal to be Posthumously Awarded to Marine Corp Sgt. Pichardo and 12 Others

Congressional Gold Medal to be Posthumously Awarded to Marine Corp Sgt. Pichardo and 12 Others
A Congressional Gold Medal is being posthumously awarded to Marine Corp Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo of Lawrence and a dozen other U.S. servicemembers killed in an August bombing at the Hamid Karzai Airport in Afghanistan. President Joe Biden signed the bipartisan legislation last week. It was cosponsored by 325 members of the House, including Congresswoman Lori Trahan, and was shepherded …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill’s Whittier Birthplace Features Online Talk Dec. 23 by West Newbury Beekeeper

Haverhill’s Whittier Birthplace Features Online Talk Dec. 23 by West Newbury Beekeeper
Haverhill’s Whittier Birthplace continues its virtual lecture series this week with Dr. William Hamilton of Black Birch Farm Apiaries discussing “the history and practice of beekeeping.” Hamilton has been keeping bees for more than 50 years in locations across the U.S. and owns and operates Black Birch Farm Apiaries in West Newbury. He completed his graduate level work on honey …

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Radio Listings

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. Guest: Michael Thompson of SCORE.
  • 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.
  • Lights Out: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Wednesday’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: Eunice Zeigler of the YWCA and Janice Stillman, editor, “Old Farmer’s Almanac.”
  • 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.
  • Great Gildersleeve: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
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