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Catch the Wave at 97.9 WHAV ♦ December 07, 2021
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Haverhill News

District Attorney’s Office Says 83-Year-old Man Was Sole Victim of Amtrak Collision in Haverhill

District Attorney’s Office Says 83-Year-old Man Was Sole Victim of Amtrak Collision in Haverhill
An 83-year-old man has been named the sole victim of an Amtrak passenger train collision Monday afternoon with a pickup truck on tracks nears Rosemont Street in Haverhill. Carrie Kimball, spokeswoman for Essex County District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett, did not name the man or confirm his community of residence, but said he was the driver of the silver truck …

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Haverhill Still Short of Private Snow Plowing Help, Plans to Raise Payments 10%

Haverhill Still Short of Private Snow Plowing Help, Plans to Raise Payments 10%
The City of Haverhill expects to continue running short of private snow plowing help because of a nationwide shortage of drivers, but seeks to be a bit more competitive in the rates it pays. Haverhill city councilors will formally receive an order tonight, asking the body to consider raising rates by 10%. As required by the city charter, the ordinance …

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Massachusetts Nears One Million Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Since Pandemic Start

Massachusetts Nears One Million Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Since Pandemic Start
Another 12,983 people in Massachusetts were newly confirmed to have COVID-19 over the Christmas holiday weekend, the Department of Public Health reported Monday. With a total of 993,038 confirmed COVID-19 cases identified since February 2020 and thousands of new cases reported daily over recent weeks, the state is on track to soon surpass a total of 1 million cumulative confirmed …

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Regional News

Groveland Seeks to Hire Assistant Town Clerk 10 Hours a Week

Groveland Seeks to Hire Assistant Town Clerk 10 Hours a Week
The Town of Groveland is seeking a qualified part-time assistant town clerk. The position, which reports to Town Clerk Elizabeth Cunniff, is 10 hours a week at $21 an hour with no benefits. The position provides comprehensive administrative and technical support to the town clerk’s office. In the absence of the clerk, the assistant also performs the duties, has the …

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Community Spotlight

Windrush Farm Offers Kathy Blanton Memorial and Mark Perry Memorial Scholarships

Windrush Farm Offers Kathy Blanton Memorial and Mark Perry Memorial Scholarships
Windrush Farm is offering new Kathy Blanton Memorial and Mark Perry Memorial scholarships for children and adults with disabilities. Scholarships make it possible for recipients to partake in a session of therapeutic horseback riding in the spring of 2022 at Windrush Farm on the North Andover/Boxford line. They are offered in memory of longtime Windrush rider Kathy Blanton and longtime, …

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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.
  • 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.
  • Haverhill City Council: Live. 7 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. Guest: Michael Bevilacqua of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce.
  • 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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