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

Councilors Receive Completion Report and Praise Haverhill’s New Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Councilors Receive Completion Report and Praise Haverhill’s New Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Haverhill’s new Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Mill Brook Park has quickly become a treasured site for those seeking solace or closure from a war that ended almost 50 years ago. Ralph T. Basiliere, chairman of the Vietnam Veterans Ad Hoc Memorial Committee and a former U.S. Marine, told the City Council this week the memorial, officially dedicated on Sept. 11 …

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National Guard Helps Local Ambulance Co. by Responding to Non-Emergency Calls

National Guard Helps Local Ambulance Co. by Responding to Non-Emergency Calls
PrideStar EMS, which recently entered into an agreement to merge with Trinity EMS and maintain headquarters in Haverhill and Lowell, is receiving five Massachusetts National Guard personnel to provide non-emergency assistance. “Our emergency medical technicians and paramedics have served on the front lines of COVID-19 for nearly two years without respite,” said PrideStar founder and CEO David Daly “These additional …

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Merrimack Valley Chamber Plans Networking Mixer Jan. 4 at The Tap

Merrimack Valley Chamber Plans Networking Mixer Jan. 4 at The Tap
The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce is having its first business networking mixer of the new year in Haverhill. Chamber members meet next Tuesday, Jan. 4, from 5-7 p.m., at the Tap Restaurant and Brew Pub, 100 Washington St., in downtown Haverhill. There will be complimentary appetizers and business card drawings for door prizes. Admission is $10 for members and …

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Regional News

Hearing Takes Place on Plans to Widen and Improve Route 125 in Plaistow and Kingston, N.H.

Hearing Takes Place on Plans to Widen and Improve Route 125 in Plaistow and Kingston, N.H.
Plans to reconstruct and widen Route 125 in parts of Plaistow and Kingston, N.H., will be aired during an upcoming public hearing. The Special Committee, appointed by the governor and Executive Council, takes place Wednesday, Jan, 5, at 2 p.m., online and at the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, Room 114, 7 Hazen Drive, Concord, N.H., to discuss the project. …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Plans COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Two Days a Week During January

Haverhill Plans COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics Two Days a Week During January
The City of Haverhill is hosting COVID-19 vaccination clinics Fridays and Sundays during January. First, second and booster vaccines, including Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson/Janssen, are being administered. Clinics take place Fridays, noon-7 p.m., and Sundays, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., through the month of January, at the Citizens Center, 10 Welcome St., Haverhill. Pre-registration is recommended here at or by …

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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: Deborah Chiaravalloti, Holy Family Hospital.
  • 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.
  • Our Miss Brooks: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Friday’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.
  • DJ Chris on the Radio: Live, 6:10 p.m.
  • Couple Next Door: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
97.9 WHAV FM Wavelengths is sponsored by the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce
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