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Catch the Wave at 97.9 WHAV ♦ December 04, 2022
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Dear [subscriber:firstname | default:reader],

As someone who follows local news presented by 97.9 WHAV, you surely have noticed the growing number of important stories and events presented daily.

Whether it is pent up demand after two years of the pandemic or a new trend, the numbers of events and critical happenings also have grown substantially.

WHAV, Greater Haverhill’s only public radio station and nonprofit local news service, seeks to keep you abreast of what’s happening, but your membership support is needed. If you’re not already a member, consider a monthly subscription by reviewing the many options here.
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Haverhill News

Haverhill Police Receive Council Praise for Heroes and Helpers Program, International Accreditation

Haverhill Police Receive Council Praise for Heroes and Helpers Program, International Accreditation
Some Haverhill children, who otherwise would not have had much to celebrate this past Christmas, were able to buy gifts for their families because of a program called Heroes and Helpers organized by the Haverhill Police and Fire Departments. The program identified kids who were living near the poverty level and, with the help of donations from a number of …

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Podcast: Merrimack River Watershed Council Seeks Input on Recreational Use of Waterway

Podcast: Merrimack River Watershed Council Seeks Input on Recreational Use of Waterway
The Merrimack River Watershed Council wants to know whether and how residents use the Merrimack River for recreational purposes. The organization, working with Boston University School of Public Health, is in the midst of conducting a survey, which Susie Bresney, of the Watershed Council, says has two goals. “One is to do a health risk assessment, which the folks at …

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Regional News

Rep. Mirra Says His Tuition Reimbursement Bill Could Help Prop Up Declining Police Ranks

Rep. Mirra Says His Tuition Reimbursement Bill Could Help Prop Up Declining Police Ranks
Legislators are weighing proposals to allow state government to pick up the student loan payments of anyone serving in law enforcement, part of an effort to recruit more young people into the field. “We are facing a shortage of law enforcement officers in this state, something that a lot of my police chiefs are saying could evolve into a public …

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Home Health VNA Promotes Finocchiaro to Clinical Director

Home Health VNA Promotes Finocchiaro to Clinical Director
Patricia Finocchiaro of North Andover has been promoted to clinical director of Home Health VNA, a unit of Lawrence-based Home Health Foundation. In her new role, Finocchiaro oversees the VNA clinical teams in offices located in Lawrence and Newburyport and Bedford and North Hampton, N.H. Currently practicing as a hospice triage nurse, Finocchiaro previously held other leadership roles including director …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Church Offers Free Screening of ‘God’s Not Dead: We the People’

Haverhill Church Offers Free Screening of ‘God’s Not Dead: We the People’
Changing Lives Christian Church in Haverhill is having a free movie night, featuring the film “God’s Not Dead: We the People.” The screening takes place Saturday, Jan. 15, 6 p.m., at the church, 17 Newcomb St., Haverhill. There will also be free popcorn, coffee and tea and pastries. For more information, call Pastor Craig Mattheson at 978-273-5100.

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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: Jenny Arndt of Haverhill Promise.
  • 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.

Thursday’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 Ryan of Paul Francis Bridal.
  • 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.
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