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Haverhill News

Haverhill Councilors Back Giving COVID-19 Relief Aid to City Veterans’ Groups

Haverhill Councilors back Giving COVID-19 Relief Aid to City Veterans’ Groups
Haverhill veterans’ groups are looking for help to offset money lost due to COVID-19. Veterans of Foreign Wars Lorraine Post 29 Junior Commander Keith Gopsill told city councilors Tuesday the groups require federal relief aid to make ends meet. “It would help with the various insurances, utilities, required bonds, and we think that with the assistance, it will allow us …

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Gov. Baker Nominates Joss to Fill Vacancy Left by Haverhill District Court Judge Dowling

Gov. Baker Nominates Joss to Fill Vacancy Left by Haverhill District Court Judge Dowling
Sarah Joss, who served 11 years under Attorneys General Tom Reilly and Martha Coakley, has been tapped to fill a vacancy left by Haverhill District Court Judge Patricia Dowling two years ago. In his first new nominations of 2022, Gov. Charlie Baker also named Kristen Stone, who served two years under Attorney General Maura Healey, for nomination to the District …

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Essex County District Attorney Blodgett Rules Out Sixth Term; Gave 2019 Groveland Press Conference

Essex County District Attorney Blodgett Rules Out Sixth Term; Gave 2019 Groveland Press Conference
Essex County District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett, who has served two decades, said Wednesday he does not plan to seek re-election later this year. Blodgett, a Peabody Democrat who has run unopposed in every election since he first claimed his seat with 50% of the vote in a 2002 primary, said his decision came after “considerable thought and discussion with …

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Regional News

West Newbury Open Burning Permits Available; Residents Urged to Apply Online

West Newbury Open Burning Permits Available; Residents Urged to Apply Online
West Newbury residents may now apply for open burning permits. Fire Chief Michael Dwyer said residents may apply online through the “Pay Bills” portal on the town’s website as well as in-person at the West Newbury Public Safety Building, 401 Main St. Though residents will be able to apply for permits, open burning season does not start until Jan. 15. …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill Library Presents Online Talk About ‘Alaska’s National Parks’

Haverhill Library Presents Online Talk About ‘Alaska’s National Parks’
The Haverhill Public Library is having an online presentation focused on “Alaska’s National Parks.” Glenn Hart, of the Alaska Public Lands Information Center, gives the presentation Thursday Jan. 27, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. This program takes place on Zoom. Those registering will receive an email with the Zoom link on the day of the program. To register, visit haverhillpl.org and look …

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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.
  • 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. Guest: Rep. Andy X. Vargas.
  • 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.
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