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Haverhill News

Methuen’s Eunice Zeigler Launches Bid for New Lawrence, Haverhill, Methuen State Senate Seat

Methuen’s Eunice Zeigler Launches Bid for New Lawrence, Haverhill, Methuen State Senate Seat
Methuen City Councilor Eunice Zeigler is launching her campaign for the newly drawn Lawrence, Haverhill and Methuen state senate seat. Zeigler, who currently represents Methuen’s East District, plans to formally launch her campaign during an online event Thursday, Feb. 3. In a release today, she cited her work in finance in the Gateway cities of Haverhill and Lowell, noting she …

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Haverhill School Nurses, Overwhelmed by COVID-19 Duties, Fear Results and Beg for Relief

Haverhill School Nurses, Overwhelmed by COVID-19 Duties, Fear Results and Beg for Relief
School nurses say they are overwhelmed and becoming burned out as a result of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Tiffany Ann Bell, a family engagement nurse, addressed the Haverhill School Committee Thursday saying she and her fellow nurses need some kind of relief. “Our nurses are exhausted. We’re losing them. They’re getting ill. They are physically ill. They’re mentally exhausted. …

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Merrimack Valley Planning Commission Wins Grant to Help Cities Meet Stormwater Rules

Merrimack Valley Planning Commission Wins Grant to Help Cities Meet Stormwater Rules
Merrimack Valley Planning Commission is one of five regional organizations across the state to receive a state grant help communities meet stormwater management requirements. The Haverhill-based Commission was awarded $65,000 after being selected by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. It will collaborate with Greenscapes North Shore Coalition, which includes the Ipswich River Watershed Association and Salem Sound Coastwatch, to …

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I-495 Construction Update: Daytime Lane Closings Next Week to Remove Temporary Structures

I-495 Construction Update: Daytime Lane Closings Next Week to Remove Temporary Structures
Removal of temporary structures used during the recent construction of twin Interstate 495 bridges mean daytime lane closings in Haverhill next week. A single left lane closes on I-495 north, between exits 106 and 107, on Monday, Jan. 17, through Wednesday, Jan. 19, from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. each day. The closings allow trucks to enter and exit the work zone …

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Regional News

Regional Collaborative Provides Vaccinations for All Eligible Groups Every Monday in January

Regional Collaborative Provides Vaccinations for All Eligible Groups Every Monday in January
The Lower Merrimack Valley Regional Collaborative is continuing a series of community COVID-19 vaccination clinics every Monday this month. The Coalition, comprised of Amesbury, Georgetown, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury and West Newbury, is administering first, second and booster doses of all vaccines to all eligible age groups. Clinics take place Mondays, Jan. 17, 24 and 31, from 5-8 …

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Community Spotlight

Haverhill’s Museum of Printing Offers The Covid Chronicles and More Saturday

Haverhill’s Museum of Printing Offers The Covid Chronicles and More Saturday
Haverhill’s Museum of Printing is displaying prints by members of The Boston Printmakers every Saturday this month. Portfolio presentations take place tomorrow, Jan. 15, from 10:30 a.m.-noon by Full Tilt Print Studio of Dedham and Susan Denniston prints and Julia Luteran with metal solar plates inspired by Cerulean Shadow and VuTubes The Covid Chronicles by Ellen Shattuck Pierce is presented …

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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. Guests: Rep. Andy X. Vargas and Melissa Allen, Haverhill High School Drama Club advisor.
  • 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.

Saturday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • World News: Noon and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: Today in Massachusetts history, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Gunsmoke: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Sunday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • Pulse on Health: Between Coronavirus and the implementation of a new Electronic Medical Records system, Dr. Guy Fish has been busy during his first six months at the helm of Greater Lawrence Family Health Center as president and CEO. This episode looks back on the past half year in community health and some of the goals Dr. Fish has in mind for the second half of the year, and beyond.
  • World News: Noon, 6 and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: Today in Massachusetts history, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Monday’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. Christina Minicucci.
  • 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.
  • Suspense: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
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