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Haverhill News

Consultant Says Hundreds of Student Records Breached During Last April’s Haverhill Cyberattack

Consultant Says Hundreds of Student Records Breached During Last April’s Haverhill Cyberattack
Hundreds of Haverhill student records breached during last April’s cyberattack on the city’s public schools. School Superintendent Margaret Marotta made the revelation at Thursday’s School Committee meeting, explaining the school administration contacted a cybersecurity company to check what damage occurred and to make certain the system was once again secure. Marotta said the firm reported back on Dec. 28, noting …

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Haverhill Firefighters Douse Minibus Fire on I-495 Sunday; Spilled Fuel, Presence of Propane Trigger Fear

Haverhill Firefighters Douse Minibus Fire on I-495 Sunday; Spilled Fuel, Presence of Propane Trigger Fear
Updated. Haverhill firefighters extinguished a fire that “heavily involved” a minibus late Sunday morning on Interstate 495 north, near Main Street, in Haverhill. No injuries were reported, but first responders called out just after 11:30 a.m. cited concerns about the bus’s ruptured fuel tank, which reportedly spilled up to 50 gallons, and the presence of a propane tank on the …

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Haverhill Conservation Commission Re-elects Leadership

Haverhill Conservation Commission Re-elects Leadership
The Haverhill Conservation Commission re-elected its leadership during the board’s annual reorganization last Thursday. Harmony Wilson was elected to her third term as chairperson, while Ralph T. Basiliere was re-elected as vice chair and community affairs liaison and Thomas Wylie as clerk. Following the meeting, Basiliere lauded Harmony’s leadership during a difficult few years. “Tonight’s vote confirms the Commission’s confidence …

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McAuliffe and Chipman to be Inducted into Northern Essex Community College’s Hall of Fame

McAuliffe and Chipman to be Inducted into Northern Essex Community College’s Hall of Fame
Former baseball standout Ryan McAuliffe and national qualifying golf student-athlete Sean Chipman will be inducted into the Northern Essex Community College’s athletic Hall of Fame during a March 1 ceremony. It will be a joint induction ceremony with class of 2020 inductees that includes the 2000-01 national semi-finalist women’s basketball team and former men’s basketball coach Mike Rowinski. The 2020 …

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Regional News

Plaistow, N.H., Residents May Update Voting Rolls or Register Tuesday Night

Plaistow, N.H., Residents May Update Voting Rolls or Register Tuesday Night
Existing Plaistow, N.H., voters who need to update information and new voters seeking to register have an opportunity tomorrow when the Supervisors of the Checklist are in session. The supervisors meet Tuesday, Jan 18, from 7-7:30 p.m., at Plaistow Town Hall, 145 Main St., Plaistow, N.H. The voter checklist includes names, addresses and party affiliation. Current registered voters are advised …

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Community Spotlight

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Haverhill Seek Donor to Match $25,000 ‘Back-a-Kid’ Grant

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Haverhill Seek Donor to Match $25,000 ‘Back-a-Kid’ Grant
The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Haverhill faces a March 1 challenge deadline to raise $25,000 for its “Back-a-Kid Fund,” which will be matched in full by the Amelia Peabody Foundation. Bradford RF Sales of North Andover kicked off the drive, donating $5,000. Bradford RF Sales President/Owner Mike Crittenden, Vice President Michael Wholley, Regional Sales Manager Garrett Lynch and …

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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: 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.

Tuesday’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.
  • Lights Out: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
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