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Haverhill News

Haverhill Council Considers Transfer from Disputed ‘Impact Fee’ Account to Pay for Student Surveys

Haverhill Council Considers Transfer from Disputed ‘Impact Fee’ Account to Pay for Student Surveys
Haverhill city councilors have an opportunity tonight to approve moving money to pay for an analysis of surveys of young people’s risk behaviors. Councilors consider two requests from Mayor James J. Fiorentini to transfer about $171,000 from the city’s “Cannabis Local Impact Fees Escrow” account as well as nearly $42,000 from the “Youth Activities/Mental Health Stabilization Fund. The proposals come …

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Haverhill Firefighters Use Tools to Free Occupant of Overturned Car; Separately Douse Car Fire

Haverhill Firefighters Use Tools to Free Occupant of Overturned Car; Separately Douse Car Fire
State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey is often quoted as saying “Today’s firefighters do far more than fight fires,” and Haverhill firefighters proved the point again with a rescue Saturday at the scene of an overturned car. Firefighters used special equipment to free a driver early Saturday afternoon on the Ward Hill Connector, near Route 125. Fire Chief Robert M. …

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Northern Essex Community College Professors Join with French Counterparts for Virtual Exchange

Northern Essex Community College Professors Join with French Counterparts for Virtual Exchange
Five Northern Essex Community College professors spent last fall creating partnerships with two French universities that will provide local students with a global experience without the need for travel. Professors Sheila Muller, Business; Emily Gonzalez, Anatomy and Physiology; Liliana Brand, Calculus II; Habib Maagoul, Differential Equations; and Lis Espinoza, American Literature II collaborated with French professors. They developed joint projects …

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Covanta’s Van Weelden Takes on Additional Leadership Role at Environmental Business Council

Covanta’s Van Weelden Takes on Additional Leadership Role at Environmental Business Council
The Environmental Business Council of New England has named Covanta’s Mark Van Weelden as chair of its Solid Waste Management Committee. EBC President and Executive Director Ann K. Gisinger said Van Weelden brings 30 years of waste management experience to this role and will lead the Committee in identifying regulatory and policy developments, innovative technologies and business development opportunities for …

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Regional News

Wilmington Woman, 68, Dies When Haverhill Train Strikes Car She Was Driving Sunday

Wilmington Woman, 68, Dies When Haverhill Train Strikes Car She Was Driving Sunday
A 68-year-old Wilmington woman was killed Sunday night when the car she was driving was struck by a Haverhill line train. An investigation suggests Roberta Sausville was driving alone just before 6 p.m., eastbound on Middlesex Avenue in Wilmington, when an inbound Haverhill train struck the driver’s side of her car near the North Wilmington MBTA Station, according to Middlesex …

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Community Spotlight

Wildflower Montessori Preschools and Toddler Program Offer Information Sessions

Wildflower Montessori Preschools and Toddler Program Offer Information Sessions
Local Wildflower Montessori preschools, Marigold and Wisteria, as well as the newly opened toddler program, Snowdrop Montessori, invite families to learn about the micro-schools at an upcoming information session. Snowdrop, Marigold and Wisteria Montessori Schools are part of the Wildflower network, described as “an ecosystem of decentralized Montessori micro-schools that support children, teachers and parents.” There are two options to …

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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: Brian Spies of Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE) and Michael Bevilacqua of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce.
  • 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.
  • Haverhill City Council: 7 p.m. Live.
  • Lights Out: 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Wednesday’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: Congresswoman Lori Trahan and Eunice Zeigler of the YWCA.
  • 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.
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