Two people are confirmed dead after an apparent shooting in Haverhill late Sunday afternoon. In a joint release from Essex County District Attorney Paul F. Tucker and Haverhill Police Chief Robert P. Pistone, said “A male and female were found fatally shot inside a residence on Broadway.” Tucker’s office said Haverhill Police received a call to check the well-being of residents at approximately 5:43 p.m.
“Responding officers found a male and female deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. Their identities are being withheld pending completion of notification of next of kin. There is no known risk to the public,’ Tucker’s office said.
Part 1 of an occasional series. State officials report a housing shortage as demand far outstrips supply. In Haverhill, some residents wonder where they fall in the city’s priorities after development has increased in recent years.
“Harry,” a six-year-old male German Shepherd is Haverhill’s Top Dog. Harry, owned by Joann Licari, took first place in the third Annual “Haverhill Top Dog” contest conducted by the Haverhill City Clerk Kaitlin M. Wright’s office. Harry is now proudly displaying dog license #1.
Four new board members recently joined the board of the nonprofit Veterans Northeast Outreach Center. They are Rick Bettencourt, a nationally recognized Veterans Administration mortgage expert and educator and past president of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers; John Bachmann, a nationally recognized insurance professional and author of three industry books; Haverhill City Councilor Ralph T. Basiliere, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who previously received assistance from the organization; and Beth Laliberty, a family law and general practice lawyer and business negotiator who is also the mother and daughter of veterans. “These experienced and dynamic additions complement our existing board members and bring a wealth and diversity of board and nonprofit experience to our already fantastic team.