The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Haverhill is contemplating a move, placing a bid on state-owned property near Interstate 495 at Broadway. The Club, which is nearing its 125th birthday in downtown Haverhill, still faces several hurdles before obtaining the 6.5-acre property at 393 Broadway. It faces a competing $850,000 bid, purportedly from a housing developer, and any land sale still requires Federal Highway Administration approval, according to John Goggin, spokesman for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation. Goggin told WHAV the state received “two bids that tied and is now awaiting a best and final offer between the two bidders.
The bottom two floors of the Haverhill Public Library reopened yesterday after suffering water damage early last month. Mayor Melinda E. Barrett announced at the start of the Jan. 30 City Council meeting that library staff “opened the door to a big puddle of a building” after back-to-back storms three weeks earlier.
The Massachusetts Army National Guard, Hilltop School and state Department of Developmental Services are some those participating in MakeIT Haverhill’s upcoming job fair. Representatives of the Army National Guard will be on hand to let participants know how to get paid while gaining useful skills and receiving benefits while serving the community. The Department of Developmental Services is seeking direct care workers and Hilltop School seeks EEC-certified teachers and teacher aides, specifically infant/toddler aides, teachers and lead teachers.
Merrimack Valley Credit Union and Methuen High School last Friday teamed up for the fifth year to present the Credit for Life Fair to hundreds of graduating seniors. Credit for Life is a two-hour financial simulation held at Methuen High’s Klimas Field House. Prior to the fair, students selected a profession that best fits their post-graduation plans and received an estimated salary.