Gov. Baker to Speak at Toohey Council Fundraiser Tuesday at Maria’s

City Council hopeful Shaun P. Toohey hosts a fundraiser for his campaign Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Maria’s Restaurant, 81 Essex St., from 5:30-7:30 p.m. featuring remarks from Gov. Charlie Baker. Toohey, a former School Committee member, is running against all nine incumbents. He also faces opposition on the ballot from newcomers Stavros Dimakis, Nicholas Golden, former Councilor Kenneth E. Quimby, Fred Simmons, Joseph P. Sherlock and Douglas Edison. Voters will also cast ballots for mayor and School Committee during Nov.

Barrett Council Campaign Rally Is Tonight at Bradford Country Club

City Councilor Melinda Barrett hosts a campaign rally for her re-election campaign tonight, Thursday, Oct. 3 at Bradford Country Club, 201 Chadwick Road, from 6-9 p.m.

Barrett and the other eight city councilors are all up for re-election this fall when Haverhill’s municipal election takes place Tuesday, Nov. 5. Voters will also cast ballots for mayor and School Committee on that date.

Wood School Committee Fundraiser Is Thursday at Haverhill Country Club

School Committee member Scott W. Wood Jr. hosts a fundraiser for his re-election campaign Thursday, Oct. 3 in the Redwood Lounge of the Haverhill Country Club, 58 Brickett Lane, from 5:30 p.m. Former Haverhill Mayor James Rurak and former Superintendent James F. Scully are set to offer remarks. A donation of $25 is suggested and checks can be made payable to the Committee to Re-Elect Scott Wood. Wood is running for one of three open School Committee seats this Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Haverhill Police Patrolmen’s Union Endorses Trocki for Mayor: ‘We Believe in His Plan for the Future’

Dan Trocki’s brothers in blue are standing behind him ahead of Nov. 5’s municipal election for Haverhill mayor. Last week, the Haverhill Police Patrolmen’s union voted to endorse their fellow officer as he faces off against incumbent James J. Fiorentini next month at the polls. The union, headed by Det. Rick Welch, said Trocki’s commitment to the community and desire to better the city’s public safety sectors won them over.

Amirian School Committee Fundraiser Is Wednesday at Casa Blanca

School Committee member Sven Amirian hosts a fundraiser for his re-election campaign Wednesday, Oct. 2 at Casa Blanca, 2 Essex St., from 5-8 p.m.

A donation of $25 is suggested and checks can be made payable to the Committee to Elect Sven Amirian. Amirian is running for one of three open School Committee seats this Tuesday, Nov. 5. Also appearing on the ballot are fellow incumbents Scott W. Wood Jr. and Gail M. Sullivan and newcomers Thomas Grannemann, Toni Donais and Stephanie Viola.

Daly O’Brien Council Fundraiser Is Wednesday at Peddler’s Daughter

City Councilor Mary Ellen Daly O’Brien hosts a fundraiser for her re-election campaign Wednesday, Oct. 2 at the Peddler’s Daughter, 45 Wingate St., from 6-8 p.m.

A donation of $25 is suggested and checks can be made payable to the Committee to Elect Mary Ellen Daly O’Brien. Daly O’Brien and the other eight city councilors are all up for re-election this fall when Haverhill’s municipal election takes place on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Voters will also cast ballots for mayor and School Committee on that date.

Carpenters Union Endorses Golden for Haverhill City Council: ‘Understands the Challenges Working Families Face’

Carpenters Local Union 339 is going to work at the polls for Haverhill City Council candidate Nick Golden. This week, the laborers lent their support for the freshman hopeful ahead of Nov. 5’s municipal election, pointing to his commitment to fair wages and working conditions as reasons for their endorsement. “Nick understands the challenges that working families face in the construction industry and what it takes to keep the playing field level to ensure that all carpenters have an opportunity to go to a safe work site and earn a living wage,” union representative Adam DiGiovanni told WHAV in a statement. A Tufts University graduate, Golden holds a degree in international relations and currently works on Beacon Hill as a legislative aide.

Haverhill Firefighters’ Union Endorses Dimakis, Sherlock for City Council

The Haverhill Fire Department Local 1011 union is well on their way to filling in their election ballot ahead of the city’s Nov. 5 municipal election. Earlier this month, the union endorsed police officer Dan Trocki as he faces off against incumbent James J. Fiorentini, and now the group is lending their support to both Stavros Dimakis and Joseph Sherlock for City Council. In social media messages, the union is confident small business owner Dimakis and lifelong Hillie Sherlock will serve the city well. “Stavros is a local business owner and a great example of the American dream realized.