HAVERHILL — Local Wildflower Montessori schools, Wisteria Montessori at 76 Merrimack St., Marigold Montessori at 26 White St. and Snowdrop Montessori, which slated to open this September at 181 Washington St., will host a community block party on the boardwalk at Harbor Place on Saturday, Au…

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HAVERHILL — Police said that when they attempted to arrest a woman who was being combative and resisting arrest, her brother intervened by placing an officer in a chokehold, then bit both the officer he was choking and bit another officer’s hand.

Here's the lineup for this week on TV22, Haverhill Community Television. All Monday-through-Thursday programming on Channel 22 is rebroadcast at 10 o'clock the same night. It also repeats the following day at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Programming is subject to change. Watch TV22 or visit www.haverhi…

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HAVERHILL — Known for building bridges and a commitment to community policing, one of Police Chief Robert Pistone’s first actions in his new job was a meet-and-mingle event with members of the city’s Latino community.

BOSTON — Tens of millions of gallons of untreated sewage have poured into the Merrimack River amid record rains, as recently as this past weekend.

Massachusetts youth were twice as likely as adults to lose employment during the COVID-19 pandemic, while young parents in particular faced a "confluence of pressures" more severe than other age groups, according to new state survey data.

METHUEN — Nearly a dozen legislators came to the Merrimack Valley Friday with an eye on bolstering the social and emotional needs of students in Methuen and securing critically needed funding for Lawrence General Hospital during the second gateway cities caucus tour.

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HAVERHILL -- What did Dante Gobbi do the day after being honored by about 100 of his closest friends, family and co-workers – via a surprise party – for his 38 years of coaching youth and high school football players in Haverhill?

Multi-cultural festival to include videotaped stories

The city will honor six of its World War II veterans, including two brothers, and will also commemorate the end of the war in Europe during an event that will be held on Saturday, July 24, at 10 a.m. in downtown Washington Square. 

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HAVERHILL — A man police say was promoting white supremacist groups in two areas of the city has been arrested and charged with hate crimes.

You wouldn’t know it from the many positive bird watcher reports from Cape Ann, Plum Island and throughout the Merrimack Valley, but this summer has been tough on birds in other parts of the country.

BOSTON — Chemical compounds getting attention for leeching into the water are also present in fire equipment, and firefighters are turning to Beacon Hill for protection.

Here's the lineup for this week on TV22, Haverhill Community Television. All Monday-through-Thursday programming on Channel 22 is rebroadcast at 10 p.m. the same night. It also repeats the following day at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Programming is subject to change. Watch TV22 or visit www.haverhillc…

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HAVERHILL — Animal Control Officer Michelle Cannon was falling asleep last Thursday night when her phone rang. It was the Haverhill Police Department asking her to head to Bradley Avenue to help care for a dog that a passing motorist worried had been hit by a car as they saw it near the busy…

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HAVERHILL — There are still a few weeks to go until the Haverhill Fire Department’s two new pumper trucks are fully outfitted and ready to hit the streets to answer calls, but firefighters from the Water Street station recently took Engine 3 for a ride around town to get a handle on it.

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HAVERHILL — Robert Pistone will officially be sworn in as Haverhill’s new police chief during a ceremony Friday, July 16, at 9:30 a.m. in City Hall's Nicholas J. Ross Auditorium, 4 Summer St. The public is invited and light refreshments will be served.

BOSTON — The Baker administration is trying to win support for plans to spend more than half of the state’s $5.3 billion in federal pandemic relief on housing, economic development, infrastructure and other priorities.

The burdens that parole requirements place on low-income individuals, the “black hole” of hearing records, and the need for more substantial data collection are early priorities for a new state commission tasked with addressing inequity in the Massachusetts parole system.

HAVERHILL —  Earlier this month the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce held its annual Economic Development Forum at the Phoenician Restaurant, where guest speakers focused on pandemic recovery efforts by businesses and the state.

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HAVERHILL -- After a year of silence, the annual July 4th fireworks show returned with a resounding bang Friday night, ushering in the long weekend celebrating American independence from England.

Here's the lineup for this week on TV22, Haverhill Community Television. All Monday through Thursday programming on Channel 22 is rebroadcast at 10 p.m.the same night. It also repeats the following day at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Programming is subject to change. Watch TV22 or visit www.haverhillco…

BOSTON — Iraq War veteran Steve Mandile was injured during a deployment and has struggled with chronic pain and post-traumatic stress disorder.

A group of locals who take an annual trip to Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York, were unable to make it last year due to COVID-19. Word is that now the pandemic has eased up, they are chomping at the bit to make this year's trip. 

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HAVERHILL — City councilors Tuesday night voted 5-4 to pass Mayor James Fiorentini’s $217 million budget after Council President Melinda Barrett reversed her vote just as the fiscal year was drawing to a close.

The following information was taken from logs on file at the Haverhill Police Department:

The last thing anyone wants to do on the third day of 90-degree weather is drag out a shovel and start digging a hole. But in light of this weather — and what’s happening to our planet — planting trees should be foremost on our minds.

State Sen. Diana DiZoglio may be the only declared candidate in the race to succeed Auditor Suzanne Bump, but the scramble to raise money is on, with two Democrats competing for cash over the past month since Bump announced her retirement plans.

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HAVERHILL — More than 200 people from the greater Haverhill community came together to kick off summer Saturday at Cashman’s Field on Hilldale Avenue during a block party sponsored by Leaving the Streets Ministry.

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