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Haverhill Police Hosting Stuff-a-Cruiser Food Donation Drive Saturday

Officers from the Haverhill Police Department are heading to local Market Basket locations on Saturday, Oct. 27 for the third annual “Stuff-a-Cruiser” food donation drive. From 9 a.m.-2 p.m., officers are accepting donations of non-perishable food items like canned fruits and vegetables, frozen turkeys and peanut butter, along with paper goods, at the Westgate, Central


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Hackers Invited to Create Haverhill Civic Data Solution for $10K Cash Prize

Local computer programmers have the opportunity to win $10,000 during “Hack Haverhill.” (File photograph) Haverhill computer gurus best start limbering up those programming fingers: The first-ever civic hackathon is coming up on Nov. 16-17. Called “Hack Haverhill,” the 24-hour programming marathon is held at downtown’s UMass iHub from 4 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16 with

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Mary K. (Platsis) Comeau, 96, Retired Accountant

Mary K. (Platsis) Comeau, 96, wife of the late Joseph D. Comeau, passed away Oct. 20 surrounded by her loving family. Born in Haverhill, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Vaseleke (Matheos) Platsis. Raised and educated in Haverhill, she was a graduate of Haverhill High School, Class of 1941. Comeau attended North


MIAA Playoffs: Haverhill Faces St. John’s, Methuen Goes Against Acton-Boxboro

Haverhill High is the seventh-seeded team going into the MIAA Division 1 Playoffs this weekend. (Jay Saulnier photograph for WHAV News) The matchups are set and the players are getting ready! The Haverhill High School Hillies are the No. 7-seeded team going into this week’s MIAA Division 1 playoffs, set to face off against previous


Learn About Criminal Profiling, Massachusetts Serial Killers at Library Q&A

Christopher Daley presents a lecture and Q&A session at the Haverhill Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 2-4 p.m. about some of the most notorious Massachusetts serial killers. He’ll also detail various criminal profiling methods used to get inside the minds of murderers. Admission is free to those who register in advance by calling

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Drama This Week: What if the Afterlife Takes Place on the Planet Mars?

Astronauts find loved ones on, of all places, the streets of Mars. (Depiction from “Planet Stories” magazine, fall, 1948.) Is there an afterlife? Ray Bradbury offers a possible answer in his “Mars in Heaven” story as interpreted on Tuesday’s “Dimension X” radio series on 97.9 WHAV FM. Two years before famous science fiction author Ray

Haverhill Heritage Series

Reflecting on My 40 Years in Radio and Local News

I am all the way back holding a spoon in this photograph taken for a readers’ cookbook shortly after I left WHAV and joined the Haverhill Gazette. Sports reporter Fred Burnham appears at left, front. Who else do you recognize? By Tim Coco WHAV President and General Manager Somehow, I never thought I’d be old