City Councilor Colin LePage

City Councilor William Macek

Haverhill Bank

Giovanni’s Roast Beef and Pizza

City Councilor Melinda Barrett


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Community Spotlight (Airs Hourly)

‘Photo For a Cause’ Cancer Fundraiser Held at NECC Oct. 20-21

Northern Essex Community College’s Hartleb Technology Center will play host to a cancer fundraiser and silent auction Oct. 20-21 thanks to NECC arts student Priscilla Westaway. The brainchild of photography buff Westaway, herself a breast cancer patient, the “Photo for a Cause” event will feature a display of more than 100 photographs taken by NECC


Business Bulletin

NECC Haverhill Hosting Fall Job Fair Tuesday

Northern Essex Community College will host a fall job fair on Tuesday, Oct. 17 with employers including FedEx, H&R Block and Magellan Aerospace in attendance. Held Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at NECC’s Hartleb Technology Building, the fair will feature recruiters looking to fill positions in accounting, administrative, construction, government, healthcare and advanced

Sheehan, Schiavoni, Jutras and Magliocchetti, LLP

Maria’s Family Restaurant & Galleria Banquet Room

Andy Vargas State Representative

Ken Quimby City Council

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Atkinson Police Arrest 27-Year-Old Alleged Home Intruder

Adam J. Ward, of Pittsfield, N.H. (Atkinson, N.H., Police photograph.) Atkinson, N.H., Police Monday arrested a 27-year-old man who was discovered in a Pages lane home. A resident came home about 5:45 p.m., and discovered an unknown man inside. The man—later identified as Adam J. Ward, of Pittsfield, N.H.—claimed he was looking for someone else

Paul Magliocchetti School Committee

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Vlasios A. Benelas, 58, Worked at Captain Jason’s Restaurant

Vlasios A. Benelas, 58, longtime Haverhill resident passed away unexpectedly on Sunday morning, Oct. 15, at St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester. Benelas was born in Volos, Greece, Dec.12, 1958 to parents Andrew and Efthemia (Papaefthemiou) Benelas. He immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 10 and settled in Haverhill with his family. Educated in Haverhill


Wednesday’s High School Sports

Here are today’s athletics schedules for Merrimack Valley Conference teams and Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School. After 12:00am on Wednesday October 25th, 2017 this article available to paying WHAV members only.


Vargas Attributes Primary Win to ‘Hard Work’

Andy Vargas, Democratic nominee for Third Essex District state representative, greets supporters. (WHAV News photograph.) City Councilor Andy Vargas attributed his Democratic primary win Tuesday night to voters recognizing his door-to-door efforts to earn their support. Vargas, who won 13 out of 14 voting precincts and secured 1,749 votes against opponent Paul A. Magliocchetti’s 1,077,

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News About WHAV

WHAV Captures Largest Audience, Becomes News Leader During Year of FM

ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” host Tom Bergeron stands before a plaque to his mentor, Edwin V. Johnson, Friday, June 16. (Cindy Driver photographs for WHAV News.) Just Friday night, a downtown business owner marveled at how 97.9 WHAV FM became Greater Haverhill’s top local news source in only a year’s time. While this week

Open Mike Show

EJ Ouellette Appears on 97.9 WHAV’s Open Mike Show Tonight

Haverhill native EJ Ouellette. (Courtesy photograph.) Singer-songwriter, performer and filmmaker EJ Ouellette appears on 97.9 WHAV’s Open Mike Show tonight to discuss his new album “Conjure Man, Conjure Man,” filmmaking projects and more. The Haverhill native will be joined by standup bass player Shane Pender. Ouellette plays many roles within the music, film and entertainment