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Police Arrest 25-Year-Old for Third Time in Three Months

Police Arrest 25-Year-Old for Third Time in Three Months

A Fifth Avenue man returns to court for the third time in about three months after his latest arrest Saturday night. Victor Camacho, 25, of 10 Fifth Ave., Haverhill, was arrested by Haverhill police at about 7:15, Saturday night, and charged with disorderly conduct at his home. He was arrested on the same charge last


Northern Essex Names Tremblay as Controller/Budget Director

Groveland resident Michelle Tremblay has been appointed controller/director of budgets at Northern Essex Community College. Michelle Tremblay of Groveland has been named controller/director of budgets at Northern Essex Community College. It is a homecoming of sorts for Tremblay, who graduated from the college in 1987 with an associate degree in business transfer with a focus


Andover Teens Allegedly Rob, Beat and Shoot Juvenile

Two Andover teenagers are under arrest after allegedly robbing and beating another teen and shooting him with a BB gun. Andover police said the juvenile victim was taken to Lawrence General Hospital with serious injuries. Police learned of the attack just before midnight, Thursday, when they were dispatched to 311 Lowell St. “During the assault,


Former Councilor Scatamacchia Returns to City on Parole

Former Haverhill City Councilor Robert H. Scatamacchia, convicted last July of theft related to his former funeral business, has returned to the community after being released on parole. Scatamacchia was released from the Essex County Sheriff’s Department’s Pre-release and Re-entry Center, Lawrence, a week ago Wednesday. He was serving a one-year prison sentence. His release


New Methuen Zoning Would Bring More Housing Downtown

A consultant’s drawing illustrates possible development of Methuen Square. (Courtesy graphic.) New housing, commercial spaces and riverfront walks is the hope for Methuen’s downtown as the city considers adopting a “Smart Growth Zoning Overlay District.” During a series of meetings Thursday, Mayor Stephen N. Zanni, members of the Department of Economic and Community Development and

This Weekend in High School Sports

Here are this weekend’s athletics schedules at Haverhill High School and Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School. For scores, listen to WHAV News, beginning at 7 a.m., weekdays.


Good or Bad

More than 2000 years ago Confucius said, “To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it.” Many people have a hard time letting go of the negatives in their life. We know we’re supposed to suck it up, persevere and get back in the game in the face of adversity and failure. But