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‘MakeIT Haverhill’ Plans to Open Shared Mt. Washington Workspace

‘MakeIT Haverhill’ Plans to Open Shared Mt. Washington Workspace

Keith F. Boucher of Mount Washington’s Urban Kindness speaking during a City Council meeting earlier this year. (WHAV News photograph.) For those of a certain age, the Benedetti Shoe Store was a fixture on Washington Street, known by generations of children receiving their first professional fitting. If Keith F. Boucher of Mount Washington’s Urban Kindness

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Holy Family Hospital to Host Addiction Conference at NECC

Holy Family Hospital has announced plans to hold its seventh annual Adult Behavioral Medical Conference for health care professionals in September, with the 2017 discussion detailing the effects of addiction. Medical professionals will gather at Northern Essex Community College’s Hartleb Technology Center in Haverhill on Sept. 15 for a daylong seminar aimed at nurses, social

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Nunan’s Greenhouse to Celebrate 100th Anniversary With Customer Appreciation Day July 22

Nunan’s Florist & Greenhouses is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a customer appreciation day on Saturday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In between a noon ceremony with local dignitaries, the Georgetown greenhouse will provide patrons with free hot dogs and popcorn, mini golf specials and gift card giveaways. For the kids, Nunan’s

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Methuen CARES Brings Drug Treatment, Helps Avert Jail Time

Jennifer A. Burns, community engagement specialist, and Sgt. John Walsh, of the police department’s community outreach division, discussed Community Addiction Resources Engagement Services (CARES) in Methuen. As the Merrimack valley wrestles with the opioid epidemic in particular and drug addiction generally, Methuen is finding some success with an outreach program called CARES—or Community Addiction Resources

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Two Northern Essex Professors Receive Honors for Online Course Design

Northern Essex Community College professors Sheila Kane,and Kevin Fleese. (Courtesy photographs.) Two Northern Essex Community College online courses, both of which use engaging, interactive tools to help students to excel, are tops in the state. The professors who designed the courses, Sheila Kane of Medford, and Kevin Fleese of Manchester, N.H., received the 2017 Massachusetts

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Polito Highlights Valley Street, Highway, Trail Spending Projects

Salem Mayor Kimberley Driscoll, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver Tuesday at Salem’s Canal Street Reconstruction Project. (Courtesy photograph.) Bridges, highways, roads and trails throughout Greater Haverhill are seeing repairs and improvements as a result of $250 million in state spending. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Acting Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver and MassDOT

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