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Councilors Approve Plan to Expand, Renovate Consentino

Councilors Approve Plan to Expand, Renovate Consentino

Lockers at Consentino School were replaced last year. Councilors Tuesday night approved the city’s request to the state School Building Authority for expansion and renovation of the Albert B. Consentino School. In making its pitch, the city said overcrowding and aging mechanical systems have eroded the district’s ability to deliver the best education possible to

Mangulaben Patel, 71

Mangulaben Patel, 71, of Haverhill, passed away peacefully March 27. She was born April 21, 1945, in Kuha ,Gujarat, India. Agni Sansakar Service takes place Thursday, March 30, beginning in the Driscoll Funeral Home, 309 South Main St., Haverhill, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Service will continue at Linwood Crematory at 10:45 a.m.

Frank Caruso, 75

Frank Caruso, 75, passed Thursday, March 23, at Penacook Place Nursing Home, Haverhill. He was born in Methuen, son of the late Peter and Carmela Caruso, and was youngest of two children. He enjoyed vacationing at Salisbury Beach from a young age and having spaghetti dinners on the beach. He loved to fish off the

Paul Dowell Drewett, 52, Electrician, Sold Electrical Supplies

Paul Dowell Drewett, 52, of Bradford, passed away Saturday at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley. He was born in Haverhill Sept. 21, 1964, son of the late Eleanor (Bakarensky) Drewett and James D. Drewett of Haverhill. He was educated in the Haverhill school system and graduated from Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School’s electrical

James R. Cusenza, 61, Owned Haverhill Delivery Services

James R. Cusenza, 61, of Haverhill, passed away unexpectedly March 27, at his home. Born in Portsmouth, Virg., he was the son of Louis J. and Shirley A. (Simonian) Cusenza. He was a graduate of Haverhill High School, class of 1974. He served his country in the United States Army and was honorably discharged. In

Wednesday’s High School Sports

Here are today’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.


Official Determine Chemical Leak Led to North Andover Explosion

State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey. The explosion last year at Rohm and Haas Electronic Materials, North Andover, was the result of a mechanical failure allowed air to react with a volatile chemical that resulted in spontaneous ignition and the explosion. State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey, North Andover Fire Chief William McCarthy and North


2017 Year of the Rose

Join the National Garden Bureau in celebrating our national flower – the rose. Roses have been grown for their beauty, fragrance and medicinal value for thousands of years. There are about 150 different species of roses. The Gallicas and Damasks are the two main species used in the fragrance industry. It takes 10,000 petals to