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Haverhill Adds New Vehicle to Firefighting Fleet

Haverhill Adds New Vehicle to Firefighting Fleet

Existing Haverhill fire engines will soon be sharing the job with a new fire pumper, as promised in a plan to upgrade the HFD fleet. (WHAV file photograph) Haverhill purchased a new fire pumper in February, the first major vehicle purchase in the new multi-year plan to add fire trucks and modernize the HFD fleet.

Brush Fire Ignites Near River’s Edge Plaza

Firefighters from Haverhill, Georgetown and the state forestry dept. were called upon to fight a blaze Monday afternoon behind the Trinity Stadium fields. Several units responded to the scene of a brush fire Monday afternoon in the area between the Merrimack River, River’s Edge Plaza and the stadium fields, behind the former site of Building

Police Arrest Two For OUI, Two For Warrants

Four people were arrested on Monday in unrelated incidents, according to Haverhill police. (WHAV file photograph) Haverhill police arrested two non-residents yesterday for driving under the influence of alcohol. Alison Nuoroge, 22, of Methuen was arrested at 425 Lowell Ave. at about 1:30 a.m. and Anthony Velazquez, 32, of Lawrence was arrested at 4 Summer

Haverhill Police Arrest Two For Larceny Near Best Western

Over the weekend, police arrested two Lawrence residents and a Haverhill man for larceny over $250, as well as a number of other arrests. (WHAV file photograph) Forty-three-year-old Norma Negron and 20-year-old Luis Velazquez Lopez, both of 257 Jackson St. Lawrence, were arrested near Haverhill’s Best Western for two counts of larceny over $250 and

‘Denim Day’ Raises Awareness of Sexual Assault

YWCA Haverhill encourages everyone to participate in ‘Denim Day’ to help raise awareness of sexual assault and sexual violence. (WHAV file photograph) As previously reported by WHAV, April is sexual assault awareness month. To continue to raise awareness about this crime, the Haverhill YWCA is asking everyone to wear denim on April 25. Denim Day

Scholarship Money Is Available, Applications Due Soon

Scholarship money is available to local high school students, but the deadline to apply is coming up fast. (WHAV file photograph) Applications for The Christopher Drelich Memorial Scholarship are due April 26 and Pentucket Kiwanis Scholarship applications are due April 30. The Christopher Drelich Memorial Scholarship is for a student who is pursuing a degree

Clean River Project Plans Earth Day Rally in Haverhill

This Billboard was donated to the Clean River Project to advertise Sunday’s rally in Haverhill. (courtesy photo) Instead of pulling trash from the Merrimack River. Rocky Morrison of the Clean River Project has decided to do something totally different for Earth Day this year. This Earth Day, which is Sunday, April 22, the Clean River