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MV Chamber Plans Networking Breakfast Thursday in Andover

MV Chamber Plans Networking Breakfast Thursday in Andover

The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce is having a networking breakfast this Thursday at Residence Inn Andover. Participants may make business contacts, share leads and possibly close on new sales, while becoming eligible to win prizes. The event is co-sponsored by Foster Sullivan Insurance Group and Northeast Landscape Contractors. The breakfast takes place Thursday, May


Covanta to Receive Honor as One of the State’s Largest Recyclers

The Haverhill energy-from-waste plant. (Courtesy photograph.) Covanta, which operates an energy-from-waste plant in Haverhill, is being honored in June for, among other things, “quietly” becoming one of the largest recyclers in the state. Covanta, which also operates three other electricity-generating plants in the state, is receiving the 2017 Environmental Business Council’s John A.S. McGlennon Environmental-Energy


State of Valley Manufacturing Focus of MV Chamber Talk Wed.

Officials from Southwick, the Haverhill manufacturer of Brooks Brothers suits, receive a citation last fall from Michael A. Bevilacqua, assistant vice president of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce. (WHAV News photograph.) A number of speakers—two with Haverhill connections—plan to discuss the state of manufacturing in the Merrimack Valley next Wednesday during the Merrimack Valley


High School Students Learn About Budgeting, Spending

Haverhill Bank staffers Joshua Ethier and Kristina Parkhurst discuss finance with Haverhill High School students. (Courtesy photograph.) A student has only so much money, faces monthly expenses, needs a car and is worried about credit scores. That was the kind of dilemma placed before Haverhill High School juniors and seniors during the recent Fourth Annual


Commissioner to Kick Off Haverhill Energy-Enviro Conference

Judith Judson, commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources. Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Commissioner Judith Judson kicks off a free Energy and Environmental Conference taking place in Haverhill next week. Presented by the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce, the conference also includes a panel of local experts to assist businesses and homeowners reduce energy costs.


Lt. Gov. Polito in Haverhill for Small Business Tour, Grant Announcement

Mayor James J. Fiorentini, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and other officials during a ceremonial ribbon cutting at the new 311 call center in January. (WHAV News photograph.) Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Haverhill Mayor James J. Fiorentini, MassDevelopment President and CEO Marty Jones are scheduled to take a “Small Business Month” tour of downtown Haverhill and


MV Chamber Plans Mixer Wednesday at Michael’s Harborside

Michael’s Harborside and TEC Engineering Corp. will have a business networking mixer for the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce Wednesday night at Michael’s Harborside, Newburyport. There will be complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages, raffle of door prizes donated by Cory Glass, Cranney Companies, John Anton’s Cleaners and My Mad Packers. The mixer runs from 5:30


Mortimer to Receive Haverhill Chamber’s Top Honor

Haverhill Bank President Thomas L. Mortimer receives the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce’s top honor during the chamber’s 101st annual dinner next month. Mortimer receives the Charles E. Billups Award, named for the longtime Essex County Gas Co. chairman. The award was established in 1985 to recognize an outstanding organization or individual that “continuously and