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Council to Revisit Hunking Building Permit Fee; Mayor Says It’s Too Late

Council to Revisit Hunking Building Permit Fee; Mayor Says It’s Too Late

Consultant Katy Lillian with former school Superintendent James F. Scully during construction of the new Hunking School. (WHAV News file photograph.) When the city converts its temporary financing for the new Hunking School into a long-term bond this fall, at least one city councilor is again asking for $300,000 in building permit fees to be

Plaistow YMCA Seeks Nominations for Educator of the Year Award

Nominations are being accepted for the Plaistow YMCA Educator of the Year Award. (File photograph) The Plaistow YMCA is saluting those educators from the Timberlane Regional School District making an impact on their community and those they teach. Ahead of the town’s first-ever Educator of the Year Recognition Celebration in October, the Y encourages residents

Education Reporting at Risk as WHAV’s Year-End Approaches

Last August, 97.9 WHAV FM took on an ambitious “Back-to-School Countdown,” reporting daily on preparations for fall school openings. Parents and children learned about school bus route changes, departures of key leaders, new teachers and staff, cellphone rules, distribution of new technology such as iPads, additional classrooms at jam-packed schools, athletic deadlines and much more.

School Notes: HHS Classical Academy Entrance Exam Open to City 8th-Graders

An open house at Methuen High School (pictured) is one of several events this weekend celebrating Methuen Public Schools. Haverhill eighth-graders who are interested in attending Haverhill High School’s Classical Academy should sit for the entrance exam on Thursday, Nov. 2, beginning at 8:45 a.m. The test will be offered at each public middle school