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Election Central 2018: Trahan Holds Ever-So-Slight Lead Over Koh

Election Central 2018: Trahan Holds Ever-So-Slight Lead Over Koh

Continually Updated.   Update 10 a.m.: The nail-biting results battle continues! Lori Trahan and Dan Koh spent the overnight hours jockeying for the top spot and now, with nearly all precincts reporting, just 139 votes separate the two with Trahan in a slight lead. Update 1 a.m.: Andover’s Dan Koh is back on top of

Large Swaths of Haverhill Won’t Be Voting in Election Tomorrow

Haverhill City Clerk Linda L. Koutoulas. (WHAV News photograph.) Voting places in areas of the city that are not within the Third Essex State Representative District have been marked with signs indicating voters in those areas will not participate in Tuesday’s special primary election. Haverhill City Clerk Linda L. Koutoulas’ office took the unusual step

Immigration Battle Ignites Again During Democratic Candidates’ Debate

School Committee member Paul A. Magliocchetti, left, and City Councilor Andy X. Vargas are competing for the Democratic nomination for the 3rd Essex District seat in the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Hear the candidates themselves during Local News on 97.9 WHAV FM, every half hour between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. The two Democrats hoping

McGonagle Questions Colleague’s Change of Heart on Council Pay Raise

The winners of November’s municipal election will be the beneficiaries of raises approved Tuesday by the City Council. The $110,000 mayoral salary, $18,000 council president’s annual pay and $15,000 councilors’ yearly income were recommended by a salary commission appointed by Mayor James J. Fiorentini. Councilor were split on the raises, voting 5-3 to approve. Council

Hassan Delcares Victory With Razor-Thin Edge in U.S. Senate Race in N.H.

N.H. Gov. Maggie Hassan, the apparent U.S. Senator-Elect from the state of New Hampshire The Democratic candidate in New Hampshire’s U.S. Senate race, Gov. Maggie Hassan, is declaring victory in the neck and neck, unofficial vote count against incumbent Republican Kelly Ayotte. At a news conference late Wednesday morning, Hassan indicated with as much as

Election Day 2016 is Finally Here; Turnout ‘Brisk’ as Voting Begins

State Rep. Diana DiZoglio, who represents the Bradford section of Haverhill, is one of two local lawmakers running unopposed in today’s election. The other is state Rep. Brian S. Dempsey. Turnout this morning at polling places in Haverhill, for today’s presidential election, was “brisk and steady,” according to the Haverhill city clerk’s office. Morning commuters