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Former Councilor Scatamacchia Returns to City on Parole

Former Councilor Scatamacchia Returns to City on Parole

Former Haverhill City Councilor Robert H. Scatamacchia, convicted last July of theft related to his former funeral business, has returned to the community after being released on parole. Scatamacchia was released from the Essex County Sheriff’s Department’s Pre-release and Re-entry Center, Lawrence, a week ago Wednesday. He was serving a one-year prison sentence. His release

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Tilton Up for ‘Turnaround’ Grant; Scores Already Improving

Haverhill Education Association President Lisa R. Begley. Haverhill is up for a $300,000 grant to help “turnaround” test scores at Tilton School, but both the administration and teachers’ union agree students’ continuing progress can’t be recognized unless other schools decline. That’s because of a peculiarity of the state’s ranking system that forces 20 percent of

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City Worker Faces Charges of Stealing from Treasurer-Collector’s Office

Dawn Marie Medford, of Bradford, at her arraignment this morning in Haverhill District Court. (WHAV News photograph.) A former Haverhill city employee was formally charged this morning with stealing money from the city treasury. Dawn Marie Medford, who at times worked in the city treasurer and collector’s office, was arraigned in Haverhill District Court on

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Former Councilor Scatamacchia Now at Prison Pre-Release ‘Farm’

Former Haverhill City Council Vice President Robert H. Scatamacchia, serving a one-year prison sentence for stealing funeral prepayment money, is at the “Farm”—the Essex County Sheriff’s Department’s Pre-release and Re-entry Center, Lawrence. The center, on a 13-acre site off Marston Street, Lawrence, is for “Offenders who have completed their mandatory rehabilitative programs and are on

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Dellbrook Construction Chief Beneficiary of State’s Harbor Place Spending

Harbor Place commercial building under construction at White’s Corner. (WHAV photograph.) See Main Story: 56 Harbor Place Apartments Designated Affordable For 51 Years The general contractor of the $68 million Harbor Place Merrimack Street project has, to date, been the largest beneficiary of the state’s investment in downtown. As of last July 30, Dellbrook Construction

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