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Haverhill Makerspace Creatorpult Marks First Anniversary With Tuesday Reception

Haverhill Makerspace Creatorpult Marks First Anniversary With Tuesday Reception

Chris White’s downtown Haverhill business Creatorpult hosts a networking session on Tuesday night. (Courtesy photograph) Downtown Haverhill makerspace Creatorpult is marking its first anniversary with a Tuesday night party that doubles as a Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce networking session. From 5-7 p.m., the 143 Essex St., creative space plays host to the Chamber’s latest

Trahan Wins Democratic Congressional Primary

Lori Trahan on WHAV’s Open Mic Show earlier this year. (WHAV News photograph.) The votes have been counted—and recounted—and Lori Trahan is the 3rd District’s Democratic pick to replace retiring Congresswoman Niki Tsongas. Dan Koh, who nearly tied with Trahan, conceded in an email statement Monday afternoon. “Today, my heart is filled with love and

Trahan ‘Hopeful’ Ahead of Third Congressional Democratic Recount Reveal

Lori Trahan addressed supporters at a Haverhill Democratic City Committee event on Sunday, Sept. 16. (WHAV News photograph) Two weeks and two dozen recounts later, the 3rd congressional district is one step closer to determining a democratic primary winner. On the eve of Monday’s recount deadline, challengers Lori Trahan and Dan Koh rallied last-minute support

School Committee Implores Haverhill Police to Advance Active Shooter Protocols

Haverhill Police Chief Alan R. DeNaro addresses the School Committee on active shooter safety protocols during the September 14 meeting. (WHAV News photograph) Haverhill Public Schools are on the way to becoming safer thanks to the School Committee’s decision to develop a subcommittee that maintains a direct line to the Haverhill Police Department. At Thursday’s

Haverhill Cultural Council Grant Information Night Is Wednesday

The 30th anniversary Plug Pond Pow-Wow was made possible in part through Haverhill Cultural Council grant funding. (Courtesy photograph) Representatives from the Haverhill Cultural Council’s grant committee welcome potential applicants to learn more about the process during an information session on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at the Welcome Street Citizens Center. Council chairwoman Alison Colby-Campbell tells

Haverhill MBTA Line Resumes Full Service Three Days After Gas Disaster

Haverhill-based commuter rail service has fully resumed following the Merrimack Valley gas disaster. (File photograph) Thousands of Andover, North Andover and Lawrence residents were allowed back into their homes first thing Sunday morning as a swift three-phase recovery effort backed by Governor Charlie Baker and Eversource kicked into high gear. During a news conference Sunday

Analysis: A Time When A Regulator Took Gas Utility Problems Seriously

Gov. Charlie Baker spoke during a press conference in the wake of Thursday’s explosions and fires across the Merrimack Valley. (Jay Saulnier photograph for WHAV News.) In the aftermath of natural gas-related fires and explosions covering three communities, attention is turning to how events came to pass and whether Columbia Gas had enough regulatory oversight.

Merrimack Valley Gas-Related Fires: How to Help Impacted Residents

Local community groups are collecting money and items to donate to affected areas. (WHAV News photograph of the Merrimack River by Jay Saulnier) The Merrimack Valley is coming together to support neighbors in need after gas-related fires devastated areas of Andover, North Andover and Lawrence. Red Cross-sanctioned shelters were set up overnight Thursday at local