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Firefighters Prepare for Worst at Gas Meter Crash; No Injuries

Firefighters Prepare for Worst at Gas Meter Crash; No Injuries

A National Grid worker jackhammers around a damaged gas meter at Casablanca Court. (WHAV News photograph.) Haverhill firefighters prepared for the worst when they responded to a report of a car striking a gas meter at a populous condominium complex. There were no injuries reported when a driver struck his garage door, building support and


Immigrants Express Fear, Uncertainty at Saturday Forum

Seats were set aside for invited panelists Mayor James J. Fiorentini, Police Chief Alan R. DeNaro, state Rep. Brian S. Dempsey and state Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives. (Photograph courtesy of Luke Hill of the Merrimack Valley Project.) More than 200 Haverhill residents filled St. James Parish Hall Saturday to address growing concerns among the city’s


Tilton Receives $900,000 ‘Turnaround’ Grant to Boost Test Scores

John C. Tilton School, 70 Grove St. (Courtesy photograph.) The city received notice Friday of a $900,000 grant to help “turnaround” standardized test scores at Tilton School. Mayor James J. Fiorentini and school Superintendent James F. Scully said the two-year state education grant focuses on transforming the “environment, culture and instruction” at the elementary school.


Haverhill Native Allison Corneau Joins WHAV

Haverhill native Allison Corneau has returned to her local roots to join WHAV as an assistant web editor. A 2002 Haverhill High School graduate, Corneau returns to the area after 10 years in New York City, writing for outlets including Us Weekly and TV Guide. She received her journalism degree from Quinnipiac University. “I’m thrilled