Haverhill articles


Hunking School Evacuates Pupils, Staff After Gas Main Break

Hunking School Evacuates Pupils, Staff After Gas Main Break

The new Hunking School during an earlier phase of construction. About 430 students and 57 teachers and faculty were evacuated from the new Hunking School around noon, Wednesday, after a contractor accidentally struck a gas line behind the complex. Contractors were installing fence poles in the wetlands and ballfield areas, school Superintendent James F. Scully


Council Names Bradford Rail Trail After Mayor Fiorentini

Map of the Bradford Rail Trail The Bradford Rail Trail will be named for Mayor James J. Fiorentini, in honor of what council President John A. Michitson calls his “legendary 24/7 tenacity.” Councilor William J. Macek asked the board to reward Fiorentini’s dedication. “The mayor has been the visionary,” Macek said. “Even when I wondered


Lottery Ticket Holder Wins $1 Million Prize in Haverhill

Attorney David Spillane claims the winning prize on behalf of an unknown winner. (Courtesy photograph.) Haverhill’s Qwik Mart convenience store has again sold a winning state lottery ticket, valued at $1 million. The winner, known only as Donbern Nominee Trust of Quincy to protect the identity of lottery ticket owner, was announced by Massachusetts State


HHS Hall of Fame Induction Brings Myriad Emotions

Major League Baseball player Carlos Peña talks with friends and fans following his induction into the Haverhill High School Athletic Hall of Fame. (WHAV News photograph.) There were many emotions expressed by past players and coaches as Haverhill High School inaugurated its Athletic Hall of Fame Saturday night. One inductee who reflected on the whole