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Clean River Project Plans Earth Day Rally in Haverhill

Clean River Project Plans Earth Day Rally in Haverhill

This Billboard was donated to the Clean River Project to advertise Sunday’s rally in Haverhill. (courtesy photo) Instead of pulling trash from the Merrimack River. Rocky Morrison of the Clean River Project has decided to do something totally different for Earth Day this year. This Earth Day, which is Sunday, April 22, the Clean River

Authorities Investigating Threats Sent to Former Haverhill Assistant Superintendent Kukenberger

Haverhill’s former assistant superintendent for curriculum Julie Kukenberger faces new controversy in her Scarborough, Maine, school district. (File photograph) Police in Scarborough, Maine, have launched an investigation into threatening letters sent to the home of former Haverhill Assistant Superintendent Julie Kukenberger and the offices of her colleagues. In a statement Wednesday, Scarborough police said a

No Cell Tower for Greenwood Cemetery

Haverhill’s Greenwood Cemetery on East Broadway (File Photograph). A Wednesday night meeting of the city Appeal Board scheduled to discuss the proposal to erect a cell phone tower at Haverhill’s historic Greenwood Cemetery on East Broadway became unnecessary as the proposal was withdrawn by Cellco Partnership, DBA Verizon. No explanation was given for the withdrawal.

Rep. Vargas, Sen. Lesser: Narcan Bulk Purchase Program Needs a Refill

Rep. Andy Vargas and Sen. Eric Lesser are pushing for increased funding for the Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchasing Trust Fund. (File photograph) There’s no sugar-coating it: Massachusetts is facing another emergency in our state’s fight against the opioid epidemic. Two years after the state legislature created a bulk purchasing trust fund to subsidize first responders’

Vargas, Campbell Push to Replenish State Narcan Fund, Bring Life-Saving Drug to Merrimack Valley

Rep. Andy Vargas and Rep. Linda Dean Campbell filed amendments to the proposed House budget to boost the state’s Narcan fund. (File photograph) Local legislators are preparing to debate the House budget next week, advocating for revisions that could bring more of the life-saving drug Narcan to the Merrimack Valley. Rep. Andy Vargas and Rep.