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Mayor Fiorentini Appoints New Haverhill Highway Superintendent

Mayor Fiorentini Appoints New Haverhill Highway Superintendent

Brian J. Zaniboni joins Haverhill’s Department of Public Works as Highway Superintendent. (Courtesy photograph) Brian J. Zaniboni has been named Haverhill’s new Highway Superintendent, Mayor James J. Fiorentini said Friday. He previously served as the director of the Newton, Mass., Highway Department and has 25 years of private construction and development experience. “We are fortunate

Methuen’s Festival of Trees Begins This Weekend

Methuen’s Festival of Trees is finally here! The annual holiday event kicks off Saturday, Nov. 18 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 2. Admission is $10. This year’s event includes more than 240 full- and mini-sized trees, wreaths and holiday displays donated by local residents and businesses to be raffled off. Raffle tickets are $5 for

Methuen Awarded $70K State Grant for Recycling Efforts

Methuen is one of 57 communities and groups across the Commonwealth to be awarded a share in $4.1 million to continue its recycling efforts from the Baker-Polito Administration. The city’s grant, announced Wednesday to coincide with America Recycles Day, is made possible through the Sustainable Materials Recovery Program, which aims to save money on waste

Andy Vargas Officially Sworn in as 3rd Essex District State Representative

Andy Vargas has officially relocated to the Statehouse. The Haverhill City Councilor elected to succeed Brian S. Dempsey as the 3rd Essex district State Representative was sworn in Wednesday by Governor Charlie Baker in a ceremony attended by his family and colleagues. “Andres, welcome to state government,” Baker told the 24-year-old House newcomer when administering