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UPDATE: Electrical Issue Forces Evacuation of Tilton School; Pupils at Consentino

UPDATE: Electrical Issue Forces Evacuation of Tilton School; Pupils at Consentino

Students and staff were evacuated from Tilton School because of an electrical problem, Haverhill Public Schools Superintendent James F. Scully said Friday afternoon. All students were taken to Consentino School, 685 Washington St., and by 2:15 p.m., 80 percent of those students had been picked up by their families. “We had great cooperation from both

School Notes: New Report Cards Focus on Results, Not Effort

For many Haverhill-area students, new report cards will reflect changes in how teachers arrive at their grades. Whether it’s called mastery of subject matter at Haverhill High School or competency-based reporting in the elementary schools of the Timberlane district, newly designed report cards will focus attention on what students actually learned rather than how much

Eastern Bank Donates $10,000 to Fund NECC Tech, Job Skills Program for Immigrants

Northern Essex Community College President Lane Glenn accepts a $10,000 check from Eastern Bank’s Daniel P. Hover, vice president of Eastern Bank Wealth Management. (Courtesy photo) College educated immigrants will have the opportunity to further their technology and job search skills thanks to a $10,000 grant from Eastern Bank’s Charitable Foundation. Through the grant, announced

Congresswoman Niki Tsongas Appearing in Haverhill This Weekend for 11th Annual River Day

Congresswoman Niki Tsongas is set to stop by Haverhill’s River Ruckus festivities this Saturday, Sept. 23 to meet with members of the Team Haverhill organization and discuss the revitalization of the Merrimack River. Tsongas’ visit is part of her 11th annual “River Day,” which celebrates the rivers that connect the Third Congressional District. The politician,