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Natural Gas Bans Force Approval of Outdoor Propane to Fuel 40 Homes as Winter Nears

Natural Gas Bans Force Approval of Outdoor Propane to Fuel 40 Homes as Winter Nears

Architect’s drawing of West Lowell Avenue apartment buildings. The impact of the four-months-long lockout of National Grid gas workers and a recent state moratorium on “non-emergency” work is being felt close to home. Last night, Haverhill city councilors approved a permit to locate four outdoor propane tanks to allow 40 families to move into new

Council Approves 14 Market Rate Apartments for Former Haverhill Music Center

Architect Angelo Petrozzelli, developer Jonathan Cozzens and attorney Robert Harb display a rendering of the renovation plan for the former Haverhill Music Center Building. (WHAV News photograph.) Five years after housing was first proposed for the former Haverhill Music Center near Washington Square, a new plan is moving forward that offers restoration of the building

Amesbury Woman Wins $1M on Lottery Ticket Purchased in Haverhill

Jennifer Kapotas purchased a $1 million winning lottery scratch ticket at Hilldale Convenience in Haverhill. (Courtesy photograph) Amesbury’s Jennifer Kapotas better get prepared to meet a lot of new, long-lost relatives! On Monday, the Merrimack Valley resident made her way to Braintree’s Massachusetts State Lottery headquarters to claim a $1 million prize, Lottery representatives tell

Police Arrest Two Maine Women for Alleged Fentanyl Trafficking in Haverhill

Haverhill Police took alleged fentanyl traffickers off the streets during the arrest of two out-of-town women Monday. (File photograph) Two Maine women were arrested Monday by Haverhill Police for allegedly trafficking fentanyl in the city, according to an arrest log. Berwick’s Lauren Pearson and York’s Rebecca Towne were taken into custody on the Haverhill stretch

Veterans Alliance of Greater Haverhill Hosting Pre-Election Breakfast Nov. 4

Haverhill is getting ready to honor the city’s veterans. Hosting their second annual breakfast on Sunday, Nov. 4 is the Veterans Alliance of Greater Haverhill, who took over the popular pre-election event after former Ways and Means Chairman Brian S. Dempsey—the event’s former host—retired from the House of Representatives in 2017. This year, organizer Michael

Superior Court Judge Awards Haverhill $687,000 in Fines Against Crystal Springs Developer

(File photograph.) A Superior Court judge has awarded Haverhill $687,000 in building violation fines against the developer of 50-lot housing project off North Broadway. After hearings last week in Lawrence Superior Court, Judge Shannon Frison agreed Michael J. Maroney, of Maroney Construction and trustee of Premiere Realty Trust, owes the city for beginning house construction