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Hilldale Cemetery Repairs Near Completion as Holiday Approaches

Hilldale Cemetery Repairs Near Completion as Holiday Approaches

Fence repairs are nearing completion at Hilldale Cemetery just in time for Memorial Day. Appearing on 97.9 WHAV’s Open Mike Show Monday, Thomas Spitalere said more than $3,000 has been raised towards a goal of $4,500 to replace fence posts and related hardware. “The work for the fence. More than half the fence has been


Longtime Educator Barry Kittredge Dies at 69

Barry Kittredge, 69, a lifelong resident of Haverhill, longtime administrator at several city schools and owner of local businesses, died Monday. Kittredge was a lifelong educator with a career spanning many years in teaching and administration at various Haverhill schools including, Consentino, Hunking and Haverhill High School, retiring in 2007 as assistant principal. He was


Labor Leaders Consider Unfair Labor Complaint Against Westinghouse

Boilermakers Local 651 protest being locked out of Westinghouse Electric in Newington, N.H. (Courtesy photograph.) About 175 employees, including several in Greater Haverhill, of Westinghouse Electric in Newington, N.H., are considering filing an unfair labor practice against the nuclear components manufacturer after being locked out Sunday in a contract dispute. The workers were unable to


Covanta to Receive Honor as One of the State’s Largest Recyclers

The Haverhill energy-from-waste plant. (Courtesy photograph.) Covanta, which operates an energy-from-waste plant in Haverhill, is being honored in June for, among other things, “quietly” becoming one of the largest recyclers in the state. Covanta, which also operates three other electricity-generating plants in the state, is receiving the 2017 Environmental Business Council’s John A.S. McGlennon Environmental-Energy