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Democratic State Representative Candidates Debate Monday in Live Forum

Democratic State Representative Candidates Debate Monday in Live Forum

The Democratic candidates for state representative are expected to participate in a live debate next Monday night. Paul A. Magliocchetti and Andy Vargas, primary candidates for the Third Essex state representative seat recently vacated by former Rep. Brian Dempsey, debate Monday, Sept. 25, 7 p.m., at the Haverhill Community Television’s Harbor Place Studio, 2 Merrimack

Northern Essex Celebrates Reopening of Main Classroom Building

Participating in the ribbon cutting were, from left to right, Jonathan Spurk, grandson of John Spurk; Rep. James Kelcourse; Steven Spurk, John Spurk’s brother; Michael Heffernan, secretary of the Executive Office for Administration and Finance; Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives; John Spurk, son of John Spurk; Jeffrey Linehan, chair of the college’s board of trustees; Carol

Two Andover Trail Projects Receive State Boost This Week

Two Andover trail projects are among 49 across the state receiving support from Gov. Charles Baker’s administration. The Trustees of Reservations was awarded a $26,438 grant, while the Andover Conservation Commission received $19,688 from the Recreational Trails Program. Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito announced the statewide grants totaling $1.8 million during an event this week in

Medical Marijuana Company Promises Share of Proceeds, Gifts to Charity

City Councilors, from left, William J. Macek, Mary Ellen Daly O’Brien and Michael S. McGonagle study a map of the city’s Medical Marijuana Overlay District, located off Broadway in the area of Research and Computer drives. Citing his company’s history as the state’s first licensed medical marijuana dispensary, Alternative Therapies Group’s executive director says Haverhill

Methuen Now Offers Free Smart911 for Lifesaving Information

Smart911 is now available to all Methuen residents and visitors, who are being encouraged to register for the service. Smart911 allows residents to sign up online and provide vital information to 911 call takers during an emergency, allowing first responders to make faster and more informed responses. “This new system will be able to provide our