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Boston Police Arrest Haverhill Man for Alleged Fenway Park Assault

Boston Police Arrest Haverhill Man for Alleged Fenway Park Assault

Brandon Noyes allegedly assaulted a Fenway Park elevator attendant during Sunday’s game against the New York Mets, police said. (File photograph) A 29-year-old Haverhill man has been charged with incent assault and battery after being arrested by Boston Police following Sunday’s Red Sox game. Boston Police Department spokesman Officer James Moccia told WHAV Brandon Noyes

Haverhill Makerspace Creatorpult Marks First Anniversary With Tuesday Reception

Chris White’s downtown Haverhill business Creatorpult hosts a networking session on Tuesday night. (Courtesy photograph) Downtown Haverhill makerspace Creatorpult is marking its first anniversary with a Tuesday night party that doubles as a Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce networking session. From 5-7 p.m., the 143 Essex St., creative space plays host to the Chamber’s latest

Trahan Wins Democratic Congressional Primary

Lori Trahan on WHAV’s Open Mic Show earlier this year. (WHAV News photograph.) The votes have been counted—and recounted—and Lori Trahan is the 3rd District’s Democratic pick to replace retiring Congresswoman Niki Tsongas. Dan Koh, who nearly tied with Trahan, conceded in an email statement Monday afternoon. “Today, my heart is filled with love and

Columbia Gas CEO Apologizes for Valley Gas Disaster

Joe Hamrock expressed regret over the gas-related fires that displaced thousands in the communities of Andover, North Andover and Lawrence. (File photograph) Displaced residents of Andover, North Andover and Lawrence were able to return to their homes over the weekend, but the work to uncover just what caused a Columbia Gas line to explode across

School Committee Implores Haverhill Police to Advance Active Shooter Protocols

Haverhill Police Chief Alan R. DeNaro addresses the School Committee on active shooter safety protocols during the September 14 meeting. (WHAV News photograph) Haverhill Public Schools are on the way to becoming safer thanks to the School Committee’s decision to develop a subcommittee that maintains a direct line to the Haverhill Police Department. At Thursday’s

Methuen Motorcyclist Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Route 213 Crash

Methuen’s Jeremy Settlemoir is recovering at a Boston hospital after a Friday morning Route 213 motorcycle crash. (Courtesy photograph) A 36-year-old Methuen motorcyclist is recovering at a Boston hospital after sustaining serious injuries in a Friday morning crash on the city’s stretch of Route 213. Police said Jeremy Settlemoir was traveling westbound on Pleasant Street

Haverhill MBTA Line Resumes Full Service Three Days After Gas Disaster

Haverhill-based commuter rail service has fully resumed following the Merrimack Valley gas disaster. (File photograph) Thousands of Andover, North Andover and Lawrence residents were allowed back into their homes first thing Sunday morning as a swift three-phase recovery effort backed by Governor Charlie Baker and Eversource kicked into high gear. During a news conference Sunday