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DiZoglio Would Be ‘Humbled and Honored’ to Serve in State Senate

DiZoglio Would Be ‘Humbled and Honored’ to Serve in State Senate

Rep. Diana DiZoglio is hoping to make big moves on Beacon Hill. Currently in her third term representing Methuen and Haverhill, DiZoglio plans to run for the soon-to-be vacant seat left when Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives ends her term in January. If elected to the Senate, DiZoglio tells WHAV she’ll continue to champion the same

Methuen Receives State Grant to Fund Downtown Parking, Growth Projects

The City of Methuen will share in $285,000 of state money to support their downtown revitalization efforts, the Baker-Polito Administration announced this week. Methuen is the sole Merrimack Valley community to be awarded a Massachusetts Downtown Initiative grant. “Walkable, dynamic downtowns that house local businesses, restaurants, and amenities help make cities and towns across the

Papa’s Cafe and Bakery Opens in Haverhill

Mike Mansfield and Matt Pappa celebrated the grand opening of Papa’s Cafe and Bakery March 20 in Haverhill. (Courtesy photograph) Haverhill coffee addicts have yet another way to get their java jolt with the opening of Papa’s Cafe and Bakery on Groveland Street. Owned and operated by Mike Mansfield and Matt Pappa, the eatery celebrated

O’Connor Ives Will Not Seek Re-Election, DiZoglio to Run for Open Senate Seat

Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives (left) has announced she will not seek re-election. Rep. Diana DiZoglio intends to run for her vacant Senate seat. (File photographs) Spending nearly six years advocating for residents in Haverhill and Methuen in the state Senate, Kathleen O’Connor Ives has decided not to seek re-election to a fourth term. O’Connor Ives’