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Labor Leaders Consider Unfair Labor Complaint Against Westinghouse

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


Plaistow Conducts Training on ‘Positive Work Environment’

A training session for elected and appointed officials covering a “positive work environment” takes place Saturday. Under the auspices of the Plaistow Board of Selectmen, the training takes place Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to noon, in the Great Hall at Town Hall, 145 Main St. For more information, call the Board of Selectmen


Methuen Firefighters Receive New Gear with Federal Grant

Methuen Fire Chief Tim Sheehy, right, receives an award last March from Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Diggan. (Cindy Driver file photograph for WHAV News.) The Methuen Fire Department has been awarded more than $225,000 through the federal Assistance to Firefighter Grants program. Firefighters will use the $225,655 to purchase updated safety equipment, including 33 new


Floor Work Closes Meeting Room at Sandown Town Hall

The upstairs hall at Sandown Town Hall closes next Monday for restoration of its wood floor. Work is scheduled to begin Monday, May 22, and the hall will remain closed thorough Sunday, June 4, according to officials. Meetings scheduled for the upstairs hall are expected to take place in the downstairs hall, but residents are


Methuen Seeking Home Invasion Suspect Who Shot Man in Leg

Methuen Police are seeking the suspect, pictured above or video below, wanted in a violent home invasion Friday. (Photograph courtesy of Methuen Police.) Methuen Police are seeking a suspect in a violent, armed home invasion early Friday morning, during which a resident was shot in the leg. Police responded to Elmwood Road at 5:20 a.m.,