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North Andover Has Flu Shots Available For Seniors At Upcoming Clinics

The Center for Disease Control recommends that senior citizens get a flu shot every year to help prevent the spread of influenza. The North Andover Health Department has a limited number of the High Dose Flu Vaccine available for town residents over the age of 65. People who want a flu shot should b

PATCH - 2017-09-18 22:08:53

Strengthening Hurricane Maria a threat to Irma-hit Caribbean

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - The islands of the eastern Caribbean prepared Sunday to face another potential disaster, with forecasters saying newly formed and likely to strengthen Hurricane Maria was headed for a hit on the Leeward Islands by Monday night. Hurricane or tropical storm wa

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-18 01:03:29

Divided region unlikely to woo Amazon

The golden ticket represented by Amazon's plan to build a second headquarters in a still-to-be identified community in the United States could remake a local economy almost overnight. The scale of the proposed operation - up to 50,000 people working over 8 million square feet of space - represents a

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Candidates at mayoral debate focus on crime, addiction

LAWRENCE - During a debate that covered topics from Lawrence's sanctuary city status to housing needs, the five candidates at Monday's mayoral debate continually returned to two intertwined issues: a steady stream of violence and the heroin crisis. The candidates sparred over what needs to be done t

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 05:02:04

Cancer victim helps fellow sufferers

NECC photography student and breast cancer patient Priscilla Westaway has launched a photography fundraiser to raise money for fellow cancer patients and their families. HAVERHILL - Priscilla Westaway has a special connection to cancer patients and their families. She knows how hospital bills can st

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2017-09-18 19:41:45

Fire Chief Arraigned in Domestic Violence Case

A Massachusetts fire chief appeared in court Monday to answer to charges that he allegedly tried to strangle his wife in front of their young children. Ipswich Fire Chief Gregory Gagnon, 41, of Dracut, was arraigned in Lowell District Court on a charge of strangulation and ordered to undergo inpatie

NECN - 2017-09-18 22:25:59

Fire chief sent to treatment after 2nd arrest

ROBERT MILLS/Lowell Sun pool photoIpswich fire Chief Greg Gagnon, right, and his attorney, Christine DeBernardis, leave Lowell District Court after Gagnon's arraignment Monday on domestic violence charges. He has been placed on paid administrative leave from his job. ROBERT MILLS/Lowell Sun pool pho

SALEM NEWS - 2017-09-18 22:00:00

RPL announces Innovation Studio programming

Reading Public Library has announced upcoming events and programming at its Innovation Studio programs are geared towards teens and adults and all supplies are provided. The mission of the Innovation Studio is to provide tools, resources and experts in a space that encourages discovery, design, inve

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-09-18 18:17:17

Tewksbury man dies after ATV rolls over

WINCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- New Hampshire authorities say an ATV rider has been found dead near a state park after he attempted to navigate a steep trail and his vehicle rolled. Fish and Game conservation officers say 77-year-old Daniel Gill, of Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was reported missing Sunday ni

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 14:26:36

AP Exclusive: Evidence of spills at toxic site during floods

PASADENA, Texas (AP) -- The U.S. government received reports of three spills at one of Houston's dirtiest Superfund toxic waste sites in the days after the drenching rains from Hurricane Harvey finally stopped. Aerial photos reviewed by The Associated Press show dark-colored water surrounding the si

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 12:16:13

At UN, Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. General Assembly, threated the "total destruction"' of North Korea if it does not abandon its drive toward nuclear weapons. Trump, who has ramped up his rhetoric throughout the escalating crisis with North Korea,

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 15:08:45

Senate GOP musters final push to erase Obama health care law

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senate Republicans expressed growing hope Monday for a final push to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, an effort that still faces an uphill climb and just a two-week window to pass. Adding more risk, senators would be in the dark about the bill's impact on American

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 12:16:05

Metallics and feathers galore on Emmys red carpet

A force of red, a wealth of metallics and a strong show of feathers took the carpet at the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, led by Nicole Kidman, Tessa Thompson and Tracee Ellis Ross. And what's a dress without hair and makeup? The winners in beauty trends Sunday night in Los Angeles included pre

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 11:27:42

Cancellation of 8th-grade D.C. trip stirs hard feelings in Wilmington

WILMINGTON -- A 40-year tradition for Wilmington Middle School eighth-graders came to a halt this year. Two teachers who have voluntarily organized the field trip to Washington, D.C., stepped away from their roles in June, citing criticism from parents as one of the major reasons for the decision.

LOWELL SUN - 2017-09-19 10:35:09

Prae: Small agency provides equal access marketing & community preservation

MANCHESTER, NH - Based in Manchester and Lowell, Mass., Prae works with small businesses to promote community wellness, marketing education, and provide a number of services to help business owners increase their marketing footprint, off and online. Prae started with a passion for community developm

MANCHESTERINKLINK.COM - 2017-09-19 01:04:24

Red Sox top Orioles in 11 innings

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Andrew Benintendi hit a two-run single in the 11th inning, Mookie Betts had four RBIs and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles, 10-8, Monday night for their ninth win in 12 games. Xander Bogaerts homered and scored three runs for the Red Sox, who maintained their three-ga

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-19 03:50:53

Mayoral Aide Van Dam Takes Job as Retirement Administrator

David S. Van Dam regularly appears before the Haverhill City Council. (WHAV News photograph.) David S. Van Dam, chief of staff to Mayor James J. Fiorentini, has accepted a new job beginning next month. Van Dam won't have far to go though. He'll be moving to the third floor of City Hall as retirement

WHAV.NET - 2017-09-19 00:04:25

Novelist Tova Mirvis to Kick Off Temple Emanu-El's 2017 Author Series

Community Spotlight is heard quarter past every hour on 97.9 WHAV. Greater Haverhill non-profit organizations are invited to submit news of events, fundraising appeals and other community calendar announcements. Click to use the Submit News Tip form to submit your information. Temple Emanu-El is set

WHAV.NET - 2017-09-19 00:00:41

Former City Employee Dawn Marie Medford Reports to Court Oct. 24 to Face Charges of $33K Theft

Dawn Marie Medford, of Bradford, at her arraignment in Haverhill District Court. (WHAV News photograph.) Former City of Haverhill employee Dawn Marie Medford, accused of stealing approximately $33,000 in cash and checks from the tax collector's office, appears in court Oct. 24 to face larceny charge

WHAV.NET - 2017-09-19 00:00:40

With appeal, Van Liew vs. Eliopoulos

CHELMSFORD -- Roland Van Liew will seek to appeal the decision of the state Appeals Court affirming the $2.9 million plus interest awarded to former Selectman Philip Eliopoulos in the pair's dueling defamation lawsuits. According to public case information available electronically for the state Sup

THEVALLEYDISPATCH.COM - 2017-09-18 20:29:49