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CNA Stores CEO Rob DiFazio and His Family Participate in 2022 Pan-Mass Challenge 

Amesbury and Haverhill, MA –  The CEO of CNA Stores, a veteran-owned cannabis company with retail dispensaries in Amesbury and Haverhill, Massachusetts, rode in the 2022 Pan-Mass Challenge with his family. A participant since 2014, DiFazio shared the impact that the PMC has had on him and his family, and encourages donations that will directly […]

Cline Joins Haverhill Bank as Vice President and Controller

HAVERHILL, Mass. — Evan S. Cline recently joined Haverhill Bank as vice president and controller. Cline comes to Haverhill Bank with more than 25 years of experience in banking and finance, having most recently served as controller at GFA Federal Credit Union in Gardner. He previously held senior finance positions at Milford National Bank & […]

Special Event at Nunan’s

Our Corpse Flower Is About To Bloom! We are excited to share this rare experience with you again. Though we cannot predict the exact three days it will be in bloom, we anticipate that it could be this weekend. We are hopeful that this hot weather we have been getting will make it think it […]

July 9th Haverhill Art Walk 

Haverhill, MA — After a successful first Haverhill Art Walk event of the season, the five month program returns on July 9th, highlighting local businesses and underutilized spaces in downtown Haverhill with plein air painting, poetry, walking tours, live music and more! The Boys and Girls Club, Casa Blanca, G’s Restaurant and Exit Realty are […]

Haverhill Farmers Market opens Saturday June 25th for 44th Season

Haverhill, MA – The Haverhill Farmers Market returns for its 44th season, beginning June 25th and running until October 29 at 51 Merrimack Street, in Haverhill in front of the Goeke parking deck. The market operates from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., selling a wide variety of local products, including farm-fresh fruits, herbs, eggs, vegetables, […]

SERVPRO fire remediation specialists advise Haverhill-area grill masters to prepare now for a safe, savory outdoor cooking season

Haverhill, MA – For many, the Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer season. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) warns families that the onset of the summer season also marks a rise in home fires started by outdoor grilling activities. According to the NFPA, on average, 10,600 home fires are started […]

“Poor Richard’s Women” Lecture and Book Signing at Museum of Printing

Haverhill, MA – On Saturday, May 21 at 1pm, author Nancy Rubin Stuart will lecture about the women in Ben Franklin’s life, the subject of her recent book. Hear her recount the story of Deborah Read Franklin and the other women who loved Benjamin Franklin, based upon his correspondence. POOR RICHARD’S WOMEN is a vivid portrait of […]

Specialized financial services for families with special needs expands in Haverhill

Haverhill, MA – Elisabeth L. Brady has received the Chartered Special Needs Consultant (ChSNC®) designation. Elisabeth is a financial services professional with Commonwealth Financial Group, a general agency of the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) based in Boston.  Elisabeth also holds her Certification in Long-Term Care, and series 6 and 63 securities licenses; and has […]

NECC’s New Director of Career Services Brings Two Decades of Experience

Haverhill and Lawrence, MA – When it comes to networking, Sandy Rochon of Amesbury, Northern Essex Community College’s new director of career services, practices what she preaches. The 1996 Northern Essex business grad was volunteering at one of the college’s mobile food markets when she heard that Ashley Moore, director of career services, was leaving […]

Pentucket Bank Welcomes Stacey Palovich to the Commercial Lending Team

Haverhill, MA – Jonathan Dowst, President & CEO of Pentucket Bank, along with the Bank’s Executive Leadership Team welcomed Stacey Palovich to the Bank as a Senior Vice President and Commercial Lending Team Leader. Stacey joined Pentucket Bank on March 21 bringing over ten years of commercial lending experience to the team.  Her experience includes […]

Pentucket Bank Congratulates Kerianne Pereira on the Volunteer of the Year Award

Haverhill, MA – Jonathan Dowst, President & CEO of Pentucket Bank, along with the Bank’s Executive Leadership Team, congratulate Kerianne Pereira on being named the Volunteer of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Salem, NH. Kerianne started at the Bank in March of 2020 in the role of Vice President and […]

Pentucket Bank Welcomes Two Community Leaders to Board of Directors

Haverhill, MA – Jonathan H. Dowst, President and CEO of Pentucket Bank, along with the Board of Directors and Trustees, officially welcomed the following community leaders to the Board of Directors and Trustees at the 130th Annual Meeting of Pentucket Bank on March 10, 2022. Noemi Custodia-Lora. Noemi is Vice President at Northern Essex Community […]

Fit Mom Wellness Program Offered

Haverhill, MA –  Cedardale Health + Fitness will be offering a Fit Mom Wellness Program. This 6-week program is designed for postpartum mothers and their babies up to age 9 months. Common issues women experience after giving birth will be the focus of this program. Participants will meet one time per week for 45 minutes […]

Gigantic Garage Sale at the Museum of Printing

Haverhill, MA  – The Museum of Printing is holding its biggest ever garage sale on March 26th from 10 am to 4 pm. One of the museum’s missions is to support the craft of letterpress, and keep presses, type, and materials in circulation. Over the last few months the museum has received many generous donations from organizations and […]

Carmen Johnson Muscular Therapy Celebrates 15 Years 

North Andover, MA — Carmen Johnson Muscle Therapy celebrates its 15th anniversary in the Merrimack Valley. Carmen has been providing community members therapeutic and relaxation massage as a muscular therapist and reiki II practitioner. Carmen will be celebrating new offerings in the New Year, including small group or individual classes for pediatric massage and couples […]

Job Fair at MakeIT Haverhill on Thursday 2/17

Haverhill, MA – MakeIT Haverhill has jobs!  Visit us at 301 Washington Street for a Job Fair on Thursday, Feb. 17 from 4pm – 7pm. Meet local employers in a friendly environment where bi-lingual assistance is available for Spanish speakers. Northern Essex Community College will be on site to discuss free Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) […]

George C. Wadleigh Foundation Donation Allows CareRide to Expand into Haverhill

Haverhill, MA – Thanks to a generous donation of $29,545 to AgeSpan’s transportation program, CareRide, will now be able to serve older adults in Haverhill. “The George C. Wadleigh Foundation has been a long-time supporter of the agency and once again the foundation has demonstrated its support by awarding funding to expand CareRide,” says Joan […]

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore Announces Rebrand to AgeSpan

Haverhill, MA – Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley and North Shore, a private nonprofit agency with offices in Lawrence and Danvers, announced today the organization’s official rebrand to AgeSpan. AgeSpan started as an organization in 1974, focused on serving the needs of older adults. Over the years, its programs and services have expanded, and […]

“Stay Healthy Tips” for the Approaching Flu Season

Haverhill, MA  – Flu season is upon us! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza activity often begins to increase in October, peaks between December and February, and can linger into May.1 At a time when COVID-19 is still the dominant infectious disease concern, cleaning and bioremediation specialists with SERVPRO® remind […]

Museum of Printing Joins Smithsonian Magazine’s 17th Annual Museum Day

Haverhill, MA — The Museum of Printing will open its doors free of charge to all Museum Day ticketholders on Saturday, September 18, 2021 as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 17th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the free admission policy at the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington DC-based museums. […]

Final Haverhill Art Walk of the season showcases Opera and Puerto Rican art exhibit

Haverhill, MA —  Haverhill Art Walk culminates a five event season with a grand finale. Buttonwoods Museum at 240 Water Street will be hosting a Puerto Rican Art Exhibit guest curated by Dr. Graciela Trilla. It will feature art created in various mediums including paintings, drawings, lithographs, wood carving prints and serigraphs, as well as […]

Haverhill Cultural Council Receives $45,400 From Mass Cultural Council, Switches to Direct Granting

Haverhill, MA – On August 27, 2021, The Haverhill Cultural Council received $45,400 from The Massachusetts Cultural Council and plans to start accepting grant applications starting September 1st, 2021. The HCC has also switched from a reimbursement format for grant payments to a direct grant program, eliminating the need for recipients to have to pay […]

FEMA’s National Preparedness Month Spotlights the Importance of Understanding and Managing Risk

Haverhill, MA  – September is National Preparedness Month, part of the ongoing “Ready”1initiative of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). According to FEMA’s “Are You Ready” guide, the first step in effective disaster preparedness is to understand your specific risks – first by identifying the hazards that could possibly affect you and then by evaluating […]

August Art Walk brings live music to every corner!

Haverhill, MA —  Haverhill Art Walk brings live music and more to downtown on Saturday, August 14th, 3-7 pm. Haverhill will be feeling the tunes at August Art Walk. Heaventown Haverhill will be back hosting a full lineup of music at Washington Square, as well as an open mic at The Switchboard, located at 43 […]

Local SERVPRO Franchise Recognized for Outstanding Achievement

Haverhill, MA – SERVPRO announces that SERVPRO® of Haverhill/Newburyport received the CHAIRMAN’S Platinum award at the company’s 52nd annual convention, held July 19-23 at the Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida. Patrick & Michelle Lavigne of SERVPRO® of Haverhill/Newburyport joined the more than 650 franchise owners and key employees to receive […]

Local Montessori schools to host Boardwalk Block Party on Saturday, August 7th

Haverhill, MA — Local Wildflower Montessori schools, Wisteria Montessori of 76 Merrimack Street, Marigold Montessori of 26 White Street and Snowdrop Montessori, slated to open this September at 181 Washington Street, are hosting a community block party on the boardwalk at Harbor Place on Saturday, August 7, 4-7pm with an outdoor movie to follow. The […]

Magnus Carlberg Named Chief Strategy Officer at Kaplansky Insurance

Needham, MA – With 37 acquisitions under their belt and more forthcoming, Kaplansky Insurance announces the hire of Magnus Carlberg as Chief Strategy Officer to manage their quest for purchasing independent agencies in Massachusetts and surrounding states. This new position has become essential due to the increasing amount of acquisitions Kaplansky Insurance has completed this year […]

July Art Walk welcomes Ruth’s House to the route!

Haverhill, MA — Haverhill Art Walk brings live music, artist demonstrations and workshops to downtown on Saturday, July 10th, 3-7pm. Ruth’s House provides clothing and employment training opportunities to individuals and families throughout the Merrimack Valley. The Lafayette Square thrift shop is excited to participate in Haverhill Art Walk. They extend their hours to host […]

June Art Walk celebrates pride with drag queens and more!

Haverhill, MA —  Haverhill Art Walk brings an eclectic mix of offerings to downtown on Saturday, June 12th, 3-7pm. Kick off June Art Walk at the historic Buttonwoods Museum, 240 Water Street, for the Greater Haverhill Arts Association annual Members’ show. Continue downtown to Wisteria Montessori School at 76 Merrimack Street where you’ll find artists […]

Computer Basics Courses in Spanish and English

Haverhill, MA – MakeIT Haverhill plans two free “Introduction to Computer Basics” courses during the month of June. Each will consist of two 1-hour classes covering skills such as email, internet browsing, and file/folder management. All classes will be at MakeIT Haverhill’s collaboration space at 301 Washington Street, Haverhill, MA. The first course will be […]

Museum of  Printing acquires major vintage type collection

T. J. Lyons collected Victorian wood and metal type from the 1820s to the 1880s. He amassed over 2,500 unique typefaces for his small print shop in Allston, Mass. Eventually the collection was housed at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston, and will now reside at the Museum of Printing in Haverhill, Massachusetts. The […]

IMI Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Haverhill, MA –  IMI, Inc. the specialty fabricator of printed circuit boards and substrates announced today that the company celebrates its 50th anniversary in May 2021 making it one of the oldest circuit board fabricators in America. Founded as Integrated Memories Incorporated in 1971 by several successful Boston area entrepreneurs led by William McConnell, the […]

Kick-off Art Walk event brings art, music and hula hooping to Haverhill 

Haverhill, MA — The upcoming Haverhill Art Walk will highlight local businesses, forgotten alleyways, and underutilized spaces with plein air painting, exhibitions, demonstrations, and music performances. This indoor and outdoor program will launch on Saturday, May 8, 3-7pm and continue monthly through September on the second Saturday.  Businesses and organizations throughout the downtown Haverhill Riverfront […]

Museum of Printing Exhibition on Vintage American Newspapers

Haverhill, MA – From May 8 to 29, the Museum of Printing in Haverhill, Massachusetts will display a sampling of its extensive collection of vintage newspapers. The exhibition is called “From Rags to News” because printers would ask for old rags to make the paper needed for printing. The exhibition features issues from 1781 to […]

Amtrak Announces More Trains and More Options

Portland, ME – The Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority (NNEPRA) announced today that the Amtrak Downeaster will increase service and implement a new schedule on May 3, 2021. This will restore the Downeaster to its pre-COVD service level of five daily round trips between Brunswick and Boston. The Downeaster has been offering four daily […]

Kaplansky Insurance Acquires Russ Towers Insurance Agency

Needham, MA – Kaplansky Insurance, a leading independently owned agency headquartered in Needham, MA, has announced its acquisition of Russ Towers Insurance Agency, located in Tiverton, RI, and Seekonk, MA. This marks Kaplansky’s 36th acquisition and their 2nd in 2021. “This is the start of a new chapter for us,” states Ely Kaplansky, President and CEO […]

Palmer Gas & Oil Voted Best of Business for 5th Consecutive Year

Atkinson, NH – Award-winning Palmer Gas & Oil (PGO) received its fifth consecutive win as Best Fuel Provider by New Hampshire Business Review’s 2021 Best of Business (BOB) Awards. The BOB Awards is an annual program that recognizes New Hampshire’s most exceptional businesses — this year readers cast more than 4,700 online votes in a range of […]

Haverhill Cultural Organizations Plan Virtual Activities April 20 –23

Event: Haverhill Cultural Organizations Plan Virtual Activities April 20 –23 Where: Zoom (Materials pickup at Buttonwoods or Dustin-Duston Garrison House) When: April 20 – 23, 2021 (Registration closes April 11, 2021) Contact: Melissa Drake Website: The Museum of Printing Celebrates Print during the Haverhill Cultural Treasures Virtual Camp The eight Haverhill museums and cultural sites, […]

The Upcoming Haverhill Art Walk Program Will Highlight Local Businesses

Haverhill, MA — The upcoming Haverhill Art Walk program will highlight local businesses, forgotten alleyways, and underutilized spaces with plein air painting, exhibitions, demonstrations, and music performances. This indoor and outdoor program will take place on the second Saturday of each month from May – September throughout the downtown Haverhill Riverfront Cultural District and beyond. […]

River Bards Poetry Series is back for the Spring via Zoom

Haverhill, MA – Haverhill’s River Bards are a group of local poets with a passion for shining a light on poetry, prose, spoken word, and other literary arts. Twice a year the Bards present a once-a-month poetry series in collaboration with Creative Haverhill. This program is usually held at HC Media’s downtown location, but due […]

Historic Bibles on Display at Museum of Printing

Haverhill, MA — The Museum of Printing has an extensive collection of rare Bibles and many will be on display during March and April. The Museum has one leaf from every Bible printed in Colonial America, including the first Bible printed in America. It was the Eliot Bible of 1663 in the Algonquin Indian language. […]

Marie Rose of Kaplansky Insurance Earns CPIA Designation

Needham, MA – Continuing education in the insurance industry consists of keeping up with the latest trends, policies, and practices needed to better serve the customer. By building her skills and earning her Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) designation, Marie Rose, Agency Branch Manager at Kaplansky Insurance, is doing just that. Marie has been with Kaplansky […]

Pentucket Bank Announces 2021 Officer Promotions

Haverhill, MA – Scott D. Cote, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Pentucket Bank, Jonathan Dowst, President, along with the Senior Management Team of the Bank, are proud to announce the following officer level promotions that took effect January 1, 2021: Karl Denu, Senior Vice President | Chief Financial Officer Most recently serving in […]

Holy Family Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety

Haverhill, MA  – Holy Family Hospital, a Steward family hospital, was awarded an ‘A’, and the “Top General Hospital” designation for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2020 Hospital Safety Grades. The designation recognizes Holy Family’s efforts in protecting patients from harm and providing safer health care. Holy [...]

Palmer Gas & Oil and Greater Salem Rotary Club Give the Gift of Warmth

Atkinson, NH – Palmer Gas & Oil and the Greater Salem Rotary Club have partnered this holiday season to give the gift of warmth to some special households. Palmer Gas received a significant cash donation from the Rotary Club which they were able to apply to the fuel accounts of local families. Says Peter Iacobucci, […]

Amtrak Celebrates 19 Years of Downeaster Service

Boston, MA – December 15th marked the 19th Anniversary of Amtrak Downeaster service between Portland, Maine and Boston, Massachusetts. Since December 15, 2001, more than 65,000 Downeaster trains have operated, transporting more than 7.62 million passengers the equivalent of nearly 658 million passenger miles.  The Downeaster transports a diverse cross-section of riders who travel for […]

Kaplansky Insurance appoints Donna Stanton as Vice President of Business Development

Needham, MA – Kaplansky Insurance is pleased to appoint Donna Stanton as Vice President of Business Development. In her previous role within the agency, Donna served as Director of Business development. Stanton brings 29 years of sales, leadership, and agency management experience to her role. Before joining Kaplansky Insurance, Stanton spent 15 years working for a […]

Haverhill Bank Promotes Four Longtime Staffers

Haverhill, MA — Haverhill Bank recently promoted four longtime staff members. James P. Henebry of Amesbury was promoted to vice president, commercial lending; Deven M. Robinson to vice president, executive administration officer and board secretary; Ana Gonzalez of Haverhill to assistant vice president, branch officer; and Marcos Melo, assistant vice president, branch officer. “While the […]

NECC Expands Career Search Opportunities for Students and Alumni

Haverhill, MA – In July, Northern Essex Community College (Haverhill and Lawrence, MA) became the first community college in Massachusetts to adopt Handshake, a career network that is comprised of 500,000 employers, including all of the Fortune 500 companies. Northern Essex students and alumni now have access to this expanding network of career opportunities, according to […]

NECC Announces New Director of Corporate & Community Education

Haverhill, MA –  Northern Essex Community College’s new Director of Corporate and Community Education, Alex Rodriguez of Melrose, Massachusetts, has experience as a business professor, economic development strategist, and marketer for software companies. A Texas native, Rodriguez has been teaching strategy and marketing at local colleges, including Lesley University, UMass Boston, and Newbury College for […]

The Colorful World of Chromolithography Exhibit Opening

Haverhill, MA – The Museum of Printing announces the opening of the new exhibit, The Colorful World of Chromolithography. One of the most beautiful items in the Museum of Printing Romano Library is the “Album des célébrités contemporaines, publié par Lefevrè-Utile,” Nantes, circa 1909. It is a masterpiece of chromolithography and a stunning example of […]

Palmer Gas & Oil Hires New General Manager

Atkinson, NH – Peter Iacobucci has been named General Manager of the award-winning company, Palmer Gas & Oil. He brings with him more than 30 years of experience in the fuel and HVAC industry. Peter says, “Palmer Gas & Oil has always been well-revered in the industry as a company that sets the bar for […]

Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform its Family Holiday Concert

Merrimack Valley Philharmonic Orchestra (MVPO) to Perform its Family Holiday Concert While Hosting its Silent Auction Fundraiser on December 15th. The MVPO invites you to their Family Holiday Season Spectacular Concert at Timberlane Performing Arts Center (TPAC), featuring many instrumental and choral favorites of the season. A special highlight will showcase North Andover vocal soloist […]

NECC Offers Free Supervisory Skills Training Effective Supervisory Skills will be offered six times, between January 9, 2020 and January 14, 2021, and Advanced Leadership Topics will be offered three times with the first session beginning April 8, 2020. This is the second grant that Northern Essex has received to offer supervisory skills training. In 2017, the Lawrence Partnership, a private-public […]

Innovative Initiative Supports Best Practice for Aging Well in Place

Haverhill & Lynn, MA – Element Care, a non-profit, health care organization serving adults 55 and older, has opened a new on-site medical office at Bethany Community Services’ Merrivista campus at 100 Water Street in Haverhill. This partnership creates a valuable linkage between senior housing and senior healthcare services to help older adults age-in-place with […]

Museum of Printing Acquires Schappler Typographic Ephemera Collection

Haverhill, MA – The Museum of Printing has acquired over 11,000 rare typographic items, from promotional ephemera, to type specimen books, to correspondence with typographic designers. This collection joins the over 9,000 typographic items in the Museum’s archives. It is one of the most compete collections of 20th Century worldwide typographic development and promotion. John […]

Pentucket Bank Welcomes New Branch Officers

Jeannette Abi Samra Maroun, Branch Manager joined Pentucket Bank in May in the Westgate location, taking over for long-time Branch Manager Patti Guerin following her recent retirement.  Jeannette comes to Pentucket with over seven years of banking experience specializing in business development, customer service and team coaching.   Jeannette’s favorite hobbies are hiking, traveling and volunteering […]

Scott Cote Elected to Depositors Insurance Fund Board of Directors

Haverhill, MA – Scott D. Cote, CEO/Chairman of the Board of Pentucket Bank has been elected to serve a six year term on the Board of the Depositors Insurance Fund (DIF). The Depositors Insurance Fund is a private, industry-sponsored insurance company that insures all bank deposits above Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) limits at a […]

Pentucket Bank Welcomes New Officer Positions

Haverhill, MA – Scott D. Cote, CEO/Chairman of the Board, Charles A. Walker, President and the Senior Management Team of Pentucket Bank are pleased to welcomes three new key Officer positions to the Pentucket Bank team. Robert Glosner is the Director of Information Technology and is responsible for overall ownership of IT within the Bank.  […]

Museum of Printing Qwerty Festival July 20th

Where: Museum of Printing, 15 Thornton Avenue, Haverhill, MA 01832 When: Saturday, July 20th, 10 a.m .to 4 p.m. Media Contacts: Frank Romano, or Laurie Hartman,, 978-578-6143 Website: This special event will showcase our exhibit of more than forty typewriters plus rare office machines ranging from the first Mimeograph to the Gestetner, […]

Mount Washington Area Job Fair July 17th

Mount Washington Area Job Fair next Wednesday, July 17 at Somebody Cares New England (358 Washington Street located in front of Fantini Baking Co.) from 10:00am to 12:00pm. Local businesses looking to hire include: Cedar’s Mediterranean Food – list of careers Census 2020 – list of careers Fantini Baking Company Haverhill Public Schools – list […]

NECC Welcomes New VP of Institutional Advancement With campuses in Haverhill and Lawrence, Northern Essex Community College offers over 60 associate degree and certificate programs as well as hundreds of noncredit courses designed for personal enrichment and career growth.  Each year, close to 8,000 students are enrolled in credit associate degree and certificate programs on the Haverhill and Lawrence campuses; and […]

Pentucket Bank Announces Erin Dube as Assistant Vice President/Commercial Loan Officer

Erin Dube to Assistant Vice President/Commercial Loan Officer. Erin has been with Pentucket Bank for 4 years, first hired as a Credit Analyst with over 25 years of industry experience.  Since joining Pentucket Bank, Erin’s role transitioned from Analyst to Commercial Loan Officer prior to this most recent promotion to Assistant Vice President.  Erin’s primary […]

NECC Holds 5th Annual Networking Night

Northern Essex Community College will hold its Fifth Annual Networking Night on Thursday, May 16, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St. The keynote speaker will be Miss Massachusetts Gabriela Taveras of Lawrence. A child of immigrants, Taveras has overcome many adversities including surviving assault, growing […]

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Chris Wheeler, PA-C of Access Sports Will Present to Local Fire Dept.

Hampton, New Hampshire (March 8, 2019)— Chris Wheeler, PA-C of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics has been invited by the Hampton Firefighters & Fire Officers to speak about injury prevention over the course of four sessions in March 2019. Chris has been working with and educating local firefighters on injury prevention and treatment for more […]

Cogswell ArtSpace Launches Year End Matching Gift Campaign

The five year effort to bring Cogswell ArtSpace to life has reached an important milestone. The Capital Campaign is 80% of the way to its goal of $2,156,247. Creative Haverhill recently celebrated securing federal and state historic tax credits which will pay for 40% of the cost of renovating the building into a modern, functional […]

Museum of Printing ~ Special Exhibit ~ Anna Hogan Celebration: A Life Engraved in Art

The public is cordially invited to attend our ‘Anna Hogan Celebration: A Life Engraved in Art’ on Saturday, December 8th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.  Local wood engraver and artist, Anna Hogan, passed away peacefully last December just a few weeks shy of her 96th birthday. This special […]

200 Attend Wingate Residences at Haverhill Grand Opening

HAVERHILL, Mass. — More than 200 community leaders, health care professionals, and future residents gathered on Oct. 24 at the grand opening celebration of Wingate Residences at Haverhill, an independent living, assisted living and memory care community located at 10 Residences Way (formerly 182 North Ave.). The event included a ribbon-cutting ceremony with James J. Fiorentini, […]


Ansel Adams Environmentalist and Photographer on Saturday, November 3rd, at 1:00 p.m. Free admission Photographer Ansel Adams (1902–1984), devoted his life to sharing the transformative power of wilderness through his art, and to leading the environmental movement. Speaker Lance Hidy was chosen by Adams to collaborate on the final book of his career, ‘Yosemite and […]


CALLING ON LOCAL BUSINESSES TO ‘PINK UP THE PORT’ THIS BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Newburyport, MA – During October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month – and all year long – Anna Jaques Hospital and the Gerrish Breast Care Center strives to raise breast cancer awareness and prevention and celebrate survivors through different community events and initiatives, including the […]

NECC Welcomes Two New Haverhill Community Leaders

Northern Essex Community College President Lane Glenn hosted a warm welcome for two of Haverhill’s newest community leaders on Monday, August 6. Northern Essex faculty and staff as well as Haverhill community business leaders, educators, and elected officials greeted Margaret Marotta, Haverhill’s superintendent of schools, and Dougan Sherwood, president and CEO of the Greater Haverhill Chamber of Commerce, […]


Lawrence, MA —YWCA Northeastern Massachusetts announces 19 women to be honored at the 35rd Annual YWCA Tribute to Women. The annual event honors women who work or live within the YWCA service area who demonstrate outstanding leadership and make a positive impact on their communities. “I am amazed, year after year, not only at the […]

Anna Jaques Hospital welcomes Mary Williamson as Executive Director of the Anna Jaques Community Health Foundation

Anna Jaques Hospital announced that Mary Williamson will assume the role of Executive Director of the Anna Jaques Hospital Community Health Foundation, effective May 21, 2018. As Executive Director, Mary brings more than 25 years of well-rounded management and fundraising experience grounded in relationship and community building. Her multi-faceted expertise will advance the philanthropic activities […]

Mt. Washington Alliance Community Health Fair


White Ribbon Breakfast

(Haverhill)— YWCA Northeastern Massachusetts will hold its 4th Annual White Ribbon Day event on Thursday, March 29, as part of the month-long Massachusetts White Ribbon campaign. The White Ribbon campaign brings together men and boys who commit to ending violence as they stand and take the White Ribbon pledge to be part of the solution […]

Savor Series 2018

Savor Series 2018   Contacts: Suzanne Carey-Fernandez Merrimack Valley Food Co-op 978-273-8744     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 4, 2018: Merrimack Valley Food Co-op is Committed to Our Community Celebrates local food in “Savor Series” Merrimack Valley Food Co-op, MVFC, was inspired by their success with last October’s “Savor Haverhill” and has created […]


NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS REVIEW NAMES ATKINSON RESORT & COUNTRY CLUB “BEST OF BUSINESS 2018” (ATKINSON, NH 2/20/18) Atkinson Resort & Country Club has been selected as a winner in NH Business Review’s 2018 BOB Awards, which honor the best of business in New Hampshire in over 90 categories. Atkinson Resort & Country Club was honored […]

Pentucket Bank donates $5,000 to Team Haverhill

Pentucket Bank proudly contributed $5,000 to Team Haverhill in support of the Haverhill’s 2018 downtown River Ruckus festival slated for September, 22, 2018.  Pentucket Bank has been a supporter of River Ruckus since its first year and has collaborated with Team Haverhill on several community enhancement projects over the past decade. Photo L-R:  Diane Galvin, […]

Governor Baker Creates Commission on the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth

said Governor Baker.  “Making informed transportation decisions and policy guided by the best analysis possible will be the foundation for success across the board in years to come to keep our innovation economy thriving and competitive.”   “Members of the Future of Transportation in the Commonwealth Commission have generously agreed to help us chart an […]

Pentucket Bank Announces Officer Promotions

MEDIA RELEASE Contact:   Leanne Petrou, VP – Marketing & Community Relations Email: Tel:        978-556-5474 Date:  January 2018 Pentucket Bank Announces Officer Promotions (Haverhill, MA)  Scott D. Cote, CEO/Chairman of the Board and the Senior Management Team of Pentucket Bank are pleased to announce the recent Bank Officer promotions.  The annual promotions, effective January 1, […]

Pentucket Bank Announces Michael Milano as Vice President/Credit Administration Officer

Contact:   Leanne Petrou, VP – Marketing & Community Relations Email: Tel:        978-556-5474 Date:  January 10, 2018 Pentucket Bank Announces Michael Milano as Vice President/Credit Administration Officer (Haverhill, MA)  Scott D. Cote, CEO/Chairman of the Board and the Senior Management Team of Pentucket Bank are pleased to announce the recent promotion of Michael Milano to […]

NECC has Site for Downtown Haverhill Culinary Arts & Hospitality Center

If all goes as planned, Northern Essex Community College’s new Culinary Arts & Hospitality Center will be located in “The Heights at Haverhill”, a 10-story, 65,000 square-foot luxury mixed-use development that Lupoli Companies is building at 192 Merrimack St in downtown Haverhill. The state’s Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM)recently selected this site from three proposals […]

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The Museum of Printing in Haverhill, MA is presenting a special exhibition and program on Gutenberg and the Printed Bible.

 Why it took Gutenberg three attempts and several years to get the font right.  Why Gutenberg lost everything just as his Bible was being produced.  Why no two Gutenberg Bibles are the same.  How an unknown monk used print to challenge the most powerful force on earth.  How Martin Luther invented the forerunner of Twitter and […]

Ride with Santa on the Train!



AREA RESTAURANTS RAISE $8000 FOR LUNG CANCER RESEARCH THROUGH “CHEERS FOR A CURE!” CAMPAIGN Amesbury, MA —   Now in its 4th year, LUNGSTRONG’s “Cheers For A Cure!” campaign raised $8000 for lung cancer research in 2017. “Cheers” is one of many ways that LUNGSTRONG, a 100% volunteer, nonprofit organization that funds innovative lung cancer research, […]

North Shore Internal Medicine Opens Second Newburyport Location

North Shore Internal Medicine has expanded and opened a second office in Newburyport to better serve its patients. The brand new, state-of-the-art office is located at 7 Graf Road in Newburyport and offers free, ample parking and a convenient setting. North Shore Internal Medicine has also added a new Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, Brittany Paskal, […]

Crea1ve Haverhill invites the public to an Open House to see the progress and vision for Cogswell ArtSpace on Saturday, October 28th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Cogswell School.

Crea1ve Haverhill invites the public to an Open House to see the progress and vision for Cogswell ArtSpace on Saturday, October 28th from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the Cogswell School. Come inside and take a look! The future home of Cogswell ArtSpace will be open to the public on Saturday, October 28th from […]

If  You  Only  Knew Scavenger  Hunt  TO BENEFIT THE BUTTONWOODS MUSEUM

If  You  Only  Knew  Scavenger  Hunt TO BENEFIT THE BUTTONWOODS MUSEUM The Scavenger Hunt begins anew! It’s Fall, and time for our Annual Haverhill History Mystery. The I-TEAM: Your innovative team of 4 – 8 people have a mission that’s not impossible: to solve each new clue they’re given as they find their way around […]

Haverhill Rotary Club Highlights Local Veterans Through Awards Breakfast!

Rotary Veterans Service Awards to promote and highlight positive accomplishments Haverhill veterans provide to the local community upon returning from service. Three Awards will be presented based on the nominations received. The Haverhill Rotary Club is currently seeking nominations of deserving veterans from the local community. of deserving veterans. Individuals must have served or be […]

The American Dog Show

American Dog Show – a temporary sculpture installation by the Dale Rogers Studio is coming the Haverhill Oct. 20-22. If you have wondered about the origins of the big dog sculpture on 495 at the Ward Hill exit, or already in the know and in love with Haverhill’s Hound, The American Dog Show is for […]

Anna Jaques Hospital Welcomes Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Andrew Banos to the Medical Staff

NEWBURYPORT, MA – Anna Jaques Hospital announces the arrival of Andrew Banos, MD, to the medical staff.  Dr. Banos brings shoulder, hip and knee expertise to the wide range of orthopedics services available with 18 surgeons now on staff at the hospital. Dr. Banos has joined Seacoast Orthopedics in Newburyport, MA. He is a Harvard […]

Wang's Table Golf Tournament!


Site Readiness Program – Now accepting applications for second round of awards!

The Site Readiness Program aims to boost the Commonwealth’s inventory of large, well-located, project-ready sites; accelerate private-sector investment in industrial and commercial projects; and support the conversion of abandoned sites and obsolete facilities into clean, actively-used, tax-generating properties. In its first year (FY17), the Site Readiness Program awarded approximately $1.8 million to support predevelopment activities […]

Wang's Table Golf Tournament


Wang's Table Hosts Golf Tournament


Free Printing Fair!


Veterans Northeast Outreach Center Dough Raiser


Team Haverhill Announces River Ruckus 2017

on Saturday September 23, 2017, from noon to 8:30 p.m., at the Riverfront Cultural District. Team Haverhill’s River Ruckus will feature a Classic Car show, live bands from The River 92.5, a Kids Zone, “A Taste of Haverhill,” a Beer Garden with a choice of brews, and a spectacular firework show over the Merrimack River. […]

Team Haverhill, in partnership with Pentucket Bank, is pleased to announce the official dedication of the Art Walk at the Bradford Rail Trail

Pentucket Bank Promotes Samantha Petrou to Small Business Relationship Manager

(Haverhill, MA)  Pentucket Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Samantha Petrou to Assistant Vice President Small Business Relationship Manager. Petrou’s Promotion was announced in May and she fully transitioned into her new role as of August 1, 2017.             Samantha Petrou joined Pentucket Bank and the commercial credit department in April of 2014 […]



CREW Barre & Cycle Invites Haverhill Residents to Inaugural 5K

Haverhill’s newest fitness studio, CREW Barre & Cycle, is set to open later this fall and is celebrating its grand opening with a 5K walk and run on Sept. 10. As CREW’s founder and owner Kristen McVey tells WHAV, Haverhill’s studio will be housed in the downtown Landmark building at 76 Merrimack Street. “We are […]

Printing Arts Fair

A great day for kids and families. Print your name with wood type in the “Alphabet Factory”, see printing presses dating back to 1880s, as well as “ancient” computers, and type on an actual typewriter at the Museum of Printing’s Printing Arts Fair, September 23rd.   Then see and hear the amazing Linotype, the 8th […]

Anna Jaques Welcomes Job Seekers

Career Opportunities Still Available to Work at AJH NEWBURYPORT, MA – Anna Jaques Hospital welcomed nearly 100 job seekers at a two-day Job Fair on August 1st and 3rd. The Job Fair welcomed professionals to explore career opportunities in positions all throughout the hospital, from clinical to administrative. Registered Nurses and other allied health professionals […]

Northern Essex Community College President Lane Glenn accepts $10,000 from the Verizon Foundation from Verizon representative Stephanie Lee for a field science program

  Seagulls squawked as Northern Essex Community College Natural Science Professor Sarah Courchesne and a half dozen of her students chased them across Appledore Island in Maine as part of a seagull banding project, funded in part, by the Verizon Foundation. Over the last two summers, about two dozen Northern Essex students under the tutelage […]

Ride The Amtrak Great Dome Car

Passengers who ride on the Amtrak Downeaster between August 19 and September 24, 2017 will be able to see Northern New England like never before!  Amtrak’s Great Dome rail car is returning to Maine and will travel along with the Amtrak Downeaster on four trips each day.  The vintage Dome was built in 1955 and […]

Area Businessman Joins NECC Foundation

Pentucket Bank Earns 5-Star Rating

100 Year Anniversary of Nunan Florist and Greenhouses

cial Media contest for 4 free rounds of Garden Golf and 4 ice creams! OFFICIAL UNVEILING CEREMONY: If you’re around at noon, local dignitaries and Selectmen will be here to unveil our new sign and officially proclamate our 100 Year Anniversary! Customer Appreciation Sale 25% Off!* Store Wide, Saturday & Sunday. * Some exclusions apply.]]>

The Haverhill Community Housing Needs Workshop

Regional Housing Plan for the Merrimack Valley. This project will engage a variety of stakeholders throughout the region to identify the types of housing we need, who we need to create housing for, and what strategies and partnerships need to be in place to accomplish local and regional goals to create housing for all. The […]

Northern Essex Community College faculty member Jay Fallon is the coordinator of the new NECC Advanced Manufacturing Precision Machining Program.

Advanced Manufacturing Degree Trains for High Demand Jobs   Manufacturing has gone high tech. Northern Essex Community College recognizes this and in response has designed a new degree to train workers for employment in this high demand career. Beginning in the fall, Northern Essex will offer an Associate of Science degree in Engineering Science Advanced Manufacturing Precision Machining. Northern Essex […]

George Moriarty, NECC’s executive director of workforce development and corporate relations, will oversee the management of the career centers.

  For more information contact Ernie Greenslade, director of public relations at Northern Essex Community College at 978-556-3862 or Northern Essex to Manage Employment Centers Northern Essex Community College has been selected by the Merrimack Valley Workforce Investment Board to assume management and operational responsibilities for the ValleyWorks One-Stop Career Center, one of 16 […]

Central Catholic High School Students Raise $16,500 for the Anna Jaques Cancer Center with the CATWALK 4 CANCER

  Students from Central Catholic High School presented Laura Rossi, Director of Oncology Services, and Sarah Gnerre, Vice President of Development, with a $16,500 check for the Anna Jaques Cancer Center affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) that was raised from the annual Catwalk4Cancer – 10 Years Tonight, Celebrate the Fight. The annual […]

Haverhill Farmers Market opens Saturday June 24th with more than 20 local vendors

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Haverhill Farmers Market opens Saturday June 24th with more than 20 local vendors Haverhill, MA, June 12, 2017: The Haverhill Farmers Market returns for its 39th season starting Saturday, June 24, 2017 and running through October 28 at 40 Bailey Blvd. (next to the Haverhill Police Station). The market operates from […]

Local Business Leader Receives Honorary Degree

Photos by Mike Dean[/caption] Local Business Leader Receives Honorary Degree Terry Stubbs of Hampton Falls, founder, president, and CEO of ActivMed Practices & Research, Inc., received an Honorary Associate Degree in Business Management from Northern Essex Community College President Lane Glenn at the college’s 55th annual commencement on Saturday, May 20. In presenting the […]

The wall that heals comes to Haverhill



Haverhill MA– Sections of the internationally celebrated AIDS Memorial Quilt – the 54 ½ -ton, handmade tapestry that stands as a memorial to more than 96,000 individuals lost to AIDS – will be on view June 3rd   3PM-8PM at the Phoenix Rising UCC 192 Merrimack Street in Haverhill MA . This free Quilt display is […]

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Anna Jaques Hospital Signs Letter of Intent to Join Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Lahey Health / New England Baptist Hospital in Proposed System

The Board of Trustees for Anna Jaques Hospital has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to explore joining the proposed combined system of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Lahey Health and New England Baptist Hospital.  As such, Anna Jaques Hospital would become a part of an integrated health care delivery system that will extend […]

NECC President Lane Glenn is Appointed to Statewide STEM Council

NECC President Lane Glenn has joined academic, business, and government leaders on a statewide council tasked with preparing MA residents for high demand jobs in STEM fields.  Read more… NECC President Lane Glenn is Appointed to Statewide STEM Council Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito have appointed Northern Essex Community College President Lane […]

Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME) Grant is now open!

Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) Program for Investment in Micro-Entrepreneurs (PRIME) Grant is now open! SBA has issued Program Announcement No. PRIME-2017-01 to fund training and technical assistance for disadvantaged entrepreneurs and to build the capacity of organizations to provide training and technical assistance.  The grant opportunity is now available here on  Completed applications […]

Pentucket Shred Day


12+ Years of Serving as Community Leader…

Dear Friends, As most of you know, I am retiring at the end of June after 12+ years as community leader, as I clean off my desk and reflect on the past 12 years many names, faces, victories and defeats come to mind.    One of the faces that comes to mind is Pam McGrath who […]

Palmer Gas Customer Appreciation Day


Bradford Man returns to NECC for Logo and Merrimac Resident Designs the Winning Entry

  To Northern Essex Community College alumnus Brian Mohika it’s a life altering medical device. And to NECC graphic design major Caitlin Miracle it’s her first professional assignment. Miracle’s logo design was selected by Mohika from nearly three dozen art boards submitted by NECC graphic design students to represent his new company CathWear, which will […]

L’Arche Boston North names new Executive Director


First Fridays Kicks Off May 5th in the Haverhill Riverfront Cultural District!

Haverhill, MA— Creative Haverhill is pleased to announce the kick-off of the new Cultural District initiative, First Fridays! Starting May 5th, and continuing on the first Friday of every month through October, the Cultural District triangle of Washington Street, Railroad Square, and Essex Street will become a destination for art, shopping, dining, and entertainment in […]

NECC Career Services to Hold 3rd Annual Networking Night

Attention Employers! NECC Career Services to Hold 3rd Annual Networking Night Northern Essex Community College’s Career Services department will hold its 3rd Annual Networking Night on Thursday, May 18, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott Street. This event is co-sponsored by Amesbury, Greater Haverhill, Merrimack […]

Interested in an MBA?

Interested in an MBA?  Suffolk University MBA-North Campus is hosting an information session tomorrow (4/13) at 6pm.  You’ll have a chance to meet some current students and sit-in on a Project Management MBA class.  They are still accepting applications for September and have 2 Haverhill resident scholarships remaining.  RSVP:]]>

Community Responsibility Seminar

Community Responsibility Seminar How to increase your Community Social presence Marias Restaurant, Haverhill, MA, April 26, 2017:  SmallBizCSR will be conducting a CSR seminar at Marias Restaurant from 5:30-8:30 PM. Light appetizers will be served.  The seminar will be an interactive presentation with the goal of helping your business increase its community footprint. Why a […]

Northern Essex to Start Two Free Skills Training Programs

Northern Essex to Start Two Free Skills Training Programs Two, free, grant-funded educational programs designed to train unemployed and under-employed individuals in high-demand manufacturing positions, will be offered through Northern Essex Community College’s Center for Corporate and Community Education beginning in May. Individuals who have graduated from high school or have a high school equivalency, […]

Santo Insurance Continues to Grow with Addition of New Personal Lines Agent

Santo Insurance Continues to Grow with Addition of New Personal Lines Agent Salem, NH ~ Santo Insurance & Financial Services, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Sheila Foster to their experienced team of licensed agents. She began servicing personal lines accounts in March focusing on new business requests. Foster has worked in the […]

RMON Networks Celebrates 15 Years in Business

RMON Networks Celebrates 15 Years in Business Plaistow, NH based Managed IT Service Provider has delivered technology solutions to businesses since 2002. RMON Networks, a leading provider of IT Services and Solutions for small to mid-sized organizations, celebrates its fifteen-year anniversary. Since its founding in February of 2002, RMON Networks has delivered a comprehensive offering […]

Opening Day Family Celebration – Haverhill Fire Fighters Museum

Opening Day Family Celebration Saturday, May 13, 2017 12:00 Noon- 4:00 p.m. Come see the 9/11 Memorial Exhibit and Memorial Sculpture “Clambering Upward” Learn about the Adopt-a-Hydrant Program See a Working Fire Truck from Haverhill Fire Department and meet the Firemen on duty Learn Fire Prevention with Sparky the Fire Safety Dog Mascot Dottie the […]

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Methuen resident/Pentucket physician Kenneth Adams, M.D. is honored by Essex North District Medical Society as 2017 Community Clinician of the Year

Waltham – March 20 – Methuen resident Kenneth G. Adams, M.D., F.A.C.C., a physician with Pentucket Medical Associates, has been honored by his physician peers of the Essex North District Medical Society as the district’s 2017 Community Clinician of the Year.  He will receive the award at the district’s annual meeting on March 30 at […]

Nunan Florist and Greenhouses 32nd year

With the arrival of spring comes a new season at Nunan Florist and Greenhouses. We are excited to bring in the new gardening season as well as celebrate our 100th year under the Nunan name. The Flynn family has owned Nunan’s for 32 years this year and is still as dedicated as ever to providing […]

Inauguration of 97.9 WHAV Set for Thursday, March 16; Dedication Day is on 70th Anniversary of Original AM Station

Live and locally performed music and special tributes highlight Thursday night’s formal dedication of 97.9 WHAV and celebration of the 70th anniversary of the original WHAV in Haverhill. Rick O’Shey, a broadcast veteran who first came to WHAV in 1984, serves as master of ceremonies for the “97.9 WHAV Inauguration Ceremony.” He introduces local and […]

NECC Receives Grant to Develop Culinary and Mechatronics Programs

With campuses in Haverhill and Lawrence, Northern Essex Community College offers over 70 associate degree and certificate programs as well as hundreds of noncredit courses designed for personal enrichment and career growth.  Close to 6000 students are enrolled in credit associate degree and certificate programs on the Haverhill and Lawrence campuses; and another 6,700 take […]

“Rising Leader” Awarded to Amanda Bacon of Palmer Gas & Oil

Amanda Bacon, Director of Sales and Marketing, has been named a Rising Leader in the propane industry featured in the February 2017 LPGas Magazine, “the propane industry’s leading information source.” Ms. Bacon joined PG&O in late 2014 and has established her leadership within the company through a rebranding effort that created an updated mission and […]


Pentucket Bank announces Officer Promotions

Pentucket Bank announces Officer Promotions Pentucket Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of several Officer level positions within the bank. These promotions were announced and effective as of January 1, 2017. Michelle Queenan has been promoted to Assistant Vice President-Human Resources Officer. Queenan has been with Pentucket Bank for over 5 years, coming to […]

Groveland resident Michelle Tremblay has been appointed controller/director of budgets at Northern Essex Community College.

Photos by Mike Dean[/caption] Accounting Alumna Returns to NECC as Financial Officer What do The Boston Ballet, the Trustees of Reservations, and Northern Essex Community College have in common? Well, the question is really who do they have in common and that would be Michelle Tremblay, NECC’s new controller/director of budgets, a 1987 graduate of the college. The Groveland resident, […]

Nitsch News: Celebrating New Leadership & Recent Accomplishments

Welcoming our New CFO We are pleased to announce that Evan D. Glasberg (pictured above on the right) has joined Nitsch Engineering as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Evan has 30 years of experience in financial management, strategic planning, financial analysis, and business operations in the A/E/C industry. Evan is responsible for Nitsch’s financial operations, […]

Haverhill YMCA 2017 Legacy Event


Navy Band Northeast Brass Quintet in Haverhill, MA!

Navy Band Northeast Brass Quintet in Haverhill, MA! Performance at NECC, Thursday March 9 at 7pm Newport, RI: The Navy Band Northeast Brass Quintet, Top Brass, comes to Haverhill, MA with a free performance at Northern Essex Community College at 7pm on Thursday, March 9. Known for patriotic chamber music, Top Brass pleases crowds with […]

Possible Dreams 2017

Team Haverhill presents Possible Dreams 2017 on Monday, March 6, 2017, from 7 pm-9 pm, at the Northern Essex Community College Technology Center in Haverhill, MA. Possible Dreams 2017 is an evening of community engagement and lively discussion about making Haverhill – and each of its neighborhoods – a great place to live. This year […]

Pentucket Bank Promotes McKinnon to Senior Vice President

Pentucket Bank Promotes McKinnon to Senior Vice President Pentucket Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Kevin McKinnon, CFP to Senior Vice President. McKinnon has been with Pentucket Bank for over 10 years, serving as the Infinex Investment Executive for the Pentucket Financial Services, the Bank’s investments and insurance entity; prior to working at […]

Election of Town Officers


TWELFTH ANNUAL SMALL BUSINESS DAY February 10, 2017 Holiday Inn, Concord 7:30 am – 12:00 pm Business and Industry Association’s Small Business Day is an opportunity for small business owners and managers to receive valuable information to help your company grow and prosper. This event will focus on important challenges and opportunities facing small businesses, […]

NECC Expands Partnership with Neurocare, largest employer of sleep technologists in MA: Press Release and Photos Attached

Photos by Mike Dean[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6922" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Photos by Mike Dean[/caption]   Northern Essex offers the only sleep technology certificate program in New England and a shortage of sleep technologists is making their students very popular.  Read more… NECC Sleep Technology Grads Landing Jobs Before Graduation Because of a shortage of sleep […]

Nitsch Engineering was named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe!

Nitsch Engineering was named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe! We’re thrilled to be ranked #1 in the medium-sized firm category.  The Top Places to Work ranking recognizes the most admired workplaces in the state voted on by the people who know us the best – our employees. In the confidential employee […]

Campus Classic 5k and Fun Run

Join us for this year’s event on May 6, 2017! The NECC Campus Classic 5K and Fun Run has something for everyone. Participants can run or walk the USATF certified 5K course through NECC’s picaresque Haverhill Campus and surrounding neighborhoods or cheer on their friends as they race to the finish line. We also offer […]

Women’s Health Care Relocates Satellite Office to Middleton, MA to learn more.   [caption id="attachment_6898" align="alignleft" width="207"] Dr. Mary Chang[/caption] [caption id="attachment_6899" align="alignright" width="248"] Dr. Andrea Rollins[/caption]]]>

2017 Community Action, Inc. – Community Needs Assessment

2017 Community Action, Inc. – Community Needs Assessment Community Action, Inc. is conducting an anonymous survey to better understand the needs of the residents in the cities and towns it serves. The input of residents and people who work in CAI’s catchment area is critical to understanding the needs in our community and planning future […]

Haverhill Community Development Department Request for Proposals due 2/23/17

Haverhill Community Development Department Request for Proposals due 2/23/17 Seeking: Community development and/or housing  projects and programs which serve principally low-income households, help eliminate slum and blight conditions, and/or provide shelter and services for the homeless.   Dear Prospective Applicant: I am pleased to notify you and your organization that the application for Fiscal Year […]


Salem, NH ~ The purchase of your first home is an important financial decision, one that requires a careful analysis of the total cost of home ownership. The entire home buying process can add unnecessary costs, waste valuable time for all involved and result in undue stressors if done incorrectly. Alleviating the anxiety and providing […]

Docs for Socks

Docs for Socks Anna Jaques Hospital partners with local podiatrists to collect socks for the homeless   NEWBURYPORT, MA – Newburyport Podiatrists Dr. Angela Barnes and Dr. James J. DiResta partnered with Anna Jaques Hospital in the “Sox for Socks” program and collected close to 500 pairs of socks for the homeless this December. Sox […]

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Primary Design Wins Hatch Award!

At the 56th Annual Hatch Awards, the Greater Boston advertising community’s annual event recognizing creative excellence, Primary Design was honored with three awards for its superior, innovative work. Primary received a merit award in the Business-to-Business Campaign category on behalf of CharterSearch, a bronze award in the Packaging and Point of Purchase Campaign category for […]

Haverhill Rotary Highlights Local Veterans Through Awards Breakfast!

The Haverhill Rotary Club is proud to announce the addition of a Veteran’s Day Awards Breakfast program. The Club has established the Rotary Veterans Service Awards to promote and highlight positive accomplishments Haverhill veterans provide to the local community upon returning from service. Awards are presented in the following categories: Lifetime Service; Youth Service; and […]

Shoe Town Art Center offers fall creative writing series

ShoE Town Art Center Art For Everyone! Shoe Town Art Center invites all interested in creative writing to attend this fall series. Immerse yourself in writing during this six week session. We will bring to life your imagination through many styles of writing, from haiku poems to comic strips. You will be working and having […]

Team Haverhill Announces River Ruckus 2016

Team Haverhill announces River Ruckus 2016, a fun-filled, free, day-long festival on Saturday September 24, 2016, from noon to 8:30 p.m., at the Riverfront Cultural District. Team Haverhill’s River Ruckus will feature a Classic Car show, live bands from The River 92.5, a Kids Zone, “A Taste of Haverhill,” a Beer Garden with a choice […]

For College: Get Smart on Meningitis

Contributed by Primary Care Physician Nita Pant, MD [caption id="attachment_6328" align="alignleft" width="200"] Nita Pant, MD; Primary Care Physician with Holy Family Hospital[/caption] For recent high school graduates heading to college, the end of summer is an exciting time. Many will be living on their own for the first time, making lifelong friendships, and being exposed […]

GLFHC to host 7th Annual In Pink Brunch & Fashion Show

All are invited to attend the 7th Annual In Pink Brunch & Fashion Show on Saturday October 15, 2016 from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Andover Country Club. [caption id="attachment_6324" align="alignright" width="177"] Honarary Chair; Rosalyn Kempton Wood[/caption] Greater Lawrence Family Health Center (GLFHC) will host it’s 7th Annual In Pink Brunch and Fashion […]

Valvoline Instant Oil Change offers pink wipers for National Breast Cancer Awareness month!

Valvoline Instant Oil Change is raising funds and increasing awareness for National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. ® (NBCF). Throughout the month of October, Valvoline Instant Oil Change will be selling pink windshield wipers with a portion of the sales donated to NBCF. Now in its fifth year, the campaign has raised more than $55,000 for […]

Holy Family Hospital to Offer Free Seminar on Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement Surgery

Thomas Hoerner, MD[/caption] Orthopedic Surgeon Thomas Hoerner, MD will present a seminar on the direct anterior approach to hip replacement surgery on September 13, 2016, from 6 to 7 p.m. in the ground floor auditorium at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen. Dr. Hoerner will review conservative and surgical approaches to hip pain, explain why the […]

Colorectal Surgeon Romie Mundy, MD to Offer Free Seminar on Prevention and Treatment of Colorectal Cancer

Romie Mundy, MD[/caption] Colorectal Surgeon Romie Mundy, MD will discuss the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer during a free seminar at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen on Wednesday, September 21, 2016. During his presentation titled, Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Colorectal Cancer, Dr. Mundy will talk about how to prevent colorectal cancer, the benefits […]

Community Action Inc. announces new “English for Work” program

Community Action Inc. will introduce a FREE 12-week course intended to provide training in the English language to ensure greater workplace success. This course is designed for High Intermediate-Advanced Level ESOL Students beginning September 26th. The evening English (ESOL) Classes will be held on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 6pm – 9pm. Students should expect […]


Renaissance Golf Club is a beautiful private club located in Haverhill. On Monday August 22 we are opening it up to residents of the Merrimack Valley to enjoy. August 22, 2016 Renaissance Golf Club | 377 Kenoza Street | Haverhill, MA 01830 Please call the golf shop for a tee time – prior reservations / […]

Jaffarian hosts back-to-school drive

Jaffarian Automotive Is Accepting School Supply Donations For Back To School! Help Jaffarian help local families in need get ready for back to school! Donate new school supplies at the dealership. All supplies will be donated locally. Please consider donating the following: ▪ Backpacks ▪ Pencils ▪ Notebooks ▪ Markers ▪ Glue Sticks ▪ Index […]

Team Haverhill announces logo contest

Calling all artists and inspired community members! Team Haverhill Logo Contest_rules_final (002) Team Haverhill announces it is holding a contest to select a new logo for the organization to reflect its future and become a vibrant symbol that will help promote its mission. There is no fee to enter. Submissions will be accepted from August […]

Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

Nearly 70 members of the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Haverhill and the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence combined were treated to a Red Sox game on July 21, thanks to the Jaffarian Youth in Motion Fund, which promotes and funds activities and experiences for local youth that build life skills including teamwork, […]

Federal grant will provide advanced manufacturing training for local residents

$4 Million U.S. DOL Grant will Benefit Merrimack Valley[/caption] A consortium of four Massachusetts community colleges, including Northern Essex Community College, and partnering vocational-technical high schools, local workforce investment boards, the Northeast Advanced Manufacturing Consortium and employers has received a $4 million federal TechHire grant to provide workforce training in advanced manufacturing in Worcester, Middlesex […]

Haverhill’s Pentucket Bank Awards $5000 to YWCA, Will Sponsor Annual Tribute to Women

Pentucket Bank presented a check for $5,000 to the YWCA Haverhill on July 6. Pentucket Bank will be the premier sponsor of the YWCA Haverhill’s 27th Annual Tribute to Women, set for October 27 at DiBurro’s. [caption id="attachment_5943" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pentucket Bank presented a check on July 6 to the YWCA Haverhill to kick off […]

New L’Arche Home, Merrimac, MA – Open Hosue SAVE THE DATE!!

This is a special year for L’Arche Boston North, and they are excited to share with their friends and supporters the progress on the construction. L’Arche is in the process of building a new completely accessible five bedroom home for our aging core members in Merrimac.All are asked to SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, September 24th, […]

L’Arche Boston North Announces new board leadership, Joseph W. Kennedy elected as board Chairman

L’Arche Boston North is pleased to announce Joseph W. Kennedy as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Kennedy had previously served on the board as Treasurer of L’Arche Boston North since June 2014. Mr. Kennedy is currently the Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Georgetown Bank, Georgetown Massachusetts, where he has […]

Provident Bank CEO Appointed to Northern Essex Community College Foundation Board

David Mansfield, CEO of Provident Bank, is the newest member of the NECC Foundation Board[/caption] Northern Essex Community College is pleased to announce David Mansfield, CEO of Provident Bank, as the newest appointed member of the NECC Foundation Board. Mansfield, a resident of West Newbury, currently serves on the Board of Directors of the New […]

Haverhill Educator Receives MCO Course of Distinction Award

Massachusetts Commissioner of Higher Education, Carlos E. Santiago, presents Dianne McDermott Cerasuolo with an MCO Course of Distinction Award[/caption] Dianne McDermott Cerasuolo, from Haverhill, an instructor in North Shore Community College’s Business Department, was recently selected as a 2016 Massachusetts Colleges Online (MCO) Course of Distinction Award (COD) winner.  Her hybrid advertising class was one […]

Hill View Montessori Charter Public School invites participation in Noche Mexicana

Hill View Montessori announced  “partnership with a purpose” events in collaboration with Margaritas Mexican Restaurant. This “Noche Mexicana” fundraiser will provide patrons with a discount of 20% off all food and beverage purchases from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.when presenting the attached flyer coupon. The first date to take advantage of this special event will […]

Career Resources Corporation awarded $100,000

Haverhill nonprofit receives major Cummings Foundation grant [caption id="attachment_5781" align="alignleft" width="256"] Career Resources CEO, Brad Howell shown here with Nicole Sammartino, Director of Development enjoying the Cummings Foundation $100K for 100 reception, Thursday June 9th, 2016.[/caption] Career Resources Corporation (CRC) is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s […]

NECC Hires New VP of Administration and Finance

Michael McCarthy of Middleton, MA[/caption] After a nationwide search, Northern Essex Community College has hired a new vice president of administration and finance.  Michael McCarthy of Middleton, MA, currently the chief executive officer of the Essex County Sheriff’s Department, will join the college staff on July 11.   He was approved by college trustees at their […]

Haverhill Farmers Market opens Saturday June 25th with more than 20 local vendors

The Haverhill Farmers Market returns for its 38th season, starting Saturday, June 25 and running through October 29 at 40 Bailey Blvd. (next to the Haverhill Police Station). The market operates from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., selling farm-fresh fruits, herbs, vegetables, baked goods, local wines, fresh breads, handmade soaps, doggie treats and much more. […]

Team Haverhill announces Harbor Place Time Capsule Project

Merrimack Street Venture Properties, in partnership with Team Haverhill, announces the Harbor Place Time Capsule Project. Items proposed by Haverhill students, student-written messages, along with other entries voted on through an online poll, will be placed in the specially-forged time capsule and installed in Harbor Place. The time capsule dedication ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, […]

L'Arche – Building A Dream!

L’Arche Boston North is excited to announce that our new 5 bedroom handicap accessible home is on track for moving in late summer, early fall 2016.  This home will accommodate the needs of our aging core members.  We will be hosting an open house this fall, visit our website for details on this event […]

Align Credit Union Supports Habitat for Humanity

Volunteers Help during National Women Build Week in Lowell [caption id="attachment_5704" align="alignleft" width="300"] Front: Align employees Maria Noya, LeeAnne Powers, JessicaDaigenault and Sue Gill. Back: Align employee Joanne McCarthy, Habitat Executive Director Brenda Gould, Habitat Development Director Kim Trainor, Align employee Lauren Robinson and Habitat Construction Manager Scott Carpenter.[/caption] Align Credit Union’s female employees proudly […]

Prime Property Team are Excited to Announce the Addition of Arlene Santangelo to Their Team!

Arlene Santangelo joins Keller Williams Realty Prime Property Team[/caption] Ron Carpenito and the Prime Property Team are proud to announce the addition of Arlene Santangelo to their real estate team. Arlene brings to the team a new dimension of skill, knowledge and technology to meet the goals of their clients and customers. Combined, Ron and […]

Northern Essex to Feature Ultimate Elvis Concert to benefit NECC's Endowment Fund

Justin Shandor & Memphis Bound: The Ultimate Elvis Concert NECC’s Annual Fundraising Event this year will feature Justin Shandor & Memphis Bound: The Ultimate ELVIS Concert. Since the passing of the King more than 36 years ago, there has never been a tribute artist that has so captivated the look, moves, and especially the sound […]

Northern Essex to Host Second Annual Networking Night

Jessica Castillo (NECC student) gets her LinkedIn portrait taken by Professor Lance Hidy[/caption] Northern Essex students and community business representatives are invited to attend NECC’s Second Annual Networking Night, taking place on May 19 in the Haverhill Campus Hartleb Technology Center at 100 Elliott Street. The event will run from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and is free […]

Jaffarian Volvo Toyota Launches “Youth in Motion” Fund to Help Local Kids Embrace a Healthy, Active Lifestyle

Funds Given to Haverhill and Lawrence Boys & Girls Clubs for Direct Distribution to Youth in Need [caption id="attachment_5395" align="alignleft" width="300"] Pictured above are (from left to right): Markus Fischer, Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence; Manny Ayala, Director of Program Services; Gary Jaffarian, President and CEO of Jaffarian Volvo Toyota; […]

Soupçon…A Brand New Haverhill Cafe!

NEW COMMUNITY CAFE TO FEATURE HEALTHY LOCAL FOOD AND A BRAND NEW VIBE A brand new, licensed, soup cafe is set to bring some new flavor and a European vibe to downtown Haverhill. Soupçon (pronounced so͞opˈsoN) cafe will pack a punch with its menu of homemade soups and hearty breads, yoghurt, salad bar, smoothies and […]

Pentucket Bank Announces Officer Promotions

Pentucket Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of several Officer level positions within the Bank.  These promotions were announced and effective as of January 1, 2016. [caption id="attachment_5382" align="alignleft" width="120"] Melissa Kindig; Mortgage Processing and Closing Officer[/caption] Melissa has sixteen years of experience and has spent the past four years with Pentucket Bank in […]

Veterans and Military Personnel are invited to explore their opportunities at this Expo on April 11!

NECC invites you to join in the first Veterans and Military Expo focusing on educational and career opportunities as well as veterans services: Monday, April 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sport & Fitness Center, lobby on the Haverhill campus Representatives from Northern Essex, Northeastern University and UMass Lowell will be available to review educational options […]

Jaffarian Volvo Wins 2016 Dealer of the Year Award in Massachusetts from DealerRater for Fourth Time

Distinction Awarded to Top-rated U.S. Dealerships for Online Customer Satisfaction Jaffarian Volvo, a full-service, award-winning family-owned dealership, has been awarded a 2016 DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award in Massachusetts, an annual recognition given to the top-rated auto dealerships on based on consumer reviews. The DealerRater Dealer of the Year Award is given to […]

Pentucket Bank Announces Officer Promotions

Pentucket Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of several Officer level positions within the Bank. These promotions were announced and effective as of January 1, 2016. [caption id="attachment_5368" align="alignleft" width="240"] Leanne M. Petrou; Vice President/ Marketing & Community Relations Officer[/caption] Leanne M. Petrou has been promoted to Vice President/Marketing & Community Relations Officer. Petrou […]

NECC Hosts Open House for Eye Doctor Assistants

Individuals interested in a career in the eye care industry should attend Northern Essex Community College’s Ophthalmic Assistant Open House on Saturday, April 30, from 10 a.m. until noon in the iHealth Building, 52 Franklin St. Lawrence. iHealth@NECC offers an ophthalmic assistant certificate designed to be completed in 18 months. In addition to classroom work, […]

HomeCare, Inc. meets updated standard for re-accreditation with the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts

John Albert and Theresa Petrie show the certificate of accreditation for 2016[/caption] HomeCare, Inc., a private-pay home care agency of Home Health Foundation, has reaffirmed its commitment to quality care and ethical business practices by earning re-accreditation from the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts. The Alliance, which represents 190 home health and elder care agencies […]

Pentucket Bank Promotes John DeBaun and Stephen Jaskelevicus

John DeBaun has been promoted to Senior Vice President[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5306" align="alignleft" width="240"] Stephen Jaskelevicus has been promoted to Commercial Loan Market Manager[/caption] Pentucket Bank announces the promotion of John DeBaun and Stephen Jaskelevicus to the roles of Senior Vice President and Commercial Loan Market Manager in New Hampshire and in Massachusetts respectively. In their […]

NECC Offers Basic Machine Training, Starting April 18th

Northern Essex Community College is now recruiting students for its Basic Machine Training Program, which will begin Monday, April 18, 2016. Developed with input from local employers, Basic Machine Training is a 10-week non-credit program preparing individuals for entry level jobs in the region’s manufacturing sector. Students complete the program with the nationally recognized NIMS […]

Hill View Montessori Charter Public School 2016 Fundraiser Auction

The Hill View Montessori Development Committee invite you to be a part of the 2016 HVM Fundraising Auction Event. he event will take place on Saturday, March 12th from 6:00 to 10:00 PM at Haverhill Country Club. The evening will feature a cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, commemorative glasses, live and silent auction items, music, gaming tables and a few surprises!


Career Resources to Celebrate Community Partners and Successes this year Career Resources’ (CRC) Annual Spring Fling Auction is fast approaching. The event which hosts 300 people will be held on Friday, April 1st, 6:00 pm at Atkinson Country Club, 85 Country Club Drive, Atkinson, NH. Located in Haverhill for the last 47 years, CRC is […]

Pentucket Bank Promotes Diane Galvin and Gregory Shaw

Diane Galvin[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5284" align="alignleft" width="200"] Gregory Shaw[/caption] Pentucket Bank announces the promotion of Diane Galvin to Executive Vice President and Chief to Staff, in addition to her role as Chief Operating Officer, and Gregory Shaw to the position of First Senior Vice President, in addition to his role of Chief Risk Officer. Diane Galvin […]


On Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 6:00pm at the Haverhill Country Club, Haverhill’s Brightside will be honoring individuals and groups, who have gone above and beyond in helping to make Haverhill a better place to live. Tickets for the event are $30 per person and may be purchased at the Brightside office room 205 in […]

ValleyWorks Spring Job Fair

“connecting job seekers and employers” The mission of ValleyWorks Career Center is to build and promote workforce potential to support regional business growth and economic prosperity. You are cordially invited to join ValleyWorks Career Center for the Spring Job Fair. ValleyWorks Career Center will be hosting the job fair at New England Die Cutting, 86 […]

The Great Art Heist Mystery at the 32nd Annual Lend-a-Hand Auction!

Opportunity Works is throwing a bash on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. The theme is the The GREAT ART HEIST MYSTERY! at the 32nd Opportunity Works Lend-a-Hand Auction! Our auctioneers/sleuths will be the talented John Budzyna and the auction master, Frank Bertolino! As a friend of Opportunity Works and supporter of […]

Emmaus, Inc. Announces Cycle for Shelter 2016 Date

Please Be a Part of the 28th Annual Cycle for Shelter!  Join 200 cyclists, more than 150 volunteers for this amazing annual event! Emmaus’ 28th Cycle for Shelter will feature 4 Routes, 6 rest stops, an amazing cookout at the finish line and FUN!  But most importantly, Cycle for Shelter raises critical funds to support […]


Merrimac Heights Academy (MHA) has received their accreditation from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. MHA is a private, non-profit school for students aged 12 to 22 with complex learning, language, and social challenges whose individual needs have not been adequately met in a traditional public school setting. Our mission is to provide […]

9th Annual Frozen Shamrock 3 Mile Run

Sunday, February 28, 2016 | 11:00 AM Maria’s Family Restaurant 81 Essex Street, Haverhill, MA 01832   $40 Post entry (if available ALL 3 races SOLD OUT in 2015!)   Register online for All THREE races and get a $20 discount. Custom t-shirts to all entries. Race limited to first 1,100 entrants Part of the […]

Jaffarian Donation to Emmaus House

Picture above left to right are: Trevor Fanning, Jaffarian Sales Manager; Gary Jaffarian, President and CEO, Jaffarian; and Denise Arnold, Volunteer and Gifts In-Kind Manager for Emmaus House[/caption] In the spirit of giving back this holiday season, Jaffarian Volvo Toyota Scion held a “Fill the Truck” drive to collect items for local youth in need […]

Haverhill New Year's Eve Party Caps off the 375th Celebration!

New Year’s Eve is only a couple weeks away, and the 375th Committee could really use your help to spread the word about our upcoming New Year’s Eve party! We have an incredible evening planned with some fun surprises and we would LOVE for you to attend. It could be a fun night out for […]

3CX Announces CGM Technologies as New Platinum Partner

Paul S. Szot3CX Advanced Certified PartnerASETBSCSPatton Certified[/caption] [caption id="attachment_4647" align="alignleft" width="160"] Christopher G. McCune3CX Advanced Certified PartnerBSEEMSEEMSCEMikroTik MTCNA / MTCWE[/caption] CGM Technologies, LLC ( ) is proud to announce it has recently been selected a Platinum Partner by 3CX ( ). 3CX is a global software based PBX developer. Their feature rich PBX […]

Mark Your Calendar for the Next ValleyWorks Job Fair

ValleyWorks Career Center is preparing for the next local job fair, scheduled for February 2016. If you are an employer with interest in participating or if you have any questions regarding this Job Fair, you may register with LouAnne Cloyd, Business Services Representative at at 978.241.4737 or Businesses with openings for consideration may submit […]

Laila Jacqs Supper Club Presents Holiday Appetizer Party at Willow Springs

Laila Jacq’s Supper Club is having its holiday appetizer party at Willow Springs Vineyards THIS Saturday night from 6-9pm.  This event is open to all and is only $25 at the door for a night full of delicious food!  Willow Springs will also be featuring a cash bar with expertly paired wine, beer and a […]


Grant funds will support The Veterans Employment Program Career Resources Corporation has been awarded a $1,500 grant from the Merrimack Valley General Fund, a fund of the Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF). Career Resources will use the grant funds to support additional Veterans in their Veterans Employment Program. The Merrimack Valley General Fund (MVGF) is […]

2016 National Small Business Week Awards Nominations: Honor a Massachusetts Business You Love!

Every year since 1963, the President of the United States has issued a proclamation announcing National Small Business Week, which recognizes the critical contributions of America’s entrepreneurs and small business owners. As part of National Small Business Week (May 1-6, 2016), the U.S. Small Business Administration takes the opportunity to highlight the impact of outstanding […]

Pentucket Bank Names Scott Cote Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chuck Walker President, Chief Credit Officer

As Pentucket Bank enters its 125th year in 2016, its Board of Trustees has elected Scott Cote as Chairman of the Board and he remains as Chief Executive Officer and Chuck Walker has been promoted to President in addition to his current role as Chief Credit Officer. “As Pentucket Bank looks forward to its 125th […]

Haverhill business leader Sally Cerasuolo-O’Rorke was recently appointed to the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees by Gov. Charlie Baker.

Haverhill business leader Sally Cerasuolo-O’Rorke was recently appointed to the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees by Gov. Charlie Baker.Cerasuolo-O’Rorke is the founder and president of Gold Leaf Fine Jewelry, Inc., which she established 30 years ago out of her home before expanding to its current location at 800 Broadway in Haverhill. In 1998, […]

MassAmerican Energy Completes Phase I of a One Megawatt Project for Randolph and Baldwin

Leading defense contractor, Randolph and Baldwin, Inc. needed a company to assess the energy usage at their headquarters in Ayer, MA., and to offer solutions for escalating energy costs. They choose MassAmerican Energy, LLC to provide a comprehensive solar solution. MassAmerican Energy designed a three-phase solar project which utilizes all available rooftops and ground space. […]

Retailers Association of Massachusetts Launches #BuyInMA Campaign!

The Retailers Association of Massachusetts (RAM) recognizes that our consumers have unlimited options today for spending their discretionary income, and for making their gift giving purchases.  Whether it is a store in the next state, or from an international internet marketer accessible right on your smart phone, shoppers have all the tools today to find […]


Made in Haverhill Open House and Ribbon Cutting, December 2nd 2015 Career Resources Corporation (CRC) and Shoe Town Art Center are proud to announce the first ever Made in Haverhill pop-up holiday shop! The art studio will be open to the public on Monday November 30th with an open house to take place on December […]

Nunans Florist & Greenhouse hosts Annual Winter Open House

Nunans Florist & Greenhouse invites all the the annual Winter Open House on Sunday, November 29th! It is the perfect time to select your Christmas tree, take your family picture with Santa and enjoy all the holiday decorations and music throughout the store! Enjoy cool refreshments and fresh Kane’s Donuts {All day} Enter for a […]

Northern Essex Community College ‘Best for Vets,’ Survey Says

Jeff Williams, director of NECC’s Veterans Services.[/caption] Veterans can expect to receive exceptional attention and service when they enroll at Northern Essex Community College according to the “Military Times,” which added the college to its “Best for Vets: Colleges 2016” rankings. Northern Essex was just one of 25 two-year schools nationwide to receive this honor—one […]

Backyard Birding for Kids Class ~ Nunans Florist & Greenhouses

Backyard Birding for Kids Class ~ Saturday, Nov 7th at 11 am Nunan Florist & Greenhouses Inc. will host an interactive Backyard Birding for Kids program by Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center. Teacher and Naturalist, Kirsten Lindquist will discuss the various birds that you could possibly see at your feeder during the fall and […]

Expos Open to Professionals Looking to Advance Their Education

Northern Essex Community College is partnering with its local chambers of commerce and UMass Lowell and Suffolk University-MBA North to inspire local employees to continue their education while working. The college is sponsoring Business & Technology Education Expos in Lawrence on Thursday, November 5, in partnership with the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce, and in […]

Buttonwoods Hosts Jay Atkinson Book Signing & Reading

The Buttonwoods Museum invites all book lovers to be a part of the upcoming book reading and signing on Friday, October 30th. Come hear Jay Atkinson read from his latest book “Massacre on the Merrimack: Hannah Duston’s Captivity and Revenge in Colonial America”. Jay Atkinson is the author of 8 books. His first book, Caveman […]

State of Massachusetts offers Executive Leadership on Cybersecurity event

The Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation has partnered with law enforcement and security experts to present an overview of cyber threats to businesses and corporations in Massachusetts as well as practical learning experience and resources to manage these evolving threats. Addressing cyber threats requires priority and focus from the executive leadership team […]


th, 2015 Career Resources Corporation (CRC), and Shoe Town Art Center are proud to announce the first ever “Art without Limitations” event hosted by Uno Pizzeria & Grill. The art show will take place at UNO Pizzeria & Grill, 30 Cushing Ave., off Rte. 125 on the Plaistow line on Tuesday October 13th from 5:00pm-8:00pm. […]

Ocasio’s and UNO Haverhill team up for Kids’ Night!

Ocasio’s True Martial Arts of Haverhill and Plaistow and UNO Pizzeria & Grill of Haverhill have teamed up to create their first ever Ocasio’s Kids’ Night. On Tuesday, October 6, 2015 from 5:30pm-7:30pm, children of all ages will be able to experience martial arts first hand, at no cost, and learn valuable skills that help […]


Rebuilding Together Greater Haverhill Inc. will hold its annual Glow Ball Golf tournament on Friday, October 2, 2015 at Murphy’s Garrison Par 3 Golf Center, Hilldale Avenue in Haverhill. Check in is at 6:00 pm. and play begins at dusk.  Cost is $50 per golfer, including 9 holes of golf, barbeque, prizes, raffles, auction and […]

Jaffarian Volvo Toyota Scion Appoints Automotive Industry Veteran as Salesperson

Former Haverhill Resident, Mark Witham, Returns Home and Brings Successful 31-Year Track Record to Jaffarian[/caption] Jaffarian Volvo Toyota Scion, a full service, award-winning family owned dealership with a 4.9 out of 5.0 ranking, today announced that Mark Witham has joined the dealership’s premier team of salespeople. Witham, who grew up in Haverhill and recently […]

Jaffarian Volvo Toyota Scion Launches Referral Program for Hiring of Qualified Sales People

Program Offers Up to $2,000 in Incentives for Successful Referrals Jaffarian Volvo Toyota Scion, a full service, award-winning family owned dealership with a 4.9 out of 5.0 ranking, launched a referral program that awards up to $2,000 for successful hiring of qualified sales people to join the dealership’s team of talent. Jaffarian has immediate […]


On July 29th, the Massachusetts Legislature voted to restore a number of funding priorities to the FY16 State Budget which had been vetoed, including funding impacting the Reinvent Cogswell campaign. Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives and Representative Linda Dean Campbell worked to secure $60,000 in the FY16 State Budget toward repairs to prevent additional deterioration to […]


Palmer Gas Ermer Oil has the best REFER A FRIEND program around!  Whenever a new or existing customer Refers a Friend that becomes an active customer, you will BOTH receive a credit on your accounts up to $150*!!!  Additionally, from now until September 30th you will BOTH be entered to win FREE HEATING FUEL FOR A […]

Buttonwoods Museum hosts "Haverhill at Mid-Century" Exhibit Fundraiser

“Whose Line Is It Anyway” Comedians Perform at NECC Fundraiser

Renowned comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, of the television show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”, bring their talents to the Collin Center at Andover High School this fall as part of Northern Essex Community College’s Signature Fundraiser.[/caption] Tickets are still available for a fun night of comedy featuring renowned comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad […]

American Training invites you to Life Matters Awards Gala – in OZ!

2015 Life Matters Awards Gala in Oz Follow American Training Inc.  down the Yellow Brick Road for a night of wonder and WOW! Magic in the Merry Ol’ Land of Oz. Because there’s no place like an American Training party. Each year American Training recognizes companies and individuals in the community who make a difference […]

2015 4th Annual Groveland Road Race Sponsored by Chesterton

Chesterton is proud to present this 4th Annual 5K Road Race, and invites all to come out and enjoy one of the most spectacular towns in America. The Race Route is new this year. The route is primarily flat with some very minor hills. Spitler will be timing for the 4th year in a row. […]

NECC to Offer Free Online English Classes

NECC Will Offer Free Online English Classes this Fall Free online English classes for adults who want to improve their English and learn more about American culture, will be offered through Northern Essex Community College in October. Online or distance learning classes offer English language learners the opportunity to take classes at their convenience. These […]

Rebuilding Together Greater Haverhill, Inc., plans Glow Ball Tournament for October

Rebuilding Together Greater Haverhill will hold its 13th annual Glow Golf tournament and fundraiser on this October at Murphy’s Garrison Par 3 Golf Center, 660 Hilldale Ave., Haverhill. The tournament will once again feature golf-in-the dark, prizes, a barbeque, raffles, and an auction! Annual Glow Ball Golf Tournament & Fundraiser will benefit Rebuilding Together Greater […]

Information Sessions focus on Popular iHealth Programs at NECC

Allison Andrukaitis of Andover will complete the Medical Laboratory Technology program this summer. She has also secured a full-time job as a Medical lab tech.[/caption] Two iHealth@NECC associate degree programs, Health Information Technology and Medical Laboratory Technology, both of which are designed to get individuals from the classroom into high demand careers, will be highlighted […]

Students can Customize NECC’s New Associate Degree

Grace Young, dean, Academic Support Services, Articulation and Transfer[/caption] Northern Essex Community College is now offering a new degree, one that students can customize, based on their career goals. The new general studies: individualized option degree will prepare students for transfer into programs that aren’t currently offered at Northern Essex from architectural design to plant […]

2015 NH Wine Festival – "Live Free & Wine." It’s Back & Better Than Ever!

The New Hampshire Winery Association is proud to announce the 2015 NH Wine Festival – “LIVE FREE & WINE.” “You asked for it and we heard you!” explains Committee Chair, Tom Zack of Zorvino Vineyards. “There will be 15 New Hampshire wineries represented who will be sampling and selling their wines. Patrons are invited to […]

Save the Date: River Ruckus on September 26, 2015!

Team Haverhill has announced that this year’s River Ruckus is set to take place on Saturday, September 26, 2015, from 12:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in the Haverhill Riverfront Cultural District on the Riverwalk and Washington Street. The River 92.5 will once again provide live music performances from the stage and has secured WILL DAILEY […]

Haverhill PD Hosts National Night Out

The Haverhill Police Department will throw the city a big party when it hosts National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Swasey Field on Blaisdell Street. Members of the Haverhill Police Department will be cooking and serving free hamburgers and hot dogs, popcorn and soft drinks. This entire event […]

SERVPRO® Honors Local Business for Outstanding Revenue Performance

SERVPRO®, an industry leader in disaster cleanup, restoration and remediation services, recognized David & Maureen Hart and Patrick & Michelle Lavigne of SERVPRO of Haverhill/Newburyport with the CHAIRMAN’S Bronze award for outstanding revenue performance. The Awards event took place at the company’s 46th Annual Convention, held July 6 to July 10 at the Hyatt Regency […]

Palmer Gas is Driving Home Community Service!

: PGEO’s employees brought their children to work to remind drivers to watch out for them this summer!
Always keeping safety and their community’s well-being in the forefront, Palmer Gas Ermer Oil (PGEO) surprised their service and delivery drivers this past week to remind them that school’s out for the summer and to keep an eye out for children.

L'Arche Irenicon "Summer Homecoming"

All are invited to join L’Arche Irenicon for the 3rd Annual community homecoming!  A great time to come and reconnect with the L’Arche community and old friends. Sunday August 9th from 2 to 6 PM. L’Arche will provide food, you bring your chairs and blankets and smiling faces! Contact the office for more details and […]

NECC Offers Free English Classes for Adult English Language Learners

NECC Offers Free English Classes Free English classes for adult, English Language Learners, who want to further their education or employment opportunities, will be offered at Northern Essex Community College beginning in September. This 16-week program is for English Language Learners who would like to explore careers in health care, technology, engineering, or advanced manufacturing. […]

NECC Offers Summer Chamber Music Festival

Christina Dietrich of the NECC Music faculty will teach during the summer music festival.[/caption] Northern Essex Community College will hold a Summer Chamber Music Festival for piano, violin, and cello for individuals of all levels and abilities 10 and older, August 9 through August 15 in the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 […]

Creative Haverhill launches FREE family summer movie nights

Creative Haverhill is pleased to announce a new outdoor summer movie series coming Thursdays this summer to Downtown Haverhill!  Bring a chair, and come on down! “Movies by the River” is a FREE outdoor summer movie series coming to downtown Haverhill, MA. A variety of new releases and family favorites will be shown on Thursday […]


“Unique campus will expand programs and services for adults with disabilities and their families”   [caption id="attachment_3171" align="alignleft" width="300"] A host of state and local officials and other dignitaries cut the ribbon for the new Opportunity Works in Haverhill campus abutting Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill.[/caption] Opportunity Works, Inc., a private, not-for-profit organization that […]

NECC/Methuen Police Academy Graduates First Class

Police recruits process in to the graduation[/caption] Forty-six new police officers graduated from the first class of the Northern Essex Community College/Methuen Police Academy in a ceremony at the college on Friday morning. Michael J. Havey, Jr. of Methuen, who has worked as a part-time police officer and a security guard at Northern Essex, has […]

NECC will be Greener, Thanks to New Partnership

A new partnership between Northern Essex Community College and Leewood Realty of Haverhill will lead to energy cost savings and an overall reduction in carbon dioxide emissions for the college, according to Leewood owner Peter Schwarz. Thanks to a recent net metering power purchase agreement Northern Essex will soon acquire 100% of the solar energy […]

Bacon Board Gamers Club to Host 6th Semiannual Gaming Marathon

Mike Cross, NECC Professor and advisor to the Bacon Board Gamers’ Club, Elizabeth Bromm, and Ian Schade played a board game at an NECC Bacon Board Gamers’ event last year.[/caption] The Bacon Board Gamers Club of Northern Essex Community College will host its 6th semiannual all-day gaming marathon on Friday, June 26, from 10 a.m. […]

4th Annual Lowell Spinners Regional Job Fair

ValleyWorks Career Center in partnership with Career Center of Lowell and the Lowell Spinners invites all to reserve a table at this unique event to meet with job seekers, outdoors at the LeLacheur Park Home of the Lowell Spinners. LeLacheur Park can accommodate over 70 employers outdoors on the ball field and concourse. The Career […]

The Essex Chamber Music Players presents its final concert of the season featuring a musical interpretation of North Andover man's memoir

Historical Memoir Is Focus of Chamber Concert [caption id="attachment_2976" align="alignleft" width="294"] Victoria Griswold, granddaughter of the late Horace Nathaniel Stevens of North Andover, will perform during the Essex Chamber Music Players’ concert featuring the musical interpretation of her grandfather’s memoirs.[/caption] The Essex Chamber Music Players (ECMP) will perform a work of historical interest titled “Growing […]

Local Students Graduate from MA's First Public Bachelor's Degree in ASL Interpreting

First Class Graduates from ASL Interpreting Bachelor’s Offered on NECC’s Haverhill Campus [caption id="attachment_2714" align="alignleft" width="300"] Graduate Samantha Smith of Rowley (right in photo) celebrates with her Professor, Luce Aubry[/caption] Seven local students recently were in the first class to graduate from Massachusetts only public bachelor’s degree program in American Sign Language-English Interpreting. All graduates […]

Pictorial book of Haverhill history offered to public

Eagle-Tribune, Haverhill Gazette publish book to mark city’s 375th anniversary As Haverhill celebrates its 375th anniversary, here’s a unique way to take a walk down memory lane. To help commemorate the community’s milestone, The Eagle-Tribune and The Haverhill Gazette have compiled a pictorial book packed with images dating back to the 1800s. It contains photographs […]

Award-winning journalist, Helen Ubiñas, receives NECC 2015 Outstanding Alumni Award

Award Winning Journalist Receives NECC Alumni Award [caption id="attachment_2695" align="alignleft" width="300"] NECC alumna and award-winning journalist Helen Ubiñas received the 2015 Outstanding Alumni Award during the college’s recent graduation exercises. She was also the NECC commencement speaker.[/caption] Helen Ubiñas, an award-winning journalist and current Philadelphia Daily News columnist and alumna of Northern Essex Community College, […]

Two Man Group Brings Big Laughs to Merrimack Valley for NECC

Comedians Help Raise Money for NECC [caption id="attachment_2691" align="alignleft" width="300"] Renowned comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, of the television show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”, bring their talents to the Collin Center at Andover High School this fall as part of Northern Essex Community College’s Signature Fundraiser.[/caption] A night of comedy, featuring renowned comedians […]

Wine Socials – enjoy an afternoon of sipping and learning about wine

Wine & Craft Beer Tastings have quickly become a favorite pastime and social outlet. With the availability of fine wines and spirits, and the better than 200 local brewers of craft beer in our immediate area consumers have been “treated” to experiences that would not have been possible just a few decades ago. The Cork […]

Northern Essex Plans Information Open Houses

Are you still uncertain about your plans for the fall? It’s not too late to enroll at Northern Essex Community College. Enroll full time, part time, or take just one class. NECC is both flexible and affordable. Classes are offered during the day, in the evening, online, and on campus. Attend an upcoming Admission Information […]

Opportunity Works 2nd Annual “BeatleJuice” Concert

The second annual BeatleJuice concert is coming up on Friday, June 5th at the Bradford Country Club. Hosted by Opportunity Works of Newburyport and Haverhill, this hugely popular concert by New England’s premier Beatles cover band will once again rock the night away. Doors open at 7:00 and the concert starts at 8:00. Tickets are […]

Holy Family Hospital Named One of Healthgrades 2015 America’s 100 Best Hospitals

Holy Family Hospital in Methuen has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades, 2015. This distinguished award places Holy Family Hospital among the top 2% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and […]

Haverhill's L'Arche Irenicon celebrates L'Arche founder, Jean Vanier, as winner of the 2015 Templeton Prize

Founder of L’Arche Jean Vanier[/caption] Haverhill based L’Arche Irenicon, a residential program for adults with intellectual disabilities, announced today that Jean Vanier, founder of L’Arche, a revolutionary international network of communities where people with and without intellectual disabilities live and work together as peers, has won the 2015 Templeton Prize, joining former Prize recipients Mother […]

Pentucket Bank Awarded Naming Rights at Harbor Place Development

Pentucket Bank is pleased to announce they have secured naming rights of the commercial building at Harbor Place, the transformative waterfront development underway in downtown Haverhill. The proposed commercial building, located at the site of the former Woolworth building, will be known as “Pentucket Bank Plaza” with new signs to be located at the top […]

Soucy achieves Modern Woodmen management honor

Joseph Soucy, Managing Partner, is passionate, driven, and deeply committed to agent growth and success.[/caption] Joseph R. Soucy, Georgetown, MA a Modern Woodmen of America managing partner, has earned membership in Modern Woodmen’s Managing Partner Round Table. The distinction recognizes outstanding leadership and is based on high achievements in life insurance sales.  Membership in Modern […]

Celebrity Makeup Artist achieves success with Mentors

“I don’t know where I’d be without your help,” Maryelle O’Rourke of expressed with her farewell hug after last week’s free counseling session. There is no knowing how her makeup and hair artistry business would be doing without SCORE advice, but this talented business woman has been a regular SCORE client for over two […]


Timberlane Regional School District raised over $2,500 as a result of the “GET BRIGHTER TIMBERLANE” fundraiser program, a partnership between the District, UNO Pizzeria & Grill, CCS Presentation Systems New England, Epson and Align Credit Union. From March 2-April 17, guests of UNO Pizzeria & Grill in Haverhill, MA located off of Route 125 on […]

the color {mint} is celebrating their 2nd Anniversary!

Join The Color {mint} in celebrating their Second Year!  Stop by The Color Mint @ 25 Railroad Square, Haverhill on Saturday, May 9th at 5pm and enjoy some light food, cocktails and music to help them observe this momentous ocasion! For more information, call (978) 241-9690 or email]]>

Pentucket Bank Welcomes New Corporators

L-R: Peter Shaheen, Michael McGonagle, Dawn Pease, Donna Yameen, Ronald Carpenito Missing: Paul Maggliocchetti & Stephen Galinsky[/caption] Pentucket Bank was pleased to welcome seven new Corporators at the Bank’s 124th Annual Meeting on March 12, 2015 at DiBurro’s Function Facility in Ward Hill, MA. Ronald Carpenito: a resident of North Andover and a realtor with […]

Concert Choir Celebrates Spring with Musical Performance

Students from Methuen, Amesbury, and Derry, NH will be featured in the May 3 NECC Concert Choir performance, along with Broadway tunes, an Italian aria, and a medley from Les Miserables.[/caption] The Northern Essex Community College Concert Choir will embrace the spirit of the spring season with a special musical performance at 2 p.m., Sunday, […]

NECC Campus Classic 5K and Fun Run is May 2

The NECC President’s Running Club has been training all winter for the 2nd annual NECC Campus Classic 5K and Fun Run on May 2. Shown left to right are Sofia German, student; Jeff Bickford, staff; Sharon McDermot, staff; Pam Donahue, faculty; Al Hitchcock, staff; Jim Cahaly, faculty; Ken Thomas, faculty; Sagraria Cosme, student; Lane Glenn, […]

Walk to Rock Scavenger Hunt and Party on May 30, 2015 to provide heat assistance to low income elderly in Haverhill

Community Action serves about 660 in Haverhill comprised of all elderly residents with heat assistance. Of these households about 115 have total income at or below the federal poverty level of $15,730 gross for a household of two. Private donations are critical as grant monies get exhausted and households typically have minimal or no funds […]

Jazz Ensemble Announces Spring Concert

The Northern Essex Community College Jazz Ensemble will present a free concert at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 30 in the Haverhill campus Hartleb Technology Center, 100 Elliott Street. The concert is open to the public and will include a brief reception. Performing under the direction of music professor Michael Lecuyer, the ensemble will play […]

Essex Chamber Music Players Hold Benefit Concert for Dana Farber

Pianist Sarah Bob joins the Essex Chamber Music Players for a concert to benefit the Dana Farber Cancer Institute on Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Temple Emanuel of Andover.[/caption] The Essex Chamber Music Players, in residence at Northern Essex Community College, will perform a benefit concert for the Dana-Farber Cancer […]

NECC’s Stillpoint Dancers Present Spring Showcase

Northern Essex Community College dance student Nina Cabral of Pelham, NH, is held by fellow dancers during a modern dance that will be performed during the NECC Stillpoint Dancers’ spring performance at Lawrence High School Friday, April 24 & Saturday, April 25[/caption] A dance piece choreographed by Northern Essex Community College alumna Amanda Westcott will […]

STEM College for Kids Returns to NECC

Haverhill High School teacher Phil Cosgrove takes his talents to NECC’s College for Kids again this summer. He will teach Music Technology, a STEM-hybrid course that combines song-writing skills with technical skills.[/caption] Registration is now open for Northern Essex Community College’s STEM College for Kids summer program – a four-week, series of workshops for children […]

Opportunity Works 13th Annual Lend-A-Hand Auction by the Sea

Opportunity Works presents the 13th Annual Lend-A-Hand Auction by the Sea on Saturday, April 25th beginning at 6:00 PM. The event will be held at Blue Ocean Music Hall, 4 Ocean Front North, Salisbury, Massachusetts. The event will include: host TV and radio personality Bob Lobel, and auctioneers Ann Savage and Frank Bertolino, this event […]

Palmer Gas/Ermer Oil Invites All to Particpate in Customer Appreciation Day

You’re Invited! The Ermer family, along with staff of the Palmer Gas/Ermer Oil Company invite their customers, chamber members and the community to be a part of their Annual Customer Appreciation Day Barbecue. The celebration will take place on Thursday, May 7th 1:00PM to 6:30PM at Palmer Gas Ermer Oil NH location, 13 Hall Farm […]

NECC’s opens its classroom doors every April to the community and this year’s event will be held on April 15 in Haverhill

NECC Offers a Day in the College Classroom [caption id="attachment_2143" align="alignleft" width="300"] The public is invited to attend College for a Day at Northern Essex Community College on Wed, April 15. Professor Paul Cavan, coordinator of Northern Essex Community College’s criminal justice program (shown in photo), opened his classroom last year. For additional information visit […]

Three Prominent Business Leaders Named to Lawrence Partnership Board

Merrimack Valley Magazine Publisher Glenn Prezzano[/caption] Former Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Gregory Bialecki, Merrimack Valley Magazine Publisher Glenn Prezzano, and TD Bank Vice President Michael S. Tager were recently appointed to the board of directors for the Lawrence Partnership, which is a private-public sector collaboration that was launched last November. “As Governor […]

NECC Remembers Lincoln on the 150 year anniversary of his assassination

Northern Essex Remembers Lincoln Northern Essex Community College will present a morning long event, “NECC Remembers President Lincoln 150 Years Later” to commemorate the anniversary of his assassination on Tuesday, April 14, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill Campus, 100 Elliott St. Dr. Heather Cox Richardson, an expert in […]


Career Resources opens 2nd location in landmark building Career Resources Ribbon Cutting and Open House, April 10th, 2015 Career Resources Corporation (CRC), is proud to announce the opening of its second office, located at 76 Merrimack Street, Suite 1, Haverhill, MA 01830. CRC will serve Veterans and other people with disabilities in our Employment Programs […]

Health and Wellness Focus of NECC Fair

Kerin Hamidiani (right in photo) coordinator of the dental assistant program, and a dental assisting student at a recent Health & Wellness Fair[/caption] What do phlebotomists, nurses and a reiki master have in common? All of them will be found at Northern Essex Community College’s Health Profession: Health and Wellness Fair on Monday, April 13, […]

Pentucket Bank Announces Officer Promotions

Carol Wilson, Senior Vice President/ Human Resources Manager[/caption]   Carol Wilson, Senior Vice President/Human Resources Manager: Carol began working at the Bank in 2011 as the Vice President of Human Resources following her time at Wiggin & Nourie, P.A., in Manchester, NH as Director of Human Resources and Training. Carol is responsible for providing leadership […]

Earth Day Clean-up, Celebrate the Day by Volunteering!

Grab your rake and sturdy gloves and meet the “Earth Day Clean-up Team” on April 25th.

NECC Presents “Avenue Q”

Avenue Q performs two weekends in April at the Top Notch Theatre.[/caption] Find out what happens to starry eyed children when they become adults in “Avenue Q” presented by Northern Essex Community College’s Top Notch Players on Friday, April 10, Saturday, April 11, Friday, April 17, and Saturday, April 18, at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, […]

Primary Care Physician Yvonne Wilson, MD Joins Steward Medical Group in Haverhill

Yvonne Wilson, MD[/caption] Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley and Steward Medical Group are pleased to announce that Primary Care Physician Yvonne Wilson, MD is accepting new patients at Steward Primary Care of Haverhill. Dr. Wilson attended Harvard Medical School and completed her internship and residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University. Dr. […]

NECC Music Department Announces March 28 Open House

NECC’s Music Program will host an open house for prospective students on Saturday evening, March 28. Shown in the photo is the college’s Jazz Ensemble.[/caption] Prospective students and community members are invited to join Northern Essex Community College for a special Music Department open house on Saturday, March 28th in the Hartleb Technology Center, 100 […]

MassAmerican Energy To Build Solar Systems with Veterans Northeast Outreach Center

MassAmerican Energy is pleased to announce a new solar partnership with the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center of Haverhill, MA. The VNOC provides a continuum of care to Veterans and their families, from the very basic food and shelter needs to advocacy, information, referral, career, and education services. The Center also sponsors a number of outreach […]

Pentucket Bank Awards Two Employees Annual Community Service Award

Kerri Anne Godin, Assistant Vice President and Senior Branch Manager[/caption] Scott D. Cote Sr., President & CEO and the Senior Management Team of Pentucket Bank awarded two employees the Annual Community Service Award during the Bank’s 124th Annual Meeting on March 12, 2015 at DiBurro’s Function Facility in Ward Hill, MA. Pentucket Bank is well […]

Rebuilding Together Greater Haverhill Needs Volunteers!

Rebuilding Together invites all chamber members and the local community to make Homes Safer for: Seniors Disabled Adults Veterans Families with Children How can volunteers assist? Help with small home repairs, yard work etc.,  and all levels of help appreciated (skilled & unskilled). Every volunteer will receive breakfast, lunch, a T-shirt, and the satisfaction of […]

Eagle-Tribune and Library plan coffee table book to commemorate 375th anniversary

Historic photos can be delivered on March 20, 9 a.m. to noon; and Saturday, March 21, 9 a.m. to noon.[/caption] It has been 375 years since a group of settlers from Ipswich led by the Rev. John Ward journeyed nearly 20 miles to the northwest and founded Haverhill. The Eagle-Tribune and Haverhill Public Library plan […]

NECC Hosts U.S. Navy Band

U.S. Navy Band Northeast Pop Ensemble[/caption] The Navy Band Northeast Pop Ensemble will present a free concert at Northern Essex Community College’s Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus, 100 Elliott St., on Friday, April 10, at 7 p.m. This event is open to the public. Under the direction of Lt. Gregory Fritz, the band […]


Award Recognizes Top Auto Dealers from U.S. and Canada that Demonstrate Excellent Customer Service as  Expressed by Consumer Reviews Written on DealerRater Jaffarian Volvo, a full service, award-winning family owned dealership, has been awarded a 2015 DealerRater Dealer of the Year award, which recognizes auto dealerships across the U.S. and Canada that deliver outstanding customer […]

Career Resources Spring Fling Auction to be held on March 27th, 2015

Career Resources Hosts 19th annual spring fling auction Career Resources Spring Fling Auction to be held on March 27th, 2015 Career Resources’ (CRC) Annual Spring Fling Auction is fast approaching. The event will be held on Friday, March 27th, 6:00 pm, at Atkinson Country Club, 85 Country Club Drive, Atkinson, NH. Since 1968, the non-profit […]

NECC Hosts Open House in Lawrence

On Saturday, March 28, Northern Essex Community College will host a special open house event in the new Dr. Ibrahim El-Hefni Allied Health and Technology Center at 414 Common Street, Lawrence. The event will run from 10 a.m. to noon and is free and open to the public.[/caption] On Saturday, March 28, Northern Essex Community […]

Team Haverhill Announces 10 for 10 Projects for 2015

10 for 10 Projects for 2015 Non-profit civic organization Team Haverhill announced the ten small service and beautification projects selected to celebrate its 10-year anniversary as a volunteer organization.  The organization will be partnering with a wide range of community groups and volunteer organizations, all striving to improve the community. Team Haverhill will provide up […]

Shoe Town Art Center is Expanding and Moving

Shoe Town Art Studio is expanding into a center and moving to a new location Shoe Town Art Center (formerly studio) is moving to 200 Merrimack Street to a larger location to accommodate our new programs and growing faculty and clients’ creative needs. We are building on a new ceramic studio, a dark room, weaving […]

NECC Launches CNC Machine Tool Program

Northern Essex Community College is now recruiting students for its machine tool training program, which will begin Monday, April 13. Developed with input from local employers, the 15-week program will cover the skills needed to operate computer numeric control (CNC) machines, preparing individuals for entry-level jobs in the region’s manufacturing sector. Graduates will be prepared […]


The Timberlane Regional School District SAU #55 and UNO Pizzeria & Grill today announced the “GET BRIGHTER TIMBERLANE” fundraising program with CCS Presentation Systems New England and Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide1. The program will help improve public education and give teachers and students more access to cutting edge technology. From March 2, […]

Rick Springfield "Stripped Down" at Blue Ocean Music Hall

Rick Springfield “Stripped Down” | Thursday, April 16, 2015 | 8pm For all of his accomplishments as an actor, best-selling author, and documentary subject, Rick Springfield’s first love has always been music, a passion he’s harbored since first picking up the guitar at the age of 12 in his native Australia.   With 25 million records […]

NECC Offers Info Nights for new Enrolled Agent Course

Info Sessions Offered for New Enrolled Agent Program Northern Essex Community College will hold three information sessions this spring for individuals interested in enrolling in the Enrolled Agent (EA) Exam Review Program which begins Tuesday, April 28, at NECC Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack St., Lawrence. Information sessions will be held Tuesday, March 24th from 7 to […]

NECC Faculty Receive National Award

Six Northern Essex Community College faculty/staff members are the recipients of the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Award. They are (Left to right, rear) Robert West of Manchester, NH; Linda Giampa of Amesbury, and Kristen Quinn of Boston. ( Left to right, front) Amy Callahan of Newburyport, Deirdre Budzyna of Newburyport, and […]

Community Action Inc. to Host “Comedy for a Cause” Fundraiser

Join Community Action, Inc. on Thursday, March 12, 2015 to watch three top comedians star in a comedy show and fundraising event at the Haverhill Country Club located at 58 Brickett Lane. The doors will open at 6:30 pm for drinks, appetizers and a chance to bid on Celtics tickets, Red Sox tickets which includes […]


Contributions to Game of Golf and Community Recognized at Annual Conference The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) has named Atkinson Resort & Country Club in Atkinson, NH as its 2015 National Golf Course of the Year. The club was honored today at the association’s Annual Conference, held in conjunction with the Golf Industry Show. […]

Schooley Mitchell just announced their newest service – Truck Load Optimization.

Schooley Mitchell recently announced their latest service helping businesses save money – truck load optimization. The pressure to maximize profits and minimize loss continues to grow. Schooley Mitchell works on the knowledge that time is in short supply, making it impossible to keep tabs on all areas of your business. For years they have been […]

"Engineering Week" developed to meet urgent need for STEM workforce – NECC students heed the call.

Students Flock to NECC Engineering Program [caption id="attachment_1829" align="alignleft" width="300"] Paul Chanley, NECC Engineering Program Coordinator[/caption] Two years ago, when Nathaniel Clark sat down with his parents to discuss college plans, they all agreed that Northern Essex’s Engineering Program was the smartest choice for the honors student. He was already taking classes through the college’s […]

Meg Hogan named president of the Board for MA Women’s Political Caucus

Meg Hogan has been named President of the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus (MWPC) located in Boston, MA.[/caption] Meg Hogan, Vice President of External Relations for the Home Health Foundation, has been named President of the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Women’s Political Caucus (MWPC) located in Boston, MA. She […]

Enjoy brunch while viewing the artful flower design of Steve Janavicus – Flowers by Steve

Home Health Foundation supports its patients and families in many ways, and one such way is through special events each year. Many events offer opportunities for you or your organization to support – through sponsorship, as an attendee, a volunteer, or a thoughtful donation. Other events are simply to say thank you for all that […]

Holy Family Hospital a Proud Sponsor of the 2015 Boston Go Red for Women Education Forum

Holy Family Hospital is a proud sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Luncheon and Educational Forum which will be held at the Boston Sheraton on March 12, 2015. For more than a decade the Go Red for Women movement has led the fight to protect women from heart disease through research […]

Inspector with Irish National Police to Visit NECC

John Bates, an inspector with Ireland’s National Police Services who has spent most of his 30-year career investigating the Irish Republic Army (IRA), will visit Northern Essex Community College’s Lawrence Campus on Monday, March 2 to talk about his work and compare the national police system in his country to the decentralized system in the […]

MassAmerican Energy announces first commercial solar energy system in downtown Haverhill

MassAmerican Energy is very pleased to announce the first commercial solar energy system to be installed in downtown Haverhill at the Landmark Building located at 76 Merrimack Street. The building and solar array are managed by City North Development, LLC, a commercial real estate management firm with a diverse portfolio of commercial real estate holdings […]

Lakeview Kitchen invites all to Celebrate their ANNIVERSARY!

Chef Laura Henry-Zoubir, the FOOD NETWORK 2011 “CHOPPED” WINNER.[/caption] COME CELEBRATE THE ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY! Guests are invited to attend this special celebration on Saturday, February 28th | 1pm to 3pm. This special event will include: COOKING DEMO – Chef Laura Henry-Zoubir, the FOOD NETWORK 2011 “CHOPPED” WINNER. Additionally, their will be Appetizer & Food […]

Save the Date for the 2015 Taste of Spring

Printmaking Exhibited in NECC’s ArtSpace Gallery

James Ovid Mustin III’s “#5” is exhibited at NECC’s ArtSpace as part of the “30 Years of Printmaking” Exhibit featuring artists affiliated with the Center Street Studio in Milton.[/caption] Northern Essex Community College’s ArtSpace Gallery is featuring an exhibit titled “30 Years of Printmaking” by artists affiliated with the Center Street Studio in Milton, now […]

NECC Receives DHE Grant for Workplace English Training

George Moriarty, executive director of workforce development and corporate relations, NECC and Elizabeth Delgado Executive Assistant / Human Resources, Mainstream Global[/caption] Thirty-six employees at three Haverhill food manufacturing companies will receive Workplace English training thanks to a $71,000 Rapid Response Program Grant awarded to Northern Essex Community College (NECC) from the Massachusetts Department of Higher […]

“The Art of Winning Elections” is Focus of NECC Lecture

Charles Baker III[/caption] Two political strategists – one a Republican and one a Democrat – will discuss “The Art of Winning Elections” during the next Northern Essex Community College speakers’ series “Movers, Shakers, and Opinion Makers” on  Wednesday, February 25th at 11 a.m. in Lecture Hall A in the lobby of the Spurk (“C”) Building […]

Award-winning Columnist Returns to NECC to Address Graduates

Ubiñas is a former editor of the Observer, NECC’s student newspaper, who says she “found herself and her future” at Northern Essex.[/caption] Philadelphia Daily News columnist Helen Ubiñas, a Northern Essex Community College alumna, will be the featured speaker at Northern Essex’s 53rd Commencement on Saturday, May 16 at 11 a.m. Ubiñas is a former […]

NGCOA Course of the Year Finalists Announced – Atkinson Makes the "Cut"

The finalists for the NGCOA’s Course of the Year Award include four clubs from four very competitive regions: The Legend at Shanty Creek Resorts in the Midwest, Haggin Oaks Golf Complex in the West, Atkinson Resort & Country Club in the Northeast, and Currahee Club in the South. The award recognizes member-owned courses that excel […]

Two Appointed to NECC Board of Trustees

Recently appointed NECC Trustee Joesph D’Orazio of Haverhill[/caption] Joseph D’Orazio of Haverhill and Marianne Paley Nadel of Chestnut Hill were recently appointed to the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees by former Governor Deval Patrick. D’Orazio, who worked for a decade in the insurance industry before becoming general manager for John Donnelly & Sons […]

Save the date for The Color {mint} 2nd Annual Fashion Show

Now is the time to think spring! What better time to update your wardrobe and participate in a fun and interactive event. The Color {mint} invites all to mark their calendars for Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 5:00 PM on. This year The Color {mint} will partner with Anchor of Hope Diaper Bank, a non-profit […]

Pentucket Bank again supports Community Crossroads’ Kids Carnival event.

(L-R): Pamela Wellington, Pentucket Bank’s Hampstead Branch Manager, Jinelle Hobson, Marketing & Development Director for Community Crossroads, Nicole Apkarian, Pentucket Bank’s Hampstead Branch Assistant Manager.[/caption] Pentucket Bank is proud to once again support Community Crossroads’ Kids Carnival event.  Pentucket Bank is annually a major sponsor of the Carnival. Community Crossroads, a private not-for-profit agency, provides […]


New Scholarship Opportunity: The Suffolk University MBA-North Campus will be offering two (2) $6,000 scholarships to qualified new, part-time MBA students who reside in Lawrence (MA), Haverhill (MA), or Lowell (MA) and are accepted to the MBA-North Campus for Fall 2015. This is an exciting opportunity for local residents to earn their MBA close to […]

Jaffarian Volvo Toyota Scion Appoints Automotive Industry Veteran as New General Manager

Michael Benoit Brings A Successful 27-Year Track Record to Jaffarian[/caption] Jaffarian Volvo Toyota Scion today announced the appointment of Michael Benoit to General Manager, effective immediately. Benoit is a highly experienced and accomplished automotive industry professional with a proven, 27-year track record of effectively managing dealerships, delivering both strong business performance and high customer satisfaction […]

Creative Haverhill Announces Poetry Open Mic Night

Join Creative Haverhill at the Paint and Wine Lounge for an evening of poetry, prose, spoken word, and short story readings from local amateur and professional writers! The event will take place on Thursday, February 26th from 6:30-9:30 PM. A $2 donation is requested at the door to cover costs of programming. Participants of all […]

Haverhill High Schools Hosts Leadership Breakfast

Haverhill High School invites local community leaders to join HHS student leaders for a networking and educational event to discuss the power of collaboration to improve our community. The goal for this event is to bring student and adult leaders together to promote positive leadership, to share our work with the Global Youth Leadership Institute, […]

Stepping Out with the Valley Stars – Save the Date

Emmaus invites all to join them for a night of dining, dancing, and FUN! Saturday, March 28 from 6:30-11 p.m. Stepping Out with the Valley Stars will feature dynamic and well-known local men and women paired with professional dance partners. To date, confirmed “community celebrities” include Tim Jordan, Attorney Marsha Kazorosian and Elaine Barker. These […]

Team Haverhill invites all to participate in Possible Dreams 2015

Come share YOUR possible dreams for Haverhill! Please join Team Haverhill on Monday, March 2, 2015 (rescheduled from 1/26 snowstorm) at 7pm as we gather at Northern Essex Community College Technology Center for a lively community conversation. This annual event brings people together from all across our community to share the ideas and build relationships […]

ValleyWorks Career Center to host "Clipper City Job Fair"

The ValleyWorks Career Center invites local employers to participate in the Clipper City Job Fair, to be held at the Masonic Hall located at 31 Green Street, Newburyport, MA. The Event will be held on Thursday, March 12th, 2015, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. There is easy access and plenty of municipal parking available […]

Community Action Hosts Community Forum on Adult Education

John Cuneo, Executive Director of Community Action, Inc. of Greater Haverhill, announced that CAI will host a forum on adult education on Friday, 2/13/15 from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Haverhill Public Library. The forum will provide a vehicle to plan and improve services that will advance the economic status of low-income adult […]

Buttonwoods Announces "CURATE YOUR OWN EXHIBIT" Contest!

Have you ever wanted to curate your own exhibit? Do you have a collection of objects you would like the community to enjoy? Here is your opportunity! Using your own artifacts and ideas, pitch us story line for an exhibit you would like to see and implement. Submit your proposal by February 28. Spend March and April planning your […]

Volunteers Needed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service 2015

Event Details: Monday January 19, 2015 | 11 AM to 3 PM Trinity Episcopal Church | 26 White St | Haverhill, MA 01830 Contact: Katie Berry, Emmaus, Inc. 978-241-3438 |[/caption] In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Emmaus, Inc.  will be hosting a family health fair on January 19, 2015. The […]

State Police Recruit Training Academy Opens on NECC’s Haverhill Campus

Police Chiefs (left to right) Paul Gallagher, North Andover, James Fitzpatrick, Lawrence, Joe Solomon, Methuen, Alan DiNaro, Haverhill, Kevin Oullet, Amesbury, and George Moriarty, NECC executive director of workforce and corporate relations[/caption] Beginning in February, Northern Essex Community College’s Haverhill Campus will be home to the state’s newest Police Recruit Officer Training Academy, which will […]

NECC Professor to present White Fund Lecture on quackery

Dr. Mike Cross, assistant chemistry professor at Northern Essex Community College, will present a White Fund Lecture in partnership with NECC at Lawrence High School’s Performing Arts Center, 70-71 North Parish Road, Lawrence on Thursday, February 12 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.[/caption] A White Fund lecture titled “Snake Oil: Can You Tell Fact from Fiction?” […]

Jaffarian Volvo Toyota Scion Promotes Dale Whittredge to Toyota Service Manager

Dale Whittredge, Toyota Service Manager[/caption] Jaffarian Volvo Toyota Scion recently announced the promotion of Dale Whittredge to Toyota Service Manager, effective immediately. In this new role, Whittredge will be responsible for overall management of Jaffarian’s Toyota Service Department, ensuring that every vehicle is serviced properly and with the utmost care.  He will manage a total of […]

Celebrate Earth Day by Helping Haverhill Go Clean

Celebrate Earth Day by Helping Haverhill Go Clean – Volunteers are needed to help in City-wide clean up Sign up today! Bring your own gloves and tools – trash and leaf bags are provided. DETAILS: What:              City-wide clean up When:             Saturday, April 26, 2014 | 8:30am – 1:00 pm Where:            Meet up […]

All In The Family – as published in Golf Business

Atkinson Resort & Country Club Owner, Christine Lewis Morse was recently featured in a cover story in “Golf Business’” January issue. The story, written by Trent Bouts paints the perfect picture of this renowned golf course and facility. The beginning of the article is re-printed here. As a 10-year-old, Christine Lewis Morse rode shotgun with […]

YWCA of Haverhill says, "Order up and Help Out!"

Throughout January, Sal’s Pizza on Winter Street in Haverhill will donate 55 cents to YWCA Haverhill for every 19-inch cheese pizza sold. Each pizza will be sold for only $5.55, a savings of $7.44. The restaurant, at 95 Winter St., is just a few steps from the YWCA, at 107 Winter Street. Founded in 1891, […]

Team Haverhill Launches 10 for 10 – 10 Small Projects for 2015

Team Haverhill announced that it is celebrating its first decade of making Haverhill a better place. To mark the occasion, Team Haverhill is partnering with individuals or community groups to complete ten small service or beautification projects that will make a difference in the city of Haverhill. The projects should be completed in one day […]

Frederick E. Malcolm, Sr., a longtime friend of Haverhill passes away.

The Greater Haverhill Chamber staff and Board of directors was saddened to learn of the passing of Frederick E. Malcolm, Sr., a longtime friend of Haverhill, who was fortunate enough to live to the age of 93, passing away December 22, 2014. According to his obituary “Malcolm’s passion for his hometown, Haverhill, was obvious by […]

NECC Medical Interpreter Course Fills Need

Are you bilingual? Help fill a critical need for trained medical interpreters by enrolling in a 54-hour Medical Interpreting noncredit course offered through Northern Essex Community College at the Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack St., Lawrence. The nine-week course is offered Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning January 31. An information session will be held […]

What to Eat and Drink During the Sons of Anarchy Series Finale

In honor of the Sons of Anarchy series finale on Tuesday (10 p.m ET on FX), People Magazine on line has put together a mini-menu of SOA-themed treats. One features cookies from chamber member Cakes by Erin! Here’s an excerpt from the article: To pair with your whiskey, we suggest these incredibly detailed cookies from […]

Recover Faster with the Alterg® Antigravity Treadmill®

The innovative AlterG® Anti-Gravity Treadmill® is a game changer in physical therapy rehab and we are thrilled to offer this technology to our patients! Patients or athletes dealing with lower body injuries, chronic pain or neurological conditions that inhibit mobility, can benefit from the unweighting capabilities of the Anti-Gravity Treadmill.® The Anti-Gravity Treadmill® helps a […]

NECC’s New Internship Program Doubles in Size

In just two semesters Northern Essex Community College’s internship program has nearly doubled in size. The program started last spring when 11 business and journalism/communication students were placed in internships. This fall with the addition of Computer and Information Sciences (CIS) students, 19 students participated. Students work a minimum requirement of 14 hours per week […]

After 15 years, final curtain falls on NECC production of "A Christmas Carol"

NECC Theater Professor Jim Murphy reprises the role of Ebenezer Scrooge in NECC’s 15 and final production of “A Christmas Carol.”

Atkinson Resort & Country Club 2015 New England Golf Course Owner’s Association 2015 Course of the Year Recipient

ATKINSON, NH November #, 2014 – Atkinson Resort & Country Club was named the winner of the National Golf Course Owner Association New England Chapter Course of the Year for 2015. The award recognizes a golf course that epitomizes four key components of the operation including: Exceptional Quality of the Course, Exceptional Quality of Ownership […]

NECC Signs Second International Articulation Agreement

international studies programs over the last few years, according to Marcy Yeager, interim director of NECC’s Cultural and International Studies Institute. For more information on NECC’s new articulation agreement with UWL, contact Yeager at or 978 556-3326.]]>

Renowned Guitarist to Visit NECC

Wednesday, November 19, at 1 p.m. in Room 220 of the Hartleb Technology Center on the Haverhill campus. This event is free and open to the public. He will discuss various topics including recording session work, touring, the state of the music industry, and life as a contemporary professional musician. A guitarist, Walsh has worked with […]

Making a Donation to Team Haverhill

PROJECT SUPPORT Over 95% of our funding is designated for specific projects and applied to project expenses. This is possible because we continue to operate without a physical office or paid staff.  It is the volunteers, the partnerships, and the community relationships that hold it all together! TEAM SUPPORT Each year, we have expenses that […]

Holy Family Hospital’s Methuen and Haverhill Campuses Awarded “A” Safety Grades by Independent Industry Watchdog

Methuen and Haverhill, MA, November 4, 2014 – Holy Family Hospital in Methuen and Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley in Haverhill have both been awarded “A” grades for the Fall 2014 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections. The Hospital Safety Score […]

Health and Wellness Focus of NECC Fair

9 a.m. until noon in the atrium of the Dimitry Building, 45 Franklin St., Lawrence. This event, which is free and open to the public, will showcase the various health programs offered at NECC as well as educate visitors on different health issues affecting society. Student and faculty representatives, from all NECC health programs, including […]

Duncan O. Clark Joins Haverhill Bank as Vice President, Branch Manager

Duncan Clark[/caption] Duncan O. Clark recently joined Haverhill Bank as Vice President, Branch Manager. Clark will replace Patricia St. Cyr as the branch manager at the bank’s main office, located at 180 Merrimack St. St. Cyr will relocate to Salem, NH, where she will manage the bank’s newest branch. Prior to joining Haverhill Bank, Clark […]

Jaffarian Volvo Toyota Celebrates 75 Years

Jaffarian Volvo Toyota, one of Massachusetts’ oldest family-run automotive businesses, celebrates 75 years as a family-run business Jaffarian Volvo Toyota recently joined an elite group of family-run businesses in the nation by achieving 75 years in business. As one of Massachusetts’ oldest family-run automotive businesses, Jaffarian is led by third and fourth generation family members. […]