Haverhill students need no masks, for now

WOODSVILLE—Students will not be required to wear masks inside Haverhill schools when classes start later this month. On Monday night, the Haverhill Cooperative School Board voted 3-1 to reject a motion to require students to wear masks until a vaccination is available for children ages 2-11. The vote followed discussion among board members and half […]

Traffic redesign coming for truck stop

NEWBURY—The P&H Truck Stop will likely undergo renovations to replace old equipment and improve safety for pedestrians and workers. The existing gas pumps and tanks will be replaced due to age, and new fueling stations will be added for a total of four diesel fueling stations and 12 unleaded gas fueling stations. In addition, the […]

Board votes to send ARPA funds to precincts

HAVERHILL—At the Aug. 2 meeting, the Haverhill Selectboard voted 4 to 1 in favor of allocating funds for improvement projects planned by the precincts of Woodsville, Mountain Lakes, and Haverhill Corner. The plan was accepted with the understanding that any funding meet the criteria of the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, which is […]

NTSB publishes report on balloon accident

BRADFORD—The hot air balloon pilot who died last month in a fall over Bradford had just re-lit the burner shortly before the basket collided with the ground ejecting him and a passenger. According to a preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board, Brian Boland and four passengers took off in a balloon from the […]

Photo of the Week

Liam Cox, of Piermont, gets his oxen ready for a showing at the North Haverhill Fair on Saturday. After a lost year where some activities were held virtually, the fair returned with a bang opening on July 28 and concluding on Aug. 1. For more photos from the fair, see page 10.