---- — HAVERHILL — Temple Emanu-El of Haverhill, in partnership with Calvary Baptist Church, will conduct a prayer service and musical tribute to Martin Luther King on Friday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m.
Officiated by members of the Greater Haverhill Clergy Association, joint choirs from Temple Emanu-El, Calvary Baptist and members of the Moishe Kavod House in Boston will celebrate King’s legacy of diversity and freedom, with a special memorial tribute to international global leader Nelson Mandela.
Musical direction is by Calvary Baptist Music Director Joseph Devoe and Mindy Harris. Service will take place at Temple Emanu-El, 514 Main St. Service is open to the public. A fellowship reception will follow. For more information, visit templeemanu-el.org or call 978-373-3861
Hearing tests offered to North Andover senior citizens
NORTH ANDOVER — Miracle-Ear will be at the North Andover Senior Center, 120R Main St., Jan. 15 from 10 a.m. to noon to offer free hearing screenings. Those interested may sign up at the Senior Center’s reception desk. This service is provided the third Wednesday of every month.
Author’s Night held at the Vineyard
HAVERHILL — Pear Tree Publishing in Bradford will hold an author’s night on Jan. 31 at Zorvino Vineyards in Sandown, N.H.
Many authors and illustrators are expected to attend. This event is free to the public and runs from 6 to 9 p.m. Setup starts at 4 p.m. Early registration is suggested as space is limited. More information, including author table fees and registration, is available online at peartreepublishing.net.
Salem plans sessions of SHS renovation plan
SALEM — Michael Delahanty, Salem Superintendent of Schools, announced the Salem School Board has scheduled two public presentations regarding the proposed renovations and upgrades to Salem High School.
The first presentation is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Seifert Auditorium at Salem High School and the second is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 3, in the television studio at Salem High School. All citizens are welcome to attend and learn about the planned project.
The School Board is proposing a renovation and upgrade to address existing facility deficiencies. School district officials will be joined by project partners from Trident Project Advantage Group, Lavallee/Brensinger Architects and Harvey Construction to provide detailed information regarding what is planned and why the project is being proposed now.
Questions from audience members will be taken and answered.
Hearing slated on Newton budget, articles
NEWTON — A public hearing will be held Monday, Jan. 20, on the proposed town budget and warrant articles.
The hearing begins at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. The snow date is Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m.
Supervisors of the Checklist meet SALEM — The Supervisors of the Checklist will be in session Tuesday, Jan. 21, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Town Hall.
Residents may register to vote, change or correction their voter information, or switch party affiliations. Anyone who wishes to particiapte in the town deliberative session Feb. 1 or the school deliberative session Feb. 6 must have registered to vote.
To register, residents must be at least 18 and provide photo identification and proof of residency. Naturalized citizens must show a passport or documented citizenship papers.
Residents can also register to vote with the town clerk during regular office hours through Jan. 22. for the town deliberative session and Jan. 27 for the school deliberative session.
The voter checklist is available for viewing at the Kelley Library reference desk and at the town clerk’s office.