ANDOVER — There was a full house as the School Committee voted 4-0 on Thursday night to push back school start times starting in September.
NORTH ANDOVER — Residents shot down Joe Finn’s proposal to place a two-year moratorium on housing developments with three or more units at the annual Town Meeting on Thursday night, arguing that his plan would put a strain on the community’s already-tapped housing resources.
HAVERHILL — Students at Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School will be dismissed early Monday due to the expected heat and humidity, according to a statement posted on the school's website.
With the weather warming up and the long Memorial Day weekend approaching, police and firefighters are warning residents that fireworks are illegal to use and possess in Massachusetts.
ANDOVER -- Over the weekend, parents, school staff and even the junior varsity baseball team were at Andover High School with yardsticks and other measuring tools, scoping out how to best fit everyone in school Monday — the day 1,400 students would come back into the building together for th…
METHUEN — The City Council is poised to vote Monday night on a new contract with Clear Channel, after the billboard company tried to back out of its original deal with the city.
HAVERHILL — Police charged a New Hampshire woman with supplying minors with alcohol at a party late Saturday night at 58 South Chestnut St. in Bradford.
HAVERHILL — The city has launched a search for a new leader of Haverhill High School because current principal Glenn Burns has accepted the job of executive principal at the high school in Salem, Massachusetts.
Attorney General Maura Healey advocated for residents and small businesses in the Merrimack Valley on Monday during a tour of Lawrence, Haverhill and Methuen.
LAWRENCE — Police said they used a city surveillance camera to identify a man who dumped bags of trash illegally, and then ordered him to pick up the trash.
SALEM, N.H. — Fire Chief Larry Best delivered an encouraging local update on the pandemic at this week's selectmen meeting: The town is having substantially fewer confirmed cases of the virus as strong vaccine distribution efforts continue.
LAWRENCE — Fifth graders at the Oliver Partnership School aren't yet old enough to vote or pay taxes, but on Wednesday, a group of them realized just how much their young voices mattered.
DERRY, N.H. — A downtown tribute not only to the season but to a famed southern horse race returned to Derry Saturday as the community hosted its Downtown Derby Day celebration.
Public health officials in Massachusetts and New Hampshire have stopped giving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to residents as the federal government investigates cases of blood clots in people who received the vaccine.
Q: Some of my friends are afraid of getting the COVID-19 vaccine because they think it will give them the actual disease. What can I tell them to ease their fears?
In a story about the Andover Destination Imagination program that ran in Sunday's edition of The Eagle-Tribune, the grade level of Eyal Mamet was wrongly identified. Eyal is a fourth-grader.
Lawrence firefighters battled multiple homes that caught fire in the area of Saratoga and Bennington Streets Sunday evening.
HAVERHILL — Police said a Jeep with New Hampshire plates that was traveling north on Interstate 495 in Haverhill rolled over into the median.
HAVERHILL — Fire officials said they are unable to determine the cause of a Tuesday morning fire that destroyed an unoccupied house at 3 Maplewood Terrace.
ANDOVER — An Andover man is safely home with his family after being missing for about 12 hours Wednesday, said police spokesperson Lt. Eddie Guy.
NORTH ANDOVER — It was a first on Sunday morning for the North Andover Democratic Town Committee, hosting a virtual breakfast while continuing a long-standing tradition of honoring the party’s representatives and supporters.
LAWRENCE — One year ago on March 13, local leaders in Lawrence were gathered around a conference table in City Hall with worry: The coronavirus pandemic was looming large and the city had to be shut down to keep residents safe. Businesses closed. Schools went remote.
Throughout the pandemic, data has been driving Massachusetts’s Public Health response and now it’s driving the vaccination effort.
NORTH ANDOVER —At the start of a second back-to-school rally, only two people were gathered, signs by their sides, blowing in the frigid wind.
Lawrence firefighters battle a four-alarm fire in the rectory of Corpus Christi Parish at Holy Rosary Church on Essex Street Monday evening. Firefighters from numerous surrounding cities and towns, including Andover, North Andover, Lowell, Haverhill, Methuen, Danvers, Middleton and more were…
ANDOVER — Kindergartners and first graders in Andover will be going back to school four days a week starting March 8, Superintendent Claudia Bach wrote in an email to parents Friday.
ANDOVER — A man wanted in Newburyport on two counts of assault and battery on ambulance personnel and destruction of property under $12,000 was arrested Sunday morning.
LAWRENCE —A Superior Court judge has ruled that in Lawrence, Kendrys Vasquez will remain the city's mayor until November —denying the request of two city residents to overturn the home rule petition signed into law by Gov. Charlie Baker earlier this month.
METHUEN — The consultants who conducted a management audit of the police force painted a grim picture of the department during a meeting with the City Council on Thursday night.
U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton called the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris an "extraordinary moment in history, but extraordinary because it was ordinary."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the deeply divided nation's historic confluence of crises.
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