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.

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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. 

WINDHAM — Police are investigating the theft of five Kawasaki dirt bikes — worth up to $33,000 combined — from Naults Powersports, 60 Range Road.

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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…

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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.

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HAVERHILL — A Whittier Regional High graduate had the honor of introducing Vice President Kamala Harris at a recent event in Concord, New Hampshire. 

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.

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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. 

LAWRENCE — The race is officially on for the next mayor of Lawrence, with three candidates having pulled nomination papers at City Hall.

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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.

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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.

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ANDOVER — An Andover man is safely home with his family after being missing for about 12 hours Wednesday, said police spokesperson Lt. Eddie Guy.

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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.

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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.

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ANDOVER — Emergency personnel recovered a man's body from the Merrimack River on Sunday afternoon, according to police spokesperson Lt. Eddie Guy.

ANDOVER — A teachers strike set to begin Monday at Greater Lawrence Technical School has been averted.

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HAVERHILL — The city’s third retail marijuana shop is preparing to open near the Plaistow line along Route 125.

SALEM, N.H. – Salem police will continue to work under an expired contract now that negotiations with town officials have failed for a second consecutive year.

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.

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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.

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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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Unruly crowds attacking police officers and breaching security barriers was something Congressman Seth Moulton saw as a U.S. Marine at war.

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