In 1965, Dr. Jack Geiger and Dr. Count Gibson started the country’s first community health centers, one in Mound Bayou, Mississippi, and one in Boston. They were the result of a dream to bring primary care into communities with no medical access or facilities.

This past week more than 500 of our neighbors lined the streets around Shawsheen Square in Andover, respectfully and peacefully protesting the unequal treatment of African Americans and the unfinished business of purging from our midst the racism that continues to plague our society.

Around the world and around the country, “Post-COVID-19” re-openings are in the news. What does this mean for reopening Haverhill Public Schools and other nearby districts where plans and budgets are now being developed for the summer and for the 2020-21 school year?

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North Andover - Mr. John J. Stanin, 93, of North Andover passed away at home on June 28, 2020. Son of the late Robert and Mary (Stanin) Stewart, he was born on January 14, 1927, in Lawrence and had been an area resident all his life. Mr. Stanin was educated in the Lawrence and North Andover …