• high-risk Oct 1

    Haverhill Holds Emergency Meeting on Rising Coronavirus Cases, Halloween Plan

    Haverhill officials held an emergency meeting Thursday afternoon as coronavirus cases rise in the city, earning a high-risk designation for transmission from the state. Haverhill is among 23 Massachusetts communities considered high-risk for transmitting COVID-19 in the state’s latest data on the pandemic, putting the city in the red-zone on its community-level risk assessment map. The city’s health department...

  • Haverhill Oct 1

    Uptick in COVID-19 Cases in Haverhill

    Nearly a dozen communities are figuring out a way forward after being named high-risk by Massachusetts. In Haverhill, city leaders held an emergency meeting and the mayor remains on guard ahead of Halloween.

  • coronavirus Oct 1

    Haverhill Holds Emergency Meeting After Uptick in Cases

    Mayor James Fiorentini called an emergency meeting with the Haverhill Board of Health Thursday to discuss the rise in coronavirus cases and a plan for Halloween after the city received a high-risk designation for transmission from the state.

  • Massachusetts Aug 23, 2019

    Police Officer Charged After Allegedly Throwing Water Bottle at Woman

    A Haverhill, Massachusetts, police officer is facing charges after a woman alleged he threw a water bottle at her during an argument over a dating app alert. Carlos Arriaga, 48, has been charged with assault and battery on a family/household member and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon in connection with the August 7 incident.

  • Massachusetts Jul 14, 2019

    Lawrence Man Arrested in Connection With Death of 11-Year-Old Haverhill Girl

    An arrest has been made in the death of a Massachusetts girl who died mysteriously at a rooming house in Lawrence in mid-December. Miguel Rivera, 58, of Lawrence, was arrested Friday night, Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett and Lawrence Police Chief Roy Vasque announced Saturday morning. Rivera is charged with permitting substantial bodily injury to a child and misleading a...

  • Massachusetts Jul 1, 2019

    ‘Symbol of Our City': Historic Haverhill Smokestack Being Torn Down

    More than 100 residents were evacuated after lightning struck a historic smokestack in Haverhill, Massachusetts. Crews are tearing down the L.H. Hamel Leather Company smokestack down brick by brick. Residents of the Hamel Mill Lofts were evacuated due to concerns that the landmark could topple.

  • Facebook Jan 3, 2019

    Grand Jury Probing Mysterious Death of Haverhill Girl

    The death of a Massachusetts girl who died mysteriously at a rooming house in Lawrence in mid-December is now in the hands of a grand jury. According to the Eagle Tribune, documents related to a search warrant have been sealed and the grand jury investigation is planned into the death of 11-year-old Precious Wallaces.

  • Facebook Dec 20, 2018

    Mystery Surrounds Haverhill Girl's Death, Investigation Ongoing

    The mystery surrounding an 11-year-old girl’s death remains as authorities continue their investigation on the cause. Precious Wallaces was rushed from a rooming house on Jackson Street to Lawrence Hospital over the weekend, authorities said. She was then airlifted to Tufts Medical Center in Boston, where she died Tuesday.

  • Massachusetts Dec 19, 2018

    11-Year-Old Haverhill Girl Dies After Medical Call, DA Investigating

    An 11-year-old girl from Haverhill, Massachusetts, has died after being hospitalized following a medical call over the weekend. Authorities announced Tuesday that the girl was on life support after a medical call to a home in Lawrence early Saturday morning. The Essex County District Attorney’s Office said she was taken to Lawrence General Hospital, then airlifted to Tufts Medical...

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