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Police chief: Crackdown on gang activity may take years

Police Chief Alan DeNaro addressed the City Council and the public Tuesday night about the two murders in the city in May and the department’s plan to combat growing gang violence in Haverhill,...

Haverhill Residents Rally Against Violence

HAVERHILL — In the wake of two Haverhill residents being shot dead in this city during the last month, an estimated 100 people rallied at GAR Park Tuesday evening and demanded an...

Haverhill Receives Grant to Combat Gangs

HAVERHILL — Mayor James Fiorentini, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, state Rep. Andy Vargas along with other local and state officials announced a two-year state grant to Haverhill to...

UTEC Marks Another Milestone

LOWELL — Although Brenda Anderson was excited to get accepted into an employment training program at Massachusetts General Hospital, the news also created a challenge for her: with her limited...

Grand Opening of the UTEC Hub Press Release

Lowell, MA – On Thursday, May 17, 2018 (9:30-11:30am), UTEC will formally open the doors to its newest building at 15-17 Warren Street, the Nancy L. and Richard K. Donahue UTEC...

Local officials study German prison system

LOWELL — Inmates getting job training as they serve prison sentences and mothers living with their infant children behind bars are among features of the German criminal justice...

Local officials study German prison system

 

LOWELL — Inmates getting job training as they serve prison sentences and mothers living with their infant children behind bars are among features of the German criminal justice system...
UTEC youth led charge for expungement in reform

BOSTON — As a teenager, Jefferson Alvarez had a hard time staying away from fights. One thing led to another and in 2011, he was arrested for the first time. He kicked a student with his shoe and...

Major Criminal Justice Reform Bill Clears Mass. Legislature With Little Opposition

With only a whiff of opposition, the Massachusetts legislature on Wednesday passed a broad package of criminal justice system reforms that have languished for years. 

The...

Eagle Tribune says "Now's the time to invest in civics education"

In an era dominated by standardized testing, preparing teenagers for citizenship in Massachusetts middle and high schools has taken a back seat to core subjects such as English, math and science....