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Haverhill to save $1.1m in health care costs

Haverhill Mayor James J. Fiorentini announced the city has reached an agreement with its local unions on a new health care plan for municipal employees and retirees that officials predict will save local taxpayers more than $1.1 million annually.

The plan, which is scheduled to go into effect with the start of the new fiscal year July 1, affects all city and school department employees and retirees except for those whose contracts run until 2014.

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