NECC Observer

The student news website of Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill and Lawrence, Mass.


Teaching safety

What does active shooter training entail and is it effective? With mass shootings seemingly becoming more and more common, many schools and workplaces have been holding active...
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MBTA to hike fares

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) has recently proposed a fare increase by an average of 6.3% by July 1, 2019. The state allows the MBTA to increase fares...
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Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote?

Empower Act would allow cities and towns to lower voting age to 16 or 17 Just last month a bill was entered into Massachusetts state legislation that would lower the local voting...
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