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MassDEP Inspection of Cobham Electronic Systems in Lowell Reveals Hazardous Waste Management Violations; $8,580 Penalty Issued

  BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized Cobham Electronic Systems of Lowell $8,580 after an inspection revealed hazardous waste management violations that included an incomplete contingency…

MassDEP Assesses $3,000 Penalty Against Haverhill Contractor for Asbestos Violations at Former Fitchburg Gas & Electric Site

MassDEP Assesses $3,000 Penalty Against Haverhill Contractor for Asbestos Violations at Former Fitchburg Gas & Electric Site

From MassDEP BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has assessed a $3,000 penalty against Absolute Environmental Contractors, Inc. of Haverhill for the company’s failure to follow asbestos…

State Police Officer Commits Suicide After Being Suspended Pending Criminal Investigation

State Police Officer Commits Suicide After Being Suspended Pending Criminal Investigation

BREAKING…. Tom Duggan – July 30, 2013                                 (OTHER PUBLIC SAFETY STORIES) A Massachusetts State…

Condon Retires from Methuen Politics Will not Seek Reelection

Condon Retires from Methuen Politics Will not Seek Reelection

 By: Tom Duggan – July 30, 2013  (OTHER METHUEN STORIES) Methuen At-Large City Councilor Mike Condon told The Valley Patriot today in an exclusive interview that he is not seeking…

American College of History and Legal Studies Becomes First Member of the Salem Animal Rescue League

American College of History and  Legal Studies Becomes First Member of the Salem Animal Rescue League

By: DJ Bettencourt – July, 2013 (Other Pet Stories) SALEM- The Salem Animal Rescue League (SARL) today announced that the American College of History and Legal Studies (ACHLS), a two…

News from the American Legion – Voting is Your Right!

By: John Lenotte, American Legion – July 2013 First, let me congratulate Congressman Ed Markey for his election victory and becoming our next U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. Also, to Gabriel…

HERO IN Our Midst: 2nd Lt WALTER R. HEDLUND, US ARMY, WWII

HERO IN Our Midst: 2nd Lt WALTER R. HEDLUND, US ARMY, WWII

By: Helen Mooradkanian – July 2013 On D-Day, June 6, 1944, Walter Hedlund, then a sergeant, U.S. Army, 29th Infantry Division, 3rd Battalion, 115th Regiment, Company I, stormed Omaha Beach…

West End Methuen City Council Candidate George Kazanjian Says Council Argues too much, Will fight to Lower Taxes

West End Methuen City Council Candidate George Kazanjian Says Council Argues too much, Will fight to Lower Taxes

By: Tom Duggan – July 28, 2013 (other Methuen Stories) Former School Committeeman George Kazanjian says he wants to represent the people of the West End on the city council…

Chaisson drops out of Council Race Endorses Ken Willette and Sean Fountain

Chaisson drops out of Council Race Endorses Ken Willette and Sean Fountain

By: Tom Duggan – July 27, 2013 Methuen School Committeeman Evan Chaisson says he is dropping out of the West End City Council Race and endorsing former councilor and school…

North Andover Police Arrest Two for Stolen Tires

North Andover Police Arrest Two for Stolen Tires

BREAKING… According to Lt. Charles Grey of the North Andover Police at 5:14 this morning a caller from Heritage Green Condo Complex observed two males taking tires off of an…

North Andover Businessman Says Billerica Fire Hydrant Bid Tailored to Limit Competition, Says Restrictions will Cost Town Additional $24K

North Andover Businessman Says Billerica Fire Hydrant Bid Tailored to Limit Competition, Says Restrictions will Cost Town Additional $24K

By: Tom Duggan – July 26, 2013 Billerica DPW director Abdul Alkhatib says there are no shenanigans going on with his town’s public bid to purchase fire hydrants. He told…

Frozen Treats for Your Pups

Frozen Treats for Your Pups

By: Tracey Zysk – July, 2013 Holy Hot! As my Boston Terrier, Lani, was panting while trying to cool down after our walk, I gave her fresh water with ice…

Haverhill Stadium renovation must be finished

By: Mark Behan – July While watching a recent baseball game at Trinity (formerly Haverhill) Stadium, I was reminded of the movie Field of Dreams. I know: What does a…

Legislative Spotlight – Brian S. Dempsey by Stephanie M. Davis

Legislative Spotlight – Brian S. Dempsey by Stephanie M. Davis

By: Stephanie M. Davis – July, 2013 The FY2014 budget ball now sits in Governor Deval Patrick’s court. Having been finalized and reported out of its legislative conference committee on…

Indepenence Day

By Tom Weaver – July 2013 July 4th – the day that the colonies declared Independence; not only from Mother England, but from all the countries in the world. The…

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