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Two More Methuen Students Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Up Another School

Two More Methuen Students Arrested for Threatening to Shoot Up Another School

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 23, 2015|7pm For the second time in two days, Methuen Public School students have been arrested for threatening to shoot up a school and kill…

Does Chuck Takesian Hold the Key to Salisbury’s Sewer Problems?

Does Chuck Takesian Hold the Key to Salisbury’s Sewer Problems?

IT’S NICE TO BE NICE… OR IS IT?   THE NICE GUY CANDIDATE Salisbury Selectman Chuck Takesian is a nice guy, isn’t he? Everybody loves Chuck. It’s hard to find…

Haverhill Student Arrested for Bringing Gun, Knife to School

Haverhill Student Arrested for Bringing Gun, Knife to School

October 23, 20115|1:15pm HAVERHILL – Haverhill Superintendent James Scully said today that a student at the John Greenleaf Whittier Middle School was arrested for bringing a knife and an airgun to…

Horror On TV These Days Is Scary Good ~ TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

Horror On TV These Days Is Scary Good ~ TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – October, 2015 If you’re a fan of scary things, love a good scary movie or a scary book to read, you’re not alone. Horror is a…

Some are More Equal Than Others

Some are More Equal Than Others

By: Dr. Bharany Padmanabhan – October, 2105 This past week came the news, sadly expected, that Dennis Hastert will be allowed to plead to a lesser charge and the Government…

Don’t Shoot the Messenger ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Don’t Shoot the Messenger ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – October, 2015 One of the most difficult jobs I have has been the honor of being tasked with giving bad news. It is both dreadful…

Where Are All the Gods? ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

Where Are All the Gods? ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – October, 2015 I think everyone would agree that the world can be an ugly place. Not a day goes by that the media doesn’t inundate us…

The Fascinating Francis Phenomenon ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE

The Fascinating Francis Phenomenon ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE

By: Paul Murano – October, 2015 A very unexpected thing happened throughout the media and in the nation last week. We were inundated with all things pope. There was non-stop…

Stopping Addiction Before It Starts – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Stopping Addiction Before It Starts – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives  – October, 2015 The State Senate recently passed additional reforms aimed at combatting the substance abuse epidemic in Massachusetts. Senate Bill 2020, which passed unanimously,…

Methuen High School Student Arrested for Making Threats to Shoot Up School, Had Material “Glorifying Columbine”

Methuen High School Student Arrested for Making Threats to Shoot Up School, Had Material “Glorifying Columbine”

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 21, 2015|6pm A 16 year old Methuen High School Student was arrested on Tuesday after making threats to harm himself and others, including shooting up…

Haverhill Business Woman, Former Mayoral Candidate Appointed to NECC Trustees

Haverhill Business Woman, Former Mayoral Candidate Appointed to NECC Trustees

Haverhill business leader, Sally L. Cerasuolo – O’Rorke, was recently appointed to the Northern Essex Community College Board of Trustees by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker. Cerasuolo – O’Rorke is the…

Merrimack Valley Hospice Raises $125,000 at Game ON! Food, Wine, Beer Pairing and Silent Auction

Merrimack Valley Hospice Raises $125,000 at Game ON! Food, Wine, Beer Pairing and Silent Auction

    Lawrence, Mass. – Over 350 sponsors and guests joined in the fun and placed their bids at Game On!  Food, Wine, Beer Pairing and Silent Auction to benefit…

What Did the Preliminary Election Mean in Lowell?

What Did the Preliminary Election Mean in Lowell?

By: John MacDonald – October, 2015 The September 28th Lowell City Council preliminary election brought excitement and interested voters to the polls in droves! Street corners and coffee shops were…

Corrupt Former Blandford Selectman Robert Nichols Fined $12,500 for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

Corrupt Former Blandford Selectman Robert Nichols Fined $12,500 for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

Selectman Nichols made misrepresentations to secure a Town contract for his own company Former Blandford, Massachusetts Selectman Robert Nichols was fined $12,150.50 by the Massachusetts Ethics Commission for illegally steering…

Fundraiser for Methuen Woman with Cancer

Fundraiser for Methuen Woman with Cancer

Amanda DaSilva is a long-time resident of Methuen who is fighting Leukemia. She battled cancer in 2013, and underwent chemo, radiation and surgery. She is now fighting for her life and…

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