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Lawrence General Featured in Time Magazine Special Issue Focused on the Opioid Epidemic

Lawrence General Featured in Time Magazine Special Issue Focused on the Opioid Epidemic

In January, Lawrence General hosted a team from Time magazine who were following an expectant mother on methadone who is living with a foster family in the area. The three-person Time crew was at…

Laborers Union Local 175 & 609 Endorse Dan Koh for Congress

Laborers Union Local 175 & 609 Endorse Dan Koh for Congress

ANDOVER, MA – Laborers Local 175 and Laborers Local 609 both endorsed Dan Koh today in the 3rd District Congressional race. Local 175, based out of Methuen, represents more than 1000 members…

Lottery Jackpot Total Over Half a Million Dollars for Mid-Week Drawings

Lottery Jackpot Total Over Half a Million Dollars for Mid-Week Drawings

Powerball jackpot at $293 million, Mega Millions jackpot at $222 million  BRAINTREE, MA (FEBRUARY 26, 2018) – The Powerball jackpot for the Wednesday, February 28 drawing is an estimated $293 million, while the…

Legislation Targets Increased Cancer Rates Among Firefighters

Legislation Targets Increased Cancer Rates Among Firefighters

By: Linda Dean Campbell, February, 2018 This session I have filed a number of pieces of legislation pertaining to pressing public safety issues across the Commonwealth. I would like to…

Whittier Tech Students Use Music Therapy to Help Those with Alzheimer’s Disease

Whittier Tech Students Use Music Therapy to Help Those with Alzheimer’s Disease

    HAVERHILL — Three health occupation students at Whittier Tech are using music therapy as a way to help patients with Alzheimer’s disease communicate with family and friends. After…

Press Conference on New Funding for Haverhill Veterans

Press Conference on New Funding for Haverhill Veterans

(HAVERHILL) – State Representative Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen) will host a press conference alongside the Career Resources Corporation and Veterans Northeast Outreach Center to announce funding secured for Haverhill veterans programs. The…

Mass. DOR Not Making Child Support Payments Because of “Glitch” in Garnishing Unemployment Wages

Mass. DOR Not Making Child Support Payments Because of “Glitch” in Garnishing Unemployment Wages

By: Tom Duggan – Feb. 21, 2018 Methuen State Representative Diana DiZoglio says she wants to get to the bottom of why the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) failed to…

Will The Boston Globe Follow-up on Its Own Workplace Abuse Article?

Will The Boston Globe Follow-up on Its Own Workplace Abuse Article?

By: Aliana Brodmann E. von Richthofen – Feb. 2018 After decades of being begged by hundreds, if not thousands, of workplace abuse victims to report on this escalating crime, The Boston…

HERO IN OUR MIDST ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ Infantry Soldier – Major Rick Kelley U.S. Army-Retired

HERO IN OUR MIDST ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ Infantry Soldier – Major Rick Kelley U.S. Army-Retired

By: John Cuddy – February 2018 Truly a “hero in our midst”, it was an honor to interview Major Kelley. We are from the same home town, Lawrence, Massachusetts, and…

GLTS Students Build Home on Norris St. in Lawrence to Sharpen Their Technical Skills House 

GLTS Students Build Home on Norris St. in Lawrence to Sharpen Their Technical Skills House 

ANDOVER – Superintendent John Lavoie is pleased to announce that nearly 100 GLTS students are busy constructing a house as part of the school’s building program. Carpentry, electrical and plumbing…

Paying Attention Podcast 2-15-18 – Acadia Insurance vs. The 1st Amendment, Trump, Politics & More

Paying Attention Podcast 2-15-18 – Acadia Insurance vs. The 1st Amendment, Trump, Politics & More

VIDEO BELOW Download or listen to this week’s podcast. Today on the Paying Attention Podcast Tom talks about lawyers for the Acadia Insurance Company trying got have a reporter thrown…

*UPDATED* Methuen Police Seek Home Invasion Suspects

*UPDATED* Methuen Police Seek Home Invasion Suspects

Note: The following includes an updated description of the two suspects. The Methuen Police Department is actively seeking two suspects allegedly involved in a home Tuesday afternoon. On Tuesday, Feb. 13,…

North Adams Resident Finds $1M Prize on ‘Golden Ticket’

North Adams Resident Finds $1M Prize on ‘Golden Ticket’

BRAINTREE, MA – John Luscier of North Adams is the second $1 million prize winner in the Massachusetts State Lottery’s “Willy Wonka Golden Ticket™” instant ticket game. Luscier, who claimed his…

Holy Family Hospital to Host a Senior Lunch on the Importance of Taking Care of Retinas

Holy Family Hospital to Host a Senior Lunch on the Importance of Taking Care of Retinas

Haverhill, MA – The importance of taking care of your retinas for optimal vision will be the topic during Senior Lunch at Holy Family Hospital in Haverhill on March 6, 2018.…

Methuen Police Investigating Armed Robbery

Methuen Police Investigating Armed Robbery

Feb. 12. 2018 The Methuen Police Department is investigating an armed robbery this afternoon. On Sunday, Feb. 11 at 9:52 p.m., Methuen Police were dispatched to Oscar’s Liquors, located at…

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