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Thousands and Thousands of Cards From Throughout The World Pouring in to Hero Helpers Headquarters!

Thousands and Thousands of Cards From Throughout The World  Pouring in to Hero Helpers Headquarters!

Mansfield, MA (December 9, 2014) – Hero Helpers of America and Heartillery Group launched their second annual Mission Holiday Cards in mid October with a deadline of this Friday, December 12. The sister organizations…

Treasurer-Elect Goldberg Announces Transition Team Members

Treasurer-Elect Goldberg Announces Transition Team Members

BOSTON, MA — Treasurer-elect Deb Goldberg named the following people to her transition committee today, highlighting their proven-experience, innovative leadership and commitment to public service. “Each of these leaders brings…

Haverhill Man Arraigned on More than 100 Counts of Prescription, Credit Card, and ID Theft …

Haverhill Man Arraigned on More than 100 Counts of Prescription, Credit Card, and ID Theft …

Allegedly Engaged in Extensive Schemes Involving Fraudulent Prescriptions and Counterfeit Credit Cards; More Than 50 Identities Compromised  SALEM – A Haverhill man was arraigned on more than 100 counts of prescription…

Lawrence Mayor Rivera Fires Election Coordinator Rafael Tejeda After Scathing Report, City Clerk Maloney May be Next

Lawrence Mayor Rivera Fires Election Coordinator Rafael Tejeda After Scathing Report, City Clerk Maloney May be Next

By: Tom Duggan – 11/21/14 Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera has fired Rafael Tejeda, (the Lawrence Bilingual Elections Coordinator) after a review of the Lawrence election process by election attorneys at…

Physicians Harm Patients to Avoid Being Denounced as Disruptive ~ Medical Corruption

Physicians Harm Patients to Avoid  Being Denounced as Disruptive ~ Medical Corruption

By: Bharani Padmanabha, November, 2014  Most patients assume that physicians protect the patient’s interest come what may. In the US sadly that isn’t realistic, though that standard lasted longer here than elsewhere…

Republican Jim Keclourse Wins Recount by 12 votes in 1st Essex Rep. Race

Republican Jim Keclourse Wins Recount by 12 votes in 1st Essex Rep. Race

By: Tom Duggan – December 2, 2014 PREVIOUS STORY UPDATED 6;20 pm 12/4/14 James Kelcourse has held on to his razor thin lead in the 1st Essex State Rep. race recount…

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan ~ The Madness in Ferguson (11-29-14)

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan ~ The Madness in Ferguson (11-29-14)

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1  DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 One of the most frank discussions you will ever hear about race, Ferguson, American culture, the second amendment,…

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Comes to Massachusetts

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Comes to Massachusetts

By: Linda Dean Campbell – November, 2014 Very recently, I was afforded the opportunity to have a discussion with our new national Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald. Wisely, he…

After Defeat, Lantigua Plans Beacon Hill Agenda (Satire)

After Defeat, Lantigua Plans Beacon Hill Agenda (Satire)

By: DJ Beauregard, Satirist November, 2014 In the days following this year’s elections, former Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua has been preparing to take the oath of office as Lawrence’s new…

American Training Honors Partners at Annual LIFE Matters Awards

American Training Honors Partners  at Annual LIFE Matters Awards

Applause filled the room as the 2014 LIFE Matters Award recipients were announced. The crowd rose to their feet as Market Basket associates were called to the stage. Each year…

A Tale of Three Cities – Lawrence, Haverhill and Methuen: Comparing Voter Registration Lists by the Numbers

A Tale of Three Cities – Lawrence, Haverhill  and Methuen: Comparing Voter Registration Lists by the Numbers

By: Kathy Runge – November, 2014 I’ve been writing programs to look for duplicate registrations on the voter registration list in Lawrence for a few years. This list can be…

The Need for Veterans’ Housing in Massachusetts

The Need for Veterans’ Housing in Massachusetts

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives November, 2014 November 11, Veterans’ Day, a national day of remembrance to honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces during…

Backyard Chickens … in Lawrence!

Backyard Chickens … in Lawrence!

By: Susan Wilson Laplante – November, 2014 Yes it’s true, backyard chickens are allowed in Lawrence. The growing rage in urban areas to keep a small flock of chickens in…

Governor Deval Patrick Appoints the Honorable David A. Mills (ret.) to the State Ethics Commission

Governor Deval Patrick Appoints the Honorable David A. Mills (ret.) to the State Ethics Commission

The State Ethics Commission today announced that Governor Deval Patrick has appointed retired state Appeals Court Associate Justice David A. Mills to a five-year term on the State Ethics Commission. …

Devers, Rivera Teamed Up in 2nd Miracle Win Against Willie Lantigua: How Republicans Got a Democrat Elected

Devers, Rivera Teamed Up in 2nd Miracle Win Against Willie Lantigua: How Republicans Got a Democrat Elected

By: Tom Duggan – November, 2014 For the second year in a row, the alliance between Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and State Representative Marcos Devers resulted in what Rivera calls…