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Political Newcomer, Mallett Says Lawrence Will Not be a Sanctuary City if He’s Elected Mayor

Political Newcomer, Mallett Says Lawrence Will Not be a Sanctuary City if He’s Elected Mayor

40 year old Paul Mallett  says he wants to be mayor of Lawrence and ads that if he is elected Lawrence will not be a sanctuary city.  There are eight candidates…

It’s Official… Lawrence Police Take Vote of NO CONFIDENCE in Mayor Rivera

It’s Official… Lawrence Police Take Vote of NO CONFIDENCE in Mayor Rivera

With shootings and violence on the rise in Lawrence, and a slew of state and federal agencies in the city trying to manage the spike in gang and drug activity,…

Rivera Faces 7 Opponents Tuesday in Mayoral Primary

Rivera Faces 7 Opponents Tuesday in Mayoral Primary

On September 26th, Lawrence voters will choose between 8 candidates running for mayor. Incumbent Mayor Dan Rivera is finishing up his first four-year term. The two candidates who get the…

News Media Cover Up – The Nazi Rally in Boston Never Happened

News Media Cover Up – The Nazi Rally in Boston Never Happened

  PAYING ATTENTION WITH TOM DUGGAN September, 2017 Look hard at that photo above. Go ahead, don’t just scan it; really look at it. Signs that say Black Lives DO…

Citizens Bank Donates $250K to The Gr. Boston Food Bank to Help Fight Hunger – $20K for Merrimack Valley Families

Citizens Bank Donates $250K to The Gr. Boston Food Bank to Help Fight Hunger – $20K for Merrimack Valley Families

Part of $415,000 state-wide effort in 2017 BOSTON, MA – Citizens Bank today announced that as part of its Citizens Helping Citizens Fight Hunger initiative, it is donating a total…

NECC Celebrates $18 Million Renovation of Spurk Building on Haverhill Campus

NECC Celebrates $18 Million Renovation of Spurk Building on Haverhill Campus

At the Tuesday, September 19 celebration of Northern Essex Community College’s newly renovated Spurk Building, the focus was on the importance of what takes place in the building, one of…

Boxford’s Municipal Solar Power Generation Facility

Boxford’s Municipal Solar Power Generation Facility

BOXFORD – On August 16th, the Town of Boxford, cut the ceremonial ribbon on the newly built solar array on the former landfill on Spofford Road. Massachusetts’ Senator Minority Leader…

Haverhill Narcotics Unit Arrest Three More Fentanyl Dealers Wednesday

Haverhill Narcotics Unit Arrest Three More Fentanyl Dealers Wednesday

The Haverhill Police Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant at 60 High St Wednesday morning. As a result of the search warrant, 5 individuals were arrested.  Kenneth Giles age 37, 60…

State and Haverhill Police Arrest “Dangerous” Felons on Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Charges

State and Haverhill Police Arrest “Dangerous” Felons on Kidnapping, Attempted Murder Charges

At approximately 5:30pm Tuesday, the Haverhill Police Department – with the assistance of the Massachusetts State Police STOP and VFAS Teams – arrested Demetrius Tragiou (age 36) of 47 Forest…

Smart911 Now Available in Methuen

Smart911 Now Available in Methuen

METHUEN – When it comes to responding to an emergency call, every second counts.  That is why Mayor Stephen N. Zanni has worked with public safety officials, City Councilors &…

A collaborative sports leadership academy effort for Lawrence youth!

A collaborative sports leadership academy effort for Lawrence youth!

Beyond Soccer, Everyone’s A Player and Lawrence High Athletic Department teamed up in 2015 to bring a top quality, multi-sport leadership academy to Lawrence kids, in their own backyard. This effort was prompted by…

The Opioid Crisis in Massachusetts

The Opioid Crisis in Massachusetts

By: Mark Gray – September, 2017 If spending $71M ( 2010) to drive addicts to their next ‘fix’ over a 2 year period doesn’t prompt Massachusetts voters to act then,…

Essex County Sheriff’s Dept Pays Tribute to MIA/ POW’s on National Recognition Day

Essex County Sheriff’s Dept Pays Tribute to MIA/ POW’s on National Recognition Day

Essex County Sheriff Kevin F. Coppinger led a service last week on National POW/MIA Recognition Day to remember Prisoners of War and Missing in Action.   The ceremony was held at…

An Interview with East District Council Candidate Steve Saba

An Interview with East District Council Candidate Steve Saba

Methuen’s East District has two elected representatives on the city council. The city council votes on local ordinances (laws), and approves spending for the police, fire, schools, and other city…

Lawrence Cops Arrest Gang Member 2nd Time in a Week After Lawrence Judge Frees Him on Gun Charges

Lawrence Cops Arrest Gang Member 2nd Time in a Week After Lawrence Judge Frees Him on Gun Charges

Sept 15, 2017 Lawrence Police and the State Police Gang Unit arrested a known gang member on Chestnut St. in Lawrence last night for the second time in a week. …