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Lawrence School Receiver to Resign from Top Education Spot

Lawrence School Receiver to Resign from Top Education Spot

By: Tom Duggan – 11-14-17 Lawrence Superintendent-Receiver Jeff Riley is expected to announce his resignation Wednesday just one week after the reelection of Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera. Riley was appointed…

Two Methuen Men Among 33 MA Firefighting Academy Graduates

Two Methuen Men Among 33 MA Firefighting Academy Graduates

33 Local Firefighters Graduate State Firefighting Academy “Graduating from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy takes great perseverance, drive, and intelligence. We are proud of Both Jamison Kattar and John McCarthy, and look…

Financial Planning for Adult Children with Special Needs ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

Financial Planning for Adult Children with Special Needs ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

By: Alex Talcott -Oct. 2017 If you’re a parent of a child with special needs, you’ve likely dedicated much of your life to researching, providing, and advocating for the best…

Black Cats ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Black Cats ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – Oct. 2017 Halloween—a holiday for witches, ghosts, vampires, and the much maligned black cat. But what is it about black cats that brings out the haters?…

Methuen Residents Wake UP to Nazi Graffiti, Police Believe It’s A Hate Crime Hoax

Methuen Residents Wake UP to Nazi Graffiti, Police Believe It’s A Hate Crime Hoax

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 29, 2017 Methuen residents living in the Forest Lake area of West Methuen woke up Sunday Morning to profane graffiti and Nazi Swastikas painted on…

A&M Auto Body Moves from East Boston to Lawrence ~ A Direct Repair Facility

A&M Auto Body Moves from East Boston to Lawrence ~ A Direct Repair Facility

With all the bad publicity surrounding Lawrence’s crime and corruption problems, you might think that small businesses like A&M Auto Body would be resistant to moving into the city. But,…

Prayer and Action Can Bolster Gun Control ~ Joe D’Amore

Prayer and Action Can Bolster Gun Control ~ Joe D’Amore

By: Joe D’Amore – Oct. 2017 As I write this, countless families and friends of the victims of the Las Vegas massacre are now receiving the bodies, released from official…

Making Housing Affordable for First Responders ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR IVES

Making Housing Affordable for First Responders ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR IVES

By: Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives – October, 2017 I recently testified on a bill I filed S733, “An Act Relative to Access to Housing for First Responders,” This legislation would…

Methuen Student Recognized for Commitment to Local Nonprofit Cradles to Crayons

Methuen Student Recognized for Commitment to Local Nonprofit Cradles to Crayons

(Boston, MA)- On Sunday, October 15th, 11-year-old Kailey Moras of Methuen, MA was recognized by The Mary Jo Brown Foundation, a charity that is focused on making a difference in people’s…

Shaun K. Rodriguez of Andover Named to Lawrence General Board of Trustees

Shaun K. Rodriguez of Andover Named to Lawrence General Board of Trustees

Lawrence General Hospital has announced they have welcomed Shaun K. Rodriguez of Andover, Massachusetts to its Board of Trustees. A native of the Merrimack Valley, Rodriguez has been focused on healthcare as…

Is There a Right Time to Take Social Security? ~ YOUR MONEY with ALEX TALCOTT

Is There a Right Time to  Take Social Security? ~ YOUR MONEY with ALEX TALCOTT

By: Alex Talcott – Sept. 2017 Social Security benefits are a cornerstone of retirement income for many Americans, though I’ll respect Gen X and millennial clients who don’t wish to…

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…

An Interview with East District Council Candidate Eunice Zeigler

An Interview with East District Council Candidate Eunice Zeigler

Twenty-nine year old political newcomer Eunice Zeigler says she has the experience and education to lead Methuen on the city council as an East District Councilor. Zeigler, a homeowner who…

Lawrence Police Respond to Two Shootings in an Hour Friday

Lawrence Police Respond to Two Shootings in an Hour Friday

By: Tom Duggan – Aug. 25, 2017 VIDEO OF REPORTER ARRIVING AT THE SCENE While Lawrence Police were racing through the streets Friday afternoon trying to keep up with assaults,…

Hey Lowell… Just Call it Like it is

Hey Lowell… Just Call it Like it is

 By: John MacDonald – 8-24-17 The delay by the MSBA, due to pending litigation (Thanks to Ed Kennedy and the Lowell School Committee) to table the vote to move the…