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Advocating for Key Priorities in State Senate Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

Advocating for Key Priorities in State Senate Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

By: Senator Katy Ives – August, 2015 The Massachusetts State Senate debated the Fiscal Year 2016 state budget last month, where I advocated for key provisions that will be beneficial…

Despite Media Reports, Lawrence 911 Dispatcher is Not Suspended for Hanging up on Spanish Speaking Callers

Despite Media Reports, Lawrence 911 Dispatcher is Not Suspended for Hanging up on Spanish Speaking Callers

By: Tom Duggan – August, 2015 Explosive new details have come to light revealing that viral media reports on a 911 dispatcher in Lawrence, whose “job is on the line”…

Cape Wind Project: A Tale of Crony Environmentalism (Part 4) The Rest of the Story

Cape Wind Project: A Tale of Crony Environmentalism (Part 4) The Rest of the Story

By Christine Morabito – August 2015 It is difficult to believe that a project which will permanently alter the environment, kill thousands of birds and bats, threaten marine life, trample the religious…

Lawrence Mayor Rivera Opposes Sanctuary Cities, But Will Not Veto Council’s Decision

Lawrence Mayor Rivera Opposes Sanctuary Cities, But Will Not Veto Council’s Decision

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera said Wednesday that even though he opposes making Lawrence a sanctuary city, he will not veto the city council’s vote Tuesday to stop criminal illegal aliens from being deported…

Despite Media Reports, Lawrence 911 Dispatcher is not Suspended for Hanging up on Spanish Speaking Callers

Despite Media Reports, Lawrence 911 Dispatcher is not Suspended for Hanging up on Spanish Speaking Callers

FULL INTERVIEW WITH IKE GABRIEL OF THE SEIU (Produced by Zach Murhpy) Explosive new details have come to light revealing that  media reports about a 911 call taker in Lawrence,…

Governor Should Direct Opioid Abuse Policy

Governor Should Direct Opioid Abuse Policy

By: Joe D’Amore – July, 2015 Our state is reeling from spiraling crises in opioid addiction and the newest statistics confirm the need for a coordinated policy response from the…

Rep. DiZoglio Secures Additional Funding for Merrimack Valley Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative

Rep. DiZoglio Secures Additional Funding for Merrimack Valley Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative

Included in this year’s 2016 State Budget is an amendment, sponsored by State Representative Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen), for $25,000 toward the Lawrence-Methuen Community Coalition (LMCC)’s recently formed Merrimack Valley Opioid…

Lawrence Fire Department to Receive $1.1M in Federal Assistance for New Hires, Equipment & Training

Lawrence Fire Department to Receive $1.1M in Federal Assistance for New Hires, Equipment & Training

LAWRENCE – The Lawrence Fire Department will receive $1,181,222.00 from the federal government to be used to hire new firefighters and purchase new equipment and training. The grant comes to the city…

Sheriff Cousins Needs A New Approach to Opiod Addiction

Sheriff Cousins Needs A New  Approach to Opiod Addiction

By: Jerry Robito – July, 2015 Working in corrections for over thirty-four years, I have seen countless inmates return to jail for opiate addiction related crimes. The problem today is…

Gloucester’s Angels Program

Gloucester’s Angels Program

By: Joe D’Amore – July, 2015 Angels are descending on the city of Gloucester through an innovative program proposed by Police Chief Leonard Campanello to help people battling opiate addiction.…

Ethics Commission Issues Enforcement Letter to State Trooper Seth Peterson for Improperly Using His Official Position

Ethics Commission Issues Enforcement Letter to State Trooper Seth Peterson for Improperly Using His Official Position

Intervened with a tow company operator in an effort to have a tow charge reduced for a family member, then retaliated against the tow company On May 21, 2015, the…

Concrete Falls From Top Deck of Rt 495 Bridge in Lawrence

Concrete Falls From Top Deck of Rt 495 Bridge in Lawrence

LAWRENCE – Concrete fell from the upper deck of the Rt 495 (S) bridge over the Merrimack River down onto the lower deck of the bridge closing the bridge off to…

North Andover Police Ask for Public’s Help Identifying Bank Robber

North Andover Police Ask for Public’s Help Identifying Bank Robber

NORTHANDOVER‬: SANTANDER BANK ROBBERY| MAIN STREET North Andover police are looking for a White man, 5’10”-6′ tall with scarred cheeks below the eyes (possible burns or acne), who walked into Santander…

Veterans Hold Service in Lowell for Soldiers Killed in Tennessee Muslim Terrorist Attack

Veterans Hold Service in Lowell for Soldiers Killed in Tennessee Muslim Terrorist Attack

  More than 125 people showed up last night at the Lowell VFW, as Veterans Assisting Veterans held a memorial service for the four marines and one navy seaman who were…

Massachusetts Man Ali Al Amriki, Charged in Connection with Plot to Engage in Terrorism

Massachusetts Man Ali Al Amriki, Charged in Connection with Plot to Engage in Terrorism

An Adams, Massachusetts, man has been charged in an indictment in connection with a plot to engage in terrorism on behalf of ISIL. The announcement was made by Assistant Attorney…

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