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What We Are Doing About the Drugs in Methuen

What We Are Doing About the Drugs in Methuen

 OTHER METHUEN STORIES By: Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon August 5, 2013 In light of the recent news stories surrounding the increase of heroin use in the Merrimack Valley, (which…

State Police Officer Commits Suicide After Being Suspended Pending Criminal Investigation

State Police Officer Commits Suicide After Being Suspended Pending Criminal Investigation

BREAKING…. Tom Duggan – July 30, 2013                                 (OTHER PUBLIC SAFETY STORIES) A Massachusetts State…

North Andover Police Arrest Two for Stolen Tires

North Andover Police Arrest Two for Stolen Tires

July 26, 2013 BREAKING… According to Lt. Charles Grey of the North Andover Police at 5:14 this morning a caller from Heritage Green Condo Complex observed two males taking tires…

Sex Offender Registry Board Reform Included in FY’14 Budget

Sex Offender Registry Board Reform Included in FY’14 Budget

Expansion Opens Information on Level 2 Offenders to the Public    Under current Massachusetts law, the public only has access to information on Level 3 sex offenders. Such limited resources…

Firefighter, Activist Manny “Juan” Gonzalez Officially Kicks off Campaign for Lawrence Mayor

Firefighter, Activist Manny “Juan” Gonzalez Officially Kicks off Campaign for Lawrence Mayor

By: Tom Duggan – July 18, 2013 Lawrence Firefighter and community activist Manuel “Juan” Gonzalez launched his official campaign kickoff for Mayor Thursday night before a packed room of about…

Methuen Council Candidate Evan Chaisson: Solicitor Fiasco a “Joke” Council Needs Leadership

Methuen Council Candidate Evan Chaisson: Solicitor Fiasco a “Joke” Council Needs Leadership

By: Tom Duggan – July 17, 2013 With Jeanne Pappalardo leaving the city council because of term limits this year, three people are seeking to fill two seats on the…

PJ Keating Company Agrees to Restore Damage to Wetlands Area in Dracut, Caused by its Quarry

PJ Keating Company Agrees to Restore Damage to Wetlands Area in Dracut, Caused by its Quarry

Asphalt Operation in Dracut Penalized $54,150, company agrees to Improve Street Drainage for Surrounding area BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized PJ Keating Company $54,150 due to…

Long Island Resident Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to al Qaeda Affiliate

Long Island Resident Pleads Guilty to Attempting to Provide Material Support to al Qaeda Affiliate

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of New York A complaint and information were unsealed in federal court yesterday afternoon charging Justin Kaliebe, an American citizen and resident of Babylon and…

The Right to Keep and Bear Arms

The Right to Keep and Bear Arms

By: D.J. Bettencourt – June, 2013 All persons have the right to keep and bear arms in defense of themselves, their families, their property and the State. ~ Article 2A,…

FBI Releases Annual Crime Statistics

FBI Releases Annual Crime Statistics

According to the FBI’s Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, released today, the nation experienced a 1.2 % increase in the number of violent crimes and a 0.8 % decline in…

Speaking In Support of Police Training and Public Safety

Speaking In Support of Police Training and Public Safety

By: Senator Katie O’Connor Ives – June 2013 May was a busy month in the Senate. It was my first budget season and per tradition in the legislature, a new…

Grand Jury Fails to Indict D’Ambrosia, Methuen Teen Freed After being Charged with Terrorism for Facebook Threats

Grand Jury Fails to Indict D’Ambrosia, Methuen Teen Freed After being Charged with Terrorism for Facebook Threats

By: Tom Duggan – June 5, 2013 An Essex County Grand Jury has refused to indict Carmen D’Ambrosio on state terrorism charges after the 18 year old Methuen High School…

Motorcyclist Med-Flighted to Boston After Holiday Crash in Amesbury

Motorcyclist Med-Flighted to Boston After Holiday Crash in Amesbury

By: Ron Mushow – May 28, 2013 Monday afternoon at approximate 5:45pm a 62 yrs old Haverhill man,was driving one Rte. 110 in Merrimack, MA heading towards Amesbury, MA. He was coming…

MOTIVATION – What Shall We Tell Our Children?

MOTIVATION –  What Shall We Tell Our Children?

By: Jeff Katz – – May 2013 Certified Life Coach visionaccomplished.net As I have delivered speeches on positive psychology, personal growth and self-motivation around the country, I have often been asked…

IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES: Two Bills for Welcoming Survivors Home

IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES: Two Bills for Welcoming Survivors Home

  By: State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives – May 2013 We are all shocked and saddened by the cruelty of the attacks inflicted on innocent people at the finish line…