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Rep. Lenny Mirra Endorses Shaun Toohey for State Rep. in Haverhill

Rep. Lenny Mirra Endorses Shaun Toohey for State Rep. in Haverhill

To the Editor: Haverhill residents are facing an important choice when they go to the polls on November 7th to elect a new state representative from the 3rd Essex District.…

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook ~ Election Edition

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook ~ Election Edition

By: Kathy Runge – Oct. 2017 Why are most of our elections in Lawrence a choice between who you can’t stand the least? I can endorse almost no one in…

Methuen Voters to Choose Three At-Large City Councilors, Tuesday, November 7th

Methuen Voters to Choose Three At-Large City Councilors, Tuesday, November 7th

There are nine members of the Methuen City Council. Every two years, voters across the city elect three councilors at-large and two councilors who represent each of the three districts;…

Lowell’s Belvidere Neighborhood Spoke with a Large Bat in Preliminary

Lowell’s Belvidere Neighborhood Spoke with a Large Bat in Preliminary

By: John MacDonald – October, 2017 By a clear majority, the Belvidere neighborhood in Lowell spoke with a loud voice and once again dominated the direction of Lowell. The Preliminary…

Why the 1st Middlesex needs to look at John MacDonald for State Senate

Why the 1st Middlesex needs to look at John MacDonald for State Senate

October 26, 2017 Over a month ago, John MacDonald announced his candidacy for State Senate of the 1st Middlesex. The 1stMiddlesex district is comprised of Lowell, Westford, Tyngsboro, Dunstable, Groton and…

Rivera vs. Lantigua – The Rematch from Hell! ~ PAYING ATTENTION! with TOM DUGGAN

Rivera vs. Lantigua – The Rematch from Hell! ~ PAYING ATTENTION! with TOM DUGGAN

  Yup, it’s the scenario from hell for anyone who cares about the conditions of the City of Lawrence, how it affects the surrounding communities, and indeed the rest of…

Toohey Opens Campaign Headquarters for State Rep. Candidacy

Toohey Opens Campaign Headquarters for State Rep. Candidacy

HAVERHILL –This past Saturday, Shaun Toohey, candidate for state Representative, officially announced the opening of a new campaign office in the heart of the 3rd Essex District he hopes to represent…

PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN – Andy Vargas and the Truth About “Deporting Violent Felons”

PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN – Andy Vargas and the Truth About “Deporting Violent Felons”

  If there’s one thing I really hate, it’s when a politician deceives the public with promises that sound like one specific thing, when in reality it’s the exact opposite.…

Lawrence Council Candidate, Franklin Miguel Says Lawrence Needs Voter ID To Ensure Fair Elections

Lawrence Council Candidate, Franklin Miguel Says Lawrence Needs Voter ID To Ensure Fair Elections

LAWRENCE—Lawrence city council candidate Franklin Miguel has called for more oversight in Local elections. Historically, the city has never enforced any voter ID in any of its elections, but one…

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…

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…

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…

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…

An Interview with At-Large Council Candidate Ryan Hamilton

An Interview with At-Large  Council Candidate Ryan Hamilton

Nineteen year old Ryan Hamilton says he wants to represent Methuen on the city council and with only four people running for three open seats in the at large race,…

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…