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Sheriff Coppinger, Paying Attention to the Opioid Epidemic

Sheriff Coppinger, Paying Attention to the Opioid Epidemic

PART 1 Last month Essex County Sheriff Kevin Coppinger appeared on the Paying Attention Podcast with Tom Duggan to discuss the opioid crisis and what he is doing in the…

City Bull Dozes Another Homeless Encampment on Train Bridge in South Lawrence

City Bull Dozes Another Homeless Encampment on Train Bridge in South Lawrence

By: Tom Duggan – May 23, 2018 A homeless encampment on the railroad bridge adjacent to the water falls in South Lawrence has been bulldozed by the Lawrence DPW with…

The Problem Everyone Wants to Ignore, The Homeless in Lawrence ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

The Problem Everyone Wants to Ignore, The Homeless in Lawrence  ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

  MAY, 2018 Driving through the City of Lawrence it’s almost impossible not to notice the homeless population, whether they are pan-handling on the corners of the busiest intersections, or…

Senate Funds Narcan Bulk Purchasing to Bring Down Cost for Municipalities ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

Senate Funds Narcan Bulk Purchasing to Bring Down Cost for Municipalities ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

By: State Senator Katy Ives – May, 2018 The State Senate included funding in the Fiscal Year 2018 supplemental budget for the Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Trust Fund, which allows…

Essex County Sheriff’s Department Opens New Re-Entry Transition Unit

Essex County Sheriff’s Department Opens New Re-Entry Transition Unit

The Essex County Sheriff’s Department (ECSD) held a Grand Opening event on May 16 for its new Re-Entry Transition Unit (RTU) at the department’s Pre-Release Center on Marston St. in…

Five Spices To Spice Up Your Health ~ YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

Five Spices To Spice Up Your Health ~ YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – April, 2018 Over the last year you have seen me write about what foods to stay away from, what foods make you unhealthy and also cause…

Supporters of the Corrupt Swamp Resent Hearing About Corruption (#theyallknow)

Supporters of the Corrupt Swamp Resent Hearing About Corruption (#theyallknow)

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – March, 2018 I’ve wondered about the clerical staff at our courthouses who see shady briefs pass through their hands and witness judges issue corrupt decisions…

When Working Out Is Just Not Enough – YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

When Working Out Is Just Not Enough – YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti - March, 2014 Here we are into our third month of the year and hopefully your New Year’s resolution to get healthy is still going strong. If…

11 Yr. Old Cancer Victim Gets Royal Treatment by North Andover PD

11 Yr. Old Cancer Victim Gets Royal Treatment by North Andover PD

  Eleven year old Nathan Scanlon got the ride of his life last month when the North Andover Police and Cops for Kids with Cancer paid him and his family…

Political Correctness Doesn’t Help the Homeless!

Political Correctness Doesn’t Help the Homeless!

By: Peter Larocque – Feb.2018 God Bless you and Happy New Year! It is great to be back for an exciting 2018 writing about the Goodness of God! Just the…

Human Trafficking Victims Expanding Homeless Counts

Human Trafficking Victims Expanding Homeless Counts

By: Joe D’Amore – Feb. 2018 Homeless population counts are now underway nationally and throughout the state sponsored by HUD and state agencies tasked with the annual census process. The…

To Get Healthy, Start from the Inside

To Get Healthy, Start from the Inside

By: Rick Bellanti – February, 2018 If you’re like me, you see yourself and judge yourself from the reflection you see in the mirror daily. There is more to our…

Lawrence General Featured in Time Magazine Special Issue Focused on the Opioid Epidemic

Lawrence General Featured in Time Magazine Special Issue Focused on the Opioid Epidemic

In January, Lawrence General hosted a team from Time magazine who were following an expectant mother on methadone who is living with a foster family in the area. The three-person Time crew was at…

Legislation Targets Increased Cancer Rates Among Firefighters

Legislation Targets Increased Cancer Rates Among Firefighters

By: Linda Dean Campbell, February, 2018 This session I have filed a number of pieces of legislation pertaining to pressing public safety issues across the Commonwealth. I would like to…

Holy Family Hospital to Host a Senior Lunch on the Importance of Taking Care of Retinas

Holy Family Hospital to Host a Senior Lunch on the Importance of Taking Care of Retinas

Haverhill, MA – The importance of taking care of your retinas for optimal vision will be the topic during Senior Lunch at Holy Family Hospital in Haverhill on March 6, 2018.…