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PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN: A Sane Immigration Policy that Democrats Hate

PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN: A Sane Immigration Policy that Democrats Hate

July, 2018 With all the lies and misinformation in the so called “news” industry, it’s important to keep focus on what is real and what is true when it comes…

Myth and Misconceptions ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Myth and Misconceptions ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – June, 2018 Despite their popularity as pets and their ubiquitous presence in the media, cats are probably one of the most misunderstood breed of animals. Myths…

Hispanics Only in Lawrence’s City Hall?

Hispanics Only in Lawrence’s City Hall?

By: Kathy Runge – June, 2018 It’s budget season again. When Mayor Rivera and ex Alcalde Lantigua brag about “their” balanced budgets, they should be giving the credit to the…

House Passes Legislation to Create Automatic Voter Registration in Massachusetts

House Passes Legislation to Create Automatic Voter Registration in Massachusetts

Bill seeks to remove barriers to voter registration and increase voter turnout (BOSTON) – Representative Frank A. Moran joined his colleagues in the House to pass legislation creating an efficient…

Chief Addresses Recent Murders, Plummeting Crime Rate

Chief Addresses Recent Murders, Plummeting Crime Rate

Earlier this month, newly appointed Lawrence Police Chief Roy Vasque appeared on the Paying Attention Podcast with Tom Duggan. (You can download it on Spotify, iHeartRadio, iTunes etc.) We asked the…

Lawrence General is the only hospital in the Merrimack Valley with an accredited PCI program

Lawrence General is the only hospital in the Merrimack Valley with an accredited PCI program

Celebrating Ten Years of Percutaneous Coronary Interventions and Exceptional Outcomes  This July, Lawrence General celebrates ten years of performing Percutaneous Coronary Interventions (PCI). To date, more than 2,000 of these…

Lawrence’s Gabriela Taveras is Crowned Miss Massachusetts 2018

Lawrence’s Gabriela Taveras is Crowned Miss Massachusetts 2018

WORCESTER, MA – Gabriela Taveras, 23, of Lawrence was selected as Miss Massachusetts 2018 on Saturday, June 30, at the 79th annual Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant.  Competing as Miss North Shore,…

Diehl Promises to Help DayBreak Shelter in Lawrence

Diehl Promises to Help DayBreak Shelter in Lawrence

  “Warren has ignored the poorest of the poor here at Daybreak” Last month we learned that United States Senator Elizabeth Warren – who is running for reelection – has…

MA State Senate Passes Bill Facilitating Access to State IDs for Homeless

MA State Senate Passes Bill Facilitating Access to State IDs for Homeless

BOSTON – Today, the Massachusetts Senate passed S.2568, An Act to provide identification to homeless youth and families. Currently, a person who is looking to obtain a Massachusetts identification card must…

Warren Urges Extension of Housing Assistance for Displaced Puerto Rican Families

Warren Urges Extension of Housing Assistance for Displaced Puerto Rican Families

Bicameral Letter Demands Immediate Extension of June 30th Deadline for the Transitional Sheltering Assistance(TSA) Program and Activation of the Disaster Housing Assistance Program (DHAP) WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat…

Lawrence Man Sentenced for Opioid Trafficking Conspiracy

Lawrence Man Sentenced for Opioid Trafficking Conspiracy

BOSTON – A Lawrence man was sentenced in federal court in Boston today for his role in an opioid trafficking conspiracy involving the distribution of fentanyl, heroin, and oxycodone across…

GLCAC Hosts Free Summer Lunch Program in Methuen

GLCAC Hosts Free Summer Lunch Program in Methuen

METHUEN – The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. is offering free lunch to children and teens in Methuen this summer so all students continue to eat healthy meals while…

Bylli Crayone Tells Story of What Became his 5th Studio Album ‘GREEN’

Bylli Crayone Tells Story of What Became his 5th Studio Album ‘GREEN’

 Johanni Colon interviews Bylli Crayone First, Congratulations of having your first full studio album on vinyl.  That must be an amazing feeling. To have and hold… and listen to your…

Lawrence Police Arrest 3 For Home Invasion

Lawrence Police Arrest 3 For Home Invasion

Early this morning, Wednesday June 20th, Lawrence Police responded to 182 Dawes Street for a report of a possible home invasion in progress. As officers arrived on scene, Sergeant Ariel…

Lawrence Firefighters Local 146 Endorse Vega for Registry of Deeds

Lawrence Firefighters Local 146 Endorse Vega for Registry of Deeds

Unions are Unanimous for Alexcy Vega June 7, 2018, Lawrence, MA- The Lawrence Firefighters Union Local 146 voted unanimously to endorse Alexcy “Alex” Vega for Northern Essex Registry of Deeds…

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