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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…

Heartbreak ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Heartbreak ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – May, 2018 Losing a kitten is one of the most difficult parts of animal rescue. No matter how much time goes by, you never forget the…

Man Executed on Hampshire Street in Lawrence

Man Executed on Hampshire Street in Lawrence

By: Tom Duggan – June 7, 2018 Lawrence police were called to Hampshire and Alder Streets early Wednesday evening for a call of shots fired “one man down”. When police…

VIDEO – Lawrence Chief: Crime in Lawrence is Significantly Down in 2018

VIDEO – Lawrence Chief: Crime in Lawrence is Significantly Down in 2018

Newly hired Lawrence Police Chief Roy Vasque was a guest on the Paying Attention Podcast to talk about two recent murders in the city, the plummeting crime statistics, and Lawrence…