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Gr. Lawrence Tech Students Start Opioid Prevention Task Force

Gr. Lawrence Tech Students Start Opioid Prevention Task Force

Inspired by Methuen’s Phil Lahey, students at the Greater Lawrence Tech School have started a Drug Education Task Force. Lahey, a former Methuen Councilor and the main force in the…

Lawrence Councilor Jeovanny Rodriguez Attends in “Latino” Conference in DC

Lawrence Councilor Jeovanny Rodriguez Attends in “Latino” Conference in DC

Lawrence’s District “D” City Councilor  Jeovanny Rodriguez is in Washington, D.C. this week for a three day policy conference with the race-based National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.…

Governor Appoints Lawrence Councilor Laplante to the State Housing Appeals Committee

Governor Appoints Lawrence Councilor Laplante to the State Housing Appeals Committee

The Baker-Polito Administration has appointed Lawrence City Councilor Marc Laplante to the state Housing Appeals Committee where he will address (Chapter 40B) appeals in an impartial forum to resolve conflicts…

Another Inmate Escapes from Lawrence Correctional Alternative Center (CAC)

Another Inmate Escapes from Lawrence Correctional Alternative Center (CAC)

For the third time in in the last two weeks, an inmate at the Lawrence jail has escaped.  Essex County Sheriff Frank G. Cousins Jr. reported this morning that his…

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much…..Helen Keller ~ ROBINS KITTY CORNER

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much…..Helen Keller ~ ROBINS KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – Oct. 2016 When you start rescuing cats in the neighborhood, the word gets out. Suddenly, people start bringing you cats. Before you know it, other animals…

Lawrence Fire DepT. Reminds You to Test Smoke Detectors During Daylight Saving Time

Lawrence Fire DepT. Reminds You to Test Smoke Detectors During Daylight Saving Time

LAWRENCE — Chief Brian Moriarty and the Lawrence Fire Department ask that as residents move their clocks back an hour during daylight saving in less than two weeks, they also…

Sheriff Finally Releases Photos of Inmates At Large After Walking Away from Lawrence Correction Center

Sheriff Finally Releases Photos of Inmates At Large After Walking Away from Lawrence Correction Center

The Essex County Sheriff Seeking Two Inmates Who Walked Away from Lawrence Correctional Alternative Center Essex County Sheriff Frank G. Cousins Jr. has finally released photos of the two inmates…

Rivera Halts Construction on Merrimack St. Project, Also Halts Columbia Gas Work

Rivera Halts Construction on Merrimack St. Project, Also Halts Columbia Gas Work

By: Tom Duggan – 10-27-16|7:21pm Previous Story: Merrimack Street Business Owners Give Mayor an Earful Over Proposed Changes to Street, Parking Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera has ordered a halt of…

Lantigua Confidante Found Not Guilty on Public Corruption Charges

Lantigua Confidante Found Not Guilty on Public Corruption Charges

Lawrence City Worker Justo Garcia was found not guilty on two counts of public corruption Thursday afternoon in Salem Superior Court. Garcia, a campaign worker for former Lawrence Mayor Willie…

A Sanctuary City – Where is the LAW in Lawrence?

A Sanctuary City – Where is the LAW in Lawrence?

By: Kathy Runge – Oct. 2016 It’s been a year since Lawrence became a sanctuary city. Have you ever wondered how it’s working out? The answer is that we don’t…

Cape Ann Communities Like Lawrence Hold Keys to Eradicating Homelessness

Cape Ann Communities Like Lawrence Hold Keys to Eradicating Homelessness

By: Joe D’Amore – October, 2016 The city of Lawrence and several Cape Ann communities have an almost intractable homelessness problem not unlike other urban centers in the United States.…

Merrimack Valley Hospice offering a Grief Support Group for Men

Merrimack Valley Hospice offering a Grief Support Group for Men

Lawrence MA. –  Merrimack Valley Hospice is currently providing a Grief Support Group for men who have lost a love one and they welcome new participants.  The group is meeting…

Navy Vet, EMT, Teaches How to Save Lives

Navy Vet, EMT, Teaches How to Save Lives

Lawrence resident and United States Navy Veteran Brian Mercer teaches others to save lives through training and education. Five years ago Mercer, an EMT and owner of a wheelchair van…

Lawrence General Opens New State-of-the-Art Intensive Care Unit

Lawrence General Opens New  State-of-the-Art Intensive Care Unit

The Lawrence General Hospital has opened a new, state-of-the-art intensive care unit that features 19 private patient rooms, advanced patient monitoring systems, and enhanced space for patients, families and staff.…

Understanding Neuropathy ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Understanding Neuropathy ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

By: Dr. Rami Rustum – Sept. 2016 Neuropathy is the term used to describe a problem with the nerves, usually the peripheral nerves as opposed to the central nervous system…