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Lawrence Mayor Endorses Minicucci For State Rep. to Replace DiZoglio

Lawrence Mayor Endorses Minicucci For State Rep. to Replace DiZoglio

LAWRENCE, MA – Calling her a “woman who gets things done,” Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera announced that he is supporting local businesswoman Christina Minicucci (D-North Andover) for the open 14th…

Foster Parent Recruitment Funding in the State Budget is Priceless ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR IVES

Foster Parent Recruitment Funding in the State Budget is Priceless ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR IVES

By: State Senator Ives – July, 2018 One of my budgetary priorities this year was to increase funding for the Foster Care Parent Campaign line item in the Fiscal Year…

Shootings, Stabbings, 2 Nights of Violence Shatters Peaceful Summer ~ PAYING ATTENTION EXTRA!

Shootings, Stabbings, 2 Nights of Violence Shatters Peaceful Summer ~ PAYING ATTENTION EXTRA!

  July 28, 2018 It’s been a historically peaceful summer in Lawrence with violent crime down nearly 50% and murders (so far) this year down by 2/3. The current murder…

Press Release from the Methuen Superior Officers Union in response to state rep Linda Dean Campbel

Press Release  from the Methuen Superior Officers Union  in response to state rep Linda Dean Campbel

     The Methuen Police Superior Officers Association applauds State Representative Linda Dean Campbell in calling for a state investigation into the city’s contract with our union.  We welcome the…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (July, 2018) ~ “Rule of Corruption” Proves That Rules Don’t Matter

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (July, 2018) ~  “Rule of Corruption” Proves That Rules Don’t Matter

July, 2018 While voting on last year’s Methuen city budget and union contracts there were at least five (of nine) members of the city council who had a conflict of…

Methuen’s Rep. DiZoglio Urges State Control Board to Accompany Borrowing Measure

Methuen’s Rep. DiZoglio Urges State Control Board to Accompany Borrowing Measure

Calls for Immediate Review of All Employee Contracts “…the current legislative proposals put forward as an option for the City to borrow do not go far enough. As it stands,…

Prop 2 1/2 Override Not an Option for Methuen

Prop 2 1/2 Override Not an Option for Methuen

By: DJ Deeb – June, 2018 The Methuen School Committee held a budget workshop meeting on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 to discuss the upcoming Fiscal Year 2019 budget. In April,…

Holy Family Hospital Welcomes Boston Epilepsy Specialist to the Medical Staff

Holy Family Hospital Welcomes Boston Epilepsy Specialist to the Medical Staff

Patients ages 12 and up can be seen on the hospital’s Methuen campus METHUEN, MA – Steward Medical Group and Holy Family Hospital are pleased to welcome Epilepsy Specialist Kaarkuzhali B.…

Methuen Police Detective Receives Gift of Caring Award

Methuen Police Detective Receives Gift of Caring Award

Methuen Police Detective William Kannan received the Gift of Caring award from the Trauma Intervention Program last month. (Courtesy Photo)   METHUEN — Mayor James Jajuga and Chief Joseph Solomon…

Board Meeting Minutes on Sweetheart Inn Debacle

Board Meeting Minutes on Sweetheart Inn Debacle

    APRIL 11, 2018 METHUEN PLANNING BOARD (AKA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BOARD) MINUTES.  The audio tape of this meeting was destroyed according to the City Clerk’s office. Tom DugganTom Duggan…

A Day of Silence at Methuen High ~ YE GAY OL’E VALLEY

A Day of Silence at Methuen High  ~ YE GAY OL’E VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – May, 2018 On April 26, Methuen High School students observed a Day of Silence and have been for a number of years. A Day of Silence…

Methuen School Committeeman Releases Letter to City Council on School Budget/Layoffs

Methuen School Committeeman Releases Letter to City Council on School Budget/Layoffs

Dear Members of the Methuen City Council:   I am very concerned with the dismal state of our current budget in the City of Methuen and with the budget for…

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…

House Passes DiZoglio Bill to Assist Veterans with Cost of Emergency Medical Services

House Passes DiZoglio Bill to Assist Veterans with Cost of Emergency Medical Services

(BOSTON) – The Massachusetts House of Representatives has passed legislation sponsored by State Representative Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen) to assist veterans in need of emergency medical assistance. Currently, veterans in need of…

Methuen Firefighters Anthony Coco and Ryan Colvin named 2018 recipients of the “EMS Stewards of the Community” award

Methuen Firefighters Anthony Coco and Ryan Colvin named 2018 recipients of the “EMS Stewards of the Community” award

Methuen Fire Chief Tim Sheehy and the Methuen Fire Department are proud to announce that Firefighters Anthony Coco and Ryan Colvin have been named 2018 recipients of the “EMS Stewards…