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Superintendent Gets High Marks from Methuen School Committee

Superintendent Gets High Marks from Methuen School Committee

By: DJ Deeb – Feb.2018 I have written numerous times that the City of Methuen is truly fortunate to have Superintendent Judy Scannell at the helm as the leader of…

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…

Local Police Chiefs on Opioids, Violence, & Angels Program

Local Police Chiefs on Opioids, Violence, & Angels Program

Paying Attention! is recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe in Salem N.H. above Two Guys Smoke Shop on Route 28. This is part 2. You can watch the video…

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…

ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER ~ Indoor/Outdoor Cats

ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER ~ Indoor/Outdoor Cats

By: Robin Desmet – February, 2018 When Paul adopted Goldy he had already spent half of his life as a cat that was allowed outdoors. Although Goldy loves to snuggle…

IN THE GROOVE WITH CINDY ANNIS ~ Buddy Holly

IN THE GROOVE WITH CINDY ANNIS ~ Buddy Holly

By: Cindy Annis – February, 2018 Buddy Holly was born on September 7, 1936 in Lubbock Texas. His birth name is Charles Hardin Holley. When Holley turned 11, he followed…

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…

Laborers Union Local 175 & 609 Endorse Dan Koh for Congress

Laborers Union Local 175 & 609 Endorse Dan Koh for Congress

ANDOVER, MA – Laborers Local 175 and Laborers Local 609 both endorsed Dan Koh today in the 3rd District Congressional race. Local 175, based out of Methuen, represents more than 1000 members…

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…

Whittier Tech Students Use Music Therapy to Help Those with Alzheimer’s Disease

Whittier Tech Students Use Music Therapy to Help Those with Alzheimer’s Disease

    HAVERHILL — Three health occupation students at Whittier Tech are using music therapy as a way to help patients with Alzheimer’s disease communicate with family and friends. After…

Press Conference on New Funding for Haverhill Veterans

Press Conference on New Funding for Haverhill Veterans

(HAVERHILL) – State Representative Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen) will host a press conference alongside the Career Resources Corporation and Veterans Northeast Outreach Center to announce funding secured for Haverhill veterans programs. The…

Mass. DOR Not Making Child Support Payments Because of “Glitch” in Garnishing Unemployment Wages

Mass. DOR Not Making Child Support Payments Because of “Glitch” in Garnishing Unemployment Wages

By: Tom Duggan – Feb. 21, 2018 Methuen State Representative Diana DiZoglio says she wants to get to the bottom of why the Massachusetts Department of Revenue (DOR) failed to…

HERO IN OUR MIDST ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ Infantry Soldier – Major Rick Kelley U.S. Army-Retired

HERO IN OUR MIDST ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ Infantry Soldier – Major Rick Kelley U.S. Army-Retired

By: John Cuddy – February 2018 Truly a “hero in our midst”, it was an honor to interview Major Kelley. We are from the same home town, Lawrence, Massachusetts, and…

GLTS Students Build Home on Norris St. in Lawrence to Sharpen Their Technical Skills House 

GLTS Students Build Home on Norris St. in Lawrence to Sharpen Their Technical Skills House 

ANDOVER – Superintendent John Lavoie is pleased to announce that nearly 100 GLTS students are busy constructing a house as part of the school’s building program. Carpentry, electrical and plumbing…