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Lawrence Firefighters Union Local 146 Endorses Juan “Manny” Gonzalez for Lawrence Mayor

Lawrence Firefighters Union Local 146 Endorses Juan “Manny” Gonzalez for Lawrence Mayor

Lawrence Firefighter’s Union Local 146 endorsed one of their own this month in the Lawrence mayor’s race.   With 125 dues paying members, a motion was made and seconded at the…

Friendly’s CEO on Hand for Haverhill Reopening

Friendly’s CEO on Hand for Haverhill Reopening

By Tom Duggan – September, 2013 Last month, Friendly’s Corporation CEO John Maguire was on hand at the Friendly’s on Main Street in Haverhill for their grand re-opening. The restaurant…

Myra Ortiz Launches Write-in Campaign for School Committee

Myra Ortiz Launches Write-in Campaign for School Committee

LAWRENCE- Today Myra Ortiz launched her campaign for Lawrence School Committee District A. Ortiz a mother of two and resident of the city for 13 years decided less than a…

The Time For Talk is Over, Now it’s Time to Vote!

The Time For Talk is Over, Now it’s Time to Vote!

By: Peter Lrocque – September, 2013 Dear Fellow Lawrencians, This coming Primary Election which is about to take place on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 is probably the most important election…

Why Tom Duggan Should not Leave the Republican Party

Why Tom Duggan Should not Leave the Republican Party

By: State Representative Lenny Mirra – September, 2013 Conversations with our fearless editor Tom Duggan typically turn into loud and contentious affairs. It was no exception at our latest discussion…

Valley Patriot/980WCAP Lawrence Mayoral Debate download and listen on your IPOD! (September 7, 2013)

Valley Patriot/980WCAP Lawrence Mayoral Debate download and listen on your IPOD! (September 7, 2013)

CLICK here to download or listen to HOUR 1 CLICK here to download or listen to HOUR 2 Today, four of the five challengers to Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua came…

BREAKING…. West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes from Methuen

BREAKING…. West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes from Methuen

Mayor Stephen Zanni and the City of Methuen Board of Health want to inform residents that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) announced today that West Nile virus (WNV)…

Mayor Orders Mosquito Spraying in Haverhill due to Mosquitoes Testing Positive for WNV

Mayor Orders Mosquito Spraying in Haverhill due to Mosquitoes Testing Positive for WNV

HAVERHILL- Mayor James J. Fiorentini has ordered mosquito control spraying to occur overnight on Tuesday and Wednesday, September 3rd and 4th, from 9PM until midnight. The Department of Public Health…

BREAKING….Armed Standoff in Methuen Ends Peacefully

BREAKING….Armed Standoff in Methuen Ends Peacefully

BREAKING….. August 30, 2013 11:AM Methuen Police spent over an hour this morning on Lowell Street near the Methuen Armory (in the 700 block area) with their weapons drawn in…

Billerica-based Realty Corp. Fined $11,647 Penalty for Violating Waste Site Cleanup Requirements at Ayer Facility

Billerica-based Realty Corp. Fined $11,647 Penalty for Violating Waste Site Cleanup Requirements at Ayer Facility

  BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has issued an $11,647 penalty to 123 Central Ave. Realty Corp., the owner of a former metal plating facility in…

Tom Duggan on the Bill Manzi Program – HOW LAWRENCE PROVES VOTER ID DOES NOT DISENFRANCHISE MIORITIES

Tom Duggan on the Bill Manzi Program – HOW LAWRENCE PROVES VOTER ID DOES NOT DISENFRANCHISE MIORITIES

DOWNLOAD PODCAST OR RIGHT CLICK TO SAVE TO YOUR COMPUTER OR IPOD   Today Tom Duggan filled in for Bill Manzi on the Bill Manzi show. Tom talked about the…

BREAKING…. Attorney General Files Suit Against Lantigua for Campaign Finance Violations … Bogus Reporting, Cash Donations, Donations not Declared…. MORE

BREAKING…. Attorney General Files Suit Against Lantigua for Campaign Finance Violations … Bogus Reporting, Cash Donations, Donations not Declared…. MORE

 Complaint Seeks Civil Penalties and Future Compliance with Finance Laws  August 27, 2013 2:15PM OTHER BREAKING NEWS BOSTON – The Mayor of Lawrence has been sued for allegedly committing several…

Openings on Andover Boards

Openings on Andover Boards

By: Anne Knowles – August, 2013 There are several openings throughout the Town of Andover for a variety of town boards and committees. For those who are interested, there follows…

Andover 1640

  By Anne Knowles – August, 2013 Kathleen Kent is a tenth generation descendent of Martha Carrier. What does this mean to Andover today? Well, going back to the early…

Ethics Commission: Former Chelmsford Planning Board Member Richard McClure Guilty of Violating Conflict of Interest Law

Ethics Commission: Former Chelmsford Planning Board Member Richard McClure Guilty of Violating Conflict of Interest Law

 Acted as attorney for clients in two lawsuits in which the Town of Chelmsford was a party  The Massachusetts Ethics Commission issued a Decision and Order  finding that former Chelmsford…