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Pay Raises For Employees, Pay Cut For Methuen Taxpayers

Pay Raises For Employees, Pay Cut For Methuen Taxpayers

By: Councilor Dan Grayton – July, 2015 After a couple weeks of delay, the council passed the fiscal year 2016 municipal budget on June 29th. The $156 million dollar budget…

Don’t Phase Me, Bro!

Don’t Phase Me, Bro!

By: Councilor Dan Grayton – April, 2015 The early months of 2015 are proving to be expensive for the City of Methuen. In addition to the approval of a 4.6…

2014 in Methuen, A Year in Review ~ By Methuen City Councilor Dan Grayton

2014 in Methuen, A Year in Review ~ By Methuen City Councilor Dan Grayton

As the year draws to a close I thought it appropriate to highlight some of the highs and lows that took place in Methuen in 2014. IT PRIVATIZATION It took…

Methuen City Hall After Dark

Methuen City Hall After Dark

By: Dan Grayton, Methuen City Council November, 2014  Last October, Councilor Tom Ciulla introduced a resolution which would have eliminated the three parking spots at City Hall reserved for Councilors.…

Patience Being Rewarded in West District – THOUGHTS FROM METHUEN’S COUNCILOR #5

Patience Being Rewarded in West District – THOUGHTS FROM METHUEN’S COUNCILOR #5

By: Dan Grayton – October, 2014 It has been said that patience is a virtue. If so, the residents of the west district have experienced many opportunities to build their…

iAgenda – Thoughts from Methuen’s Councilor # 5

iAgenda – Thoughts from Methuen’s Councilor # 5

By: Dan Grayton – September, 2014 30,000. That number is a conservative estimate of how many sheets of paper the Methuen City Council will use this year alone. A vast…

Thoughts from Councilor #5 ~ Methuen City Councilor Dan Grayton

Thoughts from Councilor #5 ~ Methuen City Councilor Dan Grayton

  Greetings Valley Patriots! It is my pleasure to begin to provide an article each month geared towards those of you with a eye trained on Methuen and its politics.…