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Health Care Prices

Health Care Prices

By: State Rep. Lenny Mirra – Feb. 2017 Getting your appendix removed can be an expensive thing. This routine surgery costs an average of about $16,000 in the U.S., and…

BOOK REVIEW ~ THE NEW HARRY POTTER

BOOK REVIEW ~ THE NEW HARRY POTTER

By Sue Piazza – Dec. 2016 “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two” Based on an Original New Story by J.K. Rowling. John Tiffany & Jack Thorne…

Equality Needed on Massachusetts’ Governor’s Council

Equality Needed on Massachusetts’ Governor’s Council

By: Rich Baker – Candidate for Governor’s Council A safe and orderly society relies on the integrity of its judges and magistrates. While many states elect their judges directly, Massachusetts…

Paula’s Journey for Hope, A Methuen Woman’s Story

Paula’s Journey for Hope, A Methuen Woman’s Story

The family and friends of Paula Stamoulis Corey are uniting to raise money to help Paula get diagnostic care and treatment at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Paula was diagnosed…

Disparity in Health Care Costs and Services

Disparity in Health Care Costs and Services

By: State Representative Lenny Mirra – July, 2016 Here’s why you should care, and care A LOT, about health care costs: Massachusetts has the highest healthcare costs in the world.…

Baby Boomer Brain Drain

Baby Boomer Brain Drain

By: Celeste Begley – July, 2016 America’s more than 76 million baby boomers—those born between 1946 and 1964—are known for shaping new cultural trends in music, fashion, politics, the economy…

School Committeeman Refuses Standardized Testing for her Child

School Committeeman Refuses Standardized Testing for her Child

By: Amy Berard In a 2016 memo, Massachusetts Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester explains, “We ask principals and test proctors to handle refusals with sensitivity. Students should not be pressured to…

The Million Dollar Man, by Duncan Burns

The Million Dollar Man, by Duncan Burns

By: Duncan Burns, Political Oberserver 4-18-16 This is not the story of a lottery winner, nor is it one of a successful rags-to-riches journey, no, this is the story of…

Here Ye History Buff’s, Living History at Endicott State Park

Here Ye History Buff’s, Living History at Endicott State Park

By: Jennifer Jones – 4-12-18 On a brisk Saturday morning March 26, 2016, the troops rallied for a special event at Endicott Park in Danvers, Massachusetts from 11-2p. For people…

Knowing the Differences Between Physicians, Physician’s Assistants, & Nurse Practitioners

Knowing the Differences Between Physicians, Physician’s Assistants, & Nurse Practitioners

Our center staffs a range of medical experts with varying skills, specialties and levels of expertise. During your visit, you may hear different people introduce themselves as a physician, nurse…

Book On A Mission: “Ward of the State” to Raise Money for Local Foster Kids

Book On A Mission: “Ward of the State” to Raise Money for Local Foster Kids

The story of one foster kid is on the shelves to raise money to help hundreds more. A small non-profit is taking aim at a huge goal. The Foster Kids…

New Year Resolution: Lose Weight!

New Year Resolution: Lose Weight!

By: Rick Bellanti - Jan. 2016 I received a great question this week and thought I’d address it here this month since it’s the start of the New Year, when…

Palestinian Terror Kills Another American

Palestinian Terror Kills Another American

  By: Jeff Jacoby – December, 2015 At last [month’s] State Department press briefing, spokesman John Kirby was asked about the murder of Ezra Schwartz, an 18-year-old from Sharon, Mass.,…

Cindy’s Vinyl Vault ~ Simon and Garfunkle

Cindy’s Vinyl Vault ~ Simon and Garfunkle

By: Cindy Annis – December, 2015 SIMON AND GARFUNKEL Paul Simon was born on October 13, 1941 in Newark, New Jersey. His full name is Paul Frederic Simon, and he…

Getting Healthy with Rick Bellanti

Getting Healthy with Rick Bellanti

By: Rick Bellanti – Dec. 2015 When I was approached to write a monthly wellness column, I knew that my first article was going to be about daily water intake.…

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