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Missing in action 1/3rd of the time: Georgetown Deserves Better!

Missing in action 1/3rd of the time: Georgetown Deserves Better!

By Lawrence “Lonnie” Brennan – March 2014 First, for the disclaimer: I very much like Georgetown Selectman Phil Trapani and I certainly very much like Georgetown Selectman Steve Smith. They…

Georgetown, Conventions, Republicans, Theatre, Events…oh my!

Georgetown, Conventions,  Republicans, Theatre, Events…oh my!

By: Lonnie Brennan – February, 2014 The Georgetown Republican Committee held a caucus in late January and elected 9 representatives from Georgetown to represent the committee at the upcoming March…

Brad Jones: Killing the Republican Party from Within?

Brad Jones: Killing the Republican Party from Within?

By: Lawrence “Lonnie” Brennan – February, 2014 Why do we have EBT abuse? Why do we have automatic increases to the gas tax? Why do we have increases in sales,…

An Accounting of Your Tax Dollars in Georgetown -Spending on Absent Teachers Nearly Exceeds Fire Dept. Outlays

An Accounting of Your Tax Dollars in Georgetown -Spending on Absent Teachers Nearly Exceeds Fire Dept. Outlays

  By: Lonnie Brennan – November, 2013 According to the 2012 Georgetown earnings records, recently obtained by The Valley Patriot, the Georgetown School Department spent $331,585.09 on substitute teachers in…

“How extreme can my party get? Kennedy would be sick…” (opinion)

“How extreme can my party get? Kennedy would be sick…” (opinion)

  By: Lonnie Brennan – October, 2013 “You up for a quiz?” my friend Tim gruffed as he shuffled egg bits around on his plate, once again, in a reflective…

K of C Building Damage, Fall Events – Georgetown Today with Lonnie Brennan

K of C Building Damage, Fall Events – Georgetown Today with Lonnie Brennan

By: Lonnie Brennan – September, 2013 “It’s more than just a building,” Past Grand Knight Bert Hanlon said as we were cleaning out some of the tables and chairs and…

Why Banning Guns Just Doesn’t Work

  By: Lonnie Brennan – January 2013 “Free men own guns. Slaves don’t,” Tim gruffed as he shuffled egg bits around on his plate, speaking to no one, but speaking…

It’s all About Government Retirement

It’s all About Government Retirement

By: Lonnie Brennan – (November, 2012) The year 2011 was a sweet year for some of the 560+ taxpayer-funded employees of the little Town of Georgetown. And salary is just…

YES, it’s all for the best! Time to increase the taxes, again!

YES, it’s all for the best! Time to increase the taxes, again!

GEORGETOWN TODAY   By; Lawrence “Lonnie” Brennan On Monday, October 29th, the good residents of Georgetown will be holding a “Special Town Meeting” to take a vote to raise up…

“They’re Back” A new year, a new school, a new tax

“They’re Back” A new year, a new school, a new tax

GEORGETOWN TODAY     By: Lawrence “Lonnie” Brennan – July, 2012 Family matters have kept me consumed these past few months, and several folks either sent e-mails or called asking…

At 11% Enrollment, It’s Time to Change the Republican Team

At 11% Enrollment, It’s Time to Change the Republican Team

  By: Lonnie Brennan – February, 2012 I love sports, and as my bride will tell you, my favorite is politics. I watch political debates the way she watches the…

A New Year for a New (Massive) School Override

A New Year for a New  (Massive) School Override

  By: Lawrence “Lonnie” Brennan – January, 2012 There’s a bridge in Haverhill, you all know it. Just as you get through the speed-trap zone in Groveland, you cross the…

Martha, Martha, Martha… 3 DWI’s

Martha, Martha, Martha… 3 DWI’s

GEORGETOWN TODAY   By:Lawrence “Lonnie Brennan – November, 2011 While the local papers detailed multiple articles regarding the most recent incident of Georgetown Housing Authority Member Martha Robertson, the chatter…

Top 40 – Taxpayer Supported Earners

Top 40 – Taxpayer  Supported  Earners

  By: Lawrence “Lonnie” Brennan -September, 2011 As we head into an important fiscal year, with the first of what has been promised to be several tax-overrides recently approved, we…

Top 40 – Taxpayer Supported Earners

Top 40 – Taxpayer  Supported  Earners

  By: Lawrence, “Lonine” Brennnan – September, 2011 As we head into an important fiscal year, with the first of what has been promised to be several tax-overrides recently approved,…

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