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Our Politicians Failed Us in the City of Lawrence

  By: Robert O’Koniewski – October, 2011 Election time is once again upon us here in Lawlesstown. The choices we make on Tuesday, November 8 will dictate how the remaining…

What’s Happening with Lawrence Budget?

What’s Happening with Lawrence Budget?

  By: Attorney Robert O’Koniewski – January, 2011 As the New Year dawns, the fiscal clock is ticking for Lawrence. It should be a watershed year for the folks residing…

Is Lawrence Really Ready?

Is Lawrence Really Ready?

  By; Robert O’Koniewski – December, 2010 Recently state treasurer-elect Steve Grossman was whining in the press about legislation his pal, U.S. Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada), had filed…

Patrick-Baker Result No Surprise

Patrick-Baker Result No Surprise

  By: Robert O’Koniewki – November, 2010 If one had paid the slightest bit of attention to the progression of the latest gubernatorial election one would not have been surprised…

Oh, How far we in Lawrence Have Sunk

Oh, How far we in  Lawrence Have Sunk

  By: Attorney Robert O’Koniewski – September, 2010 The financial crisis plaguing our fair city is well documented and requires no re-hashing. You’d have to be living in a cave…

Is it Time for a Fiscal Control Board in Lawrence?

Is it Time for a Fiscal Control Board in Lawrence?

Lantigua Incompetence Shows State Should Step in and Take Over By: Bob O’Koniewski – February, 2010 Is it time for Lawrence to have a Finance Control Board? That is the…

Lantigua victory masterfully done – now the real work begins

Lantigua victory masterfully done – now the real work begins

  By: Robert O’Koniewski – November, 2009 The votes are in and Lawrence finally has met demographic expectations to attain its first popularly elected mayor of Hispanic descent. We will…

Lawrence City Council Mislead but Should Know Better

Lawrence City Council Mislead but Should Know Better

  By: Robert O’Koniewski, Esq. – September, 2007   On the threshold of Labor Day weekend as the unofficial close of summer approached, many of us were enjoying the last…

Latinos Peddling Racism Further Divides Our City

  By: Atty. Robert O’Koniewski – February, 2007 Recently a local Latino publication bemoaned in inflammatory racist terms the development of the Wood Mill by Robert Ansin. The writer speculated…