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Lawrence Mayor Gets TRO Halting Recall Petition – Council President Illegally Forced Petitions to be Issues

Lawrence Mayor Gets TRO Halting Recall Petition – Council President Illegally Forced Petitions to be Issues

JUDGES ORDER DOC091715-09172015142844 A Lawrence Superior Court Judge has put a halt to the recall petition against Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera Tuesday, issuing a temporary restraining order on the collection of…

Clean River Project: Environmental Group Leads by Example

Clean River Project: Environmental Group Leads by Example

By Christine Morabito – September 2015 While it is fashionable to say you care about the environment, at least one nonprofit organization is putting words into action. I recently had the…

Civic Group Protests Sewer Charges, Working with EPA Officials to Stop Corruption in Salisbury

Civic Group Protests Sewer Charges, Working with EPA Officials to Stop Corruption in Salisbury

  By: Tom Duggan – September 2015 MORE ON SALISBURY Salisbury beach residents say they are fed up with Town Manager Neil Harrington and the board of selectmen ignoring their…

Clean River Project Pulls 58th Car From Merrimack River, Had Federal Tracking Device

Clean River Project Pulls 58th Car From Merrimack River, Had Federal Tracking Device

PHOTO GALLERY   A government issued GPS tracking device was found inside a Chevy, Spectrum Tuesday morning, when volunteers from The Clean River Project (CRP) towed their 58th car of the…

Lawrence Board of Registrars to Meet Wednesday on Recall of Mayor Dan Rivera

Lawrence Board of Registrars to Meet Wednesday on Recall of Mayor Dan Rivera

Sept 8, 2015|9PM Efforts to recall Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera will move forward as the Lawrence Board of Registrars (BOR) has scheduled a meeting for Wednesday September 9th, on the…

Veterans, Single Mom’s, Elderly and Working Families Are Getting Screwed. Help Stop the Madness!

Veterans, Single Mom’s, Elderly and Working Families Are Getting Screwed. Help Stop the Madness!

By: John MacDonald – September, 2015 America. We are still the greatest nation on earth and who amongst us would ever really want to live anywhere else? However in my…

Mayor Responds to Recall Against Him Recall Supporters Charge “Political Retaliation”

Mayor Responds to Recall Against Him Recall Supporters Charge “Political Retaliation”

Tom Duggan – Sept 2, 2015 Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera has responded to allegations against him in a recall petition filed last month with the Lawrence Election Department. AFFIDAVIT HERE …

With Children at Stake, Parents with Addiction Issues Battle Bureacracy

With Children at Stake, Parents with Addiction Issues Battle Bureacracy

By: Joe D’Amore – Sept. 1, 2015 She was a woman in love with a man who could not help her with her addictions    At the age of 11 she…

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera to Hold Office Hours at Market Basket

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera to Hold Office Hours at Market Basket

September 1, 2015, Lawrence, MA- Mayor Daniel Rivera announces that he will hold office hours at Market Basket on Essex Street in Lawrence this Thursday evening. The Mayor’s Office at…

State Rules Lawrence Council President Maldonado Violated Open Meeting Law, Orders Minutes of Secret Meeting to be Released

State Rules Lawrence Council President Maldonado Violated Open Meeting Law, Orders Minutes of Secret Meeting to be Released

By: Tom Duggan Sept, 1, 2015 Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has ruled that Lawrence City Council President Modesto Maldonado has violated the open meeting law by holding secret meetings…

Advocating for Key Priorities in State Senate Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

Advocating for Key Priorities in State Senate Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

By: Senator Katy Ives – August, 2015 The Massachusetts State Senate debated the Fiscal Year 2016 state budget last month, where I advocated for key provisions that will be beneficial…

Despite Media Reports, Lawrence 911 Dispatcher is Not Suspended for Hanging up on Spanish Speaking Callers

Despite Media Reports, Lawrence 911 Dispatcher is Not Suspended for Hanging up on Spanish Speaking Callers

By: Tom Duggan – August, 2015 Explosive new details have come to light revealing that viral media reports on a 911 dispatcher in Lawrence, whose “job is on the line”…

Valley Patriots of the Month ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST – Hudner and Brown

Valley Patriots of the Month ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST – Hudner and Brown

By: Sid Smith – August, 2015 When is the last time you heard anything encouraging from the race relations standpoint? Never? Well, here is one, and I would be willing…

Shenanigans in Salisbury ~ Violating the Open Meeting Law and the First Amendment

Shenanigans in Salisbury ~ Violating the Open Meeting Law and the First Amendment

  Last month while watching the Salisbury Selectmen meeting, I noticed how openly and blatantly they violate their own policies for public participation at their meetings. I also noticed how…

Teacher Speaks Out on Poor Treatment in Lawrence Schools

Teacher Speaks Out on Poor Treatment  in Lawrence Schools

By: Amy Berard – August, 2015 I am one of the 59 Lawrence teachers whose contract was not renewed this year. Recently, on June 11, you reported on this. I…