Mayor DePena Calls for “Investigations” Into Police Department Turmoil

Mayor DePena Calls for “Investigations” Into Police Department Turmoil

11/24/22 Just days after the Lawrence Police Superior Officers’ Union took a vote of no confidence in Chief Roy Vasque, and Lawrence Mayor Brian DePena suspended three Lawrence officers, DePena is now calling for “certain investigations” into the department. DePena did not specify the nature of the “investigations” or who would be conducting them. In […]

Lawrence Superior Officers Vote “No Confidence” in Chief Roy Vasque, Calls Leadership “Toxic”

Lawrence Superior Officers Vote “No Confidence” in Chief Roy Vasque, Calls Leadership “Toxic”

11/22/22 The Lawrence Superior Officers Union took a vote of no confidence in Chief Vasque last night after months of turmoil within the department and only a few days after Mayor DePena has suspended three officers within their ranks. The Union released the following statement just moments ago: On behalf of the members of The […]

PAYING ATTENTION: Mayor Integrity Hires Councilor Jim McCarty’s Brother

PAYING ATTENTION: Mayor Integrity Hires Councilor Jim McCarty’s Brother

  12-22 When Neil Perry was elected Mayor of Methuen three years ago, he promised to put a stop to the nepotism and “good old boy network” in Methuen City Hall. Three years later he has shown he is no different than previous mayors, dolling out city jobs for political advantage. On November 4th he […]

Greater Lawrence Technical Students Honor Command Sgt. Major Franklin Velez

Greater Lawrence Technical Students Honor Command Sgt. Major Franklin Velez

ANDOVER – The Greater Lawrence Technical School hosted an event in observation of Veterans Day to honor and recognize Command Sgt. Major Franklin Velez and Sgt. Eduardo Ortiz of the Continental Color Guard, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment. Command Sgt. Major Velez, is a 1988 graduate of Greater Lawrence Tech. The Andover and Lawrence Fire departments […]

Help Slam the Brakes on Reckless Legislation ~ EYE ON DRACUT

Help Slam the Brakes on Reckless Legislation ~ EYE ON DRACUT

By: Brian Genest – 10/22 The Massachusetts legislature has a reputation for coming up with bad ideas and turning them into law. Giving illegal immigrants state driver’s licenses is the latest one. What could possibly go wrong? Everything! The new law, slated to take effect in July 2023, is one that affects the public safety […]

When Old Habits Don’t Die: An Issue of Stolen Valor for Teresa English?

When Old Habits Don’t Die: An Issue of Stolen Valor for Teresa English?

By: Duncan Burns – 10/22 There’s something about the habits of we military folk. The military teaches and trains us to be methodical from day one. Whether it’s to stand at attention a certain way, the way we should walk, to the way we fold our clothes. This writer still folds and hangs his clothes […]

Psychological Center in Lawrence Recognizes Chief of Staff Virginia Gomez for 20 Years of Service

Psychological Center in Lawrence Recognizes Chief of Staff Virginia Gomez for 20 Years of Service

LAWRENCE — Chief Executive Officer Carina Pappalardo would like to recognize Chief of Staff Virginia Gomez for 20 years of service and caring she has provided to The Psychological Center and its guests. Gomez joined The Psychological Center as a receptionist in September of 2002, and has learned from her coworkers, grown, and advanced through […]

Will Drivers’ Licenses for Illegal Aliens Give Republicans a Chance in Massachusetts?

Will Drivers’ Licenses for Illegal Aliens Give Republicans a Chance in Massachusetts?

11/5/22 Jim Lyons, head of the Massachusetts Republican Party has a plan to help get republicans elected in the November 8th state elections on Tuesday. Lyons told a group of republican candidates and their supporters at the North Andover VFW last month that he believes his ballot question to stop illegal aliens from getting drivers […]

Some Relief on the Way for MA Taxpayers

Some Relief on the Way for MA Taxpayers

By: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – 11-22 While we still must pass an economic development package this session, the State Auditor has officially certified last year’s state tax revenues and confirmed that $2.941 billion will be refunded to taxpayers per state law since revenues were exceedingly high. The Baker Administration is responsible for distributing the […]

Lowell Housing Authority Creates Supportive Housing for Veterans By Preserving a Historic Home ~ KANE’S CORNER

Lowell Housing Authority Creates Supportive Housing for Veterans By Preserving a Historic Home ~ KANE’S CORNER

  The Adventures of Kane Peaslee – 10/22 Kane has Exciting Breaking News from Lowell Massachusetts! Executive Director Gary Wallace and Assistant Executive Director Adam Garvey of the Lowell Housing Authority report the LHA will Convert the Historic Hadley House, with an original construction date of 1822 to five supportive housing units for Veteran’s. Gary […]

Difficult Conditions ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Difficult Conditions ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

By: Dr. Pierre Ghassibi  -10/22 Greetings everyone. This article here is perhaps another repetition of what I wrote before, but I hope to crystallize some vital points regarding hard to diagnose and treat conditions. The acute day to day problems have defined diagnostic procedures and treatments: Ear infections, sinusitis, acute back pain, sprains, poison ivy, […]