Leader of Lawrence Area Drug Trafficking Organization Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy, Firearm Charges

Leader of Lawrence Area Drug Trafficking Organization Pleads Guilty to Drug Conspiracy, Firearm Charges

BOSTON – The leader of a drug trafficking organization (DTO) has pleaded guilty to his involvement in a drug trafficking conspiracy that distributed fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, carfentanil and fentanyl analogue in and around the Lawrence area, as well as to possessing a loaded firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking offense. Luis Manuel Rodriguez Then, 31, […]

21 Indicted in Lawrence, Southbridge Areas on Cocaine, Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracies

21 Indicted in Lawrence, Southbridge Areas on Cocaine, Fentanyl Trafficking Conspiracies

Over nine kilograms of cocaine and over 800 grams of fentanyl seized BOSTON – Twenty-one individuals have been indicted in federal court in Boston in connection with their alleged roles in drug trafficking organizations (DTOs) that distributed cocaine and fentanyl throughout the North Shore and Central Massachusetts. The following defendants have been charged with conspiracy […]

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

Can’t We All Just Get Along?

By: State Rep. Lenny Mirra – Aug. 2022 Can a group of Democrats meet with a group of Republicans and decide, unanimously no less, on ways to revamp our election system and improve its integrity? Apparently, the answer is yes, and I saw this firsthand at a Common Ground Workshop put on by Braver Angels, […]

Sal’s is Now the Official Pizza of the New England Patriots

Sal’s is Now the Official Pizza of the New England Patriots

FOXBOROUGH – Sal’s Pizza recently signed a sponsorship deal to become the official pizza of the New England Patriots and the New England Revolution. Starting this August, Sal’s Pizza will be the exclusive pizza served at specified locations at Gillette Stadium. These designated locations include concession stands and premium spaces in the stadium. Pizza will […]

Constituent and Community Services Above All Else

Constituent and Community Services Above All Else

July was an incredibly busy legislative month for Representative Devers. Because July 31st was the last day for formal legislative sessions for the 2021-2022 term, the House worked nonstop this month to pass several important pieces of legislation. In fact, the final session dealt with so much unfinished work that it continued well into the […]

Lupoli Companies Named 4th Largest Developer in Massachusetts

Lupoli Companies Named 4th Largest Developer in Massachusetts

Lawrence – The Boston Business Journal has named Lupoli Companies the fourth largest commercial developer in Massachusetts. The rankings for the prestigious list are based on quantitative metrics, including a company’s total commercial real estate development and transaction volume in the Commonwealth since 2017. During that time, Lupoli Companies has acquired and developed more than […]

New Electric School Buses for the Children of Lawrence

New Electric School Buses  for the Children of Lawrence

Lawrence Mayor Brian A. DePena’s Office gratefully welcomed his new partnership with Beacon Mobility to not only help the City of Lawrence with the Mayor’s Economic Prosperity Plan by training and hiring our residents, but it will also help us protect our children’s health by reducing pollution. With funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law of […]

State Senate Race in Methuen & Lawrence ~ Payano, Zeigler, and Rodriguez

State Senate Race in Methuen & Lawrence ~ Payano, Zeigler, and Rodriguez

Three Democrats are running in the September 6th primary to fill the seat vacated by Diana DiZoglio who is running for State Auditor. Methuen City Councilor Eunice Zeigler, Lawrence City Councilor Pavel Payano, and Lawrence activist Doris Rodriguez are all seeking the Democrat Party’s nomination to go on to the November final election. Despite having […]

Major Reforms of Veteran Care & Soldiers’ Homes Finalized

Major Reforms of Veteran Care & Soldiers’ Homes Finalized

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell The Massachusetts Legislature unanimously sent to Governor Baker a final bill that will comprehensively reform Veteran care in our Commonwealth – which includes, but goes far beyond, major reforms to how our Soldiers’ Homes are governed and operated. As lead sponsor of this legislation alongside Senator Mike Rush, a […]

Essex County District Attorney Jon Blodgett Announce Endorsement for Paul Tucker

Essex County District Attorney Jon Blodgett Announce Endorsement for Paul Tucker

Salem, Massachusetts, August 15, 2022… Today Essex District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett announced his endorsement for Rep. Paul Tucker, a Salem attorney, who is running for District Attorney in the upcoming Democratic Primary Election.  DA Blodgett is retiring after a remarkable 20 years leading the Essex District Attorney’s Office. In his formal statement, DA Blodgett said: “A […]

Lawrence’s Mayor DePeña Appoints War Hero; Francisco Ureña as the Provisional Manager at the Lawrence Municipal Airport

Lawrence’s Mayor DePeña Appoints War Hero; Francisco Ureña as the Provisional Manager at the Lawrence Municipal Airport

  Francisco A. Ureña Is serving as Provisional Manager at the Lawrence Municipal Airport located in North Andover. Francisco has a history of public service. He enlisted the day after high school in the United States Marine Corps. Serving eight years of honorable active-duty service. A decorated Marine, he served at two American Embassies; American […]

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