North Andover Selectman Chris Nobile’s Residency in Question

North Andover Selectman Chris Nobile’s Residency in Question

8-6-22 North Andover Selectman Chris Nobile is coming under fire as some political activists are questioning whether Nobile actually lives in North Andover. Nobile was asked during public participation earlier this year if he lived in town but Nobile refused to answer. During a meeting discussion about the proposed Royal Crest – Merrimack College development, […]

Lawrence Mayor DePeña, City Council President Laplante Meet with White House Officials to Promote Naturalization

Lawrence Mayor DePeña, City Council President Laplante Meet with White House Officials to Promote Naturalization

Lawrence’s Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) Ranks in the Top 10 for Core Based Groups Eligible to Become U.S. Citizens LAWRENCE, MA – Mayor Brian A. DePeña and City Council President Marc Laplante met with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and White House officials to join efforts to mitigate […]

HEROES IN OUR MIDST, Valley Patriot of the Month – Dracut’s New VSO; US Army Veteran David Campisano

HEROES IN OUR MIDST, Valley Patriot of the Month – Dracut’s New VSO; US Army Veteran David Campisano

  By: John Cuddy – 07-22 Dracut’s newly hired, Veterans Services Officer, David Campisano joined the US Army in 2001, serving in light infantry units until 2016. David trained as an Infantryman, military occupational specialty IIB. He also qualified as an Army Ranger in 2009. Ranger training is voluntary and is one of the most […]

A Clockwork Orange America

A Clockwork Orange America

By: Ken Willette – 07-22 Stanley Kubrick, who was considered one of the greatest directors of all-time, directed a masterpiece film on a futurist society where young thugs brazenly terrorize innocent bystanders without swift repercussions by law enforcement or judges. It was an indictment of the criminal justice system that created a demographic group that […]

Nino De Leon Guzman, a/k/a “Chino,” of Methuen Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Trafficking

Nino De Leon Guzman, a/k/a “Chino,” of Methuen Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Trafficking

BOSTON – A Methuen man pleaded guilty on Aug. 3, 2022 in federal court in Boston to his involvement in a fentanyl distribution conspiracy. Nino De Leon Guzman, a/k/a “Chino,” 31, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl, two counts of […]

KANE’S CORNER ~ Jeffrey Hollett, Haverhill Veteran Services Officer

KANE’S CORNER ~ Jeffrey Hollett, Haverhill Veteran Services Officer

By Kane – July, 2022 Kane went on a field trip to interview Haverhill Veteran Service Officer Jeffrey Hollett at his office in Haverhill, MA. Jeffrey has dedicated his professional life to helping Veterans navigate civilian life after serving our country with honor. Jeffrey, who originally served as the VSO in Dracut, stated that Haverhill […]

Podcast Interviews of Candidates for Governor Geoff Diehl and Chris Doughty

Podcast Interviews of Candidates for Governor Geoff Diehl and Chris Doughty

Republican Candidates for Governor Chris Doughty and Geoff Diehl will face off in the September 6th state primary race. The winner of this contest will face Democrat Attorney General Maura Healy to see who replaces outgoing governor Charlie Baker. The Paying Attention! Podcast is recorded at the Studio 21 Podcast Cafe in Salem,  NH. Visit […]

Constituent and Community Services Above All Else

Constituent and Community Services Above All Else

By: State Rep. Marcos Devers – July, 2022 This June, State Representative Marcos Devers made a point to engage with the community. With the start of summer weather, Semana Hispana, and a host of other events, Representative Devers was very active in Lawrence this month, even as the House continued to meet. However, more importantly, […]

Estela Reyes will Fund Police in Methuen, McCarty Cut 32 Cops as a Councilor

Estela Reyes will Fund Police in Methuen, McCarty Cut 32 Cops as a Councilor

By: Santiago Reyes Cruz,  Jr. – July,  2022 This year the race for state representative in Lawrence and Methuen will be decided in the September 6th primary – not the November election – because there are no Republicans running in this race. That means more people need to vote on the September 6th Democrat primary, […]

House Taking Action on Big Issues: Soldiers’ Home Settlement, Transportation, Mental Health

House Taking Action on Big Issues: Soldiers’ Home Settlement, Transportation, Mental Health

By State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – July, 2022 Soldiers’ Home Settlement: The Massachusetts House of Representatives has passed a funding bill containing $56 million to settle the lawsuit brought forth by families of the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home following the tragic COVID-19 outbreak in the spring of 2020. This funding will go directly to Veterans […]

Tony Archinski Should Police His Own Ironic Conduct ~ EYE ON DRACUT

Tony Archinski Should Police His Own Ironic Conduct ~ EYE ON DRACUT

By: Brian Genest – July, 2022 Try not to let Selectman Tony Archinski’s failed political stunt ruin your faith in local government. In epic, progressive fashion, the chairman of the Dracut Democrat Town Committee tried to pull a fast one. His so-called code of conduct was a bad, political idea that would have polluted town […]

Gum Disease Compromises Your Health ~ DENTAL CARE MONTHLY

Gum Disease Compromises Your Health ~ DENTAL CARE MONTHLY

METHUEN FAMILY DENTRISTRY If you have periodontal (gum) disease, did you know your overall health is compromised? 93% of adults have either gingivitis or periodontitis, two stages of gum disease. Periodontal (gum) disease is an infection of the gums in the mouth that can destroy the bone. If periodontal disease is not addressed properly, it […]

Alicia Isabel Matias De Jesus, 50 of Lawrence Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft

Alicia Isabel Matias De Jesus, 50 of Lawrence Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft

BOSTON – A Lawrence woman was sentenced on July 20, 2022 in connection with identity theft charges. Alicia Isabel Matias De Jesus, 50, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton to six months in prison and two years of supervised release. Marias De Jesus was also ordered to pay forfeiture and restitution […]

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