Lawrence Mayor Lantigua Accused

Educator Says Mayor has Conflicts of Interest, Lack of Leadership    By: Tom Duggan, April, 2010 According to Essex County District Attorney Jon Blodgett’s indictment of Lawrence School Superintendent Wilfredo Laboy, Mayor Willie Lantigua’s State Rep. campaign received materials printed at the Lawrence Public Schools in 2007. Now Lantigua will preside over hearings to fire […]

Councilor Criticizes Lantigua for Racist Policy

Lawrence Councilor LaPlante says mayor wrong for only putting city job postings in Spanish Language newspapers   By: Tom Duggan, February 2, 2010  Lawrence City Councilor Marc LaPlante took Mayor Willie Lantigua to task Wednesday night for his policy of only posting city jobs in Spanish Language weekly newspapers and not “the daily paper of record.  Since […]

City Council Subcommittee Divided on Lantigua Firings

Sweeney uses award-winning Valley Patriot article to make his case Tom Duggan – January, 2010   It was a contentious meeting before the Lawrence City Council’s Personnel Subcommittee Tuesday night, when three city department heads (fired by Willie Lantigua) got a chance to appeal their terminations.  The subcommittee first elected Roger Twomey as their chairman […]

Five questions for Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua

By: Bob Okoniewski – January, 2010 As we go to print, the City of Lawrence stands on the threshold of history. On Monday, January 4, Lawrence state representative William Lantigua was sworn in as the city’s first elected mayor of Hispanic descent. As a newly elected mayor, however, Mr. Lantigua is now faced with a challenge […]

Five questions for Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua

By: Robert O’Koniewski, Esq. – January, 2010     As we go to print, the City of Lawrence stands on the threshold of history. On Monday, January 4, Lawrence state representative William Lantigua was sworn in as the city’s first elected mayor of Hispanic descent. As a newly elected mayor, however, Mr. Lantigua is now […]

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 not use the trite adjective of “historic” to describe State Representative William Lantigua’s victory over District E City Councilor David Abdoo, as that has really […]

Lawrence Community Works Raising Money for Lantigua

Lawrence Community Works Raising Money for Lantigua

    By: Tom Dugan – July, 2009 You have to hand it to the poverty pimps at Lawrence Community Works, they really know how to pull a fast one. Last month LCW started their sham campaign called “Yes We Will” where they invited every candidate for office to attend an event so they could size up the competition for their […]

State Rep. Willie Lantigua’s True Color: GREEN!

State Rep. Willie Lantigua’s True Color: GREEN!

  June, 2005 Lawrence State Representative Willie Lantigua has betrayed the Latino people of Lawrence. He has been playing a dangerous game of race baiting and making racial slurs for far too long, and it is about time someone called him to task for his shenanigans. Lantigua has deliberately misinformed his Dominican constituency about Licensing […]

Methuen Democratic City Committee Straw Poll Shows Strengths & Weaknesses for Local Candidates

Methuen Democratic City Committee Straw Poll Shows Strengths & Weaknesses for Local Candidates

6-11-22 The Methuen Democratic City Committee held their annual straw poll Sunday showing where demorat insiders stand on each of the state and local Democrats running for office in the State’s September 6th primary. ITEMS OF NOTE: In the race for governor, Methuen Democrats chose a white woman over a woman “of color” by a […]

DePena Pulls Off Upset Win, Defeats Kendrys Vasquez for Mayor of Lawrence

DePena Pulls Off Upset Win, Defeats Kendrys Vasquez for Mayor of Lawrence

  Former At-Large City Councilor Brian DePena pulled an upset win over Acting Mayor Kendrys Vasquez in Lawrence on Tuesday. Unofficial Results Brian Depena 6,093 Kendrys 5,338 LIVE VIDEO OF DEPENA AT LAWRENCE CITY HALL Vasquez was appointed mayor by the city council after Mayor Dan Rivera abandoned the job to work for Republican Governor […]

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