Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni & Senator Katy Ives – Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (6-12-14)

Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni & Senator Katy Ives – Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (6-12-14)

Listen to or Download Hour 1: Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni talks about running for reelection, the new turf at Nicholson Stadium, and more.  Listen to or Download Hour 2: State Senator Katy Ives talks about her transparency bill, S-1700 which will penalize public officials who refuse to comply with the state’s public records law. Ives also […]

State Money for Methuen in Massachusetts House Budget

State Money for Methuen in Massachusetts House Budget

By: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell, (Methuen) May, 2015 On Wednesday, the House concluded deliberations for the proposed FY16 with funding allocated for significant projects throughout the Merrimack Valley. In addition to the much toted $400,000.00 funding for the Nicholson Stadium Project the House FY16 Budget also included funding for additional Methuen programs and projects sponsored […]

State Money for Methuen in Massachusetts House Budget

State Money for Methuen in Massachusetts House Budget

On Wednesday, the House concluded deliberations for the proposed FY16 with funding allocated for significant projects throughout the Merrimack Valley. In addition to the much toted $400,000.00 funding for the Nicholson Stadium Project the House FY16 Budget also included funding for additional Methuen programs and projects sponsored by the delegation. The Methuen Arlington Neighborhood, which […]

Bringing the State Senate to Our District – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Bringing the State Senate to Our District – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: State Senator Ives – April, 2015 The Massachusetts State Senate organized eight days throughout the winter to host Commonwealth Conversations across the state, comprised of roundtables, forums and town hall-style meetings to hear from residents and stakeholders–gathering input on policy and budget priorities. These forums are part of an effort to make government even […]

Rep Update: Transparency Legislation Gaining Momentum on Beacon Hill

Rep Update: Transparency Legislation Gaining Momentum on Beacon Hill

By: State Rep Linda Dean Campbell – April, 2015 Constituents and members of the press often run into significant roadblocks trying to obtain public records. These include excessive wait times and excessive fees charged which prove to be an insurmountable barrier for constituents attempting to access government publications and records which are public property. A […]

Methuen Making Strides to Raise Awareness of Preeclampsia

Methuen Making Strides to Raise Awareness of Preeclampsia

The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia™ Calls Attention to a Serious Pregnancy Disorder Affecting Mothers, Babies Methuen, MA– Advocates for the Preeclampsia Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to reducing maternal and infant illness and death due to preeclampsia, a life-threatening disorder of pregnancy related to high blood pressure, will be participating in and raising money for the […]

Methuen Mayor Zanni Launches New, Improved City Website

Methuen Mayor Zanni Launches New, Improved City Website

Last month, Mayor Stephen N. Zanni launched the new Official Website of the City of Methuen at www.cityofmethuen.net. The new website is designed for easier and more efficient navigation for residents, businesses, and visitors alike. “It is essential for any municipality to have a state-of-the-art website with the latest and most useful technology,” says Mayor […]

Methuen Board of Trade 2015 Person of the Year Jennifer Borislow

Methuen Board of Trade 2015 Person of the Year Jennifer Borislow

The Methuen Board of Trade honored Jennifer Borislow as their 2015 Person of the Year at the Harris Pelham Inn on April 9, 2015. Photos here A Tribute to Colleen Carney President of the Methuen Board of Trade [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jK016Tho8S0&feature=youtu.be&w=380&h=280]   Methuen Councilor Ron Marsan reads citation for Jennifer Borislow from Mayor Steve Zanni [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=heeZVdB2zhU&feature=youtu.be&w=380&h=280]   […]

Methuen Stadium Funding Saga Ends, New Beginning for Students

Methuen Stadium Funding Saga Ends, New Beginning for Students

By: Jessica Finocchiaro – March, 2015 The Methuen Stadium Renovation Saga began in 1986, and seems to have ended this week, though many can hardly believe it. After a sudden turn of events, the City Council passed a last minute “7 Point Stadium Financing Plan” Monday, after a similar plan failed the week before. DEPLORABLE […]

An Interview with MTV Star, Brittany Baldi of Methuen

An Interview with MTV Star, Brittany Baldi of Methuen

MTV’s Brittany Baldi took time out of her busy schedule doing reality television shows and all her other projects to talk with Valley Patriot publisher and Paying Attention Radio! host, Tom Duggan, who broadcasts his show on 980WCAP in Lowell. The Methuen native had already shot her final appearance on MTV’s Battle of the Ex’s […]

Representative Update: Legislation That I Am Filing

Representative Update:  Legislation That I Am Filing

By: Linda Dean Campbell – March , 2015 This session I am sponsoring and co-sponsoring approximately fifty pieces of Legislation targeting substance abuse prevention in the Merrimack Valley. Perhaps the most challenging legislation that I am filing is that drafted by the Massachusetts District Attorney’s Association. After meeting with DA Blodgett to discuss his perspective on […]

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