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Lane Glenn Issues Public Reprimand to President Trump and Others

Lane Glenn Issues Public Reprimand to President Trump and Others

Northern Essex President, Lane Glenn, has issued a scathing response to President Trump, Gov. Paul LePage and Gov. Chris Sununu for their recent comments blaming Lawrence for the country’s drug epidemic. “In responding to the opioid addiction crisis that is ravaging the states of Maine and New Hampshire, and the entire nation, each of you

Methuen Receives State Grant to Fund Downtown Parking, Growth Projects

The City of Methuen will share in $285,000 of state money to support their downtown revitalization efforts, the Baker-Polito Administration announced this week. Methuen is the sole Merrimack Valley community to be awarded a Massachusetts Downtown Initiative grant. “Walkable, dynamic downtowns that house local businesses, restaurants, and amenities help make cities and towns across the

O’Connor Ives Will Not Seek Re-Election, DiZoglio to Run for Open Senate Seat

Sen. Kathleen O’Connor Ives (left) has announced she will not seek re-election. Rep. Diana DiZoglio intends to run for her vacant Senate seat. (File photographs) Spending nearly six years advocating for residents in Haverhill and Methuen in the state Senate, Kathleen O’Connor Ives has decided not to seek re-election to a fourth term. O’Connor Ives’

Procession for Slain Tow Truck Driver

Hundreds of first responders and service professionals are expected to participate in a funeral procession on Wednesday morning in honor of 41-year-old Dan Coady, the tow truck operator who was struck by a drunk driver while on duty earlier this month on Interstate 495 in Andover. Calling hours will be held at Conte Funeral Home,