Monthly Archives: September 2007

Arlington Neighborhood Community Center

Methuen’s Arlington Neighborhood has taken delivery of the modular unit that will serve as the new home for their community center. I have worked closely with this neighborhood group for years as a City Councilor, and now as mayor. It … Continue reading

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Veterans Endorse Tsongas

The Veterans and Military Families for Progress yesterday endorsed Niki Tsongas in Methuen. It was a wonderful outdoor event, with Methuen’s many Veterans monuments overlooking the gathered group. I was pleased to take part in the event, and there were … Continue reading

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Boomtown in Methuen

I had the priviledge today of hosting the unveiling of Methuen’s monument to horses. Championed by equestrian fan Marilyn Long and former Fire Chief Ken Bourassa, this monument pays tribute to the role that the horse has played in our … Continue reading

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California Dreamin

A new G.O.P. effort is underway to change the method of selecting California’s electoral votes in the next presidential election. California is currently a winner take all state, with the winner of the state receiving all of California’s 55 electoral … Continue reading

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Primary Results in Methuen

Congratulations to all of the City Council candidates who competed in the primary today. I have attached a spreadsheet detailing the results precinct by precinct. In the West District Jeanne Pappalardo led the ticket, followed by Deborah Quinn and Robert … Continue reading

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Primary Day in Methuen

Tuesday is primary day in Methuen, with elections being held for West District City Councilor and Central District City Councilor. In the West District the field consists of incumbents Robert Andrew and Deborah Quinn, along with challengers Jeanne Pappalardo, Bryan … Continue reading

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Casinos in Massachusetts

Governor Deval Patrick seems poised to announce a three casino plan for Massachusetts sometime today. This plan contemplates the state selling three licenses centered in three separate regions, and then establishing a separate tax rate for those casinos (30 percent?) … Continue reading

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