Monthly Archives: March 2009

Marian Walsh Withdraws

Senator Marian Walsh today withdrew from consideration for the job at HEFA that had caused Governor Deval Patrick so much political heartburn. From the State House News Service: Sen. Marian Walsh, standing next to Gov. Deval Patrick outside his office, … Continue reading

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Methuen High School Hoedown

Methuen High School had its “High School Hoedown” last week in the school cafe, and it really was a great time. It is an annual event put on by our outstanding Food Services Department and its Director, Wayne Vespa. It … Continue reading

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Reform MBTA Health Care and Save a Billion

Michael Widmer of the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation has just issued a report that proposes reforms to the existing MBTA health care system that could save one billion dollars over twenty years. In looking at the existing system it is not … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

The Obama Administration’s plans for G.M. and Chrysler seem to be taking shape publicly for the first time, with selected leaks out of the Administration laying out a map of where this debacle might end up. Today’s Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

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Obama Auto Announcement

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Auto Task Force Delivers a Harsh Verdict

The Obama Administration delivered a harsh verdict on the futures of G.M and Chrysler, calling for strong medicine before additional federal funding is provided. The Administration dismissed the current version of both companies plans for viability, saying that neither would … Continue reading

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Wagoner Forced Out at G.M.

With President Obama scheduled to talk tommorow about bailouts for both G.M. and Chrysler it was announced tonight that Rick Wagoner was stepping down as CEO of G.M., effective immediately. The news was leaked by White House sources, as was … Continue reading

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The Globe Delivers a One Two Punch to Governor Patrick

Today’s Boston Globe furthered the political misery surrounding the Patrick Administration, with two stories culled from internal emails putting the Administration in a very bad light. Contradicting a series of steadfast denials, internal e-mails show that Governor Deval Patrick’s top … Continue reading

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Donna Byrne in Methuen

The great Donna Byrne performing at last summers Great Court Concert Series with the Marshall Wood Quartet. She put on a great show!

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Obama Responds to Disaster in Dakotas

President Obama has been bringing federal disaster relief to North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota, and spends this week’s address talking about that situation. A nice job done professionally. Who says that being President is all about ideology?

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