Monthly Archives: June 2009

Jib Jab Strikes Again

Jib Jab strikes again, unveiling this video at the Radio and Television Correspondents dinner yesterday. Great stuff.

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President Obama on Financial Reform

The President talks about financial reform and oversight in his weekly message. There can be no doubt that financial chicanery has put this nation in a deep bind, and renewed and vigorous oversight of the financial sector is something that … Continue reading

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June Artist of the Month

MAYOR MANZI NAMES PATRICIA BEAULIEU AS JUNE’S ARTIST OF THE MONTH Artist’s Work on Display in the Mayor’s Office Mayor William M. Manzi has named Patricia Beaulieu as June’s Artist of the Month. Patricia graduated from Lowell High School and … Continue reading

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Transportation Bill is Out of Conference

House and Senate conferees last night reported out a Transportation Bill, which should be voted on by both branches today. Some of the highlights include forcing MBTA employees into the State health care system (GIC) starting in FY2010, ending the … Continue reading

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New Fire Chief in Methuen

I have announced the selection of the new Fire Chief in Methuen, and it is Deputy Chief Steve Buote. The press release is below. MANZI TO NAME STEVEN R. BUOTE AS METHUEN’S NEXT FIRE CHEIF New Chief is a 29- … Continue reading

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Train Wreck Coming in Transportation?

As the Legislative Conference Committee on Transportation nears the end of its work Governor Patrick and top leadership have intensified the verbal warfare over the final package. The Governor in recent days has complained about being shut out of the … Continue reading

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California Teeters

With California moving closer to the financial abyss the Obama Administration is saying no to a federal bailout of the State. Yesterday’s Washington Post detailed the federal concern that a state meltdown would cause a severe problem to the national … Continue reading

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Methuen Firefighters Memorial

Today was the Methuen Firefighters Memorial, held at the Central Station. The weather was not cooperative, so the service was held indoors. The Firefighters put out a hearty breakfast for after the Memorial that is always delicious. I posted a … Continue reading

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President Obama Stays on Health Care

The President, for the second consecutive week, stayed on the subject of health care, talking about the importance of health care reform and how our economy is so dependent on real reform. We have a President that understands the vital … Continue reading

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Governor Patrick on Pension Reform

Governor Patrick talks about the recently passed pension reform bill, and the future of ethics and transportation reform.

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