Monthly Archives: August 2009

Does Joe Run?

Today’s Globe focuses on the political question of the day; will Joe Kennedy run for for the Senate? The answer to that question will shape the field of potential replacements for Ted Kennedy. Who are the potentials? 1) U.S. Rep. … Continue reading

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The Eulogy of Edward Kennedy Jr.

The eulogy given by Edward Kennedy Jr. was a wonderful tribute to his father. His story about conquering the challenge of the snowy hill for a boy that had lost his leg was truly heart wrenching, but showed all at … Continue reading

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President Obama on Katrina Recovery

The President talks about the continuing recovery effort in the Gulf Coast area impacted by Hurricane Katrina.

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Governor Patrick on Loss of Senator Kennedy

Governor Deval Patrick talks about the loss of Senator Edward Kennedy. The request made by the Senator to allow the seat to be filled pending the special election appears to be gaining some ground, with the Governor speaking in favor. … Continue reading

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City of Methuen Mosquito Spraying

City of Methuen Mosquito Spraying The City of Methuen through the Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control and Wetlands Management District will be performing a city wide, mosquito spraying on Wednesday, August 26 beginning after 8:00 pm and ending before 5:00 am … Continue reading

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Edward M. Kennedy 1932-2009

Senator Edward Kennedy has died after a long battle with brain cancer, ending one of the most successful Senate careers in the history of our country. Senator Kennedy is the last of the brothers that had such a huge impact … Continue reading

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August Artist of the Month

MAYOR MANZI NAMES JESSICA DONOVAN AS AUGUST’S ARTIST OF THE MONTH Methuen College Student’s Work on Display in the Mayor’s Office Mayor William M. Manzi has named Jessica Donovan as August’s Artist of the Month. Jessica is a Methuen High … Continue reading

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President to Re-Appoint Bernanke

President Obama is expected to re-appoint Ben Bernanke as the Chairman of the Federal Reserve this morning, ending speculation on a job critical to the U.S. economic recovery. Bernanke is a Republican first appointed by President George W. Bush. The … Continue reading

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Rte 93 Rotary Temporary Ramp Shelved

The Rte. 93 Rotary Project is a critical project for this region. As many who have attended countless meetings know the Commonwealth of Massachusetts was ready to move forward with its Short Term Improvement Plan, which would be the interim … Continue reading

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Methuen Receives CDBG Funding

I am pleased to announce that Methuen was funded two times in this round of CDBG funding, with the City receiving $650,000 that included $307,858 for housing rehab (12 units), $72,672 for code enforcement, $40,000 for Methuen’s Arlington Neighborhood, $40,000 … Continue reading

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