Monthly Archives: November 2009

The Duke Weighs In

Former Governor Michael Dukakis threw his support this weekend behind Congressman Michael Capuano in the Democratic primary for the United States Senate. Michael Dukakis still has a strong following in the Democratic Party, and I believe the Dukakis endorsement will … Continue reading

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Governor's Race Rasmussen Poll

A new Rasmussen survey shows a very tight Governor’s race, with Governor Deval Patrick holding a narrowing lead over Republican Charlie Baker and Independent Tim Cahill. In that three way race Patrick comes in at 33%, with Baker at 28%, … Continue reading

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Santa Parade Highlights in Methuen

We had the Santa Parade in Methuen Saturday, and we were blessed with great weather and huge crowds. My thanks to Jill Stackelin, Dennis Marcello, and all of the volunteers who made the Parade such a huge success. The Grand … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Jules Gordon

Yes I realize he has been kicking the tar out of me but today we recognize and congratulate Jules Gordon on the occasion of his birthday. May he have many more!!!! Now lets keep kicking the stuffing out of those … Continue reading

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Grand Opening Butlers and Bars

Congratulations to Deborah Ingalls, the owner of Butlers and Bars, who opened a new location at 19 Hampshire Street in Downtown Methuen. Deb had a great kickoff at the new location Saturday evening, and I wish her all the best.

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Reid Hits Sixty

The first major test on the health care bill for Majority Leader Harry Reid occurred Saturday, and he managed to hold his caucus intact, pushing the bill forward with sixty votes. Despite Reid’s victory the bill faces major hurdles in … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Dying

With all of the talk about bending the cost curve in health care Sixty Minutes aired a provocative segment tonight that is sure to ignite major and heated discussion. What did you think? What do we do to truly bend … Continue reading

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President Obama on His Foreign Travel

The President talks about his foreign trip, and the hope of opening new markets to American made goods and in so doing creating new American jobs. He talks of his efforts to stop nuclear proliferation, as well as commenting on … Continue reading

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Another Speaker In a Huff

Governor Deval Patrick yesterday called the State Legislature to task for going out of formal session, going to the state house press room personally to urge the Speaker to call the Legislature back into session. The Governor is upset with … Continue reading

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Grand Opening Furniture Fixer New England

The Furniture Fixer New England store had its grand opening yesterday. The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce joined owner Jonathan Anderson and his family as he opened his Furniture Repair shop in Railroad Square at 5 Pelham Street. Best of … Continue reading

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