Monthly Archives: December 2009

President Obama on Sixty Minutes

The President, back on Sixty Minutes, talked Afghanistan, financial reform, and yes, even had to address the issue of the party crashers at the recent state dinner. The President backed the recent point made by Defense Secretary Robert Gates that … Continue reading

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President Obama on Financial Reform

President Obama used his weekly address to praise the financial regulation package passed by the House. The President talked about the package, and about the opposition to it in some banking circles, both in his weekly message and on 60 … Continue reading

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Coakley v Brown

Attorney General Martha Coakley scored a quite impressive victory in the Democratic primary yesterday, racking up 47% of the vote in a four person race. Second place finisher Michael Capuano had 28%, with Alan Khazei third, and Steve Pagliuca fourth. … Continue reading

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Mayor Manzi Names Carolyn McDougall as December’s Artist of the Month

MAYOR MANZI NAMES CAROLYN V. McDOUGALL AS DECEMBER’S ARTIST OF THE MONTH Methuen Artist’s Work on Display in the Mayor’s Office Mayor William M. Manzi has named Carolyn V. McDougall as December’s Artist of the Month. Until Hurricane Katrina hit, … Continue reading

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Tree Lighting in Methuen

Santa came to Methuen to light the City Christmas Tree last night. My thanks to the Max Family for their generous donation of a tree, and my thanks to Jill Stackelin for all of her hard work.

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Gavin Newsom Withdraws

In a post made some time ago I had pointed to the California Governors race as one that was going to be very interesting. It will still be interesting, but maybe a little less so now that San Francisco Mayor … Continue reading

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The President on Jobs

The President spends his weekly address talking jobs, after the White House jobs summit and a new unemployment report showed a slight dip in the unemployment rate. The relatively good news on unemployment was a welcome relief from the string … Continue reading

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