Monthly Archives: December 2009

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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The President Surges in Afghanistan

President Obama spoke tonight to an audience at West Point, detailing plans to add thirty thousand troops in Afghanistan but calling for a finite time frame for the mission of building Afghanistan’s military and governmental infrastructure. He spoke of the … Continue reading

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Jobs Jobs Jobs

Today’s Globe has an editorial promoting the idea of tax incentives for private industry that would promote job creation. And yesterdays New York Times featured a piece by Paul Krugman calling for further federal spending to promote job creation. With … Continue reading

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