Monthly Archives: April 2011

The President Strikes Back

President Obama, having ceded the initial ground on deficit reduction to Republican Paul Ryan, answered the Ryan plan in a speech this week. The President, in broad brush strokes, offered that we need to attack the deficit in a more … Continue reading

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Methuen Veterans Night Tonight

Tonight is Methuen’s Veterans Night at the Methuen Senior Center. We take this opportunity to answer questions and bring resources to our veterans community. We are honored to have Coleman Nee, the Secretary of Veterans Services, as one of our … Continue reading

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Mitt Explores a Run

Mitt Romney released a video announcing an exploratory committee yesterday, taking the plunge he has been preparing for since his loss to John McCain. Romney has had some real attention paid to him by prominent Democrats, including the White House, … Continue reading

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Joyce Godsey Named April Artist of the Month

Photographer’s Work on Display in the Mayor’s Office Mayor William M. Manzi has named Joyce Godsey as April’s Artist of the Month. Joyce has lived and worked in Methuen for 35 years. A professional antiquarian bookseller for thirty years, she … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan Headlines the Main Event

The budget battles now move into high gear, with political punch and counter-punch being launched. President Obama, through his spokesman David Plouffe, who appeared on all four major Sunday talk shows, is now prepared to join the deficit reduction debate … Continue reading

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Sofia Giordano Wins March SOAR Award

Congratulations to Sofia Giordano, the March winner of the SOAR Award. Reason for Recognition Sofia Giordano is most deserving of the SOAR award as both her character and academic performance are exemplary. Since freshman year, Sofia has soared through to … Continue reading

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The Deal Is Made

Speaker Boehner and Leader Reid announced a deal at 11:00 p.m.. last evening, averting a government shutdown. The deal, according to the Post, will cut over $37 billion from this years budget, will not give the Republicans the defunding of … Continue reading

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