Monthly Archives: March 2013

Big Fun Saturday- Boob Hangs Up

The call in to the Boob Leeblanc Radio Program this past week on WCAP by Tom Duggan of the Valley Patriot is an instant classic, well worthy of a podcast. I just can’t figure out why Boob hung up on … Continue reading

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Mayor Zanni on IT Privatization

Most of the controversy in Mayor Steve Zanni’s first year in office centered around his proposal to privatize the City of Methuen’s Information Technology Department. Not only was there disagreement on the substance of the proposal, but the Mayor and … Continue reading

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Mayor Zanni on Solicitor Process

Mayor Steve Zanni visited the Manzi in the Morning Program, and took questions on some of the issues of the day. I appreciate Mayor Zanni taking the time out of a busy schedule, and I will post the Mayor’s interview … Continue reading

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Marijuana Dispensaries in Methuen-Interview Jamie Atkinson

Methuen City Councilor Jamie Atkinson, looking to firm up Methuen’s zoning response to the new law allowing medicinal marijuana dispensaries, broached the possibility of a moratorium on the licensing of such facilities on his facebook page last week. The Councilor … Continue reading

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City Councilor Jennifer Kannan Podcast

Methuen City Councilor Jennifer Kannan, who announced her Mayoral candidacy at her St Patrick’s day fundraiser the week before, came on the Manzi in the Morning Radio Show to make that announcement to our listeners, and to talk about her … Continue reading

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Governor Patrick and Big Data

Much respected fiscal analyst Michael Widmer has issued a severe critique of the portion of Governor Patrick’s tax proposal that would expand the sales tax to include transactions in the computer software and data processing fields, calling the proposal a … Continue reading

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Governor Patrick in Haverhill

Video of Governor Deval Patrick talking about his budget and the need for new revenues to fund transportation and education, in Haverhill today at a Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce breakfast. The Governor spoke to an audience that included House … Continue reading

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