Category Archives: Methuen Mayor’s Race

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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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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We Have a Methuen Mayor's Race

Last night Methuen City Councilor Jennifer Kannan opened the 2013 campaign season by declaring her intent to run for Mayor of Methuen. Councilor Kannan is hoping to unseat incumbent Mayor Steve Zanni, who has already announced his intent to run … Continue reading

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IT Privatization in Methuen

I have really not paid much attention on this blog to local matters since I came back, but the Methuen City Council tonight takes up the concept of privatizing the City Information Technology Department. (Disclosure: While Mayor I drew the … Continue reading

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Methuen Recount Tuesday

Methuen’s mayoral recount will be held next Tuesday, with candidate Al Dinuccio submitting sufficient signatures to have a hand recount done in all 12 precincts. The Tribune ran a story today, with Mr. Dinuccio’s lawyer Robert Leeblanc making allegation of … Continue reading

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Methuen Recount

Mayoral candidate Al Dinuccio filed for a recount yesterday by submitting the required signatures to the Clerk’s office. The prospect for success is minimal, as the voting machines have a strong track record, but I think it best to do … Continue reading

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Methuen Election Results, Or How the West Was Won

Methuen voted yesterday, producing a turnout of under 32%. In the closest Mayor’s race in Methuen history Steve Zanni defeated Al Dinuccio by 28 votes, 4439 to 4411. Zanni reversed the result from the primary, where he had finished second … Continue reading

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