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Methuen City Government Moves to the Searles

On October 5, 1993 the Town Manager, and former Chief of Police, Donald DeSantis, invited the Town Council to the rededication of the Searles Building as the Seat of Government in Methuen, which occurred on October 17. In looking over … Continue reading

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Mayor Dennis DiZoglio Authors New Book “The Value of Political Capital”

Former Methuen Mayor Dennis DiZoglio has authored a new book “The Value of Political Capital” which is now for sale at Amazon and bookstores everywhere. Mayor DiZoglio had a book signing event at the Nevins Library, where I got my … Continue reading

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Mayor James Jajuga State of the City Address

On Tuesday April 24, 2018 Mayor James P. Jajuga gave his first State of the City Address as Mayor, at Mann’s Orchard. The video of his remarks is below. The Eagle Tribune coverage of Mayor Jajuga’s speech.

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Methuen Local Aid Allocations

Both the Massachusetts House and Senate have passed budgets, with the process of reconciling those documents in the hands of a conference committee. There are some slight differences in the documents, with the below listing the different allocations for local … Continue reading

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Methuen City Council Chair Sean Fountain

I was happy to be able to pinch hit for Tom Duggan today on the “Paying Attention Radio Program” while Tom was emceeing the Greater Boston Tea Party event on the Boston Common today. And once it was known that … Continue reading

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City of Methuen Annual Tree Lighting

City of Methuen Annual Tree Lighting, Sunday December 9 at the Nevin’s Memorial Library. Event starts at 4:00 pm upstairs in the library with talented singers of the CGS and Marsh school chorus. Santa arrives at 4:30 pm and will … Continue reading

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Solving Parliamentary Snarls in Methuen

As a former Mayor it is usually a wise thing to be seen and not heard on local issues. Sometimes not being seen or heard is preferable. I have decided to take a middle ground, and offer some commentary on … 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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Elizabeth Warren Visits Methuen

Elizabeth Warren visited Methuen yesterday, stopping at Mann’s and greeting a big group of supporters, and accepting the endorsements of Mayor Steve Zanni and Rep. Linda Campbell. It was great to see Elizabeth in Methuen, talking about helping the middle … Continue reading

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Methuen Primary Results Local Races

Methuen Democratic Town Committee William Manzi III 477 Stephen Zanni 440 Matthew Kraunelis 415 Joseph Bella 412 James Atkinson 397 Linda Harvey 394 Lisa Yarid Ferry 386 Thomas Firth III 381 Eleni Varitimos 377 Barbara Degaspe 376 William Toomey 375 … Continue reading

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