Tag Archives: Mayor Bill Manzi

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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Weekly Podcast From WCAP

A lively morning discussion with Ted Panos at WCAP, who had a great interview with Senator Scott Brown, who was coming to Methuen that morning. We talked about the Senate race, the campaign finance issues around Rep. Paul Adams, Lt … Continue reading

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Weekly Podcast- Staggering Municipal Retiree Health Care Costs

I had a great conversation with Teddy Panos this week on WCAP, 980 on the am dial, talking about the new report from the Massachusetts Taxpayers Foundation detailing the staggering unfunded retiree health care obligations of ten gateway cities, including … Continue reading

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Mayor or Manager?

Had an interesting conversation with Ted Panos and the morning crew over at WCAP 980 am this morning on the relative merits of a town manager vs a mayor. The WCAP discussion was spurred by a letter to the editor, … Continue reading

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Storm Thoughts

Methuen still has many households without power, although the number has come down significantly. I will post more later today. Most of my storm posting has been done on my Facebook page and through twitter. You can find me on … Continue reading

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Lili Mayer is October Artist of the Month

Mayor William M. Manzi has named Lili Mayer October’s Artist of the Month. Lili Mayer is an award winning artist with a diverse portfolio of floral, landscapes, still life, horses, pet and human portraiture. She works in oil, acrylic, pastel, … Continue reading

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April Story is August Artist of the Month

Mayor William M. Manzi has named April Story as August’s Artist of the Month. April, a mermaid and fantasy artist, grew up in Amesbury, MA. As a child, she had a vivid imagination. Growing up she believed unicorns ate the … Continue reading

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