Tag Archives: Methuen

Mayor Kim Driscoll in Methuen

Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll visited Methuen Saturday, campaigning for the office of Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts. Mayor Driscoll is uniquely qualified for this office, having a distinguished career of public service. She is acknowledged as a top flight manager. Her … Continue reading

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Video History of Methuen

The very old video history of Methuen put together for the celebration of Methuen’s 250th Anniversary. The listed chairs of the effort were James Smith and John Rimas, with assistance from Town Historian Ernest Mack. John Rimas recently passed away, … Continue reading

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Methuen Inaugurals Now and Then

I have been happy to do some posts about Methuen Inaugurals, with posts pairing some highlights from a new Mayor’s ceremony with a history of inaugural ceremonies in Methuen since the charter change creating the Mayor form in Methuen. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Methuen Dedicates the Quinn Public Safety Building

I had prior done a post on the rededication of the Searles Building as the seat of Methuen’s City Government. Of course the City was moving those operations from its prior municipal building, now known as the Quinn Public Safety … Continue reading

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Rep. Campbell on Transportation Finance

Rep. Linda Dean Campbell of the 15th Essex District, (Methuen and Haverhill) has posted her position on the upcoming transportation finance bill scheduled for a vote this coming Monday in the House on her Facebook Page. Her statement, expressing support … Continue reading

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Boob's Reckless Comments

So Bob Leblanc has gone on MCTV and managed to insult an entire section of the City, and also shown a reckless disregard for the truth. But what else is new? Boob professes, in the attached video clip, to be … 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 Fireworks Tonight

Methuen’s Fireworks display is tonight, with the band Beatlejuice beginning to play around 6:30 or so, and the fireworks display happening at 9:30 p.m. Hope to see you there. Happy Fourth of July Weekend!

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Paul Downing Wins February SOAR Award

Congratulations to Paul Downing, one of the SOAR Award winners in February. The narrative submitted for his nomination is below. “It is my great pleasure to nominate Paul Downing for the Methuen High School 2011 SOAR award in the Performing … Continue reading

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Methuen Primary Results

A quick look at primary night in Methuen. Turnout was 12.75%. Lets look at some of the key races: Democratic Auditor: Glodis 46.27% Bump 34.78% Lake 18.53% Democratic Treasurer: Grossman 54.76% Murphy 44.81% Democratic Governors Council Manning 71.60% Panos 28.08% … Continue reading

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