Archive for November 13th, 2009

Making Cents? (2009-11-13)

Start with a unilateral program announced as if it were created by the City Council. (see: Make an announcement that the process will be overseen by the Council Chairperson. Whatever happened to this “program”? Exactly what most people assumed. Suggestion programs are notoriously difficult to set up and run successfully. Here is another example. […]

Police reserves (2009-11-13)

Reading the local paper is not good for your heart. Today, front page, is an article entitled,”Still no new reserve police selections in Methuen “. Quoting from the article, Bowman noted that Lavigne testified at a previous hearing that police had a “business need” to pick 12 reserves, but almost three months after Bowman’s order […]