Archive for October 7th, 2009

Joint Session (2009-10-7)

I have a question about how the local government spends our money. [Many questions-but I'll only discuss one at a time.] I understand that we, as citizens and voters, elect both a School Committee and a City Council. The City Council is controlled by Charter, code and state law. They have the responsibility to oversee […]

Veterans Preference (2009-10-7)

This issue keeps coming up in forums, debates and especially in news reports about the Police and Fire Department Hiring practices. The City of Methuen has adopted a Veteran preference. Looking at the City website there are numerous links that allow one to click through and see the resolution. here is the link from the Home […]