Archive for May, 2011

Union…Should we be United? (2011-5-30)

Lot’s of discussion, every where one turns. Collective bargaining, union rights, etc. etc. What does it all mean? Are Unions good for the economy? Are they good for the Government? Requiring much thought and discussion, I present a few semi-random discussions that I feel you should read, think about and they may help you either […]

WED is Sunday June 5,2011 (2011-5-25)

What is WED? World Environment Day. A celebration put on by the United Nations, each year. From the website; “WED celebration began in 1972 and has grown to become the one of the main vehicles through which the UN stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and encourages political attention and action. Through WED, the UN […]

Solicitor–Mission Statement (2011-5-14)

I stumbled upon the old Mission statement for our current Solicitor. Got me thinking. Here is the older Mission statement from the Solicitor. Mission Statement The City Solicitor serves the public as a whole by assisting local officials and employees in the lawful performance of their duties for the effective and orderly administration of the […]

Verizon–be “future-proofed”? (2011-5-12)

Verizon is at it again. Trying to legislate it’s way to profit. What will future proofing do for YOU? There will be a Public hearing on May 18th on Senate Bill S 1687 at the State House in Boston. ——————————————————————————– Public Hearing on S 1687 Coming on May 18, 2011 Bill Proposes setting up a […]

Regional Health District (2011-5-12)

Methuen is looking at a Regional Health District. Discussion will occur, hopefully, at the next City council Meeting. See TR11-30. The text of the Grant and Contract is located on the City Council website. It will be or is already, named Upper Merrimack Valley Health District. It will, initially, include Haverhill, Lawrence and Methuen. Over […]