The North Shore and Merrimack Valley superintendents of schools have collaborated to make a timely and unified decision about school closure that they feel is in the best interests of their faculty, staff, students, and families. This decision was made after significant conversations among school leaders, local public health officials, and state officials. State officials have today urged that municipalities should make decisions based on their local circumstances, and given the rapidly changing COVID-19 crisis, which the World Health Organization has this week labeled a global pandemic.
Methuen Police Charge Juvenile with Breaking and Entering, Assault and Battery after he allegedly Breaks into Home
METHUEN — Chief Joseph Solomon and Mayor James Jajuga report that the Methuen Police Department arrested a teenager and charged him after he allegedly pushed his way into a residence and tried to coerce a resident into fighting him.
ANDOVER — Officials in the Town of Andover are actively monitoring a reported major gas leak in Lawrence. At this time there is no danger to Andover.
LAWRENCE — Administrators and educators from throughout the Commonwealth gathered at Greater Lawrence Tech Monday to learn more about a new programming initiative that’s allowing more students to access vocational education opportunities, and prepare for high-paying, in-demand careers after graduation.
LAWRENCE — A group of elementary school girls took on the role of engineers during an event held at GLTS in conjunction with Columbia Gas.
ANDOVER — The leaders of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover announced today an $80 million settlement agreement reached with Columbia Gas of Massachusetts and its parent company, NiSource Inc. for reimbursement of expenses and major roadway repairs in the aftermath of the Merrimack Valley Gas Emergency.
*MEDIA ADVISORY* Andover, North Andover and Lawrence Officials to Hold Press Conference with Columbia Gas
Leaders in the communities affected by the Merrimack Valley Gas Emergency will gather to address the media regarding a settlement with Columbia Gas
NORTH READING — Chief Michael P. Murphy reports that the suspect from an armed robbery last week is in custody.
LAWRENCE — Police Departments from around the state came together last month to speak on the benefits of Delphi Technology Solutions’ Digital Headquarters (DHQ) software.
UPDATE #42 (11 a.m.) Town of Andover, Baker-Polito Administration and MEMA Remind Impacted Customers of Available Housing Options and Provide Home Safety Tips
ANDOVER — As temperatures turn colder, Andover Town Manager Andrew P. Flanagan, the Baker-Polito Administration, the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) and other officials are encouraging impacted residents who are without heat in their homes to seek available alternative housing option