Election 2010

Tim Cahill gets mistrial

Last week I wrote about Tim Cahill’s decision to testify in his own defense in his on-going political corruption trial in Suffolk Superior Court. After days of deliberations, the jury found Cahill’s co-defendant Not Guilty and failed to reach a verdict on Cahill. As a result, the judge declared a…

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Do Women Suffer More in the “Mancovery”?

 Lowell Women’s Week – February 27-March 8, 2011 The theme: “Women’s Strength: Achievement, Power and Vision” As the annual celebration – Lowell Women’s Week nears,  it’s hard not to reflect on the place of women. Lowell has historically been an important place for women – their rights, working conditions, their…

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New State Rep Adams-R: Union Contracts Low-hanging Fruit

The meeting last week with the Tewksbury Board of Selectmen, the Town Manager and the state delegation is covered by Bill Gilman in the current edition of  the Tewksbury Patch.   State Senator Barry Finegold D-Andover and state Reps. Jim Miceli D-Wilmington and Paul Adams R-Andover each spoke before the board and answered questions. The exchange bewteen the…

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