Newsletter subscribe
Guest Opinions
Frank Benjamin’s book “Mr. B’s Sports Memories” is for sale. At the recent Roast in his honor, Mr. B requested that the evening’s profit be dedicated to the Canal Street Boxing Gym, a place he greatly admires for the work they do with Lawrence youth. This is a great keepsake for anyone growing up in the Merrimack Valley.

Mr. B’s Sports Memories: Willie Pep, Tommy Collins and Mr B

Posted: October 16, 2017 at 11:00 pm   /   Guest Opinions

This is a great story about boxing and boxers. lt took place about 20 years ago and although I’m not very good on dates, this event still is emblazed in my mind. lt starts with my relationship with Al Valenti the famed boxing promoter who use to sit in on my Let’s Talk Sports show […]

No Comments read more
Lawrence MA Aerial View - Courtesy: WikiMedia

Letter to the Editor: Remembering Marie Gosselin

Posted: October 3, 2017 at 10:26 am   /   Editorial, Guest Opinions

To the Editor: The City of Lawrence lost a great friend and advocate. Marilda “Marie” Gosselin, a lifelong Lawrencian, deeply loved the city and constantly worked to improve its quality of life. Marie served the City of Lawrence as the District F (South Lawrence East) Councilor for ten years. She transformed District F into District […]

No Comments read more
Frank Benjamin’s book “Mr. B’s Sports Memories” is for sale. At the recent Roast in his honor, Mr. B requested that the evening’s profit be dedicated to the Canal Street Boxing Gym, a place he greatly admires for the work they do with Lawrence youth. This is a great keepsake for anyone growing up in the Merrimack Valley.

Mr. B’s Sports Stories

Posted: October 3, 2017 at 10:21 am   /   Guest Opinions, Lawrence News

More Junior League Rosters for Around the 50’s Tower Hill Horace Coco also pitches for LHS, r Jimmy “horseshoe” McCarthy a LHS multi-sporter. Ralph Bellarado, a CCHS outfielder. Alex Sczarpa, an outfielder and great hitter for LHS his dad was a great blue and white star at the Lawrence school while attending. Fred Garon, Dick […]

No Comments read more
Lawrence MA Aerial View - Courtesy: WikiMedia

Elecciones en la Ciudad de Lawrence del Año 2017

Posted: September 10, 2017 at 9:55 am   /   Guest Opinions, Letter to the Editor

Por Félix Batista Como todos sabemos este año celebraremos elecciones para escoger las autoridades locales como son el alcalde y el cuerpo de concejales. Como siempre a los mismos les esperan grandes retos y desafíos porque cada año se agravan los problemas de la comunidad.

No Comments read more

The Dominican Parade returned

Posted: September 2, 2017 at 7:30 am   /   Guest Opinions

Opinion piece Photos of the event By Alberto Surís On Sunday, the 27th of August, the long awaited Dominican Parade was again celebrated in Lawrence. Although we do not have the photos on the internet of the first parade held in 2001, we do have the edition 128 of Rumbo on September 1st, 2001 which […]

No Comments read more

Volvió el Desfile Dominicano

Posted: September 2, 2017 at 7:29 am   /   Guest Opinions

Artículo de opinión Fotos del evento Por Alberto Surís El domingo, 27 del pasado mes de agosto, volvió a celebrarse en Lawrence el tan esperado Desfile Dominicano. Aunque no tenemos las fotos en la internet del primer desfile celebrado en el 2001, sí tenemos la edición 128 de Rumbo de Septiembre 1ro, 2001 que titulamos […]

No Comments read more

The Future Is Built Today

Posted: August 9, 2017 at 10:31 am   /   Guest Opinions

By Agustín Pérez Cerrada “Today we must sow the soil / to bear fruit tomorrow,” are the first two verses of the inviting song of John Ray, with this same title.

No Comments read more

EL FUTURO SE HACE HOY

Posted: August 9, 2017 at 10:29 am   /   Guest Opinions

Por Agustín Pérez Cerrada “Hoy hay que sembrar la tierra / para tener fruto el día de mañana”, son los dos primeros versos de la invitadora canción de John Ray, con este mismo título.

No Comments read more
Lawrence MA Aerial View - Courtesy: WikiMedia

Mayor not acting in good faith with police

Posted: July 17, 2017 at 7:42 pm   /   Guest Opinions, Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, Of the many troubles, missteps, and scandals Mayor Rivera is responsible for, his failure to negotiate union contracts in good faith, especially for police officers, has the potential for negative consequences for the community.

No Comments read more
Lawrence MA Aerial View - Courtesy: WikiMedia

Alcalde no actúa de buena fe con policías

Posted: July 17, 2017 at 7:41 pm   /   Guest Opinions, Letter to the Editor

Estimado editor, De los muchos problemas, pasos en falso y escándalos de los cuales el Alcalde Rivera es responsable, su falta de negociación de contratos sindicales de buena fe, especialmente para oficiales de policía, tiene el potencial de consecuencias negativas para la comunidad.

No Comments read more