Wednesday, November 20, 2019


News

Vogler, Campagnone Named Co-Marshalls of Nov. 23 Santa Parade

Methuen Mayor James Jajuga announced Monday that long-time elected city officials Joyce Campagnone and Robert Vogler will be the co-grand marshalls of the 2019...

City Homeowners To See Average Increase of $188 On 2020 Property Taxes

City finance officials presented the property tax rates for 2020 at Monday's City Council meeting, and once again, the news is a bummer for...

Methuen City Council Meeting, Nov. 18, 2019

Here is the full video from the Nov. 18, 2019 Methuen City Council meeting. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vKEJxuq6QAs   Here is the agenda from the meeting: Acceptance of the Agenda ...

Write-In Candidate Santos Joins Five Balloted Candidates As School Committee Winners

The official City Clerk totals are in after a day of counting and verifying write-in totals to determine the sixth and final member of...

Perry Wins Mayor in Landslide, Newcomers Win Big in City Council Races

The people of Methuen have spoken, and the message was emphatic on many fronts on Election Day. Political newcomer Neil Perry won the Mayoral race...

Candidates Make Last Push For Votes As Election Day Nears

The candidates for Mayor and City Council have canvassed the city for much of the past two months, but are stepping up their last-minute...

Methuen Gets Friday Night Lights Back As State Lifts EEE Restrictions

We saw it on our windshields the last couple days. A hard frost. The thing the state kept telling us would make our threat...

ELECTION 2019: Get To Know the Methuen School Committee Candidates

At first, it seemed that for the second straight election, there would not even be enough candidates to fill the six Methuen School Committee...

Sports

Rangers Name Sports Award Winners At Fall Sports Banquet

Methuen High School named their fall sports award winners at the end-of-season banquet Tuesday night at MHS' Nicholson Auditorium. Congratulations to all the award winners: VARSITY...

Ranger Nation Spotlight: Field Hockey MVP Claudia Crowe

She comes from a hugely athletic family that has already carved their legacy in the MHS record books. So while her success is no...

MHS Athletes Collecting All-MVC Honors After Stellar Fall Campaigns

Here is an updated list of all the post-season awards being earned by Methuen High School athletes after excellent fall seasons. CROSS COUNTRY Congratulations to Girls...

Methuen-Tewksbury Swim and Dive Team Crowned MVC Champions

The Methuen-Tewksbury Red Rangers swim and dive team had already stormed back from a 1-3 start to win their final six meets and take...

MHS’ Swales, Crowe Earn Coach and Player of the Year in MVC Field Hockey

A huge congratulations to Methuen High School field hockey coach Kristen Swales, who was named MVC2 Coach of the Year by the Merrimack Valley...

Ranger Nation Radio, Nov. 1, 2019: The Fall Playoffs Are Here!

Here is the Nov. 1 edition of "Ranger Nation Radio" presented by AFC Urgent Care. On this show, host Tim Wood is flying solo...

Ranger Nation Spotlight Interview: MHS Cross Country Star Freddy Coleman

He knew from an early age that running was his thing. But it wasn't until he got to middle school at the Marsh that...

Methuen-Tewksbury Takes MVC Title With End-of-Year Winning Streak

After a 1-3 start to the fall season, it was looking highly improbable that the Methuen-Tewksbury Red Rangers swim and dive team would repeat...

Voices

Scene It: My Favorite All-Time Military-Themed Movies

On the day where we officially honor our service heroes (I hope you all honor these amazing people every day), here are my favorite...

Scary Big Screen Hits and Misses: What’s the Movie That Makes You Sleep With...

As you prepare to immerse yourself in the spirit of Halloween this week, here is a look at the Halloween classics that are must-sees...

Looped In Live, Oct. 18, 2019: Elections Update, Halloween and EEE, More Mayoral Mess...

On the Oct. 18 edition of "Looped In Live," host Tim Wood gives his views on the state of the November elections, the City's...

Country Kitchen: Downtown Diner Institution with Sneaky Great Haddock

Country Kitchen 18 Hampshire Street, Methuen 978-687-9632 Facebook: fb.me/thecountrykitchen Hours: 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 5 a.m. to noon...

‘Joker’: A Brilliant Comic Origin Story That’s All About One Messed Up Character

Joaquin Phoenix is going to win the best actor Oscar for "Joker." I'm not the first to say it and I won't be the...

WATCH: Steve Saba Discusses Perry Concerns, Kannan Support in Mayoral Race

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QbUCBqO7nk On the Oct. 10, 2019 edition of "Looped In Live," Steve Saba, Methuen City Councilor discusses the Mayoral race, why he has concerns with...

Over Medium: In a Castle, Atop A Steep Path, A Finish Line In a...

This was originally published in Loop Weekly online on June 7, 2017. I have been to approximately 243 graduation ceremonies in my 26 years as...

Loop Weekly to Resume Publication Online As MethuenToday.com

Loop Weekly publisher Tim Wood announced officially Monday that the former newspaper published in print and online at LoopWeekly.com will resume publishing in October,...

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