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Methuen Hall of Fame taking nominations  Eagle-Tribune

The Methuen High School Alumni Association is accepting applications for the Class of 2019 Distinguished Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame.

Methuen approves $100 student parking fee  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Students who drive to Methuen High School will have to pay to park beginning next academic year.

Methuen police arrest boy who made shooting threat against high school  Eagle-Tribune

The 16-year-old boy, a 10th-grade student, was charged with threats concerning dangerous items and disturbance in a school, police Chief Joseph Solomon ...

Methuen's Santa Parade is Saturday  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Kick off the holiday season with the city's annual Santa Parade on Saturday.

Methuen grads encouraged to be 'present'  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Mildred Maria Reyes stood in line offstage, applauding each student called before her, inching ever-so-slowly toward the stairs. When it was ...

Layoffs begin amid Methuen school budget battle  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Pink slips were handed out to dozens of Methuen public school teachers and staff Wednesday as administrators grappled with the reality of a ...

Sports in a Minute: Bob Sweeney signing in Methuen  Eagle-Tribune

Sweeney in Methuen. Former Boston Bruin and current president of the Boston Bruins Foundation, Bob Sweeney, will be signing autographs in Methuen on ...

Methuen councilors push back budget vote  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — On the night city councilors were scheduled to vote on a contentious $168 million budget, many of them said almost nothing at all.

'He gave me a head start on life'  Eagle-Tribune

As a young adult entering college, I had a lot to learn. Arriving at Merrimack I realized my basketball abilities needed to be refined, but I had much more to.

School Committee accepts Scannell's resignation as superintendent  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — The School Committee accepted Judith Scannell's resignation as superintendent of schools Thursday night, following reports this week that she ...

MVC Wrestling Previews: Methuen returns 7 starters from 22-1 team  Eagle-Tribune

MVC race wide open. OUTLOOK: The Merrimack Valley Conference has always featured wide open battles for supremacy, but this year may be the most ...

Three sets of triplets graduate from Methuen school  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — No one is going to dispute that the likelihood of giving birth to triplets is extremely rare.

Methuen High student arrested after school shooting threats  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — A Methuen High School student was arrested Tuesday after school administrators were informed about threats of a school shooting at two high ...

Methuen High announces newest class of Hall of Famers  Eagle-Tribune

Methuen High has announced it's newest class of Hall of Fame inductees. The ceremony will be May 18 at DiBurro's in Haverhill beginning at 5:30 p.m..

Methuen High football team raises over $1000 for school-run charity  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — As their season came to a close this month, the Methuen High School football team gave back to the school and their community through their ...

Parents, students seek more school money as Jajuga announces $4M deficit  Eagle-Tribune

As dozens of community members gathered at City Hall Monday night to push for more money for the schools in the upcoming fiscal year, Mayor James Jajuga ...

STEPPING OUT: Merrimack Valley Credit Union Biggest Heart Awards  Eagle-Tribune

Courtesy photoThe Merrimack Valley Credit Union's Biggest Heart Awards celebrated community members for using their big hearts to promote kindness and ...

Methuen man charged in crash death of Haverhill girl  Eagle-Tribune

HAVERHILL – A Methuen man was charged Wednesday with motor vehicle homicide in the death of Jordan Rankin, the 17-year-old Haverhill girl killed in a ...

Football Friday: Offensive lineman Searth an 'irreplaceable' part of Methuen's success  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — For Methuen football, everything starts with Aaron Searth.

Methuen car crash victim remembered as 'bubbly, sweet and fun'  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Jim Spartz still expects his daughter Alexis to walk through the door any minute, but he's coming to terms with the knowledge that won't be the ...

Methuen and Tewksbury capture first MVC D2 swim title since joining together  Woburn Daily Times

METHUEN – The Methuen High School Swim program had a successful past, winning multiple league championships. Since 2015 when Methuen merged with ...

Lasting friendships from Methuen High | Merrimack Valley  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Their friendship began with a pink dress in the fall of 1964.

In budget vote, Methuen councilors have conflicts of interest  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — As city councilors inch ever-closer to voting on the fiscal year 2019 budget, certain councilors' familial ties to city employees will complicate the ...

State grant will bring innovation lab to Methuen High  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — This fall, students will have a whole slew of new technology at their fingertips.

5K planned in memory of Methuen teen  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Christina St. Onge credits the support she received from the Methuen community for her family's resilience over the last nine months. In the face of ...

Methuen JROTC celebrates military ball  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — The Methuen High School JROTC Ranger Battalion held its 22nd annual Military Ball in March.

SALUTE TO SENIORS: METHUEN HIGH SCHOOL | Salute To Seniors |  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN HIGH SCHOOL. CLASS OF 2016. AT A Glance. Number of seniors: 462. Graduation: Friday, June 3, 6 p.m., at Nicholson Stadium in Methuen.

Hillie cheerleaders qualify for nationals  Eagle-Tribune

Haverhill High's cheerleading squad recently competed in the regionals, where it took the Division 1 North title with an outstanding performance Nov.

More local news highlights from 2018  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN. Family reunited after DCF struggle amidst opioid crisis. As the city struggled with political and fiscal woes, Joanne Dillon struggled to get her ...

Methuen's annual tree lighting illuminates new location  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — A change in location of Methuen's annual tree lighting added a wide variety of new activities and entertainment to the holiday event.

Eagle Scout brings outdoor patio to Methuen High  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Ben Walko can't even vote yet, but the 17-year-old student is the mastermind behind the newest addition to Methuen High School: an outdoor ...

Cheers for cheerleaders | Local News  The Harvell gazette

The Hillie varsity cheerleaders are growing in leaps and bounds.

Curran named Methuen High School AD  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN -- Together on the bench, Matt Curran and Rich Barden worked hand in hand, leading the Methuen High boys basketball program for years.

UPDATE: Student, 15, arrested for Methuen High bomb threat note  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — A 15-year-old Methuen High School student has been arrested after writing a bomb threat note Thursday morning, just one day after high school ...

Methuen's Class of 2017 is ready for world's challenges  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — John El Helou walked off the stage at the center of Nicholson Stadium on Friday evening with a diploma in his hand and a smile on his face.

All in the family: Officials tiptoe around conflicts  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — With no resolution in sight to police salary issues plaguing the city, Mayor James Jajuga this week put forward a placeholder budget to keep the ...

Methuen High Drama Club staging 'Shrek The Musical'  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — The Methuen High School Drama Club will present “Shrek The Musical” this weekend.

Szostak family dedicates new scoreboard in standout athlete's name  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — A group of about 50 people gathered on Nicholson Stadium's lower field Monday afternoon to dedicate a new scoreboard recently installed in ...

DC Bound: 36 Methuen High students to attend inauguration  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — It was shortly after noon on a seemingly run-of-the-mill Wednesday at Methuen High, and senior Sarah Dockham could barely keep a grin off her ...

Methuen High Graduation Moved Back to Nicholson Stadium  The Valley Patriot

By: DJ Deeb – March. 2016. Methuen High (1) The Methuen High School Graduation will not be held at the Tsongas Arena after all. After much lobbying by ...

Gloucester incumbent faces Methuen challenger in Governor's Council primary  Gloucester Daily Times

A Methuen man is seeking to unseat Gloucester's Eileen Duff to be the 5th District's governor's councilor.

Methuen man takes on incumbent for Governor's Council  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — A Methuen man who ran for state representative unsuccessfully in 2016 is throwing his hat in the ring again, this time seeking to be the 5th ...

Methuen schools celebrate educators  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — School's out for summer now, but not without first honoring some of the educators who guided students through their academic year.

Methuen Hall of Fame: Hyde honored for legendary career  Eagle-Tribune

One of the greatest coaches in area history is finally getting the call to the hall.

Student stabbed in Methuen High School parking lot  WCVB Boston

A Methuen High School student was stabbed Tuesday in the parking lot of the school, and police are searching for the suspect.

Methuen's new track dedicated to Nicholson  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — When Richard Barden graduated from Methuen High School in 1996, Arthur Nicholson III was serving as principal.

Methuen's state champs  Eagle-Tribune

Courtesy photoThe Methuen High School Varsity Cheer team was named the 2018 Coed Large State Champions at the competition the weekend before last.

Saluting the Commonwealth Motors Unsung Heroes  Eagle-Tribune

Saluting the overachievers, the quiet leaders and the often overlooked athletes in local high school sports.

'You learn a lot of life skills in band'  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — About 100 teenagers filled the auditorium at the high school Tuesday mid-afternoon, standing in a semi-circle among the seats and along the ...

DiZoglio to represent 1st Essex District in Senate  The Daily News of Newburyport

HAVERHILL — A little more than six years ago, Diana DiZoglio came out of practically nowhere and unseated a longtime state representative in the Democratic ...

Richard Barden new Methuen High principal  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Methuen High School associate principal Richard Barden has been named as the school's new principal, set to take over on July 1.

Masotta a great addition  Lowell Sun

METHUEN -- The Methuen-Tewksbury girls hockey team was a goal short of its ultimate goal of winning a state championship last year.

Methuen High science teacher honored for work with AP program  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Once a marking period, Matthew Wortmann takes his Advanced Placement Environmental Science students outside to stand in the woods for ...

Medford Names New Andrews Principal  Medford, MA Patch

Medford Names New Andrews Principal - Medford, MA - Superintendent Edouard-Vincent on Monday announced that a new face in the Medford Public Schools ...

Superintendent names new Andrews Middle School principal  Wicked Local Medford

Michael J. Downs has been appointed to succeed Paul D'Alleva as principal of the Andrews Middle School. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Marice ...

Methuen HS student arrested after threatening to 'shoot up school'  WCVB Boston

A Methuen High School junior is arrested after threatening to "shoot up the school," police say Wednesday.

New stadium clubhouse dedicated to mayor  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — A few years ago, a new clubhouse and a new turf field at Nicholson Stadium were just a dream, a vision of what could be.

A new beginning  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN -- It has been a rough couple of years for the Methuen High boys soccer program, which bottomed out last fall after enduring a winless season.

Santa Claus is coming to town | Haverhill  Eagle-Tribune

HAVERHILL — Several new floats will be part of a colorful lineup bringing holiday cheer when the 54th Annual VFW Santa Parade comes to town.

Burdier rallies Hillies past Andover; unbeaten Lawrence next  Eagle-Tribune

LAWRENCE — Appropriately, Jada Burdier closed it out for Haverhill in the Division 1 North quarterfinals Tuesday night at Lawrence High School.

Methuen High School | Archives  Eagle-Tribune

Paola Abregu. Keidelyn Abreu. Dayer Acosta. Sandra Adome. Jimmy Alejo. Mariely Almanzar. Omurkan Alymkanova. Jason Amezquita. Laurie Andersen.

Funeral home holds flag retirement ceremony | Merrimack Valley  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — About 50 community members gathered Saturday for a flag retirement ceremony honoring veterans held by Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home.

Little Big Man: Rangers' 5-7, 125-pound star Rivera ready to shine at Commonwealth Classic  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Basketball is supposed to a big man's game but Methuen High senior guard Dante Rivera has proven there is still a spot for the little guy.

Malden, Methuen police say schools face no threat from Virginia social media post  The Boston Globe

A social media post threatening violence against a Virginia high school was circulating among students at two local high schools Sunday night.

'New' Methuen High a big hit at open house  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Bunny Agnew said she was awed by what she saw in her return to a more modern Methuen High School.

Methuen High teacher named top 10 in country  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Melissa Tobin, a high school science teacher, has jumped onto tables and danced around the room to explain a point.

Goodbye, Mr. Nick  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — When it came down to it, Courtney Carace and her father, Arthur Nicholson III, had very different ideas on what constituted the perfect Christmas ...

Methuen submitted a banner effort to achieve its goals  The Boston Globe

Laura Staugler is a four-year varsity volleyball player at Methuen High. Often, during a break in the action, she has looked up at a Merrimack Valley Conference ...

Ice rink repairs should allow year-round use  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — On a Friday morning in the middle of August, a garbage cart sat at the edge of the barrier of the drained ice rink at Methuen High School,

Eagle-Tribune Football All-Stars (Offense): McElroy finishes career as a champion  Eagle-Tribune

What may have been the biggest play in North Andover football history nearly didn't happen.

Family mourns missing ‘angel’  Boston Herald

A tragedy-stricken Methuen family is mourning the loss of their “angel” this Christmas Day — a college freshman whose last considerate act to protect the lives of ...

Andover's Tram Nguyen running for state representative | News  Andover Townsman

Andover resident and Boston legal aid attorney Tram Nguyen, 31, officially announced her candidacy for state representative of the 18th Essex District on ...

Graduation was a homecoming for seniors at Nicholson Stadium  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — In February, Methuen High School senior Ryan Hamilton stood in front of the City Council, imploring its members to help bring his graduation ...

Rising up | Local Sports  The Harvell gazette

AMANDA SABGA/Staff photo Methuen's Yoswal Gonzalez spikes the ball but is blocked by Haverhill's Cooper Gibbs, A.J. Tamburino and Connor Buscema ...

Against the odds, NECC honors grad heads to Children's Hospital as respiratory therapist  Eagle-Tribune

HAVERHILL — A few years ago, Methuen High senior Sabrina Hamel was told she had accumulated too many absences and wouldn't be allowed to graduate ...

Zanni's portrait unveiled at Methuen City Hall  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Stephen Zanni no longer presides over the mayor's office, but his likeness now adorns the wall just outside its doors at City Hall.

Teachers are recalled and ready for another school year  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — While her students were enjoying the last vestiges of their summer vacations last Friday, Angel Polizzotti was back in the classroom setting up for ...

Why I am Running Again For Methuen School Committee  The Valley Patriot

As most Valley Patriot readers already know, the Methuen Municipal Elections are scheduled for Tuesday, November 7th. I am running for re-election to the ...

Jajuga takes over as Methuen mayor  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — James Jajuga was sworn in as mayor Monday before nearly 400 people at Methuen High School, capping a career in public life that began as a ...

Methuen HS marching band home from Disney  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — The Methuen High School Ranger Marching Band and Color Guard got to experience some Disney magic earlier this month during a trip to Walt ...

Methuen's $160M budget passes with little debate | Merrimack Valley |  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — The City Council approved a $160.4 million municipal operating budget for fiscal year 2018 with little fanfare on Thursday night. It was a quick vote ...

Methuen at-large City Council candidates talk issues  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Five candidates are vying for three at-large seats on the Methuen City Council.

Santa's here: Cheering crowd watches Haverhill Santa Parade  Eagle-Tribune

HAVERHILL — Thousands of people gathered along the streets of Haverhill on Sunday afternoon: Santa Claus was coming to town.

Methuen High teachers reflect on running the Boston Marathon  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Why run 26.2 miles? It's a question Methuen High School teacher Johanna Fawcett's students asked her before she ran the Boston Marathon in ...

Around the Horn with Laura Staugler ... Methuen volleyball  Eagle-Tribune

Laura Staugler is an all-star caliber setter for the best Methuen volleyball team in memory. Perhaps the best ever.

Methuen High biology teacher earns national award  Eagle Tribune

METHUEN — A Methuen High School biology teacher was one of 23 teachers nationwide recognized with the National Math and Science Initiative All American ...

Associate principal resigns from Methuen High  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — High school associate principal Michael Downs has left the Methuen Public Schools for an administrative position in North Reading, according to ...

1st workout before spring athletics? Shoveling the field  WCVB Boston

Student athletes in Methuen are laboring to clear the snow from their expensive turf fields with shovels and tarps before the start of the spring sports season.

15th Essex candidate has criminal past  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN – A candidate for state representative has a criminal record that includes assaulting his pregnant ex-girlfriend, serving two months in a New ...

Junior ROTC members pass inspection, earn scholarships  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Generations collided Friday at Methuen High School's annual Pass in Review for the junior ROTC, where retired military men and women ...

UML's Hamilton is Smashin' Every Expectation  UMass Lowell

UML's own Hamilton -- sophomore political science major Ryan Hamilton -- won a seat on the Methuen City Council. Tweet Share Email. 01/25/2018

Georgetown cheerleading wins Division 4 North title  The Daily News of Newburyport

Coming off a victory at the Cape Ann League championships, the Georgetown cheerleading team added to its trophy case, capturing the Division 4 North ...

2018 Student Athlete Award finalists  Eagle-Tribune

College: Holy Cross (lacrosse scholarship). What athletic feat are you most proud of and why? My sophomore year, we went into overtime, and I scored the ...

Haverhill team to compete in Nationals | Haverhill  Eagle-Tribune

HAVERHILL — The Hillie varsity cheerleaders are growing in leaps and bounds.

$100m bet for high schools in seven Boston suburbs  Boston Globe

Parents, educators, and taxpayers throughout Boston's suburbs are betting that $100 million will help their children enter a competitive college or succeed in ...

Hot shots: Kelly Golini stars it up for Methuen/Tewksbury hockey  Boston Herald

METHUEN — Sarah Oteri was thrilled to be named the girls hockey coach at Methuen/Tewksbury three years ago. She was even happier that center Kelly Golini ...

Strong showing by Wrestling team at Methuen Invitational  Woburn Daily Times

METHUEN – The Methuen Invitational Tournament has become one of the better regular season wrestling tournaments in Massachusetts over the past several ...

Methuen football alumni set to reunite for Flag Football game  Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN -- Last Thanksgiving, dozens of former Methuen football players from the late '90s made it back to check out the new Nicholson Stadium. It was the ...

Unfunded Mandates Hurt Methuen Taxpayers  The Valley Patriot

There have been many noteworthy stories about the City of Methuen this past month. New contracts have been approved by city officials, the Marijuana ...

A real Feaster Five family  Eagle-Tribune

Becki Flores and Jon O'Sullivan had seen each other before.

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