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A police helicopter, search dogs and troopers with shotguns were used in Lawrence yesterday in the search for suspects involved in the shooting of a 16-year-old boy. Although the victim says he doesn’t know why he was shot police say the incident does not appear to be random. Also, we take a look at a [...]

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Victims fight back

One surveillance video and two cases of victims fighting off perpetrators this week. The one that really grabbed the headlines this week was the man who fought back during an attempted robbery at Walmart in Methuen. Grabbing a can of Campbell’s Chunky Beef Stew the victim lobbed it at the would-be crook so hard the can of stew exploded when it hit the man’s head.

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Priscilla Candies to close

In many ways, it represents what you might call “Old Lawrence.” But Priscilla Candies, which started in Lawrence in the 1920s may shut its doors for good this April as the current owners prepare for retirement. Also today, lots of chatter on our story about Methuen considering sending kids to school on Saturdays to make [...]

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Slow, snowy commute in for me this morning, but the road should be clear by mid-morning. The bigger issue is what to do with all this snow — and it’s still January.

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Standoff in N.H. continues

Here’s a quick look at what’s happening in The Eagle-Tribune newsroom Friday, Jan. 14. A standoff with police in Pelham, N.H. continues to hold our attention as we wait to see if police can talk a 72-year-old man out of his house after he allegedly made threats to police. Also, this Sunday’s paper will have [...]

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I’ll confess right at the outset, I’m a bit of a cookie connoisseur. When it comes to snacks, for me, nothing beats a chocolate chunk with nuts dipped in a cold glass of milk. I had a cookie craving about a month ago and stumbled across Cookie Central — at at-home business run by Michele [...]

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A new exhibit by both amateur and professional photographers from the Merrimack Valley is now on display at the Lawrence Heritage State Park Visitor Center and is open through the end of the month. Today I talked with Roy Haddock, who is in charge of the gallery. There are some really fantastic pieces in this [...]

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Here’s a quick look at what’s happening in The Eagle-Tribune newsroom Monday, Dec. 27, 2010. Well, the blizzard predictions have been at the top of the news the past two days and now that it’s here, it seems to be sparing the Merrimack Valley from the brunt of the storm. It’s still pretty blustery out [...]

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It was a long, cold night for some Methuen residents with more than 950 homes and businesses without natural gas service. It looks like homes are steadily being brought back online this morning and the hope is everyone will be back up by end of the day. We posted several news updates last night online [...]

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Gas leak at Polartec

Here’s a quick look at what’s happening in The Eagle-Tribune newsroom Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010. A ruptured gas line at Polartec brought Broadway Street to a halt this morning as crews from Lawrence and Methuen redirected traffic while workers worked to shut down the ruptured line. LINKS: Roads closed, business evacuated due to gas leak

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