METHUEN — When First Church Congregational hosted its first George Washington Birthday Dinner on Feb. 22, 1881, there may have been a few older guests who were alive when our first president was still on this Earth.Washington lived from Feb. 22, 1732 until Dec. 14, 1799, when he died at 67.While Washington and those first diners are long gone, the annual George Washington Birthday Dinner continues to thrive.
ANDOVER — The Exchange Club of Lawrence will honor the area's outstanding first responders at a dinner Wednesday evening at the DoubleTree Andover Hotel.The club has designated police officers and firefighters of the year from the Andover, North Andover and Lawrence police and fire departments as well as emergency medical technicians and paramedics of the year from Lawrence General Hospital.This year's honorees are:Andover Fire Department: Lt. Brian WrightAndover Police Department:...
METHUEN — Police are investigating a Monday night vandalism spree that targeted a church, the library and a pet cemetery.Seven granite benches outside First Church Congregational, 26 Pleasant St., were damaged, according to police Chief Joseph Solomon. The slabs were knocked off the legs of the benches, he said.A statue of a lion at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, was pushed off its base, Solomon said.
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Selecting a term
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