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Mayor Rivera Joins #demsinphilly
Mayor Daniel Rivera will be attending the National Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania next week where he will serve as a delegate from Massachusetts. Read Press Release...
July Officer of the Month Recognized
Lawrence Police Officer Eric Cerullo was recognized by Mayor Daniel Rivera and Police Chief James Fitzpatrick as Officer of the Month for July respectively as a result of his exemplary job performance in his duties to the City of Lawrence. Read Press Release...
Lawrence Farmer's Market
Farmer’s Market in Lawrence Every Wednesday and Saturday. This will run through October 29th. Fresh local produce readily available. Read More...
Clean Lawrence Initiative Starts Strong
Mayor Daniel Rivera, with City Council President Kendrys Vasquez announced a major Clean Lawrence initiative in a press conference earlier today. Read Press Release...
Lawrence Ciclovia 2016
Mayor Dan Rivera and The Mayor's Health Task Force invites the community to the 2016 Ciclovia on Sunday August 7 & 21 2016, 1-5 PM Downtown Lawrence. Read More...
State Officials Celebrate Opening of Ferrous Park in Lawrence
Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Matthew Beaton joined state and local officials to celebrate the opening of a 4.5 acre park on the Ferrous site, a former brownfield in Lawrence at the union of the Spicket and Merrimack Rivers. EEA’s Gateway City Parks Program provided $2.75 million to fund the land acquisition, design, and construction of the new park. Read Press Release...
The Common News
The City of Lawrence presents the 13 edition of the bi-monthly newsletter ‘The Common News’ Read More...
State Project Improves Downtown Access
Mayor Daniel Rivera, with Assistant Secretary Juan Vega of the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, Senator Barbara L’Italien, State Representatives Marcos Devers, Frank Moran, Diana DiZoglio and Lane Glenn, President of Northern Essex Community College unveiled a completed a city center project with $900K worth of improvements behind Northern Essex’s Dr. Ibrahim El-Hefni Allied Health and Technology Center. Read Press Release...
Mayor Daniel Rivera Statement On FY17 Budget
I submitted my third budget to the Lawrence City Council. This budget is balanced, and reflects my administrations three key priorities: making our city safer, bringing jobs to our community and supporting the turnaround effort in our schools. Read Press Release...
Lawrence Food Truck Park opens for summer season
Mayor Daniel Rivera will host the grand re-opening of the Lawrence food truck park this afternoon outside of City Hall in Lawrence. The food truck park will be open weekly on Thursdays and Fridays from 12pm-6pm. Read More...
Mayor & Chief Announce walking beat on Broadway

Mayor Daniel Rivera, with Police Chief James Fitzpatrick, announced the rollout of beats on Broadway. Over 1 ½ years ago Mayor Rivera and Chief Fitzpatrick began daily strategic walking beats on Broadway and after evaluating the need and the amount of activity on Broadway have expanded the effort so as to have Police walking the beat on Broadway 80 – 90% of the time all week. Read Press Release...

Irish Heritage Month
March is “Irish Heritage” month here in Lawrence. Click here to read list of events...
Lawrence Cultural Council Awards Grants for Arts and Culture
Mayor Daniel Rivera and Pat Mariano, chair of the Lawrence Cultural Council, have announced the award of 61 grants totaling over $70k for cultural programs in Lawrence. Read Press Release...
Dominican Republic Flag Raising Ceremony 2016
Mayor Rivera hosts 172nd Dominican Independence Day Celebration at Lawrence City Hall. The ceremony included a flag raising, Dominican dance demonstrations, Dominican faire and honored Dominicans that have given back to our community. Read Press Release...
Lawrence Fire Department Swearing In Ceremony
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Lawrence Gets $1M for Police Hires
Grant means 7 new officers on the street Read Press Release...
DPW Director Search
Mayor Daniel Rivera has named the members of his search committee for a new DPW Director, and began the first stages of the search process this week. Read Press Release...
1st All Spanish Speaking Police Class OK’d
Mayor & State agree on need for Spanish Language officers Read Press Release...
Mayor Rivera Strengthens Ties with the Dominican Republic
Mayor Rivera Strengthens Ties with the Dominican Republic Read Press Release...

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