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The Common News
The City of Lawrence presents the 7th edition of the bi-monthly newsletter ‘The Common News’ Read More...
NY times Editorial – Hope for Lawrence Schools!
A study covering the first two years of the Lawrence turnaround, …shows promising results. Along with higher graduation rates, math and English scores have both shown growth. Lawrence clearly has a long way to go. But just as clearly, structural reform, starting with the school leadership, can lead to progress in a system that had lost hope just a few years ago. Read Article...
Ferguson, New York, South Carolina Incidents Prompt Use of Force Review
Mayor Daniel Rivera and acting Police Chief James Fitzpatrick announced today the ongoing efforts to avoid and prevent the wrongful use of force by officers in the Lawrence Police Department. Read Press Release...
Capital Improvement Plan for Lawrence
Mayor Daniel Rivera and Overseer Sean Cronin, announced this afternoon that the City of Lawrence will develop a five-year capital improvement plan with the expert help of the Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Read Press Release...
$200K to Lawrence for Abandoned Rail Redevelopment
Nancy Barmakian of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas join Mayor Daniel Rivera to announce a $200,000 grant to plan for the future reuse and revitalization of the Manchester & Lawrence Rail Road (MLRR) line. Read Press Release...
Moody’s Upgrades Lawrence to A3 with a Stable Outlook
Moody's Investors Service upgraded the City of Lawrence's credit rating to A3 from Baa1. This rating upgrade is the first time Lawrence has received an “A” level rating from Moody’s since 1986. Read Press Release...

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