Public Hearing

Mayor Dan Rivera wants to make sure Lawrence residents know that MASS DOT will host a public hearing here in the City of Lawrence to review the design of the proposed improvements at the intersection of Haverhill Street and Ames Street in the Tower Hill Section of the city. This public hearing will be on Wednesday evening, June 27th at 7 p.m. in the conference room at the Office of Planning and Development, 3rd floor, 225 Essex Street. The purpose of this hearing is to provide the public with the opportunity to become fully acquainted with the proposed intersection improvement project.  All views and comments made at the hearing will be reviewed and considered to the maximum extent possible. Additional details are outlined in the attached document.

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The City of Lawrence will host its 3rd Annual Pride flag raising on Tuesday, June 5th at 6 p.m. at the flagpole on the Campagnone Common directly across from City Hall. Details are in the flyer attached.
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Mayor Dan Rivera has named the members of the Police Chief Applicant Review Committee. Read Press Release...
Lawrence Celebrates National Community Development Week, April 2-6, 2018
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Mayor Daniel Rivera, with Interim Police Chief Roy Vasque, will hold a press Conference to announce and recognize seven new police officers that graduated from the Northern Essex Community College Police Academy last Friday. Read Press Release...
Neighbor’s Projects Get $ Grant Recipients Honored
Mayor Daniel Rivera, with the City of Lawrence Planning and Development Department, will hold a press conference and check ceremony tomorrow to announce the grantees of the Neighborhood Innovation Grant. Read Press Release...
Lawrence State Of The City 2018
State of the City Address by Mayor Daniel Rivera. Read Press Release...
Mayor Promotes Top Officers
Mayor Dan Rivera and Police Chief James Fitzpatrick announce the promotion of three Lieutenants and three Sergeants. In its current transformation under Chief Fitzpatrick’s leadership to a better equipped and more completely staffed modern, urban police department, the Lawrence Police Department is promoting 6 officers. Read Press Release...
Ed Davis to Train Lawrence Police
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The City of Lawrence presents the 20th edition of the bi-monthly newsletter ‘The Common News’ Read More...
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1st Citywide Sweeping in 10 Years
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From Flop House to Quality Housing
Mayor Daniel Rivera, with Developers Jose and Wendy Estrella, will hold a ribbon cutting for new housing on Common Street in Lawrence at a press conference tomorrow. Read Press Release...
Warren, Tsongas in Lawrence
United States Senator Elizabeth Warren and Congresswoman Niki Tsongas will join Mayor Daniel Rivera, the Lawrence State Delegation and small business owners in Lawrence tomorrow to discuss federal dollars impact on small business development. Read Press Release...
Mayor Rivera’s Comments after speaking to Governor Sununu
Today I had a phone conversation with Governor Sununu. It was a productive conversation in which he insured me his naming of Lawrence in his statement yesterday was not to impugn Lawrence in any way. Read Press Release...
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$260K for Mayor’s Anti-Gun Violence Initiative
Mayor Daniel Rivera & Chief James Fitzpatrick announce today an anti-gun violence initiative to get 1,000 guns off the city streets of Lawrence and to double the after school open gym time across the City. Read Press Release...
Lawrence Parks & Recreation survey
The City of Lawrence, in partnership with Groundworks Lawrence needs your input. We are asking our residents to please take a few moments and complete this survey about Lawrence's Open Space and Recreation Plan. Read More...
Officers of the Month for August/September
Lawrence Police Officer Timothy Yerian and Lawrence Police Detective Shaun McLellan were recognized by Mayor Daniel Rivera and Police Chief James Fitzpatrick as Officers of the Month for August and September respectively as a result of their exemplary job performance in their duties to the City of Lawrence. Read Press Release...
The Lawrence Partnership has received a $50,000 investment advocated by Senator Barbara L'Italien.
The funding represents both a material and symbolic endorsement of the innovative strategy that the Partnership has implemented to spur economic development in Lawrence through alignment of private and public sector leaders. Read Press Release...

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