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Mayor\'s Press Releases
Mayor's Press Releases

 

 

The Office of Mayor Stephen N. Zanni issues periodic Press Releases to keep citizens updated on news, happenings and policies at City Hall. Please contact the Mayor's office with any questions or comments.
Stephen N. Zanni - Mayor
Robin Stein - Chief of Staff
John Molori - Executive Aide
Juliette Cormier - Administrative Assistant
Mayor's Office
Searles Building, Room 306
41 Pleasant St.
Methuen, MA 01844

Phone: 978-983-8505
Office hours:
Mon. - Thurs. 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am - Noon

 

 

 

 

2014 MAYOR'S PRESS RELEASES
October 10, 2014- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES JAPANESE BUNKA CLASS AS OCTOBER ARTISTS OF THE MONTH
September 26, 2014- FISHING DERBY RETURNS TO FOREST LAKE
September 19, 2014- MAYOR ZANNI EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR FOREST LAKE COMMISSION
August 27, 2014- MAYOR ZANNI SEEKS VOLUNTEER MEMBERS FOR FOREST LAKE COMMISSION
August 6, 2014- CITY AND SCHOOL DEPARTMENT TO DEDICATE RENOVATED METHUEN HIGH SCHOOL
August 6, 2014- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES NANCY REARDON AS AUGUST ARTIST OF THE MONTH
July 23, 2014- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES NICHOLAS AL-TAWEEL AS JULY ARTIST OF THE MONTH
July 22, 2014- METHUEN ROTARY RECONSTRUCTION ROUTE CHANGES
July 16, 2014- METHUEN EARNS AA/STABLE BOND RATING FROM STANDARD & POOR
July 9, 2014- MAYOR ZANNI CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING OF JULES BY THE WATER
May 7, 2014- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES DONNA CAVANAUGH AS MAY ARTIST OF THE MONTH
April 7, 2014- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES GENEVIEVE MARKS AS APRIL ARTIST OF THE MONTH
March 21, 2014- ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION PLANNED FOR METHUEN
March 17, 2014- MACY’S ANNOUNCES FUNDRAISING SUPPORT FOR RAIL TRAIL
March 7, 2014- ZANNI PROMOTES "FILE OF LIFE" PROGRAM
March 7, 2014- ZANNI READS TO STUDENTS
March 3, 2014- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES JAYNE ROY AS MARCH ARTIST OF THE MONTH
February 6, 2014- ZANNI HIRES NEW CHIEF OF STAFF
February 4, 2014- ZANNI WRAPS UP RESTAURANT WEEK TOUR
January 28, 2014- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES SHARON MORLEY, APS, AS FEBRUARY'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
January 21, 2014- METHUEN'S 2ND ANNUAL RESTAURANT WEEK
2013
December 31, 2013- METHUEN INAUGURATION SET FOR SATURDAY
November 27, 2013- METHUEN TREE LIGHTING
November 27, 2013- METHUEN FLAG RETIREMENT CEREMONY
November 27, 2013- METHUEN FOOTBALL TEAM ANNUAL DINNER
November 12, 2013- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES JOHN PETRALIA AS NOVEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
October 18, 2013- VACANT HOME BROUGHT UP TO CODE
October 1, 2013- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES BRIANNA FIGUEROA AS OCTOBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
September 24, 2013- MAYOR, PARENTS HOST AUTISM FORUM
September 19, 2013- MAYOR KICKS OFF FUN WEEKEND IN METHUEN
September 19, 2013- MAYOR HOSTS UTILITY ASSISTANCE FORUM
September 16, 2013- MAYOR HOSTS SENIOR TAX ASSISTANCE FORUM
August 28, 2013- MAYOR, SCHOOL COMMITTEE TOUR SCHOOLS
August 20, 2013- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES DENNIS HART AS SEPTEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
August 19, 2013- METHUEN TO TREAT FOR MOSQUITOES
July 18, 2013- METHUEN TAKES PROACTIVE MEASURES TO BATTLE HEAT
July 2, 2013- METHUEN AWARDED $9K TO REPLACE TREES
June 19, 2013- METHUEN ANNUAL REPORT AVAILABLE
June 13, 2013- ADOPT A TRAFFIC ISLAND
June 12, 2013- MAYOR TOURS BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
June 12, 2013- MAYOR THANKS VOLUNTEERS
May 7, 2013- ZANNI MEETS WITH PARENT ADVISORY COUNCIL; PROCLAIMS CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK
May 7, 2013- MAYOR HONORS MILLER, FODERARO
May 6, 2013- ZANNI JOINS COALITION OF MAYORS COMMITTED TO ENDING GUN VIOLENCE
May 2, 2013- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES BARABRA KIBERTSIS AS MAY ARTIST OF THE MONTH
April 18, 2013- METHUEN INTERFAITH CEREMONY
April 18, 2013- MAYOR ZANNI HOSTS SENIOR CENTER FORUM
April 18, 2013- METHUEN DEDICATES TREE TO VICTIMS
April 12, 2013- MAYOR, OFFICIALS REVIEW USE OF TECHNOLOGY
April 8, 2013- METHUEN CELEBRATES OUR SENIORS
April 3, 2013- CITY HOSTS VETERANS EXPO
March 22, 2013- FREE RECYCLING EVENT ON APRIL 20TH
March 22, 2013- ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION PLANNED FOR METHUEN
March 21, 2013- MAYOR HOSTS LIBRARY FORUM
February 4, 2013- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES TRACY PHILLIPS AS FEBRUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTH
January 29, 2013- ZANNI, OFFICIALS CELEBRATE METHUEN RESTAURANT WEEK
January 25, 2013- ZANNI, GROSSMAN CELEBRATE METHUEN RESTAURANT WEEK
January 16, 2013- CITY RELEASES RECOVERED OWL
January 16, 2013- BOARD OF HEALTH EXPANDS TO FIVE, MAYOR SEEKS VOLUNTEERS
January 10, 2013- MAYOR HOSTS TAX ASSISTANCE FORUM
January 2, 2013- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES CAROL BOILEAU AS JANUARY ARTIST OF THE MONTH
2012
December 17, 2012- METHUEN RESTAURANT WEEK
December 12, 2012- MAYOR MEETS WITH CGS STUDENTS
December 5, 2012- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES MICHAEL KARL AS DECEMBER ARTIST OF THE MONTH
November 30, 2012- MAYOR TOURS CENTURY BOX
November 6, 2012- MAYOR MEETS WITH STUDENT COUNCIL
November 6, 2012- METHUEN AWARDED $180K PARK IMPROVEMENTS
November 1, 2012- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES HELENA BEBIRIAN AS NOVEMBER ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
October 10, 2012- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES KARLA COOK AS OCTOBER ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
October 10, 2012- MAYOR, CITY CLERK HOST FORUM
September 4, 2012- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES JOHN STACKELIN AS SEPTEMBER ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
August 13, 2012- MAYOR ZANNI MEETS WITH BUSINESS OWNERS 
August 1, 2012- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES SEAN GOLD AS AUGUST ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
June 29, 2012- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES LYNN VIDLER AS JULY ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
May 30, 2012- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES MARY ANN MANNING AS JUNE ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
April 24, 2012- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES JANET CLINGERMAN HSIAO AS MAY ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
March 21, 2012- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES SUSAN HANNA AS APRIL ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
February 29, 2012- MAYOR ZANNI NAMES JOHN GRAVIANO AS MARCH ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
2011
December 28, 2011- MAYOR MANZI NAMES DIANE MAROUN AS DECEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
November 14, 2011- MAYOR MANZI NAMES GREGG WORKMAN AS NOVEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
October 12, 2011- MAYOR MANZI NAMES LILI MAYER AS OCTOBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH 
September 12, 2011- MAYOR MANZI NAMES ALKETA NIKO AS SEPTEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
August 17, 2011- JOHN SANTORO RECEIVES THE EMERGENCY MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD
August 2, 2011- MAYOR MANZI NAMES APRIL STORY AS AUGUST'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
July 15, 2011- MAYOR MANZI NAMES KASEY WALKO AS JULY'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
June 28, 2011- MAYOR ANNOUNCES ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR RECREATION PROGRAMS
June 28, 2011- METHUEN TEACHER WINS ALL AMERICAN TEACHER AWARD
June 6, 2011- MAYOR MANZI ANNOUNCES HEALTH CARE AGREEMENT
June 2, 2011- MAYOR MANZI NAMES JANICE MICHIENZI AS JUNE'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
April 8, 2011- CITY OF METHUEN TO HOST 12TH ANNUAL VETERANS NIGHT
April 8, 2011- MAYOR MANZI NAMES JOYCE GODSEY AS APRIL'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
March 10, 2011- MAYOR MANZI NAMES ROSE CARNEY AS MARCH'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
February 7, 2011- MAYOR MANZI NAMES JIM MUNRO AS FEBRUARY'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
January 4, 2011- MAYOR MANZI NAMES TINA GAGNON AS JANUARY'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
2010
December 9, 2010- MAJOR GAS OUTAGE IN WEST METHUEN
December 6, 2010- MAYOR MANZI NAMES JOHN MOLORI AS DECEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
October 18, 2010- MAYOR MANZI NAMES HEATHER BURKETT AS OCTOBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
September 3, 2010- MAYOR MANZI NAMES JAMES ANGELONE, III AS SEPTEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
July 9, 2010- METHUEN WILL START SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING ON JULY 12TH
July 9, 2010- MAYOR MANZI NAMES ALLISON FITZGERALD AS JULY'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
July 9, 2010- METHUEN AWARDED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT
June 14, 2010- MANZI, KERRY, BROWN, TSONGAS ANNOUNCE METHUEN FIRE DEPARTMENT TO RECEIVE $138,494
June 10, 2010- MANZI ACCEPTS HISTORIC WORLD WAR II FLAGS
May 5, 2010- MAYOR MANZI NAMES MICHAEL GUELI AS MAY'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
April 5, 2010- MAYOR MANZI NAMES RON DELLI COLLI AS APRIL'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
March 22, 2010- METHUEN CITY WEBSITE WINS FOURTH COMMON CAUSE AWARD WITH DISTINCTION
March 11, 2010- MAYORS AND LOCAL LEADERS FORM THE SAVE OUR COMMUNITIES COALITION
March 11, 2010- METHUEN AWARDED RECOVERY ACT ENERGY GRANT
March 3, 2010- MAYOR MANZI ANNOUNCES THAT JEANNE D'ARC CREDIT UNION WILL OPEN AT METHUEN HIGH SCHOOL
February 4, 2010- MAYOR MANZI NAMES GREG FALLON AS FEBRUARY'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
January 12, 2010- MAYOR MANZI HONORS JULIA MAGUIRE AS JANUARY SOAR AWARD WINNER
2009
December 28, 2009- POET'S GRANDDAUGHTER VIEWS RARE ROBERT FROST ITEM FOR THE FIRST TIME
December 8, 2009- MAYOR MANZI NAMES CAROLYN V. MCDOUGALL AS DECEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
November 9, 2009- MAYOR MANZI NAMES KATE ZEHNTER AS NOVEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
October 1, 2009- MAYOR MANZI NAMES PILAR QUINTANA AS OCTOBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
September 21, 2009- METHUEN TO RETIRE DAN FORD'S FOOTBALL NUMBER
September 14, 2009- EASTERN EQUINE ENCEPHALITIS VIRUS CONFIRMED IN MOSQUITOES FROM METHUEN
September 3, 2009- MAYOR MANZI NAMES ANTHONY J. ROSS AS SEPTEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
August 3, 2009- MAYOR MANZI NAMES JESSICA DONOVAN AS AUGUST'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
June 25, 2009- MANZI AND QUINN WELCOME HOME RECENT NAVAL ACADEMY GRAD
June 18, 2009- MANZI TO NAME STEVEN R. BUOTE AS METHUEN'S NEXT FIRE CHIEF
June 16, 2009- MAYOR MANZI NAMES PATRICIA BEAULIEU AS THE JUNE ARTIST OF THE MONTH
May 19, 2009- CIRCLE K STORES IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR NEWEST LOCATION AT 181 PELHAM STREET IN METHUEN
May 7, 2009- MANZI KICKS-OFF COMMUNITY WELLNESS INITIATIVE
May 7, 2009- MAYOR MANZI NAMES KAREN FITZGERALD AS THE MAY ARTIST OF THE MONTH
April 16, 2009- VETERAN MOBILE HOMESTEAD MEDICAL UNIT COMING TO METHUEN
April 9, 2009- MAYOR MANZI NAMES E.T. KIRBY AS THE APRIL ARTIST OF THE MONTH
April 8, 2009- APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH
April 8, 2009- CONCEPTUAL DESIGN TO BE UNVEILED FOR METHUEN'S HISTORIC SANDS BRIDGE
April 1, 2009- LIVE WEBCASTS NOW ON CITY OF METHUEN WEBSITE
March 27, 2009- MANZI WELCOMES HOME SOLDIER AFTER THREE TOURS IN IRAQ
March 24, 2009- METHUEN CITY WEBSITE WINS COMMON CAUSE AWARD WITH DISTINCTION
February 27, 2009- MAYOR MANZI NAMES LISA BUGLIONE-DESHARNAIS AS THE FEBRUARY/MARCH ARTIST OF THE MONTH
January 13, 2009- MAYOR MANZI NAMES JOSHUA LETOURNEAU AS JANUARY'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
2008
November 25, 2008- GOVERNOR PATRICK AWARDS $1.3 MILLION IN GATEWAY PLUS ACTION GRANTS
October 31, 2008- RARE ROBERT FROST DOCUMENT DISPLAYED FOR THE FIRST TIME
October 30, 2008- CITY UNVEILS ITS FIRST SOLAR-POWERED LIGHTING SYSTEM
October 28, 2008- CITY ANNOUNCES ELECTRONICS RECYCLING EVENT
October 23, 2008- MAYOR MANZI NAMES LALE LEWIS AS NOVEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
October 1, 2008- HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM TO HOST INFORMATIONAL SEMINAR
September 24, 2008- METHUEN CELEBRATES ESSEX NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA TRAILS & SAILS WEEKEND WITH A TRIO OF FREE EVENTS
September 8, 2008- MAYOR MANZI NAMES LYNN VIDLER AS SEPTEMBER'S ARTIST OF THE MONTH
August 20, 2008- CITY OF METHUEN LAUNCHES HISTORIC WALKING TOUR
August 14, 2008- VETERAN HOMESTEAD MOBILE MEDICAL UNIT COMING TO METHUEN
May 12, 2008- MANZI PROMULGATES A NEW CITY-OWNED VEHICLE POLICY
April 17, 2008- METHUEN TAKES LEADERSHIP ROLE ON ENERGY ISSUES, JOINS EPA'S ENERGY CHALLENGE
April 11, 2008- MANZI MEETS WITH HISPANIC LAW ENFORCEMENT ASSOCIATION
February 25, 2008- CAPE WIND AUTHOR WENDY WILLIAMS TO APPEAR AT METHUEN CITY HALL
February 14, 2008- MAYOR MANZI CALLS FOR EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT VOLUNTEERS
January 28, 2008- MAYOR MANZI UNVEILS ONLINE PERMITTING ON CITY WEBSITE 
2007
November 26, 2007- MAYOR MANZI AND SUPERINTENDENT WHITTEN ANNOUNCE SCHOLARSHIP 
November 6, 2007- MAYOR MANZI ANNOUNCES PUBLIC AWARENESS NIGHT 
October 22, 2007- METHUEN AND CENTRAL CATHOLIC ANNOUNCE TREE FARM AGREEMENT TO CONSTRUCT PLAYING FIELDS 
October 17, 2007- MAYOR MANZI HIRES THOMAS H. HARGREAVES AS NEW VETERANS SERVICES DIRECTOR 
September 21, 2007- METHUEN TO PARTICIPATE IN SIXTH ANNUAL ESSEX NATIONAL HERITAGE AREA TRAILS AND SAILS WEEKEND
September 17, 2007- METHUEN TRIAD PRESENTS FIRST PUBLIC SERVICE COMMERCIAL
September 13, 2007- METHUEN NATIVE MARILYN LONG PARTNERS WITH CITY TO INSTALL MONUMENT TO THE HORSE
September 12, 2007- MORE CABLE TV CHOICE FOR METHUEN CONSUMERS
September 6, 2007- MAYOR MANZI APPROVES VIDEO LICENSE FOR VERIZON, TV CHOICE AND COMPETITION NEAR FOR METHUEN RESIDENTS
May 16, 2007- MAYOR MANZI AND DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TO HOST FIRST TIME HOMEBUYERS INFORMATIONAL NIGHT ON JUNE 6
April 4, 2007- MAYOR MANZI AND HOUSING AND REHABILITATION PROGRAM TO HOST INFORMAL SEMINAR FOR CONTRACTORS
March 29, 2007- MAYORS MEET WITH STATE'S PUBLIC SAFETY AND BUDGET CHIEFS
March 29, 2007- MAYORS TEAM UP TO SUPPORT MUNICIPAL PARTNERSHIP ACT
March 13, 2007- MERRIMACK VALLEY MAYORS COALITION IS FORMED
February 21, 2007- CITY OF METHUEN'S INFORMATIVE CITY WEBSITE CITED FOR COMMITMENT TO OPEN GOVERNMENT
 February 5, 2007- CITY OF METHUEN TO GAIN FROM HARVARD EXECUTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM
January 25, 2007- MANZI ANNOUNCES BEGINNING OF PROPERTY VALUE UPDATE PROCESS 
 January 11, 2007- MAYOR MANZI LOOKS FOR WAYS TO IMPROVE AGING FIRE STATION
January 10, 2007- MAYOR WILLIAM MANZI, FELLOW REGIONAL LEADERS AND MERRIMACK VALLEY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESIDENT JOSEPH BEVILACQUA ANNOUNCE MAJOR MASSACHUSETTS MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATION AWARD