METHUEN – Mayor Neil Perry and Police Chief Scott McNamara have announced that the Methuen Police Department is sending officer cadets to Haverhill Police Academy at Northern Essex Community College (NECC) for careers in the city police department.
“I am delighted that these eight great young men and women are up to the challenge of a career in law enforcement,” said McNamara. “The lessons they learn over the next 38 weeks will prepare them for a career of helping others and protecting this community. I wish them all the best for their entry into the academy.
The eight cadets who were hired from the Public Service Police Officer roster and started attending the Academy on January 10 are: Madison Adames, Robert Fitzgerald, Angel Mejia Jr., Dannery Serrano, Jason Young , Cameron Fountain, Kayleigh Forgetta and James Forgeron.
After 24 weeks of training at the Academy – authorized by the Massachusetts Police Training Council – officers will graduate, become police officers and begin a 14-week Methuen Police Department Field Officer Training Program. to train with an experienced officer.
“I congratulate these eight cadets for pursuing a career in public service here in the town of Methuen,” said Perry. “Public safety is a top priority here, and maintaining an adequate workforce in our police service is an essential ingredient of safety. “
Networking lunch planned
NORTH ANDOVER – The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a networking lunch on Tuesday, January 11, from noon to 1:15 p.m. at Orzo Trattoria, 1085 Osgood St.
Includes a choice of chicken parmesan with pasta, cacciatore sausage with pasta or chicken Caesar salad as well as soft drinks and a cash bar.
The cost is $ 25 for members and $ 35 for future members.
Register by calling 978-686-0900 or visit www.merrimackvalleychamber.com under “Events”.
The library offers programs this month
GROVELAND – Langley-Adams Public Library offers scheduled programming for children, teens and adults throughout the month.
Here is a list of activities for adults:
Tuesday, January 11 at 7 p.m. – Virtual program / Zoom – An American quilt: revealing a story of family and slavery. Rachel May’s rich book follows a remarkable trail left by an unfinished quilt to explore the confines of slavery, from New England to the Caribbean, the role it played in the growth of mercantile America and the links between agrarian south and industrial north in the Antebellum era. Registration is required at https://tinyurl.com/357vtrxx.
Monday, January 24 at 7 p.m. – Virtual program / Zoom – Central Park. Bob Gelber, a licensed New York City tour guide, will share the history of New York City’s playground – Central Park. From 1858, construction began to offer New Yorkers of all economic status a connection to nature – a green oasis to escape the noise and pollution of one of the hemisphere’s most populous cities. western. Discover the story of its creation. Registration is required at https://tinyurl.com/2p86zxxm.
Monday, January 31 at 7 p.m. – Virtual program / Zoom – The Saints of Swallow Hill. An evening with historical fiction author Donna Everhart – author of “The Road to Bittersweet” and “The Forgiving Kind” – who will talk about her latest book, “The Saints of Swallow Hill. Entrants will have the chance to win a copy of this book, which will be released on January 25. Registration is required at https://tinyurl.com/2p97ta4p.
For programming for teens and children, visit the library at www.langleyadamslib.org.
Kazarosian Costello lawyers recognized
HAVERHILL – The five attorneys at Kazarosian Costello LLP have been named Top Lawyers by Boston magazine.
Boston Magazine’s premier list of top lawyers rewards Boston lawyers for excellence in the field based on votes from their peers.
Partner Marsha V. Kazarosian has been appointed Top Civil Rights Lawyer. Partner Walter A. Costello, Jr. Named Top Personal Injury Lawyer; Linda M. Little, Senior Partner, has been appointed a Leading Trust and Estate Lawyer; Senior Partner Janet E. Dutcher was named Best Divorce and Family Lawyer, and Partner Marc A. Moccia was named Best Personal Injury Lawyer.
For more information, visit www.kazcolaw.com.