Methuen Events

Looped In: Editors’ Picks

One Of These Things Is Not Like The Others On New Council

The new City Council faces is trying to prove it can move the city forward, but one new Councilor is playing politics as usual thus far.

Big Successes For MHS’ Future Scientists And Lawyers

No, we get it. Your kids are grown, and now you look at this generation of kids today and you think, “These entitled, spoiled brats.” You see them Snap-Booking and Pokemon hunting with their heads down on their iPhones as they bump into you outside the movie theater and you...

From Methuen to Miss Universe: Castillo Living L.A. Story With Hometown In Her Heart

What makes a hometown hero? Is it hitting the winning homerun in the championship game? Is it the powering through the ranks to get into government offices?

Clean River Project

The River’s Keeper Local activist Rocky Morrison has one mission: a clean and safe Merrimack River. His latest fundraising effort will help make that an easier task to accomplish.

Methuen News Now

Beware Out There: Wildlife Are On The Prowl

Foxes, bobcats and fisher cats are all in the mood for love along with the humans this month.

Tax Season Has Become Scam Season For Thieves

Here’s how you can avoid being the latest to be a scam artist victim.

Trio Paint Kindness Between Rock and A Hard Place

A Cape Cod phenomenon takes root in Methuen thanks to three wonderful women.

Your Schools

Big Successes For MHS’ Future Scientists And Lawyers

No, we get it. Your kids are grown, and now you look at this generation of kids today and you think, “These entitled, spoiled brats.” You see them Snap-Booking and Pokemon hunting with their heads down on their iPhones as they bump into you outside the movie theater and you...

MHS Students Join Forces Against Destructive Teen Behavior

Two of MHS’ leaders against destructive decisions, advisor Jackie Rubino and member Ryan Therrien. Photo by Zareen Syed. As goes the famous saying, ‘You can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone,’ There are no finer examples of that then Dean Brouder and Jackie Rubino. ambitious leaders of Methuen High...

MHS Fills Music Hall With Winter Choral Concert Melodies

The fun was in full swing at the Friends of the Library’s Indoor Miniature Golf Tournament. The bitterly cold weather didn’t stop golfers of all ages, traveling from near and far, to putt a round of 18 through the historic Nevins Library.

Your Pets

THE LOOP WEEKLY PET OF THE WEEK IS … LILLY!

In our endless pursuit of Methuen’s cutest pet, we have searched all corners of town. We’ve been sent pictures of just about every breed of cat and dog and ever exotic pet in between. But we’ve found our first pet that likes to play with a skunk.   Meet Lilly,...

The Advantages of Doggie Daycare

Many working parents arrange for childcare to ensure their youngsters are taken care of while parents are at work. The same level of care has now been extended to other members of the household, namely the four-legged variety.Spending and attention directed toward companion animals continue to grow.   The American...

The week’s MSPCA rescues of the week. Lily and Pumpkin

This Week's MCPCA Rescues of the Week are: Pumkin and Lily Pumpkin ready for adoption Pumpkin is a 13-year-old black and white female kitty. She will need a cat savvy owner with time to bond with her. She does not like being over handled or petted, but does enjoy being...