Lawrence

Rivera’s folly comes to an end

Rivera’s folly comes to an end

The Lawrence school department moves back into their original building after $3.5 million in repairs

Lawrence on Thursday unloaded an empty downtown building and a lot next door, bringing an end to a real estate power play by Mayor Daniel Rivera that ended up backfiring. Rivera engineered the purchase of the building at 370 Essex St. in 2015 as the future home for the city’s school department. At the time,(...)

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Galvin to Rivera: ‘I made you mayor’

Galvin to Rivera: ‘I made you mayor’

Lawrence mayor’s endorsement of challenger triggers feud with Secretary of State

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE SECRETARY OF STATE William Galvin hasn’t had a primary opponent in over a decade, and it appears that Boston City Councilor Josh Zakim’s challenge this year isn’t sitting well with the six-term incumbent. Hours after Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera endorsed Zakim two weeks ago, Galvin called the mayor to voice his(...)

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