Mayor Neil Perry wishes to provide the following statement in response to the state’s designation of Methuen as a high risk community for COVID-19. “The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has identified Methuen as a high risk community for COVID-19, which it does when communities surpass an average daily case rate of eight cases per […]
Mayor Neil Perry and Police Chief Joseph Solomon are pleased to welcome back Methuen Police Officer Eric Ferreira after his year-long military leave. Officer Ferreira was deployed from June 2019 to June 2020 with the United States Marines in Okinawa Japan. During this time overseas, he was also stationed in mainland Japan and the Philippines […]
As the Fourth of July and summer celebrations approach, Mayor Neil Perry, Chief Joseph Solomon and the Methuen Police Department would like to remind residents that the use of fireworks is illegal in Massachusetts. It is illegal to use, possess or sell fireworks of any kind in Massachusetts, including Class C fireworks, which are sometimes […]
Mayor Neil Perry and Police Chief Joseph Solomon report that members of the Methuen Police Department have conducted proactive outreach to local business owners, many of whom are just now starting to re-open amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, to discuss safety precautions the department is taking to safeguard local businesses during protest events planned in the Merrimack Valley this weekend.