Latest James Donahue Stories

2008-07-29 12:00:49

By Bill Cantwell, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 29--HAVERHILL -- It's a $6 million question and one that impacts Haverhill's future -- from the size of its population to the services it can provide residents -- so voters should decide on it, City Councilor James Donahue said. He said the question of whether the city draws drinking water from the Merrimack River should go on an upcoming ballot. Donahue and Mayor James Fiorentini have been sparring verbally over the...

2008-07-14 09:00:35

By Shawn Regan, The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass. Jul. 14--HAVERHILL -- The chief public critic of tapping the Merrimack River for drinking water wants to publicly debate the man who is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars to study the idea. City Councilor James Donahue has challenged Mayor James Fiorentini to debate him on the benefits and need to tap the river for drinking water. "The public deserves to hear the facts, not the political spin the mayor puts on this issue,"...

Word of the Day
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'