Economy Subject of Local Senators’ Talks Next Week

Area state senators are scheduled to discuss the local economy at a forum next week.

Senators Kathleen O’Connor Ives (D-Newburyport), Barbara A. L’Italien (D-Andover), Bruce E. Tarr (R- Gloucester) and Eileen M. Donoghue (D-Lowell) will address members of the Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce from 7:30 to 9:15 a.m., next Friday, March 13, at Salvatore’s Riverwalk Conference Center, 354 Merrimack St., Lawrence.

Salvatore Lupoli, chamber chairman, is moderating the discussion. Tickets are $25 each for members or $50 for non-members and may be reserved by calling (978) 686-0900 or online at