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Sheila’s Recipe Corner: Sweet Potato Curry and Tres Leches Coffee Cake

Sheila’s Recipe Corner: Sweet Potato Curry and Tres Leches Coffee Cake

By: Sheila Mullins – June, 2015 Warm weather… aaaaaaaaaah. Perfect! It’s time to think about warm weather ingredients. Of course coconut & rum are part of the ingredients…

Spend a Day Boating  With Your Dog

Spend a Day Boating With Your Dog

By: Tracy Zysk – June, 2015 Summer is here, and if you are like most New Englanders, at some point over the next couple of months you will…

Breaking News

An Interview with Gov. Jim Gilmore Homeland Security in the Hometown of a Flying Ace PART I

An Interview with Gov. Jim Gilmore Homeland Security in the Hometown of a Flying Ace PART I

By Alex Talcott – June, 2015 Dover, New Hampshire’s McConnell Center is named for the…

Strong Support at State House Hearing to Improve Access to Public Information

Strong Support at State House Hearing to Improve Access to Public Information

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell June, 2015 Massachusetts gets an F grade for access…

Fired Lawrence Counselor Says She Wants to be Made Whole

Fired Lawrence Counselor Says She Wants to be Made Whole

By: Tom Duggan  -June, 2015 A fired guidance counselor in the Lawrence Public Schools, Brenda…

Methuen Schools to Start Before Labor Day

Methuen Schools to Start Before Labor Day

By: DJ Deeb – June, 2015 The end of the school year is always an…

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Summer TV Is Not Just For Reruns Anymore

Summer TV Is Not Just For Reruns Anymore

By: Bill Cushing – June, 2015 There was a time when summertime meant reruns on TV for 3 months. That is no longer the case. Now summer is…

Access to Public Records is a Matter of Life or Death

Access to Public Records is a Matter of Life or Death

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – June, 2015 This month, Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Duggan was front and center in this state’s media environment for a couple of days. Most media people referred…

THE DOCTOR IS IN! – Thoughts on Addiction

THE DOCTOR IS IN! – Thoughts on Addiction

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan, MD June, 2015 Human beings are hardwired towards addiction. Modern society has evolved a mind-boggling number of traps that ensnare members of the human…

Paying Attention!

Salisbury Town Manager Neil Harrington is The Poster Boy for Why We Need a New Public Records Law

Salisbury Town Manager Neil Harrington is The Poster Boy for Why We Need a New Public Records Law

  NEIL HARRINGTON IS THE POSTER BOY When I started this journey to reform our state’s public records law five years…

Methuen Ride Along as Police Test Body Cameras

Methuen Ride Along as Police Test Body Cameras

By: Tom Duggan – June, 2015 The Methuen police are testing new body camera equipment donated to the department as part…

Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni & Senator Katy Ives – Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (6-12-14)

Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni & Senator Katy Ives – Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (6-12-14)

Listen to or Download Hour 1: Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni talks about running for reelection, the new turf at Nicholson Stadium,…