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“Millennial Referendum on Marijuana Retail Stores in Lawrence”

“Millennial Referendum on Marijuana Retail Stores in Lawrence”

By: Tomas Michel – June 2019 The Lawrence Police Department made 755 drug related arrests in the community it serves, according to their annual report for 2018. A…

State Legislature Funds Road Repairs, Combats Distracted Driving

State Legislature Funds Road Repairs, Combats Distracted Driving

By: Linda Dean Campbell – June, 2019 In May, the Legislature advanced two pieces of legislation to improve road safety in the Commonwealth. One authorizes the sale of…

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My Work on This Year’s Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIANA DIZOGLIO

My Work on This Year’s Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIANA DIZOGLIO

June, 2019 Hello Valley Patriot Readers, After a spirited week of debate, the Massachusetts State…

Lawrence’s Angus MacPherson, Two Wars and Forty Years of Naval Service! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Lawrence’s Angus MacPherson, Two Wars and Forty Years of Naval Service! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

  By John Cuddy – June, 2019 Lawrence’s Angus MacPherson, better known as Mac, was…

Why I’m Running for Methuen City Council At-Large

Why I’m Running for Methuen City Council At-Large

My name is D.J. Beauregard, and I am running to serve as one of three…

Moulton, Trahan Partner on Combined Sewer Overflow Alert Bill—STOP CSO Act

Moulton, Trahan Partner on Combined Sewer Overflow Alert Bill—STOP CSO Act

Bill is among the first federal steps in addressing the 770 million gallons of sewage…

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My 2019 Emmy Wish List ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

My 2019 Emmy Wish List ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – June, 2019 The Primetime Emmy nominations will be announced shortly and every year I like to review the past year in TV and give…

The Government is Responsible For Sky-High Drug Prices

The Government is Responsible For Sky-High Drug Prices

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – June, 2019 Liberal Lion Ted Kennedy pushed through the 1980 Bayh-Dole Act and the 2009 Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act. The Bayh-Dole Act…

The Promises of God

The Promises of God

By: Peter Larocque – June, 2019 I am absolutely almost positive that many of you have heard the proverb, “Promises Made, Promises Kept”. As I looked for the…

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Carina Pappalardo, TMF Win Goodwill Ambassador Award

Carina Pappalardo, TMF Win Goodwill Ambassador Award

Valley Patriot Renames Award for Good Samaritan Scott Clegg By: Tom Duggan, April, 2019 Last year a Good Samaritan in the…

All those EVIL Outsiders Bad Mouthing Lawrence! ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

All those EVIL Outsiders Bad Mouthing Lawrence! ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

March, 2019 There is no question that the City of Lawrence is the hub of the opioid epidemic in New England.…

Blistering Report Details Methuen Corruption

Blistering Report Details Methuen Corruption

REPORT: Four Councilors Benefited from Police Contract Vote The state Inspector General’s Office (IG) is an independent state agency that conducts…