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What Was the Message on Election Day?

What Was the Message on Election Day?

By: John MacDonald – November, 2014 It would be easy for Republicans to gloat about the nationwide beating they gave the President and his party. I’m sure some…

Moving Forward: Post-Election Day 2014 Analysis

Moving Forward: Post-Election Day 2014 Analysis

By: Oscar Camargo – November 2014 Election Day has come and gone and for some, it’s a measure of relief. In North Andover, the phone calls during dinner…

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Put on Your Big Boy Pants ~ By Jeff Katz

Put on Your Big Boy Pants ~ By Jeff Katz

  By: Jeff Katz – November, 2104  Just a few days after the 2014 midterm…

Haverhill Police Arrest Watertown Man Delivering Drugs Purchased on Medical Marijuana Website

Haverhill Police Arrest Watertown Man Delivering Drugs Purchased on Medical Marijuana Website

By: Tom Duggan, 11-20-14 Haverhill police arrested a Watertown man Thursday night on Computer Dr.…

Methuen Public Schools Awarded $28K for Professional Development

Methuen Public Schools Awarded $28K for Professional Development

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced today that a $28,000 grant will be used…

In Global Warming Battle Truth is the Biggest Casualty

In Global Warming Battle Truth is the Biggest Casualty

By: Christine Morabito – November 2014 On a recent trip to Maine, I hiked the…

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Corruption Must be Baker’s First Priority – Valley Patriot Editorial (11-14)

Corruption Must be Baker’s First Priority – Valley Patriot Editorial (11-14)

Massachusetts Governor-elect Charlie Baker has a tough job ahead of him. We believe Baker must identify and address the rampant corruption epidemic plaguing the state before he can…

Paying Attention Podcast – State Rep. Jim Lyons on Corruption and Job Selling at the State House (November 15, 2014 )

Paying Attention Podcast – State Rep. Jim Lyons on Corruption and Job Selling at the State House (November 15, 2014 )

CLICK TO LISTEN TO HOUR 1 CLICK TO LISTEN TO  HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked with Andover State Rep. Jim Lyons about the corruption in state…

Shawn Hansen’s Comedy Corner with Brad Sherwood

Shawn Hansen’s Comedy Corner with Brad Sherwood

By: Shawn Hansen – October 8, 2014 Shawn Hansen has never written a Question and Answer interview for The Valley Patriot until now (his 84th article with The VP –…

Paying Attention!

Tom Duggan’s Election Notebook – Understanding the Ballot Questions, Bi-partisanship and Why You Should Vote

Tom Duggan’s Election Notebook – Understanding the Ballot Questions, Bi-partisanship and  Why You Should Vote

  Tuesday, November 4th is Election Day. On this year’s ballot are races for Governor, Congress, US Senate, State Auditor, State…

Little Dick Howe’s Hatred ~ Paying Attention with Tom Duggan

Little Dick Howe’s  Hatred ~ Paying Attention with Tom Duggan

By: Tom Duggan – October, 2014 Anyone who listens to my radio show on Saturday mornings on 980WCAP in Lowell (10-noon)…

How One Party Rule Fuels Fraud and Mismanagement in MA, Part I

How One Party Rule Fuels Fraud and Mismanagement in MA, Part I

The Valley Patriot has covered many state corruption stories in the past ten and a half years. What we observed in…