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Methuen Police Arrest Two After Fight in Apartment Building NEMLEC SWAT Team Assists

Methuen Police Arrest Two After Fight in Apartment Building NEMLEC SWAT Team Assists

The Methuen Police Department reports that with the assistance of a regional SWAT team, they arrested two men and recovered an illegal firearm and Fentanyl after a fight…

Meet the New Restaurant Pop Up in Lawrence

Meet the New Restaurant Pop Up in Lawrence

We are getting ready to welcome a new food entrepreneur into our business incubator, the Revolving Test Kitchen (RTK). RTK is a collaboration between Lupoli Companies, the city…

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Audit Highlights Need for Improved Access to Opioid Counseling and Expanded Prescriber Training

Audit Highlights Need for Improved Access to Opioid Counseling and Expanded Prescriber Training

Report focuses on patients who were prescribed buprenorphine as part of their medication-assisted treatment Boston,…

Methuen’s Airman 1st Class Travis W. Hirst Completes Basic Training with the Air Force

Methuen’s Airman 1st Class Travis W. Hirst Completes Basic Training with the Air Force

Congratulations are in order for Airman First Class, Travis W. Hirst, of Methuen MA, for…

My Goal for Local Community Development & Business ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR DIZOGLIO

My Goal for Local Community Development & Business ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Dear Valley Patriot Readers, Think for a moment of the last local business you visited.…

Don’t Dare to Ask Questions in Dracut!

Don’t Dare to Ask Questions in Dracut!

By: Brian Genest -Feb. 2019 In Dracut, you don’t question “the powers that be.” If…

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Chicago Proves Superior To Essex County District Attorney Blodgett

Chicago Proves Superior To Essex County District Attorney Blodgett

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – March, 2019 Chicago just indicted and arrested Jussie Smollett, an actor, for the felony of filing a false police complaint. The false complaint aimed…

Healthy Aging: The Clock Is Ticking ~ YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

Healthy Aging: The Clock Is Ticking ~ YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

It sounds pretty simple: The key to healthy aging is living a healthier lifestyle. Eating a healthy diet is very important while we are aging and including some…

‘Russian Doll’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

‘Russian Doll’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

  By: Bill Cushing – March, 2019 ‘Russian Doll,’ the new Netflix series starring Natasha Lyonne (Orange Is The New Black) is the perfect show for a weekend…

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Mayor Orders Police to Throw Homeless Out of Buckley Garage, Shuts Down Group That Fed and Serviced the Homeless

Mayor Orders Police to Throw Homeless Out of Buckley Garage, Shuts Down Group That Fed and Serviced the Homeless

Despite Proof That Photos of Garbage and Needles Were Not from TMF, Rivera Doubles Down For the past 6 months a volunteer…

Columbia Gas Brought Out the Best in Lawrence ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

Columbia Gas Brought Out the Best in Lawrence ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

THE DISASTER Sitting in my office listening to the police scanner it was obvious from the time the first call went…

PAYING ATTENTION ~ Methuen Scandals and Cover Ups Show Lack of Leadership – State MUST Take Over NOW!

PAYING ATTENTION ~ Methuen Scandals and Cover Ups Show Lack of Leadership – State MUST Take Over NOW!

The City of Methuen is in a serious crisis. Not just a funding crisis but a management crisis, a leadership crisis…