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Show your I.D. to vote: protect the process

Show your I.D. to vote: protect the process

  By: Ralph Zazula – October, 2010 A bipartisan citizen’s initiative called “Show ID to Vote” has been created in Massachusetts to address fraudulent voting across the USA. Through increased…

Spaying and neutering is so important

Spaying and neutering is so important

PUPPY LOVE WITH KATE WHITNEY     By: PuppyGirl Kate Whitney – October, 2010 Spaying and neutering has become “the norm” for today’s pet owners, but how many of you…

VALLEY PATRIOTS OF THE MONTH: GOLD STAR MOTHERS

VALLEY PATRIOTS OF THE MONTH: GOLD STAR MOTHERS

HEROES IN OUR MIDST – GOLD STAR MOTHERS   Valley Patriot Staff – October, 2010 Our Valley Patriot of the Month is usually dedicated to a man or woman who…

Democrat State Senator Steve Baddour Defends Tea Party

Democrat State Senator Steve Baddour Defends Tea Party

  Sen. Baddour a Frequent Attendee At Tea Party Meetings By: Tom Duggan – October 08, 2010 Democrat State Senator Steve Baddour of Methuen has been seen networking and even…

Get Rid of Calculators

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX EXTRA By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – October, 2010 ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE NY TIMES In my experience teaching college freshmen, my sense is that the average…

Vote YOUR Values This November

Vote YOUR Values This November

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – October, 2010 Do you believe in personal responsibility, or do you want to be oppressively taxed to permit others to escape…

They Came to Honor Pangi

  By: Tom Duggan – October, 2010 Last month hundreds of friends supporters and elected officials gathered at the Meadow Creek Golf Club in Dracut to honor the outgoing State…

Dracut’s Mainstream Media Lost its Integrity and Its Audience

    By: D.J. Deeb – October, 2010 Perhaps the title of this column should be, “The Importance of Studying Several Different Sources Before Making a Decision”, but I just…

Debunking Eagle Tribune editorial on early retirement- it does save money

Debunking Eagle Tribune editorial on early retirement- it does save money

  By: Methuen Mayor Bill Manzi – October, 2010 An editorial in the Eagle~Tribune last month called into question the real savings to taxpayers that would come from Methuen’s adoption…

Karyn Polito tours North Andover, Addresses Torissi attacks

Karyn Polito tours North Andover, Addresses Torissi attacks

 Candidate for Massachusetts State Treasurer Karyn Polito By: Tom Duggan – October, 2010 The Valley Patriot caught up with Karyn Polito touring North Andover last month where Valley Patriot editor…

Charlie Baker: I will put Lawrence into receivership

Charlie Baker: I will put Lawrence into receivership

Baker says if elected, Lantigua will not manage city finances  Candidate for Governor Tells Tea Party Lantigua not Fit By: Tom Duggan – October, 2010 Earlier this year, Lawrence Mayor…

Patrick Blanchette fined $20,000 for taking money from campaign

Patrick Blanchette fined $20,000 for taking money from campaign

Blanchette is Mayor Lantigua’s Economic Development Director and Former City Council President By: Tom Duggan – October, 2010 The State Office of Campaign Finance (OCPF) has fined former Lawrence City…

Torissi desperate to hold on to Rep. Seat

Torissi desperate to hold on to Rep. Seat

Kevin Begley talks issues while Torissi launches personal attacks   By: Tom Duggan – October, 2010   A debate was held between State Rep. Dave Torissi and his Republican challenger…

Welcome Back Police Chief Solomon

Welcome Back Police Chief Solomon

We Predicted his illegal Firing would lead to his return and it has Valley Patriot Editorial October, 2010   Love him or hate him, Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon may…

For Those About to Vote, We Salute You!

For Those About to Vote, We Salute You!

  By: Christine Morabito – October, 2010 I’m absolutely humbled by the Tea Party and what they have been able to accomplish over the past 18 months. Not bad for…

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