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Hope and Change

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL NOVEMBER, 2010   Election night 2010 was stunning for many here in Massachusetts, but the results were not always what we hoped for. Many of us worked…

When it’s time to say good-bye …

When it’s time to say good-bye …

Puppy Love with Kate Whitney   By; PuppyGirl Kate Whitney – November, 2010 I want to apologize for this month’s column…it’s not a happy or funny column, it’s actually kind…

PDgAys

PDgAys

  By; Dani Langevin – Lesbian Columnist – November, 2010 Public Displays of Affection (PDA), I see them all the time. Students hugging in the halls, people old and young…

The Shallow World of Politics

The Shallow World of Politics

  By: Paul Murano – November, 2010 Okay, so Republicans have picked up major gains in this midterm election. Is this something conservatives should celebrate? Does it mean the country…

Patrick-Baker Result No Surprise

Patrick-Baker Result No Surprise

  By: Robert O’Koniewki – November, 2010 If one had paid the slightest bit of attention to the progression of the latest gubernatorial election one would not have been surprised…

Local, National Leaders Honored For Protecting Children

Local, National Leaders Honored For Protecting Children

By: Laurie Myers – November, 2010 Community VOICES a Victims’ Rights organization whose mission it is to raise awareness of child sexual abuse, missing and exploited children and Internet predators…

Lowering Dracut Town Meeting Quorum to 50 is a bad idea

Lowering Dracut Town Meeting Quorum to 50 is a bad idea

  By: D.J. Deeb – November, 2010 Dracut residents recently rejected a warrant article lowering the quorum requirement at its annual November town meetings to 50. This change was proposed…

Aggravated Assaults Keep Rising in Lawrence

    By: Tom Duggan – November, 2010 LAWRENCE, MA: Reductions in the Lawrence Police Department continue to negatively impact crime in that City. Aggravated assaults climbed 94% for the…

Local Author helps aspiring writers get published

Local Author helps aspiring writers get published

  By: Rebecca Duggan Kruschwitz – November, 2010 Lawrence native Ken Tingle, is a celebrated local author with glowing reviews of “The Girl in the Italian Bakery” and an honorable mention…

Faggan, L’Italien, Pelosi Dumped Ding, Dong, the Worst are Gone!

Faggan, L’Italien, Pelosi Dumped Ding, Dong, the Worst are Gone!

GEORGETOWN TODAY By: Lawrence “Lonnie” Brennan – November, 2010 Locally and nationally, ultra-liberal, ultra-taxing, ultra-arrogant and entrenched politicians got slapped in the face and kicked to the curb. It’s about…

What is the Tea Party Movement?

  By: Tom Weaver – November, 2010 What unites this group of Americans? They meet, share ideas and listen without the benefit of elected leaders or organization rules. What is…

Shaky new standards for college readiness

Shaky new standards for college readiness

  By: Sandra Stotsky – November, 2010 SPECIAL TO THE VALLEY PATRIOT “Dr. Ormsby is taking the month off to assess the existential meaning of the election results. He will…

A rebuilding year for conservatives in Massachusetts

By: Christine Morabito – November, 2010 I write this column with a heavy heart as conservatives across the state begin a painful recovery process. I won’t pretend that I’m not…

A Call to Respect Our Public Safety Officials

  By: Marc LaPlante - Lawrence City Councilor – November, 2010 The following is from a prepared statement given to the Lawrence City Council by Councilor Marc LaPlante two days before the…

Paying Attention! Radio Program returns to the airwaves

Paying Attention! Radio Program returns to the airwaves

By: Paula Porten Valley Patriot president and founder Tom Duggan announced last week on his Facebook page that the Paying Attention! Radio Program, has been picked up by WHAV radio…

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