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Protesting the Protesters; Unions and Anarchists Exposed

Protesting the Protesters; Unions and Anarchists Exposed

By: Christine Morabito – May, 2011 Massachusetts Tea Party groups celebrated Tax Day with events designed to celebrate their unsung hero–the taxpayer. Events began on April 15 with the third…

Alex Talcott First to Pull Nomination Papers for 2011 Amesbury Elections

Alex Talcott First to Pull Nomination Papers for 2011 Amesbury Elections

  May, 2011 Amesbury, MA — Minutes before 8:00 a.m., Amesbury resident Alex Talcott requested and obtained nomination papers from the Amesbury Town Clerk, becoming the first person to do…

Monarch on The Merrimack Back on Track

Monarch on The Merrimack Back on Track

 By: Tom Duggan, May, 2011 Bob Ansin, (CEO of sustainable development company MassInnovation, and developer of the Wood Mill in Lawrence) has had his multi-million dollar renovation project on hold…

Raw Sewage Still flowing into Shawsheen

Raw Sewage Still flowing into Shawsheen

By: Tom Duggan – May, 2011 A Full year ago, in May of 2010, The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent a letter to Lawrence DPW Director Frank McCann informing the…

Oh, My Good, Gay God!

Oh, My Good, Gay God!

  By: Dani Langevin, Lesbian Columnist – May, 2011 Paint a boy’s toenails pink and the whole world as we know it is going to implode. Recently, J. Crew posted…

Reveling in Death

Reveling in Death

  By; Paul Murano – May, 2011 The Bin Laden saga has illustrated to the world two ugly manifestations of the hate that lurks in the hearts of men. The…

  By: Christine Morabito – May, 2011 Massachusetts Tea Party groups celebrated Tax Day with events designed to celebrate their unsung hero–the taxpayer. Events began on April 15 with the…

Georgetown: A Town Divided, Yet Again

Georgetown: A Town Divided, Yet Again

  By: Lawrence, “Lonnie” Brennan – May, 2011 Hi. Did I mention that Georgetown School Superintendent Carol Jacobs will garner $174,300 of taxpayer money this year? And that we have…

Reyes Demands Lantgua Pay Back School Funds

Reyes Demands Lantgua Pay Back School Funds

  By; Tom Duggan – May, 2011   Lawrence School Committeeman Sammy Reyes (District D) has written a scathing letter to the city council demanding that education funds (which were…

Where’s the Punch Line, Mister President?

Where’s the Punch Line, Mister President?

  By: Jeff Katz -May, 2011   Yesterday was a big television day for me. I came home after slaving over a hot microphone for four straight hours, made some…

UN Human Rights Commission Demands a Full Accounting of US Raid in Pakistan

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL   May, 2011   So let’s give it to them. We think it should go something like this: We really appreciate your interest in our recent raid…

Repeal of Ban on Educational Dinners for Doctors Passes House

Economic Impact and Lack of Influence on Doctors cited in repeal, issue now moves to the State Senate By: Dave Andelman - May, 2011 Boston – Massachusetts is now one step…

An Open Letter to President Obama

An Open Letter to President Obama

  By Mark Dubinski – May, 2011   President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500   Dear President Obama: With all due respect, I…

Lawrence Councilors Put Mayor On Notice – No More Public Safety Layoffs

The following letter was sent to Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua from members of the Lawrence City Council   The Honorable William Lantigua Mayor, City of Lawrence City Hall 200 Common Street…

Hundreds Rally to Save Saint Mary’s School

Hundreds Rally to Save Saint Mary’s School

Catholic Church to Close Saint Mary’s After Promising to keep it Open By: Tom Duggan – May, 2011 Hundreds of students, parents and supporters of Saint Mary’s School of the…

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