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Ask the Reverse Mortgage Guy

  By: Bob Irving – August, 2011 Sandra and Martin Walsh represent a new breed of homeowner facing a dilemma that is increasingly common. After 45 years of marriage they…

The Parasitic Left Says “FEED ME!”

The Parasitic Left Says “FEED ME!”

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX “There will be no bargain, young Jedi. I shall enjoy watching you die.” Jabba the Hutt, Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi By: Dr.…

Voter Fraud Discovered in Lawrence

  By: Jamison Tomasek – August, 2011 When the discussion turns to voting in Lawrence, there are many stories of irregularities. Some are firsthand, many are secondhand and some are…

Obama’s Birth Control Plan

Obama’s Birth Control Plan

  By Paul Murano – August, 2011 The Obama administration said last month that health insurance plans must cover birth control as preventive care for women, with no co-pays. This…

Obamacare: Lies and the Lying Liars Who Told Them (Part 1)

Obamacare: Lies and the Lying Liars Who Told Them (Part 1)

By Christine Morabito – August, 2011 On March 23, 2010 President Obama signed into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the most far-reaching piece of legislation ever concocted.…

An Interview with New Police Chief Paul Gallagher

An Interview with New Police Chief Paul Gallagher

  August, 2011 Newly appointed Police Chief Paul Gallagher in North Andover sat down with Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan to talk about his new job, his background and where…

The Violence Continues in Lawrence

The Violence Continues in Lawrence

 Short Handed and Under Siege Cops Get Little Support At City Hall    By: Tom Duggan – August, 2011 It was a busy Saturday night in Lawrence as the men…

Despicable

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL  August, 2o11 The number of underhanded tactics employed by Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua and his supporters against the efforts to gather signatures for his recall were staggering. And they…

What’s MA’s Job-Growth Strategy: Hoping, Hunting, or Helping?

  By: Mike Hruby – August, 2011 On Thursday, July 21st, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) announced that our state unemployment measure stayed at 7.6%…

Turner & Nason: Together Again!

Turner & Nason: Together Again!

  By: Lawrence, “Lonnie” Brennan – August, 2011 What exactly is Moonlight Productions and how did they ever produce such a moving theatrical production in Georgetown this summer? Impossible to…

Changes to the CPA in Dracut

  By: Kathy Richardson – August, 2011 To those who know Dracut, it brings to mind beautiful farms, rock walls, a rich Yankee heritage and a community that stood tall…

Manzi Signs Letter on Debt

Manzi Signs Letter on Debt

  From the desk of Methuen Mayor Bill Manzi –  August – 2011 A Letter to the President and Congress was signed by Methuen Mayor Bill Manzi and other area…

Amy Winehouse and hero worship today

Amy Winehouse and hero worship today

  By: Jeff Katz – August, 2011 They tried to make her go to rehab, but she said no, no, no. It looks like she should have said yes, yes,…

Heroes In Our Midst: Col. Van T. Barfoot

Heroes In Our Midst: Col. Van T. Barfoot

  By: Helen Mooradanian – August, 2011 In May 1944 during World War II, near Carano, Italy, 24-year old Sergeant Van T. Barfoot risked his life in extraordinary heroism. Single-handedly,…