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Senator Tarr, Rep. Vallee to File Bill for Active Duty License Plates

Senator Tarr, Rep. Vallee to File Bill for  Active Duty License Plates

    By: Senator Bruce Tarr– October, 2011 Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) and State Representative James E. Vallee (D-Franklin) announced today they will be filing legislation requiring the…

October is National Adopt a Dog Month

October is National Adopt a Dog Month

  By: Tracey Zysk – October, 2011 Well when you have three animal writers for the Valley Patriot all PRO ADOPTION…you know we are all very excited about the month…

“I’m Animal Friendly” License Plate Marks Milestone

“I’m Animal Friendly” License Plate Marks Milestone

By:Tracey Zysk – October, 2011 On September 24, 2011 I had the wonderful opportunity to meet Karen Smith of the Massachusetts Animal Coalition at the New England Pet Expo in…

THE DRACUT UPDATE

By: Cathy Richards – October, 2011 Fall is here!! This is my favorite time of year, as it is for many of you. Dracut started this fall with two spectacular…

Firefighters Oppose DiNuccio Over Stand on Ambulance Privatization

Firefighters Oppose  DiNuccio Over Stand on Ambulance Privatization

  By: Tom Duggan – October, 2011 Methuen Firefighters Union President Tim Sheehy publicly called for all firefighters who live in the City of Methuen to oppose the candidacy of…

How the Race Was Won… Or… Go West Young Man

  By: Methuen Mayor Bill Manzi – October, 2011 The Methuen Mayoral primary results are in, with Al DiNuccio topping the ticket, and Steve Zanni finishing second. Both Ken Willette…

Our Politicians Failed Us in the City of Lawrence

  By: Robert O’Koniewski – October, 2011 Election time is once again upon us here in Lawlesstown. The choices we make on Tuesday, November 8 will dictate how the remaining…

Voter ID, Secure Communities-Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

Voter ID, Secure Communities-Don’t Get Your Hopes Up

  By: Jamison Tomasek – October, 2011 It is very hard to be positive about Lawrence. There has been a lot of press lately about a number of issues important…

Hero in Our Midst: Staff Sgt. John Katsaros Part II

Hero in Our Midst: Staff Sgt. John Katsaros Part II

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH   By: Helen Mooradkanian – October, 2011 Last month we described the miraculous escape of downed airman, John Katsaros, USAAF, of Haverhill, whose life was…

Rep. Lyons Demand to Know How Much State Money is Spent on Illegal Aliens

Rep. Lyons Demand to Know How Much State Money is Spent on Illegal Aliens

LYONS’ AMENDMENT CLEARS THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES   October 5, 2011    BOSTON – State Representative Jim Lyons (R-Andover), joined by his Republican House colleagues, introduced a “transparency in spending”…

Security too Restrictive at North Andover High School

Security too Restrictive at North Andover High School

  By: Zack Murray – October, 2011 Up until this September, North Andover High School was the last public high school in the region without a regimented security program. Seniors…

Why I Endorse Al Dinuccio

Why I Endorse Al Dinuccio

By: Kenneth Willette – October, 2012  Starting this endorsement article, I would be remiss by not taking this opportunity to personally thank the hundreds of voters who expressed confidence in…

October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October Is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

 Cyber Safety for Seniors By: Celeste Begley – October, 2011 October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, making it an excellent time to talk with your aging loved one about…

Let’s Talk About Food – Yes, I used to be Obese

Let’s Talk About Food – Yes, I used to be Obese

  By: Pennie Hale – October, 2011 I used to be morbidly obese. How did that feel? On a consistent basis, I felt depressed and tired. I had low self-esteem…

Fairies, Dykes, and other Mythological Creatures

Fairies, Dykes, and other Mythological Creatures

By: Dani Langevin – October, 2011 Yes, Linda Harvey, there really are gay people. In case you are not familiar with her, Linda Harvey is a marketing mogul. She has…

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