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Methuen Salem Rotary Honors Teachers and Students of the Year

Methuen Salem Rotary Honors Teachers and Students of the Year

By: Diana DiZoglio, Valley Patriot Reporter – April, 2012 On April 3, Methuen, MA/Salem, NH Rotary hosted their second annual Celebration of Achievement Banquet at Merrimack Valley Golf Club. President…

How Supermarkets Sabotage Dieters- Let’s Talk About Food Addiction with Pennie Hale

How Supermarkets Sabotage Dieters- Let’s Talk About Food Addiction with Pennie Hale

By: Pennie Hale – April, 2012 Sabotage! Why is it that whenever you make it known to your family, friends and co-workers that you are dieting, they seem to want…

Pain Management at End-of-Life

Pain Management at End-of-Life

By: Dr. Rami Rustum – April, 2012 Pain relief at the end of life is a top priority task for patients, family caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Failure to achieve such…

Beyond the Obamacare Debate

Beyond the Obamacare Debate

By: Christen Varley – April, 2012 I spent the better portion of last week reading, watching, and waiting for news from the Supreme Court. The hearings held to determine the…

RIP Axel – Chelmsford K-9

RIP Axel – Chelmsford K-9

By: Tracey Zysk – April 2012 On March 23, 2012 Chelmsford Police K-9 Axel took his final ride in his police cruiser. Axel, a 5yr old Czechoslovakian shepherd passed away from…

Here’s A Guaranteed Fix for Lawrence Schools: The Children of Lawrence Deserve Real Reform

Here’s A Guaranteed Fix for Lawrence Schools:  The Children of Lawrence Deserve Real Reform

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX SIMPLE MATH Only 25 percent of Lawrence’s eighth grade students, based on MCAS test results, are proficient in mathematics. The percentage of proficient students increases to…

Can Hypoglycemia and Diabetes be Managed?

Can Hypoglycemia and Diabetes be Managed?

Lab testing ranges are EXTREMELY BROAD! By: Dr. Jin Sung – April, 2012 From a medical standpoint, normal blood glucose levels have a broad range of 70 to 105, while…

Mrs. Kennedy and the Politics of Anti-Catholic “Catholicism” – MORALITY MATTERS with Paul Murano

Mrs. Kennedy and the Politics of Anti-Catholic “Catholicism” – MORALITY MATTERS with Paul Murano

By: Paul Murano – April, 2012 Victoria Reggie Kennedy, wife of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, was slated to be the 2012 commencement speaker at Anna Maria College in Paxton,…

Daniel Lahiff Pays $5,000 Civil Penalty, for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

Lowell Regional Water Utility Executive Director Improperly used Utility generators and employees for personal purposes April, 2012 The Ethics Commission approved a Disposition Agreement in which Lowell Regional Water Utility (“LRWU”)…

Lawrence State Representative Marcos Devers Named Legislator of the Year

Lawrence State Representative Marcos Devers Named Legislator of the Year

April, 2012 State Representative Marcos Devers (DLawrence) was honored as the Legislator of the Year from CLASS, Inc. on Thursday, March 22, 2012.  “I feel humbled and honored with this unexpected and…

We are Lawrence?

We are Lawrence?

  By: Peter Larocque – April, 2012 The response to an article in March’s Boston Magazine entitled, “Lawrence, MA: City of the Damned” by city politicians and community activist young…

TOMORROW’S HEROES: Local Marine Recruits

TOMORROW’S HEROES: Local Marine Recruits

By: Tom Duggan – April 2012 The United States Marines are indisputably the greatest fighting force in the history of mankind. Last month local recruits gathered with their families at…

How did Methuen manage to hold line on taxes?

How did Methuen manage to hold line on taxes?

By: Mayor Bill Manzi – April 2012 The Boston Globe recently published a story on the municipal finance system that detailed the fact that Methuen, on a percentage basis, was…

15% of N.A. Voters Choose New Town Officials

15% of N.A. Voters Choose New Town Officials

By: Tom Duggan – April 2012 Less than 16% of the Town’s registered voters bothered to go to the polls last month and cast a ballot for Selectman, Town Moderator,…

Great Adventurer Charlie Salisbury … seeking next adventure

Great Adventurer Charlie Salisbury … seeking next adventure

By: Eva Montabello – April 2012 The title of this story may not be the typical way that North Andover residents see their former Town Moderator. When I first met…

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