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“Faces of Jesus” International Mail Art Exhibit Showing In Haverhill

“Faces of Jesus” International Mail Art Exhibit Showing In Haverhill

  By: Tom Duggan – May, 2011 When Methuen artist Sharon Silverman decided to curate a Mail Art exhibit depicting the many faces of Jesus from around the world, she…

Why is Lowell City Council listening to a P.A.C?

Why is Lowell City Council listening to a P.A.C?

  By: Gerry Nutter – May, 2011 On April 26th for the 2nd time since February the Lowell City Council received a “White Paper” dealing with suggestions of how the…

Phil Laverriere Deserved Better

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL   For nearly 40 years Phil Laverriere served the Merrimack Valley as the head of the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council. In that time, Mr. Laverriere helped…

It’s time for us to “Let the Mitt Hit the Fan”

It’s time for us to “Let the Mitt Hit the Fan”

  By: Jeff Katz – May, 2011 Sporting his best Brooks Brothers casual while serving up chicken chili in a barnyard, Willard Mitt Romney made it officially official the other…

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Candidates for Office and More

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Candidates for Office and More

By: Ronnie Ford – May 2012 Get your calculators out folks! Yep! There are 763 candidates for various offices in the Merrimack Valley area. Some are good, some not so…

“Hey, Governor Patrick, You Don’t Speak for Me!”

  By: Kenneth Willette  May, 2012 I was quite amused to learn recently that Deval Patrick will be making the rounds on the national press circuit as an official spokesperson…

An “F” on Transparancy in Massachusetts (opnion)

  By: Rob Eno – May, 2012 After completing work on a $32.5 billion budget, Speaker Robert DeLeo (D-Winthrop) said the budget process was, “the most open and transparent we…

Haverhill Mayor Receives Bequest for City’s Law Enforcement

  May – 2012 Mayor James J. Fiorentini is pleased to announce that the City of Haverhill has received a bequest from the Elmo D’Alessandro 1996 Trust in the amount…

Censorship of political dissent in Groveland

Censorship of political dissent in Groveland

  By: Joe D’Amore – May, 2012 Here is my response to questions raised by a reporter of a local newspaper. Groveland’s Candidate’s Night is the only event that offers…

Rep. Hill: I Supported Ban on Devocalizing Dogs

Rep. Hill: I Supported Ban on Devocalizing Dogs

Tom Duggan – May, 2012 State Representatives Brad Hill (R) says that he took exception to comments made in a Valley Patriot story this month on a set of bills…

Receiver Riley’s Millions

Receiver Riley’s Millions

Free Dental for all LPS Students and their Families   By: Tom Duggan, July, 2012 LAWRENCE – With the Lawrence Public School under the complete control of the State Department…

Our Little Tea Party Is Growing Up

Our Little Tea Party Is Growing Up

By: Christine Morabito, President Greater Boston Tea Party May, 2012 Growing pains are inevitable for any fledgling organization. The Tea Party in Massachusetts was stretched to its outer limits over…

Language Manipulation and the War on Truth

Language Manipulation and the War on Truth

Morality Matters! By: Paul Murano Whoever wins the battle of language inevitably wins the war. This principle is nowhere truer than in culture wars, where false philosophies depend on manipulation…

The Earth is But One Country

The Earth is But One Country

Ye Gay Old Valley  By: Dani Langevin, Lesbian Columnist May, 2012  “The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens.” This message struck me as simple and true, but…

Moran Answers Tough Questions in Bid for State Rep.

Moran Answers Tough Questions in Bid for State Rep.

Will not commit to quitting council or stepping down as council President if he wins   By: Valley Patriot Staff – May, 2012 Lawrence City Council President Frank Moran is…

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