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Hero in Our Midst: Corporal Samuel Blumenfeld

Hero in Our Midst: Corporal Samuel Blumenfeld

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH   By: Helen Mooradkanian – August, 2012   On March 3, 1945, in Italy’s northern Apennines, storm clouds gathered as Private Samuel L. Blumenfeld, now of…

Chang’s TKD Celebrates 10 Years of Community Service

Chang’s TKD Celebrates 10 Years of Community Service

 August, 2012 We did it! Chang’s Taekwondo America is celebrating 10 years of community service in Haverhill as well as 1st year anniversary in Methuen. As a result of this…

Lawrence’s Enterprise Orphanages

Lawrence’s Enterprise Orphanages

  By; Peter Larocque – August, 2o12 That’s right, folks! I said orphanages. Lawrence, the nation’s first planned industrial city; which was once known for its massive mills lining the…

Defining the Machine

  By: Patrick Barron & Christopher Maider – August, 2012 In 2010 America elected a new breed of Congressional and Senatorial Representatives. The idea and the hope was that they would…

Why I Cannot Support Bill Manzi for Senate (opinion)

  By Ken Willette, August, 2012 I have known Bill Manzi since the mid-90s through our volunteer efforts affiliated with the Methuen Arlington Neighborhood and through our respective stints on…

Valley Advocates Lead the Way in Child Protection Legislation

Valley Advocates Lead the Way in Child Protection Legislation

  By; Eva Montabello – July, 2012 For more than a decade several pieces of child protection legislation have been in front of Massachusetts’s leadership, typically dying in the Judiciary…

Methuen Police Chief: Drug Dealers Invade Methuen

Methuen Police Chief: Drug Dealers Invade Methuen

Police Chief Joe Solomon Talks of Drugs, Politics and all those Lawsuits By: Tom Duggan, August 8, 2012 Methuen Police Chief, Joe Solomon, appeared on 980AM WCAP’s Paying Attention! Radio…

Union Thuggery: Coming to a Town Near You!

  By: Eric Fisher – August, 2011 If it can happen to Newburyport, it can happen to YOU. Notice it says, “to Newburyport” because Electrician’s Union IBEW Local 103 has…

Ethics Commission Fines Private Salesman $55K for Bribery

Ethics Commission Fines Private Salesman $55K for Bribery

The State Ethics Commission has fined a salesman from CBE Holdings for paying bribes to an official at the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to gain state funded contracts through the…

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