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Fat Letters Do Nothing to Fight Obesity

Fat Letters Do Nothing to Fight Obesity

By: Tracy Watson, North Andover Selectman,  – March 2013 This recent week has brought much media attention to my family. This attention has come due to the fact that my…

Lowell Gets $365K Grant for English Language Learners

LOWELL — As part of Gov. Deval Patrick’s Gateway Cities Education Agenda, the Lowell Public Schools were awarded $365,000 in grant funding last week that will directly benefit students. Lowell…

Ye Gay Ol’ Valley – The Stench of Hate

Ye Gay Ol’ Valley – The Stench of Hate

  By: Dani Langevin – Valley Patriot Lesbian Columnist March 2013 I was angered the other morning, while eating my breakfast and watching the early morning news, to hear about…

Two Women, One Trend: A reflection of our culture today

Two Women, One Trend: A reflection of our culture today

By: Paul Murano – March 2013 This past month saw two stories in the news that speak volumes beyond their headlines. Not surprisingly they were about sex and death respectively,…

DEMOCRAT CORNER: Hunger in the Land O’ Plenty

DEMOCRAT CORNER: Hunger in the Land O’ Plenty

By: Mara Dolan Turning on CNN after a lovely Valentine’s dinner on the town with the blossoming young woman who is my daughter, I was appalled at what I saw.…

Lyons Calls for Reform at Department of Public Health

Lyons Calls for Reform at Department of Public Health

BOSTON – This Department of Public Health is in desperate need of top-to-bottom reform,” said Rep. Jim Lyons. “The DPH acts like bureaucratic bullies, when it deals with families and…

Crime Soared with new Massachusetts Gun Law

Crime Soared with new Massachusetts Gun Law

By: Jeff Jacoby, Globe Columnist In 1998, Massachusetts passed what was hailed as the toughest gun-control legislation in the country. Among other stringencies, it banned semiautomatic “assault” weapons, imposed strict…

The Abuse of Restraining Orders to Gain an Advantage in Child Custody Proceedings

The Abuse of Restraining Orders to Gain an Advantage in Child Custody Proceedings

By Attorney Christine Sullivan The husband and wife both love their children and spend as much time with their children as possible. There has never been any physical or mental…

This Hallowed Place Marks Our Hearts: Honoring Jacquelyn Ann Kastrinelis

This Hallowed Place Marks Our Hearts: Honoring Jacquelyn Ann Kastrinelis

By: Joe D’Amore March 2013 I bore witness today to the unbreakable bond of a small community that observed the passing of a sweet soul at our place of gathering,…

Legislators have Ignored the State Constitution

By: DJ Bettencourt New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan’s decision to balance her proposed budget and fund the state’s infrastructure needs by assuming revenue generated by an expanded gaming proposal has…

Heal Lawrence Networks to Help Fire Victims Pt. 1

Heal Lawrence Networks to Help Fire Victims Pt. 1

By: Tom Duggan The Great City of Lawrence may no longer be the arson capital of the world but the family devastation left behind by weekly house and apartment fires…

Hey Guys Sequester This!!

Hey Guys Sequester This!!

By: Jeff Katz It has been nothing short of fascinating to read, watch and listen to the histrionics currently being visited upon the American people by the current occupier of…

ANOTHER ANNIVERSARY, 9 YEARS AND COUNTING – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL

  Little more than 9 years ago, The Valley Patriot was just an idea. That idea was to provide an alternative voice for Merrimack Valley newsmakers and community leaders who…

The Democrat War on Our Nation’s Youth

Professing Undying Love While Stabbing Them in the Back By: Dr. Charles OrmsbyWa A favorite trick of pickpockets is to create a distraction while reaching into your pockets and relieving…

Parties Unify on Public Records in Massachusetts!

Parties Unify on Public Records in Massachusetts!

By: Tom Duggan While the Democrat leadership on Beacon Hill has blocked any attempt by Republican Legislators to change the Massachusetts Public Records Law (M.G.L. Ch. 66), a revolt among…

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