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Springfield City Councilor Timothy Rooke Hit with Campaign Finance Violations

Springfield City Councilor Timothy Rooke Hit with Campaign Finance Violations

  Springfield City Councilor Timothy Rooke has agreed to pay $5,000 to the state’s general fund for campaign finance violations that include using campaign funds for personal purposes, failing to…

Have Your Shoelaces Become Chains?

Have Your Shoelaces Become Chains?

  By: Jeff Katz, Motivational Speaker – April 2013 So, we’ve all heard the suggestion that you need to work hard in order to achieve something. Just when we all…

Understanding Thyroid Disease

Understanding Thyroid Disease

By: Dr. Jin Sung, Functional Chiropractic – April 2013 Most people realize that their thyroid is important for controlling their metabolism and body weight. But did you know that depression,…

Lowell City Councilor Rita Mercier Offers a Lesson About Civility and Democracy

Lowell City Councilor Rita Mercier Offers a Lesson About Civility and Democracy

By: George Deluca – (Lowell2020.com) April 2013 On Tuesday night, about 100 people crammed into the Lowell City Council Chambers to participate in a discussion about a motion to clear…

IT’s the MEDIA Stupid!

By: James Grant – April 2013 As conservatives, we can develop strategies to regain political control of our country on both local and national levels. We can organize initiatives to…

Immigration Reform

Immigration Reform

By: Tom Weaver – April 2013 We are blessed that the US Senate has gangs – groups of like-minded individuals that unite across party lines in an effort to achieve…

Searching for the Next Mayor of the “Great” City of Lawrence!

Searching for the Next Mayor of the “Great” City of Lawrence!

By: Peter Larocque – April 2013 In this column I would like to put forth what I am looking for in a candidate to be the next Mayor of the…

Methuen Police Officer Dan O’Connell Valley Patriot, Officer Tom Duggan Sr. Law Enforcement Award Recipient

Methuen Police Officer Dan O’Connell Valley Patriot, Officer Tom Duggan Sr.  Law Enforcement Award Recipient

  By: Justess Jacobson – April 2013 The Valley Patriot bestowed the Officer Tom Duggan, Sr., Law Enforcement Award at the newspaper’s annual Anniversary BASH, held in March each year. …

Community Action Council Welcomes New COO and Development Director Rosa Talero

Community Action Council Welcomes New COO and Development Director Rosa Talero

LAWRENCE – Executive Director Evelyn Friedman has appointed Rosa Talero as Chief Operating Officer and Tracey Chalifour as the new Director of Development and Planning for the Greater Lawrence Community…

Lyons Demands Governor Patrick Lift “Veil Of Secrecy” Protecting Terrorists “Privacy Rights”

Lyons Demands Governor Patrick Lift “Veil Of Secrecy” Protecting Terrorists “Privacy Rights”

  BOSTON, MA – “In Deval Patrick’s Massachusetts,” observed Representative Jim Lyons, “terrorists are granted more privacy protection than the police, fire, and first responders who risk their lives for…

Jeff Katz, Radio Legend and Valley Patriot Columnist to Join 980WCAP

Jeff Katz, Radio Legend and Valley Patriot Columnist to Join 980WCAP

Veteran talk radio personality Jeff Katz will return to the airwaves on a regular basis starting on Monday April 29. Katz, a three time Associated Press award winning broadcaster will…

Rep. Jim Lyons (R) Andover, Calls Welfare Benefits for Terrorists “Disgraceful”

Rep. Jim Lyons (R) Andover, Calls Welfare Benefits for Terrorists “Disgraceful”

FROM SATE REP JIM LYONS Boston, MA -”This is the most disgraceful example,” said Representative Jim Lyons, “of those who break the rules being subsidized by decent, hard-working, taxpaying families…

Moving forward after marathon bombings

By: Mark Behan – April 24, 2013 Chances are you’ve seen him in the video that played over and over again – an endless loop shown on the news and…

Malden Taxi Driver Says he Drove Tsarnaev Brothers With Backpacks

Malden Taxi Driver Says he Drove Tsarnaev Brothers With Backpacks

By: Tom Duggan – April 23, 2013 Just one day before the Boston Marathon bombing, Malden Taxi Driver Jim Duggan (no relation) says he drove the two Boston Marathon bombers…

Merrimack Valley Bandit in Custody – Police Chief Says Businesses Can Now Rest Easy

Merrimack Valley Bandit in Custody – Police Chief Says Businesses Can Now Rest Easy

WILL BE CHARGED WITH METHUEN BANK ROBBERY OTHER CHARGES TO FOLLOW   By: Tom Duggan – April 23,, 1013 (7:44pm) A multi-jurisdictional task force made up of local law enforcement…

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