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Bill’s TV Talk Mailbag – TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

Bill’s TV Talk Mailbag – TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – April 2014 From time to time my column will feature questions asked by readers regarding the world of TV. Feel free to email me with any…

Another One Bites the Dust … Breaking News From the World of Infectious Diseases

Another One Bites the Dust …   Breaking News From the World  of Infectious Diseases

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan “Another one bites the dust” was a catchy tune in the 80’s popularized by the British band Queen, whose band leader Freddie Mercury ultimately succumbed to…

Homocysteine – The Silent Killer that Framed Cholesterol and That Very Few Doctors Look At

Homocysteine – The Silent Killer that Framed  Cholesterol and That Very Few Doctors Look At

PART 1 By: Dr. Jin Sung – April, 2014 Today more than ever, there is a huge confusion as whether or not cholesterol is good or bad. If you or…

NH State Senators Should Strengthen NH Domestic Violence Laws and Further Protect our Beloved Four-Legged Friends

NH State Senators Should Strengthen NH Domestic Violence Laws and Further Protect our Beloved Four-Legged Friends

By D.J. Bettencourt – April, 2014 State Senators should strengthen New Hampshire’s domestic violence laws and further protect our beloved four-legged friends. This month, the New Hampshire State Senate has…

Governor Patrick Confronted by Protester, Says Justina Should be “Home in Connecticut”

Governor Patrick Confronted by Protester, Says Justina Should be “Home in Connecticut”

 “I know what I can do and I’ve been doing a lot, probably more than you know, and more than the public is entitled to know under the law.” ~…

Protecting Kids – In Your Corner with Katy Ives

Protecting Kids  – In Your Corner with Katy Ives

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives April, 2014 April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. I’m glad to report two recent developments that will strengthen safety for our children in the Commonwealth.…

Clarity on the Issue of Homosexuality – Beneath the Surface

Clarity on the Issue of Homosexuality – Beneath the Surface

By: Paul Murano – April, 2014 This is a very important column if you happen to be a fan of clarity. It is about an issue that has been purposefully…

Seven Year Old Comes out of Closet – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Seven Year Old Comes out of Closet – Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

 By: Dani Langevin – April, 2014 When I was in third grade, just eight years old, I had a huge crush on Nicky (Nicole) Dalby. Nicky was this Alice in…

We must Remove the Most Vulnerable Children in Danger

We must Remove the Most Vulnerable Children in Danger

By: Joe D’Amore – April, 2014 There are heroes who work with foster families and children in Massachusetts and are on the front line of caring for children at risk…

House, Senate Pass VALOR Act II

House, Senate Pass VALOR Act II

(BOSTON) – Representative Frank A. Moran (D-Lawrence) joined his colleagues in the Legislature to pass the VALOR Act II which builds upon existing legislation to expand opportunities and services for…

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in Our Midst: Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in Our Midst: Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken

By: Justess Jacobson – April, 2014 Last month The Valley Patriot awarded Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken with The Valley Patriot, Officer Tom Duggan Sr. Law Enforcement Award. Officer Duggan’s…

This Time it Really is for the Children

This Time it Really is for the Children

By: Jeff Katz – April, 2014 According to a recent poll, more than seventy percent of us believe that that DCF is broken. I’m assuming that the other thirty percent…

Lou Pelletier, Father of Justina on Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (980WCAP) 4-19-14

Lou Pelletier, Father of Justina on Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (980WCAP) 4-19-14

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, April 19, 2014. Paying Attention is produced by Chris Poublon and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE…

MA Communities Unite to Combat Heroin Epidemic

MA Communities Unite to Combat Heroin Epidemic

By: Christine Morabito – March 2014 Because of its proximity to Interstates 495, 95 and 93, the Merrimack Valley has been uniquely impacted by a shocking increase in heroin and prescription…

Coakley To Pay Fine for Campaign Finance Violations on Her Federal Committee Expenditures

Coakley To Pay Fine for Campaign Finance Violations on Her Federal Committee Expenditures

The Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF) has concluded that State Attorney General Martha Coakley’s state campaign committee was not in compliance with the campaign finance laws when her…

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