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Nominees for the 2015 Valley Patriot Awards (March 20th)

Nominees for the 2015 Valley Patriot Awards (March 20th)

The Valley Patriot newspaper has unveiled the nominees for the 2015 Valley Patriot Awards. Each Year the Valley Patriot gives awards at the annual BASH to members of the community…

Beware of Unofficial or Illegal Pet Care Businesses

Beware of Unofficial or Illegal Pet Care Businesses

By: Tracey Zysk – February, 2014 School vacations are approaching. As you start planning your trips, you begin to look into pet care options for your pets. You start strolling…

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan 2-21-15… All About Bob LeBlanc

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan 2-21-15… All About Bob LeBlanc

Download or Listen to Hour 1 Download or Listen to Hour 2 Tom and Paul started the show off talking about something but it wasn’t long before it became an entire show goofing on…

Haverhill Police, ATF, U.S. Marshals and Homeland Security Arrest Lawrence Man on Drug Charges, Seeking Woman

Haverhill Police, ATF, U.S. Marshals and Homeland Security Arrest Lawrence Man on Drug Charges, Seeking Woman

Haverhill Police Narcotics Detectives, with the assistance of the ATF, Homeland Security, and US Marshal Service  arrested 34 year old Lujan Hilario Baez of 117 High St in Lawrence. The…

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Nearly $755k in Grants for Water Supply Protection Projects

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Nearly $755k in Grants for Water Supply Protection Projects

BOSTON –The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded nearly $755,000 in grants to help 12 communities with projects designed to meet water supply needs and ensure healthy water bodies. The funding is…

Methuen School Committee Approves Net School Spending Re-Payment Plan

Methuen School Committee Approves  Net School Spending Re-Payment Plan

By: DJ Deeb – February, 2015 Members of the Methuen School Committee unanimously approved a Ne School Spending Deficit Repayment Plan Agreement compiled by the Mayor in conjunction with Superintendent…

New Legislative Session Opportunities for Positive Change

New Legislative Session Opportunities for Positive Change

By Senator Katy Ives – February, 2015 As I begin my second term as State Senator and a new two-year legislative session, I have filed a cross section of bills…

Top Ten Restaurants in Manchester

Top Ten Restaurants in Manchester

  By: Justess Jacobson – February, 2015 I love food. Anyone who has known me for more than ten minutes knows, that I do indeed love food. My favorite tends…

Bill’s TV Mailbag ~ TV TALK with Bill Cushing

Bill’s TV Mailbag ~ TV TALK with Bill Cushing

  By: Billy Cushing – February, 2105 From time to time, my column will feature questions asked by readers regarding the world of TV. Feel free to email me with…

Lowell’s Own Anthony Bourdain

Lowell’s Own Anthony Bourdain

By: John Macdonald - February, 2015  Some of us are familiar with the numerous television shows, books and magazine articles of the culinary adventurist Anthony Bourdain. Bourdain is an articulate…

Missing Lawrence Man with Dementia Found Safely

Missing Lawrence Man with Dementia Found Safely

LAWRENCE – Family members of a 76 year old Lawrence man, Juan Bienvenido Paulino, say they are relieved that Mr. Paulino has been found safely late Thursday night after being missing since 11am,…

O’Connor Ives and Tarr to Host Senate President and Colleagues in North Andover

O’Connor Ives and Tarr to Host Senate President and Colleagues in North Andover

State Senators Kathleen O’Connor Ives and Bruce Tarr will be hosting their Senate colleagues in North Andover on Monday, February 23, 4:00 – 5:15 pm to attend a Commonwealth Conversation…

Moody’s Upgrades Lawrence to an A3 Rating with a Stable Outlook

Moody’s Upgrades Lawrence to an A3 Rating with a Stable Outlook

February 18, 2015, Lawrence, MA- Last week, Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the City of Lawrence’s credit rating to A3 from Baa1. This rating upgrade is the first time Lawrence has…

Massachusetts Statewide Candidates Spent $33.1M in 2014 Election Cycle

Massachusetts Statewide Candidates Spent $33.1M in 2014 Election Cycle

Statewide candidates spent $33.1 million during the 2013-14 election cycle, an increase of 9 percent from the 2010 election,according to an OCPF review of campaign finance activity by candidates.  Fundraising…

Veteran Organizations Fight for Relevancy

Veteran Organizations Fight for Relevancy

By: Oscar Camargo – January 2015 Veteran organizations like the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and the American Legion are experiencing a decline in membership. In fact, membership in the…

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