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Worcester Law Firm Owners Fined $8K for Making Illegal Contributions To Polito

Worcester Law Firm Owners Fined $8K for Making Illegal Contributions To Polito

The co-owners of a Worcester law firm agreed to pay $8,000 to the state’s general fund as part of a disposition agreement concerning prohibited contributions to a statewide candidate, according…

Andover Man, Local Teamsters Face 20 Years for Extortion of Reality TV Production Company,

Andover Man, Local Teamsters Face 20 Years for Extortion of Reality TV Production Company,

BOSTON—Five members of Teamsters Local 25 were arrested today in connection with attempting to extort a television production company that was filming a reality show in the Boston area in…

FBI Bank Robbery Task Force Seeks The “Incognito” Bandit, $10,000 Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest

FBI Bank Robbery Task Force Seeks The “Incognito” Bandit, $10,000 Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest

ARMED AND DANGEROUS Boston, Mass: The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a bank robber who is considered to be armed…

Choose Dr. Oliver Sacks over Lucian Leape or Alice Newton

Choose Dr. Oliver Sacks over Lucian Leape or Alice Newton

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – Sept. 2015 Dr. Oliver Sacks passed away last week from melanoma of the eye. He was best known for awakening people frozen into catatonic parkinsonism by the…

DiZoglio Bill Would Prohibit OxyContin Prescriptions for Children

DiZoglio Bill Would Prohibit OxyContin Prescriptions for  Children

Legislation Comes in Response to Recent FDA Approval of OxyContin to Children under Age 17 (BOSTON) – State Representative Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen) has filed legislation in the Massachusetts House of…

IN THE GROOVE w CINDY ANNIS ~ The Beach Boys!

IN THE GROOVE w CINDY ANNIS ~ The Beach Boys!

By: Cindy Annis – Sept. 2015 In 1961, three brothers, with a cousin and a friend from Hawthorne, California formed a group that would forever define summer. The original members…

TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO ~ A Student’s Recipe for Success

TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO ~ A Student’s Recipe for Success

By: Ana DeBernardo – Sept. 2015 Students strive to do their best, and be their best in school. They join extracurriculars for the sake of being more involved than their…

Overcoming The New School Jitters ~ BABIES & BRIEFCASES w Cheryl Hajjar

Overcoming The New School Jitters ~ BABIES & BRIEFCASES w Cheryl Hajjar

By: Cheryl Hajjar – Sept. 2015 With the 2015 school year underway, our children are all headed back to new classrooms. That means many of them might be a little…

The Valley Patriot, September 2015 Edition, Issue #143 – SECRET MEETINGS IN LAWRENCE

The Valley Patriot, September 2015 Edition, Issue #143 – SECRET MEETINGS IN LAWRENCE

READ ON-LINE with OUR NEW FLIP PAGE VIEWER  PDF OF THE SEPT, 2015 VALLEY PATRIOT   NOW AVAILABLE ON KINDLE Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot…

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Remarks at the Edward Kennedy Institute

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Remarks at the Edward Kennedy Institute

BOSTON, MA – United States Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered remarks today at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate, as part of the Institute’s “Getting to the…

Lawrence 911 Dispatcher Files Defamation, Invasion of Privacy Suit Against the City, Mayor and Police Chief

Lawrence 911 Dispatcher Files Defamation, Invasion of Privacy Suit Against the City, Mayor and Police Chief

By: Tom Duggan – Sept 26, 2015 The viral media reports on a 911 dispatcher in Lawrence whose job was reportedly “on the line” for hanging up on “Spanish-speaking callers” has not only…

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST ~ Harold Paragamian , WWII

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST ~ Harold Paragamian , WWII

NORTH ANDOVER – Merrimack College awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree to Methuen resident Harold Paragamian on June 2. Mr. Paragamian, 90, took occasional classes at Merrimack between 1969 and…

Supporting Sanctuary Status in Lawrence Only Creates a More Insecure Community

Supporting Sanctuary Status in Lawrence Only Creates a More Insecure Community

In reaction to the misinformed and ill-conceived vote recently taken by the Lawrence City Council to create a so-called sanctuary community, I wanted to express my major disappointment as it…

Fawcett Has been Class Act on Methuen School Committee

Fawcett Has been Class Act on Methuen School Committee

By: DJ Deeb – Sept. 2015 We are off to yet another School Year. Teachers returned to Methuen Public Schools on August 31st and students returned on September 1st. The…

B-Street Bombers Still Rocking After 35 Years (INTERVIEW)

B-Street Bombers Still Rocking After 35 Years (INTERVIEW)

This year marks the 35th anniversary for the B-Street Bombers, a legendary local band from Lawrence. Last month, Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan and his assistant Stephanie Jaskot sat down…

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