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Clinical Director of Home Care Agency Sentenced in Medicare Fraud Scheme

Clinical Director of Home Care Agency Sentenced in Medicare Fraud Scheme

BOSTON—The clinical director of a home nursing agency was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court in Boston in connection with her role in a multi-million dollar scheme to defraud Medicare.…

News from the Reservation ~ Kathy Runge

News from the Reservation ~ Kathy Runge

By: Kathy Runge – December, 2015 Merry Christmas and greetings from Apache territory! In a pre-election article published at editorialweek.com, Jose Alfonso Garica’s website, South Lawrence was referred to as…

It’s a Busy Time for Methuen Schools

It’s a Busy Time for Methuen Schools

By: D.J. Deeb – December, 2015 November and December are traditionally busy months for school districts. This year too is no exception and there are several things to report on…

Auto Dealerships Fined $60K For Illegal Donations to Governor Baker, Warren Tollman and 2 Local Candidates

Auto Dealerships Fined $60K For Illegal Donations to Governor Baker, Warren Tollman and 2 Local Candidates

  Braintree-based Daniel J. Quirk Inc. and Quincy Auto Auction Inc. made a $60,000 payment to the state’s general fund to resolve issues concerning prohibited contributions to several candidates, according…

HBO’s The Leftovers One Of TV’s Best Dramas ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

HBO’s The Leftovers One Of TV’s Best Dramas ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – December, 2015 With its imaginative storytelling and top-notch acting, HBO’s The Leftovers went from being a strange, frustrating albeit entertaining show in its first season, to…

Peace on Earth ~ TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO

Peace on Earth ~ TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Ana DeBernardo – December, 2015 The sound of vehicles honking their horns at jaywalkers jolts me from my sleep. The smell of exhaust already suffocates me, barely letting me catch…

Woman Calls Methuen Police to Complain Salem Police Trying to Pull her Over ~ Arrested on Fugitive Warrant

Woman Calls Methuen Police to Complain Salem Police Trying to Pull her Over ~ Arrested on Fugitive Warrant

Tom Duggan -12.20.15|4:40PM METHUEN – Methuen police were dispatched to an odd call Sunday when a woman dialed 911 on her cell phone to complain that a Salem NH police…

Want a Pay Raise? Support the Pipeline!

Want a Pay Raise? Support the Pipeline!

By Christine Morabito – December 2015 What we have is a problem of energy inequality. In terms of energy costs, Massachusetts residents pay the highest prices in the nation – three…

The Valley Patriot December, 2015 Edition: Round 1: Victory on Public Records

The Valley Patriot December, 2015 Edition: Round 1: Victory on Public Records

>>FLIP-PAGE PDF VIEWER<<     READ ON KINDLE     DECEMBER, 2015 PDF Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is…

The Mess That is the Recall against Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera ~ Court Challenges, Threats of a Restraining Order, Mayor Claims Forgeries

The Mess That is the Recall against Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera ~ Court Challenges, Threats of a Restraining Order, Mayor Claims Forgeries

By: Tom Duggan – 12-16-15 Laborer’s Union President Mike Gagliardi says that supporters of the failed recall petition against Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera will be in court to file a law…

With Funding Cuts Daybreak Homeless Shelter Still Trying to Help Those Most in Need

With Funding Cuts Daybreak Homeless Shelter  Still Trying to Help Those Most in Need

By: Tom Duggan – Dec. 2015 Serving more than 1,500 meals per month and having room to shelter only 50 people per night, the Daybreak Homeless Shelter in Lawrence is…

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Awards $49,187 to Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation Awards $49,187 to Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley

Healthy Eating for Successful Living program funds mark first Harvard Pilgrim Foundation grant to support new focus on healthy aging   LAWRENCE –  Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation today announced it…

Solving for X ~ JEFF KATZ

Solving for X ~ JEFF KATZ

  By: Jeff Katz – Dec. 2015 I have been privileged over the years to meet many notable folks including celebrities from the entertainment world, athletes and elected officials. One…

Meteorological Winter ~ WEATHER 101 With AL KAPRIELIAN

Meteorological Winter ~ WEATHER 101 With AL KAPRIELIAN

By: Weatherman Al Kaprielian – Dec. 2015 We are now in meteorological winter, which began on December 1st and runs through February 28, 2016. December, January and February are considered…

Getting Healthy with Rick Bellanti

Getting Healthy with Rick Bellanti

By: Rick Bellanti – Dec. 2015 When I was approached to write a monthly wellness column, I knew that my first article was going to be about daily water intake.…