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Food for Thought: The Revolving Test Kitchen!

Food for Thought:  The Revolving Test Kitchen!

LAWRENCE – Launched on December 1, 2016, the Revolving Test Kitchen (RTK) is an incubator and pop-up restaurant, located in the heart of downtown Lawrence at Northern Essex Community College’s…

VIDEO: Fire at Broadway and High Street in Methuen

VIDEO: Fire at Broadway and High Street in Methuen

        Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, an author, host of the Paying Attention Radio Program on…

Warren Highlights New Evidence of Wells Fargo Misconduct, Renews Call for Federal Reserve to Remove Bank Board Members

Warren Highlights New Evidence of Wells Fargo Misconduct, Renews Call for Federal Reserve to Remove Bank Board Members

Senator Raises Concerns That Recent Fed Proposed Guidance Undermines Bank Boards’ Ability and Obligation to Stop Misconduct Text of the letter available here (PDF) Washington, DC – Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)…

NECC Offers Info Sessions on Nurse Assistant Programs 

NECC Offers Info Sessions on Nurse Assistant Programs 

Northern Essex Community College will hold information sessions for a five-week, non-credit nursing assistant program that is offered twice this fall at NECC Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack St. in Lawrence, Entry K.…

State Award Moves Veterans Housing Project Forward 

State Award Moves Veterans Housing Project Forward 

The Haverhill non-profit Coalition for a Better Acre has been awarded funds from the state to build 44 units for veterans and families in the old Gerson Building. The Gerson…

Too Big To Fail Lives on in 2017

Too Big To Fail Lives on in 2017

By: Duncan Burns – August, 2017 What if someone told you that since 2010, a banking company has been caught for: Foreclosure fraud, student loan abuses, money laundering, whistle-blower retaliation,…

Nazis and Commies and Violence, OH MY – Why Confederate Statues Must Come Down

Nazis and Commies and Violence, OH MY – Why Confederate Statues Must Come Down

 August 13, 2017 TAKE DOWN THE CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS I’ve long said that it is a stain on this country’s contemporary culture that there exists even one monument to a Confederate…

Traffic Accident in Lawrence Leads to Major Pot Bust

Traffic Accident in Lawrence Leads to Major Pot Bust

On Thursday August 10th two individuals were taken into custody following a traffic accident on route 114 in Lawrence. At approximately 2:40 PM Lawrence Police responded to a traffic accident…

New Hampshire Hypocrisy: A “Drug Den” When Convenient ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (08-17)

New Hampshire Hypocrisy: A “Drug Den” When Convenient ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (08-17)

A few months ago the governor of New Hampshire called out the City of Lawrence as the source of their “drug crisis” and “opioid epidemic”. He painted a picture of…

PDF of the Print Edition of The Valley Patriot – August, 2017

PDF of the Print Edition of The Valley Patriot – August, 2017

DOWNLOAD OR VIEW THE PDF OF THE AUGUST, 2017 EDITION View in flip page viewer! Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover…

Small Savings Can Make a Big Difference ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOT

Small Savings Can Make a Big Difference ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOT

By: Alex Talcott – July, 2017 It can be easy to overlook the importance of saving for retirement, especially when you’re focused on shorter-term financial priorities such as buying a…

Senator Ives Passes Tax Relief for Military Personnel

Senator Ives Passes Tax Relief for Military Personnel

BOSTON – Today, the State Senate passed an omnibus property tax relief bill S2124 – An Act improving real property tax abatements, application deadlines, and deferrals. This bill improves the…

Great Energy and a Packed Hearing for Civics Education

Great Energy and a Packed Hearing for Civics Education

By: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – July, 2017 One looming challenge for our country and Massachusetts is a general lack of civic engagement on the part of our young people.…

SUSAN PIAZZA’S BOOK REVIEW ~ Dark Matter By Blake Crouch

SUSAN PIAZZA’S BOOK REVIEW ~ Dark Matter By Blake Crouch

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch © 2016 by Blake Crouch Published by: Crown Publishing Group, New York Hardcover: $26.99. At 342 pages it includes an Acknowledgement. This book is also…

49th Anniversary of What Could Have Changed the World ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

49th Anniversary of What Could Have Changed the World ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – July, 2017 This month marks the 49th anniversary of perhaps the most important document written in modern times. It is a simple document, yet profound; something that…

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