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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 – Oct. 2017 From time to time, my column will feature questions asked by readers regarding the world of TV. Feel free to email me with any…

Artificial Sweeteners ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

Artificial Sweeteners ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

  By: Rick Bellanti – Oct. 2017 I am one to talk, as I became addicted to diet sodas back in 1986, when I first started seeing a nutritionist at…

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook ~ Election Edition

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook ~ Election Edition

By: Kathy Runge – Oct. 2017 Why are most of our elections in Lawrence a choice between who you can’t stand the least? I can endorse almost no one in…

Celebrating and Acknowledging our Veterans and Service Members

Celebrating and Acknowledging our Veterans and Service Members

By: Don Jarvis – Oct. 2017 For the third year in a row Preserving Newbury is hosting Wreaths Across America in Newbury, Massachusetts. Wreaths Across America is a national nonprofit…

Judge Denies Restraining Order Against Valley Patriot Newspaper/Columnist By Public Employee

Judge Denies Restraining Order Against Valley Patriot Newspaper/Columnist By Public Employee

October 31, 2017 Loretta Cooke of 26 Overlook Drive in Methuen filed a restraining order against Valley Patriot columnist Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan claiming his columns mentioning her in the paper…

Andover Fire Rescue Responds to Chemical Fire on Interstate 495, Hazardous Materials Team on Scene

Andover Fire Rescue Responds to Chemical Fire on Interstate 495, Hazardous Materials Team on Scene

Highway Closure Will Have Major Impact on Evening Commute, Motorists Urged to Avoid the Area and Seek Alternative Routes ANDOVER — Chief Michael Mansfield reports that Andover Fire Rescue is on…

Gov. Charlie Baker Supports Selfish Drug Addicts But Not Hard Working Americans

Gov. Charlie Baker Supports Selfish Drug Addicts But Not Hard Working Americans

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – Oct. 2017 In Whitman this week a confirmed heroin-abusing narcissist in an Audi rammed a Chevy into a truck. The woman driving the Chevy was crushed…

Black Cats ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Black Cats ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – Oct. 2017 Halloween—a holiday for witches, ghosts, vampires, and the much maligned black cat. But what is it about black cats that brings out the haters?…

PRINT EDITION OF The Valley Patriot October, 2017 Sex Offender Registry Nightmare

PRINT EDITION OF The Valley Patriot October, 2017 Sex Offender Registry Nightmare

DOWNLOAD THE PDF OF THE 168th EDITION OCTOBER, 2017 Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host…

Heaven and Hell: They Really Exist? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Heaven and Hell: They Really Exist? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Oct. 2017 Man is the only creature who is aware of his own impending death. We all know we will die, and as we grow more…

Methuen Voters to Choose Three At-Large City Councilors, Tuesday, November 7th

Methuen Voters to Choose Three At-Large City Councilors, Tuesday, November 7th

There are nine members of the Methuen City Council. Every two years, voters across the city elect three councilors at-large and two councilors who represent each of the three districts;…

Methuen Residents Wake UP to Nazi Graffiti, Police Believe It’s A Hate Crime Hoax

Methuen Residents Wake UP to Nazi Graffiti, Police Believe It’s A Hate Crime Hoax

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 29, 2017 Methuen residents living in the Forest Lake area of West Methuen woke up Sunday Morning to profane graffiti and Nazi Swastikas painted on…

We are No Longer Taxachusetts But…

We are No Longer Taxachusetts But…

By: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Oct. 2017 Brewing discussions here in Massachusetts about taxes prompted by ballot question initiatives provide us an opportunity to look at the big picture.…

Cops Seize Nearly A Kilogram of Heroin and Fentanyl – $21K in Cash In Raids In Lawrence, Lowell, Peabody and Haverhill

Cops Seize Nearly A Kilogram of Heroin and Fentanyl – $21K in Cash In Raids In Lawrence, Lowell, Peabody and Haverhill

  A large scale joint state and federal investigation has resulted in the arrest of 12 individuals in connection with a major heroin and fentanyl trafficking operation that brought large…

A&M Auto Body Moves from East Boston to Lawrence ~ A Direct Repair Facility

A&M Auto Body Moves from East Boston to Lawrence ~ A Direct Repair Facility

With all the bad publicity surrounding Lawrence’s crime and corruption problems, you might think that small businesses like A&M Auto Body would be resistant to moving into the city. But,…