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Controversial Opioid Remedy “Kratom” Opposed by Govt., Pharmaceutical Industry

Controversial Opioid Remedy “Kratom” Opposed by Govt., Pharmaceutical Industry

By: Ira Keltz – Paying Attention TV Reporter Public health experts believe that for every fatal drug overdose in the United States, there are approximately 30 non-fatal overdoses. That means…

Opioid Crisis in MA and NH: Death Rate Highest in LAWRENCE

Opioid Crisis in MA and NH: Death Rate Highest in LAWRENCE

  By: Ira Keltz and Quianna Roy The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reports that in 2016 there were 2094 opioid-related overdose deaths in the Commonwealth, which was up a…

Lawrence Public Schools Service 258 Homeless Children Every Day

Lawrence Public Schools Service  258 Homeless Children Every Day

  The Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan hosted Arlin Santiago on the Paying Attention! Television Program earlier this month. Santiago is the “Educational Stability Specialist” for the Lawrence Public Schools.…

POLICE CHIEFS: Mandatory Rehab for Narcan Recipients

POLICE CHIEFS: Mandatory Rehab for Narcan Recipients

Duggan Holds Opioid Summit with Four Local Police Chiefs TRANSCRIBED BY CHRISTINA JASKOT Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan debuted his new Paying Attention TV Podcast last month. The show is…

AUDIO: Lawrence Police Officer Neil Perocchi Ends His Shift Today For the Last Time

AUDIO: Lawrence Police Officer Neil Perocchi Ends His Shift Today For the Last Time

Lawrence Police Officer Neil Perocchi has served the City of Lawrence for 32 years. He ended his career Tuesday as he signed off from his last shift. A Lawrence police…

“Lucky” Lottery Terminal to Visit Patriots Proshop Wednesday

“Lucky” Lottery Terminal to Visit Patriots Proshop Wednesday

“LUCKY” THE LOTTERY TERMINAL TO VISIT PATRIOTS PROSHOP WEDNESDAY Machine that sold $758.7 million winning Powerball ticket hoping to share luck with Patriots fans as they gear up for big…

New Opportunities through the NECC Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

New Opportunities through the NECC  Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives –  Jan. 2018 In the 2017 legislative session, I worked closely with Representative Frank Moran to get $1 million in state funding released that…

DEP Fines Safety-Kleen Systems in Salisbury for Hazardous Waste,  Underground Storage Tank Violations

DEP Fines Safety-Kleen Systems in Salisbury for Hazardous Waste,  Underground Storage Tank Violations

Company Works to Address Violations and Bring Facility Back into Compliance   BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has penalized Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., in Salisbury (a Wisconsin-based…

Police Arrest Lawrence Man in New Year’s Eve Murder on Reservoir St.

Police Arrest Lawrence Man in New Year’s Eve Murder on Reservoir St.

The Lawrence Police and The Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehensive Team have arrested 49 year old Jose Urena  of Lawrence for the execution of Jeffrie Santana-Peguero on New Year’s…

We Support The Osgood Project ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Jan. 2018)

We Support The Osgood Project ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Jan. 2018)

For once, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts got something right… at least for a while. Decriminalizing marijuana in Massachusetts as the state did several years ago, only made sense. It released…

Second Drive By Shooting on Willow St. in Lawrence, Bullet Holes Found in 1st and 2nd Floor Bedrooms

Second Drive By Shooting on Willow St. in Lawrence, Bullet Holes Found in 1st and 2nd Floor Bedrooms

By: Tom Duggan – Jan. 13, 2018 |8:10pm Lawrence police were called to Willow Street early Saturday night after another drive by shooting at the same house as a drive…

Rep. DiZoglio To Push Mandating Detox Time for Narcan Recipients

Rep. DiZoglio To Push Mandating Detox Time for Narcan Recipients

  Methuen State Representative Diana DiZoglio says she is ready to draft and introduce legislation which would require drug addicts who are given the life saving drug NARCAN, to be…

My 10 Best TV Shows of 2017 ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

My 10 Best TV Shows of 2017 ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

  By: Bill Cushing – Jan. 2018 It’s that time of year again. That time when all TV people start thinking about the best shows that they watched over the…

PDF of the Print Edition of The Valley Patriot – North Andover to Vote on Marijuana

PDF of the Print Edition of The Valley Patriot – North Andover to Vote on Marijuana

CLICK HERE FOR PDF OF PRINT EDITION    ValleyPatriotThe Valley Patriot is a free monthly print newspaper serving Northern Massachusetts, and Southern New Hampshire. The print edition is published by…

Glad To Be Back on the School Committee

Glad To Be Back on the School Committee

By: DJ Deeb – Dec. 2017 Although I ran unopposed in the recent municipal elections, it is nice to know that I am officially back on the Methuen School Committee.…

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