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My Commitment to Education ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

My Commitment to Education ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Dear Valley Patriot Readers, As you read this, there is one conversation that is taking place in every city and town across the Commonwealth; it is a conversation that is…

Home Health VNA Awards Scholarship to Methuen GLTS Student

Home Health VNA Awards Scholarship to Methuen GLTS Student

Home Health VNA has awarded Anna Wolfendale, a Methuen resident and graduate of the Health Careers Program at Greater Lawrence Technical High School, a scholarship given annually in memory of…

Freedom of Speech in Dracut? “Oh, please…”

Freedom of Speech in Dracut?  “Oh, please…”

By: Brian Genest – May 2019 Some things are worth fighting for. Freedom of speech is one of them. Sadly, you have to fight for it every single day in…

Columbia Gas Partnering with Massachusetts Communities

Columbia Gas Partnering with Massachusetts Communities

By Mark Kempic I knew it was an incredibly challenging time for the community when I arrived in Massachusetts last fall to assist with the recovery efforts following September’s gas…

New Syringe Collection Program in Lowell is Ready to Respond

New Syringe Collection Program in Lowell is Ready to Respond

  Lowell, MA – The City of Lowell’s Syringe Collection Program, housed under the Substance Abuse and Prevention Division within the Lowell Health Department, began on April 19th, 2019. The…

Audit Calls for Enhanced Oversight of Child Sex Abuse Allegations in the Commonwealth

Audit Calls for Enhanced Oversight of Child Sex Abuse Allegations in the Commonwealth

BOSTON — State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today released an audit of the Office of the Child Advocate (OCA) that recommends the agency seek more information relative to the incidence of child…

Former Essex Tech Superintendent-Director Daniel O’Connell Fined $23K  for Violating Conflict of Interest Law

Former Essex Tech Superintendent-Director Daniel O’Connell Fined $23K  for Violating Conflict of Interest Law

O’Connell repeatedly used his public position to benefit himself and his son Daniel O’Connell, the former Superintendent-Director of the North Shore Technical High School and Essex North Shore Agricultural &…

Trifecta for Lucky Lakeville Couple Winning

Trifecta for Lucky Lakeville Couple Winning

DORCHESTER, MA (May 13, 2019) – Janet Pflaumer-Phillips of Lakeville and her husband Kevin have something new in common – they are each $1 million Massachusetts State Lottery instant ticket prize winners. …

ACE SOLAR in North Andover: Saving the Planet One Panel at a Time

ACE SOLAR in North Andover: Saving the Planet One Panel at a Time

  With the benefits of new technology and a growing interest in the solar industry, The Valley Patriot sat down with Casey Bolduc of Ace Solar in North Andover to…

Free Speech Does Not Stop at the School House Doors – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (5-19)

Free Speech Does Not Stop at the School House Doors – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (5-19)

For too long, public education officials in this country have been bullying students in the classroom with impunity, preaching their political opinions as fact, and punishing students who do not…

PDF of the Print Edition of The Valley Patriot, MAY, 2019

PDF of the Print Edition of The Valley Patriot, MAY, 2019

DOWNLOAD THE MAY, 2019 EDITION READ IN FLIP PAGE VIEWER WITHOUT DOWNLOADING Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is…

State Police, Lawrence Police, Essex Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest 26 in Zero Tolerance Operation

State Police, Lawrence Police, Essex Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest 26 in Zero Tolerance Operation

The Massachusetts State Police, Lawrence Police Department, and Essex County Sheriff’s Department Friday night conducted a Zero Tolerance Initiative in Lawrence that resulted in 26 arrests. Units made 26 arrests,…

Medicare “Buy-In” Proposals Are Another Path Towards Single-Payer Health Care

Medicare “Buy-In” Proposals Are Another Path Towards Single-Payer Health Care

By: Kevin St. James – April, 2019 As we welcome the 2020 presidential contenders to New Hampshire we need to get to know and scrutinize their policy proposals. Early on,…

NECC Administrator Receives National Award

NECC Administrator Receives National Award

Nancy Julin, Northern Essex Community College’s assistant dean of health professions and director of iHealth programs, received the Idahlynn Karre Exemplary Leadership Award during the Chair Academy’s 28th Annual International…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook (April, 2019)

Tom Duggan’s Notebook (April, 2019)

NOW THAT WAS A BASH!!! Each year the Valley Patriot celebrates our anniversary with a charity BASH scholarship and award night. This year we raised and gave away almost $10,000…

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