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State Senator Ives Advocates for Key Priorities in State Budget

State Senator Ives Advocates for Key Priorities in State Budget

The Massachusetts State Senate debated the Fiscal Year 2015 state budget last month where I advocated for key provisions that will be beneficial to the constituents of my district. Below…

House Passes Law To Require Donor ID For Super PAC Campaign Contributions

House Passes Law To Require Donor ID For Super PAC Campaign Contributions

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell The House of Representatives recently passed legislation that will substantially increase the disclosure of specific donors to Super Political Action Committees (PACs). This was…

The VA Hospital, Memorial Day and More

The VA Hospital, Memorial Day and More

By: John Lenotte – June 2014 American Legion I am sure that most of you are aware of all the problems with the VA Health Care System. This has been…

Summer is No Longer a TV Wasteland – TV Talk with Bill Cushing

Summer is No Longer a TV Wasteland – TV Talk with Bill Cushing

By: Bill Cushing Not too long ago, the summer season was a vast wasteland for TV lovers. As recently as the 90’s you would be hard pressed to find any…

How Hypnosis is used in Medical Procedures

How Hypnosis is used in Medical Procedures

By: Jerry Valley – June, 2014 In my 44 years in the hypnosis field, I have worked with the medical community in various categories such as painless childbirth, dentistry, pre-operative…

What is Happiness – Teen talk with Ana DeBernardo

What is Happiness – Teen talk with Ana DeBernardo

By Ana DeBernardo – June, 2014 This past week, my class was asked to write a paragraph on what “happiness” means to us and what our own idea of happiness…

Social Security, Retirement, and Employment Law

Social Security, Retirement,  and Employment Law

By: Attorney Timothy Stark – June, 2014 Since Social Security and various retirement and disability programs are at least, in part, funded through employee payroll deductions, I thought it might…

Health Care at Dept. of Veterans Affairs … What Went Wrong?

Health Care at Dept. of Veterans Affairs … What Went Wrong?

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – June, 2014 A decorated General resigns, a President is besieged, and a certain Arizona Senator is fit to be tied. Newspapers say the VA is…

Top Ten Tips To Prevent Chronic Lyme Disease

Top Ten Tips To Prevent Chronic Lyme Disease

By: Dr. Jin Sung – June, 2014 Chronic Lyme disease patients may face a long hard fight to wellness. People with chronic Lyme can have many debilitating symptoms, including severe…

In VA Scandal, Granite Staters Bear a Unique Culpability

In VA Scandal, Granite Staters Bear a Unique Culpability

By: D.J. Bettencourt – June, 2014 Those unfamiliar with the Veterans Administration (VA) scandal have undoubtedly still heard of the hullabaloo of political leaders and bureaucrats deflecting blame for the…

Wedding Season in Newburyport II

Wedding Season in Newburyport II

By: Rebeccah Pearson, June, 2014 www.newburyportguide.com To Have and To Hold A Local Wedding in Newburyport On A Budget Part 2: Putting Your Ideas To Work Getting engaged to my…

Who Knew Bowe?

Who Knew Bowe?

By: John MacDonald – June, 2014 It’s a Sunday and it’s sunny. A beautiful day. The family woke up this morning in Rhode Island at our camp after a fun…

Valley Patriot of the Month – Dr. Richard Mooradkanian, U.S. Army, 1953–1955

Valley Patriot of the Month – Dr. Richard Mooradkanian, U.S. Army, 1953–1955

By: Helen Mooradkanian – June, 2014 Dr. Richard Mooradkanian, U.S. Army, 1953-1955, was my trusted military advisor who critiqued each “Hero of the Month” column I wrote before I sent…

Finocchiaro Qualifies for State Senate Democratic Primary, Challenging Incumbent Senator Ives

Finocchiaro Qualifies for State Senate Democratic Primary, Challenging Incumbent Senator Ives

Methuen Democrat Says Working Families Need a Strong Advocate on their Side METHUEN—Methuen Democrat Jessica Finocchiaro officially qualified for the ballot for the First Essex State Senate seat with 591…

After Being Kidnapped by Department of Children and Families, Justina Pelletier is Home Free

After Being Kidnapped by Department of Children and Families, Justina Pelletier is Home Free

  By: Bharani Padmanabhan MD PhD – June 18, 2014 Justina Pelletier, one of four children of Lou and Linda Pelletier, was diagnosed with Mitochondrial Disease by Dr Mark Korson at…

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