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The Valley Patriot is a free monthly print newspaper serving Northern Massachusetts, and Southern New Hampshire. The print edition is published by the 10th of each month and is distributed to 51 cities and towns.

Raytheon Company Penalized $45,750 for Wetlands Violations in Andover  

Raytheon Company Penalized $45,750 for Wetlands Violations in Andover  

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized Massachusetts-based Raytheon Company $45,750 for unauthorized destruction of approximately 5,000 square feet of bordering vegetated wetland during site work at…

The Abuse of Diamond Girl

The Abuse of Diamond Girl

By: Marlene Bistany – Dec.2018 METHUEN – This is a story that should never need writing. It’s a story about apathy, irresponsibility, and disrespect. It’s a story about the bitter treatment…

Christmas Wishes for Better Days in Dracut

Christmas Wishes for Better Days in Dracut

    By: Brian Denest – Dec. 2018 What a year it’s been in Dracut! Here’s a look back at 2018 with some heart-felt holiday wishes for the coming year……

Lawrence Rep. Moran Secures $750K for Lawrence Police

Lawrence Rep. Moran Secures $750K for Lawrence Police

  State Representative Frank A. Moran (D—Lawrence, Andover, Methuen) today announced that a state grant program the representative filed in this year’s state budget has resulted in over three quarters of…

Methuen’s Police Mess, Merry Christmas ~ TEEN TALK with ABBY

Methuen’s Police Mess, Merry Christmas  ~ TEEN TALK with ABBY

By: Abby Junkvorian  – Dec. 2018 Six months. That is how long the residents of the City of Methuen have been subjected to the ongoing struggles of the Police salaries.…

The Baker-Sudders “Opioid Law” is on the Wrong Side of History

The Baker-Sudders “Opioid Law” is on the Wrong Side of History

By: Bharani Padmaabhan – Dec. 2018 Federal agencies including SAMHSA and the DEA released data for years documenting that overdose deaths were due to illegally-imported fentanyl and Heroin®. Despite the…

‘The Kominsky Method’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

‘The Kominsky Method’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – Dec. 2018 Netflix had a lot of success by pairing up a couple of aging stars like Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in ‘Grace and Frankie,’…

Christmas Kitty ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Christmas Kitty  ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – Dec. 2018 Who wouldn’t want to wake up on Christmas morning to find that Santa had gotten them a fluffy kitten as a Christmas gift? As…

Identity Politics and the Rise of 21st Century Witch Hunts

Identity Politics and the Rise of 21st Century Witch Hunts

By: Ken Willette – Dec. 2018 When I review Left-leaning social media memes and comments, I almost always have one of two reactions:–that either the people circulating these social media…

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH – HERO IN OUR MIDST: Peter Fantasia, 102-yr-old World War II US Army Medic

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH – HERO IN OUR MIDST: Peter Fantasia, 102-yr-old World War II US Army Medic

By: John Cuddy – Dec. 2018 Somerville’s Peter Fantasia, now living in Reading, Massachusetts at the Artis Senior Living, vividly described to me how he got captured near Rodalbe, France.…

What “The Movement Family” Proved About the Homeless Crisis ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (DEC. 18)

What “The Movement Family” Proved About the Homeless Crisis  ~  VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (DEC. 18)

If there is one thing that Michael Gorman and his volunteers at TMF (The Movement Family) have proved over the last six months, it’s that helping the homeless and making…

Thankful for Jesus!

Thankful for Jesus!

  By: Peter Larocque – November, 2018 As we approach Thanksgiving this year I find myself so thankful to God who so loved me and still does love me in…

The December 2018 Valley Patriot Print Edition PDF

The December 2018 Valley Patriot Print Edition PDF

DOWNLOAD THE DECEMBER 2108 VALLEY PATRIOT  ValleyPatriotThe Valley Patriot is a free monthly print newspaper serving Northern Massachusetts, and Southern New Hampshire. The print edition is published by the 10th…

Saba Shows True Leadership on Police Superiors

Saba Shows True Leadership on Police Superiors

By D.J. Deeb – Nov. 2018 Methuen City Councilor Steve Saba has shown true leadership in dealing with the outrageous Methuen Police Superior Contracts these last few months. In leading…

Fake Liberal Outrage in a Free Society

Fake Liberal Outrage  in a Free Society

By: Ken Willette 0 Nov. 2018 As we venture once again into a hotly contested election season, it is also fair to call into question some on the Left who…