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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.

Censorship of political dissent in Groveland

Censorship of political dissent in Groveland

  By: Joe D’Amore – May, 2012 Here is my response to questions raised by a reporter of a local newspaper. Groveland’s Candidate’s Night is the only event that offers…

Ask the Reverse Mortgage Guy

  By: Robert Irving – May, 2011 Celebrity TV Endorsements – Robert Wagner is back on TV in a toned down commercial for reverse mortgages; this time for Guardian First…

Methuen Salem Rotary Honors Teachers and Students of the Year

Methuen Salem Rotary Honors Teachers and Students of the Year

By: Diana DiZoglio, Valley Patriot Reporter – April, 2012 On April 3, Methuen, MA/Salem, NH Rotary hosted their second annual Celebration of Achievement Banquet at Merrimack Valley Golf Club. President…

Pain Management at End-of-Life

Pain Management at End-of-Life

By: Dr. Rami Rustum – April, 2012 Pain relief at the end of life is a top priority task for patients, family caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Failure to achieve such…

Beyond the Obamacare Debate

Beyond the Obamacare Debate

By: Christen Varley – April, 2012 I spent the better portion of last week reading, watching, and waiting for news from the Supreme Court. The hearings held to determine the…

Can Hypoglycemia and Diabetes be Managed?

Can Hypoglycemia and Diabetes be Managed?

Lab testing ranges are EXTREMELY BROAD! By: Dr. Jin Sung – April, 2012 From a medical standpoint, normal blood glucose levels have a broad range of 70 to 105, while…

How did Methuen manage to hold line on taxes?

How did Methuen manage to hold line on taxes?

By: Mayor Bill Manzi – April 2012 The Boston Globe recently published a story on the municipal finance system that detailed the fact that Methuen, on a percentage basis, was…

Great Adventurer Charlie Salisbury … seeking next adventure

Great Adventurer Charlie Salisbury … seeking next adventure

By: Eva Montabello – April 2012 The title of this story may not be the typical way that North Andover residents see their former Town Moderator. When I first met…

News Media Racism – Latinos Used as a Football

News Media Racism – Latinos Used as a Football

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL April, 2012 The media coverage of the recent Trayvon Martin case (where a black man was shot to death by a Latino) should have Hispanics in the…

Heroes in Our Midst: Cpl. Tony Lutz and George Lutz

Heroes in Our Midst: Cpl. Tony Lutz and George Lutz

VALLEY PATRIOTS OF THE MONTH   By: Helen Mooradkanian – April, 2012 When 25-year-old Corporal George A. (Tony) Lutz, II, U.S. Army, of Virginia Beach, VA, was killed by a…

The Baddour Horse Race It is Election Time

By: Jack Roy – April , 2012 This is a great time of year — it is election time…. This is the year when we discuss, argue, persuade and then…

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Central Catholic, EBT, MORE

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Central Catholic, EBT, MORE

By: Ronnie Ford – April, 2012 Central Catholic High School introduces their first Spanish American Hall of Fame recipient. His name is Jonathan Cruz. Jonathan stands at six feet seven…

On Boston Magazine’s take on The City of Lawrence

By: Jamison Tomasek – March, 2012 The entire region was buzzing recently as Boston Magazine published an article titled “Lawrence: City of the Damned.” The online version of the magazine…

Chris Christie on Israel – and What It Means to Be a Leader

Chris Christie on Israel – and What It Means to Be a Leader

By: Dennis Prager – March 2012 New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addressed the American Israel @ Affairs Committee (AIPAC) last week. In the few words reported by the Weekly Standard…

Methuen Native Jaime Bellavance Coelho Runs for Children’s Literacy

Methuen Native  Jaime Bellavance Coelho Runs for Children’s Literacy

By: Diana DiZoglio, March, 2012 Methuen native Jaime Bellavance Coelho is running the Boston Marathon for children’s literacy. ReadBoston is a children’s literacy non-profit that raises money for after school…