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A candidate who’s finally ready to tell the emperor he has no clothes on?

A candidate who’s finally ready to tell the emperor he has no clothes on?

“One of the things I will talk about, that no president has talked about before, is I think the dangers of contraception in this country….Many of the Christian faith have…

Daniel Avila Was Right

Daniel Avila Was Right

  By: Paul Murano – December, 2011 In the October 28th edition of the Boston Pilot, the Newspaper of the Archdiocese of Boston, Daniel Avila wrote a column entitled, “Some…

Fatherhood Coalition looks to repeal 209A Restraining Order Law

Fatherhood Coalition looks to repeal 209A Restraining Order Law

PAYING ATTENTION WITH TOM DUGGAN   By: Tom Duggan – November, 2011 The Massachusetts Fatherhood Coalition is trying to repeal the state’s 209A restraining order law saying that the law…

Let’s Talk About Food Addiction

Let’s Talk About Food Addiction

  By: Pennie Hale – November, 2011 There are so many delicious food temptations at this time of year. Let’s face it it’s going to be a challenge for a…

Occupying Earth

Occupying Earth

  By: Paul Murano – November, 2011 No one seems to notice the relationship between two converging occurrences in the news recently. Person number seven billion has joined us on…

Watson Opposes Meals Tax at Town Meeting

Watson Opposes Meals Tax at Town Meeting

  By: Selectman Tracy Watson – November, 2011 On Tuesday November 15th North Andover will be conducting a Special Town Meeting. Among the articles on the warrant is Article 9…

The RECURRING DREAM by Bill Arcand

  Book review by Dottie Avery – November, 2011 The Author of THE RECURRING DREAM, Bill Arcand, was born and raised in Lawrence, MA. He moved to California in the…

FAIL FORWARD – Self-Motivation For When The Going Gets Tough

FAIL FORWARD – Self-Motivation For When The Going Gets Tough

By: Diana Dizoglio One hopes that tough times will produce humility, strength of character, and eventually growth and change. As anyone who has faced a challenge knows, however, this process…

Let’s Talk About Food – Yes, I used to be Obese

Let’s Talk About Food – Yes, I used to be Obese

  By: Pennie Hale – October, 2011 I used to be morbidly obese. How did that feel? On a consistent basis, I felt depressed and tired. I had low self-esteem…

The Choice

  By: David Sapir – October, 2011 A town had fallen on hard times. Like any other town, it had its share of rich and poor, good and bad, honorable…

The Benefit of Home Schooling

The Benefit of Home Schooling

By: Paul Murano For the past nine years I have taught at four colleges, and I’ve come to know what to expect. This year, however, I started a new job…

Now Here’s Something We Can Do!

Now Here’s Something We Can Do!

  By: Peter Larocue – September, 2011 In my August Valley Patriot column I wrote about having an event where we the Citizens of Lawrence who believe in the power…

The Canine Heroes of September 11, 2001

The Canine Heroes of September 11, 2001

  By: Tracey Zysk – September, 2011 Ten years later…it is as if it was yesterday. After the buildings went down, the search started. Images of firefighters, police, military, New…

Uglo-Americans Unite!

Uglo-Americans Unite!

  By: Paul Murano – September, 2011 The ugly may finally be getting some attention. And I’m not being cute. The New York Times just released an article on how…

Turner & Nason: Together Again!

Turner & Nason: Together Again!

  By: Lawrence, “Lonnie” Brennan – August, 2011 What exactly is Moonlight Productions and how did they ever produce such a moving theatrical production in Georgetown this summer? Impossible to…