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Some Bills I Have Filed This Legislative Session – By Rep. Linda Dean Campbell

Some Bills I Have Filed  This Legislative Session – By Rep. Linda Dean Campbell

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Feb. 2019 I have filed a number of bills this session to address issues important to the residents of the Merrimack Valley and…

Rep. Nguyen Announces Sponsored Bills Filed – Seeks Protection for Foster Animals

Rep. Nguyen Announces Sponsored Bills Filed –  Seeks Protection for Foster Animals

BOSTON, MA — Rep. Tram T. Nguyen today announced the filing of twenty-one new bills for the 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Among the new bills are…

Why Isn’t ‘Economic Development’ Benefitting Dracut Taxpayers?

Why Isn’t ‘Economic Development’ Benefitting Dracut Taxpayers?

By: Brian Genest – Feb. 2019 Here we go in Dracut, again. Town Manager Jim Duggan is getting a pay raise, again. Homeowners are getting higher property taxes, again. “Economic…

Tom Dugga’s Notebook Feb. 2019

Tom Dugga’s Notebook Feb. 2019

IG REPORT HAS TONS OF ERRORS…. LIKELY, MAYBE, KIND OF One thing that popped out at me while digesting the IG report on corruption in Methuen was the fact that…

1st Annual North Andover Junior Merchant’s Expo!

1st Annual North Andover Junior Merchant’s Expo!

The North Andover Merchant’s Association, along with the Joseph N. Hermann Youth Center, are proud to host the 1st Annual North Andover Junior Merchant’s Expo! This event will provide an…

102-year-old Tony Zukas, US Army, World War II ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

102-year-old Tony Zukas, US Army, World War II ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – Feb. 2019 Haverhill’s Anthony J “Tony” Zukas lived at Haverhill Crossing on Amesbury Road near Northern Essex Community College when I interviewed him. The students at…

Abortion Up to Birth: Does it Matter? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAULMURANO

Abortion Up to Birth: Does it Matter? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAULMURANO

In order to prepare for the possibility that Roe vs. Wade be overturned within this presidency, the states of New York, Virginia, Vermont, and others have been attempting to legalize…

Senate Approves DiZoglio Bill Banning Non-Disclosure in Sexual Claims

Senate Approves DiZoglio Bill Banning Non-Disclosure in Sexual Claims

Minicucci Explains Why She Voted NO Last month State Senator Diana DiZoglio, (D-Methuen) made significant changes to Senate rules banning non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) regarding incidents of sexual assault, harassment, or…

Blistering Report Details Methuen Corruption

Blistering Report Details Methuen Corruption

REPORT: Four Councilors Benefited from Police Contract Vote The state Inspector General’s Office (IG) is an independent state agency that conducts investigations of government agencies and makes recommendations when wrongdoing…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (2/19)~ IG Report Blames Methuen Council, Mayors, Not Police

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (2/19)~ IG Report Blames Methuen Council, Mayors, Not Police

Feb. 2019 The Inspector General’s report on the approval of the Methuen Superior Officers’ contract was scathing and eye opening to those who have not been paying attention to Methuen…

Message from the MA Judiciary: You’re on Your Own!

Message from the MA Judiciary:  You’re on Your Own!

By: Aliana Brodmann E. von Richthofen, Feb. 2019 Whoever held out hope that Massachusetts would ultimately come through as a constitutional state had to finally give in. After a three year…

Like A Predator, Putin Pounced While Obama Slept

Like A Predator, Putin Pounced While Obama Slept

By: Ken Willette – Feb. 2019 The Left’s unsubstantiated theories on Trump’s cozy relationship with Mother Russia have reached a boiling point. It is as if they haven’t fully recovered…

Valley Patriot Renames Hero Veteran Award for John Ratka

Valley Patriot Renames Hero Veteran Award for John Ratka

Last month, hero veteran John Ratka of Veterans Northeast Outreach Center in Haverhill unexpectedly passed away. Ratka was a member of The Valley Patriot family and received the 2016, Valley…

DiZoglio to Chair Senate Committee on Community Development and Small Business

DiZoglio to Chair Senate Committee on Community Development and Small Business

(BOSTON) — On Thursday, State Senator Diana DiZoglio, D-Methuen, was named the chair of the Community Development and Small Business, as well as the vice chair of the committees for…

Methuen Police Arrest Boy, 12, After School Threat

Methuen Police Arrest Boy, 12, After School Threat

METHUEN — A student at the Tenney Grammar School has been arrested and charged with making a threat against the school and one of its employees. A Juvenile Boy, age 12,…

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