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Methuen Public Schools Awarded $28K for Professional Development

Methuen Public Schools Awarded $28K for Professional Development

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced today that a $28,000 grant will be used to expand professional development practices for students in Methuen.  The Massachusetts Tiered System of Supports…

In Global Warming Battle Truth is the Biggest Casualty

In Global Warming Battle Truth is the Biggest Casualty

By: Christine Morabito – November 2014 On a recent trip to Maine, I hiked the beautiful Wells Reserve at Laudholm. The quiet solitude, view of the salt marsh and resident…

Methuen Ballet Ensemble’s “The Nutcracker” Returns to the Firehouse on Saturday and Sunday, November 29th and 30th!  

Methuen Ballet Ensemble’s “The Nutcracker” Returns to the Firehouse on Saturday and Sunday, November 29th and 30th!  

CALENDAR LISTING What: Methuen Ballet Ensemble’s “The Nutcracker” When: Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 3:00PM and 7:00PM with a Gala Reception at 6PM; and Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 3:00PM Where:…

What North Andover Voters Really Said on Election Day

What North Andover Voters Really Said on Election Day

By: Tom Duggan – November, 2014 According to Town Clerk Joyce Bradshaw, 10,607 voters participated in the November election in North Andover. GOVERNOR – BAKER OVER COAKLEY Republican Charlie Baker won…

Corruption Must be Baker’s First Priority – Valley Patriot Editorial (11-14)

Corruption Must be Baker’s First Priority – Valley Patriot Editorial (11-14)

Massachusetts Governor-elect Charlie Baker has a tough job ahead of him. We believe Baker must identify and address the rampant corruption epidemic plaguing the state before he can adequately tackle…

Paying Attention Podcast – State Rep. Jim Lyons on Corruption and Job Selling at the State House (November 15, 2014 )

Paying Attention Podcast – State Rep. Jim Lyons on Corruption and Job Selling at the State House (November 15, 2014 )

CLICK TO LISTEN TO HOUR 1 CLICK TO LISTEN TO  HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked with Andover State Rep. Jim Lyons about the corruption in state government. Lyons…

Kelcourse Declared Official Winner by 11 Votes, Cameron Promises Recount

Kelcourse Declared Official Winner by 11 Votes, Cameron Promises Recount

By: Joe D’Amore Correspondent UPDATE November 7, 2014 11AM.  Republican State Rep. Candidate Jim Kelcourse has been declared the winner of the three way race for the 1st Essex State Rep.…

Super PACs and Outside Groups Report $16.9 Million in Spending to Affect Gubernatorial Finalists

Super PACs and Outside Groups Report $16.9 Million in Spending to Affect Gubernatorial Finalists

BOSTON – In the first statewide election of the new Independent Expenditure “Super” PAC era, outside groups reported making $16.9 million in independent expenditures to support or oppose the Democratic…

“The Truth … And Nothing But The Truth … About Hypnosis” ~ MIND OVER MATTER WITH JERRY VALLEY

“The Truth … And Nothing But The Truth … About Hypnosis” ~ MIND OVER MATTER WITH JERRY VALLEY

By: Jerry Valley  – October, 2014 I have been recognized mostly from my shows on stage on cruise ships, TV’s “20/20,” and many Fairs, clubs, colleges, resorts, corporations and more.…

Gaining Energy and Losing Fat, The Story Behind Insulin That You Must Learn, Part II

Gaining Energy and Losing Fat, The Story Behind  Insulin That You Must Learn, Part II

By: Dr. Jin Sung – October, 2014 Functional Chiropractic Now get this… guess what your body requires when it is forming these bad fats? A LOT OF ENERGY! When you…

Devers, Rivera Team Up in Second Miracle Win Against Lantigua

Devers, Rivera Team Up in Second Miracle Win Against Lantigua

  By: Tom Duggan – November 4, 2014 For the second year in a row the alliance between Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and State Representative Marcos Devers resulted in what…

PAYING ATTENTION! ~ My Pics for the 2014 Election

PAYING ATTENTION! ~ My Pics for the 2014 Election

  By: Tom Duggan, November 3, 2014 While The Valley Patriot newspaper has a policy against endorsing candidates, each member of our editorial board is free to endorse or make…

Tom Duggan’s Election Notebook – Understanding the Ballot Questions, Bi-partisanship and Why You Should Vote

Tom Duggan’s Election Notebook – Understanding the Ballot Questions, Bi-partisanship and  Why You Should Vote

  Tuesday, November 4th is Election Day. On this year’s ballot are races for Governor, Congress, US Senate, State Auditor, State Treasurer, Attorney General, State Senate, State Representative, Governor’s Council,…

FBI to Start Tracking Animal Cruelty Cases

FBI to Start Tracking Animal Cruelty Cases

By: Tracey Zysk – October, 2014 On September 17, 2014 the announcement many of us animal advocates had been waiting for finally was released. The FBI was going to start…

How One Party Rule Fuels Fraud and Mismanagement Pt. II

How One Party Rule Fuels Fraud and Mismanagement Pt. II

READ PART 1 HERE The Valley Patriot has covered many state corruption stories in the past ten and a half years. What we observed in that time is that scandals…