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Two Lawrence Men Arraigned for Extensive Heroin Packaging and Distribution Operation, More than $1M in Heroin Seized

Two Lawrence Men Arraigned for Extensive Heroin Packaging and Distribution Operation, More than $1M in Heroin Seized

   LAWRENCE – Two Lawrence men have been arraigned in connection with an extensive heroin trafficking operation, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. The men were arrested while trying to…

Cape Wind Project: A Tale of Crony Environmentalism (Part 1)

Cape Wind Project: A Tale of Crony Environmentalism (Part 1)

By Christine Morabito - May 2015 It would make a great movie. The story begins in 2001, with an elaborate plot, filled with beautiful, wealthy, and powerful people. There are…

RADIO~THE PULSE with John MacDonald and Tom Duggan (5-7-15) Topics: Baltimore, Gov Erlich, Pam Geller

RADIO~THE PULSE with John MacDonald and Tom Duggan (5-7-15) Topics: Baltimore, Gov Erlich, Pam Geller

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO THE PULSE Today Tom and John talked about the riots in Baltimore, Interviewed former Maryland Governor Erlich who is also Presidential candidate, they also talked…

We Stand with Pam Geller – Stop Blaming the Victims ~ Valley Patriot Editorial, May, 2015

We Stand with Pam Geller – Stop Blaming the Victims ~ Valley Patriot Editorial, May, 2015

  As The Valley Patriot was going to print this month, a Muslim hit squad pulled up to the front of a free speech conference in Garland, Texas and tried…

City of Quincy Penalized $28,125 for Wetlands Protection Act Violations for Installing Equalization Pipe

City of Quincy Penalized $28,125 for Wetlands Protection Act Violations for Installing Equalization Pipe

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) penalized the City of Quincy $28,125 for wetlands violations associated with the installation of an equalization pipe to address drainage and…

Magnesium the Neglected Mineral

Magnesium the Neglected Mineral

By: Dr. Jin Sung – April, 2015 Magnesium is a mineral used by every tissue and organ in your body, especially your heart, muscles, and kidneys. If you suffer from…

State Money for Methuen in Massachusetts House Budget

State Money for Methuen in Massachusetts House Budget

On Wednesday, the House concluded deliberations for the proposed FY16 with funding allocated for significant projects throughout the Merrimack Valley. In addition to the much toted $400,000.00 funding for the…

Andover 5K Walk/Run Set for Sunday, May 3 in Memory of Colleen Ritzer

Andover 5K Walk/Run Set for Sunday, May 3 in Memory of Colleen Ritzer

(ANDOVER, Massachusetts) – The second annual Step Up for Colleen 5K will be held in Andover this Sunday, May 3, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. in memory of Colleen Ritzer. Proceeds…

Sec. of State Orders Neil Harrington to Turn Over Documents

Sec. of State Orders Neil Harrington to Turn Over Documents

By: Tom Duggan – April, 2015 Embattled Salisbury Town Manager Neil Harrington has been ordered by Secretary of State Bill Galvin’s office (right)to turn over public documents he has been…

City Councilors Behaving Badly

City Councilors Behaving Badly

By Kathy Runge – April, 2015 Council meetings in February and March were a train wreck, but everyone got their vacations in. Councilor Maldonado opened the meeting of March 3…

Rep Update: Transparency Legislation Gaining Momentum on Beacon Hill

Rep Update: Transparency Legislation Gaining Momentum on Beacon Hill

By: State Rep Linda Dean Campbell – April, 2015 Constituents and members of the press often run into significant roadblocks trying to obtain public records. These include excessive wait times…

Methuen Pride Shows in Behavior and Displays

Methuen Pride Shows  in Behavior and Displays

By: DJ Deeb - April, 2015 Methuen residents have much to be grateful for with members of the City Council working in conjunction with members of the Methuen Athletic Awareness…

North East Sea Glass Expo

North East Sea Glass Expo

Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best Selling Author, Host of the Paying Attention Radio Program on WCAP…

Don’t Phase Me, Bro!

Don’t Phase Me, Bro!

By: Councilor Dan Grayton – April, 2015 The early months of 2015 are proving to be expensive for the City of Methuen. In addition to the approval of a 4.6…

How to Reverse Federal Testing Potlatch, Improve the Education of Low-Income Students

How to Reverse Federal Testing Potlatch, Improve the Education of Low-Income Students

By: Sandra Stotsky – April, 2015 The past 50 years have witnessed the strange evolution of the chief instrument of the federal government for improving the education of low-income children—the…