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City of Methuen Launches “Methuen Saves Energy” Campaign To Help Residents, Small Businesses Save Money and Energy

City of Methuen Launches “Methuen Saves Energy” Campaign To Help Residents, Small Businesses Save Money and Energy

Methuen, June 15, 2020 – Mayor Neil Perry today announced the launch of a new outreach campaign, “Methuen Saves Energy,” focused on helping residents, small businesses, and nonprofits reduce their…

Registered Nurse in Haverhill Pleads Guilty to Drug Diversion Charge

Registered Nurse in Haverhill Pleads Guilty to Drug Diversion Charge

BOSTON – A Haverhill nurse pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to tampering with patients’ morphine. Brianna Duffy, 32, pleaded guilty to one count of tampering with a…

Methuen Youth Innovation Project in the Works

Methuen Youth Innovation Project in the Works

(METHUEN) – The City of Methuen is among the few communities in the Merrimack Valley that is not home to a formal youth center or agency exclusively dedicated to providing…

Illegal Alien from Methuen Pleads Guilty to Distributing Fentanyl

Illegal Alien from Methuen Pleads Guilty to Distributing Fentanyl

BOSTON – A Dominican national previously residing in Methuen pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court in Boston to distributing fentanyl. Milton Elias Lara, 42, pleaded guilty to distribution of and…

Blue Lives Matter, We Stand with Law Enforcement ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (6-20)

Blue Lives Matter, We Stand with Law Enforcement ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (6-20)

Help The Valley Patriot Stay in Business While Our Advertisers are Closed June, 2020 We never could have imagined that we would need to use space in the 200th edition…

PDF of the June, 2020 Valley Patriot (Edition #200!) BACK IN BUSINESS

PDF of the June, 2020 Valley Patriot (Edition #200!) BACK IN BUSINESS

Help The Valley Patriot Stay in Business While Our Advertisers are Closed DOWNLOAD PDF HERE Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover,…

Methuen Mayor Announces Memorial Day Plans

Methuen Mayor Announces Memorial Day Plans

Help The Valley Patriot Stay in Business While Our Advertisers are Closed Special Events will Replace Traditional Parade  Methuen, MA, May 21- While Methuen’s traditional Memorial Day parade and ceremony…

Illegal Alien from Haverhill Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Distribution, Firearm Possession, Social Security Fraud

Illegal Alien from Haverhill Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Distribution, Firearm Possession, Social Security Fraud

Defendant used false identification to secure MassHealth benefits BOSTON – A Dominican national previously residing in Haverhill pleaded guilty today to fentanyl distribution and illegal firearm possession, among other charges.…

NECC Adapts to Online Admissions and Information Events

NECC Adapts to Online Admissions and Information Events

As a result of the ongoing pandemic Northern Essex Community College has introduced a number of additional convenient ways for the public to stay in touch with members of the…

VA Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $70K Using Mobile Payment Application

VA Employee Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $70K Using Mobile Payment Application

BOSTON – A Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) employee pleaded guilty today to embezzling nearly $70,000 in VA funds. Michael Donaher, 41, of Lakeville, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court…

HONOR YOUR GRADUATE IN THE PAGES OF THE VALLEY PATRIOT

HONOR YOUR GRADUATE IN THE PAGES OF THE VALLEY PATRIOT

With graduations being cancelled, delayed or being conducted virtually on-line The Valley Patriot would like to offer friends and family members an opportunity to congratulate their graduate in the pages…

Illegal Alien in Lawrence Charged with Illegal Reentry

Illegal Alien in Lawrence Charged with Illegal Reentry

BOSTON – A Dominican national living in Lawrence was charged yesterday in federal court with illegal reentry. Wilkin Jose Guerrero Villar, 40, was charged by criminal complaint with illegal reentry…

Senator DiZoglio’s Small Business Bills Advance Out of Committee

Senator DiZoglio’s Small Business Bills Advance Out of Committee

(BOSTON) – Two bills filed by State Senator Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen), both aimed at helping small businesses during the COVID-19 emergency, have been voted favorably out of the legislature’s Joint Committee on Community…

Monthly Cash Assistance and Emergency Benefits Provided by Local Veterans Services Officers in Every City and Town Across MA

Monthly Cash Assistance and Emergency Benefits Provided by Local Veterans Services Officers in Every City and Town Across MA

Financial Assistance Massachusetts is home to 380,000 of the nation’s 21 million veterans. More than half are aged 65 and older, and one in seven lives in poverty. As a…

Methuen City Councilors Put on Notice, “The Line of Defamation Has Been Crashed”

Methuen City Councilors Put on Notice, “The Line of Defamation Has Been Crashed”

Members of the Methuen Police Superior Officer’s Union have hired a First Amendment attorney to investigate and possibly sue Methuen City Councilors (and a private individual) for defamation, libel, and…