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Local Author’s book to be launched at National Convention

Local Author’s book to be launched at National Convention

Peter E. Randall Publisher and ATS Communications are pleased to announce that local authors Tom and Ellen Zappala of Merrimac, MA, along with writer John Molori of Methuen, MA, and…

Live VIDEO Interview with Kemal Bozkurt in Istanbul as Coup is Taking Place

Live VIDEO Interview with Kemal Bozkurt in Istanbul as Coup is Taking Place

CLICK PHOTO FOR INTERVIEW Technology sure has come a long way. As CNN was reporting that all social media in Turkey was shut down by a military coup, we were live…

“We’ve Got Your Back” – Residents, Veterans Serve Lunch to Methuen & Lawrence Police

“We’ve Got Your Back” – Residents, Veterans Serve Lunch to Methuen & Lawrence Police

PHOTOS|VIDEO CHIEF SOLOMON|VIDEO CHIEF FITZPATRICK Lawrence and Methuen Police were treated to a free lunch Friday afternoon thanks to JT Torres of New England Veterans’ Liberty House and resident volunteers from all…

Two Lawrence Councilors Want to Make it Harder to Recall the Mayor

Two Lawrence Councilors Want to Make it Harder to Recall the Mayor

Lawrence City Councilors Laplante and Vasquez say it is far too easy to mount a recall election against a city mayor and have submitted a proposal to make it more…

Audit Finds $15 Million in Inappropriate Payments from MassHealth

Audit Finds $15 Million in Inappropriate Payments from MassHealth

Bump Calls on MassHealth to Address Systemic Problems in Program BOSTON, MA — Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today released an audit that found that, during a roughly five-year period, MassHealth …

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL: An Open Letter to Jew Haters Masquerading as “Peace Activists”

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL: An Open Letter to Jew Haters Masquerading as “Peace Activists”

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL Anti-Semitic, hate group Massachusetts Peace Action (MAPA) can hide behind the name “PEACE” (see letter) but those of us who pay attention are not fooled. Their goal…

Methuen Farmers Market Every Friday

Methuen Farmers Market Every Friday

METHUEN  — The Holy Family Hospital/Groundwork Lawrence Farmers Market has opened for the summer season on Friday Friday July 8th and Mayor Zanni says he is thrilled.  Located at 254…

The Valley Patriot, July-2016 Print Edition – THE TRUTH ABOUT NARCAN

The Valley Patriot, July-2016 Print Edition – THE TRUTH ABOUT NARCAN

Download or View The July, 2016 edition of The Valley Patriot Read Flip Page Viewer on Line   Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper…

Lawrence General Hospital Nurses Ratify New Contract

Lawrence General Hospital Nurses Ratify New Contract

Three-year Agreement between hospital and RNs includes increase to wages, time off benefits and staffing improvements to ensure quality patient care LAWRENCE, Mass. — The more than 450 nurses of…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – June, 2016

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – June, 2016

THANK YOU OUTBACK – Last month the Veterans’ Services Officer for North Andover and Boxford, Gerard Maguire, held a fundraiser for our veterans at the Relief’s In in Lawrence. I…

Honoring Jenya Dorfman ~ From Israel to the Valley Patriot

Honoring Jenya Dorfman ~ From Israel to the Valley Patriot

By: Forest Rain – June, 2016 On June 1, 2001 a Hamas terrorist, walked into a Tel Aviv dance club at the Dolphinarium and blew himself up murdering 21 young…

Second Boston City Official Charged in City Hall Plaza Music Festival Extortion

Second Boston City Official Charged in City Hall Plaza Music Festival Extortion

BOSTON – The City of Boston’s Chief of Staff of Intergovernmental Affairs, Timothy Sullivan, was arrested this morning after a federal grand jury indicted him in connection with the extortion of…

State Senate Passes Animal Welfare Legislation ~ Regulations on Dog Breeders

State Senate Passes Animal Welfare Legislation ~ Regulations on Dog Breeders

The Massachusetts Senate passed several bills Tuesday aimed at protecting animal welfare. Senate Bill 2369, “An Act To Prevent Animal Suffering and Death,” seeks to avoid the negligent exposure of…

In the News: Zika Virus

In the News: Zika Virus

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – June, 2016 It seems like each year brings a new infectious disease worry, last year it was Ebola virus, this year it is Zika virus.…

Mass. Board of Medicine is a Grave Danger to Patient Safety

Mass. Board of Medicine is a Grave Danger to Patient Safety

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – June, 2016 The Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine has now been proved, twice, to work against public safety, against the very reasons we taxpayers…