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Methuen Police Department Announces Promotions

Methuen Police Department Announces Promotions

METHUEN – Chief Joseph Solomon and the Methuen City Council are pleased to announce that the Methuen Police Department promoted seven of its officers this week. On Wednesday, July 12, seven…

46 Graduate from Northern Essex Police Academy

46 Graduate from Northern Essex Police Academy

Of the 46 recruits to graduate from the Northern Essex Community College/Methuen Police Academy on Friday, July 14, during the academy’s fourth commencement ceremony, 40 already have jobs in law…

Lawrence Mayor Removes Campaign Rival From City Position, Jaime Says Promotion is “Retaliation”

Lawrence Mayor Removes Campaign Rival From City Position, Jaime Says Promotion is “Retaliation”

By: Tom Duggan – July 11, 2017 Just two months before the September mayoral primary in Lawrence, embattled mayor Dan Rivera has removed one of his campaign opponents from his…

MA Democrats Cheer “Racist” Hand-Held Driving Ban ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (7-17)

MA Democrats Cheer “Racist” Hand-Held Driving Ban ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (7-17)

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – July, 2017 What we have heard from the Democratic Party at the national level, and here in Massachusetts over the past ten years is that police…

Woman Thought to be in Danger Now Wanted By Methuen Police

Woman Thought to be in Danger Now Wanted By Methuen Police

July 10, 2017- (Original Report Below) The woman that Methuen police have been desperately looking for since Saturday, believing her life to be in danger as a witness to a…

Shadow Donors Plague Lawrence Mayoral Candidate Modesto Maldonado

Shadow Donors Plague Lawrence Mayoral Candidate Modesto Maldonado

By: Tom Duggan – July 8, 2017 OCPF-contributions maldonado    OCPF-expenditures maldonado According to The Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance, (OCPF) an enforcement arm of the Secretary of State’s…

Valley Patriot Print Edition (#165) July, 2017 ~ Hand Held Devices Banned While Driving

Valley Patriot Print Edition (#165) July, 2017 ~ Hand Held Devices Banned While Driving

DOWNLOAD OR READ THE JULY, 2017 PDF    Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, an author, host of the Paying…

Store Video Shows Child Striking 11-year-old with a High Chair in Haverhill

Store Video Shows Child Striking 11-year-old with a High Chair in Haverhill

By: Tim Coco – WHAV The father of an 11-year-old, distraught over an incident a week ago where his daughter was bullied and assaulted by another child, is seeking justice…

Cornyn, Warren Bill to Ease Requirements on Vets Applying for Commercial Drivers Licenses

Cornyn, Warren Bill to Ease Requirements on Vets Applying for Commercial Drivers Licenses

Read the text of the bill here (PDF) Watch a video about the bill here (YouTube) Washington, DC  — U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) today released the following statements after bipartisan legislation,…

Leonardo Lara of Lawrence Sentenced For Money Laundering & Theft of Public Funds

Leonardo Lara of Lawrence Sentenced For Money Laundering & Theft of Public Funds

BOSTON – A Lawrence man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for money laundering, transacting in criminally-derived property, and theft of public funds.  Leonardo Lara, 36, was sentenced…

MA Senate Passes Bill To Ban ALL Hand Held Cell Phone Use, Electronic Devices While Driving

MA Senate Passes Bill To Ban ALL Hand Held Cell Phone Use, Electronic Devices While Driving

BOSTON – Today, the Massachusetts State Senate passed a piece of legislation which claims will reduce motor vehicle accidents and fatalities by prohibiting the use of ALL hand held electronic mobile…

Pub For Sale- Operating Business in 4D+1 Plaza, Salisbury Beach, MA

Pub For Sale- Operating Business in 4D+1 Plaza, Salisbury Beach, MA

TURN-KEY Local Pub -High KENO sales Great Location – Ample PARKING This is your opportunity to purchase a business located in Salisbury Beach, in a well known vacation destination, The…

Strengthening Prescription Drug Safety ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Strengthening Prescription Drug Safety ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: State Senator Katy O’Connor Ives – June, 2017 The Massachusetts State Senate debated the Fiscal Year 2018 state budget last month, where I advocated for key provisions that will…

Blatchford Drops Out of Lawrence City Council Race After Being Fired From State House

Blatchford Drops Out of Lawrence City Council Race After Being Fired From State House

Former Lawrence School Committeeman Jim Blatchford has withdrawn from the 2017 city council race. Blatchford was fired last Friday, as an aide to Rep. Carmine Gentile, a Democrat from Sudbury. …

Our Gay Youth ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

Our Gay Youth ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – June, 2017 This past school year I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying a number of wonderful experiences. It was my first year teaching at Methuen High…