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Valley Patriot Reader Contribute $1,500 for Gr. Lawrence Tech Scholarship

Valley Patriot Reader Contribute $1,500 for Gr. Lawrence Tech Scholarship

  This year’s Valley Patriot/Greater Lawrence Tech. School scholarship goes to Jordana Cepeda thanks to two donations to the Valley Patriot. Jordan was chosen among several students who applies for the…

Massachusetts Electric Companies Reject Northern Pass

Massachusetts Electric Companies Reject Northern Pass

Concord, NH -Massachusetts electric companies formally ended contract negotiations with Eversource’s Northern Pass transmission project for Canadian hydro today. The New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee had already unanimously rejected the…

Whittier Students Learn Consequences of Distracted Driving Through Simulation

Whittier Students Learn Consequences of Distracted Driving Through Simulation

Students from Groveland, Haverhill and West Newbury Share Experiences HAVERHILL — At first glance, students who sat inside the orange Distractology van stationed outside Whittier appeared to be engaged in…

School Shootings: An Epidemic ~ YE GAY OL’E VALLEY

School Shootings: An Epidemic ~ YE GAY OL’E VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – March, 2018 I wrote this column in The Valley Patriot five years ago and nothing has changed. The talk has been cheap and the rhetoric ridiculous.…

Unaffordable and Inaccessible Child Care Limits Economic Growth in Massachusetts

Unaffordable and Inaccessible Child Care Limits Economic Growth in Massachusetts

By State Senator Katy O’Connor Ives – March, 2018 One of the most important issues limiting our state’s economy as a whole, and families and residents individually, is the issue…

Lisa Yarid Ferry To Run For DiZoglio State Rep. Seat

Lisa Yarid Ferry To Run For DiZoglio State Rep. Seat

LIFELONG RESIDENT AND ACTIVE COMMUNITY MEMBER   Lisa Yarid Ferry, who has lived in the Prospect Street area of Methuen for most of her life, has taken out nomination papers…

Armed Marshals Needed Nationwide to Prevent School Shootings

Armed Marshals Needed Nationwide to Prevent School Shootings

By: DJ Deeb – March, 2018 Members of the Methuen School Committee has been very busy these last few months as we prepare for the upcoming budget discussions, contract negotiations,…

Andover High Student Arrested After Threat Appears Online

Andover High Student Arrested After Threat Appears Online

Photo of Firearms Was Downloaded from Internet by Suspect ANDOVER — Town Manager Andrew Flanagan, Superintendent of Schools Sheldon Berman, and Andover High School Principal Philip Conrad report that an Andover…

Dear Julia ~ by Jeff Katz

Dear Julia ~ by Jeff Katz

Dear Julia: I’m writing you this note on March 7, 2018. Today is the day that you turn 15 years old. It’s an interesting day for me and Mom, but…

Valley Patriot Readers Give $3,300 Scholarship to Lawrence High JrROTC Student Darlene Santos

Valley Patriot Readers Give $3,300 Scholarship to Lawrence High JrROTC Student Darlene Santos

  Lawrence High School Senior Darlene Santos joined her fellow students in the JrROTC and marched into the Valley Patriot’s 14th Anniversary BASH last week as the JrROTC has done…

Consider These Steps Before Buying a Business ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

Consider These Steps  Before Buying a Business ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

By: Alex Talcott – March 2018 There are 28 million small businesses in the U.S. that employ over 120 million people, according to the Small Business Association 1. For many…

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ U.S. Army – Dracut’s Frank Polewarczyk, 79th Infantry World War II

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ U.S. Army – Dracut’s Frank Polewarczyk, 79th Infantry World War II

HERO IN OUR MIDST! By: John Cuddy This month’s “Hero in our Midst” is one of 4,916 men in the 79th Infantry Division who received the Bronze Star, and one…

Lawrence Man Pleads Guilty, Sentenced to Prison for Trafficking Fentanyl

Lawrence Man Pleads Guilty, Sentenced to Prison for Trafficking Fentanyl

SALEM – A Lawrence man has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to state prison for trafficking fentanyl, Attorney General Maura Healey announced today. Luis Baez, age 25, pleaded guilty on Wednesday…

Lawrence Police Arrest Two in Brook Street Shooting

Lawrence Police Arrest Two in Brook Street Shooting

ORIGINAL STORY BREAKING……Two individuals have been arrested in connection with the shooting which took place earlier in week on Brook St.   Both are awaiting arraignment this afternoon in Lawrence…

Riverwalk Dental Joins the Clean River Project to Make the Merrimack River Beautiful Once Again

Riverwalk Dental Joins the Clean River Project to Make the Merrimack River Beautiful Once Again

Lawrence, MA:  Riverwalk Dental, located in the heart of the Merrimack Valley in Lawrence Massachusetts, joins Rocky Morrison, a patient of Riverwalk Dental, in his quest to clean up the…