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Baker-Polito Administration Awards Nearly $755k in Grants for Water Supply Protection Projects

Baker-Polito Administration Awards Nearly $755k in Grants for Water Supply Protection Projects

BOSTON –The Baker-Polito Administration today awarded nearly $755,000 in grants to help 12 communities with projects designed to meet water supply needs and ensure healthy water bodies. The funding is…

Methuen School Committee Approves Net School Spending Re-Payment Plan

Methuen School Committee Approves  Net School Spending Re-Payment Plan

By: DJ Deeb – February, 2015 Members of the Methuen School Committee unanimously approved a Ne School Spending Deficit Repayment Plan Agreement compiled by the Mayor in conjunction with Superintendent…

New Legislative Session Opportunities for Positive Change

New Legislative Session Opportunities for Positive Change

By Senator Katy Ives – February, 2015 As I begin my second term as State Senator and a new two-year legislative session, I have filed a cross section of bills…

Top Ten Restaurants in Manchester

Top Ten Restaurants in Manchester

  By: Justess Jacobson – February, 2015 I love food. Anyone who has known me for more than ten minutes knows, that I do indeed love food. My favorite tends…

Lowell’s Own Anthony Bourdain

Lowell’s Own Anthony Bourdain

By: John Macdonald - February, 2015  Some of us are familiar with the numerous television shows, books and magazine articles of the culinary adventurist Anthony Bourdain. Bourdain is an articulate…

Missing Lawrence Man with Dementia Found Safely

Missing Lawrence Man with Dementia Found Safely

LAWRENCE – Family members of a 76 year old Lawrence man, Juan Bienvenido Paulino, say they are relieved that Mr. Paulino has been found safely late Thursday night after being missing since 11am,…

Moody’s Upgrades Lawrence to an A3 Rating with a Stable Outlook

Moody’s Upgrades Lawrence to an A3 Rating with a Stable Outlook

February 18, 2015, Lawrence, MA- Last week, Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the City of Lawrence’s credit rating to A3 from Baa1. This rating upgrade is the first time Lawrence has…

Massachusetts Statewide Candidates Spent $33.1M in 2014 Election Cycle

Massachusetts Statewide Candidates Spent $33.1M in 2014 Election Cycle

Statewide candidates spent $33.1 million during the 2013-14 election cycle, an increase of 9 percent from the 2010 election,according to an OCPF review of campaign finance activity by candidates.  Fundraising…

Bob LeBlanc says Poor People in Lawrence “Love Being Poor” and that “Everybody in the City of Lawrence are Poverty Pimps”

Bob LeBlanc says Poor People in Lawrence “Love Being Poor” and that “Everybody in the City of Lawrence are Poverty Pimps”

Former Methuen Town Manager and Democrat operative Bob LeBlanc says “everybody in the city of Lawrence are poverty pimps” and the poor people of Lawrence “love being poor.” LeBlanc called in to the Paying…

Podcast of Paying Attention (2-14-15) – An Interview with MTV’s Brittany Baldi, The Upcoming Valley Patriot BASH and MORE

Podcast of Paying Attention (2-14-15) – An Interview with MTV’s Brittany Baldi, The Upcoming Valley Patriot BASH and MORE

Interview with Brittany Baldi  Download or Listen to Hour 1 Download or Listen to Hour 2 Tom and Paul started the show off talking about a great service for disabled American Veterans, free snow…

February, 2015 Valley Patriot (Edition #136), Headline: Public Rallies for Police

February, 2015 Valley Patriot (Edition #136), Headline: Public Rallies for Police

  Click HERE for TURN PAGE VIEW of Edition #136 –February, 2015 Click here to download normal PDF of Valley Patriot     Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher…

DeCologero Runs for Selectman in North Andover

DeCologero Runs for Selectman in North Andover

On March 31st, voters will cast their ballots to fill two seats on the North Andover Board of Selectmen, including one being vacated by Bill Gordon, who has very capably…

Senator L’Italien to Hold Town Hall Forum at Salvatore’s in Lawrence

Senator L’Italien to Hold Town Hall Forum at Salvatore’s in Lawrence

LAWRENCE – State Sen. Barbara A. L’Italien (D-Andover) along with Senate President Stanley Rosenberg (D-Amherst) announced today that the Senate will host a Town Hall-style meeting Feb. 23 at Salvatore’s…

City of Methuen Seeks Residents to Fill Boards and Commissions

City of Methuen Seeks Residents to Fill Boards and Commissions

Mayor Stephen N. Zanni is looking for prospective Methuen residents interested in joining the city’s many boards and commissions. Serving on a city board is a great way to get…

Senate Republican Caucus Urges Gov. Baker to Take Public Transportation Action

Senate Republican Caucus Urges Gov. Baker to Take Public Transportation Action

Caucus Stands with the Administration in Seeking Solutions Boston- Expressing concern of the current state of the Commonwealth’s public transportation system, the Senate Republican Caucus sent a letter to Governor…