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Prospect Hill to Perform at Valley Patriot 15th Anniversary BASH Scholarship and Award Night

Prospect Hill to Perform at Valley Patriot 15th Anniversary BASH Scholarship and Award Night

The rock band Prospect Hill’s drummer and producer, Mark Roberge has announced today that the band will be performing at The Valley Patriot’s 15th Anniversary BASH Scholarship and Award Night…

Methuen Police Arrest Three Juveniles, Recover Firearm after Report of Suspicious Activity

Methuen Police Arrest Three Juveniles, Recover Firearm after Report of Suspicious Activity

    METHUEN — The Methuen Police Department arrested three juveniles and seized a handgun and ammunition after officers responded Tuesday to a citizen report of suspicious activity. The suspects…

Why the Midterm Elections Matter ~ TEEN CORNER

Why the Midterm Elections Matter ~ TEEN CORNER

  By: Casey Pratt – Oct. 2018 According to the Pew Research Center, since 1948 voter turnout during presidential elections has been around 10% higher than the turnout at midterm elections.…

Methuen Police Chief Featured in Time Magazine Multimedia Feature

Methuen Police Chief Featured in Time Magazine Multimedia Feature

METHUEN — Chief Joseph Solomon was recently included as one of more than 200 people from across the country featured in a “Time” Magazine story exploring guns in America. In…

Shawn Hansen’s Sports Corner – The 33rd Annual Gr. Boston Sports Collectors Club Autograph

Shawn Hansen’s Sports Corner – The 33rd Annual Gr. Boston Sports Collectors Club Autograph

  WILMINGTON –  The weekend of Nov. 02 – Nov. 04, 2018 will be the 33rd annual Greater Boston Sports Collectors Club autograph show at the Shriner’s Auditorium at 99…

Bulletproof Backpacks; the Newest Quick Fix for Gun Violence at Schools?

Bulletproof Backpacks; the Newest Quick Fix for Gun Violence at Schools?

By: Abigail Juknavorian – Sept. 2018 Two hundred dollars; that’s the average price for the newest back to school accessory. What kind of accessory could be that expensive? Bulletproof backpacks. Following…

Reading Labels To Better Health ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

Reading Labels To Better Health ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

  By: Rick Bellanti – Sept. 2018 When following a healthy diet, it is important to not only read the nutrition labels on the product you purchase but also understanding…

What Happens at the Dump

What Happens at the Dump

WELLESLEY’S TRASH By: Aliana Brodmann E. von Richthofen A 2016 posting in the “The Swellesley Report” lamented the moral demise at the Wellesley Dump, otherwise known as the Take & Leave…

Middleton’s Douglas Bryant – 5 Combat Patrols vs. the Japanese, Before He Turned 20 ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST

Middleton’s Douglas Bryant – 5 Combat Patrols vs. the Japanese, Before He Turned 20 ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH By: John Cuddy – September 2018 The Silent Service Middleton’s Douglas Bryant originally hailed from Amesbury, Massachusetts where his father worked in the automotive industry.…

Massachusetts Lawyers Are Happy To Maintain That Two Plus Two Makes Five

Massachusetts Lawyers Are Happy To Maintain That Two Plus Two Makes Five

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – Sept. 2018 Recently-retired Justice Kennedy once wrote: “Nineteen Eighty-Four has one of the most brilliant scenes in literature. The protagonist is being tortured by his communist…

Ballardvale Native, Former Lawrence City Councilor Richard Lawrence to Share Stories of His Life as Multiracial Black-Man

Ballardvale Native, Former Lawrence City Councilor Richard Lawrence to Share Stories of His Life as Multiracial Black-Man

West Parish Church extends an invitation to members of the public to hear the presentation. Sunday, September 23rd at 4:00 p.m. at West Parish Church, 129 Reservation Road in Andover.…

Methuen Mayor Violates Open Meeting Law ~ Emails Committee on How They Should Vote

Methuen Mayor Violates Open Meeting Law ~ Emails Committee on How They Should Vote

School Committee Member Calls Mayors Behavior a “Disgrace” and a “Circus”   VIDEO OF MEETING DISCUSSION AND SHOUTING MATCH  9-11-18 Methuen Mayor Jim Jajuga has violated the state’s open meeting law by sending…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook ~ August, 2018

Tom Duggan’s Notebook ~ August, 2018

VOTE SEPT. 4TH, DAY AFTER LABOR DAY… IT’S IMPORTANT! Secretary of State Bill Galvin has scheduled this year’s state primary elections for the day after Labor Day when a lot…

Town vs. City Government: The Governing Pros and Cons

Town vs. City Government:  The Governing Pros and Cons

  By: Casey Pratt – August, 2018 Groveland and Boston are two vastly different communities in Massachusetts, which have vastly different governing bodies. From a distance, local government simply seems like…

Rep. José Tosado Embodies State House’s ‘Failure To Protect’

Rep. José Tosado Embodies State House’s ‘Failure To Protect’

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – August, 2018 State Auditor Suzanne Bump recently released an audit on complaints handled by the Division of Professional Licensure. Almost every profession requires a license these…

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