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Government Waste Hurts our Veterans ~ Notes from The American Legion

Government Waste Hurts our Veterans ~ Notes from The American Legion

By: John Lenotte, American Legion December, 2014 As the Christmas and New Year’s holidays are upon us, let us not forget the men and women in our military, most of…

Some Patients Pay More and May Not Keep their Doctor – By Dr. Frank MacMillan

Some Patients Pay More and May Not Keep their Doctor – By Dr. Frank MacMillan

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – December, 2014 While I consider myself well read and I work hard to remain connected to and aware of changes happening in medicine, I have…

Death Without Dignity – TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO

Death Without Dignity – TEEN TALK with ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Ana DeBernardo – December, 2014 One of the strongest arguments for physician assisted suicide is the idea of “Death with Dignity.” People claim that their life is theirs and…

Top Ten Reasons Manchester, NH is a Great Place to Work and Live

Top Ten Reasons Manchester, NH is a Great Place to Work and Live

By: Justess Jacobson – December, 2014 I have lived in Manchester since I was 8 years old. I didn’t appreciate it at the time, but it truly was a great…

7 Warning Signs That an Older Relative Could Use More Support

7 Warning Signs That an Older Relative Could Use More Support

By: Greg Batchelder, December, 2014 I have found over my many years of working in the senior living industry that holiday visits are often a wake-up call for adult children…

What I Saw in Ferguson – Mixed Messages

What I Saw in Ferguson – Mixed Messages

By: Christine Morabito – December 2014 The 21,000 residents of Ferguson, Missouri have been unwitting pawns in a game where everybody loses. Over the past several months, racial unrest has caused…

Waste Management sells Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. to Energy Capital Partners

Waste Management sells Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. to Energy Capital Partners

HAMPTON, N.H. —  Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. today announced the close of its $1.94 billion acquisition by Energy Capital Partners from Waste Management. A definitive agreement for the sale was previously…

Former NH Rep., Atty. DiFruscia Caught Red Handed Stealing Valley Patriot Newspapers…. Again.

Former NH Rep., Atty. DiFruscia Caught Red Handed  Stealing Valley Patriot Newspapers…. Again.

For the past two years, The Valley Patriot has been investigating a series of thefts of newspapers and newspaper boxes throughout the Merrimack Valley totaling an estimated loss of more…

MIAA Backs North Andover Principals Decision to Suspend Basketball Coach, Says Scuzzarella Argued for Lower Penalty

MIAA Backs North Andover Principals Decision to Suspend Basketball Coach, Says Scuzzarella Argued for Lower Penalty

NORTH ANDOVER – In the wake of the basketball coach scandal in North Andover, The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) has issued a statement backing High School  principal Scuzzarella’s decision to…

Methuen Police Department Adds Six New Cruisers

Methuen Police Department Adds Six New Cruisers

Mayor Stephen N. Zanni and Police Chief Joseph Solomon are pleased to announce that the Methuen Police Department will be adding six new vehicles to aid and improve public safety…

“Remembering the Lessons of History as We Honor America’s Veterans”

By: Kenneth Willette – November, 2014 I have always deeply valued the honorable service and sacrifices rendered by veterans throughout our beloved nation. These veterans came from vastly different backgrounds,…

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan ~ The Madness in Ferguson (11-29-14)

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan ~ The Madness in Ferguson (11-29-14)

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1  DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 One of the most frank discussions you will ever hear about race, Ferguson, American culture, the second amendment,…

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Comes to Massachusetts

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Comes to Massachusetts

By: Linda Dean Campbell – November, 2014 Very recently, I was afforded the opportunity to have a discussion with our new national Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald. Wisely, he…

American Training Honors Partners at Annual LIFE Matters Awards

American Training Honors Partners  at Annual LIFE Matters Awards

Applause filled the room as the 2014 LIFE Matters Award recipients were announced. The crowd rose to their feet as Market Basket associates were called to the stage. Each year…

Homework Wars – BABIES AND BRIEFCASES

Homework Wars – BABIES AND BRIEFCASES

By: Cheryl Hajjar – November, 2014 ‘Tis the season for homework. Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy. If you have grade school children, even mentioning the word homework is like dragging your…