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Outstanding Methuen Teachers Recognized

Outstanding Methuen Teachers Recognized

By: DJ Deeb – July, 2017 Things are beginning to wind down for the year with Methuen Public Schools. At our June 12th Methuen School Committee meeting, members of the…

Lawrence Mayor Cracks Down on “Tent City” Homeless Encampment, Sets Up Police Command Under Bridge

Lawrence Mayor Cracks Down on “Tent City” Homeless Encampment, Sets Up Police Command Under Bridge

  By Tom Duggan – July 26, 2017 Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera’s new “Homeless Coordinator” Anil “Nilly” DaCosta has issued a new directive to manage the ongoing problem of dozens…

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…

Heroes In Our Midst ~ SUSAN PIAZZA’S BOOK REVIEWS

Heroes In Our Midst ~ SUSAN PIAZZA’S BOOK REVIEWS

Heroes in Our Midst: From the Pages of The Valley Patriot Copyright © 2017, The Valley Patriot Genre: Nonfiction Softcover: 449 pages includes index Rating: 5 out of 5 Bookmarkers…

Methuen School Committee Reduces Budget

Methuen School Committee Reduces Budget

By: DJ DEEB – June, 2017 At our May 22nd Methuen School Committee meeting, members of the committee voted to approve an operating budget for fiscal year 2018 of $72…

Families of Murder Victims Providing Support in Valley

Families of Murder Victims Providing Support in Valley

By: Tom Duggan – June, 2017 A support group for family members of murder victims meets in Lowell on the second Tuesday of every month to help those dealing with…

From Revolution to Evolution Lowell Could Become that Shining City on the Hill

From Revolution to Evolution Lowell Could Become that Shining City on the Hill

By: John MacDonald – June, 2017  I attended the controversial special meeting at Lowell City Hall on Tuesday June 20th. As a witness to history I watched the vote for…

Lawrence Police Recover 13 Year Old Girl Missing From DCF Custody in Methuen

Lawrence Police Recover 13 Year Old Girl Missing From DCF Custody in Methuen

6-16-17 Lawrence Police responded to a domestic violence call late Friday night where the caller stated a man was beating a woman outside the home of 4 Andover St. When…

Olivia Newton John ~ IN THE GROOVE WITH CINDY ANNIS

Olivia Newton John ~ IN THE GROOVE WITH CINDY ANNIS

By: Cindy Annis – May, 2017 Olivia Newton John was born on September 26, 1948 in Cambridge England to a Welsh mother and German father. She is the youngest in…

17 Year Old Arrested in Methuen After Shooting ~ Spits in Officers Mouth

17 Year Old Arrested in Methuen After Shooting ~ Spits in Officers Mouth

By: Tom Duggan – 5-27-17|8:45pm Methuen police were called to Tenny St. late Saturday afternoon for reports of a disturbance, which sources say led police to an address on Annis…

Seminar on Creating Game Apps for Kids, Saturday May 27th

Seminar on Creating Game Apps for Kids, Saturday May 27th

Twenty year old Tyler Haddad is a junior at Becker College in Worcester and is hosting an event for Lawrence Kids on Saturday, May 27th at at Eli’s Place Diner…

House Budget Will Need a Haircut

House Budget Will Need a Haircut

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell Following an extensive process that starts with hearings in January, the Fiscal Year 2018 House budget was finalized in the last week in April.…

MS-13 Gang Leader Charged with Authorizing Two Murders in MA

MS-13 Gang Leader Charged with Authorizing Two Murders in MA

Defendant alleged to be nationwide leader of Molinos clique BOSTON –The nationwide leader of MS-13’s Molinos clique was charged in a fifth superseding indictment in connection with authorizing two of…

DCF Disgrace in Methuen ~ What is DCF Costing Methuen Taxpayers?

DCF Disgrace in Methuen ~ What is DCF Costing Methuen Taxpayers?

  Police Called 754 Times in three years 419 Times for Missing Kids   By: Tom Duggan – May, 2017 “The Department of Children and Families has worked diligently to…

Free Skin Cancer Screenings at Holy Family Hospital

Free Skin Cancer Screenings at Holy Family Hospital

METHUEN, MA — Dermatologists David Gruber, MD  from Andover Dermatology and Christine Kannler, MD from Northeast Dermatology Associates, will hold free skin cancer screenings at Holy Family Hospital in Methuen…