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Source of Waste being Dumped into Shawsheen Traced Back to Local Businesses

Source of Waste being Dumped into Shawsheen Traced Back to Local Businesses

February, 2011 Valley Patriot readers will recall that last summer, residents living near the Shawsheen River reported the smell of raw sewage and a foul, cloudy discharge coming from a…

Local brothers raise needed funds for Merrimack Valley Hospice House

Local brothers raise needed funds for  Merrimack Valley Hospice House

  January, 2011 HAVERHILL. – Two local brothers have made an extraordinary effort to raise funds for the Merrimack Valley Hospice House this holiday season. During the Ocasio’s True Martial…

North Andover Merchants Association, A year in review

  By: Valley Patriot Staff – December, 2010 The North Andover Merchants Association is an organization made up of North Andover businesses. We are committed to improving North Andover through…

Caring for elderly loved ones with disease

  By: Teri Mercier – September, 2010 Taking care of an elderly loved one is no easy task. When disease is involved, it becomes even more challenging. People who care…

A “Thank You” to the ‘Friends of Erie’

A “Thank You” to the ‘Friends of Erie’

  By; Lonnie Brennan – September, 2010 The truck is paid off! Five simple words have never meant so much to so many of our Georgetown neighbors, and the members…

Valley Patriot Hero Sarah Hayden Receives Congressional Gold Medal

Valley Patriot Hero Sarah Hayden Receives Congressional Gold Medal

Kathleen Corey Rahme – April, 2010 Born in 1919 at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the little town of Granite Falls, Sara Payne Hayden would eventually be…

An exciting time for downtown North Andover

  By: Tracy Watson – April, 2010 Many months ago the Board of Selectmen tasked the Department of Public Works with the Main Street Improvement Project! This project began last…

Lawrence Exchange Club Honors Fire, Police, EMT’s

Lawrence Exchange Club Honors Fire, Police, EMT’s

Lawrence, Andover North Andover Heroes Honored By: Tom Duggan – Febrary, 2010 The Lawrence Exchange Club held their annual Police, Firefighter and EMT of the year awards last night honoring…

North Andover Merchants … stay local, shop locally!

     By: Phil Decologero, January, 2010 Truly North Andover’s finest…. Formed to advocate on behalf of the business community of North Andover, the North Andover Merchants Association (N.A.M.A.) is…

Niki Tsongas announces Lawrence to receive more than $3.5 million in first allocation of recovery funding

Haverhill to receive $282,000; Methuen $79,000  Posted: March 05, 2009    Congresswoman Niki Tsongas announced today that the City of Lawrence will receive approximately $3,500,000 as funding begins to be…

Hero in Our Midst – Haverhill’s John Katsaros and Code Burgandy

Hero in Our Midst – Haverhill’s John Katsaros and Code Burgandy

  Tech Sgt. James Moore, USAF It is now possible for us to remember a true patriot. Sworn to silence for a period of time, even to his own family,…

Remembering Alex Jiminez – Valley Patriot of the Month – August 2008

Remembering Alex Jiminez – Valley Patriot of the Month – August 2008

Since the very first edition of The Valley Patriot in March of 2004, this space has been reserved for honoring local veterans who have either performed heroically in battle or…

Hero in Our Midst – Natasha Young – Valley Patriot of the Month

Hero in Our Midst – Natasha Young – Valley Patriot of the Month

By: Tech. Sgt. James Moore, USAF  – May, 2008 LAWRENCE – A patriot, as defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is “One who loves his or her country and supports its…

Sal Lupoli of Sal’s Riverwalk announces workforce training grant

Sal Lupoli of Sal’s Riverwalk announces workforce training grant

  By: Tom Duggan – April, 2008   Lawrence/Boston, MA – Sal Lupoli, President/CEO of Sal’s Pizza Retail and Wholesale Divisions, Salvatore’s Restaurants and Riverwalk Properties is proud to announce…

Hero in Our Midst – Agnes Bresnahan of Methuen – Valley Patriot of the Month

Hero in Our Midst – Agnes Bresnahan of Methuen – Valley Patriot of the Month

By: Lonnie Brennan – April, 2008 METHUEN – Her statistics from 1970 are simple: female, 5 foot five inches, 125 pounds, age 19. As she entered her Junior year at…