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Myth and Misconceptions ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Myth and Misconceptions ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – June, 2018 Despite their popularity as pets and their ubiquitous presence in the media, cats are probably one of the most misunderstood breed of animals. Myths…

Lawrence’s Gabriela Taveras is Crowned Miss Massachusetts 2018

Lawrence’s Gabriela Taveras is Crowned Miss Massachusetts 2018

WORCESTER, MA – Gabriela Taveras, 23, of Lawrence was selected as Miss Massachusetts 2018 on Saturday, June 30, at the 79th annual Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Pageant.  Competing as Miss North Shore,…

Prop 2 1/2 Override Not an Option for Methuen

Prop 2 1/2 Override Not an Option for Methuen

By: DJ Deeb – June, 2018 The Methuen School Committee held a budget workshop meeting on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 to discuss the upcoming Fiscal Year 2019 budget. In April,…

Keeping Schools Safe ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

Keeping Schools Safe ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

Bu: State Senator Katy Ives – June, 2018 School shootings are becoming too common an occurrence across the country. The discussion of gun control and mental health treatment has surfaced…

Diehl Promises to Help DayBreak Shelter in Lawrence

Diehl Promises to Help DayBreak Shelter in Lawrence

  “Warren has ignored the poorest of the poor here at Daybreak” Last month we learned that United States Senator Elizabeth Warren – who is running for reelection – has…

GLCAC Hosts Free Summer Lunch Program in Methuen

GLCAC Hosts Free Summer Lunch Program in Methuen

METHUEN – The Greater Lawrence Community Action Council, Inc. is offering free lunch to children and teens in Methuen this summer so all students continue to eat healthy meals while…

Community Unites for Isaiah 58 NH’s 5th Annual Charity Benefit

Community Unites for Isaiah 58 NH’s 5th Annual Charity Benefit

Western Rockingham County residents will once again gather in support of Isaiah 58 New Hampshire’s mission to provide food, clothing and shelter for the homeless and housing insecurity on Friday,…

A Day of Silence at Methuen High ~ YE GAY OL’E VALLEY

A Day of Silence at Methuen High  ~ YE GAY OL’E VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – May, 2018 On April 26, Methuen High School students observed a Day of Silence and have been for a number of years. A Day of Silence…

Team Zingales/Century 21 Gives $1K Scholarship to LHS Star at Charity BASH!

Team Zingales/Century 21 Gives $1K Scholarship to LHS Star at Charity BASH!

FIREFIGHTERS RELIEF’S IN – 1 MARKET ST., LAWRENCE Each year Joe Zingales and Rosanna Zingales-Lopez from Century 21 TEAM ZINGALES in Methuen donate at least $1,000 for our Valley Patriot BASH…

Whittier Tech Students Design New Allied Health Center

Whittier Tech Students Design New Allied Health Center

Project Led by Seniors from Georgetown, Haverhill and Merrimac with Assistance from Newburyport Junior HAVERHILL — After several months of hard work, final design plans for Whittier Tech’s new Allied…

Valley Patriot Reader Contribute $1,500 for Gr. Lawrence Tech Scholarship

Valley Patriot Reader Contribute $1,500 for Gr. Lawrence Tech Scholarship

  This year’s Valley Patriot/Greater Lawrence Tech. School scholarship goes to Jordana Cepeda thanks to two donations to the Valley Patriot. Jordan was chosen among several students who applies for the…

Whittier Students Learn Consequences of Distracted Driving Through Simulation

Whittier Students Learn Consequences of Distracted Driving Through Simulation

Students from Groveland, Haverhill and West Newbury Share Experiences HAVERHILL — At first glance, students who sat inside the orange Distractology van stationed outside Whittier appeared to be engaged in…

Dear Julia ~ by Jeff Katz

Dear Julia ~ by Jeff Katz

Dear Julia: I’m writing you this note on March 7, 2018. Today is the day that you turn 15 years old. It’s an interesting day for me and Mom, but…

Valley Patriot Readers Give $3,300 Scholarship to Lawrence High JrROTC Student Darlene Santos

Valley Patriot Readers Give $3,300 Scholarship to Lawrence High JrROTC Student Darlene Santos

  Lawrence High School Senior Darlene Santos joined her fellow students in the JrROTC and marched into the Valley Patriot’s 14th Anniversary BASH last week as the JrROTC has done…

11 Yr. Old Cancer Victim Gets Royal Treatment by North Andover PD

11 Yr. Old Cancer Victim Gets Royal Treatment by North Andover PD

  Eleven year old Nathan Scanlon got the ride of his life last month when the North Andover Police and Cops for Kids with Cancer paid him and his family…