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Valley Patriot/Gr. Lawrence Tech. School, $1K Scholarship Winner Daniela Marroquin

Valley Patriot/Gr. Lawrence Tech. School, $1K Scholarship Winner Daniela Marroquin

Jessica Finnocchiaro of the Greater Lawrence Technical School in Andover has been working with The Valley Patriot BASH committee for the past three years. Finnocchiaro interviews students who apply for…

Valley Patriot, Team Zingales Partner for $2,000 in Scholarships

Valley Patriot, Team Zingales Partner for $2,000 in Scholarships

Each year The Valley Patriot holds its annual charity BASH. This year seven students attending the BASH walked away with $1,000 in scholarship money for college.  “Six years ago The…

GENITALS DO NOT DEFINE US ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

GENITALS DO NOT DEFINE US ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

                By: Dani Langevin – Feb. 2017 Take a good look at the pictures above. When these children go to school or are out…

Methuen School Officers Engage in Residency Checks!

Methuen School Officers Engage in Residency Checks!

By: D.J. Deeb – Feb. 2017 There has been much discussion on social media regarding residency requirements for students attending Methuen schools. Unfortunately, most of the information appearing on these…

Methuen School Committee Holds Illegal Meeting, Ambushes DiNatale

Methuen School Committee Holds Illegal Meeting, Ambushes DiNatale

By Tom Duggan – March, 2017 On January 23rd, the Methuen School Committee went into an executive session, (a meeting where the public is excluded) claiming they were going to…

Northern Essex’s Fall 2016 Dean’s List Announced

Northern Essex’s Fall 2016 Dean’s List Announced

Dr. William Heineman, vice president of academic and students affairs, Northern Essex Community College, is pleased to announce the appointment of students to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016…

Merrimack College Urged to Add “Hindu” to its Jewish-Christian-Muslim Center

Merrimack College Urged to Add “Hindu” to its Jewish-Christian-Muslim Center

Hindus are urging renowned Merrimack College in North Andover (Massachusetts) to add “Hindu” to its Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations Center to be inclusive for its Hindu students and the community. Hindu statesman…

BOOK REVIEW ~ THE NEW HARRY POTTER

BOOK REVIEW ~ THE NEW HARRY POTTER

By Sue Piazza – Dec. 2016 “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts One and Two” Based on an Original New Story by J.K. Rowling. John Tiffany & Jack Thorne…

Methuen LGBTQ Youth Weigh in on Trump ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

Methuen LGBTQ Youth Weigh in on Trump ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – Dec. 2016 I am blissfully now teaching sophomore U.S. History at the newly and beautifully renovated Methuen High School and loving it. I am also the…

Lawrence Council Approves Police Use of NARCAN

Lawrence Council Approves Police Use of NARCAN

DEC. 20, 2016| 8:30pm The Lawrence City Council approved the use of NARCAN Tuesday night, allowing Lawrence Police to carry the medication that literally revives people who die from heroin…

Cambridge College’s New Campus at Sal’s Riverwalk

Cambridge College’s New Campus at Sal’s Riverwalk

In honor of their new location, Cambridge College Lawrence held a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new state-of-the-art campus at The Riverwalk on October 20, 2016. Over fifty guests joined…

Newburyport Company Celebrates Employees Who Graduated from Workplace English Program

Newburyport Company Celebrates Employees Who Graduated from Workplace English Program

Cesiah Albarran of Lawrence came to this country in 2013 from Puerto Rico with a recently earned bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Puerto Rico and limited…

Gr. Lawrence Tech Students Start Opioid Prevention Task Force

Gr. Lawrence Tech Students Start Opioid Prevention Task Force

Inspired by Methuen’s Phil Lahey, students at the Greater Lawrence Tech School have started a Drug Education Task Force. Lahey, a former Methuen Councilor and the main force in the…

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much…..Helen Keller ~ ROBINS KITTY CORNER

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much…..Helen Keller ~ ROBINS KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – Oct. 2016 When you start rescuing cats in the neighborhood, the word gets out. Suddenly, people start bringing you cats. Before you know it, other animals…

Tom Duggan’s October 2016 Notebook

Tom Duggan’s October 2016 Notebook

BREAKING THEIR WORD ON ENDORSEMENTS In my book, your word is your bond. If you make a commitment and give your word, no matter how inconvenient it is, you keep…