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NECC Offers Info Sessions on Nurse Assistant Programs 

NECC Offers Info Sessions on Nurse Assistant Programs 

Northern Essex Community College will hold information sessions for a five-week, non-credit nursing assistant program that is offered twice this fall at NECC Riverwalk, 360 Merrimack St. in Lawrence, Entry K.…

Great Energy and a Packed Hearing for Civics Education

Great Energy and a Packed Hearing for Civics Education

By: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – July, 2017 One looming challenge for our country and Massachusetts is a general lack of civic engagement on the part of our young people.…

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…

46 Graduate from Northern Essex Police Academy

46 Graduate from Northern Essex Police Academy

Of the 46 recruits to graduate from the Northern Essex Community College/Methuen Police Academy on Friday, July 14, during the academy’s fourth commencement ceremony, 40 already have jobs in law…

Store Video Shows Child Striking 11-year-old with a High Chair in Haverhill

Store Video Shows Child Striking 11-year-old with a High Chair in Haverhill

By: Tim Coco – WHAV The father of an 11-year-old, distraught over an incident a week ago where his daughter was bullied and assaulted by another child, is seeking justice…

Strengthening Prescription Drug Safety ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Strengthening Prescription Drug Safety ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: State Senator Katy O’Connor Ives – June, 2017 The Massachusetts State Senate debated the Fiscal Year 2018 state budget last month, where I advocated for key provisions that will…

BREAKING…. Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester Dies …. Statement by Senator Elizabeth Warren

BREAKING…. Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester Dies …. Statement by Senator Elizabeth Warren

Commissioner of Education Mitchell Chester has passed away. The controversial head of Massachusetts public education was intimately involved in the takeover of the  U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren released the following…

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…

Bringing Out the Worst in Lowell

Bringing Out the Worst in Lowell

By: John Macdonald – May, 2017 The question of where a new High School in Lowell should be built (or if it should be built) is bringing the worst out…

Gender Ideology and the Closing of the Mind

Gender Ideology and the Closing of the Mind

By: Paul Murano – May, 2017 Let’s immediately go beneath the surface on one of the biggest challenges of our time: gender confusion. A significant reason for the confusion can…

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…

Valley Patriot/Lawrence High School Alumni Association Scholarship Winners

Valley Patriot/Lawrence High School Alumni Association Scholarship Winners

It’s amazing what the Valley Patriot has done with this annual BASH scholarship program,” said Chris Eldredge of the Lawrence High School Alumni Association. Each year The Valley Patriot throws…

Valley Patriot Partners with Methuen Police to Grant $2,000 in Scholarships

Valley Patriot Partners with Methuen Police to Grant $2,000 in Scholarships

2017 is the first year The Valley Patriot BASH has partnered with the men and women of the Methuen Police Department for a scholarship presentation in the amount of $1,000…

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