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On World Stage, New Hampshire Delegation Should Look to Richard Nixon

On World Stage, New Hampshire  Delegation Should Look to Richard Nixon

By: DJ Bettencourt – May, 2014 Whatever may be said of Richard Nixon, he was a visionary and strategic genius on foreign policy. Indeed, Nixon’s most enduring and important legacy…

So Much for Free Speech and the 1st Amendment

So Much for Free Speech and the 1st Amendment

By: Jeff Katz – May, 2014 Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a Somali native, was born in to a devout Muslim family. She was raised in the religion and has maintained that…

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan – Slavery, Sexism, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and more (May 17, 2014)

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan – Slavery, Sexism, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and more (May 17, 2014)

Paying Attention is produced by Chris Poublon and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2  Today Tom and Paul talk…

Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives Invites Senate Committee on Drug Addiction Treatment to Methuen for Hearing

Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives Invites Senate Committee  on Drug Addiction Treatment to Methuen for Hearing

By Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives The Massachusetts State Senate has formed a special committee to study drug addiction and treatment options in Massachusetts and aims to address an epidemic of…

Local Man’s Heartwarming Success Story Serves As Reminder That Autism Awareness Doesn’t End in April

Local Man’s Heartwarming Success Story Serves As  Reminder That Autism Awareness Doesn’t End in April

Matthew O’Beirne walks into work each day with a big smile on his face, not only because he loves his job at the North Reading Stop and Shop, but because…

Lawrence High Alumni Gives More Than $74K in Scholarships; Mayor Rivera Tells Students “Don’t Be Afraid to Fail!”

Lawrence High Alumni Gives More Than $74K in Scholarships; Mayor Rivera Tells Students “Don’t Be Afraid to Fail!”

By: Tom Duggan - May 15, 2014 PHOTO GALLERY| VIDEO OF EVENT VIDEO OF MAYOR'S SPEECH Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, a 1989 graduate of Lawrence High School gave the keynote…

Methuen Schools Are Moving Forward But Budget Poses a Challenge

Methuen Schools Are Moving Forward But Budget Poses a Challenge

By: D.J. Deeb – April, 2014 METHUEN- Members of the Methuen School Committee have been working very hard along with Superintendent Judy Scannell and her Administrative Team to make positive…

Full day of leadership training May 9 at UMass Lowell

Full day of leadership training May 9 at UMass Lowell

Lowell, Mass. — Boston leaders can access the knowledge and experience of world-renowned leaders by attending Leadercast® North of Boston at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center on May…

Bettencourt’s Retirement Marks the End of an Era on the Field and in The Classroom

Bettencourt’s Retirement Marks the End  of an Era on the Field and in The Classroom

D.J. Bettencourt While this special 10th Anniversary edition of The Valley Patriot represents a wonderful accomplishment for this publication, it also represents a personal milestone for the Bettencourt family. This…

DiAdamo Files $5MIL Lawsuit Against Their Client, The City of Lawrence over School Building Lease

DiAdamo Files $5MIL Lawsuit Against Their Client, The City of Lawrence over School Building Lease

By Tom Duggan – April 4, 2014 Attorney Carmine DiAdamo is suing the City of Lawrence for $5MIL, after Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera made it clear to him that the…

How Hypnotherapy Can Improve Your Lifestyle – by Jerry Valley

How Hypnotherapy Can Improve Your Lifestyle – by Jerry Valley

By: Jerry Valley – March, 2014 This month the Valley Patriot welcomes world famous hypnotist Jerry Valley as an exclusive monthly columnist on hypnosis. When a person watches a good,…

Lawrence Teachers Union Releases Statement: Tentative Agreement Reached

Lawrence Teachers Union Releases Statement: Tentative Agreement Reached

Lawrence Teachers Union Reaches Contract Accord with City Collective Bargaining Agreement Awaits Member Ratification LAWRENCE – The negotiating committee of the Lawrence Teachers Union and Receiver Jeffrey C. Riley announced today…

New Hampshire’s Marijuana Law Betrays Small Government Principles

New Hampshire’s Marijuana Law  Betrays Small Government Principles

By: DJ Bettencourt – February, 2014 Granite Staters might assume that New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan’s pledge to veto legislation passed this month to legalize marijuana would end the discussion…

TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO – Marching for LIFE in Washington DC

TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO – Marching for LIFE in Washington DC

By: Ana Debernardo – February 2014 I’ve just returned home after spending four days in Washington, D.C., at the March for Life. About 80 kids from my school, and a…

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

RIGHT CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FEBRUARY 2014 VALLEY PATRIOT! (DOWNLOAD TIME 2MIN) Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former…