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Northern Essex Awards More Than $200,000 in Scholarships

Northern Essex Awards More Than $200,000 in Scholarships

Recently, 216 Northern Essex Community College students were awarded 236 scholarships totaling more than $200,000 for the 2014/2015 academic year. “Our students are deeply appreciative of the many generous individuals…

Methuen High Students Find Success Through LARE Institute Program

Methuen High Students Find Success Through LARE Institute Program

Good grades were something Valeryn Polanco, 18, had always worked hard to earn. So when those grades started sliding her senior year at Methuen High School, leaving her in danger…

Methuen Chief on Drug Epidemic in The Valley

Methuen Chief on Drug Epidemic in The Valley

This is part III of our series on Law Enforcement in Massachusetts from our interview with Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon. Solomon appeared on Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan’s radio program…

Interview with Superintendent-Receiver, Jeff Riley, PT I

Interview with Superintendent-Receiver, Jeff Riley, PT I

Last Year, Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan sat down with Jeff Riley, the man tapped by the Massachusetts Department of Education to run the Lawrence Schools after putting the city…

Positive Changes Taking Place in Methuen Schools

Positive Changes Taking  Place in Methuen Schools

By: DJ Deeb – September, 2014 As the 2014-2015 school year approaches, exciting changes are taking place in Methuen Public Schools. Members of the Methuen School Committee have been working…

VIEW THE September, 2014 Valley Patriot PDF – Help For Drug Addicts (Edition #131)

VIEW THE September, 2014 Valley Patriot PDF – Help For Drug Addicts (Edition #131)

Click HERE for TURN PAGE VIEW of Edition #131 –September, 2014 Click here to download PDF of Valley Patriot   Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley…

Torrisi Applies to Replace North Andover School Committeeman Burzlaf who Resigned to Take Job In Town Managers Office,

Torrisi Applies to Replace North Andover School Committeeman Burzlaf who Resigned to Take Job In Town Managers Office,

North Andover School Committeeman Laurie Burzlaff has resigned her seat on the committee to take a job with the Town as Executive Assistant to the Town Manager. The job pays approximately…

PODCAST Doris Rodriguez Says She Will Lower Sales Tax, Fight for Local Control and Exposes Pavel Payano as a Lantigua Candidiate

PODCAST Doris Rodriguez Says She Will Lower Sales Tax, Fight for Local Control and Exposes Pavel Payano as a Lantigua Candidiate

By: Tom Duggan, August 30, 2014 Doris Rodriguez is in a three way primary race for the Democrat nomination for State Senate against failed state Representative Barbara L’Italian and Lawrence School…

LARE Institute Offers Free Customer Service Certification

LARE Institute Offers Free Customer Service Certification

LARE Institute offering free Customer Service Certification training and assessment for qualified Lawrence residents, as made possible through Santander Foundation grant. Opportunity is knocking at the doors of Lawrence residents…

Greater Lawrence Educational Collaborative Transportation Director Richard Prue Pays $5,000 for Conflict of Interest Law Violation, Wife Benefited From Contract

Greater Lawrence Educational Collaborative Transportation Director Richard Prue Pays $5,000 for Conflict of Interest Law Violation, Wife Benefited From Contract

 Reviewed and approved payments to vendor that employed his wife as a bus monitor on GLEC routes The State Ethics Commission approved a Disposition Agreement in which Richard Prue, the…

Solomon: Methuen to Use Shooter Detection Technology in Schools

Solomon: Methuen to Use Shooter Detection Technology in Schools

By: Tom Duggan – July, 2014 Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon appeared on 980WCAP’s Paying Attention Radio Program earlier this month to reveal a new safety measure being implemented in…

7 Dangerous Apps That Every Parent Needs to Know About ~ A Look Into Some of the Scariest Apps for your Kids

7 Dangerous Apps That Every  Parent Needs to Know About ~ A Look Into Some of the Scariest Apps for your Kids

By: Kristen Peaks – July, 2014 I work in public relations at Cook Children’s. It’s my job to be on social networking sites, peruse the internet and keep up with…

Real Role Models Today ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

Real Role Models Today ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Anna DeBernardo – July, 2014 ​The phrase “skinny as a twig” seems to be one used too often when referring to the majority of celebrities that dominate today’s media.…

Hampstead Academy, An Opportunity For Your Child to Succeed

Hampstead Academy, An Opportunity For Your Child to Succeed

By: Tom Duggan – July, 2014 The Hampstead Academy private grammar school in Hampstead, NH was first opened in 1978 as the Atkinson Learning Center and services kids from pre-K…

State Senate Candidate Jess Finocchiaro and Treasurer Candidate Deb Goldberg on Paying Attention (July 19, 2014)

State Senate Candidate Jess Finocchiaro and Treasurer Candidate Deb Goldberg on Paying Attention (July 19, 2014)

Paying Attention is hosted by Tom Duggan, Co-host Paul Murano and is produced by Chris Poublon. Paying Attention and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell. VIDEO BELOW. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD…