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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…

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…

Unfunded Mandates Hurt Methuen Taxpayers

Unfunded Mandates Hurt Methuen Taxpayers

By: DJ Deeb – April, 2017 There have been many noteworthy stories about the City of Methuen this past month. New contracts have been approved by city officials, the Marijuana…

The Meaning and Purpose of Suffering – Beneath the Surface

The Meaning and  Purpose of Suffering – Beneath the Surface

By: Paul Murano – Feb. 2017 There may be no greater difference between secular progressivism and Christianity than in how suffering is viewed. As part of the human condition, 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…

International, counter-terrorism expert Robert Milton to Speak at Northern Essex Community College

International, counter-terrorism expert Robert Milton to Speak at Northern Essex Community College

 Thursday, April 6, from noon to 1:30 p.m. This talk is free and open to the public Terrorism Expert to Speak at Northern Essex British international and counter-terrorism expert Robert Milton…

Methuen School Committee Ambush is Unacceptable

Methuen School Committee Ambush is Unacceptable

Last month, the Methuen School Committee went into executive session (a private meeting excluding the public) for the purpose of ambushing School Committee Member Jana DiNatale. Her offense? She dared…

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…

Signs of Hope from “Belvidere” Residents for a Cawley Stadium High School

Signs of Hope from “Belvidere” Residents  for a Cawley Stadium High School

By: John MacDonald – Feb. 2017 Is the new Facebook public group called “New High School at Cawley Stadium” a sign that there are cracks in the Belvidere “Clark Road…

Methuen Taxpayers Deserve More Accountability From City Officials

Methuen Taxpayers Deserve More Accountability From City Officials

By: DJ Deeb – February, 2017 Methuen Public Schools are continuing to move forward and we have much to be proud of, but I am also disappointed to report that…

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…

Big Issues for The 2017-2018 Legislative Session

Big Issues for The 2017-2018 Legislative Session

By: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Jan. 2017 Before I list several very challenging issues that we will likely face in this Session – some good news: Massachusetts was recently…

Methuen Parents Should Opt OUT of Mental Health Surveys

Methuen Parents Should Opt OUT of Mental Health Surveys

By: DJ Deeb – January, 2017 Although Methuen Public Schools are doing many terrific and important things, this month I have to offer constructive criticism on a program known as…