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New Opportunities through the NECC Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

New Opportunities through the NECC  Culinary Arts and Hospitality Center ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives –  Jan. 2018 In the 2017 legislative session, I worked closely with Representative Frank Moran to get $1 million in state funding released that…

Rep. DiZoglio To Push Mandating Detox Time for Narcan Recipients

Rep. DiZoglio To Push Mandating Detox Time for Narcan Recipients

  Methuen State Representative Diana DiZoglio says she is ready to draft and introduce legislation which would require drug addicts who are given the life saving drug NARCAN, to be…

Glad To Be Back on the School Committee

Glad To Be Back on the School Committee

By: DJ Deeb – Dec. 2017 Although I ran unopposed in the recent municipal elections, it is nice to know that I am officially back on the Methuen School Committee.…

The Problem with Merry Christmas ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Problem with Merry Christmas ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Dec.17 At the local department store. An encounter at the check-out register between Guy Shoppin and Clerk Clark: Clerk: That will be $24.99. Guy: There you…

Legislature Passes Expanded English Language Opportunities

Legislature Passes Expanded  English Language Opportunities

Representative Frank A. Moran (D-Lawrence, Andover, Methuen) joined his colleagues in the Massachusetts Legislature to pass bipartisan legislation that updates the existing statute relative to English language education in the…

An Exit Interview with Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni ~ Part I

An Exit Interview with Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni ~ Part I

In his last days as Mayor of Methuen, The Valley Patriot sat down with Steve Zanni for an exit interview to see what he thought of his six years as…

Methuen and Haverhill Police Work to Identify Student Who Threatened to Shoot Up School

Methuen and Haverhill Police Work to Identify Student Who Threatened to Shoot Up School

On Thursday, Methuen Police received a tip from a concerned parent that there was a social media posting threatening to shoot up a school shooting the next day. During the course…

Thanksgiving: The Natural and Supernatural ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Thanksgiving: The  Natural and Supernatural ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Nov. 2017 At the end of each November we commemorate a peace meal between two warring parties. We call it Thanksgiving. The word ‘Thanksgiving’ in Greek…

GSA Summit Coming to Methuen High ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

GSA Summit Coming  to Methuen High  ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – Nov.2017 In April and June of 2018, the GSA Regional Summit will be coming to Methuen High. It is a safe schools program for LGBTQ students…

Lowell: A Tale of a City Split in Two

Lowell: A Tale of a  City Split in Two

By: John MacDonld – Nov. 2017 As predicted since the inception of the debate surrounding the destiny of Lowell High School, the City of Lowell is divided. As municipal Election…

Requiring Prevention and Reporting of College Sexual Violence ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

Requiring Prevention and Reporting of College Sexual Violence ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR KATY IVES

By: Senator Katy Ives – Nov. 2017 The State Senate unanimously passed a comprehensive bill that would require higher education institutions in Massachusetts to set in place requirements on how…

Lawrence School Receiver to Resign from Top Education Spot

Lawrence School Receiver to Resign from Top Education Spot

By: Tom Duggan – 11-14-17 Lawrence Superintendent-Receiver Jeff Riley is expected to announce his resignation Wednesday just one week after the reelection of Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera. Riley was appointed…

Financial Planning for Adult Children with Special Needs ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

Financial Planning for Adult Children with Special Needs ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

By: Alex Talcott -Oct. 2017 If you’re a parent of a child with special needs, you’ve likely dedicated much of your life to researching, providing, and advocating for the best…

Heaven and Hell: They Really Exist? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Heaven and Hell: They Really Exist? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Oct. 2017 Man is the only creature who is aware of his own impending death. We all know we will die, and as we grow more…

Lowell’s Belvidere Neighborhood Spoke with a Large Bat in Preliminary

Lowell’s Belvidere Neighborhood Spoke with a Large Bat in Preliminary

By: John MacDonald – October, 2017 By a clear majority, the Belvidere neighborhood in Lowell spoke with a loud voice and once again dominated the direction of Lowell. The Preliminary…