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The Attack on Charlie Baker ~ The Pulse with John MacDonald

The Attack on Charlie Baker ~ The Pulse with John MacDonald

By: John MacDonald – March, 2016 By the time this article is published, Super Tuesday, March 1st will be over. Not only will we know who the Commonwealth of Massachusetts…

The GOP Needs More William F. Buckley, Less Trump

The GOP Needs More William F. Buckley, Less Trump

By: DJ Bettencourt – March. 2016 At the time of this writing, it marks the eighth anniversary of the passing of the father of modern American conservatism, William F. Buckley.…

NA Selectman’s Race March 29th, an Interview with Candidate Nobile

NA Selectman’s Race March 29th, an Interview with Candidate Nobile

VOTE NORTH ANDOVER TUESDAY MARCH 29th Chris Nobile lives on Hillside Road, has been married for 20 years and has lived in North Andover for 20 years. He has three…

Lawrence Councilors Fined For Refusing to Disclose Campaign Contributions, Expenditures

Lawrence Councilors Fined For Refusing to Disclose Campaign Contributions, Expenditures

By: Tom Duggan – 2-22-16 The Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF ) has fined two Lawrence City Councilors and warned a third because of campaign finance violations…

Mass. Republican Assembly Endorses Grayton for State Committee Questions Character of Toohey

Mass. Republican Assembly Endorses Grayton for State Committee Questions Character of Toohey

 The Massachusetts Republican Assembly (MARA) and Sharron Angle, former candidate for United States Senate and President of the National Federation of Republican Assemblies (NFRA) proudly endorse Daniel Grayton of Methuen…

Ethics Commission Accuses Stoughton Town Moderator Howard Hansen – Town Printing Done at His OWN Company

Ethics Commission Accuses Stoughton Town Moderator Howard Hansen – Town Printing Done at His OWN Company

Hansen repeatedly violated several sections of the conflict of interest law between 2009 and 2014 by directing Town printing business to his own printing company The Enforcement Division of the…

Primary Presidential Politics: Who to Choose? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Primary Presidential Politics:  Who to Choose? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Jan. 2016 It is now political season and New England must choose the nation’s front-runners for President of the United States. I don’t place my faith…

The Valley Patriot January, 2016 Edition: THE GOP TOP FOUR

The Valley Patriot January, 2016 Edition: THE GOP TOP FOUR

>>READ IN FLIP-PAGE PDF VIEWER<<    JANUARY, 2015 PDF >> READ ON KINDLE Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best…

Trump: Savior or Charlatan? Ted Cruz: The Real Conservative

Trump: Savior or Charlatan? Ted Cruz: The Real Conservative

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – Jan. 2016 On Tuesday, February 9th, New Hampshire will hold its presidential primary election to determine the New Hampshire delegates to…

Why I Chose to Run for State Rep. ~ Oscar Camargo

Why I Chose to Run for State Rep. ~ Oscar Camargo

By: Oscar Camargo – Jan. 2015 Since announcing my candidacy, people from the 18th Essex (Andover, Boxford, North Andover, and Tewksbury) have been supportive of my decision. I’m not surprised,…

Hillbilly

Hillbilly

By: John Macdonald – Jan. 2016 It’s an odd thing when the American entertainment industry blends popular couples by binding their names together. An example would be Brad Pitt and…

Trumping Two Bills, One Camille, and a Hill

Trumping Two Bills, One Camille, and a Hill

By: Jeff Katz – Jan. 2016 Bill Cosby, once seen as the elder statesman of American family friendly comedy now stands charged with a felony count of aggravated indecent assault…

The GOP Civil War and the Final Four ~PAYING ATTENTION WITH TOM DUGGAN

The GOP Civil War and the Final Four ~PAYING ATTENTION WITH TOM DUGGAN

In the race for the Republican nomination for President, there are really only four viable candidates as we approach the February 9th New Hampshire Primary, and the Massachusetts Primary in…

Why I’m Voting for Marco Rubio ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

Why I’m Voting for Marco Rubio ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – 1-11-16 Since I now live in NH, I thought I’d take advantage of seeing the presidential candidates up close and personal this political cycle.  There are…

Will Trump Prevail?

Will Trump Prevail?

By: John MacDonald – Dec. 2015 The question of whether or not Donald Trump will prevail as the Republican nominee for president or has a chance to run for president…