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Source of Waste being Dumped into Shawsheen Traced Back to Local Businesses

Source of Waste being Dumped into Shawsheen Traced Back to Local Businesses

February, 2011 Valley Patriot readers will recall that last summer, residents living near the Shawsheen River reported the smell of raw sewage and a foul, cloudy discharge coming from a…

A New Year’s Resolution: Keep Fighting Back Against Cancer

A New Year’s Resolution: Keep Fighting Back Against Cancer

  By: Nathan Webster III, – January, 2011 I remember the day I got the call that my dad was in the hospital with pneumonia. It was the day after…

On Condoms: Did Pope Benedict Change Church Teaching?

On Condoms: Did Pope Benedict Change Church Teaching?

By: Paul Murano – December, 2010 As the secular media falls over itself in a frenzy spinning a leaked passage from a new book that interviews Pope Benedict XVI, we…

Caring for elderly loved ones with disease

  By: Teri Mercier – September, 2010 Taking care of an elderly loved one is no easy task. When disease is involved, it becomes even more challenging. People who care…

It’s Not About Black And White—iIt’s About Red, White & Blue

It’s Not About Black And White—iIt’s About Red, White & Blue

By: Christine Morabito – August, 2010 I normally recommend that the Tea Party ignore the ridiculous charges of racism leveled by our opponents. However, while watching the Sunday talk shows,…

On Fibromyalgia …

On Fibromyalgia …

“I hurts all over and I feel tired the whole day!”   By: Dr. Rami Rustim – August, 2010 This is the usual statement heard from any patient suffering from…

The Government Healthcare Tar Baby (Opinion)

The Government Healthcare Tar Baby (Opinion)

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX By: Charles Ormsby – September, 2009 Having consulted with their constituents over the August recess, our elected representatives will be heading back to Washington fully intending…

Tsongas reintroduces legislation to improve the quality of veterans’ health care

From the Desk of Congressman Niki Tsongas By: Congressman Niki Tsongas – January 12, 2009    WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Niki Tsongas today reintroduced two bills to address and improve the…

At 31, Breast Cancer survivor inspires councilor

At 31, Breast Cancer survivor inspires councilor

May, 6, 2008 METHUEN – “We love her. We want to adopt her and take care of her, (and give her) anything she needs.”  These are the words of Methuen…

Sex assault lawsuit filed against local hospital

  By: Tom Duggan – February 2, 2008 Imagine that you have been voluntarily admitted to the hospital to recover from an illness or injury and another patient sexually attacks…

Bank Pulls Funding on Monarch After Bogus Asbestos Story Appears in Tribune

Bank Pulls Funding on Monarch After Bogus Asbestos Story Appears in Tribune

Eagle~Tribune Hit Piece Costs Ansin $40 Million PART 1   WEB EXTRA   By: Tom Duggan  (09/20/07)  An Exclusive Interview with Bob Ansin (Part 1)  Sustainable developer Bob Ansin has pumped…

Valley Volunteers Saving Lives Around the World

Valley Volunteers Saving Lives Around the World

    By: Tom Duggan – February, 2007 For North Andover resident Al Movsesian, volunteering a day of his time at the old Lucent Technologies building on Rt. 125is a…

Sex Ed Reform

Sex Ed Reform

What Does Your Fifth Grader Know About AIDS? February, 2006 Does your fifth grader know about AIDS? Does your fifth grader know of the “myths of AIDS”? Do you want…

The United Nations-United for What? – THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

The United Nations-United for What? – THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – December, 2004  I became hooked on politics in High School in the early ‘60s. My favorite bumper sticker was in support of Communist China. It…

The Key to Abortion and Stem Cell Ethics: Fetal Viability

The Key to Abortion and Stem Cell Ethics: Fetal Viability

  By: Dr. Chuck Ormsby – September, 2004 Few topics are as emotionally laden as the issue of abortion. Such emotion often spills over to discussions (typically yelling matches) of…