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Methuen Councilors Lie About Union St. Project ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (June, 2019)

Methuen Councilors Lie About Union St. Project  ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (June, 2019)

Last week, the Methuen City Council had the chance to beautify a collapsing piece of public property on Union St., costing city taxpayers absolutely nothing. The state was willing to…

Valley Patriot Print Edition, June, 2019 – Lowell Tackles Needle Problem

Valley Patriot Print Edition, June, 2019 – Lowell Tackles Needle Problem

PDF OF THE JUNE 2019 VALLEY PATRIOT READ IN OUR FLIP PAGE VIEWER Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He…

House Passes Balanced Budget Funds Key Merrimack Valley Programs

House Passes Balanced Budget Funds Key Merrimack Valley Programs

  By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – May, 2019 The Massachusetts House of Representatives voted to approve $42.7 billion budget for the state’s upcoming fiscal year. The budget includes…

Rep. Linda Campbell Secures $300K for Veterans Northeast Outreach Center in Haverhill

Rep. Linda Campbell Secures $300K for Veterans Northeast Outreach Center in Haverhill

  Representative Linda Dean Campbell of Methuen has successfully secured $300,000 for the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center (VNOC) in Haverhill in a preliminary version of the annual state budget. The…

Feds Arrest More Than 140 During Five Month Operation in Lawrence

Feds Arrest More Than 140 During Five Month Operation in Lawrence

U.S. Marshals-led operation targeted fugitives wanted for violent crime in and around Lawrence BOSTON – After a five month operation, dubbed “Operation Triple Beam,” 146 individuals, including dozens of fugitives…

Home Depots Donates Material and Volunteers to Renovate House of Mercy in Lawrence

Home Depots Donates Material and Volunteers to Renovate House of Mercy in Lawrence

Volunteers from 14 different Home Depot stores in New England showed up at the House of Mercy on Baystate Road with materials and workers to renovate the facility. “They did…

My Commitment to Education ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

My Commitment to Education ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Dear Valley Patriot Readers, As you read this, there is one conversation that is taking place in every city and town across the Commonwealth; it is a conversation that is…

Home Health VNA Awards Scholarship to Methuen GLTS Student

Home Health VNA Awards Scholarship to Methuen GLTS Student

Home Health VNA has awarded Anna Wolfendale, a Methuen resident and graduate of the Health Careers Program at Greater Lawrence Technical High School, a scholarship given annually in memory of…

Freedom of Speech in Dracut? “Oh, please…”

Freedom of Speech in Dracut?  “Oh, please…”

By: Brian Genest – May 2019 Some things are worth fighting for. Freedom of speech is one of them. Sadly, you have to fight for it every single day in…

Columbia Gas Partnering with Massachusetts Communities

Columbia Gas Partnering with Massachusetts Communities

By Mark Kempic I knew it was an incredibly challenging time for the community when I arrived in Massachusetts last fall to assist with the recovery efforts following September’s gas…

New Syringe Collection Program in Lowell is Ready to Respond

New Syringe Collection Program in Lowell is Ready to Respond

  Lowell, MA – The City of Lowell’s Syringe Collection Program, housed under the Substance Abuse and Prevention Division within the Lowell Health Department, began on April 19th, 2019. The…

ACE SOLAR in North Andover: Saving the Planet One Panel at a Time

ACE SOLAR in North Andover: Saving the Planet One Panel at a Time

  With the benefits of new technology and a growing interest in the solar industry, The Valley Patriot sat down with Casey Bolduc of Ace Solar in North Andover to…

Free Speech Does Not Stop at the School House Doors – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (5-19)

Free Speech Does Not Stop at the School House Doors – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (5-19)

For too long, public education officials in this country have been bullying students in the classroom with impunity, preaching their political opinions as fact, and punishing students who do not…

State Police, Lawrence Police, Essex Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest 26 in Zero Tolerance Operation

State Police, Lawrence Police, Essex Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest 26 in Zero Tolerance Operation

The Massachusetts State Police, Lawrence Police Department, and Essex County Sheriff’s Department Friday night conducted a Zero Tolerance Initiative in Lawrence that resulted in 26 arrests. Units made 26 arrests,…

Medicare “Buy-In” Proposals Are Another Path Towards Single-Payer Health Care

Medicare “Buy-In” Proposals Are Another Path Towards Single-Payer Health Care

By: Kevin St. James – April, 2019 As we welcome the 2020 presidential contenders to New Hampshire we need to get to know and scrutinize their policy proposals. Early on,…

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