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Things Keep Looking up for the MassGOP

Things Keep Looking up for the MassGOP

By: Brian Genest – April, 2020 It’s been a heck of a good year for the MassGOP and Chairman Jim Lyons. Our Republican Party has a Republican leader at the…

Roger Daigle Lived His Life with Love

Roger Daigle Lived His Life with Love

By: Brian Genest – Feb. 2020 A bright light has gone out in Dracut. Former Selectman Roger Daigle, a well-known citizen who was well known for his strong opinions about…

Don’t vote for Republicans like Mary Burns ~ THE DRACUT UPDATE with BRIAN GENEST

Don’t vote for Republicans like Mary Burns ~ THE DRACUT UPDATE with BRIAN GENEST

By Brian Genest It’s a fight for the heart and soul of the Massachusetts Republican Party. If you’re a Republican who cares about the future of the MassGOP, you should…

Dracut Police Charge Youth Hockey Coach with Three Counts of Sexual Assault

Dracut Police Charge Youth Hockey Coach with Three Counts of Sexual Assault

  DRACUT — Chief Peter Bartlett reports that a local youth hockey coach has been arrested and charged with three counts of sexual assault on a player on his hockey…

Dracut Plagued by Government Scandals in 2019

Dracut Plagued by Government Scandals in 2019

By: Brian Genest – Deember, 2019 It was a memorable year in Dracut. Unfortunately, it was memorable for a number of self-inflicted struggles, shenanigans and scandals at town hall that…

All Aboard to Honor Our Vietnam Veterans

All Aboard to Honor  Our Vietnam Veterans

If you’re reading this column, please thank a veteran for making it possible. Since our country’s founding nearly 250 years ago, our veterans have fought to protect and defend all…

Pat Walor of the 9th Infantry! Dairy Farmer, WW II Infantryman, American Hero! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

Pat Walor of the 9th Infantry! Dairy Farmer, WW II Infantryman, American Hero!   ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy -Oct.2019 Dracut’s Pat Walor was born on his family’s farm in Peabody, Massachusetts in 1923 – the second youngest of eleven children. His father was a dirt…

Fire Department Issues Cause Backdraft in Dracut

Fire Department Issues Cause Backdraft in Dracut

By: Brian Genest – Oct. 2019 Where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire, especially in Dracut. Just ask town firefighters. As the result of a number of smoldering issues, members of…

Summer Sizzles with Town Scandals in Dracut

Summer Sizzles with Town Scandals in Dracut

By: Brian Genest – September, 2019 So much for a nice, quiet summer in Dracut. In recent weeks, a tidal wave of self-inflicted bad news has washed over town hall.…

Trail Project Full of Surprises in Dracut

Trail Project Full of  Surprises in Dracut

By: Brian Genest, August, 2019 Have you ever dealt with the Conservation Commission in Dracut? Did the board require staked haybales and siltation fence for your project? Would you be…

Fighting for Freedom Every Single Day in Dracut

Fighting for Freedom Every Single Day in Dracut

By: Brian Genest – July, 2019 In some towns in Massachusetts, our independence is celebrated on July 4th. In Dracut, there’s plenty of opportunities to fight for – and celebrate…

Dracut Republican Town Committee Marches into History

Dracut Republican Town Committee Marches into History

By; Brian Genest – June, 2019 A new chapter in Dracut history can be added to the books. For the first time, the Dracut Republican Town Committee (DRTC) marched in…

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…

First Amendment Leaves Dracut Officials Mostly Speechless

First Amendment Leaves Dracut Officials Mostly Speechless

By: Brian Genest – April, 2019 Free speech can be hard to swallow, especially in Dracut. You’d think that a letter from Judicial Watch challenging the constitutionality of the political…

Don’t Dare to Ask Questions in Dracut!

Don’t Dare to Ask Questions in Dracut!

By: Brian Genest -Feb. 2019 In Dracut, you don’t question “the powers that be.” If you do, prepare to be attacked. Just ask Conservation Commissioner Fred Spicer. Fred Spicer broke…

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