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PDF OF THE SEPTEMBER, 2021 VALLEY PATRIOT – LOCAL VETERANS GET PURPLE HEART

PDF OF THE SEPTEMBER, 2021 VALLEY PATRIOT – LOCAL VETERANS GET PURPLE HEART

PDF of the September, 2021 Valley Patriot Edition #215                   HELP US KEEP THE NEWS FREE! ValleyPatriotThe Valley Patriot is a free…

Married on the 4th of July – Celebrating 75 years of Marriage! ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

Married on the 4th of July – Celebrating 75 years of Marriage! ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – Aug. 2021 Dracut’s Bob and Jeanette (Jenny) Iby, celebrated their 75th Wedding Anniversary on July 4, 2021. Married on July 4, 1946, after Bob finished his…

Previously-Vocal Politicos Make Molehill Over Mountain

Previously-Vocal Politicos  Make Molehill Over Mountain

By: Brian Genest – Aug. 2021 The sound of silence is stunning. And very telling. From Swampscott and Shrewsbury to Beacon Hill and beyond, some previously-vocal politicos are suddenly biting…

Petition to Establish A Special Commission on PTSD ~ KANES CORNER

Petition to Establish A Special Commission on PTSD ~ KANES CORNER

Valley Patriot Mascot, Kane August,  2021 Kane knows Representative Colleen Garry. In fact, she is known by many as a strong supportive advocate of the medical front line workers, veterans,…

Establishment Hacks Try to ‘Cancel’ MassGOP Chairman

Establishment Hacks Try to ‘Cancel’ MassGOP Chairman

By: Brian Genest – July, 2021 Cancel culture is alive and well in Massachusetts. You don’t have to look any further than the establishment Republicans on the state committee, sadly.…

World War II Vet Arthur Ducharme Sr. – US Navy; Beach Party Team 12 ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

World War II Vet Arthur Ducharme Sr. – US Navy; Beach Party Team 12 ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – May, 2021 Dracut’s Arthur Ducharme Sr. is a US Navy World War II Pacific Theater Veteran. He turned ninety-six on April 1st of this year. Arthur…

Good Reasons to Reject Phil Thibault, Again ~ DRACUT CONNECTION

Good Reasons to Reject Phil Thibault, Again ~ DRACUT CONNECTION

By: Brian Genest – May, 2021 When I make a mistake, I admit it. Three years ago, I said Phil Thibault wasn’t a bad guy. I was wrong. Don’t blame…

U.S. Army Chris Coakley and U.S. Air Force Vet Stephen O’Donnell ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

U.S. Army Chris Coakley and U.S. Air Force Vet Stephen O’Donnell ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – April, 2021 Dracut American Legion Executive Board Members US Army Veteran Chris “Scrubs” Coakley and US Air Force Veteran Stephen “Professor” O’Donnell are both also members…

Rich Cowan Questions Everything Except His Own Qualifications

Rich Cowan Questions Everything Except His Own Qualifications

By: Brian  Genest – April, 2021 Can someone explain how Rich Cowan is qualified to serve as chairman of the Dracut Finance Committee? Rich Cowan provided zero answers when I…

‘Lori from Lowell’ Just Another Partisan Politician

‘Lori from Lowell’ Just Another Partisan Politician

By: Brian Genest – Feb, 2021 Remember when Lori Trahan was running for Congress in 2018? She’d probably like you to forget. Back then, the story was she wasn’t like…

Annual Events Showcase Town Spirit in Dracut

Annual Events Showcase Town Spirit in Dracut

By: Brian Genest – Feb. 2021 Do you know someone in Dracut who deserves to be recognized for their service? Now’s the time to make it happen: nominations for this…

New Year Brings Same Old Political Nonsense

New Year Brings Same Old Political Nonsense

By: Brian Genest It’s a Happy New Year at the Massachusetts State House. State legislators are kicking off 2021 with another pay hike. Talk about a kick in the teeth for…

2020 Was A Year of Change in Dracut

2020 Was A Year of Change in Dracut

By: Brian Genest – Dec, 2020 What a difference a year makes. Unlike 2019, which was filled with controversy and a management shakeup at town hall, 2020 was a time…

Wanda Bozek Left Her Mark on Dracut

Wanda Bozek Left Her Mark on Dracut

By: Brian Genest – Nov. 2020 Love, learning, and land are the legacies left by the life of Wanda Bozek. The well-known Dracut native, an indelible force in town, passed…

Gen-Z GOP Needs Some Extra TLC

Gen-Z GOP Needs Some Extra TLC

By: Brian Genest – Oct. 2020 Once in a great while, a grassroots political movement emerges and changes our world. Gen Z GOP isn’t one of them. The only thing…

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