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Former NH Rep., Atty. DiFruscia Caught Red Handed Stealing Valley Patriot Newspapers…. Again.

Former NH Rep., Atty. DiFruscia Caught Red Handed  Stealing Valley Patriot Newspapers…. Again.

For the past two years, The Valley Patriot has been investigating a series of thefts of newspapers and newspaper boxes throughout the Merrimack Valley totaling an estimated loss of more…

Methuen Police Department Adds Six New Cruisers

Methuen Police Department Adds Six New Cruisers

Mayor Stephen N. Zanni and Police Chief Joseph Solomon are pleased to announce that the Methuen Police Department will be adding six new vehicles to aid and improve public safety…

Tom Duggan’s Post Election Notebook, November-2014

  CHANNEL 5 DEBATE – Of all the debates this political season, Channel 5’s debate between Charlie Baker and Martha Coakley was by far the worst. It was so awful…

“Remembering the Lessons of History as We Honor America’s Veterans”

By: Kenneth Willette – November, 2014 I have always deeply valued the honorable service and sacrifices rendered by veterans throughout our beloved nation. These veterans came from vastly different backgrounds,…

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Comes to Massachusetts

New Veterans Affairs Secretary Comes to Massachusetts

By: Linda Dean Campbell – November, 2014 Very recently, I was afforded the opportunity to have a discussion with our new national Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Robert McDonald. Wisely, he…

After Defeat, Lantigua Plans Beacon Hill Agenda (Satire)

After Defeat, Lantigua Plans Beacon Hill Agenda (Satire)

By: DJ Beauregard, Satirist November, 2014 In the days following this year’s elections, former Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua has been preparing to take the oath of office as Lawrence’s new…

Redefining Marriage ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Redefining Marriage ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langavin – November, 2014 Allowing same-sex marriage has not redefined marriage. Marriage has been redefined over and over and over again. It is constantly transitioning and to blame…

The Need for Veterans’ Housing in Massachusetts

The Need for Veterans’ Housing in Massachusetts

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives November, 2014 November 11, Veterans’ Day, a national day of remembrance to honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces during…

Download or View The November, 2014 Valley Patriot (Edition #133)

Download or View The November, 2014 Valley Patriot (Edition #133)

 READ ON LINE IN THE FLIP PAGE VIEWER  Click HERE for TURN PAGE VIEW of Edition #133 –November, 2014 Click here to download normal PDF of Valley Patriot Tom DugganTom…

Number of Methuen High Scholars Increase

Number of Methuen High Scholars Increase

By: DJ Deeb – November, 2014 Methuen residents have much to be proud of when it comes to Methuen High School and its students. The number of students taking and…

Methuen City Hall After Dark

Methuen City Hall After Dark

By: Dan Grayton, Methuen City Council November, 2014  Last October, Councilor Tom Ciulla introduced a resolution which would have eliminated the three parking spots at City Hall reserved for Councilors.…

Easy Win For DiZoglio in State Rep Race

Easy Win For DiZoglio in State Rep Race

By: Tom Duggan  – November, 2014 State Representative Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen) handily defeated Rosemary Smedile (R-North Andover), on Election Day by 1,133 votes. Smedile is Chairman of the North Andover…

Methuen Public Schools Awarded $28K for Professional Development

Methuen Public Schools Awarded $28K for Professional Development

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced today that a $28,000 grant will be used to expand professional development practices for students in Methuen.  The Massachusetts Tiered System of Supports…

Methuen Ballet Ensemble’s “The Nutcracker” Returns to the Firehouse on Saturday and Sunday, November 29th and 30th!  

Methuen Ballet Ensemble’s “The Nutcracker” Returns to the Firehouse on Saturday and Sunday, November 29th and 30th!  

CALENDAR LISTING What: Methuen Ballet Ensemble’s “The Nutcracker” When: Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 3:00PM and 7:00PM with a Gala Reception at 6PM; and Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 3:00PM Where:…

PODCAST of Paying Attention (Nov. 7, ’14) with State Rep. Lenny Mirra and Phil DeCologero

PODCAST of Paying Attention (Nov. 7, ’14) with State Rep. Lenny Mirra and Phil DeCologero

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE TO LISTEN OR DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom, State Rep. Lenny Mirra and Phil DeCologero talked about the election results, analyzed…