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DiNuccio; Take Chief out of Civil Service

DiNuccio; Take Chief out of Civil Service

An Interview with Mayoral candidate Al DiNuccio: what he will do as your next Mayor By: Tom Duggan – February, 2011 Former candidate for mayor and state representative Al DiNuccio…

Congrats to the Methuen Charter Commission

Valley Patriot Editorial   Last year, the residents of Methuen voted to create a Charter Review Commission to review and make recommendations on changing the city charter. The recommendations of…

Into the Harbor

Into the Harbor

Ye Gay Old Valley  By: Dani Langevin, Lesbian Columnist – December, 2010 I’ve been watching the Tea Party movement, well, not really. I’ve actually just been hearing about it, listening…

Hope and Change

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL NOVEMBER, 2010   Election night 2010 was stunning for many here in Massachusetts, but the results were not always what we hoped for. Many of us worked…

Democrat State Senator Steve Baddour Defends Tea Party

Democrat State Senator Steve Baddour Defends Tea Party

  Sen. Baddour a Frequent Attendee At Tea Party Meetings By: Tom Duggan – October 08, 2010 Democrat State Senator Steve Baddour of Methuen has been seen networking and even…

Vote YOUR Values This November

Vote YOUR Values This November

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – October, 2010 Do you believe in personal responsibility, or do you want to be oppressively taxed to permit others to escape…

Debunking Eagle Tribune editorial on early retirement- it does save money

Debunking Eagle Tribune editorial on early retirement- it does save money

  By: Methuen Mayor Bill Manzi – October, 2010 An editorial in the Eagle~Tribune last month called into question the real savings to taxpayers that would come from Methuen’s adoption…

Welcome Back Police Chief Solomon

Welcome Back Police Chief Solomon

We Predicted his illegal Firing would lead to his return and it has Valley Patriot Editorial October, 2010   Love him or hate him, Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon may…

In the Name of Patriotism

In the Name of Patriotism

  By: Dani Langevin, Valley Patriot Lesbian Columnist – September, 2010 What is patriotism today? From what I can see it is fear, bigotry and ignorance. This came to my…

Royal House of Pizza and Roast Beef in Methuen

Royal House of Pizza and Roast Beef in Methuen

  By: Barry Erickson – September, 2010 Did someone tell you to try Royal Roast Beef at 464 Lowell St Rt. 110 in Methuen? Did they said, “It was good.”…

Methuen Police Chief Stands his Ground

Methuen Police Chief Stands his Ground

Solomon: No deals I’m Coming back to work   By: Tom Duggan – August, 2010 Last month, the Mass. Civil Service Commission ruled that the City of Methuen wrongly terminated…

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Ye Gay Old Valley    By: Dani Langevin, Lesbian Columnist – July, 2010 Last March, in Boulder, Colorado, two grade school girls were kicked out of Sacred Heart of Jesus…

Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Valley Patriot Lesbian Columnist By: Dani Langevin – June, 2010 In the 4th century BC the Thebian commander, Gorgidas, hand picked 150 homosexual couples from his army to make up…

Breaking Ground: A new voice in The Valley!

Valley Patriot Lesbian Columnist By Dani Langevin – May, 2010 Yes, Virginia, there is a gay community in the Valley. There are mothers and fathers, teachers, lawyers, dog groomers, firefighters,…

Courts Rule in favor of The Valley Patriot … again!

Courts Rule in favor of The Valley Patriot … again!

Massachusetts Appeals and State Supreme Courts Reject Kevin Thompson’s Bogus Lawsuit … Again!   May, 2010 The Massachusetts Court of Appeals and the State Supreme Court have dealt a final…