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Rep. Jim Lyons (R) Andover, Calls Welfare Benefits for Terrorists “Disgraceful”

Rep. Jim Lyons (R) Andover, Calls Welfare Benefits for Terrorists “Disgraceful”

FROM SATE REP JIM LYONS Boston, MA -”This is the most disgraceful example,” said Representative Jim Lyons, “of those who break the rules being subsidized by decent, hard-working, taxpaying families…

Merrimack Valley Bandit in Custody – Police Chief Says Businesses Can Now Rest Easy

Merrimack Valley Bandit in Custody – Police Chief Says Businesses Can Now Rest Easy

WILL BE CHARGED WITH METHUEN BANK ROBBERY OTHER CHARGES TO FOLLOW   By: Tom Duggan – April 23,, 1013 (7:44pm) A multi-jurisdictional task force made up of local law enforcement…

IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES – Let’s Get the Basics Right in Massachusetts!

IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES – Let’s Get the Basics Right in Massachusetts!

By: State Senator Katy O’Connor Ives – April 2013   As the legislative session heads into the spring, there are a series of important issues facing the Commonwealth. I’m highlighting…

Haverhill sprinter Figuereo smashing Merrimack records

Haverhill sprinter Figuereo smashing Merrimack records

By Mark Behan – April 18, 2013 “So, Noelia Figuereo, you’ve just won two national titles. What are you going to do next?” If Figuereo had been the Super Bowl…

An Interview with Town Manager Andrew Maylor – Part 1

An Interview with Town Manager Andrew Maylor – Part 1

  By: Tom Duggan – April 203 North Andover Town Manager Andrew Maylor worked in post-receivership Chelsea for six years. He told The Valley Patriot it was a great learning…

Riley Increases Central Office Salaries by More Than $6MIL, Spending in Failing School System Climbs to $160MIL Under State Receivership

Riley Increases Central Office Salaries by More Than $6MIL, Spending in Failing School System Climbs to $160MIL Under State Receivership

“The help we give to Lawrence will not be an infusion of capital it will be getting at some management changes.” Deval Patrick January, 2010 “My goal is to decentralize” Jeff Riley 2011   By: Tom Duggan –…

Tips to Prepare for Puppy Season

Tips to Prepare for Puppy Season

  By: Tracey Zysk – April 2013 Puppy season, puppy season, puppy season – everyone loves puppy season! How can you not? These cute, adorable, fluff balls that snuggle up…

Going Away on April Vacation? Book Your Pet Care Now

Going Away on April Vacation? Book Your Pet Care Now

  By: Tracey Zysk – March 2013 For the past five weeks, weekend after weekend we have had a snowstorm, flurries and even a record breaking blizzard. If you are…

Fat Letters Do Nothing to Fight Obesity

Fat Letters Do Nothing to Fight Obesity

By: Tracy Watson, North Andover Selectman,  - March 2013 This recent week has brought much media attention to my family. This attention has come due to the fact that my…

ANOTHER ANNIVERSARY, 9 YEARS AND COUNTING – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL

  Little more than 9 years ago, The Valley Patriot was just an idea. That idea was to provide an alternative voice for Merrimack Valley newsmakers and community leaders who…

Parties Unify on Public Records in Massachusetts!

Parties Unify on Public Records in Massachusetts!

By: Tom Duggan While the Democrat leadership on Beacon Hill has blocked any attempt by Republican Legislators to change the Massachusetts Public Records Law (M.G.L. Ch. 66), a revolt among…

All 3 Republican Candidates for US Senate Speak to North Andover Activists

All 3 Republican Candidates for US Senate Speak to North Andover Activists

The North Andover Republican Town Committee held their annual Sring Fling at the China Blossom Restaurant on Thursday, March 14, 2013. All three republican candidates for United States Senate spoke…

Lawrence’s Mayor Lantigua Slams Getler, Happy Eagle Tribune fired Publisher

Lawrence’s Mayor Lantigua Slams Getler, Happy Eagle Tribune fired Publisher

By: Tom Duggan  Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua issues statement regarding the firing of Eagle Tribune publisher Al Getler saying that Getler was not ethical and purposely tried to discredit the…

North Andover Residents in The March for Life: January 25th in Washington DC

North Andover Residents in The March for Life: January 25th in Washington DC

      By: Deb Papalia – February 2013 On January 25, my husband and I traveled by bus to Washington DC to march in the bitter cold to remember…

A First Hand Account of Westford’s Selectman Meeting on Banning Guns

A First Hand Account of Westford’s Selectman Meeting on Banning Guns

In an effort to break through the white noise of news media bias, The Valley Patriot accepts first hand accounts of local events to give our readers a chance to…