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North Andover Voters Reject Measure to Let 16 Year-Olds Vote, Run for Office in Town Elections

North Andover Voters Reject Measure to Let 16 Year-Olds Vote, Run for Office in Town Elections

  By: Tom Duggan – May 18, 2015 North Andover voters rejected a measure at Annual Town Meeting Tuesday night, that would have allowed 16 and 17 year-olds the right to vote…

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Address to the MA Legislature

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Address to the MA Legislature

By: Senator Katy Ives – May, 2015 On April 22, 1965, the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed the Massachusetts Legislature in a Joint Session comprised of State Senate…

Local Students Graduate from NECC

Local Students Graduate from NECC

    Over 1,300 associate degrees and certificates were awarded at Northern Essex Community College’s 53rd Annual Commencement Exercises which were held on Saturday, May 16th in the quadrangle on…

Stop 16 Year Olds From Voting in North Andover May 19th – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (May, 2015)

Stop 16 Year Olds From Voting in North Andover May 19th – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (May, 2015)

  At North Andover’s Annual Town meeting on May 19th, we urge the voters of North Andover to reject a proposal that would lower the town voting age to 16.…

Generic Drugs and Government Policy Favors Monopoly Pricing ~ The Doctor is IN

Generic Drugs and Government Policy Favors Monopoly Pricing ~ The Doctor is IN

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – April, 2015 For more than thirty years, health plans, consumer groups and government have made a concerted push to keep the price of health care…

The MBTA: Avoiding Disaster

The MBTA: Avoiding Disaster

By: Oscar Camargo – April,. 2015 The MBTA has been under fire these past few months, but it’s been a disaster in the making for decades. This winter highlighted the…

Bringing the State Senate to Our District – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Bringing the State Senate to Our District – IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: State Senator Ives – April, 2015 The Massachusetts State Senate organized eight days throughout the winter to host Commonwealth Conversations across the state, comprised of roundtables, forums and town…

Finding Homes For Retired Greyhounds

Finding Homes For Retired Greyhounds

By: Tracey Zysk – April, 2015 April is “Adopt a Greyhound Month” but there is one local rescue that makes this their mission year round. GO – Greyhound Options, Inc.…

Chelsie Golan of North Andover Wins The Valley Patriot, Artie T. DeMoulas Scholarship

Chelsie Golan of North Andover Wins The Valley Patriot, Artie T. DeMoulas Scholarship

April, 2015 The Valley Patriot newspaper gave out the first ever Artie T. DeMoulas Scholarship to a Market Basket employee attending or enrolled in college. This scholarship is named the…

DeCologero, Torrisi Elected in Low Turnout North Andover Town Election

DeCologero, Torrisi Elected in Low Turnout North Andover Town Election

April, 2015 Defeated State Representative Dave Torrisi squeaked out a 65 vote win for school committee in town elections last month, securing him a three year term on the school…

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan – April 4, 2015

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan – April 4, 2015

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 In the first hour Tom and Paul started the show talking about BAD customer service at #Travelocity, The…

Vaccination and the Politics of Fear – THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Vaccination and the  Politics of Fear – THE DOCTOR IS IN!

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – March, 2015 Something as important as the health of the nation should be based on good science and not influenced by manufactured fear or be…

The LUCK of the Irish Dog Breeds

The LUCK of the  Irish Dog Breeds

By: Tracey Zysk – March, 2015 In honor of our patron, Saint Patrick, a holiday we all love to celebrate, and of course being a Bostonian … let’s review the…

Podcast of Paying Attention (2-14-15)

Podcast of Paying Attention (2-14-15)

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked about BASH, A new Muslim School in North Andover, why the Massachusetts GOP…

Beware of Unofficial or Illegal Pet Care Businesses

Beware of Unofficial or Illegal Pet Care Businesses

By: Tracey Zysk – February, 2014 School vacations are approaching. As you start planning your trips, you begin to look into pet care options for your pets. You start strolling…