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Protecting Kids – In Your Corner with Katy Ives

Protecting Kids  – In Your Corner with Katy Ives

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives April, 2014 April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. I’m glad to report two recent developments that will strengthen safety for our children in the Commonwealth.…

Valley Patriot Doggie Columnist Tracey Zysk Receives National Award from Pet Sitters International (PSI) 2013 Platinum PAW Award

Valley Patriot Doggie Columnist Tracey Zysk Receives National Award from Pet Sitters International (PSI) 2013 Platinum PAW Award

  Valley Patriot doggie columnist Tracey Zysk o North Andover, owner of Wiggles & Jiggles Pet Care in North Andover, Mass., has won a national award by Pet Sitter’s International for promoting…

Community Support For Local Business Start-Ups – Babies and Briefcases

Community Support For Local Business Start-Ups – Babies and Briefcases

By: Cheryl Hajjar – March, 2014 So you have an idea for a venture and everyone always tells you to go on Shark Tank. You’re feeling empowered and think you…

Fitness Together of North Andover Provides Tips for Staying Motivated

Fitness Together of North Andover Provides Tips for Staying Motivated

As we have started The New Year’s resolutions and begin the best intentions start to flicker out and our determination begins to wear off, many people begin a never-ending battle…

Colon Cancer Awareness Month – By Dr. Frank

Colon Cancer Awareness Month – By Dr. Frank

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – March 2014 Forget for a minute, the ongoing debate over national health care, and the endless shouting that never seems to persuade anyone to think…

The Tale of The Valley Government Gazette – Thinking Outside the Box

The Tale of The Valley Government Gazette – Thinking Outside the Box

  By Dr. Charles Ormsby – March, 2014 A little over ten years ago, Tom Duggan, his girlfriend, Ralph Wilbur and I started a newspaper called the Valley Government Gazette.…

Animal Advocates, Politicians, and The Valley Patriot

Animal Advocates, Politicians, and The Valley Patriot

 Tracey Zysk – March, 2014 Over four years ago, I placed a business card size ad in The Valley Patriot. The calls were coming in and clients started signing up…

Why I Support The Valley Patriot and Tom Duggan

Why I Support The Valley Patriot and Tom Duggan

By: Al Getler, Former Publisher of The Eagle~Tribune March, 2014 Tom Duggan has not exactly been kind to me over the years in his newspaper. Strangely enough, I defend Tom’s…

Stewart Tops Ticket , Incumbents Reelected to North Andover Board of Selectmen

Stewart Tops Ticket , Incumbents Reelected to North Andover Board of Selectmen

By: Tom Duggan|March 25, 2014 Long time North Andover Selectman Don Stewart topped the ticket in Tuesday’s race to fill two seats on the Board of Selectmen. Stewart placed first…

The Tenth Anniversary Edition of The Valley Patriot (March 2014)

The Tenth Anniversary Edition of The Valley Patriot (March 2014)

CLICK FOR OUR NEW TURN PAGE VIEWER WITH NO WAITING! CLICK HERE TO DIRECTLY VIEW OR DOWNLOAD PDF  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper…

Joint Committee Supports Reforming State Public Records Law, Add Penalties for Officials Who Refuse to Release Public Records

Joint Committee Supports Reforming State Public Records Law, Add Penalties for Officials Who Refuse to Release Public Records

The days of public officials refusing to comply with the state’s public records law are almost over. So says State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives (D), Newburyport who told the Valley…

BABIES AND BRIEFCASES – The Multi-tasking Mama Finding A Balance

BABIES AND BRIEFCASES – The Multi-tasking Mama  Finding A Balance

By: Cheryl Hajjar – February, 2014 So the other day while sitting at my kitchen island I found myself writing an email, having 2 conversations going via text, cooking dinner,…

Winter Grooming is a Must for Your Dog –

Winter Grooming is a Must for Your Dog –

By: Tracey Zysk, Doggie Columnist – February, 2014 Snow, sleet, showers are all part of a typical New England winter. These conditions can be cold, frigid, and in some cases just…

Rep. DiZoglio Endorses DeFranco for Congress

Rep. DiZoglio Endorses  DeFranco for Congress

State Representative Diana DiZoglio (D) Methuen, has endorsed Attorney Marisa DeFranco for Congress in the 6th Congressional District. John Tierney is the current congressman in the 6th district he is…

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

RIGHT CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FEBRUARY 2014 VALLEY PATRIOT! (DOWNLOAD TIME 2MIN) Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former…