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Is Lawrence Really Ready?

Is Lawrence Really Ready?

  By; Robert O’Koniewski – December, 2010 Recently state treasurer-elect Steve Grossman was whining in the press about legislation his pal, U.S. Senate majority leader Harry Reid (D-Nevada), had filed…

North Andover Merchants Association, A year in review

  By: Valley Patriot Staff – December, 2010 The North Andover Merchants Association is an organization made up of North Andover businesses. We are committed to improving North Andover through…

Paul Adams Answers Bogus Eagle Tribune Story on His Finances

Paul Adams Answers Bogus Eagle Tribune Story on His Finances

  By; State Representative Paul Adams – December, 2010 An Eagle Tribune story last month called into question the source of campaign money spent by State Representative-elect Paul Adams and…

All is right with North Andover this Holiday season…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL DECEMBER, 2010 …we cannot say the same about last year though. At this time last year, there was a dispute brewing over a Menorah on the Common;…

Dracut Voters Made the Right Choices!

Dracut Voters Made the Right Choices!

  By: D.J. Deeb – December, 2010 Dracut residents chose their candidates and issues wisely in the November 2nd statewide election. Although the state of Massachusetts voted for higher taxes…

Fitness Together-N.A. Launches Type 2 Diabetes Study – Invites Local Residents to Participate

  By: Tracey Zysk – December, 2010 North Andover, Mass. Some of the newest clients exercising at Fitness Together in North Andover are doing more than stepping on a scale…

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…

Patrick-Baker Result No Surprise

Patrick-Baker Result No Surprise

  By: Robert O’Koniewki – November, 2010 If one had paid the slightest bit of attention to the progression of the latest gubernatorial election one would not have been surprised…

Lowering Dracut Town Meeting Quorum to 50 is a bad idea

Lowering Dracut Town Meeting Quorum to 50 is a bad idea

  By: D.J. Deeb – November, 2010 Dracut residents recently rejected a warrant article lowering the quorum requirement at its annual November town meetings to 50. This change was proposed…

Aggravated Assaults Keep Rising in Lawrence

    By: Tom Duggan – November, 2010 LAWRENCE, MA: Reductions in the Lawrence Police Department continue to negatively impact crime in that City. Aggravated assaults climbed 94% for the…

Local Author helps aspiring writers get published

Local Author helps aspiring writers get published

  By: Rebecca Duggan Kruschwitz – November, 2010 Lawrence native Ken Tingle, is a celebrated local author with glowing reviews of “The Girl in the Italian Bakery” and an honorable mention…

Faggan, L’Italien, Pelosi Dumped Ding, Dong, the Worst are Gone!

Faggan, L’Italien, Pelosi Dumped Ding, Dong, the Worst are Gone!

GEORGETOWN TODAY By: Lawrence “Lonnie” Brennan – November, 2010 Locally and nationally, ultra-liberal, ultra-taxing, ultra-arrogant and entrenched politicians got slapped in the face and kicked to the curb. It’s about…

A Call to Respect Our Public Safety Officials

  By: Marc LaPlante – Lawrence City Councilor – November, 2010 The following is from a prepared statement given to the Lawrence City Council by Councilor Marc LaPlante two days before the…

Paying Attention! Radio Program returns to the airwaves

Paying Attention! Radio Program returns to the airwaves

By: Paula Porten Valley Patriot president and founder Tom Duggan announced last week on his Facebook page that the Paying Attention! Radio Program, has been picked up by WHAV radio…

Former Mayor Sullivan speaks out on city finances

Former Mayor Sullivan speaks out on city finances

By: Tom Duggan – November, 2010 Former Lawrence Mayor Mike Sullivan says he has had enough of the “lies” by current Mayor Lantigua and members of the Deval Patrick administration…