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Degnan Will Serve 18 Months, North Andover Moderator, Selectman, Vouch for Degnan’s Character

Degnan Will Serve 18 Months, North Andover Moderator, Selectman, Vouch for Degnan’s Character

Current and Former Political Officials Ask Judge for Leniency at Degnan Sentencing Hearing By: Tom Duggan: April 3, 2014 Willie Lantigua’s former Chief of Staff Lenny Degnan will pay a…

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…

How Hypnotherapy Can Improve Your Lifestyle – by Jerry Valley

How Hypnotherapy Can Improve Your Lifestyle – by Jerry Valley

By: Jerry Valley – March, 2014 This month the Valley Patriot welcomes world famous hypnotist Jerry Valley as an exclusive monthly columnist on hypnosis. When a person watches a good,…

Lights in Lowell a lot Dimmer

Lights in Lowell a lot Dimmer

By: Frank McCabe, 980WCAP March, 2014 The City of Lowell is a darker place today. This week we said goodbye to one of its brightest stars, Tom McKay. Tom McKay…

BREAKING… Student Stabbed at Methuen High School, PRESS CONFERENCE VIDEO

BREAKING… Student Stabbed at Methuen High School, PRESS CONFERENCE VIDEO

UPDATE 8:39pm Methuen police have arrested eighteen year old Methuen Teen Justin Suriel in connection with today’s stabbing at Methuen High School…. more …. BREAKING… METHUEN… ] Massachusetts State Police and…

Billerica Selectmen Accomando and Gagliardi Support Censorship

Billerica Selectmen Accomando and Gagliardi Support Censorship

By: Scott MacDonald – April 2014 On Monday March 19th, five Billerica selectmen candidates met for a final videotaped debate before the April 5th election. The debate touched on many…

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…

Lowell’s Window to the World

Lowell’s Window to the World

By: John MacDonald – March, 2014 Anyone who knows even a little about economic development realizes that a downtown represents what is interpreted as the city or town’s window to…

Street Narcotics Enforcement Unit Wins Exchange Club Police Officer of the Year

Street Narcotics Enforcement Unit Wins Exchange Club Police Officer of the Year

The Street Narcotics Unit (SNEU) is a small, highly proactive narcotics unit under the Special Operations Division of the Lawrence Police Department. The unit is dedicated to the eradication of…

An Interview with Al Zappala ~ Hometown Talents and Treasures by Eszter Vajda

An Interview with Al Zappala ~ Hometown Talents and Treasures by Eszter Vajda

  Hometown Talents and Treasures by Eszter Vajda interviews Al Zappala of the Sicilian Project ValleyPatriotThe Valley Patriot is a free monthly journal of news, commentary, and events, serving Northern Massachusetts…

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…

Public Records Should Be Accessible with Penalties for Failure To Comply

Public Records Should Be Accessible with Penalties for Failure To Comply

By: Senator Katy Ives – March 2014 Given this is The Valley Patriot’s 10th year anniversary special edition, I would like to highlight legislation in the State House especially relevant…

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, March 29, 2014

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, March 29, 2014

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 (right click to save to your IPOD or desktop) CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2   Today Tom and Paul talked about the Valley…