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The Big Bopper – In he Groove with Cindy Annis

The Big Bopper – In he Groove with Cindy Annis

By: Cindy Annis – Feb. 2017 The Big Bopper was born on October 24, 1930 in Sabine Pass, Texas. His birth name was Jiles Perry Richardson Jr. Being the son…

Quarantine ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Quarantine ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – Feb. 2017 The building in New York City is so non-descript that you could easily walk by and think nothing of it. But inside the locked…

Hollywood Actor, Jazz Singer Steve Blackwood to Perform at Salvatore’s in Lawrence March 3rd

Hollywood Actor, Jazz Singer Steve Blackwood to Perform at Salvatore’s in Lawrence March 3rd

Steve Blackwood is one of the most talented jazz singers in the country and is scheduled to perform at Salvatore’s in Lawrence on Friday, March 3rd. Blackwood has performed for…

Signs of Hope from “Belvidere” Residents for a Cawley Stadium High School

Signs of Hope from “Belvidere” Residents  for a Cawley Stadium High School

By: John MacDonald – Feb. 2017 Is the new Facebook public group called “New High School at Cawley Stadium” a sign that there are cracks in the Belvidere “Clark Road…

House Members Under Tight Deadlines to File Legislation for New Session

House Members Under Tight Deadlines to File Legislation for New Session

  By: Linda Dean Campbell – Feb. 2017 The deadline for filing and co-sponsoring legislation guaranteed to receive a public hearing occurs a few weeks after the session starts. While…

Lawrence Exchange Club’s Police Officer and Firefighters of the Year

Lawrence Exchange Club’s Police Officer and Firefighters of the Year

Each year the Lawrence Exchange Club bestows their highest public safety awards to Police Officers, Firefighters and EMTs in Andover, Lawrence, and North Andover. Last month, The Exchange Club held their…

North Andover Police Officers, Firefighter of the Year

North Andover Police Officers, Firefighter of the Year

Each year the Lawrence Exchange Club bestows their highest public safety awards to Police Officers, Firefighters and EMTs in Andover, Lawrence, and North Andover. Last month, The Exchange Club held…

Exchange Club’s Lawrence Firefighters of the Year

Exchange Club’s Lawrence Firefighters of the Year

  Each year the Lawrence Exchange Club presents Lawrence, Andover and North Andover public safety officials with the Police Officer, Firefighters, and EMT’s of the Year. Lawrence Fire Chief Moriarty read…

Methuen Taxpayers Deserve More Accountability From City Officials

Methuen Taxpayers Deserve More Accountability From City Officials

By: DJ Deeb – February, 2017 Methuen Public Schools are continuing to move forward and we have much to be proud of, but I am also disappointed to report that…

Moksha Spa Celebrates 10 Years in Methuen

Moksha Spa Celebrates 10 Years in Methuen

In the City of Methuen a much needed spa for stressed out, overworked and spa shy individuals and executives to relax and recover from daily routine. She finally decided to…

Akamai Uses Tax Breaks to Hire H1B Foreign Workers

Akamai Uses Tax Breaks to Hire H1B Foreign Workers

By Duncan Burns – Feb. 2017 Now that The Presidential Election is over, and Donald Trump has since been elected President, the controversies surrounding his platform while he was running…

Lawrence to Spent $260K for Gun Buyback Program

Lawrence to Spent $260K for Gun Buyback Program

Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera & Chief James Fitzpatrick announced today what they are calling an anti-gun violence initiative to get 1,000 guns off the city streets of Lawrence and to…

Methuen Police Arrest Three For Armed Robbery

Methuen Police Arrest Three For Armed Robbery

On Sunday, February 19, 2017 at approximately 5:00 P.M., officers responded to the area of 7 Craven St. for a report of an unarmed robbery which had just occurred. Once…

Cut All Funding for Lawrence, The Sanctuary City ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Jan, 2017)

Cut All Funding for Lawrence, The Sanctuary City ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Jan, 2017)

As a municipality, the City of Lawrence does not collect enough in local property taxes to pay for even half the cost of fire, police, schools, and other essential services.…

Print Edition of The February, 2017 Valley Patriot,

Print Edition of The February, 2017 Valley Patriot,

READ THE FEBRUARY 2017, VALLEY PATRIOT  Read in Flip Page Viewer Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best…