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Cambridge College’s New Campus at Sal’s Riverwalk

Cambridge College’s New Campus at Sal’s Riverwalk

In honor of their new location, Cambridge College Lawrence held a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new state-of-the-art campus at The Riverwalk on October 20, 2016. Over fifty guests joined…

Newburyport Company Celebrates Employees Who Graduated from Workplace English Program

Newburyport Company Celebrates Employees Who Graduated from Workplace English Program

Cesiah Albarran of Lawrence came to this country in 2013 from Puerto Rico with a recently earned bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Puerto Rico and limited…

FEASTER FIVE: Fun, Festive Thanksgiving Day Tradition for 10K+ Runners, Walkers in Andover

FEASTER FIVE: Fun, Festive Thanksgiving Day Tradition for 10K+ Runners, Walkers in Andover

WHAT:   29th annual family-friendly Feaster Five Thanksgiving Day Road Race, one of New England’s largest running events with 10,000+ runners and walkers and an apple pie for all finishers.…

Changing Sewer-User Fees Rejected By Town Meeting

Changing Sewer-User Fees Rejected By Town Meeting

November, 2016 At Annual Town Meeting, Article 18 (Sewer User Fees charged by Actual Metered Water Method) the Selectmen/Sewer Commissioners voted against the interests of the single families, seniors and…

Gr. Lawrence Tech Students Start Opioid Prevention Task Force

Gr. Lawrence Tech Students Start Opioid Prevention Task Force

Inspired by Methuen’s Phil Lahey, students at the Greater Lawrence Tech School have started a Drug Education Task Force. Lahey, a former Methuen Councilor and the main force in the…

Valley Patriot TV Commercial Runs on CNN, Fox, MSNBC and NECN

Valley Patriot TV Commercial Runs on CNN, Fox, MSNBC and NECN

The Valley Patriot is a free, monthly, newspaper that is distributed to more than 800 locations in 50+ cities and towns in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. We distribute in Market…

Hero Police Officer Seeks to Return to Board of Selectmen in North Andover

Hero Police Officer Seeks to Return to Board of Selectmen in North Andover

The Valley Patriot confirmed Saturday, that North Andover Police Lt. Dan Lanen, is seeking to return to the board of selectmen in this Spring’s town elections.  Lanen, a hero police…

Lawrence Councilor Jeovanny Rodriguez Attends in “Latino” Conference in DC

Lawrence Councilor Jeovanny Rodriguez Attends in “Latino” Conference in DC

Lawrence’s District “D” City Councilor  Jeovanny Rodriguez is in Washington, D.C. this week for a three day policy conference with the race-based National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials.…

Governor Appoints Lawrence Councilor Laplante to the State Housing Appeals Committee

Governor Appoints Lawrence Councilor Laplante to the State Housing Appeals Committee

The Baker-Polito Administration has appointed Lawrence City Councilor Marc Laplante to the state Housing Appeals Committee where he will address (Chapter 40B) appeals in an impartial forum to resolve conflicts…

Another Inmate Escapes from Lawrence Correctional Alternative Center (CAC)

Another Inmate Escapes from Lawrence Correctional Alternative Center (CAC)

For the third time in in the last two weeks, an inmate at the Lawrence jail has escaped.  Essex County Sheriff Frank G. Cousins Jr. reported this morning that his…

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much…..Helen Keller ~ ROBINS KITTY CORNER

Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much…..Helen Keller ~ ROBINS KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – Oct. 2016 When you start rescuing cats in the neighborhood, the word gets out. Suddenly, people start bringing you cats. Before you know it, other animals…

In the Name of Patriotism ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

In the Name of Patriotism ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langevin – Oct. 2016 What is patriotism today? From what I can see it is fear, bigotry and ignorance. This came to my attention when someone on Facebook,…

Lawrence Fire DepT. Reminds You to Test Smoke Detectors During Daylight Saving Time

Lawrence Fire DepT. Reminds You to Test Smoke Detectors During Daylight Saving Time

LAWRENCE — Chief Brian Moriarty and the Lawrence Fire Department ask that as residents move their clocks back an hour during daylight saving in less than two weeks, they also…

IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis ~ Bobby Boris Pickett

IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis ~ Bobby Boris Pickett

By: Cindy Annis – Oct. 2016 Often called the godfather of Halloween, Bobby Boris Pickett was born on February 11, 1938 in Somerville Massachusetts. His real name is Robert George…

Sheriff Finally Releases Photos of Inmates At Large After Walking Away from Lawrence Correction Center

Sheriff Finally Releases Photos of Inmates At Large After Walking Away from Lawrence Correction Center

The Essex County Sheriff Seeking Two Inmates Who Walked Away from Lawrence Correctional Alternative Center Essex County Sheriff Frank G. Cousins Jr. has finally released photos of the two inmates…