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The Power of Proper Suggestions

The Power of Proper Suggestions

By: Jerry Valley – August, 2014  When you think about it, we are all receiving suggestions just about everyday from our friends, co-workers, neighbors etc. People give us suggestions about…

State Senator O’Connor Ives Working Into Final Day of Session

State Senator O’Connor Ives Working Into Final Day of Session

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives – August, 2014 July is one of the busiest months in the legislature because the legislative session comes to a close on July 31, 2014.…

YE GAY Ol’ VALLEY – Human Rights Campaign Survey Proves LBGT Youth Need Support

YE GAY Ol’ VALLEY – Human Rights Campaign Survey Proves LBGT Youth Need Support

By: Dani Langevin Whether or not you agree with or even understand a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgendered (LGBT) lifestyle the American youth who identify themselves as part of it…

American Marine & Boat Sales Sells The Boats of Your Dreams!

American Marine & Boat Sales Sells The Boats of Your Dreams!

By: Rebeccah Pearson – August, 2014 newburyportguide.com Newburyport falls on the most beautiful riverfront around. Here in Newburyport and the Greater Newburyport area, there is no better way to enjoy…

Legislature Goes Through – Not Around – Tough Issues

Legislature Goes Through – Not Around – Tough Issues

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – August, 2014 This session produced many important pieces of legislation: On-line voter registration and challenges to Citizens United that require a listing of…

North Andover Police Department Awarded Grant to Combat Underage Drinking

North Andover Police Department Awarded Grant to Combat Underage Drinking

North Andover, MA – The North Andover police department received a $4,990 grant to combat underage drinking.  It is one of 76 grants to local police departments awarded on a…

PDF of the August, 2014 Edition of The Valley Patriot (#130): Methuen Chief Defends NEMLEC

PDF of the August, 2014 Edition of The Valley Patriot (#130): Methuen Chief Defends NEMLEC

Click HERE for TURN PAGE VIEW of Edition #130 – August, 2014 Click here to download PDF of Valley Patriot     Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of…

Valley Patriot’s of the Month ~ Heroes in Our Midst: The Moran Brothers

Valley Patriot’s of the Month ~ Heroes in Our Midst: The Moran Brothers

By: Gary Mannion – August, 2014 Webster’s dictionary defines a patriot as one who loves his or her country and supports its authority and interests. The Moran family was such…

Georgetown Couple will run Falmouth Road Race to Raise Awareness for Organ and Tissue Donation

Georgetown Couple will run Falmouth Road Race to Raise Awareness for Organ and Tissue Donation

Kip and Valerie Durney of Georgetown will participate in the 42nd Annual Falmouth Road Race to raise funds and awareness for the New England Organ Bank. The team consists of…

Pest Control and Lawn Care Answering Your Questions

Pest Control and Lawn Care Answering Your Questions

  The days are long, the sunshine is plentiful and the temperatures are hot. Although we are in the midst of the dog days of summer, fall is right around…

Thoughts from Councilor #5 ~ Methuen City Councilor Dan Grayton

Thoughts from Councilor #5 ~ Methuen City Councilor Dan Grayton

  Greetings Valley Patriots! It is my pleasure to begin to provide an article each month geared towards those of you with a eye trained on Methuen and its politics.…

Blue Dog, JFK Democrats Need to Stage a Comeback

Blue Dog, JFK Democrats Need to Stage a Comeback

  By: John MacDonald – August, 2014 For some time now it has bothered me how the tide has turned against the classic blue dog, John F. Kennedy Democrats. The…

Bill’s TV Talk Mailbag ~ TV TALK With Bill Cushing

Bill’s TV Talk Mailbag ~ TV TALK With Bill Cushing

By: Bill Cushing – August. 2014 From time to time, my column will feature questions asked by readers regarding the world of TV. Feel free to email me with any…

The Mysterious Black Cat

The Mysterious Black Cat

By: Tracey Zysk – August, 2014 Many people have these crazy notions that black cats represent the dark side, bring bad luck or even represent death. However, if you go…

Valley Patriot’s Doggie Hero Bruce Tarr Does it Again – Tracey Zysk

Valley Patriot’s Doggie Hero  Bruce Tarr Does it Again – Tracey Zysk

By: Tracey Zysk – August, 2014 Senator Bruce Tarr’s office released this press release earlier this week and the Valley Patriot family and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts animal lovers couldn’t…