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New Pet ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

New Pet ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – August, 2018 Your neighbor’s cat has kittens and they are weaned and ready to be adopted. You hold one of the wiggling furballs for a minute…

Veterans Legislation Goes to Governor Baker’s Desk to Be Signed

Veterans Legislation Goes to Governor Baker’s Desk to Be Signed

  By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell ~ August, 2018 I am proud that the Massachusetts Legislature has renewed its commitment to our Veterans by passing the BRAVE Act. As…

School Committees Play Vital Role in State Oversight

School Committees Play Vital  Role in State Oversight

By: DJ Deeb –  August, 2018 As of the deadline for this article the City/School budgets have not been fully resolved or finalized, but I hope to provide more information…

Dems Turn Congressional Race into Clown Circus

Dems Turn Congressional Race into Clown Circus

By: Brian Genest ~ August, 2018 Have you seen this troupe of Democrats running in the 3rd Congressional District? The big top tent is stuffed with far-out lefties, even by…

Fiscal Year 2018 State Budget Update ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Fiscal Year 2018 State Budget Update ~ IN  YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

  By: Senator Katy Ives – August, 2018 The Massachusetts Legislature recently passed a $41.88 billion state budget for FY19 and directs a $367 million deposit into the Stabilization Fund,…

The History of The Saint Alfio Society and Feast of the 3 Saints -

The History of The Saint Alfio  Society and Feast of the 3 Saints -

The history of the Saints Alfio, Filadelfo and Cirino Society goes back to the early years of the twentieth century, Est.1921, and is as much a part of immigrant history…

ATF, Lawrence Police Recover Weapons Stolen from NH, Arrest Dangerous Gang Leader

ATF, Lawrence Police Recover Weapons Stolen from NH, Arrest Dangerous Gang Leader

August 18, 2018 In November of 2017, Detective O’Keefe of the Lawrence Police Department along with Special Agent Ryan Griffin of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives interviewed…

Solar Power to Help Provide 50K Meals Annually to the Lawrence Community

Solar Power to Help Provide 50K Meals Annually to the Lawrence Community

Bread & Roses, a community kitchen in the heart of Lawrence, Massachusetts, is keeping their energy local with their new solar panels installed by ReVision Energy from North Andover. The…

Shooting on Prospect Street in Lawrence Leaves Cars Damaged

Shooting on Prospect Street in Lawrence Leaves Cars Damaged

August 16, 2018 Lawrence Police were called to Prospect and Fulton Street shortly before midnight for a call of “shots fired”. When Police arrived at the scene they found a…

VIDEO of Woman Hit By Car on Essex St. in Lawrence on Tuesday

VIDEO of Woman Hit By Car on Essex St. in Lawrence on Tuesday

  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying Attention TV/Radio Program, lectures on…

City Violates Public Records Law Refusing Methuen Superior Officers’ Public Records Requests

City Violates Public Records Law Refusing Methuen Superior Officers’ Public Records Requests

By: Tom Duggan – August 15, 2018 The attorney for the Methuen Superior officers union has requested public information from the city regarding salaries and contracts for other city departments…

Police Come Up Empty Handed in Tense Standoff in Lawrence Search for Stabbing Suspect with a Gun

Police Come Up Empty Handed in Tense Standoff in Lawrence Search for Stabbing Suspect with a Gun

By: Tom Duggan, Aug. 15, 2018 It was a tense hour and a half Wednesday morning at the corner of Bunker Hill and Lawrence Street as police responded to a man running…

An Interview with Comedienne Christine Hurley ~ PLAYING AT SALVATORE’S – FRIDAY AUGUST 24th

An Interview with Comedienne Christine Hurley ~ PLAYING AT SALVATORE’S – FRIDAY AUGUST 24th

TICKETS HERE By: Tom Duggan – August, 2018 The Queen of Comedy Christine Hurley is making a rare stop in Lawrence this month at Salvatore’s restaurant in Lawrence on Friday…

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

The City of Methuen is in a financial mess that has resulted in the mayor and city council having to borrow $4M from the state. That $4M loan comes at…

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

  The City of Methuen is in a financial mess that has resulted in the mayor and city council having to borrow $4M from the state. That $4M loan comes…