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VIDEO – Essex County Sheriff Candidates Debate hosted by The Valley Patriot

VIDEO – Essex County Sheriff Candidates Debate hosted by The Valley Patriot

Candidates for Essex County Sheriff debated at North Andover High School. The debate was hosted by The Valley Patriot newspaper and was sponsored by Laborer’s Union Local 175, Sullivan Insurance,…

John MacDonald, U.S. Air Force – Desert Storm – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

John MacDonald, U.S. Air Force – Desert Storm – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH This month, The Valley Patriot honors and recognizes Lowell resident John MacDonald not just for his service to the country as a military veteran, but…

Gr. Boston Sports Collectors Club Athlete Signing

Gr. Boston Sports Collectors Club Athlete Signing

Question and Answer with Mike Josselyn of Sure Shot Promotions about the 31st Greater Boston Sports Collectors Club athlete signing at the Wilmington Shriner’s Auditorium from November 04-06, 2016. Q:…

Strengthening Public Health and Safety ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH KATY IVES

Strengthening Public Health and Safety  ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH KATY IVES

By: State Senator Katy Ives – Oct. 2016 On July 31, the formal legislative session technically ended, meaning that between August and January, no formal voting on major bills takes…

Rivera Halts Construction on Merrimack St. Project, Also Halts Columbia Gas Work

Rivera Halts Construction on Merrimack St. Project, Also Halts Columbia Gas Work

By: Tom Duggan – 10-27-16|7:21pm Previous Story: Merrimack Street Business Owners Give Mayor an Earful Over Proposed Changes to Street, Parking Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera has ordered a halt of…

Lantigua Confidante Found Not Guilty on Public Corruption Charges

Lantigua Confidante Found Not Guilty on Public Corruption Charges

Lawrence City Worker Justo Garcia was found not guilty on two counts of public corruption Thursday afternoon in Salem Superior Court. Garcia, a campaign worker for former Lawrence Mayor Willie…

A Sanctuary City – Where is the LAW in Lawrence?

A Sanctuary City – Where is the LAW in Lawrence?

By: Kathy Runge – Oct. 2016 It’s been a year since Lawrence became a sanctuary city. Have you ever wondered how it’s working out? The answer is that we don’t…

Gov. Legislature Working Together to Change Bridgewater State, Increase Access to Mental Health Care

Gov. Legislature Working Together to  Change Bridgewater State, Increase  Access to Mental Health Care

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Oct, 2016 Bridgewater State Hospital is the center of attention for a number of high profile incidents stemming from the use of excessive…

Methuen Detectives Arrest Suspect in Bank Robbery

Methuen Detectives Arrest Suspect in Bank Robbery

METHUEN — The Methuen Police Department has arrested a man over the weekend for an armed robbery that occurred at a local bank last week. On Thursday, Oct. 20, just…

Cape Ann Communities Like Lawrence Hold Keys to Eradicating Homelessness

Cape Ann Communities Like Lawrence Hold Keys to Eradicating Homelessness

By: Joe D’Amore – October, 2016 The city of Lawrence and several Cape Ann communities have an almost intractable homelessness problem not unlike other urban centers in the United States.…

Tarr Named Legislator of the Year Honored for Police Support

Tarr Named Legislator of the Year Honored for Police Support

Boston- State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) was named a Legislator of the Year on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 by the New England Police Benevolent Association (NEPBA) for his…

Amesbury Firefighter/EMT Todd Calderwood Receives Award

Amesbury Firefighter/EMT Todd Calderwood Receives Award

Outstanding Contributions to EMS Award Offered by NorthEast Emergency Medical Services, Inc. Chief Kenneth E. Berkenbush is proud to announce that a member of the Amesbury Fire Rescue Department has…

Merrimack Valley Hospice offering a Grief Support Group for Men

Merrimack Valley Hospice offering a Grief Support Group for Men

Lawrence MA. –  Merrimack Valley Hospice is currently providing a Grief Support Group for men who have lost a love one and they welcome new participants.  The group is meeting…

47 New Officers Graduate from NECC Methuen Police Academy, Two Graduates Join Methuen Police Dept.

47 New Officers Graduate from NECC Methuen Police Academy, Two Graduates Join Methuen Police Dept.

Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni and Police Chief Joseph Solomon are pleased to announce that 47 new officers graduated from the Northern Essex Community College (NECC)/Methuen Police Academy last week. On Friday,…

Censorship Radio, 980WCAP Station Owner Silences Conservative Talk

Censorship Radio, 980WCAP Station Owner Silences Conservative Talk

Conservative radio talk show host John MacDonald walked out of his show, live, on the air Tuesday morning, after the 980WCAP radio station owner, Sam Poulten, “invaded” the program to ‘redirect’…