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Merrimack Valley’s Queer Youth and Gay Straight Alliance in Grammar Schools

Merrimack Valley’s Queer Youth and Gay Straight Alliance in Grammar Schools

By: Dani Langevin: June, 2015 Last month I had the pleasure of visiting Methuen High School and sitting in on a meeting of the GSA (Gay Straight Alliance). Several of…

An Interview with Gov. Jim Gilmore Homeland Security in the Hometown of a Flying Ace PART I

An Interview with Gov. Jim Gilmore Homeland Security in the Hometown of a Flying Ace PART I

By Alex Talcott – June, 2015 Dover, New Hampshire’s McConnell Center is named for the late Air Force Captain Joseph C. McConnell, a local credited with shooting down 16 enemy…

Strong Support at State House Hearing to Improve Access to Public Information

Strong Support at State House Hearing to Improve Access to Public Information

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell June, 2015 Massachusetts gets an F grade for access to public records according to some very respected public interest groups. A number of bills…

Fired Lawrence Counselor Says She Wants to be Made Whole

Fired Lawrence Counselor Says She Wants to be Made Whole

By: Tom Duggan  -June, 2015 A fired guidance counselor in the Lawrence Public Schools, Brenda Sudol-Kirwin, won an arbitration hearing against the schools in August of 2013, for sick leave…

Call Down the Moon – A BOOK REVIEW by Susan Piazza

Call Down the Moon – A BOOK REVIEW by Susan Piazza

By Suzanne Piazza  – June 2015 “Call Down the Moon” Soulmate Series Book 1 by Mary Gillgannon Published by: The Wild Rose Press 2014 through their First Faery Rose Edition…

Father’s Day: A Son’s Confession

Father’s Day: A Son’s Confession

By: Oscar Camargo – June, 2015 I must confess: I used to hate Father’s Day. It was a painful reminder growing up that my father wasn’t around. I envied friends…

Methuen Schools to Start Before Labor Day

Methuen Schools to Start Before Labor Day

By: DJ Deeb – June, 2015 The end of the school year is always an exciting time for students, parents, teachers, and support staff. May and June are always busily…

Haverhill Police Arrest Methuen Man Masturbating in Front of Children in His Car

Haverhill Police Arrest Methuen Man Masturbating in Front of Children in His Car

June 26, 2105 Haverhill Police Detectives say they arrested Methuen resident Matthew Homan (33, of 40 Danberry Dr.) on 2 counts of Open and Gross Lewdness earlier this week. According…

Garbage Truck Crashes into Lake Cochichewick in North Andover

Garbage Truck Crashes into Lake Cochichewick in North Andover

June 25, 2015 A garbage truck went off Great Pond Road in North Andover, Thursday and crashed into into Lake Cochichewick at about 6AM. The trash truck is owned by JRM Hauling…

Celebrate Take Your Dog To Work Day This Month!

Celebrate Take Your Dog To Work Day This Month!

Windham, NH – Take Your Dog to Work Day is a national event created to enjoy the companionship of your dog and encourage future adoptions. This special day started in…

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook – Myra Ortiz, Charlie Boddy and Nagging Questions

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook – Myra Ortiz, Charlie Boddy and Nagging Questions

By: Kathy Runge – June, 2015 Myra Ortiz, Candidate for District A Councilor I recently spoke with Myra Ortiz, who will be running against incumbent Sandy Almonte. Myra has made…

June, 2015 Valley Patriot – Edition #140 – Release the Public Records

June, 2015 Valley Patriot – Edition #140 – Release the Public Records

Flip page PDF viewer of the JUNE 2015 Valley Patriot  PDF OF THE JUNE 2015 VALLEY PATRIOT  NOW AVAILABLE ON KINDLE!!   Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – June, 2015

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – June, 2015

PUBLIC RECORDS SIDENOTES By now you know I’m in a fight to change the state’s fake public records law. One of the things not really discussed in the many stories…

Valley Patriot of the Month – HEROES IN OUR MIDST – Lawrence Cogswell, PART 2

Valley Patriot of the Month – HEROES IN OUR MIDST – Lawrence Cogswell, PART 2

  By: Sidney Smith- June, 2015 READ PART I HERE A young kid of 19 years old, like so many of the young guys my mother and I had met,…

State Deems Two Haverhill Nursing Homes ‘Deficiency Free’ Once Again

State Deems Two Haverhill Nursing Homes ‘Deficiency Free’ Once Again

By: Tim Coco – June 23, 2105 Two Haverhill nursing homes, Lakeview House Skilled Nursing and Residential Care Facility and Baker-Katz Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, received the federal government’s…