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Methuen Mayor Calls Out Councilor Saba, Other Councilors for Costing the City $48,000

Methuen Mayor Calls Out Councilor Saba, Other Councilors for Costing the City $48,000

RELATED STORY: Councilor Saba Want City Taxpayers to Pay his Legal Bills Feb. 26, 2020 Less than 24 ours after it was learned that discriminatory comments by Methuen city councilors…

Councilor Saba’s Conflict of Interest, A Criminal Complaint, and a $48K Payout

Councilor Saba’s Conflict of Interest, A Criminal Complaint, and a $48K Payout

Councilor Saba Wants City to Pay His Legal Bills After Being Named in Lawsuit The City of Methuen has paid out $48,000 to the owner of a Sober House on…

Gov. Charlie Baker Praises Career Tech Education Efforts at GLTS

Gov. Charlie Baker Praises Career Tech Education Efforts at GLTS

ANDOVER — Gov. Charlie Baker announced last week the launch of a statewide effort to expand career technical opportunities expanding on a model already successfully in place at Greater Lawrence…

Eparatodos Entrepreneurship Committee, Shrinking the Gap Between Latino Businesses, the American Market

Eparatodos Entrepreneurship  Committee, Shrinking the Gap Between Latino Businesses, the American Market

By: Tomas G. Michele LAWRENCE – For the third time, the EParaTodos’ Entrepreneurship committee, brought a high-profile Keynote Speaker to the city, empowering the local Business Owners & Entrepreneurs through…

Roger Daigle Lived His Life with Love

Roger Daigle Lived His Life with Love

By: Brian Genest – Feb. 2020 A bright light has gone out in Dracut. Former Selectman Roger Daigle, a well-known citizen who was well known for his strong opinions about…

The New Miller’s Tavern ~ JOEL’S METHUEN FOOD CORNER

The New Miller’s Tavern ~ JOEL’S METHUEN FOOD CORNER

  By: Joel Faretra – Feb. 2020 I had planned on checking out some Chinese food take out places in Methuen this month, but it seemed you had other plans…

Merrimack Valley Hospice Achieves Three-Star Status in We Honor Veterans Program

Merrimack Valley Hospice Achieves Three-Star Status in  We Honor Veterans Program

Haverhill – Merrimack Valley Hospice, which provides compassionate physical, emotional and spiritual care for those with life-limiting illness, recently achieved the third of four partner levels available through We Honor…

Illegal Alien Sentenced for Fentanyl Trafficking and Aggravated Identity Theft

Illegal Alien Sentenced for Fentanyl Trafficking and Aggravated Identity Theft

BOSTON – A Dominican national was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for fentanyl trafficking and using the Social Security number of a U.S. citizen to obtain a driver’s…

Major Ronald Santagati, US Air Force: Korean and Vietnam Wars ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Major Ronald Santagati, US Air Force: Korean and Vietnam Wars ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – Feb. 2020 Raised in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Ronald Santagati is now living in Salem, New Hampshire with his wife (and high school sweetheart) Joan, to whom he…

Disgracing the Memory of Hero Veteran John Ratka: Where is VNOC One Year After His Passing?

Disgracing the Memory of Hero Veteran John Ratka: Where is VNOC One Year After His Passing?

  It’s been over a year since Command Master Chief John Ratka passed away. John was the Executive Director of Veterans Northeast Outreach Center (VNOC) in Haverhill and winner of…

Lifting Our Voices at the State House ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Lifting Our Voices at the State House ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Hello Valley Patriot Readers, We’ve seen in recent years how non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) are all too often abused to hide the misdeeds of harassers and abusers by requiring the legal…

Don’t vote for Republicans like Mary Burns ~ THE DRACUT UPDATE with BRIAN GENEST

Don’t vote for Republicans like Mary Burns ~ THE DRACUT UPDATE with BRIAN GENEST

By Brian Genest It’s a fight for the heart and soul of the Massachusetts Republican Party. If you’re a Republican who cares about the future of the MassGOP, you should…

Methuen Councilors Should Know Their Place ~ Valley Patriot Editorial Feb. 2020

Methuen Councilors Should Know Their Place  ~ Valley Patriot Editorial Feb. 2020

February, 2020 After the last election, it’s somewhat surprising to learn that some members of the Methuen City Council either do not understand their roles and responsibilities as elected officials,…

2019 The Year of the Keto Craze – YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

2019 The Year of the Keto Craze – YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti  Jan. 2020 Happy New Year everyone. We made it through another year, whether we stuck to our New Year’s resolution last year or not, we are still…

Fugitive Jose Armanda Betances Arrested in Dominican Republic for 1990 Murder in Lowell

Fugitive Jose Armanda Betances Arrested in Dominican Republic for 1990 Murder in Lowell

Extradition Underway by the FBI Boston Division’s Violent Crimes Task Force  Jose Armanda Betances, also known as Jose Almando Betances Urena, a fugitive wanted for murder, has been turned over…