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CBD Oil Won’t Get You High But Will Make You Feel Better

CBD Oil Won’t Get You High But Will Make You Feel Better

  Downtown North Andover has gone through an amazing revitalization in the last two years. As part of a series focusing on the new and improved downtown, we spoke with…

Why Not Just Let Them All Die? ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (July, 2019)

Why Not Just Let Them All Die? ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (July, 2019)

July, 2019 In the process of posting breaking news on The Valley Patriot Facebook and Twitter pages we often encounter reader comments that evoke serious emotion, discussion, and debate. Earlier…

“Millennial Referendum on Marijuana Retail Stores in Lawrence”

“Millennial Referendum on Marijuana Retail Stores in Lawrence”

By: Tomas Michel – June 2019 The Lawrence Police Department made 755 drug related arrests in the community it serves, according to their annual report for 2018. A statewide referendum…

State Legislature Funds Road Repairs, Combats Distracted Driving

State Legislature Funds Road Repairs, Combats Distracted Driving

By: Linda Dean Campbell – June, 2019 In May, the Legislature advanced two pieces of legislation to improve road safety in the Commonwealth. One authorizes the sale of state bonds…

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK (JUNE, 2019)

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK (JUNE, 2019)

CHANGES TO METHUEN’S CITY CHARTER The Methuen City Council and the charter commission are considering changes to the city charter this year (the document that governs how the city operates).…

Groveland Murder Suspect Leedell Graham Arrested

Groveland Murder Suspect Leedell Graham Arrested

GROVELAND – Groveland Police Chief Jeff Gillen report that a 48-year old Haverhill man was arrested last night for the murder of Patsy Schena in Groveland a week ago. Mr.…

My Work on This Year’s Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIANA DIZOGLIO

My Work on This Year’s Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIANA DIZOGLIO

June, 2019 Hello Valley Patriot Readers, After a spirited week of debate, the Massachusetts State Senate has delivered a state budget for the 2020 Fiscal Year. The budget will now…

Lawrence’s Angus MacPherson, Two Wars and Forty Years of Naval Service! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Lawrence’s Angus MacPherson, Two Wars and Forty Years of Naval Service! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

  By John Cuddy – June, 2019 Lawrence’s Angus MacPherson, better known as Mac, was originally from South Boston with fond memories of growing up there and especially of hanging…

Why I’m Running for Methuen City Council At-Large

Why I’m Running for Methuen City Council At-Large

My name is D.J. Beauregard, and I am running to serve as one of three at-large members of the Methuen City Council. I was born and raised in Methuen, and…

Dracut Republican Town Committee Marches into History

Dracut Republican Town Committee Marches into History

By; Brian Genest – June, 2019 A new chapter in Dracut history can be added to the books. For the first time, the Dracut Republican Town Committee (DRTC) marched in…

Methuen Councilors Lie About Union St. Project ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (June, 2019)

Methuen Councilors Lie About Union St. Project  ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (June, 2019)

Last week, the Methuen City Council had the chance to beautify a collapsing piece of public property on Union St., costing city taxpayers absolutely nothing. The state was willing to…

Valley Patriot Print Edition, June, 2019 – Lowell Tackles Needle Problem

Valley Patriot Print Edition, June, 2019 – Lowell Tackles Needle Problem

PDF OF THE JUNE 2019 VALLEY PATRIOT READ IN OUR FLIP PAGE VIEWER Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He…

House Passes Balanced Budget Funds Key Merrimack Valley Programs

House Passes Balanced Budget Funds Key Merrimack Valley Programs

  By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – May, 2019 The Massachusetts House of Representatives voted to approve $42.7 billion budget for the state’s upcoming fiscal year. The budget includes…

Rep. Linda Campbell Secures $300K for Veterans Northeast Outreach Center in Haverhill

Rep. Linda Campbell Secures $300K for Veterans Northeast Outreach Center in Haverhill

  Representative Linda Dean Campbell of Methuen has successfully secured $300,000 for the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center (VNOC) in Haverhill in a preliminary version of the annual state budget. The…

Feds Arrest More Than 140 During Five Month Operation in Lawrence

Feds Arrest More Than 140 During Five Month Operation in Lawrence

U.S. Marshals-led operation targeted fugitives wanted for violent crime in and around Lawrence BOSTON – After a five month operation, dubbed “Operation Triple Beam,” 146 individuals, including dozens of fugitives…