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Tips to Prepare for Puppy Season

Tips to Prepare for Puppy Season

  By: Tracey Zysk – April 2013 Puppy season, puppy season, puppy season – everyone loves puppy season! How can you not? These cute, adorable, fluff balls that snuggle up…

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in our Midst: SGT ROBERT A. HUNTER, U.S. MARINES

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in our Midst: SGT ROBERT A. HUNTER, U.S. MARINES

By Helen Mooradkanian – April 2013 The “island hopping” strategy in the Pacific had proved successful as the Marines secured one island after another in their advance toward the Japanese…

MAKE THAT NINE! Merrimack Valley Bandit Busy Over Holiday Weekend, Hits Dracut Bank and Methuen Convenience Store

MAKE THAT NINE! Merrimack Valley Bandit Busy Over Holiday Weekend, Hits Dracut Bank and Methuen Convenience Store

      By: Tom Duggan – April 14, 2013 The Merrimack Valley Bandit struck again twice this weekend. The first robbery occurred at a TD Bank North in Dracut…

Massachusetts Law Enforcement and FBI Seek “Merrimack Valley Bandit”, Armed and Dangerous

Massachusetts Law Enforcement and FBI Seek “Merrimack Valley Bandit”, Armed and Dangerous

$10,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Arrest Banks robbed in Lawrence, Methuen, Dracut and Groveland   BOSTON – A task force of Massachusetts law enforcement agencies is seeking the…

Will the Real Dan Rivera Please Stand Up? – Valley Patriot Editorial – April 2013

Will the Real Dan Rivera Please Stand Up? – Valley Patriot Editorial – April 2013

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – APRIL 2013 Lawrence City Councilor Dan Rivera is running for mayor against incumbent Willie Lantigua. We find that odd. For the last two and a half…

Dracut Principal inducted into Wrestling Hall of Fame

Dracut Principal inducted into Wrestling Hall of Fame

  By Mark Behan - April 4, 2013 Following in the footsteps of his namesake and late father, Dr. Robert Fitzgerald Jr. is a hall of famer. The longtime Methuen High…

So, What’s Good In The “Great” City of Lawrence?

So, What’s Good In The “Great” City of Lawrence?

By Peter Larocque – March, 2013 In spite of all that may be wrong with the City of Lawrence, including all the negative press surrounding the State and Federal investigations…

News From John Lenotte and The American Legion

News From John Lenotte and The American Legion

By: John Lenotte – American Legion – March, 2013 Recently I had the opportunity to travel as part of a group from Massachusetts to attend the annual American Legion Washington…

Councilor LaPlante Calls for Marijuana Dispensary Moratorium Vote in Lawrence

Councilor LaPlante Calls for Marijuana Dispensary Moratorium Vote in Lawrence

  LAWRENCE, MA: The Lawrence City Council will hold a public hearing, followed by a vote at its Chambers on April 2, 2013, to determine whether the city will place…

D’Agostino Asks Methuen Councilors to Evaluate Candidates for Solicitor Using Criteria They Set

D’Agostino Asks Methuen Councilors to Evaluate Candidates for Solicitor Using Criteria They Set

(Posted March 31, 2013) As one of two final applicants for the city solicitor’s position in Methuen, Richard D’Agostino has written a letter to the Methuen City Council asking them…

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, A Review of the BASH and Methuen Politics (March 29, 2013) 980WCAP

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, A Review of the BASH and Methuen Politics (March 29, 2013) 980WCAP

    CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR PLAY HOUR 1   CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR PLAY HOUR 2   Today’s discussions: A review with audio clips of the 9th Anniversary BASH and the…

Lantigua Weighs in on D’Agostino in Methuen, Tries to Sink His Chances for Solicitor Job

Lantigua Weighs in on D’Agostino in Methuen, Tries to Sink His Chances for Solicitor Job

By: Tom Duggan – March 29, 2013 Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua has written a scathing letter to members of the Methuen City Councilor in an effort to sink Attorney Richard…

Methuen Councilor Calls for Police Investigation of McQuillan’s Interference in Hiring Process

Methuen Councilor Calls for Police Investigation of McQuillan’s Interference in Hiring Process

ANOTHER… VALLEY PATRIOT EXCLUSIVE! By: Tom Duggan – March 29, 2013 Less than a day after the Valley Patriot broke a story about Methuen City Solicitor Peter McQuillan interfering with…

Candidate for Solicitor in Methuen Says Current Solicitor Sabotaging his Chances

Candidate for Solicitor in Methuen Says Current Solicitor Sabotaging his Chances

By: Tom Duggan – March 28, 2013 The search for a new city solicitor in Methuen has turned ugly as one of the two finalists to replace fired Attorney Peter…

Ward commits to St. Lawrence, keeps NHL dream alive

Ward commits to St. Lawrence, keeps NHL dream alive

By Mark Behan – March 28, 2013 Moments into his high school hockey debut, then-Haverhill High freshman Brian Ward wasted little time scoring his first goal.  The goal brought the…