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Methuen Voters Will Pick Three Councilors in At Large Race – Newcomers To Join Board

Methuen Voters Will Pick Three Councilors in At Large Race – Newcomers To Join Board

In the Methuen City Council At-Large race, voters are asked to elect three city councilors to represent the entire city. With At-Large City Councilor Jen Kannan running for mayor and…

Birds of A Feather Flock Together! (OPINION)

Birds of A Feather Flock Together! (OPINION)

By: Peter Larocque – October, 2013 The city of Lawrence is never at a loss for interesting situations unfolding in front of everyone who has eyes to see. Last month,…

The Valley Patriot’s New Teen Talk Columnist Ana Introduces Herself to Our Readers – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

The Valley Patriot’s New Teen Talk Columnist Ana Introduces Herself to Our Readers – TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

EDITORS NOTE: This month we are resurrecting our Teen Talk column with 15-year-old Ana DeBernardo of Danvers who tells us she is very excited to write about being a teenager and a Latina.…

GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms)

GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms)

By: Dr. Jin Sung – October 2013 Functional Chiropractic Scientific studies are showing that genetically engineered foods, or genetically modified organisms (GMOs), can damage the organs of the body, including…

The Broken Window Fallacy and the Corresponding Fallacy of Beneficial Government Spending – THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

The Broken Window Fallacy and the Corresponding Fallacy of Beneficial Government Spending – THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – October 2013 A student recently stopped by my office and opined that the destruction caused by war has positive economic consequences because of the demand…

Language of the PAWS ACT, Protecting Animal Welfare and Safety – Section by Section Summary

Language of the PAWS ACT, Protecting Animal Welfare and Safety – Section by Section Summary

SECTION 1. Authorizes the Homeless Animal Prevention and Care Fund, which consists of revenues received from a voluntary tax check-off, to collect and expend money for the care and protection…

Buckley Elected President of GLCAC Board

Buckley Elected President of GLCAC Board

October 27, 2013 LAWRENCE – William J. Buckley of Methuen has been elected president of the Board of Directors for the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Inc. Buckley, who was…

An Interview with Newbuyport Mayoral Candidate Richard Sullivan Jr.

An Interview with Newbuyport Mayoral Candidate Richard Sullivan Jr.

By: Rebeccah Pearson – October, 2013 Newburyport Guide In September the people of Newburyport voiced and voted their opinion and a new man has stepped up to the plate to…

Erin Cox Mom: Daughter Was at Drinking Party Nearly 30 Minutes, Claims Punished “Based on Sex” in Restraining Order Request

Erin Cox Mom: Daughter Was at Drinking Party Nearly 30 Minutes, Claims Punished “Based on Sex” in Restraining Order Request

Says Football Quarterback Treated Differently for being Male   By: Tom Duggan - October 28, 2013 | 12:01am NORTH ANDOVER, MA – According to documents obtained by The Valley Patriot…

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, October 27, 2013

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, October 27, 2013

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 Today Tom took on the Bob Leblanc controversy in Methuen but spent…

UPDATED: Senator Tarr on Puppy Doe Case – Inspires ‘PAWS Act’ – Legilsation Will Create Animal Abuser Registry

UPDATED: Senator Tarr on Puppy Doe Case – Inspires ‘PAWS Act’ – Legilsation Will Create Animal Abuser Registry

Senate Republicans Fight for Animal Cruelty Law October, 2013 | Updated 10-28-013 Massachusetts State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester) released the following statement today, following the arrest of 32-year-old…

BREAKING… UPDATED… 10-26 – 4:18pm – Police Charge Murder Victim’s Roommate With Unrelated Gun Charges After Day-Long Search, Guns Seized

BREAKING… UPDATED… 10-26 – 4:18pm – Police Charge Murder Victim’s Roommate With Unrelated Gun Charges After Day-Long Search, Guns Seized

Murder Victim Lived at Methuen Address Weapons Seized By: Tom Duggan UPDATED | October 26, 2013, 4:18pm Methuen police say they have arrested one man in connection with yesterday’s day…

Methuen’s TIP Healing Garden Completed

Methuen’s TIP Healing Garden Completed

October, 2013 The Trauma Intervention Program of Merrimack Valley, Inc. (TIP) is a group of specially trained citizen volunteers who are called by police officers, fire fighters and hospital personnel…

Andover Selectman, Vispoli Provides Testimony in Favor of Campaign Transparency

Andover Selectman, Vispoli Provides Testimony in Favor of Campaign Transparency

October, 2013   Andover Selectman Alex Vispoli provided testimony to the Joint Committee on Election Laws last month, in favor of more transparency within campaigns. Earlier this year, Vispoli filed…

Senator Ives: We Can’t Lose Our Water Independence

Senator Ives: We Can’t Lose Our Water Independence

By: State Senator Kathleen Ives (D) Newburyport October, 2013 Last week, I gave testimony before the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture in support of two important pieces…