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Who are the West District City Council Candidates in Methuen

Who are the West District City Council Candidates in Methuen

The Paying Attention Podcast debate page ◊ The Methuen City Council is made up of nine members; three city councilors are elected at-large (city-wide), and two councilors elected from each of the…

Why I’m Running for Reelection to the Methuen Council

Why I’m Running for Reelection to the Methuen Council

By: Finocchiaro – October, 2019 Hello Methuen my name is Jessica Finocchiaro. I’ve been your Methuen City Councilor At Large since 2018, and I’m running for my first reelection. I grew…

Kannan Demands Perry Release Personnel Records from Raytheon, Perry Says There’s Nothing to Release

Kannan Demands Perry Release Personnel Records from Raytheon, Perry Says There’s Nothing to Release

October 29, 2019-3:30pm Campaign supporters of Methuen mayoral candidate Jen Kannan – chairman of the Methuen City Council – is calling on her opponent Neil Perry to release his personnel…

Kannan Press Release Calling on Perry to Release Work Records

Kannan Press Release Calling on Perry to Release Work Records

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2019 Contact: Megan Costello, 617 653 3781  WOMEN OF METHUEN STAND WITH JENNIFER KANNAN AND CALL ON PERRY TO RELEASE HIS PERSONNEL FILES FROM RAYTHEON…

Methuen Central District Candidates – 2 to Be Elected

Methuen Central District Candidates – 2 to Be Elected

  The race for Central District City Council is the campaign to watch on November 5th. Methuen residents will elect TWO city councilors in the Central District. Incumbent James McCarty…

WHO WILL LEAD METHUEN? Kannan vs. Perry in November Mayoral Race

WHO WILL LEAD METHUEN? Kannan vs. Perry in November Mayoral Race

Every two years, Methuen voters elect a mayor to represent the city’s municipal government as it’s CEO. The mayor is in charge of all hiring, firing, promotions and demotions for…

Methuen Police Arrest Lawrence Suspect in Deadly Hit-and-Run Crash

Methuen Police Arrest Lawrence Suspect in Deadly Hit-and-Run Crash

Oct 21, 2019 (6:10pm) The Methuen Police will charge a juvenile in connection with the hit-and-run crash that killed a Methuen man last week. Methuen Police arrested a 16 year…

If You Really Care About Your Family, VOTE! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Oct. 2019)

If You Really Care About Your Family, VOTE! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Oct. 2019)

Last month, less than 5,000 people voted in the Methuen preliminary election for city council. Methuen has approximately 57,000 people residing in the city limits. That means less than 10%…

PDF of the October, 2019 Valley Patriot – Methuen Election Edition!

PDF of the October, 2019 Valley Patriot – Methuen Election Edition!

If you enjoy our news coverage please consider making a $1 donation via payal Download the PDF of the October, 2019 Valley Patriot Here READ IN OUR FLIP PAGE VIEWER…

Methuen Superior Officers Union Denies Two Contracts Used to Deceive Council- E-mails Show Willingness to Accept 0% Raise

Methuen Superior Officers Union Denies Two Contracts Used to Deceive Council- E-mails Show Willingness to Accept 0% Raise

October 1, 2019 The Methuen Police Superior Officers Union has issued a public statement disputing public claims that there was sleight of hand or that two different contracts were used…

Sewage Notification Bill Moves Forward

Sewage Notification Bill Moves Forward

  By: Linda Dean Campbell – Sept. 2019 In July, the state’s Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture voted to move forward legislation I filed with Sen. Pat Jehlen…

Distracted Driving ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Distracted Driving  ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

By Diana DiZoglio – Sept. 2019 Hello Valley Patriot Readers, Distracted driving, the act of driving while engaging in other activities that divert the driver’s attention away from the road,…

Summer Sizzles with Town Scandals in Dracut

Summer Sizzles with Town Scandals in Dracut

By: Brian Genest – September, 2019 So much for a nice, quiet summer in Dracut. In recent weeks, a tidal wave of self-inflicted bad news has washed over town hall.…

Rebranding The City of Lawrence

Rebranding The City of Lawrence

By: Tomas G. Michel – Sept. 2019 “The everyday person is no longer voiceless or passive” —Jacob Benbunan, Disruptive Branding After the Columbia Gas explosion disaster on September 13 of…

One Year After the Columbia Gas Disaster ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (9-19)

One Year After the Columbia Gas Disaster ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (9-19)

September, 2019 This month marks the one-year anniversary of the Columbia Gas explosions that rocked Lawrence, Andover and North Andover. For those who lived through it, it will be something…