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Patriotism Lives

Patriotism Lives

By: John MacDonald – June, 2015 This past Memorial Day weekend I traveled down to a campground in Rhode Island. It’s a place called Holiday Acres and it has a…

North Andover Educator Awarded 2015 C-SPAN Fellowship

North Andover Educator Awarded 2015 C-SPAN Fellowship

Hosts DiZoglio for Civic Education Day at North Andover Middle School   Patrick McGravey, head of the social studies department at North Andover Middle School, was recently awarded the 2015…

Cape Wind Project: A Tale of Crony Environmentalism (Part 2) Did Mass Audubon Sell its Soul to the Wind Industry?

Cape Wind Project: A Tale of Crony Environmentalism (Part 2) Did Mass Audubon Sell its Soul to the Wind Industry?

By Christine Morabito – June 2015 As an environmentalist and bird lover, it gives me no pleasure to criticize the largest conservation organization in New England; an organization of which I…

Two More Friends Sentenced for Impeding Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation

Two More Friends Sentenced for Impeding Boston Marathon Bombing Investigation

BOSTON—Two more friends of convicted Boston Marathon bomber, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, were sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Boston for their role in impeding the Boston Marathon bombing investigation. Robel…

Podcast: State Senator Jamie Eldridge on Public Records in MA, Top Ten “That’s NOT News” (6-6-15)

Podcast: State Senator Jamie Eldridge on Public Records in MA, Top Ten “That’s NOT News” (6-6-15)

FIRST HOUR State Senator Jamie Eldridge (D-Acton) appeared on The Paying Attention radio program on 980WCAP to talk about public records. A great interview with a guy SECOND HOUR: Top Ten news…

Tick Attack Season

Tick Attack Season

By: Tracey Zysk – May, 2015 When it comes to these pesky little creatures … ugghh, they are everywhere in the Merrimack Valley, Southern New Hampshire and even hiding in…

VIDEO: Texas Senator Ted Cruz Presidential Campaign Stop in Andover, MA

VIDEO: Texas Senator Ted Cruz Presidential Campaign Stop in Andover, MA

PHOTOS OF THE EVENT HERE   Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best Selling Author, Host of the…

Sister of Murdered Child in 1985 Raises Money for Headstone, Ceremony Slated for July

Sister of Murdered Child in 1985 Raises Money for Headstone, Ceremony Slated for July

Tom Duggan, May, 2015 The friends and family of a child murdered in 1985 have privately raised nearly $4,000 for a headstone, 30 years after the murder of Michelle Pimentel…

Super PACs Spend More Than $20M on 2014 Elections

Super PACs Spend More Than $20M on 2014 Elections

Independent Expenditure “Super” PACs and other independent groups spent $20.4 million in the 2014 election, according to an OCPF review of disclosure reports filed by those entities. It was the…

Trans-Jenner-ism ~ Beneath the Surface with Paul Murano

Trans-Jenner-ism ~ Beneath the Surface with Paul Murano

By: Paul Murano – May, 2015 Encouraged by the Bruce Jenner interview with Diane Sawyer, I now announce that I am a transracial American. Yes, I am a black man…

Memorial Day: More Than Remembering

Memorial Day: More Than Remembering

By: Oscar Camargo – May, 2015 Every spring, families across the country come together to celebrate Memorial Day. A family will host a picnic and fire up the barbecue, a…

Video/Photos of the B-17 at the Lawrence Airport in North Andover

Video/Photos of the B-17 at the Lawrence Airport in North Andover

Click the photo to view the photo gallery  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best Selling Author, Host…

AUDIO: Media Bias with Tom Duggan on Beneath the Surface with Pal Murano

AUDIO: Media Bias with Tom Duggan on Beneath the Surface with Pal Murano

Download or Listen to Beneath the Surface Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best Selling Author, Host of…

North Andover Voters Reject Measure to Let 16 Year-Olds Vote, Run for Office in Town Elections

North Andover Voters Reject Measure to Let 16 Year-Olds Vote, Run for Office in Town Elections

  By: Tom Duggan – May 18, 2015 North Andover voters rejected a measure at Annual Town Meeting Tuesday night, that would have allowed 16 and 17 year-olds the right to vote…

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Address to the MA Legislature

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Address to the MA Legislature

By: Senator Katy Ives – May, 2015 On April 22, 1965, the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. addressed the Massachusetts Legislature in a Joint Session comprised of State Senate…