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CORNER NAMED FOR PFC. THOMAS A. SULLIVAN, US ARMY ~ Valley Patriot of the Month

CORNER NAMED FOR PFC. THOMAS A. SULLIVAN, US ARMY ~ Valley Patriot of the Month

Last month, the City of Lawrence and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts recognized the heroism of World War II veteran and former Lawrence native, Thomas A. Sullivan of the Army’s 338th…

Weighing in on Unisex Bathrooms ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Weighing in on Unisex Bathrooms ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langevin – June, 2016 There’s a great deal of attention on North Carolina since it passed a law in March that states transgendered people must use the bathroom…

Pope to Canonize Cecil the Lion and Harambe the Gorilla as Martyr Saints ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE

Pope to Canonize Cecil the Lion and Harambe the Gorilla as Martyr Saints ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE

By: Paul Murano – June, 2016 Just to be clear, the above title is satire. However, if the 24-7 coverage of the untimely deaths of these animals were any indication,…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

By: Dr. Rami Rustum – June, 2016 As you are working at your desk, trying to ignore the tingling or numbness you’ve had for months in your hand and wrist.…

A Step Forward for the State’s Public Records Law ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

A Step Forward for the State’s Public Records Law  ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: State Senator Katy Ives – June, 2016 In May, the Massachusetts Legislature approved legislation that seeks to enhance government transparency and accountability by providing residents with greater access to…

The Democratic Party Has Come a Long Way ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (June ,2016)

The Democratic Party Has Come a Long Way  ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (June ,2016)

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL: JUNE-2016 In 1961, Democratic President John F. Kennedy inspired us all by saying this country would put a man on the moon. He then went to Congress…

Wounded Vet Lobbies Legislature for Veteran Health Care Reform

Wounded Vet Lobbies Legislature for Veteran Health Care Reform

NEWBURY, MA – Newbury resident and wounded Iraqi war vet, Donald Jarvis, says he is tired of waiting for the VA or anyone else in the government to do something…

Acadia Insurance Company Sues NH Man for Libel Over Boycott

Acadia Insurance Company Sues NH  Man for Libel Over Boycott

Mike Demers of Salem, NH Says His Boycott Website Has Ruffled Some Feathers at WR Berkeley  According to the New Hampshire Dept. of Environmental Services, Haffner’s Oil Company overfilled the…

Respecting the Stars and Stripes: American Flag Etiquette

Respecting the Stars and Stripes: American Flag Etiquette

Flag-flying summers are packed with outdoor activities, barbecues and patriotic celebrations. While the American flag is often an important part of these celebrations, many of us have questions about how…

What Bay State Teachers Could Do about our High School Reading Problem*

What Bay State Teachers Could Do about our High School Reading Problem*

By: Sandra Stotsky – June, 2016 There has been a long, slow decline in the reading level of American high school graduates. Our kids are not reading much at the…

North Andover Man, Gloucester Seafood Executive Indicted on Tax Charges

North Andover Man, Gloucester Seafood Executive Indicted on Tax Charges

 BOSTON – A senior sales executive at a seafood processing company in Gloucester was indicted yesterday on federal tax charges.  Richard J. Pandolfo, 70, of North Andover, was indicted on…

June, 2016 Print Edition of The Valley Patriot – Baker Signs Public Records Bill

June, 2016 Print Edition of The Valley Patriot – Baker Signs Public Records Bill

Read Flip Page Viewer on Line  Download or View The June, 2016 edition of The Valley Patriot     Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot…

GOVERNOR BAKER SIGNS PUBLIC RECORDS REFORM BILL INTO LAW

GOVERNOR BAKER SIGNS PUBLIC RECORDS REFORM BILL INTO LAW

June 3, 2016 Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed a public records reform bill Friday, after a joint conference committee of the Massachusetts legislature negotiated and reached a final deal on…

The Chain of Survival ~ KNOW YOUR BODY with DR. FRANK MACMILLAN

The Chain of Survival ~ KNOW YOUR BODY with DR. FRANK MACMILLAN

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – May, 2016 I’m like many of you. I never liked to do my homework as a kid. When my mother asked my elementary school teacher…

What Is the Meaning of the Trump Ascendancy? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

What Is the Meaning of the Trump Ascendancy? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – May, 2016 There has been a lot written about what the potential presidential nominations of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton might mean to America. I can…