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Tornados and End of Summer

Tornados and End of Summer

By: Al Kaprielian – Sept, 2016 With September now here we can say good bye to meteorological summer, which is from June through August. This year August proved to be…

Honoring our Veterans

Honoring our Veterans

By: Don Jarvis – Sept. 2016 Today, someone’s child will enlist in our armed forces, take an oath they uphold for the rest of their life. This individual will stand…

Bring Back Meldrim Thomson’s New Hampshire

Bring Back Meldrim Thomson’s New Hampshire

By: DJ Bettencourt – Sept, 2016 It has been 40 years since Meldrim Thomson was last elected Governor of New Hampshire and permanently imprinted fiscal conservatism into the political landscape…

National Night Out on Tower Hill in Lawrence

National Night Out on Tower Hill in Lawrence

By: Rickey Gonzalez – Aug. 2016 LAWRENCE – National Night Out continues to bring the community together with those that protect and serve. They (who) come together under a united…

The “Distinguished” Hillary Clinton

The “Distinguished” Hillary Clinton

By: Jeff Katz – Sept. 2016 While Hillary Clinton continues on her lifelong quest to become President of the United States, the rest of us are left to ponder just…

Quincy Police Lieutenant Charged with Defrauding his Department

Quincy Police Lieutenant Charged with Defrauding his Department

BOSTON – A Lieutenant with the Quincy Police Department was charged in an indictment unsealed today in connection with collecting double pay while working for the Quincy Police Department in…

We Must Stand With Our Police

We Must Stand With Our Police

By: John MacDonald – August, 2016 On Wednesday, July 20th I was honored that my friend, Valley Patriot publisher, Tom Duggan, asked me to speak at the Pro Police Rally…

Pornography – A Public Health Crisis? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

Pornography – A Public Health Crisis? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano, Aug. 2016 When I was growing up I saw Democrats and Republicans switch values on the important cultural issues defining what it means to be human. Democrats…

Valley Patriot of The Month ~ William Bellmore, Methuen

Valley Patriot of The Month ~ William Bellmore, Methuen

  Mr. William Bellmore of 10 Monterey Dr., Methuen, celebrated his 101st birthday last month. He was honored for his service in WWII as a Chief Machinist Mate (1943-1944) by…

The War on Police ~ By, Jeff Katz

The War on Police ~ By, Jeff Katz

By: Jeff Katz – August, 2016 A long time ago … in a galaxy far, far away, I was a police officer for a few moments. I was proud to…

Lawrence’s Al Zappala Named GM of Sicilian Football Team

Lawrence’s Al Zappala Named GM of Sicilian Football Team

Lawrence native Alfred M. Zappala was named General Manager today of the Elephants Catania American football team in Catania, Sicily bringing decades of experience to one of the most  storied franchises in…

Cops Executed Because of CNN’s Anti-Cop Hysteria

Cops Executed  Because of CNN’s Anti-Cop Hysteria

By: Tom Duggan, August, 2016 I blame CNN and their reporters for the execution of police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge last month. Let me make my case, and…

The August, 2016 Edition of The Valley Patriot

The August, 2016 Edition of The Valley Patriot

Open or download the August, 2016 edition of The Valley Patriot     Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a…

The Truth About Narcan – Chief Talks Openly About Downsides of Narcan

The Truth About Narcan – Chief Talks Openly About Downsides of Narcan

By: Tom Duggan – July, 2016 From talking to police chiefs all over The Valley, it’s become increasingly clear that use of the new drug narcan is causing some unintended…

Disparity in Health Care Costs and Services

Disparity in Health Care Costs and Services

By: State Representative Lenny Mirra – July, 2016 Here’s why you should care, and care A LOT, about health care costs: Massachusetts has the highest healthcare costs in the world.…