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An Interview with Comedienne Christine Hurley ~ PLAYING AT SALVATORE’S – FRIDAY AUGUST 24th

An Interview with Comedienne Christine Hurley ~ PLAYING AT SALVATORE’S – FRIDAY AUGUST 24th

TICKETS HERE By: Tom Duggan – August, 2018 The Queen of Comedy Christine Hurley is making a rare stop in Lawrence this month at Salvatore’s restaurant in Lawrence on Friday…

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

The City of Methuen is in a financial mess that has resulted in the mayor and city council having to borrow $4M from the state. That $4M loan comes at…

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

Let’s Stop Blaming Methuen Police for City’s Financial Problems ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, AUG. 2018

  The City of Methuen is in a financial mess that has resulted in the mayor and city council having to borrow $4M from the state. That $4M loan comes…

ABBY’S TEEN TALK ~ Influence of Social Media and Young Women in the Workplace

ABBY’S TEEN TALK ~ Influence of Social Media and Young Women in the Workplace

By: Abby Juknavorian – July, 2018 The presence of social media is daunting. It can be used to communicate both good and bad opinions on many current situations and experiences.…

George Harrison Part II ~ IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

George Harrison Part II ~ IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

…remember where we left off? So, let’s start with after the Beatles broke up. All of the boys were already on track and had already started their next part of…

Robert Crowley and “Saving Japan from the Red Menace” ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Robert Crowley and “Saving Japan from the Red Menace” ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – July, 2018 Lawrence’s Robert Crowley, a graduate of Central Catholic’s Class of 1944, had a unique role during and after World War II. Upon joining the…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook ~ July, 2018

Tom Duggan’s Notebook ~ July, 2018

HELP THE HOMELESS Every Wednesday night a volunteer group called “The Movement Family” serves a family style meal for the homeless at the Buckley Garage on Common Street in Lawrence.…

Working Out On Your Own Terms ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

Working Out On Your Own Terms ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – July, 2018 Six months have gone by since we talked about our New Year’s resolutions, remember those? It’s okay if you don’t, fifty percent of us…

Blocking Doctors Begins Earlier Than Thought

Blocking Doctors Begins  Earlier Than Thought

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – July, 2018 We have reached the point in the United States where pretty much anyone has been deemed worthy of second-guessing doctors. Some high-school dropout at…

Foster Parent Recruitment Funding in the State Budget is Priceless ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR IVES

Foster Parent Recruitment Funding in the State Budget is Priceless ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR IVES

By: State Senator Ives – July, 2018 One of my budgetary priorities this year was to increase funding for the Foster Care Parent Campaign line item in the Fiscal Year…

A Deathbed Epiphany ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

A Deathbed Epiphany ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – July, 2018 Recently a 62 year old woman was lying on her deathbed, at home, after doctors had given her weeks to live. We’ll call her…

No Mercy – Even for Small Animals in Massachusetts

No Mercy – Even for Small  Animals in Massachusetts

By: Aliana Brodmann von Richthofen – July, 2018 After having been around the so-called bush, otherwise known as the system of favoritism and corruption in Massachusetts, many times over, I should…

Shootings, Stabbings, 2 Nights of Violence Shatters Peaceful Summer ~ PAYING ATTENTION EXTRA!

Shootings, Stabbings, 2 Nights of Violence Shatters Peaceful Summer ~ PAYING ATTENTION EXTRA!

  July 28, 2018 It’s been a historically peaceful summer in Lawrence with violent crime down nearly 50% and murders (so far) this year down by 2/3. The current murder…

Charlie Baker and the Small Republican Tent

Charlie Baker and the  Small Republican Tent

By: Brian Genest – July, 2018 Broken promises. Broken partnerships. Broken party. Charlie Baker is a broken politician and he’s fractured the MassGOP, too. Remember when Charlie Baker used to…

PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN: A Sane Immigration Policy that Democrats Hate

PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN: A Sane Immigration Policy that Democrats Hate

July, 2018 With all the lies and misinformation in the so called “news” industry, it’s important to keep focus on what is real and what is true when it comes…

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