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Lawrence City Council Power Trip Censors Rebroadcast of Meetings

Lawrence City Council Power Trip  Censors Rebroadcast of Meetings

By: Katy Runge – January, 2015  Happy New Year to all of The Valley Patriot readers! If you missed the City Council meeting of December 16 you should watch it…

Methuen Students Learning Technology in Early Grades

Methuen Students Learning Technology in Early Grades

By: D.J. Deeb – January, 2015 Methuen Public Schools is fortunate to have such a strong and proactive Technology Department. At our December School Committee, Director of Instructional Technology Ed…

Paying Attention! w. Tom Duggan: (1-17-15) Guests: State Rep. Colleen Garry, Methuen Cheif Solomon, Lowell Chief Taylor

Paying Attention! w. Tom Duggan: (1-17-15) Guests: State Rep. Colleen Garry, Methuen Cheif Solomon, Lowell Chief Taylor

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 State Representative Colleen Garry (D_Dracut) joined Tom (Paul had the day off) to talk about her proposal to deal…

Video: Pro Police Rally in Lowell, Massachusetts, January 17, 2015

Video: Pro Police Rally in Lowell, Massachusetts, January 17, 2015

Part 1 Part 2   PHOTOS Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former Lawrence School Committeeman, former political director for…

Reflecting Back and Moving Massachusetts Forward ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Reflecting Back and Moving Massachusetts Forward ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: Kathleen O’Connor Ives – January, 2015 In my first legislative session we passed a number of significant laws, including requiring nursing homes, rest homes, or other long term care…

Lawrence Council Puts off Vote vs. Mayor Rivera, Admits They Routinely Violate Open Meeting Law

Lawrence Council Puts off Vote vs. Mayor Rivera, Admits They Routinely Violate Open Meeting Law

NO CONFIDENCE It was a night of dysfunction and shocking revelations Tuesday night as the Lawrence City Council was set to take a vote of “No Confidence” in Lawrence Mayor Dan…

Green Agenda Casts Aside the Poor and Destitute

Green Agenda Casts Aside the Poor and Destitute

By: Christine Morabito – January, 2015 It’s easy to go green when you don’t have to go hungry. Free from the stress of foraging for food, environmental activists have the…

Podcast of Paying Attetention with Tom Duggan (1-10-14) – Guest: MA Sec. of Veterans Affairs Francisco Urena

Podcast of Paying Attetention with Tom Duggan (1-10-14) – Guest: MA Sec. of Veterans Affairs Francisco Urena

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked with Francisco Urena, newly appointed Secretary of Veterans’Affairs. Other topics: Pro-Police rally on…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL ~ Lantigua Still Controls the Lawrence City Council (Jan. 2015)

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL ~ Lantigua Still Controls the Lawrence City Council (Jan. 2015)

With all of the problems facing the City of Lawrence, the city council is focusing their efforts on protecting political hacks in city hall and attacking Mayor Dan Rivera. Last…

Convicted Felon on Work Release Watching From The Balcony as Deval Patrick Makes his Final Exit

Convicted Felon on Work Release Watching From The Balcony as Deval Patrick Makes his Final Exit

    Jan.  7, 2015 It’s his last day as Governor of Massachusetts and Deval Patrick is making his ceremonial exit from The State House for the last time. He…

Heroes Honored

Heroes Honored

By: Jen Jones – December, 2014 The Methuen Exchange Club hosted their 20th Annual Awards Night on November 18th at the Merrimack Valley Golf Club. This is a special event…

Don’t Overeat Anymore! Don’t Smoke or You Will Die! Stop Worrying! Relax!

Don’t Overeat Anymore! Don’t Smoke or You Will Die! Stop Worrying! Relax!

By: Jerry Valley – December, 2014 While these words might work, they also might incite and conger up resistance, anger and non-compliance as the subconscious mind could see those words…

The Power Of Giving ~ BABIES AND BRIEFCASES

The Power Of Giving ~ BABIES AND BRIEFCASES

By: Cheryl Hajjar – December, 2014 It is better to give to then receive. We have all heard that popular saying before, but what does it really mean? The power…

Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pets

Holiday Safety Tips for Your Pets

Christmas, Hanukkah and ringing in the New Year are always filled with joy and excitement. However, it comes with over excitement and some obstacles for our pets. Keeping your furry…

You Have No Right to Resist Arrest

You Have No Right to Resist Arrest

By: Joe D’Amore – December, 2014 Somewhere in America today there are law enforcement officers that wear the uniform , a gun and a badge and perpetrate the greatest discharge…

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