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Unlike Lawrence, Methuen Tries to Help the Homeless ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (05/21)

Unlike Lawrence, Methuen Tries to Help the Homeless ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (05/21)

  When faced with a growing homeless population, officials in the City of Lawrence have literally done nothing in the last 8 years to help feed, clothe, house, or assist…

Losing Touch with Reality ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Losing Touch with Reality ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – March. 2021 The first amendment of the U.S. Constitution prohibits the federal government from establishing a particular religious denomination as the state religion. Eventually, this notion…

‘City On A Hill’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

‘City On A Hill’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – March, 2021 Showtime’s ‘City ON A Hill’ is a gritty crime drama set against the backdrop of 1990’s Boston and stars Kevin Bacon as wayward FBI Agent…

Crime Plummets in the Valley ~ Lawrence, Haverhill See Major Reduction In Crime

Crime Plummets in the Valley ~ Lawrence, Haverhill See Major Reduction In Crime

  By: Eric Spagnoli LAWRENCE While it has long had the reputation as a crime plagued city, Lawrence Police say crime in Lawrence has decreased 32% overall in 2020. This…

KANE’S CORNER – Bullied Breed Rescue

KANE’S CORNER – Bullied Breed Rescue

  Kane put on his thinking cap so he could pay special attention to what president Kelly Burns and Tommy the Pitt Bull Terrier had to say about their nonprofit…

‘Lori from Lowell’ Just Another Partisan Politician

‘Lori from Lowell’ Just Another Partisan Politician

By: Brian Genest – Feb, 2021 Remember when Lori Trahan was running for Congress in 2018? She’d probably like you to forget. Back then, the story was she wasn’t like…

Valley Patriot Celebrating 17 Years – and Counting ~ Valley Patriot Editorial (03/21) -

Valley Patriot Celebrating 17 Years – and Counting ~ Valley Patriot Editorial (03/21) -

March, 2021 Seventeen years ago, this month, the very first Valley Patriot rolled off the printing press at Graphic Development in Hanover, Massachusetts. We remember the predictions of local politicians…

Annual Events Showcase Town Spirit in Dracut

Annual Events Showcase Town Spirit in Dracut

By: Brian Genest – Feb. 2021 Do you know someone in Dracut who deserves to be recognized for their service? Now’s the time to make it happen: nominations for this…

‘Cobra Kai’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

‘Cobra Kai’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – Feb. 2021 In 2018, the original cast members of the iconic 1984 film ‘The Karate Kid’ reunited for the revival series ‘Cobra Kai.’ What resulted was…

Kane’s Tour of Clear Path for Veterans New England ~ KANE’S CORNER

Kane’s Tour of Clear Path for Veterans New England ~ KANE’S CORNER

By: Kane – Feb. 2021 Kane felt privileged to tour Clear Path for Veterans New England to learn about the numerous ways the program assists Veterans in building upon their…

Navy Veteran and Arson Investigator, Lawrence Detective Tom Murphy ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Navy Veteran and Arson Investigator, Lawrence Detective Tom Murphy ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy  – Feb, 2021 This is our third US Navy Seabee, who after serving in the Navy, became a police officer. Tom Murphy Jr. is a retired Lawrence…

Governor Baker Must Fire David Ismay Immediately ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, FEB. 2021

Governor Baker Must Fire David Ismay Immediately ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, FEB. 2021

David Ismay, Governor Baker’s Undersecretary for Climate Change, told a group of Vermont climate extremists that in order for Massachusetts residents to lower carbon emissions the state needs to “break…

Happy New Year New-You! ~ YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

Happy New Year New-You! ~ YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – Jan, 2020 Happy New Year everyone, yes that time again when everyone is gearing up with their 2021 New Year’s Resolutions and putting 2020 behind them.…

US Navy Seabee & Boston Police Officer James LaCroix -Valley Patriot of the Month ~ Hero in Our Midst

US Navy Seabee & Boston Police Officer James LaCroix -Valley Patriot of the Month ~ Hero in Our Midst

“A Camping Trip with Automatic Weapons” By: John Cuddy “A camping trip with automatic weapons”, is how Hyde Park native and Boston Police Officer James LaCroix described his service in…

KANE ON THE COUCH ~ Emotionally Exhausted Let’s Talk Mental Health During The Pandemic

KANE ON THE COUCH ~ Emotionally Exhausted  Let’s Talk Mental Health During The Pandemic

Kane turned off the news the other day after watching conflicting information on the Coronavirus that made his jaw feel tense and his mind feel foggy. He was tired from…

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