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Valley Patriot Doggie Columnist Tracey Zysk Receives National Award from Pet Sitters International (PSI) 2013 Platinum PAW Award

Valley Patriot Doggie Columnist Tracey Zysk Receives National Award from Pet Sitters International (PSI) 2013 Platinum PAW Award

  Valley Patriot doggie columnist Tracey Zysk o North Andover, owner of Wiggles & Jiggles Pet Care in North Andover, Mass., has won a national award by Pet Sitter’s International for promoting…

Let’s Talk About Food … Addiction with Pennie Hale

Let’s Talk About Food … Addiction with Pennie Hale

By: Pennie Hale – February, 2014 Have you ever taken a food addiction quiz? Are you concerned enough about your eating habits and/or weight that you spent time searching for…

The American Legion and Dealing with the VA

The American Legion and Dealing with the VA

By: John Lenotte – March, 2014 As we start to turn the corner to Spring (I HOPE!!) members of the American Legion and other veterans service organizations look to arrive…

Bettencourt’s Retirement Marks the End of an Era on the Field and in The Classroom

Bettencourt’s Retirement Marks the End  of an Era on the Field and in The Classroom

D.J. Bettencourt While this special 10th Anniversary edition of The Valley Patriot represents a wonderful accomplishment for this publication, it also represents a personal milestone for the Bettencourt family. This…

NIMBYS – The Empty Chair Show – By Phil Lahey

NIMBYS – The Empty Chair Show – By Phil Lahey

By: Phi Lahey – March, 2014 For those of you who don’t know what that stands for, it means “Not in My Backyard”. Lately there has been much media attention…

The Six Elements of the Massachusetts Way of Justice

Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – March, 2014 Every year on Women’s Day (March 8th) we remember the women who inspired us with their innate decency and courage. This year I give…

A Timely Collection of Beauty Captured in Photography at Sweethaven Studio in Newburyport

A Timely Collection of Beauty Captured in Photography at Sweethaven Studio in Newburyport

  By: Rebeccah Pearson – April, 2014 Sweethaven Studio is the dream of Greg Nikas, and specializes in portraits of families, children, and high school senior portraits located in downtown…

Three Reasons Why You May Not Have Felt Better on a Gluten-Free Diet – Dr. Jin Sung

Three Reasons Why You May Not Have  Felt Better on a Gluten-Free Diet – Dr. Jin Sung

By: Dr. Jin Sung – April, 2014 With all the buzz on how Gluten can cause so many chronic symptoms, many patients I consult with have tried a Gluten Free…

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, April 12, 2014

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, April 12, 2014

Paying Attention is produced by Chris Poublon and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul discussed contraception…

Defamation in the Workplace ~ Atty. Timothy Stark

Defamation in the Workplace ~ Atty. Timothy Stark

Defamation often occurs from statements made by an employer about an employee. Written defamation is libel and oral defamation is slander. In order to be considered legally defamatory a statement…

Community Support For Local Business Start-Ups – Babies and Briefcases

Community Support For Local Business Start-Ups – Babies and Briefcases

By: Cheryl Hajjar – March, 2014 So you have an idea for a venture and everyone always tells you to go on Shark Tank. You’re feeling empowered and think you…

How Hypnotherapy Can Improve Your Lifestyle – by Jerry Valley

How Hypnotherapy Can Improve Your Lifestyle – by Jerry Valley

By: Jerry Valley – March, 2014 This month the Valley Patriot welcomes world famous hypnotist Jerry Valley as an exclusive monthly columnist on hypnosis. When a person watches a good,…

Billerica Selectmen Accomando and Gagliardi Support Censorship

Billerica Selectmen Accomando and Gagliardi Support Censorship

By: Scott MacDonald – April 2014 On Monday March 19th, five Billerica selectmen candidates met for a final videotaped debate before the April 5th election. The debate touched on many…

Colon Cancer Awareness Month – By Dr. Frank

Colon Cancer Awareness Month – By Dr. Frank

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – March 2014 Forget for a minute, the ongoing debate over national health care, and the endless shouting that never seems to persuade anyone to think…

Lowell’s Window to the World

Lowell’s Window to the World

By: John MacDonald – March, 2014 Anyone who knows even a little about economic development realizes that a downtown represents what is interpreted as the city or town’s window to…

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