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SNHU DISGRACES POLICE AT GRADUATION ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, JUNE 2018

SNHU DISGRACES POLICE AT GRADUATION ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, JUNE 2018

FORCED BOSTON COP TO DISMANTLE WEAPON TO ATTEND GRADUATION  Last month Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan attended the SNHU (Southern New Hampshire University) graduation at the SNHU Center in Manchester NH…

A DementiaLive™ Experience at Nichols Village Presented by Right at Home 

A DementiaLive™ Experience at Nichols Village Presented by Right at Home 

GROVELAND – Recently our team facilitated the DementiaLive™ program to nurses, case managers and social workers at Nichols Village Independent Living Community in Groveland, MA. The program consisted of 20…

Bill’s TV Mailbag – TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

Bill’s TV Mailbag – TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – May, 2018 From time to time, my column will feature questions asked by readers regarding the world of TV. Feel free to email me with any…

If You Are Not With The Collective, You Are Disruptive

If You Are Not With The  Collective, You Are Disruptive

By:Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – May, 2018 In April 2018 historians in Prague rediscovered original footage from the notorious Slánský show trial. Said the historians, “One day, when we can make…

Hero in Our Midst, Angelo Dindo ~ The B29 Air Offensive vs. Japan ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

Hero in Our Midst, Angelo Dindo ~ The B29 Air Offensive vs. Japan ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy  – May, 2018 May 28th was Memorial Day. This story is to help start us on our reflections of what that day means to each of us…

Heartbreak ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Heartbreak ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – May, 2018 Losing a kitten is one of the most difficult parts of animal rescue. No matter how much time goes by, you never forget the…

VIDEO – Lawrence Chief: Crime in Lawrence is Significantly Down in 2018

VIDEO – Lawrence Chief: Crime in Lawrence is Significantly Down in 2018

Newly hired Lawrence Police Chief Roy Vasque was a guest on the Paying Attention Podcast to talk about two recent murders in the city, the plummeting crime statistics, and Lawrence…

A Day of Silence at Methuen High ~ YE GAY OL’E VALLEY

A Day of Silence at Methuen High  ~ YE GAY OL’E VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – May, 2018 On April 26, Methuen High School students observed a Day of Silence and have been for a number of years. A Day of Silence…

‘Paying Attention’ to Relationships in the 21st Century ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

‘Paying Attention’ to Relationships in the 21st Century ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – May, 2018 On the last Paying Attention Podcast show with Tom Duggan the topic we discussed was relationships. Tom (editor of the Valley Patriot Newspaper) and…

Methuen School Committeeman Releases Letter to City Council on School Budget/Layoffs

Methuen School Committeeman Releases Letter to City Council on School Budget/Layoffs

Dear Members of the Methuen City Council:   I am very concerned with the dismal state of our current budget in the City of Methuen and with the budget for…

Rep. Colleen Garry Should Blame Herself For Challengers

Rep. Colleen Garry Should Blame Herself For Challengers

By: Brian Genest – May, 2018 Congratulations to State Rep. Colleen Garry (D-Dracut). She has accomplished something that few entrenched Democrat legislators in Massachusetts ever seem to do: draw two…

The Battle of Unequitable Liberty in Massachusetts

The Battle of Unequitable Liberty in Massachusetts

  By: Duncan Burns – May, 2018 As readers know by now, Yarmouth K-9 Police Officer Sean Gannon was murdered by a career criminal. A criminal, whose very nature was…

An Honest Discussion on Guns… I Want to Know

An Honest Discussion on Guns… I Want to Know

By: Joe D’Amore – May, 2018 The Federal Assault Weapon’s Ban (AWB) enacted in 1994, prohibited the manufacturing, for civilian use, a variety of fire-arms loosely categorized as assault weapons,…

Methuen Methuen School Committee Increases Budget a Whopping 13%

Methuen Methuen School Committee Increases Budget a Whopping 13%

By: D.J. Deeb – May, 2018 Members of the Methuen School Committee voted to request that the mayor and School Committee approve a budget of $82.5 million, a 13% increase…

The Problem Everyone Wants to Ignore, The Homeless in Lawrence ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

The Problem Everyone Wants to Ignore, The Homeless in Lawrence  ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

  MAY, 2018 Driving through the City of Lawrence it’s almost impossible not to notice the homeless population, whether they are pan-handling on the corners of the busiest intersections, or…

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