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Let’s Talk About Food Addiction: with Pennie Hale

Let’s Talk About Food Addiction: with Pennie Hale

  By: Pennie Hale – September, 2012 I recently had an appointment with a doctor. I was due for a physical and as we all know, weight measurement is a…

News from the American Legion

News from the American Legion

  By: John Lenotte – September, 2012 Labor Day has come and gone. Summer has ended and Fall has begun. This month we vote in the primary elections and prepare…

HERO IN OUR MIDST Corporal Philip Cote, USAAF

HERO IN OUR MIDST Corporal Philip Cote, USAAF

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH By: Helen Mooradkanian – September, 2012 Corporal Philip Cote, U.S. Army Air Force—who will celebrate his 96th birthday on October 31—was an eyewitness to history on…

Chang’s TKD Celebrates 10 Years of Community Service

Chang’s TKD Celebrates 10 Years of Community Service

 August, 2012 We did it! Chang’s Taekwondo America is celebrating 10 years of community service in Haverhill as well as 1st year anniversary in Methuen. As a result of this…

Lawrence’s Enterprise Orphanages

Lawrence’s Enterprise Orphanages

  By; Peter Larocque – August, 2o12 That’s right, folks! I said orphanages. Lawrence, the nation’s first planned industrial city; which was once known for its massive mills lining the…

Defining the Machine

  By: Patrick Barron & Christopher Maider – August, 2012 In 2010 America elected a new breed of Congressional and Senatorial Representatives. The idea and the hope was that they would…

Why I Cannot Support Bill Manzi for Senate (opinion)

  By Ken Willette, August, 2012 I have known Bill Manzi since the mid-90s through our volunteer efforts affiliated with the Methuen Arlington Neighborhood and through our respective stints on…

Valley Advocates Lead the Way in Child Protection Legislation

Valley Advocates Lead the Way in Child Protection Legislation

  By; Eva Montabello – July, 2012 For more than a decade several pieces of child protection legislation have been in front of Massachusetts’s leadership, typically dying in the Judiciary…

Why I am Running for State Representative

Why I am Running for State Representative

  By: Kevin Cuff – July, 2012 Nearly forty years ago, my family taught me the values of civic RESPONSIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY. As a member of our hometown School Committee,…

In God We Trust

In God We Trust

  By: Peter Larocque – July, 2012 In case you didn’t know, In God We Trust is the motto of the United States of America and it has been on…

The Road to Beacon Hill is Paved with Mediocre Intentions

  By: Karin Rhoton – June, 2012 Somehow the rhetoric never changes, even though the calendar does. Another year has gone by and still the taxpayers of Massachusetts continue to…

Unelected Bureaucrats

  By: Peter Larocque – June, 2012 I would like to respond to an Editorial entitled, “Bake Sale Band Flap” that was published in the Eagle-Tribune on 5/13/2012. Towards the…

The current state of activism in Lawrence

The current state of activism in Lawrence

  By: Joe D’Amore – June, 2012 The community action movements that swept Lawrence “It’s Your Right” and “Uniting Lawrence” appear to have initated derivative actions that speak to a…

Thank You Frank Incropera

  By: Bob Cuomo – June, 2o12 On May 19, 2012 the Mount Vernon Neighborhood Association had its election of Officers and Trustees. This year for the first time in…

Who is Minding the Store in Methuen?

  By: Ken Willette – June, 2012 I have observed with great dissatisfaction political decisions being considered or enacted by our local leadership in Methuen. With each questionable decision, I…