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An Excellent City Council Sets a Bad Example ~ THE PULSE

An Excellent City Council  Sets a Bad Example ~ THE PULSE

By: John MacDonald – Oct. 2016 On September 27th, without fanfare or discussion, the Lowell City Council approved raises for themselves and the Lowell School Committee. Currently the City Council…

We Must Stand With Our Police

We Must Stand With Our Police

By: John MacDonald – August, 2016 On Wednesday, July 20th I was honored that my friend, Valley Patriot publisher, Tom Duggan, asked me to speak at the Pro Police Rally…

The Perkins Predicament in Lowell ~ THE PULSE

The Perkins Predicament in Lowell ~ THE PULSE

By: John MacDonald – July, 2016 The reality of UMass Lowell and its significant impact on the City of Lowell has hit hard lately. UMass Lowell recently purchased Perkins Park…

980WCAP’s John MacDonald On The Execution of Police Officers

980WCAP’s John MacDonald On The Execution of Police Officers

Perhaps the best speech at the pro police rally held in Methuen, Massachusetts was by 980WCAP’s John MacDonald who took the gloves off and called out those responsible for the…

Let’s Welcome Home Our Vietnam Veterans

Let’s Welcome Home Our  Vietnam Veterans

By: John MacDonald – June, 2016 Veterans Assisting Veterans (VAV) has decided that the welcome home for our Vietnam Veterans is long overdue. On Saturday, September 17, 2016, VAV has…

They’re Coming to Lowell! Are Syrian “Refugees” A Terrorist Trojan Horse?

They’re Coming to Lowell! Are Syrian “Refugees” A Terrorist Trojan Horse?

  By: John MacDonald – April, 2016 For generations Lowell, Massachusetts has been a city in America that is known to willingly accept immigrants from around the world. Immigrants built…

The Attack on Charlie Baker ~ The Pulse with John MacDonald

The Attack on Charlie Baker ~ The Pulse with John MacDonald

By: John MacDonald – March, 2016 By the time this article is published, Super Tuesday, March 1st will be over. Not only will we know who the Commonwealth of Massachusetts…

Hillbilly

Hillbilly

By: John Macdonald – Jan. 2016 It’s an odd thing when the American entertainment industry blends popular couples by binding their names together. An example would be Brad Pitt and…

Will Trump Prevail?

Will Trump Prevail?

By: John MacDonald – Dec. 2015 The question of whether or not Donald Trump will prevail as the Republican nominee for president or has a chance to run for president…

Don’t Mess with a Local Guy

Don’t Mess with a Local Guy

By: John MacDonald – November 2015 The results of the Lowell City Council and Lowell School Committee elections are in. A message that was loud and clear … don’t mess…

What Did the Preliminary Election Mean in Lowell?

What Did the Preliminary Election Mean in Lowell?

By: John MacDonald – October, 2015 The September 28th Lowell City Council preliminary election brought excitement and interested voters to the polls in droves! Street corners and coffee shops were…

Veterans, Single Mom’s, Elderly and Working Families Are Getting Screwed. Help Stop the Madness!

Veterans, Single Mom’s, Elderly and Working Families Are Getting Screwed. Help Stop the Madness!

By: John MacDonald – September, 2015 America. We are still the greatest nation on earth and who amongst us would ever really want to live anywhere else? However in my…

This Year’s Lowell City Council Race Just Got Exciting!

This Year’s Lowell City Council Race Just Got Exciting!

By: John MacDonald  – August, 2015 Little did anyone suspect that the vote to hire a new Superintendent of Schools in Lowell would have such a profound effect on this…

Could We Agree in 2016?

Could We Agree in 2016?

By: John MacDonald – July, 2015 The closer we get to the Presidential election of 2016 it seems the issues that divide us are growing even deeper. Both Democrats and…

Long Hot Summer in Lowell

Long Hot Summer in Lowell

By: John MacDonald – July, 2015 As summer is upon us in Lowell the hard work of those seeking elected office really begins. The hot summer days for these candidates…

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