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Methuen School Officers Engage in Residency Checks!

Methuen School Officers Engage in Residency Checks!

By: D.J. Deeb – Feb. 2017 There has been much discussion on social media regarding residency requirements for students attending Methuen schools. Unfortunately, most of the information appearing on these…

Vietnam Veteran Richard Russell – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH – HEROES IN OUR MIDST

Vietnam Veteran Richard Russell – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH – HEROES IN OUR MIDST

By: Beth D’Amato – Feb. 2017 The Valley Patriot is celebrating its 13th year in publication this month! As part of that tribute, we are spotlighting one of our very…

Methuen School Committee Ambush is Unacceptable

Methuen School Committee Ambush is Unacceptable

Last month, the Methuen School Committee went into executive session (a private meeting excluding the public) for the purpose of ambushing School Committee Member Jana DiNatale. Her offense? She dared…

Valley Patriot Newspaper Releases 2017 BASH Program for March 24th

Valley Patriot Newspaper Releases 2017 BASH Program for March 24th

 CLICK TO DOWNLOAD PDF Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best Selling Author, Host of the Paying Attention…

Harold Bazin ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROES IN OUR MIDST

Harold Bazin ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROES IN OUR MIDST

By: Beth D’Amato – Feb. 2017 Herman Leopold Bazin was born May 10, 1925. He is a ninety-one year old WWII veteran. Born and raised in Lawrence, MA, Mr. Bazin…

Health Care Prices

Health Care Prices

By: State Rep. Lenny Mirra – Feb. 2017 Getting your appendix removed can be an expensive thing. This routine surgery costs an average of about $16,000 in the U.S., and…

Liberal Clintonites Don’t Care About Physicians Hounded to Suicide by the Medical Board

Liberal Clintonites Don’t Care About Physicians Hounded to Suicide by the Medical Board

By: Dr. Bharanni Padmanabhan – Feb. 2017 Dr. James D. “Chip” Fenn died at age 59, ten days ago, here in Massachusetts. He had had his license unlawfully suspended by…

The Heart of the Matter: Life and Love Are One ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Heart of the Matter: Life and Love Are One ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Feb. 2017 Each February St. Valentine’s Day confronts us with the notion of love with hearts abounding everywhere. Have you ever wondered why the heart is…

Methuen High: Best Part of the Gay Community ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

Methuen High: Best Part of the Gay Community ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – Feb. 2017 When I came out 23 years ago, I was incredibly insecure, nervous almost to the point of paralysis, and petrified to enter into a…

Lawrence: The City of the Damned Forgotten

Lawrence: The City of  the Damned Forgotten

By: Kathy Runge – Feb. 2017 If you want to see forgotten people, come to Lawrence. They’re easy to spot. Just hunt for the person who seems out of place…

Housing That’s Affordable for First Responders ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

Housing That’s Affordable for First Responders ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

By: Senator Katy Ives – Feb. 2017 As regular readers of this column may know, last session I filed a bill to reduce housing costs for veterans by offering a…

The Protein Debate: Whey vs. Soy ~ GETTING HEALTHY with RICK BELLANTI

The Protein Debate: Whey vs. Soy ~ GETTING HEALTHY with RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – Feb. 2017 It’s no secret that working out and building lean muscle helps you burn fat, thus helping you shed unwanted pounds, but what helps build…

Amazon Scores Again with ‘Sneaky Pete’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

Amazon Scores Again  with ‘Sneaky Pete’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

  By: Bill Cushing – Feb. 2017 “The Truth Is Always Changing”. That’s the tag line for Amazon’s excellent new series ‘Sneaky Pete,’ and it couldn’t be more appropriate. In…

The Big Bopper – In he Groove with Cindy Annis

The Big Bopper – In he Groove with Cindy Annis

By: Cindy Annis – Feb. 2017 The Big Bopper was born on October 24, 1930 in Sabine Pass, Texas. His birth name was Jiles Perry Richardson Jr. Being the son…

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Tax Refund ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOT

5 Ways to Make the  Most of Your Tax Refund ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOT

By: Alex Talcot - Feb. 2017 More than 110 million Americans collected a tax refund – worth an average of just under $3,000 – after filing their 2015 tax returns,…