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Follow the Science and Open Up The Schools ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (11-20)

Follow the Science and Open Up The Schools ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (11-20)

  The science is clear when it comes to the transmission of and effects of COVID-19 on school-aged children. The science shows that 99.99% of kids who get the virus…

Robert Lucas: Boston Braves, Korean War, Chappaquiddick ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROS IN OUR MIDST

Robert Lucas: Boston Braves, Korean War, Chappaquiddick ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROS IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – Oct. 2020 Braintree, Massachusetts native, Robert Lucas, led a very interesting life, from pitching for the Boston Braves Farm system, to serving during the Korean conflict…

‘For All Mankind’ ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

‘For All Mankind’  ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – Oct. 2020 What would the United States space program have been like if Russia landed on the moon before us? What would have been different? How…

The Gloves Are OFF

The Gloves Are OFF

By: Santiago Reyes Cruz After many months of anticipation, the United States public was finally able to see the 1st presidential debate between President Donald Trump & Vice President Joe…

Gen-Z GOP Needs Some Extra TLC

Gen-Z GOP Needs Some Extra TLC

By: Brian Genest – Oct. 2020 Once in a great while, a grassroots political movement emerges and changes our world. Gen Z GOP isn’t one of them. The only thing…

Great Breweries in The Merrimack Valley ~ JOEL’S FOOD & BEER CORNER

Great Breweries in The Merrimack Valley ~ JOEL’S FOOD & BEER CORNER

By: Joel Faretra- Oct. 2020 Hey! After a quick pit stop for surgery, I was glad to get out of the house for this month’s column. Instead of just doing…

Methuen Mayor Perry Announces he Will Seek Second Term

Methuen Mayor Perry Announces he Will Seek Second Term

Oct. 4, 2020 Methuen Mayor Neil Perry announced on the Paying Attention Podcast with Tom Duggan that he will be seeking reelection for a second term next November. With the…

It’s a Two Way Street

It’s a Two Way Street

By: Santiago Reyes Cruz, Jr. – Sept. 2020 For the past few months the Country has continued to witness a nation that is in uproar. Instead of calming tensions and…

Fixing Veterans’ Graves in Haverhill

Fixing Veterans’ Graves in Haverhill

By: Don Jarvis – Sept.2020 Haverhill, Massachusetts, is considered the final resting place for approximately 8,000 veterans. This is believed to go as far back as the American Revolutionary War,…

Eating On The Road Driving To Better Health ~ YOUR HELTH with RICK BELLANTI

Eating On The Road  Driving To Better Health ~ YOUR HELTH with RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – Sept. 2020 With my work as a musician, I find myself driving a lot, to consultations with clients, meeting with venues and traveling to perform events…

Nun Rocks RNC ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Nun Rocks RNC ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Sept. 2020 A Catholic nun stole the show at the Republican National Convention (RNC) last month. The Devil lost a huge battle in his efforts to…

‘Yellowstone’ Delivers A Terrific Season, Dominates Cable Ratings ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

‘Yellowstone’ Delivers A Terrific Season, Dominates Cable Ratings ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – Sept. 2020 The Paramount Network’s flagship show, ‘Yellowstone,’ a modern day western set in Montana, just finished its strong third season with a big cliffhanger, leaving…

Do Your Town’s Politicians Support the Police?

Do Your Town’s Politicians Support the Police?

By: Brian Genest – Sept. 2020 The town of Dracut is in the news—for something positive. The Board of Selectmen stepped up, spoke out and backed the blue. The five…

Business Sectors In Medias Res Coronavirus

Business Sectors In Medias Res Coronavirus

By: Tomas G. Michel The production, distribution, trade and consumption of goods and services changed its modus operandi, as a result of the pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus. A…

Witness at Nuremberg! PFC Joseph Alfred Ducharme US Army Air Corp ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

Witness at Nuremberg! PFC Joseph Alfred Ducharme US Army Air Corp ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – Sept. 2020 PELHAM, NH – An alumnus of Methuen’s Tenney Memorial High, Class of 1945, where he played football and ran track, Joseph Ducharme is a…