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Senate Funds Narcan Bulk Purchasing to Bring Down Cost for Municipalities ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

Senate Funds Narcan Bulk Purchasing to Bring Down Cost for Municipalities ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

By: State Senator Katy Ives – May, 2018 The State Senate included funding in the Fiscal Year 2018 supplemental budget for the Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Trust Fund, which allows…

Snowflakes Weep Over Cop Killer Photo ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (May, 2018)

Snowflakes Weep Over Cop Killer Photo ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (May, 2018)

Last month John Williams murdered a Somerset County Sheriff’s Department Corporal named Eugene Cole in Norridgewock, Maine. Corporal Cole was a 13-year veteran of the department. His son is also…

What is Truth? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

What is Truth? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – April 2018 The words of Pontius Pilate on Good Friday recorded in John 18:38 echo through the centuries as the fundamental question of skeptical relativism: What…

Five Spices To Spice Up Your Health ~ YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

Five Spices To Spice Up Your Health ~ YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – April, 2018 Over the last year you have seen me write about what foods to stay away from, what foods make you unhealthy and also cause…

My Trip to Israel

My Trip to Israel

By: Peter Larocque – April, 2018 I had the awesome privilege last month of being a part of the TBN, (Trinity Broadcasting Network) Hope & Grace 2018 Israel Tour. I…

Maintaining Financial Stability After a Job Loss – YOUR MONEY with ALEX TALCOTT

Maintaining Financial  Stability After a Job Loss – YOUR MONEY with ALEX TALCOTT

By: Alex Talcott – April, 2018 Finances can be a major source of stress for many Americans, as they strive to balance myriad money priorities. This financial stress is particularly…

Indoor Games ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Indoor Games ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – April, 2018 Without a doubt, cats that are kept indoors live longer than cats that are allowed to roam freely outside. But are these indoor cats…

Amber Alert: Have You Seen the Ordinance Committee?

Amber Alert: Have You Seen the Ordinance Committee?

By: Kathy Runge – April, 2018 The Lawrence Ordinance Committee, consisting of Councilors Reyes, Rodriguez, De La Cruz and Levy, only met twice during the first three months of this…

WWII, U.S. Army Air Corps. – Sgt. Peter D’Ambrosio – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST

WWII, U.S. Army Air Corps. – Sgt. Peter D’Ambrosio –  VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST

By John Cuddy – April, 2018 Meeting this American Hero at Mary Ann’s Diner in Derry, NH on a Saturday morning, I was amazed at how quickly and confidently he…

Steven Bochco (1943-2018) ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

Steven Bochco (1943-2018) ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – April, 2018 On April 1, legendary TV producer-creator-writer Steven Bochco passed away from Leukemia at the age of 74. The legacy he left behind cannot be…

President Trump was Right About Lawrence ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (4-18)

President Trump was Right About Lawrence ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (4-18)

Last month, President Trump accurately pointed out that because the City of Lawrence is considered a “sanctuary city” it attracts criminals who are here illegally, because they know they won’t…

Phil Thibault Can’t Just Walk Away Now ~ DRACUT TODAY

Phil Thibault Can’t  Just Walk Away Now ~ DRACUT TODAY

By: Brian Genest – April, 2018 There’s nothing more swamp-like than Dracut politics. Our town keeps living up to its reputation for local politics that is personal and putrid. The current…

The #MeToo Mob Scene – Movement Without A Cause

The #MeToo Mob Scene – Movement Without A Cause

By: Aliana Brodmann E. von Richthofen On the first day of my job at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute I came across a woman clearing out her cubicle in observable humiliation as…

Sen. Donoghue – A Showcase of Solutions Looking for a Problem

Sen. Donoghue – A Showcase of Solutions Looking for a Problem

By: John MacDonald – March, 2018 When will Senator Donoghue work on and support bills that really matter to the people of the 1st Middlesex? Donoghue’s latest proposed bill that…

Sam Cooke PART I ~ IN THE GROOVE with CINDY ANNIS

Sam Cooke PART I ~ IN THE GROOVE with CINDY ANNIS

By: Cindy Annis – March, 2018 I hope you enjoyed Buddy Holly last month. Now that he is done I can start thinking about “The Day the Music Died!” This…