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Sunlight is the Best Disinfectant ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Sunlight is the Best Disinfectant ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Hello Valley Patriot Readers, Since the start of this legislative session, I have filed dozens of bills that seek to make Massachusetts a better place to live and work. On…

Some Bills I Have Filed This Legislative Session – By Rep. Linda Dean Campbell

Some Bills I Have Filed  This Legislative Session – By Rep. Linda Dean Campbell

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Feb. 2019 I have filed a number of bills this session to address issues important to the residents of the Merrimack Valley and…

Is Your Body (and mind) Ready for a Sugar Intervention? ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

Is Your Body (and mind) Ready for a Sugar Intervention? ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – Feb. 2019 Sugar is one of the leading contributors to obesity and people that consume more sugar are more likely to be overweight or obese. For…

Why Isn’t ‘Economic Development’ Benefitting Dracut Taxpayers?

Why Isn’t ‘Economic Development’ Benefitting Dracut Taxpayers?

By: Brian Genest – Feb. 2019 Here we go in Dracut, again. Town Manager Jim Duggan is getting a pay raise, again. Homeowners are getting higher property taxes, again. “Economic…

Tom Dugga’s Notebook Feb. 2019

Tom Dugga’s Notebook Feb. 2019

IG REPORT HAS TONS OF ERRORS…. LIKELY, MAYBE, KIND OF One thing that popped out at me while digesting the IG report on corruption in Methuen was the fact that…

102-year-old Tony Zukas, US Army, World War II ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

102-year-old Tony Zukas, US Army, World War II ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – Feb. 2019 Haverhill’s Anthony J “Tony” Zukas lived at Haverhill Crossing on Amesbury Road near Northern Essex Community College when I interviewed him. The students at…

Bill’s TV Talk Mailbag ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

Bill’s TV Talk Mailbag ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – Feb. 2019 From time to time, my column will feature questions asked by readers regarding the world of TV. Feel free to email me with any…

Abortion Up to Birth: Does it Matter? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAULMURANO

Abortion Up to Birth: Does it Matter? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAULMURANO

In order to prepare for the possibility that Roe vs. Wade be overturned within this presidency, the states of New York, Virginia, Vermont, and others have been attempting to legalize…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (2/19)~ IG Report Blames Methuen Council, Mayors, Not Police

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (2/19)~ IG Report Blames Methuen Council, Mayors, Not Police

Feb. 2019 The Inspector General’s report on the approval of the Methuen Superior Officers’ contract was scathing and eye opening to those who have not been paying attention to Methuen…

Message from the MA Judiciary: You’re on Your Own!

Message from the MA Judiciary:  You’re on Your Own!

By: Aliana Brodmann E. von Richthofen, Feb. 2019 Whoever held out hope that Massachusetts would ultimately come through as a constitutional state had to finally give in. After a three year…

Like A Predator, Putin Pounced While Obama Slept

Like A Predator, Putin Pounced While Obama Slept

By: Ken Willette – Feb. 2019 The Left’s unsubstantiated theories on Trump’s cozy relationship with Mother Russia have reached a boiling point. It is as if they haven’t fully recovered…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook (Jan. 2019)

Tom Duggan’s Notebook (Jan. 2019)

VALLEY PATRIOT BASH! – Put April 5th in your calendar now! The Valley Patriot will be holding our 15th Anniversary BASH scholarship and award night at the Firefighter’s Relief In,…

Cat Communication ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

Cat Communication  ~ ROBIN’S KITTY CORNER

By: Robin Desmet – Jan. 2019 Our pets are always communicating with us, whether it is with their eyes, their voices or their body language. Their insistent meows tell us…

Boston’s Own Kitty Genovese Case

Boston’s Own Kitty Genovese Case

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – Jan. 2019 Everyone of a certain age instantly recalls the Kitty Genovese case, the New York Times’ now-timeless tale of city folk who ignored a murder…

A New Year Brings A Clean Slate ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

A New Year Brings A Clean Slate ~ YOUR HEALTH WITH RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – January, 2019 Happy New Year everyone. We made it through another year, whether we stuck to our new year’s resolution last year or not, we are…