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Health Care at Dept. of Veterans Affairs … What Went Wrong?

Health Care at Dept. of Veterans Affairs … What Went Wrong?

By: Dr. Frank MacMillan – June, 2014 A decorated General resigns, a President is besieged, and a certain Arizona Senator is fit to be tied. Newspapers say the VA is…

Top Ten Tips To Prevent Chronic Lyme Disease

Top Ten Tips To Prevent Chronic Lyme Disease

By: Dr. Jin Sung – June, 2014 Chronic Lyme disease patients may face a long hard fight to wellness. People with chronic Lyme can have many debilitating symptoms, including severe…

In VA Scandal, Granite Staters Bear a Unique Culpability

In VA Scandal, Granite Staters Bear a Unique Culpability

By: D.J. Bettencourt – June, 2014 Those unfamiliar with the Veterans Administration (VA) scandal have undoubtedly still heard of the hullabaloo of political leaders and bureaucrats deflecting blame for the…

Wedding Season in Newburyport II

Wedding Season in Newburyport II

By: Rebeccah Pearson, June, 2014 www.newburyportguide.com To Have and To Hold A Local Wedding in Newburyport On A Budget Part 2: Putting Your Ideas To Work Getting engaged to my…

Who Knew Bowe?

Who Knew Bowe?

By: John MacDonald – June, 2014 It’s a Sunday and it’s sunny. A beautiful day. The family woke up this morning in Rhode Island at our camp after a fun…

New Bylaws for North Andover Residents with More Than Four Dogs

New Bylaws for North Andover  Residents with More Than Four Dogs

By: Tracey Zysk – June, 2014 At this year’s town meeting, the residents of North Andover voted to amend the Town of North Andover General Bylaws by deleting Chapter 88-Dogs,…

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook

Kathy Runge – June, 2014 Hi guys! The Valley Patriot decided to suspend the rules and I’m writing the column this month. Yes folks, it’s as easy as that; suspend…

Recognizing The Merrimack Valley’s Long History of Dedicated Veterans

Recognizing The Merrimack Valley’s Long History of Dedicated Veterans

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives June, 2014 It has been a busy month in the State House, most significantly with the state budget, which the Senate passed on May 22.…

Tom Duggan’s June 2014 Notebook

Tom Duggan’s June 2014 Notebook

EAGLE TRIBUNE WOES The Eagle Tribune is having really hard times these days. Last month they started charging their readers to access their news stories online, for somewhere in the…

Discovering, Not Creating, the Truth about Sex ~ Beneath the Surface with Paul Murano

Discovering, Not Creating, the Truth about Sex ~ Beneath the Surface with Paul Murano

By: Paul Murano – June, 2014  Last month’s May edition of the Valley Patriot included a critique of my April column on the moral question of homosexual acts. (Clarity on…

Marriage Equality Marks 10 Year Anniversary ~Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Marriage Equality Marks 10 Year Anniversary ~Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langevin – June, 2014 Ten years ago last month the wonderfully forward thinking SJC made marriage open and equal to all adult couples that want to spend a…

Podcast of Paying Attention: Topics Buffer Zones, Willie Lantigua, Guest: Doris Rodriguez

Podcast of Paying Attention: Topics Buffer Zones, Willie Lantigua, Guest: Doris Rodriguez

Paying Attention is hosted by Tom Duggan, Co-host Paul Murano and is produced by Chris Poublon. Paying Attention and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell. VIDEO BELOW. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN/DOWNLOAD…

Open Your Own Newsroom Today ~ Al Getler

Open Your Own Newsroom Today ~ Al Getler

By: Al Getler – June, 2014 This is the way it once was in cities across the USA. If you had an event or an interesting story occurring for your…

Real Heroes

Real Heroes

By: Jeff Katz – June, 2014 Memorial Day always reminds me of my favorite veteran, my Dad. While my Dad was long past his active duty days by the time…

Podcast and Video of Paying Attention (6-21-14) Interview with Pavel Payano, Candidate for State Senator

Podcast and Video of Paying Attention (6-21-14) Interview with Pavel Payano, Candidate for State Senator

Paying Attention is hosted by Tom Duggan, Co-host Paul Murano and is produced by Chris Poublon. Paying Attention and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell. VIDEO BELOW. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD…