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Campbell Amendment Requires Hospitals to Report Overdoses to Primary Care Physicians

Campbell Amendment Requires Hospitals to Report Overdoses to Primary Care Physicians

The Massachusetts House of Representatives took a number of important measures in addressing the ongoing opioid abuse crisis in the Commonwealth. The House passed comprehensive legislation that incorporated aspects of…

The Attack on Charlie Baker ~ The Pulse with John MacDonald

The Attack on Charlie Baker ~ The Pulse with John MacDonald

By: John MacDonald – March, 2016 By the time this article is published, Super Tuesday, March 1st will be over. Not only will we know who the Commonwealth of Massachusetts…

So you Think You’re Pro-life? Think Again ~ Beneath the Surface with Paul Murano

So you Think You’re  Pro-life? Think Again ~ Beneath the Surface with Paul Murano

By: Paul Murano – March. 2016 One presidential candidate the other day was accused of being too pro-life. Is that possible? Can a person value human life too much? If…

Seeking Treatment for Addiction at Police Stations

Seeking Treatment for Addiction at Police Stations

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell 2.5.16 I am pleased that the House of Representatives is currently closely reviewing legislation filed by Representative Ann Margaret Ferrante from Gloucester that will…

Methuen High Graduation Moved Back to Nicholson Stadium

Methuen High Graduation Moved  Back to Nicholson Stadium

By: DJ Deeb – March. 2016 The Methuen High School Graduation will not be held at the Tsongas Arena after all. After much lobbying by members of the senior class…

The GOP Needs More William F. Buckley, Less Trump

The GOP Needs More William F. Buckley, Less Trump

By: DJ Bettencourt – March. 2016 At the time of this writing, it marks the eighth anniversary of the passing of the father of modern American conservatism, William F. Buckley.…

El Nino – Weather 101 with Al Kaprielian

El Nino – Weather 101 with Al Kaprielian

By: Al Kaprielian This winter continues to differ greatly from last winter with warmer temperatures and less snow. This winter is an El Nino winter where the cold artic air…

My Sister Was Killed ~ By Jeff Katz

My Sister Was Killed  ~ By Jeff Katz

By: Jeff Katz: March, 2016 I was just putting the finishing touches on my column about the current electoral scene. A helping of Super Tuesday, dash of Trump, sprinkle of Clinton…

Saying Goodbye to a Brother ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

Saying Goodbye to a Brother  ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langevin – March, 2016 On Saturday, February 27, my sister, niece and I met at my brother’s apartment and within three hours dismantled the life that he had…

The Teaching Gene ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

The Teaching Gene ~ Ye Gay Ol’ Valley

By: Dani Langevin – Feb. 2016 Apparently my December column created quite a stir. I discovered that my administration received some unsolicited phone calls. Why wouldn’t those people contact me?…

Valley Patriot Announces Nominees for the 12th Anniversary BASH Scholarship and Award Night

Valley Patriot Announces Nominees for the 12th Anniversary BASH Scholarship and Award Night

The Valley Patriot newspaper has announced the nominees for the 2016 Valley Patriot BASH Awards. Winners will be announced at the Valley Patriot’s 12th Anniversary BASH ceremony on March 25th at the Firefighter’s…

The Valley Patriot Print Edition #149, March 2016 – The 12th Anniversary Edition

The Valley Patriot Print Edition #149, March 2016 – The 12th Anniversary Edition

READ IN FLIP-PAGE PDF VIEWER<<    PDF of MArch, 2016 PDF >> READ ON KINDLE   Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover…

Say NO To Common Core English at Methuen High

Say NO To Common Core  English at Methuen High

By: DJ Deeb – Feb. 2016 There is currently a push being made by some members of the Methuen School District Administration to push members of the Methuen School Committee…

Knowing the Differences Between Physicians, Physician’s Assistants, & Nurse Practitioners

Knowing the Differences Between Physicians, Physician’s Assistants, & Nurse Practitioners

Our center staffs a range of medical experts with varying skills, specialties and levels of expertise. During your visit, you may hear different people introduce themselves as a physician, nurse…

“Migrants” on the Move ~ JEFF KATZ

“Migrants” on the Move ~ JEFF KATZ

By: Jeff Katz – Feb. 2016 Over the past few weeks we’ve seen reports of millions of so called migrants traveling through Europe. Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed hundreds of…