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Volunteering in Andover For the Holidays

Volunteering in Andover For the Holidays

  By: Anne Knowles  - December, 2012 Christmas 2012 is coming. This year many of us are facing a coming year with an uncertain future. But this is the season…

150 Years after The Emancipation Proclamation … Slavery Re-introduced into the U.S.

150 Years after The Emancipation Proclamation … Slavery Re-introduced into the U.S.

  By: Dr.Charles Ormsby – December, 2012 On September 22, 1862 President Lincoln used the news from Antietam (fought on September 17, 1862) to announce his proclamation freeing the slaves…

Making $100K a year is now the New “Rich”

Making $100K a year is now the New “Rich”

By: Christine Morabito – December, 2012 When they came for the millionaires and billionaires I did not speak out because I was neither a millionaire nor billionaire. Now they are…

Are We a Society of Men or of Laws? It Matters

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL December 2012 A society run by the whims of men and unfettered by laws can imprison you without cause or due process. It can steal your property…

Jew Hatred …The More Things Change …

Jew Hatred …The More Things Change …

  By: Jeff Katz 0 December, 2012 In the 1800’s French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr proclaimed “plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose.” The phrase means “the more things…

Chief Solomon on The Paying Attention! Radio Program (full show), December 15, 2012

Chief Solomon on The Paying Attention! Radio Program (full show), December 15, 2012

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO Hour 1: CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO Hour 2: Today Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon called in to talk about the Columbine-type shooting that was prevented at…

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Lantigua, Santiago, The Kennedy’s and MORE

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford – Lantigua, Santiago, The Kennedy’s and MORE

By: Ronnie Ford – December 2012 Jose Santiago and Willy Lantigua used to be as close as two bugs in a rug. Then came the split and now they are…

State Senators Initiate Investigation into The Holy Family Hospital

State Senators Initiate Investigation into The Holy Family Hospital

    After a November 13th meeting at The State House with State Senate Minority Leader Bruce Tarr and representatives from Will Brownsberger’s office and the Department of Health, a…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – November, 2012

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – November, 2012

FROM THE PAGES OF VALLEY PATRIOT PUBLISHER, TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK November, 2012   PANTS ON FIRE AWARD – Of all the candidates telling all the lies they could this election…

Termination Hearing for Lawrence Firefighter Tim Atwood

Termination Hearing for Lawrence Firefighter Tim Atwood

  PREVIOUS STORY Lantigua Takes Medical Benefits, Will Terminate Hero Firefighter   Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former…

Video & Photos – 2012 North Andover Santa Parade

Video & Photos – 2012 North Andover Santa Parade

Photo Gallery of Santa Parade               Video by Tom Duggan Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North…

Plan Ahead for Your Pets When Traveling, Unexpected Inclement Weather

Plan Ahead for Your Pets When Traveling, Unexpected Inclement Weather

By: Tracey Zysk, Doggie Columnist – November, 2012 Traveling for the holidays? Leaving your pets in the care of family, friends or a pet care service? Or if you are…

Random Thoughts with Ronnie Ford

  By; Ronnie Ford  - November, 2012 My good friend Steve Zanni, duly authorized and sworn in as Mayor of Methuen, is finding himself in little battles here and there.…

That 47% Was Not Far Off

  By: Ralph Wilbur – November, 2012 Well, I guess the outcome of the election proves that Romney was right about that 47 percent. Perhaps it is even more. It…

The Priorities of America’s Youngest Voters

The Priorities of America’s Youngest Voters

  By: Zack Murray, November 2012 By the time this column is printed, we will know who was elected into office. 2012 has marked a stunning surge in young voters,…