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Lawrence’s Enterprise Orphanages

Lawrence’s Enterprise Orphanages

  By; Peter Larocque – August, 2o12 That’s right, folks! I said orphanages. Lawrence, the nation’s first planned industrial city; which was once known for its massive mills lining the…

Defining the Machine

  By: Patrick Barron & Christopher Maider – August, 2012 In 2010 America elected a new breed of Congressional and Senatorial Representatives. The idea and the hope was that they would…

Why I Cannot Support Bill Manzi for Senate (opinion)

  By Ken Willette, August, 2012 I have known Bill Manzi since the mid-90s through our volunteer efforts affiliated with the Methuen Arlington Neighborhood and through our respective stints on…

Valley Advocates Lead the Way in Child Protection Legislation

Valley Advocates Lead the Way in Child Protection Legislation

  By; Eva Montabello – July, 2012 For more than a decade several pieces of child protection legislation have been in front of Massachusetts’s leadership, typically dying in the Judiciary…

Is Contraception Health Care?

Is Contraception Health Care?

By: Paul Murano Now that the Supreme Court has struck down the individual mandate as unconstitutional and in effect declared Obamacare to be the largest tax is U.S. History, the…

Rumbo Readers Complain of Censorship, Personal Attacks

Rumbo Readers Complain of Censorship, Personal Attacks

  By: Tom Duggan – July, 2012 Several readers ofThe Valley Patriot who also read the Bi-Lingual newspaper in Lawrence called “Rumbo” contacted the Valley Patriot last month complaining that…

An Update on the Groveland Bridge

An Update on the Groveland Bridge

  By: Joe D’Amore - July, 2012 As part of a new public access TV program called Groveland Chronicles I devoted a portion of the first episode to the building of…

Roberts Ruling Reflux: Tortured Logic

Roberts Ruling Reflux: Tortured Logic

By: Jeff Katz As I sit down to write this, it is a little more than one week since the Supreme Court of the United States handed down their decision…

Haverhill Board of Health Disgraces our Freedoms

Haverhill Board of Health Disgraces our Freedoms

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL    July, 2012 This month we had written a 500 word editorial on our views concerning the Haverhill Board of Health’s move to ban smoking in private…

Gay Independence Day

Gay Independence Day

  By, Dani Langevin, Lesbian Columnist – July, 2012 This month, as we do every July here in America, we celebrate Independence Day. It is on this day over 230…

Why I am Running for State Representative

Why I am Running for State Representative

  By: Kevin Cuff – July, 2012 Nearly forty years ago, my family taught me the values of civic RESPONSIBILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY. As a member of our hometown School Committee,…

Morabito: Voter Fraud in Lawrence, We Are All “Disenfranchised” Now!

Morabito: Voter Fraud in Lawrence, We Are All “Disenfranchised” Now!

  By: Christine Morabito, Greater Boston Tea Party – July, 2012 It’s a simple question: Do we care enough about fair elections to demand them? Or, do we remain silent…

Are you Constipated?

Are you Constipated?

  Dr. Jin Sung – July, 2012 Constipation is a very common problem, but fortunately is one that can usually be easily remedied with lifestyle changes. Ironically, one of the…

In God We Trust

In God We Trust

  By: Peter Larocque – July, 2012 In case you didn’t know, In God We Trust is the motto of the United States of America and it has been on…

“They’re Back” A new year, a new school, a new tax

“They’re Back” A new year, a new school, a new tax

GEORGETOWN TODAY     By: Lawrence “Lonnie” Brennan – July, 2012 Family matters have kept me consumed these past few months, and several folks either sent e-mails or called asking…