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I Don’t Want a Ceasefire In Gaza

I Don’t Want a Ceasefire In Gaza

By: Forest Rain in Tel Aviv August, 2014 Again we are hearing news of negotiations for a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel. The world media seems jubilant. I am not.…

Methuen Police Chief Solomon on Militarization of Law Enforcement: Defends NEMLEC

Methuen Police Chief Solomon on Militarization of Law Enforcement: Defends NEMLEC

  This is part II of our series on Law Enforcement in Massachusetts Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon appeared on Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan’s radio program (Paying Attention!) on…

PODCAST State Senate Debate with Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives & Jessica Finocchiaro – Paying Attention Radio Program with Tom Duggan (8-16-14)

PODCAST State Senate Debate with Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives & Jessica Finocchiaro – Paying Attention Radio Program with Tom Duggan (8-16-14)

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 on Saturday’s from 10am to noon.…

Who Has the REAL Koch Problem?

Who Has the REAL Koch Problem?

By: Christine Morabito – August, 2014 Psychiatry has a word for the practice of accusing others of something you yourself do. The word is “projection.” According to PsychologyDictionary.org, projection is…

We Stand with Israel, Free Gaza From Hamas ~ Valley Patriot Editorial – August, 2014

We Stand with Israel, Free Gaza From Hamas ~ Valley Patriot Editorial – August, 2014

The Theater of Gaza. For the past few weeks, Israel has been bombing locations in Gaza where the terror group Hamas stores its weaponry and wages war against them. We…

Can You Resist the Devil’s Brew? – THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

Can You Resist the Devil’s Brew? – THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – August, 2014 The theory of evolution suggests that species change in ways that increase their ability to thrive. Biological evolution is generally a slow process…

To Have and To Hold: A Local Wedding in Newburyport On A Budget

To Have and To Hold: A Local Wedding in Newburyport On A Budget

Part 3: Putting Your Ideas To Work By: Rebeccah Pearson Newburyportguide.com Getting engaged to my all time love was the most magical moment of my life, as well as his.…

Don’t blame Massachusetts for New Hampshire’s Leftward Drift

Don’t blame Massachusetts for New Hampshire’s Leftward Drift

By: DJ Bettencourt – July, 2014 In New Hampshire politics there is a widely held but grossly inaccurate myth. For Republican believers in the myth, it is a source of…

Congressional Candidate Ann Wofford on Paying Attention LIVE from the Lowell Folk Festival (7-26-14)

Congressional Candidate Ann Wofford on Paying Attention LIVE from the Lowell Folk Festival (7-26-14)

Paying Attention is hosted by Tom Duggan, Co-host Paul Murano took the day off. The show is produced by Chris Poublon. Paying Attention and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell. CLICK…

Frauds Get Away Free When the Press Fears Asking Questions

Frauds Get Away Free When the Press Fears Asking Questions

By: Bharani Padmanabhan, MD – July, 2014 “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.” – George Orwell Valley Patriot readers read last month about the mind-boggling fraud…

7 Dangerous Apps That Every Parent Needs to Know About ~ A Look Into Some of the Scariest Apps for your Kids

7 Dangerous Apps That Every  Parent Needs to Know About ~ A Look Into Some of the Scariest Apps for your Kids

By: Kristen Peaks – July, 2014 I work in public relations at Cook Children’s. It’s my job to be on social networking sites, peruse the internet and keep up with…

Real Role Models Today ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

Real Role Models Today ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA DEBERNARDO

By: Anna DeBernardo – July, 2014 ​The phrase “skinny as a twig” seems to be one used too often when referring to the majority of celebrities that dominate today’s media.…

State Agencies for Employment Rights

State Agencies for Employment Rights

By: Attorney Timothy Stark – July, 2014 For this month’s article I decided to describe the various Federal and State agencies that enforce employment laws in Massachusetts. I have listed…

Kids and Boredom: The Black Hole of the Electronics Age ~ BABIES AND BRIEFCASES

Kids and Boredom: The Black Hole of the Electronics Age ~ BABIES AND BRIEFCASES

By: Cheryl Hajjar – July, 2014 It was the summer of 1983 and quite often my mother and aunt would haul 4 kids in the car and head to the…

My Emmy Wish List ~ TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

My Emmy Wish List  ~ TV TALK WITH BILL CUSHING

By: Bill Cushing – July, 2014 The Primetime Emmy nominations will be announced on July 10th and every year I like to review the past year in TV and give…