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THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX – Are Statist Leftists Allies of Radical Islam?

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX – Are Statist Leftists Allies of Radical Islam?

By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – May 2013 The world has long had wars between good and evil. Those who share the ideals of our Founding Fathers can usually spot which…

BABIES AND BRIEFCASES: Can’t Hold Us Down

BABIES AND BRIEFCASES: Can’t Hold Us Down

  By: Cheryl Hajjar – May, 2013 As I listen to my Ipod, I hear Christina Aguilera’s voice reciting “Nobody’s gonna hold us down, nobody’s gonna hold us down “,…

Once Moderate on Taxes, Campbell Now Sticks it to State Tax Payers

Once Moderate on Taxes, Campbell Now Sticks it to State Tax Payers

  By D.J. Deeb – May, 2013 After 10 hours of debate on the evening of Monday, April 8, 2013, the Massachusetts State House of Representatives voted 97-55 to increase…

Knights capture Region XXI, advance to World Series

Knights capture Region XXI, advance to World Series

By: Mark Behan May – 2013 This was supposed to be a rebuilding year for the Northern Essex Community College baseball team. After all, the Knights were coming off a magic…

New School Math: Spend $4M to Save $40k? Article 19 North Andover Town Meeting Vote Expected May 21

By: Clare Donegan NORTH ANDOVER: Town Meeting voters are considering a $4M expenditure involving 16 municipal buildings, including 8 schools. If the contract is awarded to AMERESCO the $40k study…

LeapFrog Group Ratings Are Bought and Paid For

LeapFrog Group Ratings Are Bought and Paid For

  By: Dr. Padmanabhan – May 2013 This is the first of a series of occasional columns on medical corruption, an issue that affects us all. Readers of the Valley Patriot…

Muslim Terrorism Hits Boston

Muslim Terrorism Hits Boston

  By: Jeff Katz – May, 2013 Just in case anyone needed a reminder that we are still a nation at war, they should have gotten that message loud and…

EDITORIAL: The Fleecing of Taxpayers – Ultimate Power, No Transparency, No Outrage in Lawrence

EDITORIAL: The Fleecing of Taxpayers – Ultimate Power, No Transparency, No Outrage in Lawrence

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL MAY, 2013   The corruption and the fleecing of the state taxpayers by Lawrence officials is staggering, and we believe the biggest scandal going on in the…

Conservative Fallacy: The Wedge that Binds

Conservative Fallacy: The Wedge that Binds

  By: Christine Morabito, President of the Gr. Boston Tea Party We have seen our worst enemies, and they are among us. The Tea Party will not survive without a…

Lawrence Man Charged with Extortion and Illegal Firearm Possession

Lawrence Man Charged with Extortion and Illegal Firearm Possession

From the U.S. Attorney’s Office BOSTON—Felix Paulino, 35, of Lawrence was indicted on charges of interstate extortionate threats and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition. On…

Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Duggan Delivers Some Tough Love to the Tea Party and Conservatives

Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Duggan Delivers Some Tough Love to the Tea Party and Conservatives

Video of Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Duggan delivering some tough love to the Tea Party and Conservatives Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in…

McVeigh and Tildsley retire; Dunham leads Striders

McVeigh and Tildsley retire; Dunham leads Striders

By: Mark Behan – May 2013 After a combined 70 years of coaching and 875 wins between them, two Lions of the Winter have retired. Longtime Andover High School girls’…

Methuen Police Arrest High School Student on Terrorism Charges

Methuen Police Arrest High School Student on Terrorism Charges

One of Cameron D’Ambrosio’ s Youtube videos   By: Tom Duggan – May 1, 2013 Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon told The Valley Patriot this afternoon that Carmen D’Ambrosio sent…

Have Your Shoelaces Become Chains?

Have Your Shoelaces Become Chains?

  By: Jeff Katz, Motivational Speaker – April 2013 So, we’ve all heard the suggestion that you need to work hard in order to achieve something. Just when we all…

Lowell City Councilor Rita Mercier Offers a Lesson About Civility and Democracy

Lowell City Councilor Rita Mercier Offers a Lesson About Civility and Democracy

By: George Deluca – (Lowell2020.com) April 2013 On Tuesday night, about 100 people crammed into the Lowell City Council Chambers to participate in a discussion about a motion to clear…