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My Work on This Year’s Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIANA DIZOGLIO

My Work on This Year’s Budget ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIANA DIZOGLIO

June, 2019 Hello Valley Patriot Readers, After a spirited week of debate, the Massachusetts State Senate has delivered a state budget for the 2020 Fiscal Year. The budget will now…

Lawrence’s Angus MacPherson, Two Wars and Forty Years of Naval Service! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Lawrence’s Angus MacPherson, Two Wars and Forty Years of Naval Service! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

  By John Cuddy – June, 2019 Lawrence’s Angus MacPherson, better known as Mac, was originally from South Boston with fond memories of growing up there and especially of hanging…

Dracut Republican Town Committee Marches into History

Dracut Republican Town Committee Marches into History

By; Brian Genest – June, 2019 A new chapter in Dracut history can be added to the books. For the first time, the Dracut Republican Town Committee (DRTC) marched in…

Methuen Councilors Lie About Union St. Project ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (June, 2019)

Methuen Councilors Lie About Union St. Project  ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (June, 2019)

Last week, the Methuen City Council had the chance to beautify a collapsing piece of public property on Union St., costing city taxpayers absolutely nothing. The state was willing to…

Public Libraries, Our Biggest Assets ~ TEEN TALK with ABBY

Public Libraries, Our Biggest Assets ~ TEEN TALK with ABBY

By Abby Junkvorian -May, 2019 As the time approaches for cities and towns to begin publishing and voting on their budgets, many fail to consider one of their town’s biggest…

Are Most Young People a Lost Cause, or Just Lost? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Are Most Young People a Lost Cause, or Just Lost? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – May, 2019 Although my social media posts, website blurbs, and newspaper articles pull no punches in articulating my personal take on important issues, my teaching style…

House Passes Balanced Budget Funds Key Merrimack Valley Programs

House Passes Balanced Budget Funds Key Merrimack Valley Programs

  By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – May, 2019 The Massachusetts House of Representatives voted to approve $42.7 billion budget for the state’s upcoming fiscal year. The budget includes…

You Are a Bad Person!

You Are a Bad Person!

By: Duncan Burns – May, 2019 You’re a bad person. You’re also a bad American. You simply do not know what’s good for you or this country. That is the…

A Million Lawsuits Are Coming, And About Time Too

A Million Lawsuits Are Coming, And About Time Too

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – May, 2019 And so it ends, with a whimper rather than the expected bang of a hundred billion dollar squeeze. Even before the lucre has been…

The Importance of Sleep in Your Diet ~YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

The Importance of Sleep in Your Diet ~YOUR HEALTH with RICK BELLANTI

By: Rick Bellanti – May, 2019 Lack of sleep in your life can for sure make you miserable, cranky and over tired the next day. In the long run, skimping…

Which Streaming Service Is Right For You? ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

Which Streaming Service Is Right For You? ~ TV TALK with BILL CUSHING

  By: Billy Cushing – May, 2019 Are you someone who would like to subscribe to a streaming service but you’re not sure which one is the best? Or which…

MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL: Honoring 6 American military Heroes Killed in Action ~ VALLEY PATRIOTS OF THE MONTH

MEMORIAL DAY SPECIAL: Honoring 6 American military Heroes Killed in Action ~ VALLEY PATRIOTS OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – May, 2019 Memorial Day does not belong to the Republicans, the Democrats, or any elected official. It is not intended for honoring the men and women…

My Commitment to Education ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

My Commitment to Education ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Dear Valley Patriot Readers, As you read this, there is one conversation that is taking place in every city and town across the Commonwealth; it is a conversation that is…

Freedom of Speech in Dracut? “Oh, please…”

Freedom of Speech in Dracut?  “Oh, please…”

By: Brian Genest – May 2019 Some things are worth fighting for. Freedom of speech is one of them. Sadly, you have to fight for it every single day in…

Free Speech Does Not Stop at the School House Doors – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (5-19)

Free Speech Does Not Stop at the School House Doors – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (5-19)

For too long, public education officials in this country have been bullying students in the classroom with impunity, preaching their political opinions as fact, and punishing students who do not…