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A Leader in the Corner Office – Jeff Katz

A Leader in the Corner Office – Jeff Katz

By: Jeff Katz – February, 2014 Somehow, some way we made it through a massive blizzard without once seeing Andrea Cabral or her waving fan. I don’t how we did…

Our Toxic Relationship with Wind Power

Our Toxic Relationship with Wind Power

By: Christine Morabito – February, 2015 If clean, safe and efficient energy is to be our standard, then why use wind power at all? When we examine the entire process,…

Podcast of Paying Attention (2-7-15) – Media Lies About Catholics, Bobby “The Brawler” and MORE

Podcast of Paying Attention (2-7-15) – Media Lies About Catholics, Bobby “The Brawler” and MORE

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 Tom and Paul started the show off talking about the”Christian Right” as described by the news media given…

2014 Year-End Housing Report: Local Home Prices Increased in All Categories in Merrimack Valley for the 2nd Straight Year

2014 Year-End Housing Report: Local Home Prices Increased in All Categories in Merrimack Valley for the 2nd Straight Year

Single-Family Volume and Prices Had a Strong Fourth Quarter   (MERRIMACK & NASHOBA VALLEYS) — The Northeast Association of REALTORS® (NEAR) reported today that the combined sales of single-family homes…

Governor Baker, Mayor Rivera Announce $95K to Make Intersections Safer

Governor Baker, Mayor Rivera Announce $95K to Make Intersections Safer

February 5, 2015, Lawrence, MA- Governor Charlie Baker, with Mayor Daniel Rivera, Senator Barbara L’Italien, State Representative Marcos Devers, State Representative Frank Moran and State Representative Diana DiZoglio, announced in…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – Mayor Fiorentini Must Act Now on Police Station Mold (2-15)

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – Mayor Fiorentini Must Act Now on Police Station Mold (2-15)

It seems hard to believe. Since before the Haverhill Police Station was even occupied, concerns were raised about mold and mildew due to substandard construction work. That was in 1999.…

Podcast of Paying Attention w. Tom Duggan (1-31-15) Guests: Tim Imholt, Bob Christakos, and Phil Decologero

Podcast of Paying Attention w. Tom Duggan (1-31-15) Guests: Tim Imholt, Bob Christakos, and Phil Decologero

  DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 Tom and Paul started the show off with a call from former State Rep. Candidate Phil DeCologero  who…

American Legion Notes for the New Year

American Legion Notes  for the New Year

Hard to believe another year has come and gone. Time again for our New Year’s resolutions. Hopefully I can stick with most of them! Some are the usual ones: lose…

O’Connor Ives to Serve as Senate Chair of Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses

O’Connor Ives to Serve as Senate Chair of Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses

Last week, State Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives was appointed as the Senate Chair of the Joint Committee on Community Development and Small Businesses.  “This is a great opportunity to oversee meaningful…

$6.6M. Haverhill Police Station Fraud – Unhealthy Work Conditions

$6.6M. Haverhill Police Station Fraud – Unhealthy Work Conditions

By: Tom Duggan – January, 2014 Haverhill Police Officers say they are not only putting their safety at risk while out doing their jobs protecting the public, but also while…

Lawrence City Council Power Trip Censors Rebroadcast of Meetings

Lawrence City Council Power Trip  Censors Rebroadcast of Meetings

By: Katy Runge – January, 2015  Happy New Year to all of The Valley Patriot readers! If you missed the City Council meeting of December 16 you should watch it…

Methuen Students Learning Technology in Early Grades

Methuen Students Learning Technology in Early Grades

By: D.J. Deeb – January, 2015 Methuen Public Schools is fortunate to have such a strong and proactive Technology Department. At our December School Committee, Director of Instructional Technology Ed…

Video: Pro Police Rally in Lowell, Massachusetts, January 17, 2015

Video: Pro Police Rally in Lowell, Massachusetts, January 17, 2015

Part 1 Part 2   PHOTOS Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best Selling Author, Host of the Paying…

Reflecting Back and Moving Massachusetts Forward ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Reflecting Back and Moving Massachusetts Forward ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: Kathleen O’Connor Ives – January, 2015 In my first legislative session we passed a number of significant laws, including requiring nursing homes, rest homes, or other long term care…

Town Moderators Bill Signed into Law

Town Moderators Bill Signed into Law

Establishes New Process for Postponing Town Meetings Due to Public Safety Emergencies BOSTON – Town Moderators have been given expanded powers to implement safer, alternative methods for postponing Town Meetings…