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Auditor Bump Touts Her Office’s Work to Modernize Government Services

Auditor Bump Touts Her Office’s Work to Modernize Government Services

BOSTON, MA — State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today testified before the Joint Committee on Ways and Means in support of her budget request, where she highlighted the work her…

Methuen School Committee Holds Illegal Meeting, Ambushes DiNatale

Methuen School Committee Holds Illegal Meeting, Ambushes DiNatale

By Tom Duggan – March, 2017 On January 23rd, the Methuen School Committee went into an executive session, (a meeting where the public is excluded) claiming they were going to…

Merrimack College Honors Navy Veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa

Merrimack College Honors Navy Veteran of Iraq, Afghanistan, Africa

  Merrimack College honored a veteran of the Global War on Terror, and father of a Merrimack student, at the Jan. 7th home hockey game against Cornell. Navy Reserve Lt.…

Methuen High: Best Part of the Gay Community ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

Methuen High: Best Part of the Gay Community ~ YE GAY OL’ VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – Feb. 2017 When I came out 23 years ago, I was incredibly insecure, nervous almost to the point of paralysis, and petrified to enter into a…

Senators Ask Justice Dept. to Uphold Existing Policy on State Marijuana Laws

Senators Ask Justice Dept. to Uphold Existing Policy on State Marijuana Laws

Letter Expresses Concern Regarding Recent Remarks by Sean Spicer on Federal Enforcement Full text of the letter available here (PDF) Washington, D.C. - A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators, including Senators Elizabeth…

Signs of Hope from “Belvidere” Residents for a Cawley Stadium High School

Signs of Hope from “Belvidere” Residents  for a Cawley Stadium High School

By: John MacDonald – Feb. 2017 Is the new Facebook public group called “New High School at Cawley Stadium” a sign that there are cracks in the Belvidere “Clark Road…

House Members Under Tight Deadlines to File Legislation for New Session

House Members Under Tight Deadlines to File Legislation for New Session

  By: Linda Dean Campbell – Feb. 2017 The deadline for filing and co-sponsoring legislation guaranteed to receive a public hearing occurs a few weeks after the session starts. While…

North Andover Police Officers, Firefighter of the Year

North Andover Police Officers, Firefighter of the Year

Each year the Lawrence Exchange Club bestows their highest public safety awards to Police Officers, Firefighters and EMTs in Andover, Lawrence, and North Andover. Last month, The Exchange Club held…

Akamai Uses Tax Breaks to Hire H1B Foreign Workers

Akamai Uses Tax Breaks to Hire H1B Foreign Workers

By Duncan Burns – Feb. 2017 Now that The Presidential Election is over, and Donald Trump has since been elected President, the controversies surrounding his platform while he was running…

Cut All Funding for Lawrence, The Sanctuary City ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Jan, 2017)

Cut All Funding for Lawrence, The Sanctuary City ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Jan, 2017)

As a municipality, the City of Lawrence does not collect enough in local property taxes to pay for even half the cost of fire, police, schools, and other essential services.…

Print Edition of The February, 2017 Valley Patriot,

Print Edition of The February, 2017 Valley Patriot,

READ THE FEBRUARY 2017, VALLEY PATRIOT  Read in Flip Page Viewer Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a #1 Best…

Local Veterans Honored in New Book “Heroes in Our Midst” ~ From The Pages of The Valley Patriot

Local Veterans Honored in New Book “Heroes in Our Midst” ~ From The Pages of The Valley Patriot

BUY NOW  Each month since March of 2004, The Valley Patriot newspaper has published a front page story about the bravery and dedication of a local veteran called “Valley Patriot…

Northern Essex’s Fall 2016 Dean’s List Announced

Northern Essex’s Fall 2016 Dean’s List Announced

Dr. William Heineman, vice president of academic and students affairs, Northern Essex Community College, is pleased to announce the appointment of students to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016…

Massachusetts Senate Opposes Trump’s National Security Measures

Massachusetts Senate Opposes Trump’s National Security Measures

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed a resolution Thursday to condemn the recent Executive Order issued by President Donald J. Trump which bars entry to the United States for…

48% of Doctors Would Let You Suffer to Please State Medical Board

48% of Doctors Would Let You Suffer to Please State Medical Board

  By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – January, 2017 Medscape and other medically-oriented web organizations periodically conduct surveys of physicians nation-wide on various topics such as physician burnout, compensation, best places…