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God is Not Into Behavior Modification!

God is Not Into Behavior Modification!

By: Peter Larocque – August, 2015  Back in the mid 1970’s, after graduating from High School and entering the work force, I took on a job at a State facility…

Methuen Candidates for City Office Turn in Nomination Papers

Methuen Candidates for City Office Turn in Nomination Papers

By: Tom Duggan – August 4, 2015 In order for any candidate for public office to have their name appear on the ballot at election time, they must get nomination…

So Are You Open Minded or Not ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

So Are You Open Minded or Not ~ TEEN TALK WITH ANA

By: Ana Montserrat DeBernardo – July, 2015 Any well-mannered person living in the twenty-first century is acutely aware that when it comes to small talk, politics and religion are two…

IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

By: Cindy Annis – July, 2015 For those of you who listen to 980WCAP in the evening, you may have noticed a new music show on three nights a week.…

Could We Agree in 2016?

Could We Agree in 2016?

By: John MacDonald – July, 2015 The closer we get to the Presidential election of 2016 it seems the issues that divide us are growing even deeper. Both Democrats and…

An Interview with Gov. Jim Gilmore Homeland Security in the Hometown of a Flying Ace PART II

An Interview with Gov. Jim Gilmore Homeland Security in the Hometown of a Flying Ace PART II

By: Alex Talcott – July, 2015 READ PART I I’ve heard you allude to the possibility that Edward Snowden had an above-top-secret security clearance. Any comments on the theory or…

7th Grade Murder Victim Remembered 30 Years Later with Headstone

7th Grade Murder Victim Remembered 30 Years Later with Headstone

July, 2015 When Christy Rivera and her friend Lisa Henshall called into Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan’s radio show on 980WCAP a few weeks ago, they had no idea the…

Love Loses ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with Paul Murano

Love Loses ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with Paul Murano

By: Paul Murano – July, 2015 The Supreme Court ruling on “same-sex marriage” was met with proclamations of “Love wins” throughout social media. Yet, did love really win? On the…

Concrete Falls From Top Deck of Rt 495 Bridge in Lawrence

Concrete Falls From Top Deck of Rt 495 Bridge in Lawrence

LAWRENCE – Concrete fell from the upper deck of the Rt 495 (S) bridge over the Merrimack River down onto the lower deck of the bridge closing the bridge off to…

Pay Raises For Employees, Pay Cut For Methuen Taxpayers

Pay Raises For Employees, Pay Cut For Methuen Taxpayers

By: Councilor Dan Grayton – July, 2015 After a couple weeks of delay, the council passed the fiscal year 2016 municipal budget on June 29th. The $156 million dollar budget…

Donuts and Life with Jeff Katz

Donuts and Life with Jeff Katz

  By: Jeff Katz – July, 2015 My usual writing ritual involves a hot cup of coffee, extra cream, no sugar in a specific mug. If that coffee is not…

It’s HURRICANE SEASON!!!

It’s HURRICANE SEASON!!!

By: Al Kaprielian – July, 2015 We are now in hurricane season, which runs from June 1st to November 30th in the northern hemisphere. Hurricanes form when the ITCZ (inter…

After Defeat, Lantigua Plans Beacon Hill Agenda (Satire)

After Defeat, Lantigua Plans Beacon Hill Agenda (Satire)

By: DJ Beauregard, Satirist November, 2014 In the days following this year’s elections, former Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua has been preparing to take the oath of office as Lawrence’s new…

Open Your Own Newsroom Today ~ Al Getler

Open Your Own Newsroom Today ~ Al Getler

By: Al Getler – June, 2014 This is the way it once was in cities across the USA. If you had an event or an interesting story occurring for your…

Massachusetts Military: The REAL Disenfranchised

Massachusetts Military: The REAL Disenfranchised

By: Christine Morabito – May, 2014 Despite a federal law intended to fix the injustice, U.S. servicemen and women remain the most disenfranchised group in this country. The Military and…

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