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Remembering North Andover Hero, Caitlin Trask

Remembering North Andover Hero, Caitlin Trask

NORTH ANDOVER – Last month, a veterans group called Honor and Remember presented the Honor and Remember flag to goldstar parents Mary and Don Trask of North Andover. Their daughter,…

State Award Moves Veterans Housing Project Forward 

State Award Moves Veterans Housing Project Forward 

The Haverhill non-profit Coalition for a Better Acre has been awarded funds from the state to build 44 units for veterans and families in the old Gerson Building. The Gerson…

PDF of the Print Edition of The Valley Patriot – August, 2017

PDF of the Print Edition of The Valley Patriot – August, 2017

DOWNLOAD OR VIEW THE PDF OF THE AUGUST, 2017 EDITION View in flip page viewer! Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover,…

Boxford PD Blues: PART III: Chief Riter on the Record

Boxford PD Blues: PART III: Chief Riter on the Record

By: Tom Duggan – July. 2017 This is the third part of our series on the changes in the Boxford Police Department. Part I Part II For this segment, we interviewed…

HERO IN OUR MIDST – Joseph Salvatore LaGrasse ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

HERO IN OUR MIDST – Joseph Salvatore LaGrasse ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

  By: Beth D’Amato – July, 2017 NORTH ANDOVER – As far back as the American Revolution, the bravest of men would run onto the battlefields under enemy fire to…

Cornyn, Warren Bill to Ease Requirements on Vets Applying for Commercial Drivers Licenses

Cornyn, Warren Bill to Ease Requirements on Vets Applying for Commercial Drivers Licenses

Read the text of the bill here (PDF) Watch a video about the bill here (YouTube) Washington, DC  — U.S. Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) today released the following statements after bipartisan legislation,…

Heroes In Our Midst ~ SUSAN PIAZZA’S BOOK REVIEWS

Heroes In Our Midst ~ SUSAN PIAZZA’S BOOK REVIEWS

Heroes in Our Midst: From the Pages of The Valley Patriot Copyright © 2017, The Valley Patriot Genre: Nonfiction Softcover: 449 pages includes index Rating: 5 out of 5 Bookmarkers…

James Edward Bradley ~ U.S. Navy, WWII ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROES IN OUR MIDST

James Edward Bradley ~ U.S. Navy, WWII ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HEROES IN OUR MIDST

By: Beth D’Amato – June, 2017 On June 6th 1944, the allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. It’s been documented that this battle was responsible for nearly 210,000…

Senator Warren Legislation Would Support Victims of Terrorism

Senator Warren Legislation Would Support Victims of Terrorism

Legislation Honors Work of Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes, Survivors of the Boston Marathon Bombing and Victim Advocates Bill Text (PDF)VIDEO: Watch Patrick and Jessica share their story Washington, D.C.…

Vets and Veggies by Donnie Jarvis

Vets and Veggies by Donnie Jarvis

By: Donald Jarvis – May, 2017 What started as an idea has now become a reality. The brainchild of 29 year Jake Alexander, ‘Vets and Veggies’ aims to provide help…

Remembering Our Law Enforcement Heroes

Remembering Our Law  Enforcement Heroes

By: Jeff Katz – May, 2017 In 1962, President John F. Kennedy designated May 15th as Peace Officers’ Memorial Day. President Kennedy further designated the week in which that date…

The Valley Patriot Print Edition #163, May-2017

The Valley Patriot Print Edition #163, May-2017

DOWNLOAD PDF HERE  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying Attention TV/Radio Program,…

Iraqi War Hero Julian Jaramillo, USMC – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Iraqi War Hero Julian Jaramillo, USMC – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: Beth D’Amato – April, 2017 Julian Jaramillo was born in Brownsville, Texas on January 31,1972. He comes from a strong military family which is why he says he entered…

Carter, MaGuire Win Valley Patriot Hero Veteran Award

Carter, MaGuire Win Valley Patriot Hero Veteran Award

$1,600 from BASH Proceeds Donated to Veterans for Wheelchairs and Groceries   Each year The Valley Patriot holds a charity BASH on the anniversary of the newspaper’s birth. “I’m so…

Will the Lowell Mayor be Allowed to Snub His Veterans?

Will the Lowell Mayor be Allowed to Snub His Veterans?

By: John MacDonald – April, 2017 Several months ago, the Lowell Veterans Commission was tasked by the Lowell City Council to find a way to recognize Walter Bayliss. Mr. Bayliss…