Defendants Pay $4.25 Million Settlement for Restoring Natural Resources at Industri-plex Superfund Site in Woburn

Defendants Pay $4.25 Million Settlement for Restoring Natural Resources at Industri-plex Superfund Site in Woburn

  BOSTON – State and federal officials have received a $4.25 million settlement from the Pharmacia Corporation and Bayer CropScience Inc. for damages to natural resources at the Industri-plex Superfund site in Woburn, Mass. Contaminants from this site significantly impacted resources in the Aberjona River and the surrounding watershed.  “With this settlement, we can fund a […]

Support the “Get Jack Better” Fund

By: Debbie Quinn – February 2013 On January 16, 2013 Jack Trottier, a 17 year old Tyngsboro High School student, was snowboarding in his friend’s backyard when the unthinkable happened; he fell after going off a two foot jump and landed the wrong way. Jack was transported to Children’s Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery […]

What a Man Can Be He Must Be – (Motivation)

What a Man Can Be  He Must Be – (Motivation)

By: Motivational Speaker Jeff Katz – February 2013 As a child, my Dad once shared with me that there are things you do simply because they are the right thing to do. You’re not looking for a trophy or certificate. Your soul, he said, will be made richer for having taken the right path. You’ll […]

Looking Back – Christmas at Fenway

  By Shawn Hansen – February 2013 As Thanksgiving fell on November 22nd this past year and Christmas took place on December 25th as it does every year, the holiday known to be, “The most wonderful time of the year,” by Andy Williams came early to Red Sox fans as Christmas at Fenway took place […]

Red Sox Start with Low Expectations

By Mark Behan – February 23, 2013 “Blessed is he who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” ― Alexander Pope From 1959 to 1966 the Boston Red Sox were, um, losers – as they did not post a winning record during that eight-year span.  In fact the 1965 team lost a league-worst 100 […]

A First Hand Account of Westford’s Selectman Meeting on Banning Guns

In an effort to break through the white noise of news media bias, The Valley Patriot accepts first hand accounts of local events to give our readers a chance to see things through the eyes of the people who are there.   By Paul Boulanger –  February 22,, 2013 An Email from Massachusetts Firearm School […]

Dog of the Month: Henry

PUPPYLOVE WITH KATE WHITNEY   By PuppyGirl Kate Whitney – February 2013 Woof! I’m Henry….Before I got the name Henry, I was known as #211 at the county pound. I am super friendly with people and other dogs. I am a sweetie. They think I am a Shepherd mix and about 1.5years old. I am […]

Austin Prep.’s Girls Varsity Hockey Heats Up

February 2013 READING – Austin Preparatory School’s Girls Varsity Hockey season is heating up, thanks to the leadership of new Head Coach Stephanie Wood. The team has worked its way back into the top 10 and is on the verge of potentially ending a two-year postseason drought. Wood is currently the Women’s Director of the […]

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (Topic Media Lies and propaganda) Feb 16, 2013

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (Topic Media Lies and propaganda) Feb 16, 2013

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked about the lies and incompetence of today’s American news media as evidenced by the cop killer story of Christopher Dorner. The Eagle Tribune’s bogus Lantigua story, the Valley Patriot’s 9th anniversary, public records law and Senator […]

Northern Essex Hoops Team Winning On and Off the Court

  By: Mark Behan – February 15, 2013  Wilfredo Andujar is married with four children. He works the night shift at Joe’s Crab Shack in Methuen. He attends Northern Essex Community College. The 30-year-old Lawrence resident also plays forward on the men’s basketball team.  In the season finale, an 83-59 win over Holyoke, Andujar was […]

Rafferty Fired, Rehired as North Andover Football Coach

By: Mark Behan – High School Sports Reporter – February 15, 2013 He’s back! And we are not talking Arnold Schwarzenegger and his next Terminator movie. John Rafferty is back as North Andover High’s head football coach – nearly two weeks after being fired by Principal Dr. Carla Scuzzarella and Athletic Director Jon Longley on […]

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