Helicopters Over Lowell ~ KANE’S KORNER

Helicopters Over Lowell ~ KANE’S KORNER

Keeping the Lowell Community Positively Informed and Connected Why is there a Helicopter over Lowell? On the evening of Monday November 27th, a post circulated on the 4.2k member Facebook page Helicopters Over Lowell asking for pet supplies and carriers for the occupants of senior housing being evacuated due to a water main break in […]

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! ~ By State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You! ~ By State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – 12/22 It has been such a privilege to represent you these past sixteen years as your State Representative. My approach to governing is to focus on common sense solutions to challenges that we face in state and local government. While often being in the middle of our extreme […]

GLTS Students Creating Hardware for International Space Station

GLTS Students Creating Hardware for International Space Station

ANDOVER – Superintendent John Lavoie is pleased to share that Greater Lawrence Technical School students will see their work launched into space aboard the International Space Station. The students are part of HUNCH (High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware), an instructional partnership between NASA and local school districts. Students are tasked with […]

Psychological Center in Lawrence Recognizes Chief of Staff Virginia Gomez for 20 Years of Service

Psychological Center in Lawrence Recognizes Chief of Staff Virginia Gomez for 20 Years of Service

LAWRENCE — Chief Executive Officer Carina Pappalardo would like to recognize Chief of Staff Virginia Gomez for 20 years of service and caring she has provided to The Psychological Center and its guests. Gomez joined The Psychological Center as a receptionist in September of 2002, and has learned from her coworkers, grown, and advanced through […]

State Funding on the Way for Local Priorities

State Funding on the Way for Local Priorities

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – 09-22 The Massachusetts Legislature finalized major pieces of legislation before formal sessions ended – including several billion-dollar funding bills that will bring significant funding to the Merrimack Valley. I was proud to secure earmarks in these bills for important projects in the district. Economic Development & Tax Relief: […]

HEROES IN OUR MIDST, Valley Patriot of the Month – Dracut’s New VSO; US Army Veteran David Campisano

HEROES IN OUR MIDST, Valley Patriot of the Month – Dracut’s New VSO; US Army Veteran David Campisano

  By: John Cuddy – 07-22 Dracut’s newly hired, Veterans Services Officer, David Campisano joined the US Army in 2001, serving in light infantry units until 2016. David trained as an Infantryman, military occupational specialty IIB. He also qualified as an Army Ranger in 2009. Ranger training is voluntary and is one of the most […]

GOP Candidate for MA Governor Chris Doughty: Pay Teachers More, More Local Aid for Homeless, Addicted

GOP Candidate for MA Governor Chris Doughty: Pay Teachers More, More Local Aid for Homeless, Addicted

Wrentham native, Chris Doughty, is a candidate for the republican primary for Massachusetts Governor. He appeared on the Paying Attention Podcast with Tom Duggan last month to talk about his views on running the state. To watch the video, visit the Valley Patriot Facebook page or listen on iHeartRadio, iTunes, or GooglePlay. To watch video […]

Lazy River Fires up Craft Cannabis Cultivation ~ EYE ON DRACUT

Lazy River Fires up Craft Cannabis Cultivation ~ EYE ON DRACUT

  By: Brian Genest – April, 2022 Don’t be fooled by the company name. At Lazy River Products in Dracut, there’s a strong current of ongoing activity, focused on both the growth of quality cannabis and the blooming business. From retail sales and cultivation to R&D and wholesaling, things are on fire at the company […]

PRIDEStar EMS Paramedics Honored by City of Haverhill for Reviving Resident

PRIDEStar EMS Paramedics Honored by City of Haverhill for Reviving Resident

LOWELL – PRIDEStar EMS is proud to share that two paramedics from its Trinity EMS Division were honored by the Haverhill City Council on Tuesday night for reviving a Haverhill resident. The Haverhill City Council and Mayor James J. Fiorentini presented Paramedics Samantha Kuenzler and Bobby Thorne with a certificate recognizing their quick response and […]

M.V. Food Bank – Feeding Families Since 1991

M.V. Food Bank – Feeding Families Since 1991

  By: Kane Peaslee Merrimack Valley Food Bank is a 501c-3 Regional Food Distribution Center in Lowell, Massachusetts that provides nutritious food and freedom from hunger to the low income, homeless and the hungry. The MVFB distributes food to many of the local food pantrys, senior citizen complexes, shelters, school department, and group homes in […]

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