Lawrence Mayor DePeña, City Council President Laplante Meet with White House Officials to Promote Naturalization

Lawrence Mayor DePeña, City Council President Laplante Meet with White House Officials to Promote Naturalization

Lawrence’s Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) Ranks in the Top 10 for Core Based Groups Eligible to Become U.S. Citizens LAWRENCE, MA – Mayor Brian A. DePeña and City Council President Marc Laplante met with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and White House officials to join efforts to mitigate […]

Soldiers’ Home Reform Remains a Top Priority

Soldiers’ Home Reform Remains a Top Priority

By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – June, 2022 In the Massachusetts Legislature, we are continuing to work diligently to bring accountability and reform to our Soldiers’ Homes. Comprehensive reform legislation I filed with Senator Mike Rush (a fellow Veteran) is currently in the final leg of the process. When a very different bill came […]

YE GAY O’LE VALLEY ~ LBGTQ+ Makes Donation to Media Center

YE GAY O’LE VALLEY ~ LBGTQ+ Makes Donation to Media Center

By: Dani Langevin – April, 2022 “If you can see it, you can be it,”- Elizabeth Marvel. Simple words but, so very powerful. Recently the members of the Methuen High School Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) donated $300 to the media center for LGBTQ+ materials, as well as, purchasing a large banner hanging in the high […]

Valley Patriot Readers Donate $4,860 for Special Needs Scholarship Winner Cassie Buonanno

Valley Patriot Readers Donate $4,860 for Special Needs Scholarship Winner Cassie Buonanno

This is the first year The Valley Patriot offered a Special Needs Scholarship as part of the annual BASH! Inspired by former Lawrence High School teacher Phil Glendye who brought the Special Olympics to Lawrence every year and organized the event at the Lawrence Veterans Memorial Stadium. Phil passed away in 2019 prompting Valley Patriot […]

Twins From Gr. Lawrence Tech Receive a Total of $4,570 for College from Valley Patriot Readers

Twins From Gr. Lawrence Tech Receive a Total of $4,570 for College from Valley Patriot Readers

This scholarship was started when (then) Greater Lawrence Tech School Board member Jessica Finocchiaro reminded Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan that he was an alum of the GLTS after the Valley Patriot had announced the first scholarship for Lawrence High School in 2012. Now a city councilor in Methuen, Finocchiaro was on hand for the […]

Whittier Tech’s Grace Parsons Receives $4,275 Scholarship At Annual BASH!

Whittier Tech’s Grace Parsons Receives $4,275 Scholarship At Annual BASH!

  The Valley Patriot’s Whittier Tech Scholarship was started by Whittier Tech alum Al Veilleux. This year he donated more than $2,500 to this scholarship this year. Flanked by Whittier Tech Superintendent Maureen Lynch, Al Veilleux, State Rep. Lenny Mirra, Haverhill School Committeeman Scott Wood, and her family, Grace Parsons was presented with a check […]

Haverhill High Student Takes Home $4,300 from Valley Patriot Readers at Annual Charity BASH

Haverhill High Student Takes Home $4,300 from  Valley Patriot Readers at Annual Charity BASH

Haverhill High School Senior Maxwell Bourque received two scholarships and a check in the amount of $4,300 at the Valley Patriot’s 18th Anniversary BASH Scholarship and Award Night. Bourque took home a $1,000 scholarship from the New England Police Benevolent Association (Thanks to Jerry Flynn and the board) kicking off the first annual Dan Strange […]

Methuen High’s Briana Tratchenberg Receives $3,775 Scholarship At Annual BASH!

Methuen High’s Briana Tratchenberg Receives $3,775 Scholarship At Annual BASH!

The Valley Patriot BASH Scholarship and Award night supporters donated $3,775 to Briana Tratchenberg of Methuen. Flanked by her family, Methuen School Committee member Jana Zanni Pesce and Methuen City Councilor Eunice Zeigler, and former councilor Ryan Hamilton, Tratchenberg was presented a check by Valley Patriot publisher, Tom Duggan. The scholarship was started this year […]

If You Don’t Agree with Me You Are A Nazi! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (3-22)

If You Don’t Agree with Me You Are A Nazi! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (3-22)

03-22 In the link below you will read a column by Valley Patriot columnist Dani Langevin. COLUMN HERE Langevin is a left-wing teacher in the Methuen Public Schools who went on an angry rant because of our editorial last month. That editorial called out her school system for trying to remove Valentine’s Day and replace […]

YE GAY OL’E VALLEY: Let the Kids Do What They Want?

YE GAY OL’E VALLEY: Let the Kids Do What They Want?

By: Dani Langevin – March,  2022 Last month someone wrote an editorial about public schools interfering in the socialization of students. I’m having a hard time understanding what this person is talking about and the point of their whining. The writer asked the question, “Why can’t our school leaders just back off and let kids […]

Greater Lawrence Tech. Student from Lawrence Nominated as U.S. Presidential Scholar

Greater Lawrence Tech. Student from Lawrence Nominated as U.S. Presidential Scholar

ANDOVER – Superintendent John Lavoie is pleased to announce that a Greater Lawrence Technical School student has been nominated as a U.S. Presidential Scholar. Lourdes Luna Ceballos, a senior from Lawrence, studies Medical Assisting. Ceballos is a certified medical assistant and will continue her education by entering the psychology field with hopes of becoming a […]

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