Moving Forward with Some Great Programs

Moving Forward with Some Great Programs

By: State Rep. Estela Reyes 3/24 Before I begin, I want to congratulate Tom Duggan and everyone at The Valley Patriot on your impressive achievement of celebrating your 20th Anniversary publishing news for the Merrimack Valley. I’m so excited to have attended the the 20th Anniversary Charity BASH on March 22nd at The Relief’s In […]

Students Deserve to be Educated in Financial Literacy

Students Deserve to be Educated in Financial Literacy

By: State Rep. Ryan Hamilton – 3/24 Congratulations to the Valley Patriot on their 20th anniversary. I appreciate the opportunity they give me every month to inform the residents of Haverhill and Methuen about what is happening on Beacon Hill. As we enter the month of March, I’d like to wish everyone a happy St. […]

A Flurry of Bills Passed By the Massachusetts Senate

A Flurry of Bills Passed By the Massachusetts Senate

By: State Senator Pavel Payano – 03/24 As the warmth of spring approaches, my dedicated team and I are working tirelessly to strengthen community bonds and advance key legislative initiatives. A recent and pivotal highlight was the historic unveiling of Frederick Douglass’s bust in the Massachusetts Senate, symbolizing not only our commitment to justice and equality […]

KANE’S KORNER ~ Meet Lawrence JrROTC Commander Eileen Suarez, 2024 BASH Scholarship Winner

KANE’S KORNER ~ Meet Lawrence JrROTC Commander Eileen Suarez, 2024 BASH Scholarship Winner

  03-24 Kane Peaslee could not believe how energetic and motivated his new friend Commander Eileen Suarez is. Kane says,” It’s impressive how many purposeful tasks Eileen squeezes in each day.” Every morning Kane gets up at 6:00AM but really it’s just to eat, then he goes back to bed. Eileen does not go back […]

Haverhill High School’s JrROTC Cadet Lizet Deferia to Receive the Dan Strange Memorial Scholarship at Annual BASH

Haverhill High School’s JrROTC Cadet Lizet Deferia to Receive the Dan Strange Memorial Scholarship at Annual BASH

2024 Every year The Valley Patriot newspaper hold an annual Charity BASH where we raise money for local students going to college. This year is our 20th Anniversary and we are raising funds for eight high school students in the Merrimack Valley going to college in the fall. The BASH is being held this year […]

2024 Eugene Smith-John Ratka Memorial Scholarship Winner, JrROTC Commander Eileen Suarez (Lawrence High)

2024 Eugene Smith-John Ratka Memorial Scholarship Winner, JrROTC Commander Eileen Suarez (Lawrence High)

EILEEN SUAREZ 2024 Every year The Valley Patriot newspaper hold an annual Charity BASH where we raise money for local students going to college. This year is our 20th Anniversary and we are raising funds for eight high school students in the Merrimack Valley going to college in the fall. The BASH is being held […]

Commitment to Growth and Remembrance in Methuen and Lawrence

Commitment to Growth and Remembrance in Methuen and Lawrence

By: State Rep. Francisco Paulino Dear Residents of Methuen and Lawrence, It is with a heart full of pride that I recount a recent moment of honor and duty. Standing shoulder to shoulder with Methuen’s finest—Ryan Campbell, Adam Marino, Kyle Sheehy, and Liam Sheehy—at their graduation in Stow, Massachusetts, I witnessed the embodiment of courage […]

State Senator Payano ~ Raising the Bar on Education

State Senator Payano ~ Raising the Bar on Education

The Crucial Need to Increase the Dropout Age State Senator Pavel Payano – Nov. 2023 As a State Senator, my commitment to improving education in Massachusetts is unwavering. Senate bill 341, “An Act Relative to Dropout Prevention and Student Recovery,” a pivotal piece of legislation, which I sponsored, aims at reshaping the educational landscape for […]

Historic Compromise: Legislature Approves Comprehensive Tax Relief Package

Historic Compromise: Legislature Approves Comprehensive Tax Relief Package

By: State Senator Pavel Payano 10-23 In a landmark achievement of bipartisan cooperation, the Massachusetts Legislature has reached a historic compromise on a comprehensive tax relief package, and I am proud to have cast my vote in favor of it. This extraordinary effort was a true compromise between Democrats and Republicans and between the Senate and […]

My Efforts to Increase Cultural Funding in the Valley

My Efforts to Increase Cultural Funding in the Valley

By: State Rep. Ryan Hamilton The Merrimack Valley is home to some of our Commonwealth’s finest arts and culture organizations. As the State Representative for Methuen and Haverhill, I can tour many of these historic landmarks and cultural attractions. This month, I want to highlight some of the significant events and projects underway in our […]

1 2 3 44