Dave Pelletier – A Soldier and His Dog in Vietnam! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Dave Pelletier – A Soldier and His Dog in Vietnam! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – Sept. 2021 US Army Veteran Dave Pelletier is from Salem, New Hampshire, and is now living in Haverhill, Massachusetts. After Dave withdrew from Woodbury High and served a short sentence in a reform school in Manchester, he started working at Superior Shoe. While at Superior, he enlisted in the US Army. […]

ABOVE AND BEYOND ~ Three Local Restaurants Getting it RIGHT While So Many Are Getting it Wrong!

ABOVE AND BEYOND ~ Three Local Restaurants Getting it RIGHT While So Many Are Getting it Wrong!

By: Valley Patriot Restaurant Gurus – May, 2021 Since businesses have reopened from the Coronavirus lockdowns, we have noticed that most of the restaurants we used to love to go to are now just mailing it in. While we understand that service is not going to be as good as it was before the lockdowns […]

Tony Marino, US Navy Pacific Theater – World War II – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Tony Marino, US Navy Pacific Theater – World War II  – VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – April, 2020 PELHAM, NH, New Hampshire’s Tony Marino grew up in Chelsea, Massachusetts. He was an athlete at Chelsea High, graduating with the class of 1940. His wife, Loretta, graduated from the same school with the class of 1944. Tony was attending a family wedding with his mother when the news […]

HOMETOWN HERO: Devon Michael Brantmuller

HOMETOWN HERO: Devon Michael Brantmuller

Devon Michael Brantmuller graduated from Salem, NH, High School on June 12, 2015. He then enlisted in the United States Marines and left for Paris Island (Boot Camp) on November 30, 2015. Brantmuller started as PFC and was promoted to Lance Corporal 1 in November of 2016. He was again promoted to Corporal 1 in […]

Medicare “Buy-In” Proposals Are Another Path Towards Single-Payer Health Care

Medicare “Buy-In” Proposals Are Another Path Towards Single-Payer Health Care

By: Kevin St. James – April, 2019 As we welcome the 2020 presidential contenders to New Hampshire we need to get to know and scrutinize their policy proposals. Early on, Medicare for All became a battle cry for many of the candidates, until it got so many bad headlines that some of the candidates have […]

Keeping Schools Safe ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

Keeping Schools Safe ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

Bu: State Senator Katy Ives – June, 2018 School shootings are becoming too common an occurrence across the country. The discussion of gun control and mental health treatment has surfaced as possible solutions and safety drills are now as common as fire drills. During this surreal time, I’ve had the opportunity to learn about a […]

Community Unites for Isaiah 58 NH’s 5th Annual Charity Benefit

Community Unites for Isaiah 58 NH’s 5th Annual Charity Benefit

Western Rockingham County residents will once again gather in support of Isaiah 58 New Hampshire’s mission to provide food, clothing and shelter for the homeless and housing insecurity on Friday, September 7, 2018. We need your help to reach our goals this year! Four years ago Isaiah 58 NH was launched with a mission to […]

SNHU DISGRACES POLICE AT GRADUATION ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, JUNE 2018

SNHU DISGRACES POLICE AT GRADUATION ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, JUNE 2018

FORCED BOSTON COP TO DISMANTLE WEAPON TO ATTEND GRADUATION  Last month Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan attended the SNHU (Southern New Hampshire University) graduation at the SNHU Center in Manchester NH to watch his daughter get her degree. Upon entering the building he learned that a Boston Police Officer named Brian was attending the graduation in […]

Acadia Insurance Attorney Tries to Remove Reporter from Public Trial

Acadia Insurance Attorney Tries to Remove Reporter from Public Trial

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQHmGYimZAs&t=208s&h=280&w=380]   Last month, The Valley Patriot was present in Hillsborough County Superior Court in NH following the First Amendment trial of Acadia Insurance Company vs. Michael Demers. Ironically, during the trial, Acadia asked a judge to not only throw a member of the press out of a public civil trial in a public building, […]

Two Lawrence Men Among Three Gang Members Charged With Illegal Gun Running

Two Lawrence Men Among Three Gang Members Charged With Illegal Gun Running

State, local and federal law enforcement charged three members of the Latin Gangsta (sic) Disciples with illegal gun running Friday. 26 year old Jose Ilarraza of Newburyport (AKA “Kae-Kae”), Bryan  Torres-Almanzar, (AKA FLEX) 19, of Lawrence, and 22 year old Eric Valentin (AKA Jefe)also of Lawrence were charged with illegally dealing firearms without a license, […]

Opioid Crisis in MA and NH: Death Rate Highest in LAWRENCE

Opioid Crisis in MA and NH: Death Rate Highest in LAWRENCE

  By: Ira Keltz and Quianna Roy The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reports that in 2016 there were 2094 opioid-related overdose deaths in the Commonwealth, which was up a whopping 24% over 2015. In the first 9 months of 2017, there were 932 confirmed opioid-related overdose deaths and the DPH estimates that there will […]

1st Amendment Case in NH Scheduled for November,

1st Amendment Case in NH Scheduled for November,

  The slander and libel trial against Salem, NH resident Michael Demers begins on November 28th in Hillsboro Superior Court. Demers is being sued by Acadia Insurance for slander and defamation after publishing satirical artwork and parodies of their company and company employees on-line. Acadia is seeking to silence Demers who has been spearheading a […]

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