Lawrence Council Must Not Strip Civil War Veterans Name From Park ~ PAYING ATTENTION!

Lawrence Council Must Not Strip Civil War Veterans Name From Park ~ PAYING ATTENTION!

12/4/22 There is a scheduled vote before the Lawrence City Council on December 6th that will replace the name of the park at South Lawrence’s 5 Corners (where the fountain was located) from “Stockton Park” to “Twomey Park.” Roger Twomey was a former Lawrence City Councilor and was a veteran. He has since passed away. […]

An Insight Into Public Education ~ YE GAY O’LE VALLEY

An Insight Into Public Education ~ YE GAY O’LE VALLEY

By: Dani Langevin – 11/22 I will speak about being an educator in Massachusetts but will share anecdotal stories from teachers in other states, too. It’s extremely important to know that educators in Massachusetts are required to have a master’s degree. We are also required to maintain our license. Every 5 years, we need to […]

Where is the Proof? Give Me Facts ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Where is the Proof?  Give Me Facts ~ THE DOCTOR IS IN!

By: Dr.  Ghassibi – 11/22 Greetings everyone, I have examined and studied Hypnosis, Mindful and Transcendental Meditation and questioned people on Enlightenment. It sounded to me that these pleasant human endeavors are not what I thought they were. I used to think that these were techniques that lead to mystical and almost supernatural states. After […]

Gretchen Smith – US Air Force – Fighting for Homeless Veterans ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Gretchen Smith – US Air Force – Fighting for Homeless Veterans ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – 11/22 Lawrence’s, and the rest of our Merrimack Valley’s Homeless are fed daily by organizations such as the Cor Unum Meal Center, Bread & Roses, Good Shepard Center, and the TMF Organization, all working tirelessly to feed our homeless. Curious to find out how many of our Merrimack Valley (and our […]

Addressing the Burden of Unfunded Mandates on Our Communities ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Addressing the Burden of Unfunded Mandates on Our Communities ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

By: Senator Diana  DiZoglio 0 11-22 Hello Valley Patriot Readers, State assistance is crucial when it comes to supporting the finances of our cities and towns across Massachusetts. Funding for education, general aid and reimbursements support more than a fifth of budgets for our communities and, for some cities and towns, state aid is the […]

PAYING ATTENTION: Mayor Integrity Hires Councilor Jim McCarty’s Brother

PAYING ATTENTION: Mayor Integrity Hires Councilor Jim McCarty’s Brother

  12-22 When Neil Perry was elected Mayor of Methuen three years ago, he promised to put a stop to the nepotism and “good old boy network” in Methuen City Hall. Three years later he has shown he is no different than previous mayors, dolling out city jobs for political advantage. On November 4th he […]

Help Slam the Brakes on Reckless Legislation ~ EYE ON DRACUT

Help Slam the Brakes on Reckless Legislation ~ EYE ON DRACUT

By: Brian Genest – 10/22 The Massachusetts legislature has a reputation for coming up with bad ideas and turning them into law. Giving illegal immigrants state driver’s licenses is the latest one. What could possibly go wrong? Everything! The new law, slated to take effect in July 2023, is one that affects the public safety […]

When Old Habits Don’t Die: An Issue of Stolen Valor for Teresa English?

When Old Habits Don’t Die: An Issue of Stolen Valor for Teresa English?

By: Duncan Burns – 10/22 There’s something about the habits of we military folk. The military teaches and trains us to be methodical from day one. Whether it’s to stand at attention a certain way, the way we should walk, to the way we fold our clothes. This writer still folds and hangs his clothes […]

Some Relief on the Way for MA Taxpayers

Some Relief on the Way for MA Taxpayers

By: Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – 11-22 While we still must pass an economic development package this session, the State Auditor has officially certified last year’s state tax revenues and confirmed that $2.941 billion will be refunded to taxpayers per state law since revenues were exceedingly high. The Baker Administration is responsible for distributing the […]

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