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. […]

Correction Officers’ Union Exposes Stabbing at Middleton Prison

Correction Officers’ Union Exposes Stabbing at Middleton Prison

AN OPEN LETTER FROM THE ESSEX COUNTY CORRECTIONAL OFFICERS UNION I am contacting you on behalf of the Essex County Correctional Officers Association (ECCOA), the union that represents correctional officers and sergeants employed by the Essex County Sheriff’s Department, including at the Middleton Jail. As you know, on Saturday, October 22, 2022, correctional officers in […]

Illegal Alien, Drug/Gun Dealer Charged with Illegally Re Entering the Country

Illegal Alien, Drug/Gun Dealer Charged with Illegally Re Entering the Country

Defendant previously convicted in 2021 of drug and weapons charges BOSTON – A Dominican man has been charged with illegally reentering the United States after deportation. Jonathan Alcequiez-Sanchez, 35, was charged with one count of unlawful reentry of a deported alien. Alcequiez-Sanchez is currently in the custody of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement […]

Methuen Youth Center Among Pet Projects Funded by the Legislature

Methuen Youth Center Among Pet Projects Funded by the Legislature

11/22 Included in an economic development bill recently passed by the Massachusetts Legislature were several amendments to support projects across the Merrimack Valley. Among the investments secured is funding to support a Methuen Youth and Community Center, with resources for facilities, staffing and programming. State Senator Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen) has made the establishment of a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Will Drivers’ Licenses for Illegal Aliens Give Republicans a Chance in Massachusetts?

Will Drivers’ Licenses for Illegal Aliens Give Republicans a Chance in Massachusetts?

11/5/22 Jim Lyons, head of the Massachusetts Republican Party has a plan to help get republicans elected in the November 8th state elections on Tuesday. Lyons told a group of republican candidates and their supporters at the North Andover VFW last month that he believes his ballot question to stop illegal aliens from getting drivers […]

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 […]

Lowell Housing Authority Creates Supportive Housing for Veterans By Preserving a Historic Home ~ KANE’S CORNER

Lowell Housing Authority Creates Supportive Housing for Veterans By Preserving a Historic Home ~ KANE’S CORNER

  The Adventures of Kane Peaslee – 10/22 Kane has Exciting Breaking News from Lowell Massachusetts! Executive Director Gary Wallace and Assistant Executive Director Adam Garvey of the Lowell Housing Authority report the LHA will Convert the Historic Hadley House, with an original construction date of 1822 to five supportive housing units for Veteran’s. Gary […]

Desiree Daigle of Salisbury Sentenced to 17 Years for Sexually Exploiting an Infant in Her Care

Desiree Daigle of Salisbury Sentenced to 17 Years for Sexually Exploiting an Infant in Her Care

10/24/22 Defendant invited another individual to sexually abuse child together BOSTON – A Salisbury woman was sentenced today to 17 years in prison for the sexual exploitation of an infant. Desiree Daigle, 26, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Chief Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV to 17 years in prison to be followed by five […]

Vote No On Question 4, No One is Above the Law! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (10-22)

Vote No On Question 4, No One is Above the Law! ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (10-22)

Oct. 2022 In their infinite lack of wisdom and common sense, The Massachusetts legislature has voted to give drivers licenses to illegal aliens. The bill they passed also had language in it stating that illegal aliens will also have a right to receive education and health services as well as other government benefits. We all […]

Providing Tax Relief for Massachusetts Residents ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Providing Tax Relief for Massachusetts Residents ~ IN YOUR CORNER  with SENATOR DIZOGLIO

Hello Valley Patriot Readers, Recently, I took to the Senate floor in calling on the Legislature to return to session and resume debate over stalled economic development and tax relief legislation. Specifically, I have urged the Senate and House to suspend Rule 12A, the legislative rule that calls for an end to the formal legislative […]

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