Salisbury Town Officials Change their Story on Cost of Sewer Project, Told Federal Judge Cost was $80M

Salisbury Town Officials Change their Story on Cost of Sewer Project, Told Federal Judge Cost was $80M

By: Tom Duggan – November, 2013 Condon and Knowles now seem to be backing the Tomaselli sisters’ claim that the project cost was not $80M On October 7, 2013 the Salisbury Board of Selectmen held a meeting where the “$80 Million Lie” was discussed. The Tomaselli sisters of Salisbury have long contended that the total […]

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 […]

Jack Garvin – US Army, Massachusetts State Police ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

Jack Garvin – US Army, Massachusetts State Police ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: John Cuddy – March, 2021 North Andover’s Jack Garvin graduated from North Andover High, where he played football and captained the track team. He also served on the student council. Later, he attended Northern Essex Community College. After graduating from Northern Essex, he was drafted into the US Army, during the Vietnam War. He completed […]

Newspaper Raises $15K in Scholarship Donations for Local Students

Newspaper Raises $15K in Scholarship Donations for Local Students

  August 11, 2020 Each year The Valley Patriot newspaper holds a charity BASH Scholarship and Award Night in the third week of March. This year’s BASH was cancelled less than a week before the event but the BASH committee decided to hold an event at the podcast studio (Studio21 Podcast Cafe) for all the […]

Major Ronald Santagati, US Air Force: Korean and Vietnam Wars ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

Major Ronald Santagati, US Air Force: Korean and Vietnam Wars ~ VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST

By: John Cuddy – Feb. 2020 Raised in Lawrence, Massachusetts, Ronald Santagati is now living in Salem, New Hampshire with his wife (and high school sweetheart) Joan, to whom he has been married to for nearly sixty-five years. During our Saturday morning meeting over coffee and Tripoli cookies in his kitchen, we started with a […]

Fiscal Year 2018 State Budget Update ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Fiscal Year 2018 State Budget Update ~ IN  YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

  By: Senator Katy Ives – August, 2018 The Massachusetts Legislature recently passed a $41.88 billion state budget for FY19 and directs a $367 million deposit into the Stabilization Fund, to ensure our state’s fiscal health and protect Massachusetts’ future. It also prioritizes our cities and towns, education, and those most in need of help […]