EDITORIAL: Ballot Questions: Charter Schools, Marijuana, Animals, Slot Parlors

EDITORIAL: Ballot Questions: Charter Schools, Marijuana, Animals, Slot Parlors

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL¬† OCTOBER 2016 There are four ballot questions Massachusetts voters will be asked to decide on Election Day. Here are our recommendations. VOTE YES ON QUESTION #1: Voters are asked in question #1 whether or not to expand the amount of slot gambling parlors in Massachusetts from one to two. We believe in […]

Bipartisan Legislation Passed, But Tough Issues Ahead

Bipartisan Legislation Passed, But Tough Issues Ahead

By: State Re. Linda Dean Campbell – April, 2016 Recently, we saw the bipartisan approval by the Massachusetts House of a bill to fund local municipal road and bridge repair. Additionally, Governor Baker has requested more money for local bridge repair, which will require an additional appropriation. As a member of the Committee on Ways […]

A One on One Interview with Superintendent-Receiver Jeff Riley – PART 1

A One on One Interview with Superintendent-Receiver Jeff Riley – PART 1

  October, 2013 – Valley Patriot Publisher Tom Duggan sat down with Lawrence Superintendent/Receiver Jeff Riley of the Lawrence Public Schools for a one on one interview. Riley was appointed Receiver of the Lawrence Public Schools by the Massachusetts Department of Education after an 81 page report detailed the lack of leadership of the Lantigua […]