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October 2022

Keep Space for Peace vigil at Raytheon, Oct. 6

September 2022

The Bread and Roses festival was held indoors due to heavy rain.


August 2022

The photographer liked the clouds behind Carolyn
See the article in the Andover Townsman

July 2022

Our table at the Lowell folk festival could not have a roof (rules), but we survived very well.

June 2022 We celebrated 12 more countries having ratified the TPNW, the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, total now 66,
May 2022 Members contributed to the Veterans for Peace Memorial Day commemoration at Boston Common.

Masood and Allan joined with church representatives and MAPA meeting with Rep. Moulton's office.

April 2022

We talked about the celebration of the life of Jim Todd, three days before our meeting. We were moved by this witness of Jim's family and friends.

Phil made several great new signs for the Raytheon vigil.

Boryana participated at the Good Friday vigil in Reading to abolish the death penalty.
March 2022
  Members attended MAPA demonstrations before and after the invasion of Ukraine, urging diplomacy, not military escalation.
February 2022
  Several MAPA members joined us for two of the Raytheon vigils, so both times there were 14 participants holding signs and giving out leaflets to Raytheon employees, encouraging them to become 'whistleblowers.' many actually took the leaflets. An Andover Patch article included a photo of the sign, "Raytheon - good people, bad products" which replicates one of Arthur Brien's original signs
January 2022
  We changed the Thursday morning Vigil at Raytheon to 2:15 pm, when a long stream of employees is leaving the facility.


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Merrimack Valley People for Peace meets monthly, on the fourth Tuesday,
at 7:30 pm,
at North Parish Church, North Andover.

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            P.O. Box 573
            North Andover, MA 01845

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