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Councilor Criticizes Lantigua for Racist Policy

Councilor Criticizes Lantigua for Racist Policy

Lawrence Councilor LaPlante says mayor wrong for only putting city job postings in Spanish Language newspapers   By: Tom Duggan, February 2, 2010  Lawrence City Councilor Marc LaPlante took Mayor Willie Lantigua…

Obama holds up arms to Israel, ships to Muslim countries

VALLEY PATRIOT EXCLUSIVE   March, 2010 According to a report last month by The Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, the Obama Administration is blocking an arms deal with Israel.…

Methuen’s Residency Enforcement Policy

  By: Ken Willette – February, 2010 The Methuen School Committee votes every year at a public meeting against offering a school choice program within the district. Therefore, it is…

Lawrence Exchange Club Honors Fire, Police, EMT’s

Lawrence Exchange Club Honors Fire, Police, EMT’s

Lawrence, Andover North Andover Heroes Honored By: Tom Duggan – Febrary, 2010 The Lawrence Exchange Club held their annual Police, Firefighter and EMT of the year awards last night honoring…

Is it Time for a Fiscal Control Board in Lawrence?

Is it Time for a Fiscal Control Board in Lawrence?

Lantigua Incompetence Shows State Should Step in and Take Over By: Bob O’Koniewski – February, 2010 Is it time for Lawrence to have a Finance Control Board? That is the…

Sweeney Pens Letter to Ethics Commission

Sweeney Pens Letter to Ethics Commission

February 4rth, 2010 State Ethics Commission Mr. Scott Cole 1 Ashburton Place Boston, MA 02108 Dear Mr. Cole: I am filing a formal complaint against William Lantigua, Mayor of the…

One Happy Republican

PAYING ATTENTION! WITH TOM DUGGAN By: Tom Duggan – February, 2010  Well, it’s been a while since I last wrote a column under this title, but maybe it was worth…

Brown Gets it! Taxpayers money is not for protecting terrorists!

Valley Patriot Editorial   February, 2010 When it comes to our national security, U.S. Senator Scott Brown gets it. He understands who the enemy is and how to deal with…

Get your Sex on!

Get your Sex on!

Stay At Home Dads By: Pete Baylies – February, 2010   Another source of tension for at-home dads and their working partners is lack of intimacy. While you may have…

Congress Struggles to Create Jobs … Right!

Congress Struggles to Create Jobs … Right!

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – February, 2010 It always amazes me how our Congress seemingly struggles to accomplish something as simple as “creating jobs.” Actually there…

Getting ready for future challenges

  By: Joe Mendonca – February, 2010 The City Manager has begun to reorganize city government. The first change was to replace the Building Commissioner as the beginning of restoring…

Valley Patriot of the Month: Robert “Bob” Ahern

Valley Patriot of the Month: Robert “Bob” Ahern

Hero in Our Midst   By: Terry Crow Mercier – Fbruary, 2010 A hero is often considered to be someone in the forefront of a scenario and highly visible to…

Help us, help you when your pets are on the loose!

  By: Crystal Arnott – January, 2010 Each year thousands of animals go missing and are never reunited with their families. Without proper identification, many of these animals enter shelters…

Baker says Lawrence Bailout must include Receivership

    For the last several weeks radio talk show host Michele McPhee from 96.9 FM talk has made it her personal mission to force Willie Lantigua to resign from…

State to Secure $35M Bailout Loan for Bankrupt Lawrence

State to Secure $35M Bailout Loan for Bankrupt Lawrence

CHAOS in LAWRENCE Fiscal Disaster in Lawrence Could Lead to More Money Pouring into The City of Waste   By: Tom Duggan – February, 2010 If Governor Deval Patrick has…