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Source of Waste being Dumped into Shawsheen Traced Back to Local Businesses

Source of Waste being Dumped into Shawsheen Traced Back to Local Businesses

February, 2011 Valley Patriot readers will recall that last summer, residents living near the Shawsheen River reported the smell of raw sewage and a foul, cloudy discharge coming from a…

DiNuccio; Take Chief out of Civil Service

DiNuccio; Take Chief out of Civil Service

An Interview with Mayoral candidate Al DiNuccio: what he will do as your next Mayor By: Tom Duggan – February, 2011 Former candidate for mayor and state representative Al DiNuccio…

Haverhill Chooses Jim Scully to head schools

Haverhill Chooses Jim Scully to head schools

SCULLY RETURNS!     By: Tom Duggan – February, 2011 When Lawrence School Superintendent Jim Scully was fired by the School Committee back in 1997, the injustices were numerous. He…

A Review of Mayor Willie Lantigua’s First Year in Office

A Review of Mayor Willie Lantigua’s First Year in Office

Corruption, Law Breaking, And No Solutions for Troubled City PAYING ATTENTION WITH TOM DUGGAN   By: TOM DUGGAN, FEBRUARY 8, 2011 Well, the Willie Lantigua administration celebrated it’s one year…

… and We’re STILL Waiting for an Apology

… and We’re STILL Waiting for an Apology

Greater Boston Tea Party President Demands Apology   By: Christine Morabito, February, 2011 The Tea Party and conservative talk radio survived another unwarranted character assault after last month’s horrific shooting rampage in…

New Superintendent Jim Scully on the record

New Superintendent Jim Scully on the record

Scully talks of his departure from Lawrence in 1998, the challenges Haverhill faces and the controversy on his salary   By: Tom Duggan – February, 2011   Former Lawrence School…

Lawrence Fire Chief Murphy exposes treatment of Firefighters by Mayor Lantigua

Lawrence Fire Chief Murphy exposes treatment of Firefighters by Mayor Lantigua

Fire Chief Resigns at Council Meeting, opposes taking job out of Civil Service… Council Backs Mayor By: Tom Duggan, February, 2011 After months of personal attacks and shoddy treatment by…

An Exclusive Interview with North Andover Selectman Tracy Watson

An Exclusive Interview with North Andover Selectman Tracy Watson

By: Tom Duggan, February, 2011 North Andover Selectman Tracy Watson was interviewed by Valley Patriot owner Tom Duggan on the Paying Attention! Radio Program on WHAV radio (WHAV.NET) which airs…

Our Biggest Enemy Is Timidity

We Must Halt Run Away Deficit Spending … NOW!  THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – February, 2011 In my article last month (“It’s Time to Take Out…

The Day The Mask Slipped Off The American News Media

The Day The Mask Slipped Off The American News Media

By: Jeff Katz – February, 2011 The last few weeks have provided an interesting look into the minds of many Americans. Start with the shooting of Arizona Congressman Gabby Giffords.…

Public Information Belongs to US!

Freedom of Information Laws MUST be Respected Valley Patriot Editorial February 5, 2011 Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua seems to think he owns the City of Lawrence. Since taking office in…