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Methuen Students Learning Technology in Early Grades

Methuen Students Learning Technology in Early Grades

By: D.J. Deeb – January, 2015 Methuen Public Schools is fortunate to have such a strong and proactive Technology Department. At our December School Committee, Director of Instructional Technology Ed…

Paying Attention! w. Tom Duggan: (1-17-15) Guests: State Rep. Colleen Garry, Methuen Cheif Solomon, Lowell Chief Taylor

Paying Attention! w. Tom Duggan: (1-17-15) Guests: State Rep. Colleen Garry, Methuen Cheif Solomon, Lowell Chief Taylor

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 State Representative Colleen Garry (D_Dracut) joined Tom (Paul had the day off) to talk about her proposal to deal…

Video: Pro Police Rally in Lowell, Massachusetts, January 17, 2015

Video: Pro Police Rally in Lowell, Massachusetts, January 17, 2015

Part 1 Part 2   PHOTOS Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying Attention…

Reflecting Back and Moving Massachusetts Forward ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

Reflecting Back and Moving Massachusetts Forward ~ IN YOUR CORNER WITH SENATOR IVES

By: Kathleen O’Connor Ives – January, 2015 In my first legislative session we passed a number of significant laws, including requiring nursing homes, rest homes, or other long term care…

Lawrence Council Puts off Vote vs. Mayor Rivera, Admits They Routinely Violate Open Meeting Law

Lawrence Council Puts off Vote vs. Mayor Rivera, Admits They Routinely Violate Open Meeting Law

NO CONFIDENCE It was a night of dysfunction and shocking revelations Tuesday night as the Lawrence City Council was set to take a vote of “No Confidence” in Lawrence Mayor Dan…

Mass. Police Agencies Offer $10K Reward for Information on “Christmas Eve Bandit”

Mass. Police Agencies Offer $10K Reward for Information on “Christmas Eve Bandit”

ARMED AND DANGEROUS Boston, MASS- The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Massachusetts State Police and the Taunton Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify a bank robber allegedly…

Methuen Students to Take the Stage at Stoneham Theatre ~ Winter Fest 2015

Methuen Students to Take the Stage at Stoneham Theatre ~ Winter Fest 2015

(Stoneham, MA) Two Methuen students will perform on stage at Stoneham Theatre as part of the young company Winter Festival 2015 from January 30–February 8, 2015. the young company offers…

Town Moderators Bill Signed into Law

Town Moderators Bill Signed into Law

Establishes New Process for Postponing Town Meetings Due to Public Safety Emergencies BOSTON – Town Moderators have been given expanded powers to implement safer, alternative methods for postponing Town Meetings…

Green Agenda Casts Aside the Poor and Destitute

Green Agenda Casts Aside the Poor and Destitute

By: Christine Morabito – January, 2015 It’s easy to go green when you don’t have to go hungry. Free from the stress of foraging for food, environmental activists have the…

Podcast of Paying Attetention with Tom Duggan (1-10-14) – Guest: MA Sec. of Veterans Affairs Francisco Urena

Podcast of Paying Attetention with Tom Duggan (1-10-14) – Guest: MA Sec. of Veterans Affairs Francisco Urena

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked with Francisco Urena, newly appointed Secretary of Veterans’Affairs. Other topics: Pro-Police rally on…

VIDEO: Charlie Baker Visits the Robert Frost School in Lawrence Day Before Inaugural

VIDEO: Charlie Baker Visits the Robert Frost School in Lawrence Day Before Inaugural

    Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying Attention TV/Radio Program, lectures…

Mayor Rivera Joins English Works Campaign

Mayor Rivera Joins English Works Campaign

LAWRENCE – The English Works Campaign and the City of Lawrence are pleased to announce that Mayor Dan Rivera has officially signed on to the English Works Campaign, as one more…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL ~ Lantigua Still Controls the Lawrence City Council (Jan. 2015)

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL ~ Lantigua Still Controls the Lawrence City Council (Jan. 2015)

With all of the problems facing the City of Lawrence, the city council is focusing their efforts on protecting political hacks in city hall and attacking Mayor Dan Rivera. Last…

Convicted Felon on Work Release Watching From The Balcony as Deval Patrick Makes his Final Exit

Convicted Felon on Work Release Watching From The Balcony as Deval Patrick Makes his Final Exit

    Jan.  7, 2015 It’s his last day as Governor of Massachusetts and Deval Patrick is making his ceremonial exit from The State House for the last time. He…

What Exactly is “Happiness”

What Exactly is “Happiness”

By: Paul Murano – January, 2015 When the ball dropped in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, I witnessed many people wishing each other the customary “Happy New Year!” I…