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Methuen Fire Donates Coats to Families in Need

Methuen Fire Donates Coats to Families in Need

  The Methuen Fire Department and Methuen Firefighters Local 1691 teamed up with Columbia Gas to hand out 88 coats, hats, and gloves to children as part of Operation Warm…

Drive By Shooter on Springfield St in Lawrence Crashes into House, Causes Gas Leak , Several Homes Evacuated

Drive By Shooter on Springfield St in Lawrence Crashes into House, Causes Gas Leak , Several Homes Evacuated

  By: Tom Duggan – Dec. 30, 2017 In the -3 degree cold early Saturday morning, Lawrence Police raced to 34 Springfield Street responding to a call of “shots fired”.…

PRINT EDITION of THE VALLEY PATRIOT, December, 2017 – EDITION #170 – HEROIN RAIL TRAILS

PRINT EDITION of THE VALLEY PATRIOT, December, 2017 – EDITION #170 – HEROIN RAIL TRAILS

DOWNLOAD THE DECEMBER, 2017 EDITION OF THE VALLEY PATRIOT READ ON LINE IN FLIP PAGE VIEWER Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North…

An Exit Interview with Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni ~ Part I

An Exit Interview with Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni ~ Part I

In his last days as Mayor of Methuen, The Valley Patriot sat down with Steve Zanni for an exit interview to see what he thought of his six years as…

iBorrow Provides $5.7 Million Loan for Purchase of Industrial Building in Lawrence

iBorrow Provides $5.7 Million Loan for Purchase of Industrial Building in Lawrence

LOS ANGELES— iBorrow, a private direct lender for commercial real estate, has provided a $5.7 million loan for the purchase of a 559,868-square-foot high-end manufacturing facility that was formerly the Polartec plant.…

Illegal Alien from the Dominican Gets 11 Years in Prison, $7M Fine for Identity Theft & Refund Fraud in LAWRENCE

Illegal Alien from the Dominican Gets 11 Years in Prison, $7M Fine for Identity Theft & Refund Fraud in LAWRENCE

Cashed More Than $7 Million in Fraudulently Obtained IRS Refund Checks  WASHINGTON — A illegal alien who had been twice deported and sentenced for re-entry to the US, (Dominican citizen)…

Scolas Restaurant Reborn! 

Scolas Restaurant Reborn! 

  Scola’s Restaurant was originally a deli & sandwich shop from the North End Of Boston (then established in 1991 in Dracut, Massachusetts). Back then, Scola’s started as a deli…

Methuen and Haverhill Police Work to Identify Student Who Threatened to Shoot Up School

Methuen and Haverhill Police Work to Identify Student Who Threatened to Shoot Up School

On Thursday, Methuen Police received a tip from a concerned parent that there was a social media posting threatening to shoot up a school shooting the next day. During the course…

Owners of North Andover Company Plead Guilty in Illegal Gaming Scheme

Owners of North Andover Company Plead Guilty in Illegal Gaming Scheme

Authorities Seized Over $1 Million in Laundered Gambling Proceeds, the Largest Seizure in the History of the Money Laundering Statute SALEM – The owners of a North Andover company have pleaded…

Salisbury Project Violates Grant Restrictions

Salisbury Project Violates Grant Restrictions

How quickly Salisbury officials forget. In 1985, Salisbury officials signed a “U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Sewer Special Grant” condition agreeing “[Salisbury] shall prohibit connections to the sewerage system from any…

Four in Custody After Stolen Car Driver Rams 2 Police Cars, Dangerous Foot Chase

Four in Custody After Stolen Car Driver Rams 2 Police Cars, Dangerous Foot Chase

By: Tom Duggan – Dec. 13, 2017 LAWRENCE – Four men are in custody this morning after leading police on a chase through North Lawrence in a car stolen from…

HOUSING AVAILABLE!

HOUSING AVAILABLE!

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 on media…

We Stand with Turtle Boy Sports ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, Dec. 2017

We Stand with Turtle Boy Sports ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL, Dec. 2017

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL December, 2017 Last month this editorial page highlighted the problem of corporate social media tech-giants (like Facebook and Twitter) censoring political messages their employees don’t agree with.…

MassDEP Fines CIL, Inc. of Lawrence  $18,690 for Hazardous Waste Management and Air Quality Violations 

MassDEP Fines CIL, Inc. of Lawrence  $18,690 for Hazardous Waste Management and Air Quality Violations 

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has penalized CIL, Inc., a metal finishing business in Lawrence, $18,690 for several hazardous waste management and air quality violations. MassDEP…

RAY WILSON ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST-NO MORE, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

RAY WILSON ~ HERO IN OUR MIDST-NO MORE, VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH

By: Tom Duggan – Nov, 2017 Normally this space is reserved for paying tribute to living veterans who have gone off and served our country and then come back to…

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