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VIDEO: Lawrence Superior Officers President Calls for Rolling Back Nightclub Closing Hours to 12am – Mayor Supports Change

VIDEO: Lawrence Superior Officers President Calls for Rolling Back Nightclub Closing Hours to 12am – Mayor Supports Change

By: Tom Duggan – Nov. 19, 2017 After another night of violence and mayhem during last-call at Lawrence nightclubs Friday, Lawrence Superior Officers Union President Scott McNamara has called for the…

Bill Green’s Not So Excellent Adventure ~ Paying Attention with Tom Duggan

Bill Green’s Not So Excellent Adventure ~ Paying Attention with Tom Duggan

  In the mind of fired Lawrence Police Officer Bill Green he is the ultimate victim. Nothing bad that has ever happened to Bill has ever been his fault. Ever.…

Lawrence School Receiver to Resign from Top Education Spot

Lawrence School Receiver to Resign from Top Education Spot

By: Tom Duggan – 11-14-17 Lawrence Superintendent-Receiver Jeff Riley is expected to announce his resignation Wednesday just one week after the reelection of Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera. Riley was appointed…

Lawrence Police Arrest Man For 1st Degree Murder at YMCA

Lawrence Police Arrest Man For 1st Degree Murder at YMCA

Tom Duggan – 11-13-17 Lawrence Police and Massachusetts State Police arrested a Lawrence man Monday for the murder of Jose Bergos, (53) at the rooming house of the Lawrence YMCA.…

Print Edition of the November, 2017 Valley Patriot Newspaper

Print Edition of the November, 2017 Valley Patriot Newspaper

DOWNLOAD THE PDF OF THIS EDITION  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying…

AG Healey: Drug Manufacturer Illegally Marketed Fentanyl; Paid, Disguised Kickbacks

AG Healey: Drug Manufacturer Illegally Marketed  Fentanyl; Paid, Disguised Kickbacks

BOSTON – An opioid manufacturer will pay $500,000 to resolve allegations that it engaged in a widespread scheme to unlawfully market its fentanyl spray and paid kickbacks to providers to…

FBI VIOLENT TASK FORCE SEEKS PUBLIC’S HELP IDENTIFYING THE FACELESS BANDIT ~ ARMED AND DANGEROUS

FBI VIOLENT TASK FORCE SEEKS PUBLIC’S HELP IDENTIFYING THE FACELESS BANDIT ~ ARMED AND DANGEROUS

FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force Seeks Identity of the ‘Faceless’ Bandit Up to $5,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Identification & Arrest ***ARMED AND DANGEROUS*** The FBI Boston Division’s…

Methuen Police Arrest Man After Two Homes Struck by Bullets

Methuen Police Arrest Man After Two Homes Struck by Bullets

  METHUEN – Mayor Stephen N. Zanni and Chief Joseph Solomon report that the Methuen Police Department has arrested a man after he allegedly fired multiple shots into two homes…

Two Methuen Men Among 33 MA Firefighting Academy Graduates

Two Methuen Men Among 33 MA Firefighting Academy Graduates

33 Local Firefighters Graduate State Firefighting Academy “Graduating from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy takes great perseverance, drive, and intelligence. We are proud of Both Jamison Kattar and John McCarthy, and look…

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK ~ October, 2017

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK ~ October, 2017

THE RACE FOR CONGRESS AND THE DEMOCRAT RESHUFFLE Lawrence’s freshman State Representative Juana Matias certainly doesn’t have any self esteem problems these days. Defeating Marcos Devers in a low turnout…

Baker Awards More Than $1M to Support 40 Housing Units, Private Development in Methuen

Baker Awards More Than $1M to Support 40 Housing Units, Private Development in Methuen

MassWorks Infrastructure Program funds supports short-term development with long-term goals for hundreds of local housing units Lt. Governor Karyn Polito joined local officials and community leaders to award a $1,175,000 MassWorks Infrastructure…

Rep. Lenny Mirra Endorses Shaun Toohey for State Rep. in Haverhill

Rep. Lenny Mirra Endorses Shaun Toohey for State Rep. in Haverhill

To the Editor: Haverhill residents are facing an important choice when they go to the polls on November 7th to elect a new state representative from the 3rd Essex District.…

This is What Heroism Looks Like ~ FROM ISRAEL TO THE VALLEY PATRIOT

This is What Heroism Looks Like ~ FROM ISRAEL TO THE VALLEY PATRIOT

By: Forest Rain – Oct. 2017 A regular man, Niv Nehemiah would have preferred to remain anonymous. His family takes no comfort in being told that he is a hero.…

Financial Planning for Adult Children with Special Needs ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

Financial Planning for Adult Children with Special Needs ~ YOUR MONEY WITH ALEX TALCOTT

By: Alex Talcott -Oct. 2017 If you’re a parent of a child with special needs, you’ve likely dedicated much of your life to researching, providing, and advocating for the best…

Elton John ~ IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

Elton John ~ IN THE GROOVE with Cindy Annis

By: Cindy Annis – Oct. 2017 Elton John was born on March 25, 1947 in Pinner Middlesex, UK. His birth name is Reginald Kenneth Dwight. Dwight was raised by his…