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GLTS Students Restore Fleet of Lawrence Police Cruisers

GLTS Students Restore Fleet of Lawrence Police Cruisers

    ANDOVER — Superintendent John Lavoie is pleased to announce that GLTS partnered with the Lawrence Police Department to restore three police cruisers. Juniors and seniors in the school’s…

 Former State Rep. Gloria Fox, Former State Police Major James Jones Pay Fines, Ethics Commission Dismisses Case for Conflict of Interest

 Former State Rep. Gloria Fox, Former State Police Major James Jones Pay Fines, Ethics Commission Dismisses Case for Conflict of Interest

Fox and Jones pay $1,250 civil penalties for filing their 2016 Statements of Financial Interests late  The State Ethics Commission on May 17th allowed motions to dismiss adjudicatory proceedings against…

13 Arrested in Joint State, Federal, Local Sweep of Major Opioid Traffickers on North Shore

13 Arrested in Joint State, Federal, Local Sweep of Major Opioid Traffickers on North Shore

Authorities seize nearly 2.6 kilograms of heroin/fentanyl, 3,000 pills and $415,000 in total BOSTON – Thirteen people were arrested and 12 were arraigned yesterday in connection with a major heroin/fentanyl and…

Methuen Firefighters Anthony Coco and Ryan Colvin named 2018 recipients of the “EMS Stewards of the Community” award

Methuen Firefighters Anthony Coco and Ryan Colvin named 2018 recipients of the “EMS Stewards of the Community” award

Methuen Fire Chief Tim Sheehy and the Methuen Fire Department are proud to announce that Firefighters Anthony Coco and Ryan Colvin have been named 2018 recipients of the “EMS Stewards…

City Bull Dozes Another Homeless Encampment on Train Bridge in South Lawrence

City Bull Dozes Another Homeless Encampment on Train Bridge in South Lawrence

May 23, 2018 A homeless encampment on the railroad bridge adjacent to the water falls in South Lawrence has been bulldozed by the Lawrence DPW with the assistance of the…

Dighton Police Chief Robert MacDonald Fined $7K for Conflict of Interest 

Dighton Police Chief Robert MacDonald Fined $7K for Conflict of Interest 

MacDonald recommended his son for appointment as full-time police officer Dighton Police Chief Robert MacDonald has paid a $7,000 civil penalty after admitting to violating the conflict of interest law…

Methuen Methuen School Committee Increases Budget a Whopping 13%

Methuen Methuen School Committee Increases Budget a Whopping 13%

By: D.J. Deeb – May, 2018 Members of the Methuen School Committee voted to request that the mayor and School Committee approve a budget of $82.5 million, a 13% increase…

The Problem Everyone Wants to Ignore, The Homeless in Lawrence ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

The Problem Everyone Wants to Ignore, The Homeless in Lawrence  ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

  APRIL, 2018 Driving through the City of Lawrence it’s almost impossible not to notice the homeless population, whether they are pan-handling on the corners of the busiest intersections, or…

Senate Funds Narcan Bulk Purchasing to Bring Down Cost for Municipalities ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

Senate Funds Narcan Bulk Purchasing to Bring Down Cost for Municipalities ~ IN YOUR CORNER with SENATOR KATY IVES

By: State Senator Katy Ives – April, 2018 The State Senate included funding in the Fiscal Year 2018 supplemental budget for the Municipal Naloxone Bulk Purchase Trust Fund, which allows…

Essex County Sheriff’s Department Opens New Re-Entry Transition Unit

Essex County Sheriff’s Department Opens New Re-Entry Transition Unit

The Essex County Sheriff’s Department (ECSD) held a Grand Opening event on May 16 for its new Re-Entry Transition Unit (RTU) at the department’s Pre-Release Center on Marston St. in…

Massachusetts Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Buying Explosives, Guns, with Intent to Murder Federal Judge, Former AG

Massachusetts Man Sentenced to 25 Years for Buying Explosives, Guns, with Intent to Murder Federal Judge, Former AG

CONCORD – United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced today that Edward McLarnon, 69, of Malden, Massachusetts, was sentenced to serve 25 years in federal prison for receiving firearms with intent…

Hollywood Film “LAWTOWN” Focuses on Lawrence’s Opioid Crisis as a Microcosm for the Country

Hollywood Film “LAWTOWN” Focuses on Lawrence’s Opioid Crisis as a Microcosm for the Country

In December 2016, Justyn Moro, Patrick Flaherty, and Max Rose, alongside Anthem Films began producing a feature length film about the Heroin problem in Lawerence, MA. The team set out…

Snowflakes Weep Over Cop Killer Photo ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (May, 2018)

Snowflakes Weep Over Cop Killer Photo ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (May, 2018)

Last month John Williams murdered a Somerset County Sheriff’s Department Corporal named Eugene Cole in Norridgewock, Maine. Corporal Cole was a 13-year veteran of the department. His son is also…

May, 2018 Edition of The Valley Patriot ~ Sheriff Coppinger on Opioid Addiction

May, 2018 Edition of The Valley Patriot ~ Sheriff Coppinger on Opioid Addiction

Download the May, 2018 edition of The Valley Patriot Read in Flip Page Viewer Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts.…

Amber Alert: Have You Seen the Ordinance Committee?

Amber Alert: Have You Seen the Ordinance Committee?

By: Kathy Runge – April, 2018 The Lawrence Ordinance Committee, consisting of Councilors Reyes, Rodriguez, De La Cruz and Levy, only met twice during the first three months of this…

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