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How One Party Rule Fuels Fraud and Mismanagement in MA, Part I

How One Party Rule Fuels Fraud and Mismanagement in MA, Part I

The Valley Patriot has covered many state corruption stories in the past ten and a half years. What we observed in that time is that scandals come and go, but…

HEEE’S BAAACK! Lantigua Primed to Return to Power as Lawrence State Rep.

HEEE’S BAAACK! Lantigua Primed to Return to Power as Lawrence State Rep.

  By: Tom Duggan – October, 2014 While many believe former Lawrence Mayor Willie Lantigua is now a bad memory never to return, the fact is the man who ruled…

What Are They Putting in Haverhill’s Water? ~ Thinking Outside the Box with Dr. Ormsby

What Are They Putting in Haverhill’s Water? ~ Thinking Outside the Box with Dr. Ormsby

    By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – October, 2014 In our September issue, Michael Veves of Haverhill weighed in with a critique of my August article, entitled “Can You Resist…

Distorting the Record, Political Deceptions – Valley Patriot Columnist Apologizes to Rep. Campbell, The Truth on the Gas and Sales Tax

Distorting the Record, Political Deceptions – Valley Patriot Columnist Apologizes to Rep. Campbell, The Truth on the Gas and Sales Tax

Political Deceptions Valley Patriot columnist and member of the Methuen School Committee, DJ Deeb wrote in his column this month that voters should choose Republican candidates in the upcoming state…

Lawrence Man Sentenced for Theft of Over $230,000 in Federal Tax Refund Checks

Lawrence Man Sentenced for Theft of Over $230,000 in Federal Tax Refund Checks

BOSTON – A Lawrence man was sentenced today in connection with the theft of $230,000 in federal tax refund checks. Wilson Santana, 41, was sentenced today to 21 months in…

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (10/14) The Gas Tax Lie, Vote Yes on Question #1

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (10/14) The Gas Tax Lie, Vote Yes on Question #1

Question #1 on the November ballot asks voters to overturn the legislature’s cowardly move to perpetually raise the gas tax without ever having to take another vote or be held…

PODCAST: Paying Attention! GUESTS: State Auditor Suzanne Bump, David D’Archangelo

PODCAST: Paying Attention! GUESTS: State Auditor Suzanne Bump, David D’Archangelo

CLICK to LISTEN TO OR DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK to LISTEN TO OR DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked about Barbara L’Italien’s interview with the Lowell Sun. Methuen Police Chief…

PODCAST of Paying Attention! GUEST: Christine Morabito. Topics: Ballot Questions and MORE

PODCAST of Paying Attention! GUEST: Christine Morabito. Topics: Ballot Questions and MORE

CLICK to LISTEN TO OR DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK to LISTEN TO OR DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Christine talked about Massachusetts ballot questions and Tom took the republican…

State Auditor’s Office set Record Year for Identifying Public Assistance Fraud

State Auditor’s Office set Record Year for Identifying Public Assistance Fraud

  Bump’s Bureau of Special Investigations Protects Program Integrity  Boston, MA - In a report issued today, State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump said examiners within her office’s Bureau of Special Investigations…

DOWNLOAD OR VIEW The October, 2014 “ELECTION EDITION” of The Valley Patriot (edition #132): “Lantigua Comeback?”

DOWNLOAD OR VIEW The October, 2014 “ELECTION EDITION” of The Valley Patriot (edition #132): “Lantigua Comeback?”

Click HERE for TURN PAGE VIEW of Edition #132 –October, 2014 Click here to download normal PDF of Valley Patriot Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley…

NORTH ANDOVER WOMAN INDICTED FOR STEALING MORE THAN $1.7 MILLION FROM HER LAWRENCE EMPLOYER

NORTH ANDOVER WOMAN INDICTED FOR  STEALING MORE THAN $1.7 MILLION FROM HER LAWRENCE EMPLOYER

Former Office Manager of Lawrence Company Charged with Larceny  SALEM – The former office manager of a Lawrence company has been indicted in connection with allegedly stealing more than $1.7 million…

HEROES IN OUR MIDST – Jake Collins, MERCHANT MARINE

HEROES IN OUR MIDST – Jake Collins, MERCHANT MARINE

By: Tim Imholt – September, 2-14 I had the pleasure recently of sitting down and talking with Jake Collins, this month’s Patriot of the Month. Mr. Collins served in the…

Merrimack Street Business Owners Give Mayor an Earful Over Proposed Changes to Street, Parking

Merrimack Street Business Owners Give Mayor an Earful Over Proposed Changes to Street, Parking

By:Tom Duggan – September 30, 2014 Business owners and residents on Merrimack Street in Lawrence across from Sal’s Riverwalk gave Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera and state officials an earful today…

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK – SEPTEMBER 2014 – Primary Election Reflections and Tomaselli Sisters, MORE!

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK – SEPTEMBER 2014 – Primary Election Reflections and Tomaselli Sisters, MORE!

BOSTON PRESS FAKES POLL NUMBERS IN TIERNEY RACE I declare shenanigans! Before the September 9th primary elections in MA the Boston Globe and the Boston media was so desperate to…

Vispoli: Don’t Move the Lawrence Registry

Vispoli: Don’t Move the Lawrence Registry

Andover Selectman and candidate for the State Senate, Alex Vispoli spoke out in opposition to the Registry of Motor Vehicles, in Lawrence, being moved from the Plaza on Rt. 114…

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