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Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (Topic Media Lies and propaganda) Feb 16, 2013

Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (Topic Media Lies and propaganda) Feb 16, 2013

    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked about the lies and incompetence of today’s American news media as…

Northern Essex Hoops Team Winning On and Off the Court

Northern Essex Hoops Team Winning On and Off the Court

  By: Mark Behan – February 15, 2013  Wilfredo Andujar is married with four children. He works the night shift at Joe’s Crab Shack in Methuen. He attends Northern Essex…

Lawrence Councilor LaPlante Responds to Mayor Lantigua’s State of the City Address

Lawrence Councilor LaPlante Responds to Mayor Lantigua’s State of the City Address

“He did make mention during his speech that crime was the lowest in ten years. That’s not the case. It’s actually a 36% increase in felonious crimes since Lantigua has…

Senator Eldridge Champions Public Accountability in Records Law

Senator Eldridge Champions Public Accountability in Records Law

  By: Tom Duggan – January 2013 With several Valley Legislators filing legislation to reform the state’s public records law in response to The City of Lawrence’s refusal to turn…

My First Weeks as Your State Senator

My First Weeks as Your State Senator

By: Senator Katie O’Connor Ives (D) Newburyport –  January 2013 Thanks to Tom Duggan for letting me set up shop here at the “Senator’s Corner” so I can update readers…

Methuen Police Lt. Mike Pappalardo from Methuen Central Command on Blizzard Conditions

Methuen Police Lt. Mike Pappalardo from Methuen Central Command on Blizzard Conditions

  Lieutenant Pappalardo prepares the Methuen Police on social media. The Methuen police are on Twitter, Faceboook, and other internet tools to communicate with the public.  Tom DugganTom Duggan is…

Police Officers, Firefighters and EMTs of the Year (Lawrence, Andover, North Andover)

Police Officers, Firefighters and EMTs of the Year (Lawrence, Andover, North Andover)

The Lawrence Exchange Club held their annual Police, Firefighter and EMT of the Year awards last month honoring first responders in the valley. Police and Fire Chiefs from Lawrence, Andover…

The February, 2013 Edition of The Valley Patriot (Edition #112)

The February, 2013 Edition of The Valley Patriot (Edition #112)

Download The February, 2013 Edition of The Valley Patriot in PDF  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author,…

An Open Letter to Lawrence Police Chief John Romero

An Open Letter to Lawrence Police Chief John Romero

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL February, 2013   Dear Chief Romero, Over the years the staff, editors and even our publisher Tom Duggan have personally observed Eagle Tribune reporters saunter into the…

Lantigua Pays Fines for Campaign Finance Violations

Lantigua Pays Fines for Campaign Finance Violations

By: Tom Duggan – January 30, 2013 (6PM) Lawrence Mayor William Lantigua has paid his debt to the Massachusetts Office of Campaign Finance (OCPF) to the tune of $5,000.  Lantigua…

Getting Answers is like Pulling Teeth – Steve Grossman Back Peddles on Public Records Law

Getting Answers is like Pulling Teeth – Steve Grossman Back Peddles on Public Records Law

  By: Tom Duggan – January 29, 2013 Three years ago when Steve Grossman was just a candidate for Massachusetts State Treasurer he was a real person. When asked questions…

Senate GOP Caucus Successful in Transparency Rule Senate to Begin Posting Roll Calls Online

Senate GOP Caucus Successful in Transparency Rule  Senate to Begin Posting Roll Calls Online

Boston- Today the Senate Republican Caucus was successful in passing a Senate rule that would require the posting of roll call votes on the General Court website within 48 hours…

Chief Solomon: Search Your Children’s Rooms, Read Their Diaries

Chief Solomon: Search Your Children’s Rooms, Read Their Diaries

  “Not only do you go through their rooms, in my opinion, but they’re driving, you look in their cars. You look in their glove box. And for me, I…

Murder Suspect Worked for Lantigua under Anti Violence Grant

Murder Suspect Worked for Lantigua under Anti Violence Grant

By: Tom Duggan – January 21, 2013 Lawrence City workers confirmed for the Valley Patriot this morning that murder suspect Ismael Calixto of Lawrence was also working for the City…

Armed Robbery Suspects are Lantigua Employees in Lawrence DPW

Armed Robbery Suspects are Lantigua Employees in Lawrence DPW

  By: Tom Duggan – January 19, 2013 The Valley Patriot has learned that three armed robbery suspects arrested last Friday for invading a convenience store on Boxford and South…