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Governor Patrick Confronted by Protester, Says Justina Should be “Home in Connecticut”

Governor Patrick Confronted by Protester, Says Justina Should be “Home in Connecticut”

 “I know what I can do and I’ve been doing a lot, probably more than you know, and more than the public is entitled to know under the law.” ~…

Protecting Kids – In Your Corner with Katy Ives

Protecting Kids  – In Your Corner with Katy Ives

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives April, 2014 April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. I’m glad to report two recent developments that will strengthen safety for our children in the Commonwealth.…

We must Remove the Most Vulnerable Children in Danger

We must Remove the Most Vulnerable Children in Danger

By: Joe D’Amore – April, 2014 There are heroes who work with foster families and children in Massachusetts and are on the front line of caring for children at risk…

House, Senate Pass VALOR Act II

House, Senate Pass VALOR Act II

(BOSTON) – Representative Frank A. Moran (D-Lawrence) joined his colleagues in the Legislature to pass the VALOR Act II which builds upon existing legislation to expand opportunities and services for…

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in Our Midst: Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in Our Midst: Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken

By: Justess Jacobson – April, 2014 Last month The Valley Patriot awarded Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken with The Valley Patriot, Officer Tom Duggan Sr. Law Enforcement Award. Officer Duggan’s…

Lou Pelletier, Father of Justina on Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (980WCAP) 4-19-14

Lou Pelletier, Father of Justina on Paying Attention with Tom Duggan (980WCAP) 4-19-14

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, April 19, 2014. Paying Attention is produced by Chris Poublon and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE…

Coakley To Pay Fine for Campaign Finance Violations on Her Federal Committee Expenditures

Coakley To Pay Fine for Campaign Finance Violations on Her Federal Committee Expenditures

The Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance (OCPF) has concluded that State Attorney General Martha Coakley’s state campaign committee was not in compliance with the campaign finance laws when her…

Haverhill Narcotics Team Make Several Drug Arrests in Bradford – Money, Drugs Seized

Haverhill Narcotics Team Make Several Drug Arrests in Bradford – Money, Drugs Seized

HAVERHILL – APRIL 18, 2014 Alert residents of the South Pleasant St. section of Bradford reported they observed unusual activity consistent with drug sales and usage in their neighborhood. Haverhill…

Jerry Robito to Challenge Frank Cousins for Sheriff in 2016

Jerry Robito to Challenge Frank Cousins for Sheriff in 2016

By: Jerry Robito – April, 2014 The position of Sheriff should not be held by a career politician. Instead, it should be held by a law enforcement professional who has…

With Lenny Degnan Convicted We Urge More Indictments ~ Valley Patriot Editorial (April, 2014)

With Lenny Degnan Convicted We Urge More Indictments ~  Valley Patriot Editorial (April, 2014)

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL For years we have called for investigations into what State Rep. Jim Lyons called the “criminal enterprise” of the Lantigua Administration in Lawrence. For years we have…

Valley Patriot Doggie Columnist Tracey Zysk Receives National Award from Pet Sitters International (PSI) 2013 Platinum PAW Award

Valley Patriot Doggie Columnist Tracey Zysk Receives National Award from Pet Sitters International (PSI) 2013 Platinum PAW Award

  Valley Patriot doggie columnist Tracey Zysk o North Andover, owner of Wiggles & Jiggles Pet Care in North Andover, Mass., has won a national award by Pet Sitter’s International for promoting…

NIMBYS – The Empty Chair Show – By Phil Lahey

NIMBYS – The Empty Chair Show – By Phil Lahey

By: Phi Lahey – March, 2014 For those of you who don’t know what that stands for, it means “Not in My Backyard”. Lately there has been much media attention…

Three Reasons Why You May Not Have Felt Better on a Gluten-Free Diet – Dr. Jin Sung

Three Reasons Why You May Not Have  Felt Better on a Gluten-Free Diet – Dr. Jin Sung

By: Dr. Jin Sung – April, 2014 With all the buzz on how Gluten can cause so many chronic symptoms, many patients I consult with have tried a Gluten Free…

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, April 12, 2014

Podcast of Paying Attention with Tom Duggan, April 12, 2014

Paying Attention is produced by Chris Poublon and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul discussed contraception…

A BLOODY DAY IN LAWRENCE~Bank Robber, CarJacking Keep Police in Lawrence, Methuen Busy

A BLOODY DAY IN LAWRENCE~Bank Robber, CarJacking Keep Police in Lawrence, Methuen Busy

  LAWRENCE-METHUEN By: Tom Duggan and Justess Jacobson VIDEO GALLERY 1 VIDEO GALLERY 2 Lawrence and Methuen Police raced through the city early Friday afternoon, first in pursuit of a…