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What Did the Preliminary Election Mean in Lowell?

What Did the Preliminary Election Mean in Lowell?

By: John MacDonald – October, 2015 The September 28th Lowell City Council preliminary election brought excitement and interested voters to the polls in droves! Street corners and coffee shops were…

Corrupt Former Blandford Selectman Robert Nichols Fined $12,500 for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

Corrupt Former Blandford Selectman Robert Nichols Fined $12,500 for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

Selectman Nichols made misrepresentations to secure a Town contract for his own company Former Blandford, Massachusetts Selectman Robert Nichols was fined $12,150.50 by the Massachusetts Ethics Commission for illegally steering…

Fundraiser for Methuen Woman with Cancer

Fundraiser for Methuen Woman with Cancer

Amanda DaSilva is a long-time resident of Methuen who is fighting Leukemia. She battled cancer in 2013, and underwent chemo, radiation and surgery. She is now fighting for her life and…

Haverhill Police/ATF Joint Task Force Arrest 19, Seize Weapons, Drugs in Raid on Tuesday

Haverhill Police/ATF Joint Task Force Arrest 19, Seize Weapons, Drugs in Raid on Tuesday

A total of 15 firearms were seized yesterday in Haverhill, including sawed off shot guns, assault rifles, and handguns, as well as a large quantity of illegal narcotics ranging from…

Black Student Who Suffered Racial Slurs, Comments About Lynchings at Lowell High Says Administration Asked Him to “Move On”

Black Student Who Suffered Racial Slurs, Comments About Lynchings at Lowell High Says Administration Asked Him to “Move On”

School Committee Member’s Son Accused of Getting Special Treatment SEE VIDEO OF Nkimbeng SPEECH By: Tom Duggan, October 10, 2015 Black Lowell High School student Anye Nkimbeng was called a “nigger”…

Paying Attention! with Tom Duggan – GUESTS: Nick DiZoglio, Al Kaprielian and Mike Gagaliardi (10-10-15)

Paying Attention! with Tom Duggan – GUESTS: Nick DiZoglio, Al Kaprielian and Mike Gagaliardi (10-10-15)

Click here to download or listen on line Methuen School Committee Candidate Nick DiZoglio, Laborer’s Union Head Mike Gagliardi and Al Kaprielian all joined Tom today (10-10-15). Co-Host Paul Murano.…

Superior Court Judge Nullifies Recall Petitions vs Dan Rivera, Orders Election Board to Hold Hearing on Challenged Signatures

Superior Court Judge Nullifies Recall Petitions vs Dan Rivera, Orders Election Board to Hold Hearing on Challenged Signatures

The saga of the attempted recall of Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera got more complicated Friday as a Lawrence Superior Court Judge put a stop to all recall activity ordering the…

Worcester Law Firm Owners Fined $8K for Making Illegal Contributions To Polito

Worcester Law Firm Owners Fined $8K for Making Illegal Contributions To Polito

The co-owners of a Worcester law firm agreed to pay $8,000 to the state’s general fund as part of a disposition agreement concerning prohibited contributions to a statewide candidate, according…

Andover Man, Local Teamsters Face 20 Years for Extortion of Reality TV Production Company,

Andover Man, Local Teamsters Face 20 Years for Extortion of Reality TV Production Company,

BOSTON—Five members of Teamsters Local 25 were arrested today in connection with attempting to extort a television production company that was filming a reality show in the Boston area in…

FBI Bank Robbery Task Force Seeks The “Incognito” Bandit, $10,000 Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest

FBI Bank Robbery Task Force Seeks The “Incognito” Bandit, $10,000 Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest

ARMED AND DANGEROUS Boston, Mass: The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a bank robber who is considered to be armed…

DiZoglio Bill Would Prohibit OxyContin Prescriptions for Children

DiZoglio Bill Would Prohibit OxyContin Prescriptions for  Children

Legislation Comes in Response to Recent FDA Approval of OxyContin to Children under Age 17 (BOSTON) – State Representative Diana DiZoglio (D-Methuen) has filed legislation in the Massachusetts House of…

The Valley Patriot, September 2015 Edition, Issue #143 – SECRET MEETINGS IN LAWRENCE

The Valley Patriot, September 2015 Edition, Issue #143 – SECRET MEETINGS IN LAWRENCE

READ ON-LINE with OUR NEW FLIP PAGE VIEWER  PDF OF THE SEPT, 2015 VALLEY PATRIOT   NOW AVAILABLE ON KINDLE Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot…

Lawrence 911 Dispatcher Files Defamation, Invasion of Privacy Suit Against the City, Mayor and Police Chief

Lawrence 911 Dispatcher Files Defamation, Invasion of Privacy Suit Against the City, Mayor and Police Chief

By: Tom Duggan – Sept 26, 2015 The viral media reports on a 911 dispatcher in Lawrence whose job was reportedly “on the line” for hanging up on “Spanish-speaking callers” has not only…

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST ~ Harold Paragamian , WWII

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH, HERO IN OUR MIDST ~ Harold Paragamian , WWII

NORTH ANDOVER – Merrimack College awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree to Methuen resident Harold Paragamian on June 2. Mr. Paragamian, 90, took occasional classes at Merrimack between 1969 and…

Supporting Sanctuary Status in Lawrence Only Creates a More Insecure Community

Supporting Sanctuary Status in Lawrence Only Creates a More Insecure Community

In reaction to the misinformed and ill-conceived vote recently taken by the Lawrence City Council to create a so-called sanctuary community, I wanted to express my major disappointment as it…