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Tom Duggan’s Notebook – Part 1 (Nov-2017)

Tom Duggan’s Notebook – Part 1 (Nov-2017)

HEROES IN OUR MIDST CHRISTMAS BOOK SIGNING Join me at Mann Orchards in Methuen on Saturday, December 9th, from 10-2pm for a book signing for “Heroes in Our Midst, From…

Andover Fire and Rescue Puts Out Residential Fire

Andover Fire and Rescue Puts Out Residential Fire

ANDOVER – Fire Chief Michael B. Mansfield says that the Andover Fire and Rescue extinguished a one-alarm house fire this afternoon. At approximately 12:30 p.m., Andover Fire received a report of smoke…

After Big Win, Mayor Rivera Has No Answers on Opioid Crisis – But He’ll Keep Doing More of It

After Big Win, Mayor Rivera Has No Answers on Opioid Crisis – But He’ll Keep Doing More of It

After his reelection win, Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera addressed the opioid crisis admitting he didn’t have any answers, and saying it’s the responsibility of other government officials to solve the…

MA Lottery Produces Over $1B in Net Profit for First Time in 45 Years

MA Lottery Produces Over $1B in Net Profit for First Time in 45 Years

State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg announced this month that, for the first time in its 45-year history, the Massachusetts State Lottery surpassed the $1 billion mark in net profit for a…

Crisis Intervention Team Training for Police Officers

Crisis Intervention Team  Training for Police Officers

  By: State Rep. Linda Dean Campbell – Nov., 2017 The Merrimack Valley Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a very timely annual breakfast where Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett,…

Google/Facebook Censorship – Greatest Threat to Democracy ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL 11-17

Google/Facebook Censorship – Greatest Threat to Democracy ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL 11-17

Valley Patriot Editorial We are continually told by the executives of Google, Facebook, and Twitter that they do not have the capability to track or censor Muslim terrorists who use…

Man Jumps into River Fleeing Police After Stealing Purse ~ 2 Cops In Hospital After Water Rescue

Man Jumps into River Fleeing Police After Stealing Purse ~ 2 Cops In Hospital After Water Rescue

By: Tom Duggan – Nov. 22, 2017|1pm Two Lawrence Police Officers are in the Lawrence General Hospital Emergency room this afternoon after rescuing a man who jumped into the Spicket…

VIDEO: Lawrence Superior Officers President Calls for Rolling Back Nightclub Closing Hours to 12am – Mayor Supports Change

VIDEO: Lawrence Superior Officers President Calls for Rolling Back Nightclub Closing Hours to 12am – Mayor Supports Change

By: Tom Duggan – Nov. 19, 2017 After another night of violence and mayhem during last-call at Lawrence nightclubs Friday, Lawrence Superior Officers Union President Scott McNamara has called for the…

Bill Green’s Not So Excellent Adventure ~ Paying Attention with Tom Duggan

Bill Green’s Not So Excellent Adventure ~ Paying Attention with Tom Duggan

  In the mind of fired Lawrence Police Officer Bill Green he is the ultimate victim. Nothing bad that has ever happened to Bill has ever been his fault. Ever.…

Lawrence School Receiver to Resign from Top Education Spot

Lawrence School Receiver to Resign from Top Education Spot

By: Tom Duggan – 11-14-17 Lawrence Superintendent-Receiver Jeff Riley is expected to announce his resignation Wednesday just one week after the reelection of Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera. Riley was appointed…

Lawrence Police Arrest Man For 1st Degree Murder at YMCA

Lawrence Police Arrest Man For 1st Degree Murder at YMCA

Tom Duggan – 11-13-17 Lawrence Police and Massachusetts State Police arrested a Lawrence man Monday for the murder of Jose Bergos, (53) at the rooming house of the Lawrence YMCA.…

Print Edition of the November, 2017 Valley Patriot Newspaper

Print Edition of the November, 2017 Valley Patriot Newspaper

DOWNLOAD THE PDF OF THIS EDITION  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, an author, host of the Paying Attention Radio…

AG Healey: Drug Manufacturer Illegally Marketed Fentanyl; Paid, Disguised Kickbacks

AG Healey: Drug Manufacturer Illegally Marketed  Fentanyl; Paid, Disguised Kickbacks

BOSTON – An opioid manufacturer will pay $500,000 to resolve allegations that it engaged in a widespread scheme to unlawfully market its fentanyl spray and paid kickbacks to providers to…

FBI VIOLENT TASK FORCE SEEKS PUBLIC’S HELP IDENTIFYING THE FACELESS BANDIT ~ ARMED AND DANGEROUS

FBI VIOLENT TASK FORCE SEEKS PUBLIC’S HELP IDENTIFYING THE FACELESS BANDIT ~ ARMED AND DANGEROUS

FBI’s Violent Crimes Task Force Seeks Identity of the ‘Faceless’ Bandit Up to $5,000 Reward Offered for Information Leading to Identification & Arrest ***ARMED AND DANGEROUS*** The FBI Boston Division’s…

Methuen Police Arrest Man After Two Homes Struck by Bullets

Methuen Police Arrest Man After Two Homes Struck by Bullets

  METHUEN – Mayor Stephen N. Zanni and Chief Joseph Solomon report that the Methuen Police Department has arrested a man after he allegedly fired multiple shots into two homes…