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Methuen Police Officers, Firefighters of the Year

Methuen Police Officers, Firefighters of the Year

The Methuen Exchange club held their annual Police Officer, Firefighter of the Year Awards dinner last month. FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR 2016 – Michael Foley Michael started with the department on…

Legislature Will Honor Will of Voters to Legalize and Regulate Pot – But…

Legislature Will Honor Will of Voters to Legalize and Regulate Pot – But…

By: Linda Dean Campbell – Dec. 2016 We should begin discussions to focus upon the concerns of our local communities as well as develop better formulated estimates of cost. We…

FENTANYL IN METHUEN Methuen PD Confiscates 1.2M in Fentanyl, Find Baby Exposed to Fentanyl in Separate Case

FENTANYL IN METHUEN Methuen PD Confiscates 1.2M in Fentanyl, Find Baby Exposed to Fentanyl in Separate Case

TWO FENTANYL CASES IN ONE DAY  CASE #1 – $1.2M in Fentanyl Confiscated in Methuen  Methuen Police have taken 15 kilos (approximately 32lbs) of the drug called fentanyl and arrested…

Tom Duggan’s Notebook ~ Heroes and Bozos of the YEAR (12/16)

Tom Duggan’s Notebook ~ Heroes and Bozos of the YEAR (12/16)

HEROES AND BOZOS OF 2016 HERO CHARLIE BAKER – One of the most important things that happened in Massachusetts this year was the passage of a new public records law…

Two Methuen Fire Victims Need Your Help To Put Their Lives Back on Track

Two Methuen Fire Victims Need Your Help To Put Their Lives Back on Track

By: Tom Duggan – 12-28-16 DONATE HERE Yashua Duerte and Carlos Ortiz  were lingering at the Methuen police station for hours on Monday waiting to hear from the Red Cross,…

Methuen Police Searching for Bank Robber

Methuen Police Searching for Bank Robber

Methuen Police search for criminal who robbed Santander Bank today.  (Dec 28) Methuen Police are actively searching for a criminal who robbed the Santander Bank on Merrimack St. Tuesday  afternoon. At 12:10 p.m.,…

Former Lawrence Councilor Arrested Again, Says Lawrence Police Show Too Much “Disrespect”

Former Lawrence Councilor Arrested Again, Says Lawrence Police Show Too Much “Disrespect”

Dec. 19, 2106|10PM Former Lawrence City Councilor Sandy Almonte has been arrested again, this time in Lawrence after police learned she had a warrant for her arrest out of North…

Lawrence Council Approves Police Use of NARCAN

Lawrence Council Approves Police Use of NARCAN

DEC. 20, 2016| 8:30pm The Lawrence City Council approved the use of NARCAN Tuesday night, allowing Lawrence Police to carry the medication that literally revives people who die from heroin…

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ Randy Carter USAF, US ARMY

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH ~ Randy Carter USAF, US ARMY

By: Beth D’Amato – December, 2016 HAVERHILL, MA – On any given day, you will find Randy Carter of the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center (VNOC) out buying groceries for local…

Lawrence Mayor Failed to Ease People’s Fears ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Dec. 2016)

Lawrence Mayor Failed to Ease People’s Fears ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Dec. 2016)

Earlier this month, when the public learned about a beheading in Lawrence, rumors began to swirl and the public was left with a lot of unanswered questions. Was it terrorism?…

Haverhill Woman Charged with Criminal Obstruction, Harassing a Witness

Haverhill Woman Charged with Criminal Obstruction, Harassing a Witness

AG’s Office Originally Charged Woman with Larceny, Medicaid False Claims for Billing MassHealth for Services Not Provided BOSTON – A Haverhill woman who served as the personal care attendant (PCA)…

Audit Finds Massachusetts Sheriffs’ Association Falling Short of Transparency Requirements

Audit Finds Massachusetts Sheriffs’ Association Falling Short of Transparency Requirements

FULL AUDIT HERE BOSTON, MA — An audit of the Massachusetts Sheriffs’ Association (MSA), released today by Auditor Suzanne M. Bump, found that the Association was not meeting statutorily required…

Lawrence Police Officer William Green Wants to Resign, Tried to Meet with Mayor with Press and is Denied

Lawrence Police Officer William Green Wants to Resign, Tried to Meet with Mayor with Press and is Denied

Sources in the Lawrence Mayor’s office say that controversial Lawrence Police Officer William Green was not denied his resignation from the department by the mayor as has been claimed.  …

Son of Cuban Immigrants, Baker Appoints Andover Attorney Sal Tabit Superior Court Judge

Son of Cuban Immigrants, Baker Appoints Andover Attorney Sal Tabit Superior Court Judge

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has nominated  Andover attorney Salim Tabit to serve as Associate Justices of the Massachusetts Superior Court. Attorney Tabit is a Founding Partner at Broadhurst Tabit LLP,…

North Andover Resident Receives 35 Years Service Award From Northast Independent Living Program in Lawrence-

North Andover Resident Receives 35 Years Service Award From Northast Independent Living Program in Lawrence-

June Sauvageau, Chief Executive Officer of the Northeast Independent Living Program (NILP) of Lawrence, James Lyons, of North Andover, Community Development Director at the NILP for the past 35 years,…