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Columbia Gas Brought Out the Best in Lawrence ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

Columbia Gas Brought Out the Best in Lawrence ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

THE DISASTER Sitting in my office listening to the police scanner it was obvious from the time the first call went out that the explosion on Chickering Road in Lawrence…

Gas Contractor Feeney Brothers Caught Doing Gas Work in Lawrence, Mayor Sends Police To Have Them Removed

Gas Contractor Feeney Brothers Caught Doing Gas Work in Lawrence, Mayor Sends Police To Have Them Removed

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 21, 2018 Just days after Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera ordered Dorchester Gas Contractor Feeney Brothers out of his city for their role in the gas…

Gas Contractor Feeney Brothers Thrown Out of Lawrence and Andover, Still Doing Gas Work in North Andover

Gas Contractor Feeney Brothers Thrown Out of Lawrence and Andover, Still Doing Gas Work in North Andover

By: Tom Duggan – Oct. 20, 2018 RIVERA THROWS FEENEY OUT OF LAWRENCE Despite denying responsibility for the gas explosions in the Greater Lawrence area on September 13th, and an…

Andover Police, Police in Four States on Alert After Body of Newborn Found at Conn. Recycling Plant

Andover Police, Police in Four States on Alert After Body of Newborn Found at Conn. Recycling Plant

ANDOVER — Chief Patrick Keefe and the Andover Police Department are distributing the following press release issued today by the Stamford, Conn. Police Department:  Unedited release:  “This morning at 0839…

MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT INCREASED TO $900 MILLION FOR FRIDAY’S DRAWING

MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT INCREASED TO $900 MILLION FOR FRIDAY’S DRAWING

Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot remains at $345 million, in-state Megabucks Doubler jackpot at $3.4 million BRAINTREE, MA (OCTOber 17, 2018) – The Mega Millions jackpot has been increased to an…

Arrest Made in Brickhouse Mele (VIDEO INCLUDED)

Arrest Made in Brickhouse Mele (VIDEO INCLUDED)

As a result of an ongoing investigation, and the combined efforts of the Methuen Police Departments Detective Division and Criminal Intelligence Division, a male subject involved in the altercation that…

Warren Calls on VA Inspector General to Provide Update on Criminal Investigation into Veteran’s Death at Bedford VA

Warren Calls on VA Inspector General to Provide Update on Criminal Investigation into Veteran’s Death at Bedford VA

Senator Demands Clear, Substantive Update from Inspector General More Than Two Years After Veteran’s Tragic Death Text of the Letter (PDF) Washington, DC - United States Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent…

Results Demonstrate Legislature’s Commitment to Education

Results Demonstrate Legislature’s Commitment to Education

By: Linda Dean Campbell – Sept. 2018 As back-to-school season rolls around, now is as good a time as ever to express our appreciation to all who are dedicated to…

Airing a Couple of Country Grievances in Dracut

Airing a Couple of Country Grievances in Dracut

By: Brian Genest – Sept. 2018 There’s a lot to love about living in Dracut. I’m not going to talk about any of them in this column. Instead, here’s a…

MA Lottery Jackpots Total $599M for Mid-Week Drawings

MA Lottery Jackpots Total $599M for Mid-Week Drawings

Mega Millions jackpot at $367 million, Powerball jackpot at $229 million, in-state Megabucks Doubler jackpot at $3 million   BRAINTREE, MA (OCTOber 1, 2018) – The Mega Millions jackpot for the…

Middleton’s Douglas Bryant – 5 Combat Patrols vs. the Japanese, Before He Turned 20 ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST

Middleton’s Douglas Bryant – 5 Combat Patrols vs. the Japanese, Before He Turned 20 ~ HEROES IN OUR MIDST

VALLEY PATRIOT OF THE MONTH By: John Cuddy – September 2018 The Silent Service Middleton’s Douglas Bryant originally hailed from Amesbury, Massachusetts where his father worked in the automotive industry.…

The Smoke of Satan Has Entered ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Smoke of Satan  Has Entered ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

  In his homily in 1972 on the solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Pope Paul VI made this ominous statement: “The smoke of Satan has entered the temple of…

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK – SEPTEMBER, 2018

TOM DUGGAN’S NOTEBOOK – SEPTEMBER, 2018

WHEN YOU THINK YOU HAVE IT WRONG BUT YOU DON’T On two occasions last month we reported a story on line that we thought we got wrong after it was…

Superintendent Scannell Leaves with Tainted Legacy

Superintendent Scannell Leaves with Tainted Legacy

  By: DJ Deeb – September, 2018 The City of Methuen has gone through a very difficult few months. The latest involves the controversy surrounding Superintendent Judy Scannell not having…

AG Healey Announces New Office Hotline and Resources for Merrimack Valley Residents and Businesses

AG Healey Announces New Office Hotline and Resources for Merrimack Valley Residents and Businesses

AG’s Office Sends Columbia Gas, NiSource Orders to Preserve Documents for Potential State Investigation               BOSTON – Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey today announced new resources in her office to…