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The June 2018 Print Edition Of The Valley Patriot

The June 2018 Print Edition Of The Valley Patriot

  PDF OF THE JUNE 2018 VALLEY PATRIOT Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of…

Lawrence Firefighters Local 146 Endorse Vega for Registry of Deeds

Lawrence Firefighters Local 146 Endorse Vega for Registry of Deeds

Unions are Unanimous for Alexcy Vega June 7, 2018, Lawrence, MA- The Lawrence Firefighters Union Local 146 voted unanimously to endorse Alexcy “Alex” Vega for Northern Essex Registry of Deeds…

If You Are Not With The Collective, You Are Disruptive

If You Are Not With The  Collective, You Are Disruptive

By:Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – May, 2018 In April 2018 historians in Prague rediscovered original footage from the notorious Slánský show trial. Said the historians, “One day, when we can make…

Flirtin’ with Disaster: The Lawrence City Council and the Open Meeting Law

Flirtin’ with Disaster: The Lawrence City Council and the Open Meeting Law

The Ordinance Committee finally had two meetings in a row, so the May 1st meeting of the full council contained over 20 of their reports. It was the first council…

 Former State Rep. Gloria Fox, Former State Police Major James Jones Pay Fines, Ethics Commission Dismisses Case for Conflict of Interest

 Former State Rep. Gloria Fox, Former State Police Major James Jones Pay Fines, Ethics Commission Dismisses Case for Conflict of Interest

Fox and Jones pay $1,250 civil penalties for filing their 2016 Statements of Financial Interests late  The State Ethics Commission on May 17th allowed motions to dismiss adjudicatory proceedings against…

Dighton Police Chief Robert MacDonald Fined $7K for Conflict of Interest 

Dighton Police Chief Robert MacDonald Fined $7K for Conflict of Interest 

MacDonald recommended his son for appointment as full-time police officer Dighton Police Chief Robert MacDonald has paid a $7,000 civil penalty after admitting to violating the conflict of interest law…

Methuen Methuen School Committee Increases Budget a Whopping 13%

Methuen Methuen School Committee Increases Budget a Whopping 13%

By: D.J. Deeb – May, 2018 Members of the Methuen School Committee voted to request that the mayor and School Committee approve a budget of $82.5 million, a 13% increase…

Ethics Commission Accuses Former State Rep. Fox, Former State Police Major Violated Financial Disclosure Laws

Ethics Commission Accuses Former State Rep. Fox, Former State Police Major Violated Financial Disclosure Laws

Fox and Jones face possible $1,250 civil penalties for allegedly filing their 2016 Statements of Financial Interests months late Gloria Fox State Police Major Jones The Enforcement Division of the…

The #MeToo Mob Scene – Movement Without A Cause

The #MeToo Mob Scene – Movement Without A Cause

By: Aliana Brodmann E. von Richthofen On the first day of my job at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute I came across a woman clearing out her cubicle in observable humiliation as…

Valley Patriot April, 2018 Edition #174 Honoring Dan Coady, Jr.

Valley Patriot April, 2018 Edition #174 Honoring Dan Coady, Jr.

DOWNLOAD OR READ PDF      READ IN FLIP PAGE VIEWER   Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is…

Amesbury Building Inspector Denis Nadeau Pays $3,500 Fine for Violating Conflict of Interest Law

Amesbury Building Inspector Denis Nadeau Pays $3,500 Fine for Violating Conflict of Interest Law

Nadeau intervened as Building Inspector in work performed at his neighbors’ home  Amesbury Building Inspector Denis Nadeau paid a $3,500 civil penalty after admitting to violating the conflict of interest…

DEA Raids Several Lawrence Locations, Make Arrests Early Monday

DEA Raids Several Lawrence Locations, Make Arrests Early Monday

April 9, 2018 The Federal Drug Enforcement Agency made several arrests in Lawrence Monday morning on Morton St., Parker Street, and several other locations throughout the city. Valley Patriot news…

Supporters of the Corrupt Swamp Resent Hearing About Corruption (#theyallknow)

Supporters of the Corrupt Swamp Resent Hearing About Corruption (#theyallknow)

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – March, 2018 I’ve wondered about the clerical staff at our courthouses who see shady briefs pass through their hands and witness judges issue corrupt decisions…

Acadia Insurance Attorney Tries to Remove Reporter from Public Trial

Acadia Insurance Attorney Tries to Remove Reporter from Public Trial

  Last month, The Valley Patriot was present in Hillsborough County Superior Court in NH following the First Amendment trial of Acadia Insurance Company vs. Michael Demers. Ironically, during the…

Museum Square Garage “Death Trap” Has City Leaders Attention, Councilor to Call for State Audit

Museum Square Garage “Death Trap” Has City Leaders Attention, Councilor to Call for State Audit

  Tom Duggan: March 13 .2018 Residents of the Museum Square Apartments in Lawrence have long complained about the safety hazards in the public parking garage owned by the City…