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PAYING ATTENTION! with Tom Duggan – Why is Lowell Wasting Your Tax Money on Hydrants?

PAYING ATTENTION! with Tom Duggan – Why is Lowell Wasting Your Tax Money on Hydrants?

MADE IN THE USA? FIRE HYDRANTS … REALLY? If you told me when we started this newspaper ten years ago that I would be writing a column about fire hydrants…

TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN – After Denying benefits to Sullivan Officials Lantigua Hands out Cash to Cronies

TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN – After Denying benefits to Sullivan Officials Lantigua Hands out Cash to Cronies

$66K LAST MINUTE CASHOUT FOR LANTIGUA CRONIES By: Tom Duggan – February, 2014 Four Lawrence city workers took home checks totaling more than $66,000 for unused sick and vacation time…

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

RIGHT CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FEBRUARY 2014 VALLEY PATRIOT! (DOWNLOAD TIME 2MIN) Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former…

As the Christie Turns – By Jeff Katz

As the Christie Turns – By Jeff Katz

By: Jeff Katz January, 2014 The other day, while lounging on a Sunday morning my wife turned on The Today Show which seemed more like an episode of “As Chris…

No More State Secrets, We Demand Transparency! – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – FEBRUARY, 2014

No More State Secrets, We Demand Transparency! – VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL –  FEBRUARY, 2014

  FEBRUARY, 2014 Welcome to People’s Republic of Massachusetts. Last month the Valley Patriot contacted the Secretary of State’s Office in search of the statewide voting list. The list is…

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, February 8, 2014

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, February 8, 2014

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2  Starting the show off Tom was a bit lethargic after the Saint Patrick’s Day…

$1K Fine for Former Suffolk County Sheriff’s Captain Alesandro Basile Cited for Conflict of Interest

$1K Fine for Former Suffolk County Sheriff’s Captain Alesandro Basile Cited for Conflict of Interest

ETHICS COMMISSION FINES BASIL FOR DEMANDING RENT INCREASE FROM TENANT WHILE IN UNIFORM The State Ethics Commission approved a Disposition Agreement in which former Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office (“SCSO”) Captain…

Never to be Repeated Again! (Lawrence)

Never to be Repeated Again! (Lawrence)

By: Peter Larocque – January, 2014 Just because you can, doesn’t necessarily mean that you should unless there is undisputed cause to do so! I am of the opinion that…

Letter from Tomaselli Sisters on The $80 Million Lie in Salisbury

Letter from Tomaselli Sisters on The $80 Million Lie in Salisbury

Letter to Tom Duggan, Publisher of the Valley Patriot, We thank you for your quest to report the truth to your readers. You have devoted an enormous amount of time…

Three Suggestions For Lawrence’s New Mayor Dan Rivera, First Hire Back Tom Sapienza

Three Suggestions For Lawrence’s New Mayor Dan Rivera, First Hire Back Tom Sapienza

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL JANUARY 2014 Earlier this month former Lawrence City Councilor Dan Rivera was sworn in as Lawrence’s new mayor after defeating the once-thought unbeatable, William Lantigua by 82…

The Paying Attention Radio Program with Tom Duggan on 980WCAP, January 18, 2014

The Paying Attention Radio Program with Tom Duggan on 980WCAP, January 18, 2014

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 With Co-Host Paul Murano off saving the world at a pro life rally today…

January 2014 Valley Patriot Edition #123 – A NEW DAY IN LAWRENCE, Maloney to be Fired

January 2014 Valley Patriot Edition #123 – A NEW DAY IN LAWRENCE, Maloney to be Fired

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE JANUARY 2014 VALLEY PATRIOT! Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former Lawrence School Committeeman,…

BREAKING…. New Lawrence Mayor Puts Indicted Deputy Police Chief on Unpaid Suspension

BREAKING…. New Lawrence Mayor Puts Indicted Deputy Police Chief on Unpaid Suspension

By: Tom Duggan January 8, 2014 (Rivera’s Other Moves) LAWRENCE - Just days after taking office as Lawrence’s new mayor, the Valley Patriot has learned that Mayor Dan Rivera has put…

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, January 4, 2014 – Best Interviews of 2013

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, January 4, 2014 – Best Interviews of 2013

  CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 CLICK TO DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2   Today Tom, Paula and George played audio clips of their favorite interviews…

Assertocracy is the path to Kleptocracy

Assertocracy is the path to Kleptocracy

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan With this column I present a newly coined term – assertocracy – and show it’s current use. In her superlative book – In The Footsteps Of Mr…