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2 Kilos of Fentanyl 1 Kilo of Heroin Seized in Homeland Security, State Police Raid on Bailey St. in Lawrence Two In Custody

2 Kilos of Fentanyl 1 Kilo of Heroin Seized in Homeland Security, State Police Raid on Bailey St. in Lawrence Two In Custody

By: Tom Duggan – Sept. 1, 2017 Officials from the office of Homeland Security and the Massachusetts State Police conducted a joint raid in Lawrence last Thursday at the corner…

State Senate Passes Youth Group Homes in the Valley and the Commonwealth

State Senate Passes Youth Group Homes in the Valley and the Commonwealth

By State Senator Katy Ives – Aug 2017 The Department of Children and Families (DCF) and the Department of Mental Health license youth group homes throughout the state that house…

Hey Lowell… Just Call it Like it is

Hey Lowell… Just Call it Like it is

 By: John MacDonald – 8-24-17 The delay by the MSBA, due to pending litigation (Thanks to Ed Kennedy and the Lowell School Committee) to table the vote to move the…

Warren Highlights New Evidence of Wells Fargo Misconduct, Renews Call for Federal Reserve to Remove Bank Board Members

Warren Highlights New Evidence of Wells Fargo Misconduct, Renews Call for Federal Reserve to Remove Bank Board Members

Senator Raises Concerns That Recent Fed Proposed Guidance Undermines Bank Boards’ Ability and Obligation to Stop Misconduct Text of the letter available here (PDF) Washington, DC – Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.)…

New Hampshire Hypocrisy: A “Drug Den” When Convenient ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (08-17)

New Hampshire Hypocrisy: A “Drug Den” When Convenient ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (08-17)

A few months ago the governor of New Hampshire called out the City of Lawrence as the source of their “drug crisis” and “opioid epidemic”. He painted a picture of…

A Rare and Huge Victory Against the Deep State in MA

A Rare and Huge Victory Against the Deep State in MA

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – July, 2017 This week the ordinary decent folk of Massachusetts handed an honest doctor a massive victory over the cold sociopathic reptiles who pull the…

Legalizing Foreign Drug Imports Will Worsen New Hampshire’s Opioid Crisis

Legalizing Foreign Drug Imports Will  Worsen New Hampshire’s Opioid Crisis

By: Kevin St. James – July, 2017 New Hampshire’s opioid epidemic is out of control. Last year, 500 people died from overdoses. This year promises to be worse — especially…

Lawrence Candidate Catches DPW Workers Cleaning Councilor’s Property, Broadcasts Confrontation Live on Facebook

Lawrence Candidate Catches DPW Workers Cleaning Councilor’s Property, Broadcasts Confrontation Live on Facebook

By: Tom Duggan – July 25, 2017 Lawrence City Council candidate Francisco Paulino says he is so sick of the special favors City Councilor Estella Reyes has been getting with her…

Maldonado says No Problem with His Campaign Donations, Media Should Focus on “Rivera’s Pattern of Corruption”

Maldonado says No Problem with His Campaign Donations, Media Should Focus on “Rivera’s Pattern of Corruption”

By: Tom Duggan – July 17, 2017 `In response to the State’s Office of Campaign and Political Financing (OCPF) demanding he disclose donors to his campaign, Lawrence City Councilor and…

MA Democrats Cheer “Racist” Hand-Held Driving Ban ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (7-17)

MA Democrats Cheer “Racist” Hand-Held Driving Ban ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (7-17)

VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL – July, 2017 What we have heard from the Democratic Party at the national level, and here in Massachusetts over the past ten years is that police…

Shadow Donors Plague Lawrence Mayoral Candidate Modesto Maldonado

Shadow Donors Plague Lawrence Mayoral Candidate Modesto Maldonado

By: Tom Duggan – July 8, 2017 OCPF-contributions maldonado    OCPF-expenditures maldonado According to The Massachusetts Office of Campaign and Political Finance, (OCPF) an enforcement arm of the Secretary of State’s…

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook – June, 2017

Kathy’s Lawrence Notebook – June, 2017

I’ve been gone for a few months and there’s so much news you may not have heard about it’ll take two months to catch up. Council Business: The Ordinance Committee…

Leonardo Lara of Lawrence Sentenced For Money Laundering & Theft of Public Funds

Leonardo Lara of Lawrence Sentenced For Money Laundering & Theft of Public Funds

BOSTON – A Lawrence man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for money laundering, transacting in criminally-derived property, and theft of public funds.  Leonardo Lara, 36, was sentenced…

Blatchford Drops Out of Lawrence City Council Race After Being Fired From State House

Blatchford Drops Out of Lawrence City Council Race After Being Fired From State House

Former Lawrence School Committeeman Jim Blatchford has withdrawn from the 2017 city council race. Blatchford was fired last Friday, as an aide to Rep. Carmine Gentile, a Democrat from Sudbury. …

AG Healey Gives Big Swamp Reptiles a Pass on Crime and Corruption

AG Healey Gives Big Swamp Reptiles a Pass on Crime and Corruption

By: Bharany Padmanabhan – June, 2017 Last month in this space I reported clearly on sweetheart no-bid contracts between the Board of Registration in Medicine and the Massachusetts Medical Society…