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With Friends Like Roger Twomey Who Needs Mortal Enemies?

With Friends Like Roger Twomey Who Needs Mortal Enemies?

  By Tom Duggan – June, 2014 Lawrence City Councilor Roger Twomey is running for state representative as a Republican making this a three way race among himself, incumbent Marcos…

Video of Justina Pelletier Begging Governor Patrick to Let her “Go Home Right Now!”

Video of Justina Pelletier Begging Governor Patrick to Let her “Go Home Right Now!”

June 9, 2014 Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former Lawrence School Committeeman, former political director for Mass. Citizens…

Podcast of Paying Attention! Radio Show: Guests John Devine, Richard Tisei

Podcast of Paying Attention! Radio Show: Guests John Devine, Richard Tisei

Paying Attention is hosted by Tom Duggan, Co-host Paul Murano and is produced by Chris Poublon. Paying Attention and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1  CLICK…

Download The Valley Patriot, June-2014 Edition (#128) MA Military Ballots No Longer Secret

Download The Valley Patriot, June-2014 Edition (#128) MA Military Ballots No Longer Secret

Click HERE for TURN PAGE VIEW of Edition #128 – June 2014  Click here to download PDF of Valley Patriot Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley…

State, Fed and Local Task Force Intercepts 11 Kilos of Cocaine Shipped in Produce Boxes from Dominican Republic, Headed for Lawrence

State, Fed and Local Task Force Intercepts 11 Kilos of Cocaine Shipped in Produce Boxes from Dominican Republic, Headed for Lawrence

Several days ago, Massachusetts state troopers along with federal agents and local police officers developed intelligence that a large quantity of cocaine was en route from the Dominican Republic, through…

Podcast of Paying Attention Radio Program 5-31-14: Phil DeCologero, May Long, Al Dinuccio, and MORE

Podcast of Paying Attention Radio Program 5-31-14: Phil DeCologero, May Long, Al Dinuccio, and MORE

Paying Attention is hosted by Tom Duggan, Co-host Paul Murano and is produced by Chris Poublon. Paying Attention and airs on 980WCAP in Lowell.  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 CLICK…

Ethics Commission Concludes the Adjudicatory Proceeding Involving Former State Representative Demetrius Atsalis

Ethics Commission Concludes the Adjudicatory Proceeding Involving Former State Representative Demetrius Atsalis

The State Ethics Commission approved a Final Order and Disposition Agreement  involving former State Representative Demetrius Atsalis. According to the Agreement, Atsalis admitted to violating M.G.L. c. 268B, the financial…

American Legion Calls for Criminal Investigations at VA

American Legion Calls for Criminal Investigations at VA

Phoenix Report Confirms Dishonest Scheduling Procedures ‘Systemic’ The American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger has called for criminal investigations of all Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) employees responsible for…

Auditor Bump: DCF Head’s Resignation “Not Enough”, “If You Can’t Afford Oversight You Can’t Afford the Program!”

Auditor Bump: DCF Head’s Resignation “Not Enough”, “If You Can’t Afford Oversight You Can’t Afford the Program!”

By Tom Duggan, May, 2014 Massachusetts State Auditor Suzanne Bump says, “It’s not enough” that Governor Deval Patrick is replacing the state’s Department of Children and Families (DCF) Commissioner, telling…

‘Child Welfare Advocates’ and the ‘Kids for Harvard’ Travesty

‘Child Welfare Advocates’ and  the ‘Kids for Harvard’ Travesty

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan May, 2014 The definition of a “Child Welfare Advocate” in Massachusetts is someone who supports total secrecy within the Juvenile Court system and sealing every document so…

Download The Valley Patriot, May-2014 Edition (#127) “DCF Resignations “Not Enough”

Download The Valley Patriot, May-2014 Edition (#127) “DCF Resignations “Not Enough”

Click for Turn-Page View of The Valley Patriot – Edition #127 – May, 2014  Click to download PDF of Valley Patriot Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The…

Town of Salisbury Spends $100K on Tomaselli Debacle – Refuses to Release Documents Showing Claimed $100K Legal Costs

Town of Salisbury Spends $100K on Tomaselli Debacle –  Refuses to Release Documents Showing Claimed $100K Legal Costs

On May 1st The Valley Patriot requested of the Town of Salisbury to produce “documents showing the legal cost and all other costs for the town’s multiple lawsuits and legal…

Homeland Security/ICE Seize Counterfeit Items Worth over $30 million from Lawrence Flea markets

Homeland Security/ICE Seize Counterfeit Items Worth over $30 million from Lawrence Flea markets

May 23, 2014|LAWRENCE, Mass. — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), in coordination with the Lawrence Police Department, seized approximately three tractor trailers worth of counterfeit…

DiZoglio’s “Lantigua Bill” Signed by Governor, Local Candidates Can no Longer Appear on Ballot if They Violate Campaign Finance Laws

DiZoglio’s “Lantigua Bill” Signed by Governor, Local Candidates Can no Longer Appear on Ballot if They Violate Campaign Finance Laws

By: Tom Duggan – May 21, 2014 Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has signed what has been called “The Lantigua Bill” by some lawmakers after the former Lawrence Mayor refused to…

Massachusetts Military: The REAL Disenfranchised

Massachusetts Military: The REAL Disenfranchised

By: Christine Morabito – May, 2014 Despite a federal law intended to fix the injustice, U.S. servicemen and women remain the most disenfranchised group in this country. The Military and…