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Former Canton Conservation Commission Consultant Robert Murphy Fined $10K for Conflicts of Interest

Former Canton Conservation Commission Consultant Robert Murphy Fined $10K for Conflicts of Interest

Murphy was paid privately for work on permit applications and plans submitted to the Conservation Commission; then reviewed those applications and plans as consultant to the Conservation Commission.  The Massachusetts State…

The Valley Patriot, October, 2015, Edition #144 ~ Rivera Called “Oreo Cookie”

The Valley Patriot, October, 2015, Edition #144 ~ Rivera Called “Oreo Cookie”

CLICK THE FRONT PAGE FOR FLIP PAGE VIEWER   READ ON-LINE with OUR NEW FLIP PAGE VIEWER  PDF OF THE OCT, 2015 VALLEY PATRIOT   NOW AVAILABLE ON KINDLE Tom DugganTom…

Does Chuck Takesian Hold the Key to Salisbury’s Sewer Problems?

Does Chuck Takesian Hold the Key to Salisbury’s Sewer Problems?

IT’S NICE TO BE NICE… OR IS IT?   THE NICE GUY CANDIDATE Salisbury Selectman Chuck Takesian is a nice guy, isn’t he? Everybody loves Chuck. It’s hard to find…

Corrupt Former Blandford Selectman Robert Nichols Fined $12,500 for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

Corrupt Former Blandford Selectman Robert Nichols Fined $12,500 for Conflict of Interest Law Violations

Selectman Nichols made misrepresentations to secure a Town contract for his own company Former Blandford, Massachusetts Selectman Robert Nichols was fined $12,150.50 by the Massachusetts Ethics Commission for illegally steering…

Organic Foods: Not as Healthy as You Think

Organic Foods: Not as Healthy as You Think

By Christine Morabito – October 2015 Organic farming has become a multi-billion-dollar industry. What you don’t know about it may surprise you. Eating organic is supposed to be healthier and better for…

Black Student Who Suffered Racial Slurs, Comments About Lynchings at Lowell High Says Administration Asked Him to “Move On”

Black Student Who Suffered Racial Slurs, Comments About Lynchings at Lowell High Says Administration Asked Him to “Move On”

School Committee Member’s Son Accused of Getting Special Treatment SEE VIDEO OF Nkimbeng SPEECH By: Tom Duggan, October 10, 2015 Black Lowell High School student Anye Nkimbeng was called a “nigger”…

Worcester Law Firm Owners Fined $8K for Making Illegal Contributions To Polito

Worcester Law Firm Owners Fined $8K for Making Illegal Contributions To Polito

The co-owners of a Worcester law firm agreed to pay $8,000 to the state’s general fund as part of a disposition agreement concerning prohibited contributions to a statewide candidate, according…

Andover Man, Local Teamsters Face 20 Years for Extortion of Reality TV Production Company,

Andover Man, Local Teamsters Face 20 Years for Extortion of Reality TV Production Company,

BOSTON—Five members of Teamsters Local 25 were arrested today in connection with attempting to extort a television production company that was filming a reality show in the Boston area in…

Choose Dr. Oliver Sacks over Lucian Leape or Alice Newton

Choose Dr. Oliver Sacks over Lucian Leape or Alice Newton

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – Sept. 2015 Dr. Oliver Sacks passed away last week from melanoma of the eye. He was best known for awakening people frozen into catatonic parkinsonism by the…

The Valley Patriot, September 2015 Edition, Issue #143 – SECRET MEETINGS IN LAWRENCE

The Valley Patriot, September 2015 Edition, Issue #143 – SECRET MEETINGS IN LAWRENCE

READ ON-LINE with OUR NEW FLIP PAGE VIEWER  PDF OF THE SEPT, 2015 VALLEY PATRIOT   NOW AVAILABLE ON KINDLE Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot…

Lawrence 911 Dispatcher Files Defamation, Invasion of Privacy Suit Against the City, Mayor and Police Chief

Lawrence 911 Dispatcher Files Defamation, Invasion of Privacy Suit Against the City, Mayor and Police Chief

By: Tom Duggan – Sept 26, 2015 The viral media reports on a 911 dispatcher in Lawrence whose job was reportedly “on the line” for hanging up on “Spanish-speaking callers” has not only…

Supporting Sanctuary Status in Lawrence Only Creates a More Insecure Community

Supporting Sanctuary Status in Lawrence Only Creates a More Insecure Community

In reaction to the misinformed and ill-conceived vote recently taken by the Lawrence City Council to create a so-called sanctuary community, I wanted to express my major disappointment as it…

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins Fined $2,500 for Conflicts of Interest

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven Tompkins Fined $2,500 for Conflicts of Interest

Displayed his Sheriff’s ID when asking business owners to take down his campaign opponent’s campaign signs The State Ethics Commission has fined Suffolk County Sheriff,  Steven Tompkins after he admitted to violating…

FBI Arrests Lowell Man for $440,000 Embezzlement Scheme

FBI Arrests Lowell Man for $440,000 Embezzlement Scheme

BOSTON—A Lowell man was arrested yesterday on bank fraud charges in connection with his theft of more than $440,000 from the Spain-based seafood and fish distributor for which he served…

Labor Union to Bankroll Recall Efforts to Remove Lawrence Mayor, Calls Rivera “Sexist”, “Racist” and an “Oreo Cookie”

Labor Union to Bankroll Recall Efforts to Remove Lawrence Mayor, Calls Rivera “Sexist”, “Racist” and an “Oreo Cookie”

The president of a local union has come forward saying he and his organization are going to bankroll the recall petition against Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera to have Rivera removed from office.…