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The Message of “Hope”

The Message of “Hope”

  By: John MacDonald – May, 2015 I often talk about leadership and wonder where the next great political leader will emerge from within the United States. What Governor, Congressman,…

Baltimore is Burning – The War Against Police

Baltimore is Burning – The War Against Police

By: Jef Katz – May, 2015 As I write this column, we see terrible acts of violence and radical activity in the City of Baltimore. Buildings are being looted and…

Adventures in Transparency

Adventures in Transparency

By: Kathy Runge – May, 2015 Although, in my opinion, violating the Open Meeting Laws is not unusual for our city council, the newest show of disrespect for city residents…

METHUEN – Private iPhone Sale Turns into Armed Robbery, Arrests

METHUEN – Private iPhone Sale Turns into Armed Robbery, Arrests

METHUEN – May 15, 2015 A Methuen man was robbed of $200 cash yesterday when he arrived to make a purchase of an iPhone 6 from a female he made…

Cape Wind Project: A Tale of Crony Environmentalism (Part 1)

Cape Wind Project: A Tale of Crony Environmentalism (Part 1)

By Christine Morabito - May 2015 It would make a great movie. The story begins in 2001, with an elaborate plot, filled with beautiful, wealthy, and powerful people. There are…

Family and Friends of Murdered Child in 1985 Trying to Raise Money for Headstone

Family and Friends of Murdered Child in 1985 Trying to Raise Money for Headstone

The friends and family of a child murdered in 1985 are desperately trying to raise money for her headstone 30 years later.  By: Tom Duggan – 4-26-14 In 1985 a…

Man Who Recorded, Interfered with Arrest is Himself up on Drug Charges

Man Who Recorded, Interfered with Arrest is Himself up on Drug Charges

        UPDATED 4-23-15 – CLICK ALL 4 IMAGES ABOVE TO READ According to documents obtained by the Valley Patriot, the man involved in videotaping police officers and walking…

Teen from Tennessee Arrested on Terrorism Charges for Making Bomb Threats at MA Schools

Teen from Tennessee Arrested on Terrorism Charges for Making Bomb Threats at MA Schools

5-17-15 A joint investigation by the FBI Boston Division and detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department in Nashville, TN led to the overnight arrest of a South Nashville teenager suspected…

Haverhill Police Station Sprinklers Recalled, City Officials Never Replaced Them

Haverhill Police Station Sprinklers Recalled, City Officials Never Replaced Them

By: Tom Duggan – April, 2015 Earlier this year The Valley Patriot published a report concerning the health dangers of leaking windows and the long term effects of the leaking…

April, 2015 Edition of The Valley Patriot (#138) $38M Riverwalk Expansion

April, 2015 Edition of The Valley Patriot (#138) $38M Riverwalk Expansion

Click here to download normal PDF of Valley Patriot Click HERE for TURN PAGE VIEW of Edition #138 –April, 2015 Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley…

Podcast of Paying Attention (4-11-15) with Special Guest Joe Ligotti, “The Guy From Boston”

Podcast of Paying Attention (4-11-15) with Special Guest Joe Ligotti, “The Guy From Boston”

DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 1 DOWNLOAD OR LISTEN TO HOUR 2 Today Tom Duggan and Paul Murano were entertained by the great Joe Ligotti (The Guy From Boston). Joe…

Portsmouth, NH Police Arrest Lawrence Man on Felony Drug Charges, Seize $2,800 in Heroin, $1K in Cocaine

Portsmouth, NH Police Arrest Lawrence Man on Felony Drug Charges, Seize $2,800 in Heroin, $1K in Cocaine

April, 2015 Portsmouth police arrested a Lawrence man Friday, after detectives, K-9 units and High Intensity Interdiction Team members made a drug arrest in the vicinity of the Portsmouth Rotary. As a…

Lawrence Mayor Reacts to Ferguson, New York, South Carolina Incidents, Orders Use of Force Review for Lawrence Police

Lawrence Mayor Reacts to Ferguson, New York, South Carolina Incidents, Orders Use of Force Review for Lawrence Police

Lawrence Police Proactive in Gaining Community Trust Lawrence Mayor Daniel Rivera and acting Police Chief James Fitzpatrick announced yesterday, the ongoing efforts to avoid and prevent the wrongful use of force by…

BREAKING… Haverhill Police Looking for Your Help Identifying, Finding Bank Robbery Suspect

BREAKING… Haverhill Police Looking for Your Help Identifying, Finding Bank Robbery Suspect

Haverhill Police are searching for a bank robbery suspect who held up the Pentucket Bank located at 395 Lowell Ave at approx 11:45am today. Police say the suspect fled into a…

Haverhill Mayor Fiorentini’s State of the City Address 2015

Haverhill Mayor Fiorentini’s State of the City Address 2015

The State of the City of Haverhill 2015 The Haverhill of Tomorrow   Good evening and welcome.  I would like to welcome and introduce members of our legislative delegation, school committee…

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