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Solomon: Methuen to Use Shooter Detection Technology in Schools

Solomon: Methuen to Use Shooter Detection Technology in Schools

By: Tom Duggan – July, 2014 Methuen Police Chief Joe Solomon appeared on 980WCAP’s Paying Attention Radio Program earlier this month to reveal a new safety measure being implemented in…

Can America Survive Obama’s Treason and the Treason of the Democrat Party?

Can America Survive Obama’s Treason and the Treason of the Democrat Party?

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX By: Dr. Charles Ormsby – July, 2014 I’m no fan of our President. I’m sure that is clear to anyone who has been reading my articles…

Lawrence Mayor Rivera Begins Fire Chief Search, Appoints Committee for Recruitment

Lawrence Mayor Rivera Begins Fire Chief Search, Appoints Committee for Recruitment

By: Tom Duggan – July 18, 2014 Lawrence  Mayor Dan Rivera has begun the process of finding a permanent fire chief to lead the Lawrence Fire Department. Rivera named the members…

Podcast and Video of Paying Attention (6-21-14) Interview with Pavel Payano, Candidate for State Senator

Podcast and Video of Paying Attention (6-21-14) Interview with Pavel Payano, Candidate for State Senator

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. VIDEO BELOW. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD…

UPDATED… Hearing Cancelled: Lawrence Officer Arrested, Released Days Before Disciplinary Hearing

UPDATED… Hearing Cancelled: Lawrence Officer Arrested, Released Days Before Disciplinary Hearing

DISCIPLINARY HEARING CANCELLED – OFFICER GREEN SAYS MAYOR OFFERED TO REINSTATE HIM, REFUSED By: Tom Duggan, UPDATED June 24, 214 |12PM UPDATE…. The Hearing for Lawrence Police Officer William Green…

Letter: Amesbury Police Officer Thanks Valley Patriot, Publisher

Letter: Amesbury Police Officer Thanks Valley Patriot, Publisher

To the Editor, I wanted to send a note of gratitude for receiving the Officer Thomas Duggan, Sr. Law Enforcement Hero Award. (VIDEO) It is an honor to be recognized…

Public Safety Secretary Confirms 7 Flights of Illegals Landed in MA, Denies Safety Net Services Provided

Public Safety Secretary Confirms 7 Flights of Illegals Landed in MA, Denies Safety Net Services Provided

By: Tom Duggan 6-23-14|3PM According to Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety Andrea Cabral, at least seven flights landed in Massachusetts recently containing illegal aliens transported from the Mexican border prior…

Penn. Man Arraigned, Held on $500K Bail After Stealing Police Car, Assaulting Officer

Penn. Man Arraigned, Held on $500K Bail After Stealing Police Car, Assaulting Officer

By: Tom Duggan June 23, 2014 2PM ORIGINAL STORY Three Suspects in Custody After Wild Chase Leads to Stolen Cruiser and Threats of “Killing Any Cop I See” Pennsylvania resident Robert Zygarowski…

BREAKING…. Three Suspects in Custody After Wild Chase Leads to Stolen Cruiser and Threats of “Killing Any Cop I See”

BREAKING…. Three Suspects in Custody After Wild Chase Leads to Stolen Cruiser and Threats of “Killing Any Cop I See”

  UPDATE FROM CHANNEL 5 - Police say Penn. man assaulted officer, stole cruiser. Suspect also allegedly threatened to shoot police 6-21-14 1:08AM|Tom Duggan PHOTOS LAWRENCE - Salem NH police lead a…

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…

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…

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, Police Chief Announce Crackdown on Noise, Police Sweeps Through Troubled Areas

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, Police Chief Announce Crackdown on Noise, Police Sweeps Through Troubled Areas

Chief Says Weekend Patrol Shifts to be Dedicated to Noise Complaints By: Tom Duggan and Jon Bergeron – May 24, 2014 Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, flanked by Police Chief Fitzpatrick…

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…

Firefighters’ Union Calls Out Mayor for Shutting Down Fire Stations

Firefighters’ Union Calls Out Mayor for Shutting Down Fire Stations

From Eric Zahn, President Lawrence Firefighter’s Union LAWRENCE – In response to Mayor Rivera’s recent statement in the Eagle Tribune on Sunday April 26, 2014, the Lawrence Firefighters’ Union Local…

Cutting Fire Protection in Lawrence is not the Answer: Valley Patriot Editorial, May-2014

Cutting Fire Protection in Lawrence is not the Answer: Valley Patriot Editorial, May-2014

Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera has come into office with a great deal of good will from the public and the media. He has made some critical moves in his first…

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