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Paying Attention Podcast 2-15-18 – Acadia Insurance vs. The 1st Amendment, Trump, Politics & More

Paying Attention Podcast 2-15-18 – Acadia Insurance vs. The 1st Amendment, Trump, Politics & More

VIDEO BELOW Download or listen to this week’s podcast. Today on the Paying Attention Podcast Tom talks about lawyers for the Acadia Insurance Company trying got have a reporter thrown…

*UPDATED* Methuen Police Seek Home Invasion Suspects

*UPDATED* Methuen Police Seek Home Invasion Suspects

Note: The following includes an updated description of the two suspects. The Methuen Police Department is actively seeking two suspects allegedly involved in a home Tuesday afternoon. On Tuesday, Feb. 13,…

MA State Police CAT (Community Action Team) Make Heroin/Fentanyl Trafficking Arrests in Lawrence

MA State Police CAT (Community Action Team) Make Heroin/Fentanyl Trafficking Arrests in Lawrence

Yesterday, the Troop-A Community Action Team (CAT) of the Massachusetts State Police was out in full force in the City of Lawrence, netting a large quantity of heroin in two…

Medflight Takes Lawrence Shooting Victim to Boston, Uncooperative with Police

Medflight Takes Lawrence Shooting Victim to Boston, Uncooperative with Police

  By: Tom Duggan – Feb, 10, 2018 LAWRENCE – Police have released few details about a man who was shot late Friday afternoon on a small canal bridge connecting…

Lawrence’s Rep. Moran Secures $700K for More Lawrence Police

Lawrence’s Rep. Moran Secures $700K for More Lawrence Police

  State Representative Frank A. Moran (D—Lawrence) today announced that a state grant the Representative filed in the state budget has resulted in almost three quarters of a million dollars…

Controversial Opioid Remedy “Kratom” Opposed by Govt., Pharmaceutical Industry

Controversial Opioid Remedy “Kratom” Opposed by Govt., Pharmaceutical Industry

By: Ira Keltz – Paying Attention TV Reporter Public health experts believe that for every fatal drug overdose in the United States, there are approximately 30 non-fatal overdoses. That means…

POLICE CHIEFS: Mandatory Rehab for Narcan Recipients

POLICE CHIEFS: Mandatory Rehab for Narcan Recipients

Duggan Holds Opioid Summit with Four Local Police Chiefs TRANSCRIBED BY CHRISTINA JASKOT Valley Patriot publisher Tom Duggan debuted his new Paying Attention TV Podcast last month. The show is…

Police Arrest Lawrence Man in New Year’s Eve Murder on Reservoir St.

Police Arrest Lawrence Man in New Year’s Eve Murder on Reservoir St.

The Lawrence Police and The Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehensive Team have arrested 49 year old Jose Urena  of Lawrence for the execution of Jeffrie Santana-Peguero on New Year’s…

Lawrence Man Sentenced to 22 Months in Prison for Falsifying Audio Recordings in Federal Investigation

Lawrence Man Sentenced to 22 Months in Prison for Falsifying Audio Recordings in Federal Investigation

Defendant was paid cooperator for Internal Revenue Service  BOSTON – A Lawrence man who was working as a paid cooperator for the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) was sentenced today in federal court in Boston in…

Charlie’s Medical Board Repeatedly Violates the Sherman Act

Charlie’s Medical Board Repeatedly Violates the Sherman Act

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – Dec. 2017 In the U.S. the government shall not favor one competitor over another within the marketplace. Charlie Baker’s Board of Registration in Medicine does this…

Public Awareness for Compromised Public Waterways

Public Awareness for Compromised Public Waterways

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives – Dec. 2017 I recently testified in front of the Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture on a bill I co-sponsored, S448 An…

If You Build It, They Will Come – Rail Trails and Heroin Trails ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

If You Build It, They Will Come – Rail Trails and Heroin Trails ~ PAYING ATTENTION with TOM DUGGAN

Last month, the state legislature approved giving Lawrence another $1.5M for … get this … improvements to the “rail trail”. For those who don’t know what the “rail trail” is,…

Lawrence Closes 2017 with One More Murder Just Hours Before the New Year Rings

Lawrence Closes 2017 with One More Murder Just Hours Before the New Year Rings

Lawrence Police tackled their last murder of 2017 just a few short hours before the start of the new year.  Witnesses told Lawrence Police that someone was shooting out the…

Methuen Fire Donates Coats to Families in Need

Methuen Fire Donates Coats to Families in Need

  The Methuen Fire Department and Methuen Firefighters Local 1691 teamed up with Columbia Gas to hand out 88 coats, hats, and gloves to children as part of Operation Warm…

An Exit Interview with Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni ~ Part I

An Exit Interview with Methuen Mayor Steve Zanni ~ Part I

In his last days as Mayor of Methuen, The Valley Patriot sat down with Steve Zanni for an exit interview to see what he thought of his six years as…

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