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NIMBYS – The Empty Chair Show – By Phil Lahey

NIMBYS – The Empty Chair Show – By Phil Lahey

By: Phi Lahey – March, 2014 For those of you who don’t know what that stands for, it means “Not in My Backyard”. Lately there has been much media attention…

Retired Lawrence Officer Dies Two Days After Warrant Issued for His Arrest

Retired Lawrence Officer Dies Two Days After Warrant Issued for His Arrest

BREAKING…. LAWRENCE… By: Tom Duggan UPDATED 4/16/14 The Valley Patriot has learned Wednesday afternoon that Former Officer William Hale passed away Wednesday.  Story Posted on 4/15/14 below An arrest warrant…

A BLOODY DAY IN LAWRENCE~Bank Robber, CarJacking Keep Police in Lawrence, Methuen Busy

A BLOODY DAY IN LAWRENCE~Bank Robber, CarJacking Keep Police in Lawrence, Methuen Busy

  LAWRENCE-METHUEN By: Tom Duggan and Justess Jacobson VIDEO GALLERY 1 VIDEO GALLERY 2 Lawrence and Methuen Police raced through the city early Friday afternoon, first in pursuit of a…

Three Alarm Inferno Keeps Firefighters from Four Communities Busy Through Early Morning

Three Alarm Inferno Keeps Firefighters from Four Communities Busy Through Early Morning

By: Tom Duggan PHOTOS: J. BERGERON PHOTO GALLERY Firefighters from Lawrence, Andover, North Andover and Lowell have been battling a three alarm blaze at 118 Olive Avenue in Lawrence for…

Street Narcotics Enforcement Unit Wins Exchange Club Police Officer of the Year

Street Narcotics Enforcement Unit Wins Exchange Club Police Officer of the Year

The Street Narcotics Unit (SNEU) is a small, highly proactive narcotics unit under the Special Operations Division of the Lawrence Police Department. The unit is dedicated to the eradication of…

Our Celebration is Really All About You… The Story That Never Made Print!

Our Celebration is Really All About You… The Story That Never Made Print!

People frequently ask me, “What is the ‘secret’ of your success?” While I could never boil down to one single reason, I have made no secret of the fact that…

Methuen Councilor Pens Letter of Endorsement for Sheriff Candidate Jerry Robito against Frank Cousins

Methuen Councilor Pens Letter of Endorsement for Sheriff Candidate Jerry Robito against Frank Cousins

Methuen City Councilor Sean Fountain has submitted a letter to the editor asking for your support of his candidate for Essex County Sheriff Jerry Robito. Fountain is a member of…

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, March 8, 2014

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, March 8, 2014

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1  (right click to save to your IPOD or desktop) CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2 Today Tom and Paul talked about the Valley Patriot’s…

Mayor Rivera Announces that Lawrence General Hospital to Provide Emergency Ambulance Services to the City

Mayor Rivera Announces that Lawrence General Hospital to Provide Emergency Ambulance Services to the City

Mayor Dan Rivera announced today that Lawrence General Hospital, the City’s leading health care provider, will expand its ambulance service for residents of the City of Lawrence from advanced life…

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, March 1, 2014

The Paying Attention! Radio Program with Tom Duggan, March 1, 2014

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 1 (right click to save to your IPOD or desktop) CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 2  CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD HOUR 3 Today Tom and…

Lawrence Exchange Club’s 2014 Firefighter of the Year Award, Lawrence

Lawrence Exchange Club’s 2014 Firefighter of the Year Award, Lawrence

The Lawrence Exchange Club honored EMT’s, firefighters and police officers from Andover, North Andover and Lawrence for their contribution to public safety in the Merrimack Valley. The annual award ceremonies were…

THE EMPTY CHAIR SHOW – The Stigma of Addiction

THE EMPTY CHAIR SHOW – The Stigma of Addiction

By: Phil Lahey – February, 2014 Everyone knows that addicts are low life people who deserve what they get for choosing a life of addiction. Hell, I felt the same…

IN YOUR CORNER with KATY IVES – A Response to Court Rulings on Sentencing Juveniles Convicted of 1st Degree Murder

IN YOUR CORNER with KATY IVES – A Response to Court Rulings on Sentencing Juveniles Convicted of 1st Degree Murder

By: Senator Kathleen O’Connor Ives – February, 2014 Senators Barry Finegold, (D-Andover), Bruce Tarr (R-Gloucester), Richard Moore (D-Uxbridge), Eileen Donoghue (D-Lowell), James Timilty (D-Walpole), Joan Lovely (D-Salem), Richard Ross (R-Wrentham),…

Lawrence’s Councilor Laplante on The Road – Ride Along, Part II

Lawrence’s Councilor Laplante on The Road – Ride Along, Part II

The Lawrence Fire Dept. By: Tom Duggan – February, 2014 This is part II of an ongoing series on Lawrence City Councilor Marc Laplante’s experiences riding along and observing city…

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

February, 2014 Valley Patriot, Edition 124 – TAKE THE MONEY AND RUN

RIGHT CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FEBRUARY 2014 VALLEY PATRIOT! (DOWNLOAD TIME 2MIN) Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover Massachusetts, a former…

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