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The October 2018 Edition of The Valley Patriot – Columbia Gas Disaster

The October 2018 Edition of The Valley Patriot – Columbia Gas Disaster

DOWNLOAD THE PDF OF THE OCTOBER, 2018 READ IN OUR FLIP PAGE VIEWER WITHOUT DOWNLOADING        Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper…

Bulletproof Backpacks; the Newest Quick Fix for Gun Violence at Schools?

Bulletproof Backpacks; the Newest Quick Fix for Gun Violence at Schools?

By: Abigail Juknavorian – Sept. 2018 Two hundred dollars; that’s the average price for the newest back to school accessory. What kind of accessory could be that expensive? Bulletproof backpacks. Following…

Essex County Sheriff’s Dept. Pays Tribute to MIA/POW’S on Nat’l Recognition Day

Essex County Sheriff’s Dept. Pays Tribute to MIA/POW’S on Nat’l Recognition Day

  Sheriff Kevin F. Coppinger led a service on September 21, 2018 to commemorate National POW/MIA Recognition Day. Ceremony was held at the Essex County Sheriff’s Department (ECSD) Headquarters in…

PAYING ATTENTION ~ Methuen Scandals and Cover Ups Show Lack of Leadership – State MUST Take Over NOW!

PAYING ATTENTION ~ Methuen Scandals and Cover Ups Show Lack of Leadership – State MUST Take Over NOW!

The City of Methuen is in a serious crisis. Not just a funding crisis but a management crisis, a leadership crisis and most frightening a structural crisis as a municipality.First,…

Methuen Police Charge Man With Kidnapping After Locating Missing Teen

Methuen Police Charge Man With Kidnapping After Locating Missing Teen

Sept. 18, 2018 METHUEN — Chief Joseph Solomon reports that the Methuen Police Department arrested a man last week for allegedly kidnapping and providing drugs to a juvenile. Charles W.…

Andover Police Investigating Bank Robbery

Andover Police Investigating Bank Robbery

  Andover Police are looking to identify two men who robbed a bank in town Saturday morning, Sept. 8. ANDOVER — Chief Patrick Keefe reports that the Andover Police Department…

Shooting on Basswood Street in Lawrence Leaves 1, Possibly 2 Hit

Shooting on Basswood Street in Lawrence Leaves 1, Possibly 2 Hit

Details were fuzzy as to how many people were hit by gunfire on Basswood in Lawrence Friday night. Lawrence police and Massachusetts State Police cordoned off the street and found…

Methuen Police Arrest Man Barricaded on Pine Street After Escaping Police Custody in Lowell

Methuen Police Arrest Man Barricaded on Pine Street After Escaping Police Custody in Lowell

By: Tom Duggan – Sept 4, 2018 Methuen police called in the swat team early Tuesday morning at 30 Pine Street when a man who escaped police custody in Lowell…

Day of Violence in Lawrence Results in 4th Murder of the Year on Brooke Street

Day of Violence in Lawrence Results in 4th Murder of the Year on Brooke Street

VIDEO BROOKE STREET SHOOTING ABOVE   By: Tom Duggan – September 3, 2018 While most people were enjoying Labor Day with family and friends at cookouts or at the beach,…

Hit and Run Driver Knocks Car into Building Causing Car/House Fire in Lawrence

Hit and Run Driver Knocks Car into Building Causing Car/House Fire in Lawrence

In the early hours of Sunday morning Lawrence police and fire were called to Chester Street for a car crashed into a house. Within seconds of the first radio call,…

Methuen Police Celebrate Lt. Frank Korn’s Retirement

Methuen Police Celebrate Lt. Frank Korn’s Retirement

    METHUEN — Chief Joseph Solomon is pleased to announce that the Methuen Police Department recently celebrated the retirement of Lt. Frank Korn after 32 years of dedicated service.…

ATF, Lawrence Police Recover Weapons Stolen from NH, Arrest Dangerous Gang Leader

ATF, Lawrence Police Recover Weapons Stolen from NH, Arrest Dangerous Gang Leader

August 18, 2018 In November of 2017, Detective O’Keefe of the Lawrence Police Department along with Special Agent Ryan Griffin of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives interviewed…

Shooting on Prospect Street in Lawrence Leaves Cars Damaged

Shooting on Prospect Street in Lawrence Leaves Cars Damaged

August 16, 2018 Lawrence Police were called to Prospect and Fulton Street shortly before midnight for a call of “shots fired”. When Police arrived at the scene they found a…

VIDEO of Woman Hit By Car on Essex St. in Lawrence on Tuesday

VIDEO of Woman Hit By Car on Essex St. in Lawrence on Tuesday

  Tom DugganTom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying Attention TV/Radio Program, lectures on…

City Violates Public Records Law Refusing Methuen Superior Officers’ Public Records Requests

City Violates Public Records Law Refusing Methuen Superior Officers’ Public Records Requests

By: Tom Duggan – August 15, 2018 The attorney for the Methuen Superior officers union has requested public information from the city regarding salaries and contracts for other city departments…

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