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Our Incompetent, Dishonest Legislature Strikes Again ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Jan. 2020)

Our Incompetent, Dishonest Legislature Strikes Again ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (Jan. 2020)

MA Legislature Passes the NH Economic Development Act January, 202o You have to hand it to the Democrat Party-controlled Massachusetts State Legislature. When it comes to stupidity, only California can beat…

IRS Employee from Lawrence Charged with Filing Hundreds of False Tax Returns

IRS Employee from Lawrence Charged with Filing Hundreds of False Tax Returns

BOSTON – An employee of the IRS Service Center in Andover was charged today with filing over 500 false tax returns for herself and other individuals. Jennifer Beth True, 44,…

Another Lawrence Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Distributing Fentanyl

Another Lawrence Man Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Distributing Fentanyl

If you enjoy our news coverage please consider making a $1 donation via payal BOSTON – A Lawrence man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston for selling fentanyl…

Illegal Alien, Alexander Martinez-Peguero Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking in Lawrence

Illegal Alien, Alexander Martinez-Peguero Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking in Lawrence

If you enjoy our news coverage please consider making a $1 donation via payal BOSTON – A Dominican national pleaded guilty today in federal court in Boston to heroin trafficking.…

Illegal Alienl Living in Lawrence Sentenced for Possession of Fentanyl with Intent to Distribute

Illegal Alienl Living in Lawrence Sentenced for Possession of Fentanyl with Intent to Distribute

BOSTON – A Dominican national was sentenced today in federal court in Boston for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. Santos Obispo Guerrero Lara, 35, was sentenced by U.S. District…

Auditor Bump Calls for Expanded Resources, Accountability for Municipal Police Training

Auditor Bump Calls for Expanded Resources, Accountability for Municipal Police Training

  BOSTON — Massachusetts has one of the highest hourly requirements for in-service police training in the nation, at 40 hours of in-service training annually. However, a study released today…

Police Arrest Suspect in Christmas Eve Shooting in Methuen

Police Arrest Suspect in Christmas Eve Shooting in Methuen

If you enjoy our news  coverage please consider making a $1 donation UPDATED December 27, 2019 The suspect in the Christmas Eve shooting on Broadway and Center Street has been taken into…

Mayor Delays Police Superior Officer’s Union Arbitration – Perry Says He is Looking Forward to Settling Dispute

Mayor Delays Police Superior Officer’s Union Arbitration – Perry Says He is Looking Forward to Settling Dispute

If you enjoy our news  coverage please consider making a $1 donation December 18, 2019 Methuen Mayor Jim Jajuga has asked the courts to delay – once again – the December 16th…

Methuen Man Arrested for Conspiracy to Distribute Fentanyl

Methuen Man Arrested for Conspiracy to Distribute Fentanyl

BOSTON – Two men were arrested on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, and charged with conspiracy to distribute fentanyl. Steven Perez, of Lowell, and Anthony Holloway, of Methuen, were arrested and…

Methuen Superior Officers Claims Retaliation Over Contract Dispute

Methuen Superior Officers Claims Retaliation Over Contract Dispute

If you enjoy our news  coverage please consider making a $1 donation As part of the ongoing arbitration between the Methuen Superior Officer’s Union and the City of Methuen, the union is…

Rowley Man Arrested after Trying to Stab Methuen Cop with Hypodermic Needle

Rowley Man Arrested after Trying to Stab Methuen Cop with Hypodermic Needle

November 30, 2019 A 28 year old  Rowley man is under arrest today after leading police on a chase through the city and onto Rt. 495. Police say they saw Jacob…

Feds, State Police Gang Task Force Take Down Trinitarios on Gun Charges

Feds, State Police Gang Task Force Take Down Trinitarios on Gun Charges

If you enjoy our news  coverage please consider making a $1 donation All photos/video (c) Copyright Valley Patriot, Inc, 2019 LAWRENCE – In the early morning hours Friday, members of the Massachusetts…

Methuen Police Arrest Lawrence Suspect in Deadly Hit-and-Run Crash

Methuen Police Arrest Lawrence Suspect in Deadly Hit-and-Run Crash

Oct 21, 2019 (6:10pm) The Methuen Police will charge a juvenile in connection with the hit-and-run crash that killed a Methuen man last week. Methuen Police arrested a 16 year…

Methuen Superior Officers Union Denies Two Contracts Used to Deceive Council- E-mails Show Willingness to Accept 0% Raise

Methuen Superior Officers Union Denies Two Contracts Used to Deceive Council- E-mails Show Willingness to Accept 0% Raise

October 1, 2019 The Methuen Police Superior Officers Union has issued a public statement disputing public claims that there was sleight of hand or that two different contracts were used…

One Year After the Columbia Gas Disaster ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (9-19)

One Year After the Columbia Gas Disaster ~ VALLEY PATRIOT EDITORIAL (9-19)

September, 2019 This month marks the one-year anniversary of the Columbia Gas explosions that rocked Lawrence, Andover and North Andover. For those who lived through it, it will be something…

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